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Best Autobiographies and Memoirs

Members: 58 participating members (show all)

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1
24,710 members, 543 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: f1rstpancake (1), norabelle414 (1), ManWithAnAgenda (2), raidergirl3 (2), adsddy (2), dara85 (2), ahef1963 (2), kageeh (2), SqueakyChu (6), alex68 (8), FranzK72 (15)2 more, EstCSmith, ncgraham

Score: 40.82

2
26,223 members, 485 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: adsddy (1), souloftherose (1), dara85 (1), ahef1963 (1), kageeh (1), DaynaRT (1), susiesharp (2), SylviaC (3), JuliaMaria (9), alex68 (14), SqueakyChu (16)1 more, cej1027

Score: 39.46

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (9): Ein Klassiker.

3
8,594 members, 129 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (1), AmourFou (1), dara85 (3), ahef1963 (3), DaynaRT (3), souloftherose (4), ncgraham (4), aulsmith (7), EstCSmith (17), cej1027

Score: 29.88

4
4,771 members, 142 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (1), Edward (2), subarcticmike (3), ahef1963 (8), FranzK72 (12), dhm (15), alex68 (39), EstCSmith

Score: 20.87

5
9,140 members, 162 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Jahhnavi (1), jeffza (1), Edward (1), raidergirl3 (3), MDGentleReader (5), dhm (24)

Score: 19.52

6
20,729 members, 329 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (2), raidergirl3 (4), kara.shamy (9), Minthe (9), hipdeep (13), FranzK72 (20), alex68 (24), EstCSmith

Score: 18.93

7
4,822 members, 218 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Drapetsona (1), JuliaMaria (3), kara.shamy (4), hipdeep (14), alex68 (34), elkiedee (40), EstCSmith

Score: 17.49

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (3): Autobiografie und Biografie (Robert Mapplethorpe) in einem: der Wille und das Durchhaltevermögen Künster bzw Ķüstlerin zu werden und sich gegenseitig dabei zu unterstützen.… (more)

8
4,102 members, 147 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: philna (1), eclecticdodo (1), SylviaC (2), SqueakyChu (9), ahef1963 (17), alex68 (43)

Score: 17.21

9
6,561 members, 100 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: MDGentleReader (1), John_Vaughan (1), aulsmith (5), belgrade18 (21), 2wonderY

Score: 16.54

10
2,469 members, 42 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: thorold (1), alex68 (7), JuliaMaria (11), FranzK72 (14), ahef1963 (18), belgrade18 (19), Drapetsona (33)

Score: 16.25

11
12,239 members, 271 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (3), raidergirl3 (5), elkiedee (8), belgrade18 (9), FranzK72 (21), alex68 (46), EstCSmith

Score: 16.12

12
1,690 members, 37 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: arrwa (1), Samantha_kathy (1), ahef1963 (7), souloftherose (8), alex68 (52)

Score: 14.33

13
7,448 members, 423 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (1), kara.shamy (7), CarltonC (9), ahef1963 (19), dhm (29), elkiedee (31)

Score: 14.1

14
2,900 members, 136 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: susiesharp (1), birder4106 (1), dhm (23), Drapetsona (28), EstCSmith

Score: 13.88

15
7,774 members, 307 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: Minthe (4), cej1027 (7), raidergirl3 (8), ManWithAnAgenda (11), dhm (16), ahef1963 (20)

Score: 13.75

16
2,883 members, 27 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (1), JuliaMaria (1), alex68 (2), EstCSmith

Score: 13.67

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (1): Ein Klassiker der autobiografischen Literatur.

