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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
20,473 members, 386 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 14.19

2
3,207 members, 56 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 9.23

3
15,953 members, 701 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 7.74

4
13,318 members, 402 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Score: 7.53

Explanations:

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

5
6,753 members, 81 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), smcwl (4)

Score: 5.87

6
21,548 members, 383 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), smcwl (5)

Score: 5.5

7
19,815 members, 470 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), ahef1963 (9)

Score: 5.35

8
13,522 members, 364 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), smcwl (11)

Score: 4.87

9
9,728 members, 626 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (7), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 4.66

10
7,797 members, 226 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), smcwl (15)

Score: 4.49

11
3,322 members, 41 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1)

Score: 4

13
5,486 members, 182 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 2.83

14
4,761 members, 191 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 2.83

15
4,527 members, 91 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: cej1027

Score: 2.83

16
1,551 members, 77 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

Score: 2.83

17
1,219 members, 4 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: smcwl (6)

Score: 2.56

18
7,030 members, 145 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: smcwl (7)

Score: 2.46

19
5,917 members, 88 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8)

Score: 2.38

20
2,834 members, 32 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: smcwl (8)

Score: 2.38

21
2,382 members, 65 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (9)

Score: 2.31

22
13,019 members, 280 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10)

Score: 2.25

23
2,124 members, 33 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: smcwl (10)

Score: 2.25

24
5,521 members, 288 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

25
4,137 members, 173 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

26
3,488 members, 54 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (13)

Score: 2.11

27
6,105 members, 123 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: smcwl (14)

Score: 2.07

28
3,258 members, 48 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Score: 2.07

29
22,726 members, 311 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Score: 0

30
18,486 members, 299 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

31
18,254 members, 783 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Score: 0

32
13,909 members, 216 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Score: 0

33
10,931 members, 107 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

34
10,249 members, 162 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

37
7,696 members, 79 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

38
7,551 members, 206 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

40
7,385 members, 183 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Score: 0

41
6,969 members, 431 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

42
6,728 members, 136 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Score: 0

43
6,387 members, 155 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

44
6,020 members, 225 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

45
5,535 members, 402 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Score: 0

46
5,242 members, 117 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Score: 0

47
3,971 members, 76 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Score: 0

48
3,916 members, 50 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

49
3,789 members, 47 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Score: 0

50
3,603 members, 176 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

52
3,150 members, 70 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Score: 0

54
3,107 members, 92 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Score: 0

55
3,100 members, 62 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

56
2,995 members, 98 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

57
2,844 members, 39 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Score: 0

58
2,755 members, 106 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Score: 0

59
2,733 members, 131 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

60
2,603 members, 31 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Score: 0

61
2,369 members, 90 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Score: 0

62
2,346 members, 36 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

63
2,292 members, 118 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

64
2,143 members, 58 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Score: 0

65
2,106 members, 25 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

66
2,089 members, 56 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

67
2,041 members, 35 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Score: 0

68
2,033 members, 39 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

69
1,935 members, 127 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Score: 0

70
1,793 members, 79 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Score: 0

71
1,744 members, 61 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

72
1,617 members, 19 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Score: 0

73
1,591 members, 32 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

74
1,492 members, 20 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

75
1,372 members, 20 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Score: 0

77
1,291 members, 15 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

78
1,126 members, 14 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Score: 0

80
1,062 members, 51 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

81
1,060 members, 25 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

82
941 members, 16 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

83
939 members, 6 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Score: 0

84
849 members, 204 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Score: 0

85
801 members, 8 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Score: 0

86
705 members, 14 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

87
688 members, 6 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Score: 0

88
672 members, 9 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Score: 0

89
585 members, 18 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Score: 0

91
484 members, 5 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

92
479 members, 4 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

94
371 members, 7 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

95
146 members, 5 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

96
146 members, 6 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

97
118 members, 4 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: smcwl (June 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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