After Long Silence: A Memoir

by Helen Fremont

All Rivers Run to the Sea: Memoirs

by Elie Wiesel

And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

by Jacques Lusseyran

And a Voice to Sing with: A Memoir

by Joan Baez

Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses

by Isabel Allende

Before Night Falls: A Memoir

by Reinaldo Arenas

The Bell Jar

by Sylvia Plath

A Chef's Tale: A Memoir of Food, France, and America

by Pierre Franey


by Elie Wiesel

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death

by Jean-Dominique Bauby

Into the Wild

by Jon Krakauer

Jews of Silence

by Elie Wiesel

The Night Trilogy: Night/Dawn/Day

by Elie Wiesel

The Diary of a Young Girl

by Anne Frank

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

by Laura Hillenbrand

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

by Maya Angelou

The Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou

by Maya Angelou

Victoria: A Life

by A. N. Wilson

Ready for Revolution: The Life and Struggles of Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)

by Stokely Carmichael

Dish:: How Gossip Became the News and the News Became Just Another Show

by Jeannette Walls

Widow Basquiat: A Love Story

by Jennifer Clement

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

by Cheryl Strayed

Waging Heavy Peace: A Hippie Dream

by Neil Young

Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way

by Jon Krakauer

The Silver Star

by Jeannette Walls

I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the Music That Shaped the Civil Rights Era

by Greg Kot

John Quincy Adams: American Visionary

by Fred Kaplan


by Adam Begley

Everybody's Got Something

by Robin Roberts

Gandhi Before India

by Ramachandra Guha

Michael Jordan: The Life

by Roland Lazenby

Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee

by Michael Korda

James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

by Lynne Cheney


by George Orwell

Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism

by Thomas Brothers

The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra

by Helen Rappaport

John Wayne: The Life and Legend

by Scott Eyman

Not My Father's Son: A Memoir

by Alan Cumming

Scalia: A Court of One

by Bruce Allen Murphy

The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography

by Miriam Pawel

The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

by Boris Johnson

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

by Malala Yousafzai

The Diary of a Young Girl

by Anne Frank