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Autobiography/Memoir

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Inside Out: An Autobiography

Adamson Robert

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Letters to Gil

Malik Al Nasir

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou

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All at Sea: Memories of a Coram Boy

Gorden Aspey

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Only: A singular memoir

Caroline Baum

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Daffodils - Audiobook

Louise Beech

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Hand Me Down

Leigh Bonheur

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Your Honour Can I Tell You My Story?

Brierley et al

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Through the Eyes of a Foster Child: My Childhood in Over 30 New Zealand Homes

Daryl Brougham

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Childhood: A Memoir

Shannon Burns

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One of the Family: Why A Dog Called Maxwell Changed My Life

Nicky Campbell

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Sleepers (memoir)

Lorenzo Carcaterra

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Jack Charles: A Born-again Blakfella

Jack Charles

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The girl in the locker: the true story of twins abandoned by their mother to a life of abuse, and their survival and fight for freedom

Sonia St Claire

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Mini & Me

Michael Cooper

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Shaped by Silence: Stories from Inmates of the Good Shepherd Laundries and Reformatories

Rie Croll

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Hackney Child

Hope Daniels

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Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

Michaela Deprince

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The God Squad

Paddy Doyle

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Life After Care: From Lost Cause to MBE

Mark Edwards

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Born To Survive: You Can't Break A Broken heart

Kylie-Anne Evans

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The Scent of my Mother's Kiss

Melene Fawdry

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Predators' Paradise. A Journey of Survival and Resilience

Glen Fisher

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News From the World

Paula Fox

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The Love that Remains

Susan Francis

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A Search For Belonging: A story about race, identity, belonging and displacement

Michael (Mike) Fuller

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Nine Clouds

Amanda Gargula

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Deliver Me From Evil

Alloma Gilbert

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That's Not My Child

Frank Golding

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Autobiography of Maxim Gorky: My Childhood, in the World, My Universities

Maxim Gorky

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Extraordinary Journey: The Lifelong Path of the Transracial Adoptee

Mark Hagland

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Call Me Auntie: My Childhood in Care and My Search for My Mother

Anne Harrison

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Matthew Henson

Matthew Henson

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The Forgotten Children: Fairbridge Farm School and its Betrayal of Britain's Child Migrants to Australia

David Hill

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Walk On: The Remarkable True Story of the Last Person Sentenced to Death in Australia

Brenda Hodge

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I'll Love You If...

Matthew Huggins

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The Sons with Two Moms

Tony Hynes

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I was just trying to matter

David Jackson

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Harriet Jacobs

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Borderline

Sandie Jessamine

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Red Dust Road

Jackie Kay

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Out of Darkness. Growing up with the Christian Brothers

Ivor A Knight

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Family Secrets: A Writer's Search for His Parents and His Past

David Leitch

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Conversations with Myself

Nelson Mandela

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Don't Ever Cry

Sue Martin

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An Australian Son

Gordon Matthews

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Pulling the Chariot of the Sun

Shane McCrae

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It Is No Secret

Donna Meehan

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Up from the Lowest Rung

Deidre Michell

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Recipes for Survival: Stories of hope and healing by survivors of the state 'care' system in Australia

Deidre Michell et al.

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Ways of the Wicked Witch

Deidre Michell

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My Place

Sally Morgan

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Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard

Liz Murray

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Acceptance: A Memoir

Emi Nietfeld

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Banana Boy

Frank Norman

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Left unsaid: a triumph of sibling love over parental neglect & institutional care

Margo O'Byrne

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Childhood Interrupted

Kathleen O'Malley

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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

Barack Obama

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That Reminds Me: Winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2020

Derek Owusu

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Little One

Peter Papathanasiou

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Doug's story: the struggle for a fair go

Doug Cincotta Pentland et al.

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Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence

Doris Garimara Pilkington

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While the Locust Slept

Peter Razor

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The Life of Riley

Christina Riley

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Our Fathers Cleared the Bush: Remembering Eyre Peninsula

Jill Roe

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Touch Wood: A Girlhood in Occupied France

Renee Roth-Hano

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The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell

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How the Light Gets In: Writing as Spiritual Practice

Pat Schneider

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Burnished: Burnside Life Stories: A collection of life accounts from residents of Burnside Children's Homes, Sydney

Kate Shayler

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Back on the block: Bill Simon's story

Bill Montgomerie Simon et al.

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Our Betty

Liz Smith

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A pavane for another time

Bernard Smith

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Tortured

Victoria

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Desperate Hearts

Katherine Summers

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The Boy Who Loved Books: A Memoir

John Sutherland

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A Tertiary Moment

Ryszard Szablicki

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God, the Devil and Me

Alf Taylor

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From the Ashes

Jesse Thistle

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Fear of the Collar

Patrick Touher

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If Everyone Cared: Autobiography of Margaret Tucker, M.B.E.

