Biographical

Best Selling / Page 7

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Biographical

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (252)

French (142)

German (3)

Spanish (170)

Italian (612)

 

Protection

All (252)

DRM Free (15)

DRM (237)

More options

Waiting at the Gate

by Jason Foster Robyn Caughlan

At the age of five, after years of abuse, and just months after the death of her father, Robyn was sent on a 'holiday' and was never returned to her family. She waited at the gate for her mother to return but...


Goodbye to the Hill

by Lee Dunne

This is a rich novel, narrated by young Paddy Maguire, of his life growing into young adulthood in a Dublin slum of the late 1930s and 40s Ireland. Consider it a Dublin version of The Catcher in the Rye with...


The Winged Seed: A Remembrance

by Li-Young Lee

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.


A Thousand Strands of Black Hair

by Seiko Tanabe & Meredith McKinney

This book examines and re-imagines the turbulent and intertwined lives of Akiko Yosano (1878–1942) and Tekkan Yosano (1873–1935), two poets who sparked a revolution in the world of Japanese ‘tanka’ (short-verse...


Novel Without Lies & Cynics

by Anatoly Mariengof

The turbulent life of the great poet Yesenin against the flamboyant background of Bohemian Moscow in the 1920.


Darker Side of the Sun

by Nina S. Wornham

Synopsis:

Stephanie could never have imagined the nightmare that lay ahead when she agrees to leave England and move to Australia with her Australian husband.

Unaware of his double life and the secret plans...


On the Edge of A Dream: Magic and Madness in Bali

by Michael Wiese

Michael Wiese shares his story of adventure on the magical island of Bali


Where Tigers Are at Home

by Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès & Mike Mitchell

Winner of the Prix Médicis, this multifaceted literary novel follows the Jesuit scholar Athanasius Kircher across 17th century Europe and Eleazard von Wogau, a retired French correspondent, through modern Brazil....


All Blood Runs Red: Life and Legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard - First Black American Military Aviator

by Henry Scott Harris

Life and legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first black American military aviator... from his childhood to WWI hero, 47 chapters of his life from the time he ran away from home, alone at the age of eight...


The Sixth Wife: The Story of Katherine Parr

The Tudor Saga #7

by Jean Plaidy

Dangerous court intrigue and affairs of the heart collide as renowned novelist Jean Plaidy tells the story of Katherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII’s six queens.

Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Katherine Howard,...


Cleopatra's Daughter: A Novel

by Michelle Moran

The marriage of Marc Antony and Cleopatra is one of the greatest love stories of all time, a tale of unbridled passion with earth-shaking political consequences. Feared and hunted by the powers in Rome, the...


A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story

by Dave Eggers

"Exhilarating….Profoundly moving, occasionally angry, and often hilarious….A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is, finally, a finite book of jest, which is why it succeeds so brilliantly" (The New...


The Perfect American

by Peter Stephan Jungk & Michael Hofmann

The Perfect American is a fictionalized biography of Walt Disney's final months, as narrated by Wilhelm Dantine, an Austrian cartoonist who worked for Disney in the 40s and 50s, illustrating sequences for Sleeping...


Kafka in Love

by Jacqueline Raoul-Duval

Kafka was an attractive, slender, and elegant man--something of a dandy, who captivated his friends and knew how to charm women. He seemed to have had four important love affairs: Felice, Julie, Milena, and...


The Summer Book

by Tove Jansson, Thomas Teal & Kathryn Davis

In The Summer Book Tove Jansson distills the essence of the summer—its sunlight and storms—into twenty-two crystalline vignettes. This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening...


The Snows of Yesteryear

by Gregor Von Rezzori, H. F. Broch De Rothermann & John Banville

Gregor von Rezzori was born in Czernowitz, a onetime provincial capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire that was later to be absorbed successively into Romania, the USSR, and the Ukraine—a town that was everywhere...


1948

by Yoram Kaniuk & Anthony Berris

Sixty years after fighting in Israel's War of Independence, Yoram Kaniuk tries to remember what exactly did—and did not—happen in his time as a teenage soldier in the Palmach. The result is a touchingly...


Young Man with a Horn

by Dorothy Baker & Gary Giddins

Rick Martin loved music and the music loved him. He could pick up a tune so quickly that it didn’t matter to the Cotton Club boss that he was underage, or to the guys in the band that he was just a white kid....


The World As I Found It

by Bruce Duffy & David Leavitt

When Bruce Duffy’s The World As I Found It was first published more than twenty years ago, critics and readers were bowled over by its daring reimagining of the lives of three very different men, the philosophers...


Pedigree

by Georges Simenon, Robert Baldick & Luc Sante

Pedigree is Georges Simenon’s longest, most unlikely, and most adventurous novel, the book that is increasingly seen to lie at the heart of his outsize achievement as a chronicler of modern self and society....