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List of the most notable and famous Memoir Writers in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Memoir Writers worldwide and top Memoir Writers in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Memoir Writers to the lesser known Memoir Writers in history and today, these are the top Memoir Writers in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Memoir Writers in the world?". This list contains people like A. M. Homes and Willis Barnstone. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share with your Twitter followers, Facebook friends or with any other social networks you use regularly. (24 Items)
Diablo Cody is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Memoir Writers
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Brook Busey-Maurio, better known by the pen name Diablo Cody, is an American screenwriter, producer and director. She first became known for her candid chronicling of her year as a stripper in her "The Pussy Ranch" blog and in her memoir Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper. Later, Cody achieved critical acclaim for her debut script Juno, winning awards such as the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay, the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. She is also known for creating, writing and producing Showtime's television series United States of ...more

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#31 on The Best-Ever Oscar Winners for Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

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Joan Didion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Memoir Writers
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Joan Didion is an American author best known for her novels and her literary journalism. Her novels and essays explore the disintegration of American morals and cultural chaos, where the overriding theme is individual and social fragmentation. A sense of anxiety or dread permeates much of her work. ...more

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#58 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#30 on The Greatest Living Writers & Most Famous Authors Today

#59 on The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

#12 on History's Greatest Essayists

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Siegfried Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Memoir Writers
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Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC was an English poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War. His poetry both described the horrors of the trenches, and satirised the patriotic pretensions of those who, in Sassoon's view, were responsible for a jingoism-fuelled war. Sassoon became a focal point for dissent within the armed forces when he made a lone protest against the continuation of the war in his "Soldier's Declaration" of 1917, culminating in his admission to a military psychiatric hospital; this resulted in his forming a friendship with Wilfred Owen, who was greatly influenced by him. Sassoon later won ...more

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#58 on The Best English Poets of All Time

#16 on The Best Jewish Poets of All Time

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Robert Peters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Memoir Writers
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Robert Louis Peters is a 1966 Guggenheim Fellow in Humanities. ...more

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