Autobiography, Memoirs, or Reports of Life in Tibet
(Note: Texts are sorted by date of first publication):
This list was compiled to illustrate the richness of Tibetan autobiographical writing in Tibet. Over the years, students in Gray Tuttle’s “20th Century Tibetan History” course have read most of these works and provided an abstract and summary (highlighted texts have not yet been selected or summarized). If you find that there are auto-biographical works in English that have not been included here, please feel free to send an email to email@example.com.
Non-fiction written by (or in cooperation with) Tibetans still in Tibet:
Historical Fiction: (written by Tibetans in Tibet; or based on [fictional?] life of woman who lived in Tibet for decades):