Biography & autobiography

Best Selling / Page 621

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Biography & autobiography

 

In category

Personal Memoirs (3810)

Entertainment & Performing Arts (1165)

Literary (1009)

Historical (1003)

Women (984)

Sports (898)

Political (736)

Composers & Musicians (591)

Military (577)

Religious (541)

Presidents & Heads of State (327)

Rich & Famous (265)

Adventurers & Explorers (245)

Artists, Architects, Photographers (213)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (14882)

French (719)

German (99)

Spanish (1070)

Italian (1415)

 

Protection

All (14882)

DRM Free (313)

DRM (14568)

More options

Saladin

by Andrew S. Ehrenkreutz

A political and military biography of Saladin, the 12th-century Muslim leader. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title....


Great for God: Missionaries who Changed the World

by David Shibley

With bold faith, obedience to God, and love for others, missionaries attempt great things for God. Great for God: Missionaries Who Changed the World shares the biographies of twenty three missionaries. Each...


The Queen of Whale Cay: The Eccentric Story of "Joe" Carstairs, Fastest Woman on Water

by Kate Summerscale

A fascinating biography of the woman champion motorboat racer of the 1920s who in the '30s bought and became 'ruler' of an island in the British West Indies. 'Joe' Carstairs was born in London in 1900, the daughter...


Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer

by Richard Holmes

With this collection of short and fascinating biographical pieces, the award-winning biographer of Coleridge and Shelley offers a fascinating glimpse into the mysterious art of biography.

When researching, Richard...


Cutthroats: The Adventures of a Sherman Tank Driver in the Pacific

by Robert Dick

Soon after we landed it became apparent that there was more than enough artillery here, that the enemy were excellent shots, and that their ammo supply seemed to be endless.

With the Japanese deeply entrenched...


Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World

by Rita Golden Gelman

“I move throughout the world without a plan, guided by instinct, connecting through trust, and constantly watching for serendipitous opportunities.” —From the Preface

Tales of a Female Nomad is the story...


African Queen: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus

by Rachel Holmes

Saartjie Baartman was twenty-one years old when she was taken from her native South Africa and shipped to London. Within weeks, the striking African beauty was the talk of the social season of 1810–hailed...


Chagall

by Jackie Wullschlager

“When Matisse dies,” Pablo Picasso remarked in the 1950s, “Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what color really is.” As a pioneer of modernism and one of the greatest figurative artists...


To the Castle and Back

by Vaclav Havel

From the former president of the Czech Republic comes this first-hand account of his years in office and the transition to democracy following the fall of Communism.

A renowned playwright, Václav Havel became...


The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe

by Ann Wroe

In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir...


The Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

by Giorgio Vasari, Gaston Du C. De Vere & Philip Jacks

A painter and architect in his own right, Giorgio Vasari (1511-74) achieved immortality for this book on the lives of his fellow Renaissance artists, first published in Florence in 1550. Although he based his...


The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and George Bernard Shaw

by Jay Tunney & Christopher Newton

The curious story of the unlikely relationship between a champion boxer and a celebrated man of letters.

Gene Tunney, the world heavyweight-boxing champion from 1926 to 1928, seemed an unusual companion for...


Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse

by Janice Hudson

"Trauma Junkie gives us a view over the flight nurse's shoulder from liftoff until the patient is delivered to the hospital and the agonizing minutes in between. These fascinating true stories are impossible...


My Ambulance Education: Life and Death on the Streets of the City

by Joseph Clark

The brutally honest story of an emergency medical technician.

At 18, Joseph Clark started working as an ambulance attendant to pay his way through college. For the next seven years he worked New York City's...


The Story of My Father: A Memoir

by Sue Miller

In the fall of 1988, Sue Miller found herself caring for her father as he slipped into the grasp of Alzheimer's disease. She was, she claims, perhaps the least constitutionally suited of all her siblings to...


Stories My Daddy Told Me

by Evelyn Wagner

"As Daddy whirled and dashed to the front of the building, he saw an Oregon State Police car pulling up to the entrance. By the time Daddy got outside, that dark blue car was gone. Mother, who had been sitting...


Patti and the Briefcase

by Evelyn Wagner

"Please Mother, write what happened when you and Dad were in Canada. Write it all out so I can have it." And so this book was born-made as a gift to our daughter. I felt I remembered every word-every detail...


The Shadow of God: A Journey Through Memory, Art, and Faith

by Charles Iii Scribner

The Shadow of God is part memoir, part spiritual autobiography, and part tour of great works of art, literature, and music. In the form of a journal written over the course of a year, Charles Scribner shares...


Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor

by Anthony Everitt

He found Rome made of clay and left it made of marble. As Rome’s first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly Republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. His consolidation and expansion of...


My Mother's Spice Cupboard

by Elana Benjamin

My Mother's Spice Cupboard is the true story of the author's Sephardi Jewish family's migration from Baghdad to Bombay (now Mumbai) to Sydney. Unlike most other Australian Jews, her parents were born and grew...