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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: 9 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
26,248 members, 485 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (1), dara85 (1), ahef1963 (1), smcwl (2), SqueakyChu (4), ManWithAnAgenda (14), cej1027

Score: 22.94

2
15,620 members, 450 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (3), ahef1963 (6), hipdeep (7), smcwl (12), ManWithAnAgenda (13), cej1027

Score: 14.99

Explanations:

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

3
18,746 members, 766 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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

Score: 14.47

4
8,754 members, 110 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), ahef1963 (3), smcwl (4), ManWithAnAgenda (12)

Score: 12.02

5
25,492 members, 458 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (2), elkiedee (3), ahef1963 (4), smcwl (5)

Score: 11.91

6
24,729 members, 543 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (9), ManWithAnAgenda (11)

Score: 11.55

7
7,413 members, 226 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), SqueakyChu (7), ManWithAnAgenda (9), cej1027

Score: 10.81

8
16,355 members, 419 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 9.8

9
13,131 members, 718 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (4), cej1027 (7), SqueakyChu (10), ahef1963 (11)

Score: 9.73

10
3,915 members, 74 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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

Score: 9.08

11
8,428 members, 171 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (3), elkiedee (6), smcwl (7)

Score: 8.05

12
5,549 members, 102 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (6), ManWithAnAgenda (8), cej1027

Score: 7.61

13
14,062 members, 300 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (7), SqueakyChu (8), ahef1963 (10)

Score: 7.09

14
6,061 members, 237 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (9), ahef1963 (15), cej1027

Score: 7.02

15
7,297 members, 150 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (4), smcwl (14), SqueakyChu (15)

Score: 6.93

16
9,519 members, 267 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), SqueakyChu (11), smcwl (15)

Score: 6.69

17
9,204 members, 253 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (10), SqueakyChu (16), ahef1963 (17)

Score: 6.22

18
4,522 members, 51 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (1), SqueakyChu (12)

Score: 6.15

19
13,159 members, 202 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (5), ManWithAnAgenda (6)

Score: 5.23

20
4,828 members, 218 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), elkiedee (7)

Score: 5.13

21
3,332 members, 103 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (10), SqueakyChu (13)

Score: 4.36

22
6,603 members, 297 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (12), SqueakyChu (14)

Score: 4.22

23
2,469 members, 42 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (11), ahef1963 (19)

Score: 4.11

26
6,050 members, 136 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3)

Score: 3.04

27
11,750 members, 128 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4)

Score: 2.83

28
2,007 members, 92 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

Score: 2.83

29
11,878 members, 118 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (5)

Score: 2.68

30
1,441 members, 5 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: smcwl (6)

Score: 2.56

31
1,226 members, 17 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

Score: 2.56

32
8,171 members, 115 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8)

Score: 2.38

33
3,731 members, 77 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (8)

Score: 2.38

34
3,347 members, 42 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: smcwl (8)

Score: 2.38

35
1,334 members, 36 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (8)

Score: 2.38

36
5,664 members, 248 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (9)

Score: 2.31

37
2,814 members, 71 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: smcwl (9)

Score: 2.31

38
1,690 members, 28 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (9)

Score: 2.31

39
2,525 members, 40 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: smcwl (10)

Score: 2.25

40
4,799 members, 197 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

Score: 2.11

41
4,103 members, 66 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: smcwl (13)

Score: 2.11

42
4,328 members, 59 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

Score: 2.07

43
4,814 members, 94 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (15)

Score: 2.03

44
20,710 members, 836 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (16)

Score: 2

45
26,103 members, 361 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (17)

Score: 1.97

46
10,774 members, 567 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (18)

Score: 1.94

47
7,701 members, 489 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (18)

Score: 1.94

48
8,069 members, 269 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (19)

Score: 1.92

49
3,133 members, 38 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (20)

Score: 1.89

52
8,828 members, 203 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

53
8,795 members, 499 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

54
7,873 members, 155 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Score: 0

55
7,743 members, 202 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

56
4,724 members, 63 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

57
4,608 members, 69 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Score: 0

58
4,303 members, 115 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Score: 0

60
3,711 members, 75 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

61
3,658 members, 45 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Score: 0

62
3,314 members, 118 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

63
3,294 members, 151 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

64
2,902 members, 136 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

65
2,822 members, 61 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Score: 0

66
2,776 members, 90 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Score: 0

67
2,708 members, 40 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

68
2,660 members, 94 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

69
2,609 members, 138 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

70
2,564 members, 32 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Score: 0

72
2,428 members, 47 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

73
2,139 members, 26 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Score: 0

74
1,990 members, 66 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

75
1,935 members, 34 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Score: 0

76
1,631 members, 24 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

77
1,626 members, 18 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

79
1,569 members, 21 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Score: 0

80
1,433 members, 70 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Score: 0

81
1,210 members, 29 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

82
1,140 members, 206 reviews
4.45 stars (4.45 stars)

Score: 0

83
1,102 members, 18 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Score: 0

84
1,050 members, 31 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Score: 0

85
992 members, 11 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Score: 0

86
916 members, 10 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Score: 0

87
802 members, 15 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Score: 0

88
798 members, 10 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Score: 0

90
618 members, 7 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Score: 0

91
565 members, 6 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

93
463 members, 8 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Score: 0

94
191 members, 5 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

95
173 members, 7 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Score: 0

96
156 members, 7 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Score: 0

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About this list

Started by: smcwl (June 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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