Biographies are riveting reads as they tell the real story. People carry their untold stories with them till they are ready to share their experiences. Writing a memoir is very cathartic. These books are inspiring and empowering. Michelle Obama’s Becoming is the best-selling hardcover book of 2018. She writes with remarkable honesty and candor about the grief of infertility and how marriage with Obama was not always easy. Biographies make us aware that nobody’s life is picture perfect. When famous people reveal their vulnerabilities it makes us connect with them on a deeper level. Sally Field’s memoir, In Pieces is an intensely personal, candid and courageous revelation of the abuse she suffered in her past. The book reveals her resilience and her indomitable spirit. She was able to battle the demons and the darkness to become an Oscar winning Hollywood actress. Other outstanding biographies published in 2018 include:
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