Non-Fiction books

The non-fiction books about twins listed below are separated into two groups. The first group contains books about twins that were written by twins themselves. The second group contains books about twins that were written by other authors. Listing these books here does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the Washington State Twin Registry.

Books about Twins written by Twins

The end of the Twins: A Memoir of Losing a Brother
Saul Diskin (2001)

Separated @ Birth: A True Love Story of Twin Sisters Reunited
Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman (2015)

The Same but Different: How Twins Can Live, Love, and Learn to Be Individuals
Joan A. Friedman (2014)

The Book of Twins: A Celebration in Words and Pictures
Debbie Ganz, Lisa Ganz, Alex Tresniowski  (1998)

Not All Twins Are Alike: Psychological Profiles of Twinship
Barbara Klein (2003)

Alone in the Mirror: Twins in Therapy
Barbara Klein (2012)

Twin Connections: Stories that Celebrate the Mysterious Bond Between Twins
Debbie LaChusa (2007)

Either You’re in or You’re in the Way: Two Brothers, Twelve Months, and One Filmmaking Hell-Ride to Keep a Promise to Their Father
Logan Miller and Noah Miller (2009)

Her: A Memoir
Christa Parravani (2013)

One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I’ve Learned About Everyone’s Struggle to Be Singular
Abigail Pogrebin (2010)

Twins
Ruth Sandweiss, Rachel Sandweiss, and David Fields (1998)

Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited
Elyse Schein and Paula Bernstein (2008)

Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us About Human Behavior
Nancy Segal, PhD (2000)

Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary Twins
Nancy L. Segal (2007)

Someone Else’s Twin: The True Story of Babies Switched at Birth
Nancy L. Segal (2011)

Born Together – Reared Apart: The Landmark Minnesota Twin Study
Nancy L. Segal (2012)

Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia
Pamela Spiro Wagner and Carolyn S. Spiro, MD  (2005)

The Power of Two: A Twin Triumph over Cystic Fibrosis
Isabel Stenzel Byrnes and Anabel Stenzel (2007)

Other Books about Twins

The Psychology of Twinship
Ricardo C. Ainslie (1997)

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More: 101 Stories Celebrating Double Trouble and Multiple Blessings
Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Susan M. Heim (2009)

Twin Stories: Their Mysterious and Unique Bond
Susan Kohl (2001)

Twins in African and Diaspora Cultures: Double Trouble, Twice Blessed
Philip Peek (2011)

Twins in the World: The Legends They Inspire and the Lives They Lead
Alessandra Piontelli (2008)

Identical: Portraits of Twins
Martin Schoeller (2012)

Identically Different: Why We Can Change Our Genes
Tim Spector (2012)

Exploring Twins: Towards a Social Analysis of Twinship
Elizabeth A. Stewart (2003)

The Lone Twin: Understanding Twin Bereavement and Loss (Revised Edition)
Joan Woodward (2010)

Twins: And What They Tell Us About Who We Are
Lawrence Wright (1999)