Biography

A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is an account of a person's life, usually published in the form of a book or essay, or in some other form, such as a film.

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey
A Serial Killer's Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming
The Mastermind: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal.
Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy
Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married
Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country
Hollywood's Eve: Eve Babitz and the Secret History of L.A.
All the Lives We Ever Lived: Seeking Solace in Virginia Woolf
Future Perfect: A Skeptic’s Search for an Honest Mystic
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present
Joy Enough: A Memoir
Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine
Hitler's Pawn: The Boy Assassin and the Holocaust
Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America
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  • The Tattooist of Auschwitz
    This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    Rock Needs River: A Memoir About a Very Open Adoption
    A Sucky Love Story: Overcoming Unhappily Ever After
    A Serial Killer's Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming
    The Last Days of August
    Yes Please
    The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found
    The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row
    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    My Thoughts Exactly
    Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
    First Man In: Leading from the Front
    The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After
    Team of Vipers: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House
    Please Kill Me by Legs McNeilChronicles, Volume One by Bob DylanLove Is a Mix Tape by Rob SheffieldJust Kids by Patti SmithLife by Keith Richards
    Best Non Fiction About Music
    1,141 books — 1,023 voters
    Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandHiroshima by John HerseyBand of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseThe Longest Day by Cornelius RyanWith the Old Breed by Eugene B. Sledge
    Best World War II History (nonfiction)
    404 books — 422 voters

    Bossypants by Tina FeyIs Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy KalingLet's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny  LawsonYes Please by Amy PoehlerAre You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
    Funny Women Memoirs
    320 books — 1,457 voters
    A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill BrysonFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittQuiet by Susan CainThis Changes Everything by Naomi KleinThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
    Best 21st Century Non-Fiction
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    Steve Jobs
    The Diary of a Young Girl
    Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
    John Adams
    Bossypants
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Alexander Hamilton
    Einstein: His Life and Universe
    Into the Wild
    Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
    Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
    "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character

    Jon Meacham
    Jon Meacham Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
    His Favorite History Books: The Pulitzer-winning author of the new biography Thomas Jefferson picks his favorite works of historical scholarship.
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    Charles Dickens
    Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
    Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

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