17
2,167 members, 55 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (1), alex68 (3), FranzK72 (3), Polaris- (3)

Score: 13.12

18
8,758 members, 110 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), ahef1963 (4), dhm (6), hipdeep (7), elkiedee (48)

Score: 12.73

19
3,348 members, 42 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: alex68 (5), kara.shamy (5), belgrade18 (6), FranzK72 (9), EstCSmith

Score: 12.52

20
1,052 members, 8 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: Crypto-Willobie (1), John_Vaughan (2), abbottthomas (4), thorold (9)

Score: 12.5

21
6,167 members, 228 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: darllenwr_brwd (2), raidergirl3 (6), souloftherose (10), dara85 (12), ahef1963 (21)

Score: 12.19

22
2,207 members, 71 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: mousse (1), Drapetsona (3), FranzK72 (6), alex68 (13)

Score: 11.7

23
3,564 members, 79 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: shayhurst (1), CarltonC (4), Polaris- (5), dhm (14)

Score: 11.57

24
967 members, 12 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (1), Drapetsona (2), FranzK72 (11), alex68 (20)

Score: 11.45

25
1,903 members, 28 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (2), JuliaMaria (2), CarltonC (8), alex68 (12)

Score: 11.26

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (2): Inzwischen ein Klassiker der Frauenliteratur. Erster Band einer mehrbändigen Autobiografie.

26
2,543 members, 29 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (2), lilithcat (2), ahef1963 (22), EstCSmith

Score: 10.88

27
1,974 members, 54 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Soupdragon (1), ahef1963 (5), elkiedee (13), thorold (15)

Score: 10.81

28
381 members, 2 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: alex68 (4), JuliaMaria (4), FranzK72 (5), dhm (20)

Score: 10.22

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (4): Anaïs Nin hat ihr Leben lang Tagebücher geschrieben, jeden Tag. Ein Klassiker der Frauenliteratur.

29
2,118 members, 128 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: eclecticdodo (3), elkiedee (4), ahef1963 (23), ManWithAnAgenda (23)

Score: 9.52

30
690 members, 6 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: darllenwr_brwd (1), Minthe (2), Drapetsona (34)

Score: 9.02

31
6,105 members, 52 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (15), dhm (22), cej1027, EstCSmith

Score: 8.86

32
1,065 members, 38 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (5), raidergirl3 (9), dhm (18), ahef1963 (24)

Score: 8.73

33
726 members, 10 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (3), thorold (3), CarltonC (7)

Score: 8.54

34
821 members, 51 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), lahochstetler (1), EstCSmith

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 8.31

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I heard from a real prison librarian that Steinberg only worked a couple of months as a temp librarian in a prison.

35
8,419 members, 171 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (2), FranzK72 (7), elkiedee (9), dhm (13)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 8.24

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I started this to see if I could figure out why Gertrude Stein put up with him. Couldn't put up with his narcissism and homophobia long enough to find out.… (more)

36
25,474 members, 458 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (10), ManWithAnAgenda (10), alex68 (17), ahef1963 (31)

Score: 8.16

37
2,487 members, 51 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (2), shayhurst (4), elkiedee (20)

Score: 8.08

38
14,057 members, 300 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (7), kara.shamy (11), ahef1963 (32), alex68 (33)

Score: 8.01

39
4,771 members, 318 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (9), dhm (12), ahef1963 (25), elkiedee (27)

Score: 8

40
3,308 members, 118 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: subarcticmike (1), deebee1 (1)

Score: 8

41
4,321 members, 59 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), belgrade18 (15), dhm (21), FranzK72 (24)

Score: 7.96

42
1,758 members, 30 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: elkiedee (3), dara85 (11), cej1027

Score: 7.91

43
4,207 members, 46 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (3), John_Vaughan (6), EstCSmith

Score: 7.91

45
5,162 members, 105 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: shayhurst (2), ahef1963 (9), belgrade18 (13)

Score: 7.78

46
726 members, 9 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: Bretzky1 (3), alex68 (6), FranzK72 (13)

Score: 7.7

47
511 members, 59 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3), SqueakyChu (4), elkiedee (30)

Score: 7.58

48
1,904 members, 98 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (5), elkiedee (6), EstCSmith

Score: 7.54

49
2,781 members, 39 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), dhm (7), belgrade18 (7)

Score: 7.47

50
786 members, 11 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (4), thorold (6), dhm (19)

Score: 7.3

51
18,733 members, 765 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: raidergirl3 (13), dara85 (23), ahef1963 (26), elkiedee (42)

Score: 7.28

52
1,336 members, 31 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: lilithcat (1), hipdeep (3)

Score: 7.04

53
608 members, 6 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (4), FranzK72 (22), EstCSmith

Score: 6.99

54
3,442 members, 62 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (3), elkiedee (12), ahef1963 (27)

