ICPL Staff Top Picks for 2014: Biography and Memoir

by on December 29th, 2014

Do you need a reason to read a biography and/or memoir? Here are three:

1. This genre introduces the reader to fascinating people or sheds new light on those we thought we knew.

2. To learn history, or experience something, through the life of an individual.

3. To enjoy a good book.

Our picks for the best biography and memoir titles of the year range from humorous to sweetly sentimental. Are there titles we missed?


  • Yes Please by Amy Poehler
  • Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock
  • Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults by Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke-Dale
  • Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan
  • Year of No Sugar: A Memoir by Eve Schaub

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