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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: 6 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
24,116 members, 456 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (1), smcwl (2), ManWithAnAgenda (14), cej1027

Score: 16.11

2
14,873 members, 431 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), smcwl (12), ManWithAnAgenda (13), cej1027

Score: 9.49

Explanations:

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

3
3,673 members, 69 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 9.08

4
24,096 members, 425 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (2), ahef1963 (4), smcwl (5)

Score: 8.87

5
8,010 members, 104 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), smcwl (4), ManWithAnAgenda (12)

Score: 8.02

6
17,880 members, 742 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 7.74

7
22,753 members, 516 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), ahef1963 (9), ManWithAnAgenda (11)

Score: 7.55

8
15,368 members, 406 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (5), ManWithAnAgenda (10), smcwl (11)

Score: 7.12

9
5,206 members, 102 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (8), cej1027

Score: 5.05

10
6,508 members, 207 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9), cej1027

Score: 4.98

11
13,684 members, 291 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (7), ahef1963 (10)

Score: 4.71

12
5,555 members, 223 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), cej1027

Score: 4.71

13
11,744 members, 690 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (7), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 4.66

14
8,851 members, 255 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), smcwl (15)

Score: 4.49

15
4,062 members, 44 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1)

Score: 4

18
5,752 members, 129 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3)

Score: 3.04

19
10,244 members, 109 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4)

Score: 2.83

20
1,840 members, 85 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

Score: 2.83

21
11,541 members, 114 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (5)

Score: 2.68

22
12,111 members, 183 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (6)

Score: 2.56

23
1,360 members, 5 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: smcwl (6)

Score: 2.56

24
7,915 members, 164 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: smcwl (7)

Score: 2.46

25
7,406 members, 109 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8)

Score: 2.38

26
3,167 members, 39 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: smcwl (8)

Score: 2.38

27
4,403 members, 230 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (9)

Score: 2.31

28
2,657 members, 72 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (9)

Score: 2.31

29
3,237 members, 104 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (10)

Score: 2.25

30
2,399 members, 37 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: smcwl (10)

Score: 2.25

31
6,225 members, 296 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12)

Score: 2.15

32
4,592 members, 192 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

33
3,910 members, 65 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (13)

Score: 2.11

34
6,822 members, 135 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: smcwl (14)

Score: 2.07

35
3,921 members, 54 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Score: 2.07

36
4,527 members, 91 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (15)

Score: 2.03

37
19,843 members, 811 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Score: 2

38
8,608 members, 239 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (17)

Score: 1.97

39
6,926 members, 463 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Score: 1.94

40
2,330 members, 40 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (19)

Score: 1.92

41
24,356 members, 338 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Score: 0

42
19,952 members, 316 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

46
8,329 members, 194 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

47
8,061 members, 480 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

48
7,415 members, 149 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

49
7,396 members, 255 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

50
7,235 members, 182 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

51
4,430 members, 207 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Score: 0

52
4,404 members, 60 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

53
4,357 members, 66 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

54
3,849 members, 108 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Score: 0

56
3,566 members, 76 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Score: 0

57
3,522 members, 72 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

58
3,352 members, 44 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Score: 0

59
3,115 members, 113 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Score: 0

60
3,100 members, 145 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

61
2,939 members, 37 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Score: 0

62
2,725 members, 132 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

63
2,605 members, 39 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

64
2,589 members, 62 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Score: 0

65
2,536 members, 92 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

66
2,411 members, 89 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Score: 0

67
2,390 members, 28 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Score: 0

68
2,345 members, 132 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Score: 0

70
2,297 members, 44 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

71
1,959 members, 27 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Score: 0

72
1,907 members, 63 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

73
1,817 members, 35 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

74
1,562 members, 23 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

76
1,493 members, 20 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

77
1,491 members, 16 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

78
1,461 members, 22 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Score: 0

79
1,298 members, 66 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Score: 0

81
1,160 members, 28 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Score: 0

82
1,134 members, 11 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Score: 0

83
1,041 members, 18 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Score: 0

84
997 members, 205 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Score: 0

85
923 members, 10 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

86
871 members, 26 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Score: 0

87
843 members, 7 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Score: 0

88
768 members, 14 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

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

Score: 0

91
560 members, 7 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Score: 0

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

Score: 0

94
441 members, 8 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

95
174 members, 5 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

96
163 members, 7 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

97
140 members, 7 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: smcwl (June 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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