Here and There: 15 Memoirs About the Immigrant Experience in America

By NYPL Staff
May 21, 2024

To mark Immigrant Heritage Month, we're highlighting voices that portray experiences of immigration through memoir and essay. Whether seeking opportunity or fleeing violence and instability, the stories of these authors and their families are a mix of uncertainty, pain, resilience, and hope.

Summaries provided via NYPL’s catalog, which draws from multiple sources. Click through to each book’s title for more.