Biography & autobiography

Best Selling / Page 309

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Biography & autobiography

 

In category

Personal Memoirs (4150)

Entertainment & Performing Arts (1293)

Historical (1116)

Literary (1071)

Women (1046)

Sports (950)

Political (739)

Composers & Musicians (668)

Religious (599)

Military (563)

Presidents & Heads of State (362)

Rich & Famous (298)

Adventurers & Explorers (263)

Artists, Architects, Photographers (258)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (16356)

French (697)

German (44)

Spanish (1185)

Italian (1676)

 

Protection

All (16356)

DRM Free (399)

DRM (15954)

More options

H.G. Wells: Another Kind of Life

by Michael Sherborne

An unlikely lothario, one of the most successful writers of his time, a figure at the heart of the age's political and artistic debates—H. G. Wells' life is a great story in its own right When H. G. Wells...


Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings

by Linda Rodriguez Mcrobbie

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn't always get...


The Improbable Shepherd: More Stories from Sylvia's Farm

by Sylvia Jorrin & Joshua Kilmer-Purcell

“The lessons of Sylvia's farm are not just applicable for those who dream of living the rural life. They're universally instructive, and joyfully addictive.” 

—Joshua Kilmer-Purcell, The Fabulous Beekman...


Sylvia's Farm: The Journal of an Improbable Shepherd

by Sylvia Jorrin & Joshua Kilmer-Purcell

“For those unfamiliar with Sylvia, discovering her stories is like stumbling into a fully loaded wild blackberry patch—impossible to rush through, sweetly fulfilling, with an immediate longing to return...


The Seeking

by Will Thomas, Mark J. Madigan & Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Now back in print, the groundbreaking memoir of one of the first black families in Vermont


Minding the Manor: The Memoir of a 1930s English Kitchen Maid

by Mollie Moran

Born in 1916 in Norfolk, Mollie Moran is one of the few people still alive today who can recall working "downstairs" in the golden years of the early 1930's before the outbreak of WWII. She provides a rare and...


Playing a Round with the Little Pro: A Life in the Game

by Eddie Merrins & Mike Purkey

In the world of professional golf, everyone knows "the Little Pro" -- Eddie Merrins, the head professional at the Bel-Air Country Club. A living bridge between the Golden Age of the sport and the greatest champions...


A Mind that Found Itself

by Clifford Whittingham Beers

In the groundbreaking book, Clifford Beers tells what it was like to be institutionalized at a time when mental illness received little attention or respect. A Mind that Found Itself is Clifford Beers's own...


Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home

by James Carville & Mary Matalin

For twenty years, James Carville and Mary Matalin have held the mantle of the nation's most politically opposed, ideologically mismatched, and intensely opinionated couple. In this follow-up to their groundbreaking...


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: A Penguin Enriched eBook Classic

by Frederick Douglass & Houston Baker

The pre-eminent American slave narrative. Published in 1845, this autobiography powerfully details the life of the internationally famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass from his birth into slavery in 1818 to...


The Color of Water 10th Anniversary Edition

by James McBride

The New York Times bestselling story from the author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction.

Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about...


Fat Family/Fit Family: How We Beat Obesity and You Can Too

by Ron Morelli & Becky Morelli

The inspiring true story behind the weight-loss saga chronicled on NBC's blockbuster show, The Biggest Loser.

There's no getting past it: the Morellis were a fat family. From cookie dough and pizza binges...


Vivos bajo tierra (Buried Alive): La historia verdadera de los 33 mineros chilenos (The True Story of the 33 Chilean Miners)

by Manuel Pino Toro

Estuvieron 69 días atrapados bajo tierra en pleno desierto de Atacama, Chile. Las primeras semanas sobrevivieron con apenas dos cucharadas de atún cada 48 horas, soportando el calor endemoniado de una mina...


Confessions of a Rebel Debutante: A Memoir

by Anna Fields

A fond, funny Southern-fried memoir about growing up a proper young lady...or not.

How does a North Carolina native go from being a tomboy with catfish guts on her overalls to becoming the next Scarlett O'Hara?...


Between a Church and a Hard Place: One Faith-Free Dad's Struggle to Understand What It Means to Be Religious (or Not)

by Andrew Park

Read Andrew Park's post on the Penguin Blog.

Stumped when his children start asking questions about God, a lifelong nonbeliever takes a colorful and thought-provoking tour of religion in America.

At age thirty-six,...


Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of Love, Food, and Healing

by Paula Butturini

A story of food and love, injury and healing, Keeping the Feast is the triumphant memoir of one couple overcoming depression through nourishment and restoration in Italy

Paula Butturini and John Tagliabue met...


Orangutan: A Memoir

by Colin Broderick

Few people who have been slave to an addiction as vicious, as destructive, and as unrelenting as Colin Broderick's have lived to tell their tale. Fewer still have emerged from the darkest depths of alcoholism—from...


Ask Not: The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech That Changed America

by Thurston Clarke

2013 is the 50th Anniversary of JFK's assassination.

A narrative of Kennedy's quest to create a speech that would distill American dreams and empower a new generation, Ask Not is a beautifully detailed account...


After the Falls: Coming of Age in the Sixties

by Catherine Gildiner

A hilarious and moving follow-up to The New York Times bestselling Too Close to the Falls.

Catherine Gildiner shares the next chapter in a story that has already captivated many readers. It's 1960, and twelve-year-old...


The Science of Single: One Woman's Grand Experiment in Modern Dating, Creating Chemistry, and Finding Love

by Rachel Machacek

Read Rachel Machacek's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community.

One year of dating. One year of looking for love. One uproarious and touching memoir.

After years of dating without a connection, Rachel...