Autobiographies To Inspire You In 2019


Happy 2019 everyone. We’re a bit into January now and if you haven’t broken your New Year’s resolution yet congratulations. For the rest of us we might need a little help getting back on track. These memoirs are the all inspiration you need to get you can up to full gear.

The Vanity Fair Diaries by Tina Brown

Available at Chapters

Price Point: $42.00

Sit down, relax, and get ready for some serious tea. In “The Vanity Fair Diaries”, former editor in chief and all-around boss babe Tina Brown chronicles her journey at the helm of the famous magazine. And along the way she spills some celeb secrets.


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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me and Other Concerns by Mindy Kaling.

Available at Chapters

Price Point: $22.00

Mindy Kaling hits you hard with a does or realness in the first of her two memoirs. Seriously reading this is like having a conversation with your BFF. Celebs, they’re just like us.


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The Measure of My Powers: A Memoir of Food, Misery and Paris by Jackie Kai Ellis

Available at Chapters

Price Point: $24.95

If you’ve ever fantasized about leaving your 9-5 to travel to the world this one is for you. This journey of self-discovery is sure to inspire you.


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Becoming by Michelle Obama

Available at Chapters

Price Point: $40

Everyone’s favourite First Lady (sorry Jackie O) chronicles her life beginning with Chicago childhood all the way to her time in the White House. You’ll be inspired every time Michelle defies expectations and rises above.


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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Available at Chapters

Price Point: $33.00

This incredibly moving memoir will give you all of the #feels. A neurosurgeon diagnosed with cancer grapples with his own mortality and contemplates the meaning of existence. If this doesn’t motivate you to get your ish together I don’t know what will.



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