Most Popular Biographies and Memoirs


  1. Unbroken: A World War II Story of… by Laura Hillenbrand
  2. American Sniper: The Autobiography of… by Jim DeFelice,Chris Kyle,Scott McEwen
  3. Wild: From Lost to Found on the… by Cheryl Strayed
  4. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
  5. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  6. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  7. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  8. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search… by Elizabeth Gilbert
  9. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering… by Bill Bryson
  10. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe… by Christopher McDougall
  11. I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up… by Malala Yousafzai,Christina Lamb
  12. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
  13. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
  14. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou,Jacqueline Kehl
  15. Night (Night) by Elie Wiesel
  16. Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition… by Anthony Bourdain
  17. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank,Yosihumi Ooisi
  18. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible… by Alfred Lansing
  19. Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi
  20. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy… by Ishmael Beah
  21. Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand
  22. On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  23. Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs
  24. Life by Keith Richards
  25. Dreams from My Father: A Story of… by Barack Obama,Yuya Kiuchi
  26. The Color of Water: A Black Man’s… by Andre Braugher,James McBride,Lainie Kazan
  27. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering… by Dave Eggers
  28. Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie
  29. The Bell Jar (Modern Classics) by Sylvia Plath
  30. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
  31. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  32. Just Kids by Patti Smith
  33. West with the Night by Beryl Markham
  34. Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life by Steve Martin
  35. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As… by Malcolm X
  36. Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman,Edward Hutchings,Ralph Leighton
  37. Long Walk to Freedom: The… by Nelson Mandela
  38. Meditations (Dover Thrift Editions) by Marcus Aurelius,Marcus Cornelius Fronto
  39. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale… by Simon Winchester
  40. Travels with Charley in Search of… by John Steinbeck
  41. A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition by Ernest Hemingway
  42. Narrative of the Life of Frederick… by Frederick Douglass,Munmi Sarma
  43. Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes
  44. Naked by David Sedaris
  45. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
  46. My Life in France by Julia Child,Alex Prud’homme,Alex Prud’homme
  47. Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight… by Alexandra Fuller
  48. Mortality by Christopher Hitchens
  49. The Tender Bar: A Memoir by J. R. Moehringer
  50. Chronicles by Bob Dylan,Bob Dylan
  51. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher… by Timothy Egan
  52. Autobiography of Mark Twain: The… by Mark Twain,Victor Fischer
  53. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the… by Jon Meacham
  54. Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp
  55. Darkness Visible: A Memoir of Madness by William Styron
  56. Ball Four: Twentieth Anniversary Edition by Jim Bouton,Leonard Shecter
  57. The Liars’ Club: A Memoir by Mary Karr
  58. Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and… by Richard Wright
  59. The Complete Maus, 25th Anniversary… by Art Spiegelman
  60. Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
  61. Touching the Void: The True Story of… by Joe Simpson
  62. Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts
  63. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  64. Churchill: A Life by Martin Gilbert,Sir Martin Gilbert
  65. American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur… by William Manchester
  66. Titan: The Life of John D… by Ron Chernow
  67. This Boy’s Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff
  68. American Prometheus: The Triumph and… by Kai Bird,Martin J. Sherwin
  69. The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a… by Maxine Hong Kingston
  70. Helen Keller: The Story of My Life by Hellen Keller,Roger Shattuck,John Albert Macy
  71. American Sphinx: The Character of… by Joseph J. Ellis
  72. Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
  73. The Agony and the Ecstasy: A… by Irving Stone
  74. Personal History by Katharine Graham
  75. E=mc2: A Biography of the World’s… by David Bodanis
  76. Cash: The Autobiography by Patrick Carr,Johnny Cash
  77. The Kid Stays in the Picture: A… by Robert Evans,Marinka Peschmann
  78. The Soul of A New Machine by Tracy Kidder,Tracy Kidder
  79. Updike by Adam Begley
  80. The Gulag Archipelago Abridged: An… by H.T. Willetts,Thomas P. Whitney,Edward E. Ericson
  81. Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of… by John Lahr
  82. The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a… by Ernesto Che Guevara,Anne Wright
  83. The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll
  84. Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and… by Amanda Vaill
  85. Out of Africa: and Shadows on the Grass by Isak Dinesen
  86. Speak, Memory: An Autobiography… by Vladimir Nabokov
  87. The Andy Warhol Diaries by Pat Hackett,Andy Warhol
  88. Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? by Marion Meade
  89. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St… by Nancy Milford
  90. The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate… by Frida Kahlo
  91. Knock Wood by Candice Bergen
  92. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip M. Hoose
  93. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein
  94. Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) by Stacy Schiff
  95. Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston
  96. The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931… by Gunther Stunhlmann,Anaïs Nin