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    15 Chronic Illness And Disability Memoirs That Just Might Change The Way You See The World

    You won't be able to put these down.

    Chronic illness and disability take many forms, both physical and mental. These memoirs, about schizophrenia, endometriosis, cerebral palsy, and more shed light on what it's like to live in an able-bodied world that wasn't built with you in mind.

    1. The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness by Meghan O'Rourke

    2. The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang

    3. The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love With Me by Keah Brown

    4. Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System by Sonya Huber

    5. Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century edited by Alice Wong

    6. Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body by Rebekah Taussig

    7. Dancing After TEN by Vivian Chong, illustrated by Georgia Webber

    8. The Tiger and the Cage: A Memoir of a Body in Crisis by Emma Bolden

    9. What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma by Stephanie Foo

    10. Easy Beauty by Chloé Cooper Jones

    11. Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

    12. A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome by Ariel Henley

    13. What Doesn't Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness—Lessons from a Body in Revolt by Tessa Miller

    14. Poor Little Sick Girls by Ione Gamble

    15. Sick: A Memoir by Porochista Khakpour