New Biography & Memoir Books For Your Reading List | January 2021

14 Jan 2021

New Biography & Memoir Books For Your Reading List | January 2021

Do you need some new biography & memoir books to dive into this month? You’ve come to the right place because we’ve made a list of some of our latest reading list recommendations! Don’t miss the new books from Maria Trautman, Charlie Gilmour, Dan Morain, Clive Irving, Alexi Pappas, and Tana Amen. Enjoy your new biography & memoir books!


After All…

by Maria Trautman

Release Date: September 27, 2020

After All… is an inspiring memoir of one woman’s survival of childhood abuse and neglect. As a baby, Maria Trautman was abandoned at birth by her mother and raised by her adoring grandmother. But when her grandmother passed, she was sent to live with her cruel and cold-hearted mother. After years of emotional and physical attacks, she built up the courage to leave Portugal and emigrated to Canada to seek sanctuary with her aunt. But when her uncle continued the cycle of abuse, she feared it would never stop.

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Featherhood

by Charlie Gilmour

Release Date: January 5, 2021

“I loved every single page.” — Elton John… Featherhood is a moving memoir about a young man named Charlie Gilmour that saves a baby magpie that falls out of its nest and into his hands. By the time the creature develops shiny black feathers that inspire his name Benzene, the two have forged an unbreakable bond. While he cares for the bird, Charlie discovers his biological father, an eccentric poet named Heathcote Williams, is ill. He soon finds one of his poems that talks about a young jackdaw that captured his affection… Over time, Charlie unravels his fear about repeating the past and embraces the role of father himself.

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Kamala’s Way

by Dan Morain

Release Date: January 12, 2021

Kamala’s Way is a new biography about Kamala Harris, the first black woman to stand for Vice President. The book charts how the daughter of two immigrants in segregated California became one of the country’s most effective power players. While Kamala has not shared much about her life, Los Angeles Times reporter Dan Morain has been there from the start.

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The Last Queen

by Clive Irving

Release Date: January 5, 2021

Clive Irving’s new narrative biography The Last Queen probes the question of the British monarchy’s longevity. In 2021, Queen Elizabeth II finally appears to be at ease in the modern world, helped by the new generation of Windsors. But through Irving’s unique insight there emerges a more fragile institution, whose extraordinarily dutiful matriarch has managed to persevere with dignity, yet in doing so made a Faustian pact with the media.

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Bravey

by Alexi Pappas

Release Date: January 12, 2021

“Heartbreaking and hilarious.”—Mindy Kaling… When Alexi Pappas—Olympic athlete, actress, filmmaker, and writer—was four years old, her mother died by suicide. This drastically altered the course of Pappas’s life and set her on a search for female role models. When her father signed his daughter up for sports teams as a way to keep her busy, female athletes became the first women Pappas looked up to, and her Olympic dream was born.

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The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child

by Tana Amen

Release Date: January 5, 2021

“What a journey! With in-your-face honesty, Tana reveals how she was able to turn her pain into purpose. For anyone who has been faced with unspeakable loss, this message is so important.” – Jay Shetty… The Relentless Courage of a Scared Child follows Tana Amen as she shares her story of transformation. It follows along from growing up in poverty, a bullied latch-key kid raised on junk food, to becoming a world-renowned food and fitness expert.

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