Biographies & Memoirs

64 Items

Night
Elie Wiesel. Publish Date (January 2006) - Publisher (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) - Pages (144) - Reading level (Ages 14-14) - Language (English) - Original title (La nuit) - Series (The Night Trilogy #1) - Entertainment data provided by Rovi®
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
Bantam. Publish Date (July 1993) - Publisher (Random House Publishing Group) - Pages (304) - Reading level (Ages 10-13) - Language (English) - Original title (Het Achterhuis. Dagboekbrieven 14 Juni 1942 – 1 Augustus 1944) - Literary awards (2008 ))
The Glass Castle: A Memoir
SCRIBNER. Publish Date (January 2006) - Publisher (Scribner) - Pages (304) - Language (English) - Original title (The Glass Castle) - Characters (Jeannette Walls, Rex Walls, Rose Mary Walls, Maureen Walls, Brian Walls...more, Lori Walls...less)
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood
Pantheon. Publisher (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) - Pages (160) - Language (English) - Original title (Persepolis) - Literary awards (2004 )) - Series (Persepolis #1-2)
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
Publish Date (September 2017) - Publisher (Random House) - Language (English) - Original title (Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone) - Literary awards (2017 ))
Between the World and Me
Ta Nehisi Coates. Publish Date (July 2015) - Language (English) - Original title (Between the World and Me) - Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Alexander Hamilton
Penguin Books. Publish Date (March 2005) - Language (English) - Original title (Alexander Hamilton) - Characters (George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Aaron Burr) - Literary awards (2005 ))
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
Publish date (February 2018) - Publisher (Harper) - Pages (352) - Language (English) - Original title (I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer) - Literary awards (Goodreads Choice Award for Nonfiction (2018))
The 48 Laws of Power
Robert Greene. Publish Date (September 2000) - Publisher (Penguin Books) - Reading level (Ages 18-UP)
The Last Black Unicorn
Publish date (December 2017) - Publisher (Gallery Books) - Pages (288) - Language (English) - Original title (The Last Black Unicorn) - Literary awards (Goodreads Choice Award for Humor (2018))
Lean In: Women
Sheryl Sandberg. Publish Date (March 2013) - Publisher (Knopf Publishing Group) - Language (English) - Original title (Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead) - Literary awards (2013 ))
In Cold Blood
Truman Capote. Publisher (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) - Pages (368) - Language (English) - Original title (In Cold Blood) - Literary awards (Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime (1966))
Into the Wild
Random House. Publish Date (February 1997) - Publisher (Anchor Books) - Language (English) - Original title (Into the Wild) - Characters (Christopher McCandless) - Literary awards (Washington State Book Award (1997))
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man
Mitch Albom. Publish Date (October 2002) - Publisher (Broadway Books) - Pages (224) - Books > Family & Relationships > Friendship - Books > Family & Relationships > Death, Grief, Bereavement - Books > Biography & Autobiography > Educators
Theft by Finding: Diaries
Ingramcontent. Publish Date (May 2017) - Publisher (Little Brown and Company) - Language (English) - Original title (Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002) - Literary awards (2018 ))
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
Random House. Language (English) - Original title (Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster) - Characters (Rob Hall, Jon Krakauer)
Washington: A Life
Chernow Ron. Publish Date (September 2011) - Publisher (Penguin Books) - Reading level (Ages 18-UP) - 1996–2018 Books-A-Million, Inc. All rights reserved. BAMM.COM BOOKSAMILLION.COM   - Entertainment data provided by Rovi®
What Happened
Publish Date (September 2017) - Publisher (Simon & Schuster) - Language (English) - Original title (What Happened) - Literary awards (2017 ))
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
Publish date (January 2018) - Publisher (Henry Holt & Company) - Pages (336) - Language (English) - Original title (Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House)
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
HarperCollins. Publish date (June 2016) - Publisher (Harper) - Pages (272) - Language (English) - Original title (Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis)
Man's Search for Meaning
Beacon Press. Language (English) - Original title (trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen: Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager)
From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death
Publish Date (October 2017) - Publisher (W. W. Norton & Company) - Language (English) - Original title (From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death) - Literary awards (2017 ))
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Margot Lee Shetterly. Publish Date (December 2016) - Publisher (William Morrow & Company) - Language (English) - Soon to be a major motion picture starring Golden Globe–
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
Scribner Book Company. Publish Date (April 2016) - Publisher (Scribner Book Company) - Language (English) - Original title (Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike) - Literary awards (2016 )) - Entertainment data provided by Rovi®
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
One World. Publish Date (October 2017) - Publisher (One World) - Language (English) - Original title (We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy) - Literary awards (2017 )) - Entertainment data provided by Rovi® - Books > Social Science > Essays
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother.
The Year of Magical Thinking
Vintage. Publish Date (February 2007) - Publisher (Vintage) - Language (English) - Original title (The Year of Magical Thinking) - Literary awards (National Book Award for Nonfiction (2005), Puddly Award for Nonfiction (2006))
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
Doughty Caitlin. Publish Date (September 2015) - Publisher (W. W. Norton & Company) - Language (English) - Original title (Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory)
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
Knopf. Publish Date (March 2017) - Publisher (Knopf Publishing Group) - Language (English) - Original title (The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit) - Literary awards (How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life)
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches
S C Gwynne. Publish date (May 2011) - Publisher (Scribner Book Company) - Pages (371) - Language (English) - Author (Gwynne, S. C.) - Binding (Softcover)
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Simon Schuster. Publish Date (August 2017) - Publisher (Book Depot) - Language (English) - Original title (Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln)
How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
Ingramcontent. Publish Date (March 2017) - Publisher (Ballantine Books) - Language (English) - Original title (How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life) - Literary awards (2017 ))
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
SCRIBNER. Publish date (May 1999) - Publisher (Scribner Book Company) - Pages (368) - Language (English) - Original title (Angela's Ashes: A Memoir) - Characters (Frank McCourt) - Literary awards (1997 )) - Series (Frank McCourt #1)
Believe Me: A Memoir of Love
BLUE RIDER. Publish Date (June 2017) - Publisher (Blue Rider Press) - Reading Level (Ages 18-UP) - Language (English) - Original title (Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens) - Literary awards (2017 ))
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival
Random House. Publish Date (November 2010) - Language (English) - Original title (Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption) - Characters (Louie Zamperini, Russell Allen Phillips)
Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Creating Currents of Electricity & Hope
William Morrow. Publish Date (July 2010) - Publisher (HarperCollins Publishers) - Pages (320) - Reading Level (Ages 11-17)