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100 Biographies and Memoirs to Read in a (Single) Lifetime

Type: Preset list created by smcwl

Description: Amazon's List

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
22,557 members, 431 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (1), smcwl (2), cej1027

Score: 14.04

2
3,483 members, 64 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (2), smcwl (3), cej1027

Score: 9.08

3
17,039 members, 722 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), ahef1963 (8), smcwl (16)

Score: 7.74

4
14,158 members, 421 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), smcwl (12), cej1027

Score: 7.38

Explanations:

cej1027 (6): Not sure I'd count this as a biography/memoir, but I did read it.

5
7,404 members, 92 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), smcwl (4)

Score: 5.87

6
23,036 members, 409 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), smcwl (5)

Score: 5.5

7
21,443 members, 497 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 5.35

8
14,509 members, 382 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), smcwl (11)

Score: 4.87

9
10,937 members, 660 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (7), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 4.66

10
8,387 members, 241 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), smcwl (15)

Score: 4.49

11
3,718 members, 41 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1)

Score: 4

13
1,706 members, 81 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

Score: 2.83

14
6,174 members, 201 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 2.68

15
5,690 members, 221 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 2.68

16
4,889 members, 99 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 2.68

17
1,303 members, 4 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: smcwl (6)

Score: 2.56

18
7,537 members, 154 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: smcwl (7)

Score: 2.46

19
6,732 members, 102 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8)

Score: 2.38

20
3,013 members, 32 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: smcwl (8)

Score: 2.38

21
3,943 members, 221 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (9)

Score: 2.31

22
2,534 members, 70 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (9)

Score: 2.31

23
13,406 members, 285 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

24
3,133 members, 101 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (10)

Score: 2.25

25
2,304 members, 34 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: smcwl (10)

Score: 2.25

26
5,922 members, 291 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

27
4,415 members, 188 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

28
3,734 members, 60 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (13)

Score: 2.11

29
6,524 members, 129 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: smcwl (14)

Score: 2.07

30
3,614 members, 51 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Score: 2.07

31
23,695 members, 326 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Score: 0

32
19,379 members, 306 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

33
19,201 members, 801 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Score: 0

34
11,309 members, 114 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

35
11,215 members, 175 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

37
9,026 members, 101 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Score: 0

39
8,235 members, 224 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

41
7,867 members, 185 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

42
7,530 members, 462 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

43
7,068 members, 145 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

44
6,896 members, 164 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

45
6,780 members, 241 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

46
6,319 members, 433 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Score: 0

47
5,543 members, 122 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Score: 0

48
4,258 members, 83 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Score: 0

49
4,178 members, 62 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Score: 0

50
4,147 members, 50 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

51
4,094 members, 195 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

52
3,482 members, 99 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Score: 0

54
3,392 members, 73 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Score: 0

55
3,331 members, 70 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

56
3,139 members, 41 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Score: 0

57
2,968 members, 110 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Score: 0

58
2,923 members, 139 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

59
2,819 members, 34 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Score: 0

60
2,523 members, 123 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Score: 0

61
2,480 members, 38 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

62
2,461 members, 89 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

63
2,406 members, 57 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Score: 0

64
2,262 members, 26 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

65
2,202 members, 59 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Score: 0

66
2,200 members, 41 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Score: 0

67
2,185 members, 41 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

68
2,176 members, 84 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Score: 0

69
2,171 members, 129 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Score: 0

71
1,833 members, 63 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

72
1,817 members, 21 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Score: 0

73
1,737 members, 32 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

74
1,528 members, 22 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

75
1,432 members, 21 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Score: 0

77
1,415 members, 15 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

78
1,291 members, 17 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Score: 0

79
1,210 members, 60 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

81
1,118 members, 28 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Score: 0

82
1,038 members, 9 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

83
1,029 members, 17 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Score: 0

84
952 members, 203 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Score: 0

85
874 members, 9 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Score: 0

86
775 members, 6 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Score: 0

87
764 members, 22 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Score: 0

88
755 members, 14 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Score: 0

89
710 members, 10 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Score: 0

91
532 members, 6 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

92
512 members, 5 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

94
408 members, 7 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

95
162 members, 5 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

96
151 members, 7 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

97
130 members, 5 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: smcwl (June 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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