Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is an American author known for her memoir 'Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail,' which was adapted into a film starring Reese Witherspoon. She has also written novels, essays, and advice columns.


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  1. 1. Wild

    "Wild" is a memoir that recounts a transformative journey of self-discovery and healing. After facing numerous personal tragedies and feeling lost, the author embarks on a solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, a challenging 1,100-mile trek. Through her physical and emotional struggles, she finds solace in nature and learns valuable lessons about resilience, forgiveness, and embracing the unknown. This inspiring story explores themes of redemption, growth, and the power of nature to heal the human spirit.

    The 5475th Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. Tiny Beautiful Things

    This book is a collection of poignant and powerful advice columns compiled from the author's time as an online advice columnist. With empathy and honesty, the author responds to letters from people seeking guidance through their various life challenges, ranging from love and relationships to self-discovery and healing from personal trauma. The responses are woven with personal anecdotes from the author's own life, offering raw and heartfelt wisdom that resonates with readers facing their own struggles, ultimately serving as a testament to the human experience and the transformative power of compassion.

    The 8108th Greatest Book of All Time