2. In My Skin • Brittney Griner, Sue Hovey The Phoenix Mercury’s Brittney Griner has been called the most famous female basketball player and she’s written one of the best autobiographies in the sports world. In 2013, she came out in an interview with Sports Illustrated. She discusses growing up and being bullied for her sexuality and her size (she’s 6’8″).
3. Touching the Void • Joe Simpson
Mountaineer Joe Simpson tells his incredible tale of survival after breaking his leg in a fall at 21,000 feet in the Andes. He and his climbing partner were separated and each thought the other was dead as they made their way back to safety. Simpson was told he would never climb again but after two years of rehab he was back in business.