Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies

A great biography or memoir can be just as enthralling as any great work of fiction, so please tell your favorites and let's share the wealth.

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Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies in 202138 unread / 38varielle, Monday 10:42pm
R.I.P.155 unread / 155JulieLill, March 23
Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies Read in 202096 unread / 96JulieLill, December 2020
Favorite Biographies Read in 201911 unread / 11varielle, December 2019
Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies 2019127 unread / 127LynnB, December 2019
What Biographies or Memoirs are you reading now? Chapter 2132 unread / 132Sandydog1, January 2019
Favorite Bios, Memoirs and Autobiographies 20185 unread / 5LynnB, January 2019
Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies 201886 unread / 86varielle, December 2018
My childhood sucked, and all I got was this lousy book deal.22 unread / 22Sandydog1, December 2018
Favorite Bios, Memoirs and Autobiographies Read in 20177 unread / 7Diane-bpcb, January 2018
Biographies of the old American West figures6 unread / 6Lynxear, December 2017
Bios, Memoirs and Autobiographies 201775 unread / 75JulieLill, December 2017
Albert Einstein biography5 unread / 5orbifx, August 2017
For Kerouac Fans: On the Road the movie: Website is Open. Premier Date Unset3 unread / 3JulieLill, June 2017
the autobiography of mark twain8 unread / 8Diane-bpcb, February 2017
Out of the Orchard: The True Story of Me3 unread / 3ronpeltier, February 2017
Old Movie Star Biographies27 unread / 272wonderY, December 2016
Compilations of biographies2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, October 2016
Book TV -C-SPAN2 unread / 2JulieLill, October 2016
Musician Autobiographies10 unread / 10Darth-Heather, July 2016
LIT by Mary Karr3 unread / 3Koren56, May 2016
Memoirs of life in the 1920s2 unread / 2NLytle, March 2016
What Biograhpies or Memoirs are you reading now?380 unread / 380splendorpursuit, February 2016
All God's Dangers2 unread / 2Eschwa, December 2015
Last Night At The Viper Room...1 unread / 1Amy_J, July 2014
Virginia Woolf Biography6 unread / 6leialoha, March 2014
What's Your Favorite Memoir?64 unread / 64Diane-bpcb, January 2014
Group reads planned in 2014 Category Challenge1 unread / 1MarthaJeanne, October 2013
Argentina?1 unread / 1MirtaInes, June 2013
Best U. S. Grant Biography7 unread / 7anthonywillard, September 2012
Iconic American artist's memoir released today1 unread / 1steffercat, June 2012
Washington Biography3 unread / 3AnnaClaire, May 2012
Somebody needs to write their biography!1 unread / 1varielle, February 2012
Getting started on your memoir5 unread / 5GeneRuyle, January 2012
A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard3 unread / 3PokPok, August 2011
Manhattan Memoirs4 unread / 4rebeccanyc, April 2011
Julius Caesar8 unread / 8booksontrial, March 2011
Biographies by the Less-than-Famous21 unread / 21mallinje, November 2010
Book on Tibet and woman adventurer??3 unread / 3annielf, August 2010
Biographies on Marilyn Monroe3 unread / 3yvso, August 2010
Wilbur and Orville Wright1 unread / 1CharlesBoyd, July 2010
Can anyone recommend....2 unread / 2CharlesBoyd, July 2010
looking for a good Freddie Mercury bio...1 unread / 1freelunch, January 2010
Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies Message Board51 unread / 51varielle, January 2010
Christine Brennan's Best Seat in the House: Price doubled?2 unread / 2lilithcat, November 2009
Turbulence at 67 Inches3 unread / 3HCamner, November 2009
Elizabeth I: Or a Tale of Too Many Bios11 unread / 11annesion, May 2009
another old guy telling his life4 unread / 4TimBazzett, May 2009
Mrs. Astor Regrets1 unread / 1maggie1944, April 2009
my little red book giveaway1 unread / 1theepicrat, March 2009
Us Presidents8 unread / 8cyderry, February 2009
Golda Meir3 unread / 3sqdancer, January 2009
Would you be interested in reading weight loss memoirs?11 unread / 11Vic33, December 2008
Least Admirable Subjects in Biographies11 unread / 11TDOCK, October 2008
May Sarton1 unread / 1Seajack, August 2008
Best opening line of a biography8 unread / 8Christie, July 2008
A Million Little Pieces: Not quite all James Frey's fault?6 unread / 6maggie1944, July 2008
The Verneys - a Family Biography2 unread / 2maggie1944, July 2008
Canadian biographies/autobiographies4 unread / 4piefuchs, May 2008
Memoirs of an Aide-de-Camp of Napoleon 1800-18123 unread / 3DanoWins, April 2008
Adventures in Writing Biographies3 unread / 3primlil, February 2008
Two Biographies of George & Sara Murphy Compared3 unread / 3dwsact, February 2008
Biographiles Arise!9 unread / 9maggie1944, January 2008
Mao2 unread / 2rebeccanyc, September 2007
Dwight D. Eisenhower1 unread / 1OldSarge, August 2007
unexpected yet striking similarities?1 unread / 1GoofyOcean110, August 2007
Harry Houdini1 unread / 1OldSarge, July 2007
The Women Who Raised Me1 unread / 1Aberjhani, May 2007
Churchill & Gandhi4 unread / 4Miro, March 2007
Bronte, Murdoch, biographies of authors1 unread / 1Mallou, February 2007
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