The Way I Am is an autobiography by American rapperEminem, published on October 21, 2008. It is a collection of Eminem's personal stories, reflections, photographs, original artwork, and lyric sheets. It details his struggles with poverty, drugs, fame, heartbreak, family and depression, along with stories about his rise to fame and commentary on past controversies.
The book is illustrated with never before published photos of Eminem’s life. It also has original drawings, previously unpublished lyric sheets, and other rare memorabilia. The autobiography is named after the song of the same name.