Biography & autobiography

Best Selling / Page 292

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Biography & autobiography

 

In category

Personal Memoirs (5111)

Entertainment & Performing Arts (1648)

Historical (1317)

Women (1245)

Literary (1230)

Sports (1199)

Political (952)

Religious (862)

Military (835)

Composers & Musicians (726)

Presidents & Heads of State (447)

Rich & Famous (350)

Adventurers & Explorers (321)

Artists, Architects, Photographers (320)

 

Language

English (20000)

French (890)

German (67)

Spanish (1608)

Italian (1501)

 

Protection

All (20679)

DRM Free (668)

DRM (20000)

More options

Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from the First Ten Years of StoryCorps

by Dave Isay

A celebration of the relationships that bring us strength, purpose, and joy

Ties That Bind honors the people who nourish and strengthen us. StoryCorps founder Dave Isay draws from ten years of the revolutionary...


Thirty Days: On Retreat with the Exercises of St. Ignatius

by Paul Mariani

From the day Paul Mariani arrives at Eastern Point Retreat House to take part in the five-hundred-year-old Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, he realizes that his expectations and assumptions about who he...


Art from Adversity: A Life with Bipolar

by Anne Therese Naylor

Winner, Certificate of Commendation, NSW Mental Health Awards 2013. Winner, IP Picks 2012 Best Creative Non-Fiction. Enhanced by the author's paintings, 'Art From Adversity' shines the spotlight on mental illness,...


Mama Made The Difference: Life Lessons My Mother Taught Me

by T. Jakes

The New York Times bestseller that celebrates motherhood-for-mothers and those who love them.

Beloved pastor and bestselling author T.D. Jakes pays tribute to his mother-and mothers everywhere-with powerful,...


Quarterly Essay 15 Latham's World: The New Politics of the Outsiders

by Margaret Simons

In the third Quarterly Essay of 2004, Margaret Simons takes a long hard look at Mark Latham, the self-proclaimed "club buster" and the man who would be prime minister. Few doubt Latham's intelligence and ambition,...


Quarterly Essay 3 The Opportunist: John Howard and the Triumph of Reaction

by Guy Rundle

In the third Quarterly Essay, Guy Rundle comes to grips with John Howard, the prime minister who, on the eve of an election, seems to have turned round his political fortunes by spurning refugees and writing...


Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure

by Scott Farris

It's been fifty years since JFK’s assassination and nearly twenty since Ronald Reagan disappeared from public life. While they never ran head-to-head, they developed their legacies in competing ways and...


To Full Term: A Mother's Triumph Over Miscarriage

by Darci Klein

A powerful and empowering memoir of a woman's fight to bring her fifth pregnancy to full term after years of heartbreak and horrific loss.

To Full Term is the gripping memoir of Darci Klein's pregnancy with...


Elvis Costello and Thatcherism: A Psycho-Social Exploration

by David Pilgrim & Richard Ormrod

The emergence of Thatcherism around 1980, which ushered in a period of neo-liberalism in British politics that still resonates today, led musicians, like other artists, to respond to their context of production....


The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

by Harvey Milk & Vince Emery

The unrehearsed and unguarded conversations in this collection reveal Harvey Milk's sense of humor, outrage over injustice, and love of dramatic confrontation. This volume contains the texts of 39 interviews...


The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

by Steve Coll

The rise and rise of the Bin Laden family is one of the great stories of the twentieth century; its repercussions have already deeply marked the twenty-first. Until now, however, it is a story that has never...


Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique

by Kelly DiNardo

Blond and beautiful, Lili St. Cyr shimmied across the country’s nightclubs as one of the century’s great sirens. She inspired future femme fatales including Marilyn Monroe, Madonna and Dita Von Teese. She...


Appointments with Heaven: The True Story of a Country Doctor's Healing Encounters with the Hereafter

by Jennifer Schuchmann, Reggie Anderson & Steven Curtis Chapman

When Dr. Reggie Anderson is present at the bedside of a dying patient, something miraculous happens. Sometimes as he sits vigil and holds the patient’s hand . . . he can experience what they feel and see as...


No Place Safe

by Kim Reid

Between 1979 and 1981, twenty-nine children disappeared from the streets of Atlanta. In this compelling memoir, Kim Reid grows up in the shadow of her mother's job as an investigator on the Missing and Murdered...


Chasing the Flame: One Man's Fight to Save the World

by Samantha Power

In this perfect match of author and subject, Pulitzer Prize-winner Samantha Power tackles the life of Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose work for the U.N. before his 2003 death in Iraq was emblematic of moral struggle...


The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship

by Jeffrey Zaslow

The instant New York Times bestseller, now in paperback: a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring story of eleven girls and the ten women they became, from the coauthor of the million-copy...


How to Do a Liver Transplant: Stories from My Surgical Life

by Kellee Slater

As a female surgeon, Dr. Kellee Slater works in one of the most demanding areas of medical operations, liver transplantation. In this inspiring, heartbreaking, and darkly humorous memoir, she opens up the fast-paced...


Lost in Love Grass: The Fragmented Tale of an Alzheimer's Afflicted Lifetime Duffer

by Steve Rogers

Synopsis:

For the Golfer in All of Us

If you love golf, or even if you hate golf, you will have a "ball" reading Lost in Love Grass. Author Steve Rogers has been playing golf since he was 11 years old and,...


Memoirs of a Saudi Pilot: In the Beautiful State of Alabama (USA)

by Muhammad Al Hassan Ali Al Neami

Synopsis:

Memoirs of a Saudi Pilot: In the Beautiful State of Alabama (USA) is an exciting and revealing book about the wonders and culture shock experienced by a traditional, conservative Islamic Arab coming...


Bill France Jr.: The Man Who Made NASCAR

by H. A. Branham & Tom Brokaw

Former NASCAR president, chairman, and CEO William Clifton France—known to most people at Bill France Jr.—is remembered and revered as the man who followed his visionary father at the helm of NASCAR, in...