Margaret Tucker

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Nobody's Child: The True Story or Growing up in a Yorkshire Children's Home

G J Urquhart

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My Life: A Record of Events and Opinions

Alfred Russel Wallace

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Stumbling Forwards - Understand Backwards

Rob Watts

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The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory: A Memoir

Corey White

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Gaining a Sense of Self

Karen Laura-Lee Wilson

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Gaining a Sense of Self

Karen Laura-Lee Wilson

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Soar

Simon Wooley

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Wards of the state: An autobiographical novella

Robert Adamson

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Thrown Away Child

Louise Allen

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Mixed Blessings from a Cambridge Union

Dame Elizabeth N Anionwu

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Why Richard Kingsmill is is My God

Davida Bache

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In My Own Time: Almost an Autobiography

Nina Bawden

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Aboriginal women by degrees : their stories of the journey towards academic achievement

Mary Ann Bin-Sallik

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Sunday's Child? - a Memoir

Leslie Baruch Brent

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Racial Folly

Gordon Briscoe

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The Child She Bare

Hannah Brown

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The Elephant to Hollywood

Michael Caine

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The WOTS Family

Cheryl Campbell

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The Sixteenth Round

Rubin Carter

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A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages

Kristen Chenoweth

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Eric Clapton: The Autobiography

Eric Clapton

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The Secret Life of Dorothy Soames: A Foundling's Story

Justine Cowan

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Forgotten

Les Cummings

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I've been bloody lucky: the story of an orphan named Jimmy Butt

Felicity Dargan

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In Gratitude

Jenny Diski

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Evelyn: A True Story

Evelyn Doyle

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Love Child

Sue Elliot

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A Fortunate Life - Fremantle Press

A B Facey

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Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots

Deborah Feldman

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Along the Way

Maureen Flanagan

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Borrowed Findery

Paula Fox

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Shadow child: a memoir of the stolen generation

Rosalie Fraser

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Cloudy Wishes

Amanda Gargula

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A Boy Called Graham

Graham Gaskin with James MacVeigh

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Good and Bad Cards

Frank Golding

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Going to the Shop

Frank Golding

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The Secret of the Daisy

Carol Grace

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The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Alex Haley et al.

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You Don't Look Adopted

Anne Heffron

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The Looked After Kid

Paolo Hewitt

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The King Of The Barbareens

Janet Hitchman

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Me, My Bike and a Street Dog Called Lucy

Ishbel Holmes

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Daughters of Nazareth

Trisha Hughes

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Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography

Eric Idle

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A Tribute to Daphne

David Jackson

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Dussa and the Maiden's Prayer

Walter Jacobsen

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This Boy. A Memoir of a Childhood

Alan Johnson

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The Inconvenient Child: An Abandoned Australian Child Struggles to Survive and Find her American Father

Sharyn Lewis Killens et al.

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Lemon Sherbet and Dolly Blue: The Story of An Accidental Family

Lynn Knight

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The Last Foundling: A little boy left behind, The mother who wanted him back

Tom H. Mackenzie

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Keeping in step

George V Martin

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Always in the convent shadow

Margaret Matley

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Let Me Tell You. Mending a Broken Childhood

Anthony McCabe

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At a cost

Roy McFadyen

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Red Tape Rape. The Story of Ki Meekins

Ki Meekins

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Two Mothers

Deidre Michell

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God was always there

Deidre Michell

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The True “Drama of the Gifted Child”: The Phantom Alice Miller — The Real Person

Martin Miller

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Our Voice of Fire

Brandi Morin

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The Truth about My Fathers

Gaby Naher

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Bridge Across My Sorrows

Christina Noble

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Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon Northup

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It's about Healing: Our Story

Margot O'Byrne

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The Other Side of Absence

Betty O'Neil

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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

Barack Obama

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Someone to Love Us

Terence O’Neill

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Feathers of the Snow Angel: Memories of a Child in Exile

Lionel Pearce

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A Lonely Little Girl Goes to University

Pam Petrilli

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The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave by Mary Prince

Mary Prince

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A Hole in the World: An American Boyhood?Tenth Anniversary Edition

Richard Rhodes

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Finding Fish: A Memoir

Antwone Q Rivas Fisher et al.

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The Continuing Education of the Artist as a Mature Woman

Rachael Romero

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The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau

Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Orphanage Boy

Szablicki Ryszard

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Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

Mary Seacole

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A Tuesday Thing

Kate Shayler

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My Name Is Why

Lemn Sissay

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Out of the Forest

Gregory Smith

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The Boy Adeodatus

Bernard Smith

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The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley Stanley et al.

