Looking for a good read this summer? Don’t venture far. This summer’s must-read list includes impressive memoir feats created by female public figures. Iconic females in the state department and on the silver screen dish out lifelong lessons in these top summer reads. Be sure to add one of these MUIPR-approved memoirs to your summer reading list.

 

“Diary of a Mad Diva” by Joan Rivers

Veteran Comedian Joan Rivers Releases Memoir

Veteran Comedian Joan Rivers Releases Memoir

From throwing shade on Kanye West in the first five pages of this scandalous memoir, Rivers proves she may be a mad diva — a hilariously mad one at that. Any Kardashian klan hate will surely resurface in “Diary.” This MUIPR writer is always eager for those fighting words.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Hard Choices” by Hillary Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Memoir

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s Memoir

Despite a disastrous release, critics suppose Clinton to already be working on another book. Will she be blazing ahead and into a nomination for the upcoming presidential election? Perhaps, her following memoir will drop those much-anticipated hints.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“A Curious Career” by Lynn Barber

Notorious interviewer Lynn Barber debuts memoir

Notorious interviewer Lynn Barber debuts memoir

Dynamic interviewer and author Lynn Barber shares the top highlights from her stories over the years. Any art house fans interested in the more intimate details during her interview with the infamous Salvador Dali should consider this a must-buy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty” by Diane Keaton

Actress Diane Keaton spills Hollywood beauty secrets in her memoir

Actress Diane Keaton spills Hollywood beauty secrets in her memoir

Uncovering the brutality of the Hollywood beauty business, Keaton offers up the best advice she has in accordance with the lessons she’s learned along the way. With an immensely successful career such as hers, it’s interesting to see exactly what she’s had to do to keep it all together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“My Salinger Year” by Joanna Rakoff

Publishing assistant Joanna Rakoff reports on her fleeting time with J.D. Salinger

Publishing assistant Joanna Rakoff reports on her fleeting time with J.D. Salinger

The devil wears pseudonym in Rakoff’s tale of the time she worked in the publishing house of J.D. Salinger. Filled with a sense of gravitas for the famed author’s fans, Rakoff details her responses to fan mail of various sorts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Which memoirs are on your reading list this summer? Have you read any of the above suggested titles? What do you think of them? Share your thoughts in the comments or tweet me @Kelseymbro