Biography & autobiography

Best Selling / Page 438

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Biography & autobiography

 

In category

Personal Memoirs (3493)

Entertainment & Performing Arts (1075)

Literary (929)

Historical (919)

Women (913)

Sports (841)

Political (665)

Composers & Musicians (550)

Military (527)

Religious (509)

Presidents & Heads of State (314)

Rich & Famous (256)

Adventurers & Explorers (206)

Artists, Architects, Photographers (195)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (13531)

French (670)

German (122)

Spanish (992)

Italian (1304)

 

Protection

All (13531)

DRM Free (264)

DRM (13266)

More options

Robeson: An American Ballad

by Arnold H. Lubasch

Paul Robeson was a towering figure in American culture, conquering many disparate venues—from football to film and law to Shakespeare. An extraordinary athlete-scholar-actor-singer, Robeson also became a crusader...


Plato and Potato Chips

by June Luvisi

This is a different kind of life story. My husband and I married right after college, and when he was diagnosed with cancer, I eventually found it hard to know what to say or do to chase the clouds away. With...


Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: A Memoir

by David Goodwillie

Fresh out of college and following a brief and disastrous stint playing minor league baseball, David Goodwillie moves to New York intent on making his mark as a writer.

Arriving in Manhattan in the mid-nineties,...


Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page

by Brad Tolinski

This “oral autobiography” of Jimmy Page, the intensely private mastermind behind Led Zeppelin—one of the most enduring bands in rock history—is the most complete and revelatory portrait of the legendary...


Facing the Torturer

by Francois Bizot, Charlotte Mandell & Antoine Audouard

The author of the acclaimed memoir The Gate now gives us a mesmerizing account of his personal relationship with one of the most infamous torturers of the twentieth century, and of his transformative experience...


Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir

by Beth Ditto & Michelle Tea

A raw and surprisingly beautiful coming-of-age memoir, Coal to Diamonds tells the story of Mary Beth Ditto, a girl from rural Arkansas who found her voice.

 

Born and raised in Judsonia, Arkansas—a place...


The Christmas Plains

by Joseph Bottum

A well-respected writer and editor's memoir of childhood Christmases set in the sometimes harsh but always captivating landscape of South Dakota.

Wreaths and holly, fruitcakes and mistletoe, ornaments and snowflakes,...


The Gershwins and Me (Enhanced Edition): A Personal History in Twelve Songs

by Michael Feinstein

From celebrated entertainer Michael Feinstein comes a beautifully illustrated account of the lives and legacies of the Gershwins—told through stories of twelve of their greatest songs.

The “Ambassador of...


Uggie--My Story

by Uggie

Dear Reader:

Wow! Bow wow! It’s been a wild ride—wilder even than learning to water-ski or skateboard. I’m so famous now that The New York Times plugged my autobiography. “Uggie will bark all in a memoir,”...


Driving the Saudis: A Chauffeur's Tale of the World's Richest Princesses (plus their servants, nannies, and one royal hairdresser)

by Jayne Amelia Larson

The true-to-life account of a female chauffeur hired to drive the Saudi royal family in Los Angeles.

After more than a decade of working in Hollywood, actress Jayne Amelia Larson found herself out of luck, out...


Orde Wingate

by Jon Diamond & Peter Dennis

Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in 1943. He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck. Unlike...


Do You Dream in Color?: Insights from a Girl without Sight

by Laurie Rubin

Colors, Rubin tells us, affect everyone through sound, smell, taste, and a vast array of emotions and atmospheres. She explains that although she has been blind since birth, she has experienced color all her...


That's Amore: A Son Remembers Dean Martin

by Christopher Smith & Ricci Martin

Ricci Martin takes readers on a tour through his childhood, from the star-studded parties to the exploration of three marriages, eight kids, one family, to the treasured one-on-one time he shared with his father....


The Lamp That Enlightens Narrow Minds: The Life and Times of a Realized Tibetan Master, Khyentse Chokyi Wangchug

by Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

The Lamp That Enlightens Narrow Minds: The Life and Times of a Realized Tibetan Master, Khyentse Chökyi Wangchug presents an engaging account of the life of Khyentse Chökyi Wangchug, a realized Tibetan tulku...


He's a Rebel: Phil Spector--Rock and Roll's Legendary Producer

by Mark Ribowsky

Spector's achievements are well-chronicled in this tightly-written and very accessible book.


Never Give in to Fear

by Marti MacGibbon

Never Give in to Fear, Marti MacGibbon's darkly funny, dramatic memoir, describes a drug-fueled descent into the underworld, escape from human traffickers, homelessness, and ultimate redemption.


Talcott Parsons: An Introduction

by Sandro Segre

Talcott Parsons (1902-1979) is one of the most influential and best-known sociologists of the past century. This introduction dwells on Parsons' conceptual apparatus and offers a compendium of both his works...


The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I

by Stephen Alford

In a Europe aflame with wars of religion and dynastic conflicts, Elizabeth I came to the throne of a realm encircled by menace. To the great Catholic powers of France and Spain, England was a heretic pariah...


The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story

by ben Izzy Joel

"Wonderful!” (Grace Paley).

“Heartwarming and smart and wonderfully written” (Detroit Free Press).

“Provides edifying advice, intimately given, like the best-selling Tuesdays with Morrie” (the Dallas...


Francis of Assisi

by Andre Vauchez

In this towering work, André Vauchez draws on the vast body of scholarship on Francis of Assisi, emphasizing in particular the important research of the last 30 years. He creates a complete and engaging portrait...