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Barbara Sumner

Barbara Sumner

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Beyond the Orphanage Years

Ryszard Szablicki

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Beyond the Orphanage. A journey of hope and aspirations

Deborah Dzifah Tamakloe

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Living the Happiest Years of Her Life

Priscilla Taylor

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Ten Doors Down: The story of an extraordinary adoption reunion

Robert Tickner

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Hell Is Round the Corner: The Unique No-Holds Barred Autobiography

Tricky

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Beggars of Life: A Hobo Autobiography

Jim Tully

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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir Of A Family And Culture In Crisis

J D Vance

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The anti cool girl

Rosie Waterland

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Bath Times & Nursery Rhymes

Pam Weaver

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Damaged: Heartbreaking Stories of the Kids Trapped in Britain's Broken Care System

Chris Wild

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Navigating My Way to a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the 1960s: A Care Leaver's Journey

Karen Laura-Lee Wilson

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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson

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Black Boy

Richard Wright Wright et al.

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Ushant: an autobiographical narrative

Conrad Aiken

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A Place to Call Home

David Ambroz

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Fifty-One Moves.

Ben Ashcroft

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Foster Kid

Paul Barber

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Girl with dove: a life built by books

Sally Bayley

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Not Forgotten

Samilya Bjelic

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Lion: A Long Way Home

Saroo Brierley

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Choice or Constraint in Everyday Life

Judith Anne Brooker

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Little Big Man

Stanley J. Browne

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John Callahan

John Callahan

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Steering the Mothership (2014)
'Like a Duck to Water'.

Rosie Canning

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My Autobiography

Charles Chaplin

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The Brightness of Stars: Stories of Adults Who Came Through the Care System

Lisa Cherry

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Windswept and Interesting. My Autobiography

Billy Connolly

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Mommie Dearest (autobiography)

Christina Crawford

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Li Cunxin

Li Cunxin

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Foster Care and Me

Judith Denton

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

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Lost in the System

Charlotte Dworkin Lopez et al.

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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (

Olaudah Equiano

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Freedom of Angels: Surviving Goldenbridge Orphanage: Childhood in Goldenbridge Orphanage

Bernadette Fahy

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Who Cares?: Memories of a Childhood in Barnardo's

Fred Fever

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Brutal-Surviving Westbrook Boys Home

Al 'Crow' Jorgensen Fletcher et al.

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The Golly in the Cupboard

Phil Frampton

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The Foundling (2018)

Paul Joseph Fronczak

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9 Clouds Gets to University

Amanda Gargula

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The Thief's Journal

M Jean Genet

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An Orphan's Escape: Memories of a Lost Childhood

Frank Golding

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Memoirs

Mikhail Gorbachev

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Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up

Xiaolu Guo

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The Convent

Marie Hargreaves

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Troubled: A Memoir of Foster Care, Family, and Social Class

Rob Henderson

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Flo: child migrant from Liverpool

Flo Hickson

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Part of My Story

Kimberley Hobbs

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Lowborn

Kerry Hudson

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A Chip Off What Block?

Laurie Humphreys

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Saying Goodbye to Violet

David Jackson

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I set off on an unchartered course...and found myself drifting

David Jackson

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Plot 29: A Love Affair With Land

Allan Jenkins

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Care to University

Reeny Jurcyszyn

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Thursday's Child

Eartha Kitt

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Down and Out: Surviving the Homelessness Crisis

Daniel Lavelle

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Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela

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No Way Home: The terrifying story of life in a children's home and a little girl's struggle to survive

Sue Martin

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Among the Porcupines

Carol Matthau

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Borderline: A Memoir

Marie Stella McClure

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Like Family: Growing Up in Other People's Houses, a Memoir

Paula Mclain

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Seven Storey Mountain

Thomas Merton

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Putting Down Roots

Deidre Michell

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Against the Odds. Care Leavers at University

Deidre Michell et al.

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Paid for: My Journey Through Prostitution

Rachel Moran

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Sunday's Child? A Memoir by Leslie Baruch Brent

Jocelyn Morris Morris et al.

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Half and Half: The Memoirs of a Charity Brat 1908-1989

Charles Nalden (autobiography)

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

Katharine Norbury

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Don't Ever Tell: Kathy's Story

Kathy O'Beirne

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Rememberings

Sinead O'Connor

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A Place called Hope

Tom O'Neill

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I Beat the Odds: From Homelessness, to The Blind Side, and Beyond

Michael Oher

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University Lectures and Lesson in Life

Stacey Page

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A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, A Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home

Steve Pemberton

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Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir

Catherine de Saint Phalle

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The Rale Rasic Story

Rale Rasic

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Three Little Words

Ashley Rhodes-Courter

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Tell Me Why: The Story of My Life and My Music

Archie Roach

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Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

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The Women Who Raised Me

Victoria Rowell

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Oliver Sacks

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Stranger Care: A Memoir of Loving What Isn’t Ours

Sarah Sentilles

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The Long Way Home

Kate Shayler

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Palimpsest

Lisa Wool-Rim Sjoeblom

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To Learn is to Live: Education Nourishes Self-Worth

Gregory P Smith

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Better Off in a Home

Bill Smith

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Fight The Fear

James Summers