Books in Biography & Autobiography

Avocado Drive Zoo

Avocado Drive ZooAt Home with My Family and the Creatures We've Loved

Earl Hamner

THE AVOCADO DRIVE ZOO is a warm and personal, yet humorous, recounting of how the members of the Hamner family have lived with and loved the animals in their lives. By the time they moved to Hollywood...

Audubon: Life and Art in the American Wilderness

Audubon: Life and Art in the American Wilderness

Shirley Streshinsky

In 1803, an eighteen-year-old West Indies–born Frenchman arrived in New York City, fleeing Napoleon’s conscription. His work would become inextricably entwined with the new world he so...

100 Miles to Freedom

100 Miles to FreedomThe Epic Story of the Rescue of Santo Tomas and the Liberation of Manila: 1943-1945

Robert B. Holland

In 100 Miles to Freedom, U.S. Marine Bob Holland tells the story of the release of 3,700 American civilian prisoners of the Japanese at Santo Tomas University Internment Camp in Manila, the...

The Inextinguishable Symphony

The Inextinguishable SymphonyA True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany

Martin Goldsmith

Advance Praise for the Inextinguishable Symphony A Fascinating Insight into a Virtually Unknown Chapter of Nazi Rule in Germany, Made all the More Engaging through a Son's Discovery of His Own...

Sister Days

Sister Days365 Inspired Moments in African American Women's History

Janus Adams

Using a page-a-day format, this is a collection of vignettes--inspired moments--from the lives of black woman across recorded time.

Jacqueline Bouvier

Jacqueline BouvierAn Intimate Memoir

John H. Davis

Critical Acclaim for Jacqueline Bouvier John Davis's intimate memoir of his beloved first cousin Readers longing for a dignified and elegant approach to Jackie's early years will enjoy this...

It's Good to Be the King

It's Good to Be the KingThe Seriously Funny Life of Mel Brooks

James Robert Parish

This book traces the extraordinary life and career of Mel Brooks, who has ridden a wave of show business success perhaps unsurpassed by anyone of his generation. Offering many insights into the wacky...

Have No Fear

Have No FearThe Charles Evers Story

Charles Evers

A moving and dramatic coming-of-age memoir of Charles Evers, one of the most colorful civil rights pioneers and brother of Medgar Evers, slain hero of the Movement. Evers led a biracial coalition...

Candy at Last

Candy at Last

Candy Spelling

The followup to the New York Times bestseller Stories from Candyland has even better stories to tell—most notably, about Candy Spelling’s notorious rift with her daughter Tori, their...

Bob Dylan

Bob DylanThe Biography

Dennis McDougal

The ultimate biography of the musical icon. ...

American Spy

American SpyMy Secret History in the CIA, Watergate and Beyond

E. Howard Hunt

Startling revelations from the OSS, the CIA, and the Nixon White house ...


ShakespeareThe Essential Guide to the Life and Works of the Bard

Encyclopaedia Britannica

An authoritative, accessible overview of history's greatest literary figure ...

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