Score: 6.94

55
365 members, 10 reviews
4.63 stars (4.63 stars)

Lists: cej1027 (8), hipdeep (10), raidergirl3 (12)

Score: 6.78

56
650 members, 17 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: subarcticmike (2), Polaris- (2)

Score: 6.73

57
960 members, 10 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), thorold (5)

Score: 6.68

58
3,897 members, 103 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: Minthe (5), cej1027 (10), ahef1963 (28)

Score: 6.66

59
7,247 members, 251 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Minthe (1), raidergirl3 (7)

Score: 6.46

60
1,217 members, 49 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: MDGentleReader (2), kara.shamy (3)

Score: 6.4

61
837 members, 15 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thorold (8), FranzK72 (10), alex68 (26)

Score: 6.4

62
1,039 members, 26 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (8), Minthe (10), alex68 (27)

Score: 6.38

63
787 members, 50 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (6), FranzK72 (17), alex68 (28)

Score: 6.27

64
2,687 members, 45 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Saraswati_Library (1), dhm (10)

Score: 6.25

65
4,449 members, 50 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: Drapetsona (5), alex68 (23), ahef1963 (29)

Score: 6.23

66
548 members, 12 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (7), belgrade18 (20), FranzK72 (23)

Score: 6.18

67
804 members, 39 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (10), dara85 (13), ahef1963 (30)

Score: 6.07

68
430 members, 7 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thorold (2), dhm (5)

Score: 6.04

69
2,326 members, 20 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (14), alex68 (16), FranzK72 (18)

Score: 6.01

70
1,157 members, 45 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: suitable1 (1), hipdeep (16)

Score: 6

71
368 members, 15 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: norabelle414 (2), elkiedee (7)

Score: 5.82

72
481 members, 10 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: subarcticmike (4), Polaris- (4)

Score: 5.66

73
7,187 members, 121 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (11), elkiedee (28), ahef1963 (33)

Score: 5.6

74
1,658 members, 38 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: dara85 (8), dhm (30), alex68 (50)

Score: 5.59

75
1,736 members, 66 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1), elkiedee (41)

Score: 5.58

76
527 members, 7 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: abbottthomas (3), John_Vaughan (7)

Score: 5.5

77
960 members, 15 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: Minthe (11), ahef1963 (34), alex68 (42)

Score: 5.42

78
13,538 members, 263 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (12), ahef1963 (35), alex68 (38)

Score: 5.41

79
3,135 members, 57 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Minthe (3), EstCSmith

Score: 5.35

81
318 members, 5 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: John_Vaughan (5), CarltonC (6)

Score: 5.23

82
1,021 members, 14 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (4), dhm (8)

Score: 5.21

83
196 members, 5 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (2), dhm (26)

Score: 5.14

84
267 members, 4 reviews
4.53 stars (4.53 stars)

Lists: thorold (4), JuliaMaria (10)

Score: 5.08

86
1,371 members, 19 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: belgrade18 (3), dhm (17)

Score: 5.01

87
2,482 members, 99 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), JuliaMaria (8)

Score: 4.93

Explanations:

JuliaMaria (8): Teil 1 einer mehrbändigen Autobiografie. Dieser Teil beschreibt die Kindheit und schwierige Beziehung zum Vater. 

88
378 members, 3 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: abbottthomas (5), thorold (10)

Score: 4.92

89
415 members, 4 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (4), JuliaMaria (14)

Score: 4.9

90
2,218 members, 29 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (3), alex68 (41)

Score: 4.62

92
2,660 members, 30 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5), dhm (28)

Score: 4.41

94
249 members, 6 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu (12), belgrade18 (12)

Score: 4.3

95
11,873 members, 118 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (6), alex68 (36)

Score: 4.19

96
2,143 members, 17 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: JuliaMaria (12), FranzK72 (16)

Score: 4.15

97
6,013 members, 97 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: CarltonC (10), elkiedee (21)

Score: 4.12

98
477 members, 20 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (6), elkiedee (43)

Score: 4.12

99
7,213 members, 346 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda (9), dhm (25)

Score: 4.1

100
222 members, 3 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: Minthe (13), belgrade18 (18)

Score: 4.05

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