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Abelard, Pierre, The Letters of Abelard and Heloise

Adams, Henry, The Education of Henry Adams

Albom, Mitch, Tuesdays with Morrie

Ambrose, Stephen E., Undaunted Courage

Anderson, Arn, Arn Anderson 4 Ever

Anderson, Christopher, Jack and Jackie

Angelou, Maya, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Baker, Russell, Growing Up

Ball, Lucille, Love, Lucy

Barkley, Charles, Outrageous! The Fine Life and Flagrant Good Times of Basketball’s Irresistible Force

Bate, Walter Jackson, Samuel Johnson

Bauby, Jean-Dominique, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Bedford, Sybille, Aldous Huxley: A Biography

Berg, A. Scott, Lindbergh

Bernardin, Joseph Cardinal, The Gift of Peace: Personal Reflections

Blackman, Ann, Seasons of Her Life

Blake, Robert, Disraeli

Boswell, James, Life of Samuel Johnson

Brent, Stuart, The Seven Stairs

Brodie, Fawn, Thomas Jefferson

Brown, Tom, The Tracker: The Story of Tom Brown, Jr.

Broyard, Anatole, Kafka Was the Rage

Burch, Jennings Michael, They Cage the Animals at Night

Bush, Barbara, Barbara Bush: A Memoir

Caine, Michael, What’s It All About?

Callow, Simon, Orson Welles: The Road to Xanadu

Caro, Robert A., The Power Broker

Carpenter, Humphrey, The Inklings

Carr, Caleb, The Devil Soldier

Carroll, Jim
Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973
The Basketball Diaries

Carson, Ben, Gifted Hands

Carter, Dan, The Politics of Rage

Chernow, Ron, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

Christie, Agatha, An Autobiography

Clapesattle, Helen, The Doctors Mayo

Conway, Jill Ker
The Road from Coorain
True North: A Memoir

Conway, Jill Ker (ed.)
Written by Herself: Autobiographies of American Women
Written by Herself Vol. II: Women’s Memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States

Crow Dog, Mary, Lakota Woman

Darroch, Sandra J., Ottoline

Davidson, Harold, Edward Borein, Cowboy Artist

Davis, Miles, Miles: The Autobiography

DeMille, Agnes, Reprieve

DiBiase, Ted, Every Man Has His Price

Dickens, Monica, One Pair of Hands

Donald, David Herbert, Lincoln

Douglass, Frederick, My Bondage and My Freedom

Dubner, Stephen, Turbulent Souls

Durrell, Gerald, My Family and Other Animals

Eiseley, Loren, All the Strange Hours

Ellis, Joseph J., American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

Ellmann, Richard, James Joyce

Fermi, Laura, Atoms in the Family: My Life with Enrico Fermi

Feynman, Richard, Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!

Fisher, M.F.K., Among Friends (and other titles)

Fox, Mem, Dear Mem Fox …

Frank, Anne, The Diary of a Young Girl

Franklin, Benjamin, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Friedman, Myra, Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin

Fuller, Elizabeth L., Me and Jezebel: When Bette Davis Came for Dinner...

Gandhi, Mahatma, Gandhi’s Autobiography

Gilbert, Martin, Churchill

Gilbreth, Frank, Jr., and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Cheaper by the Dozen

Gleick, James, Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman

Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Wait Till Next Year

Graham, Katharine, Personal History

Grant, Ulysses S., Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

Grealy, Lucy, Autobiography of a Face

Green, Tim, A Man and His Mother

Greene, Bob and Michael Jordan, Hang Time: Days and Dreams with Michael Jordan

Gretzky, Wayne, Gretzky: An Autobiography

Gunther, John, Death Be Not Proud

Guralnick, Peter, Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley

Haley, Alex, Roots

Hamilton, Mary, Trials of the Earth

Hamper, Ben, Rivethead: Tales from the Assembly Line

Hanff, Helene, Q’s Legacy

Hart, Moss, Act One

Helfgott, Gillian, Love You to Bits and Pieces

Hickam, Homer H., Rocket Boys

Hopkins, Jerry and Daniel Sugarman, No One Here Gets Out Alive

Hornbacher, Marya, Wasted

Huxley, Elspeth, The Flame Trees of Thika

Iooss, Walter, Rare Air: Michael on Michael

Isaacson, Walter, Kissinger: A Biography

Jackson, Bo, Bo Knows Bo

Jackson, Phil, Sacred Hoops

Jacobus, de Voragine, The Golden Legend: Readings on the Saints

Joravsky, Ben, Hoop Dreams

Jordan, Michael, For the Love of the Game: My Story

Kazin, Alfred, New York Jew

Kedar, Karyn, God Whispers

Keller, Helen, The Story of My Life

Kennedy, John F., Profiles in Courage

Kenney, Lucy, Alexander the Great or the Learned Camel

Klein, Gerda Weissmann, All but My Life

Kovic, Ron, Born on the Fourth of July

Kuroyanagi, Tetsuko, Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window

Kuusisto, Stephen, Planet of the Blind

La Motta, Jake, Raging Bull

Lahr, John, Notes on a Cowardly Lion: The Biography of Bert Lahr

Lax, Eric, Woody Allen: A Biography

Lee, Spike, The Best Seat in the House: A Basketball Memoir

Levi, Primo, Survival in Auschwitz

Lewis, John, Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement

Lindbergh, Charles A., "We"

Livesay, Harold, American Made

Lund, Doris, Eric

Mahmoody, Betty, Not Without My Daughter

Manchester, William R.
Goodbye, Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill

Mantle, Mickey
The Mick
The Mickey Mantle Story

Martin, John B., Adlai Stevenson of Illinois

Massie, Robert, Nicholas and Alexandra

McBride, James, The Color of Water

McCall, Nathan, Makes Me Wanna Holler: A Young Black Man in America

McCourt, Frank, Angela’s Ashes

McCullough, David
Brave Companions
Mornings on Horseback

Mead, Margaret, Blackberry Winter

Mehta, Ved, Up at Oxford

Menchu, Rigoberta, I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala

Merton, Thomas
Entering the Silence
The Seven Storey Mountain

Morgan, Judith, Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel: A Biography

Naifeh, Steven and Gregory White Smith, Jackson Pollock: An American Saga

Neruda, Pablo, Memoirs

Ngor, Haing, A Cambodian Odyssey

Peck, M. Scott, The Road Less Traveled

Peel, Robert
Mary Baker Eddy: The Years of Authority
Mary Baker Eddy: The Years of Discovery
Mary Baker Eddy: The Years of Trial

Pelzer, David J., A Child Called "It"

Quennell, Peter, Casanova in London

Reid, Alastair, Whereabouts: Notes on Being a Foreigner

Remstein, Henna, Barbara Walters

Ringelblum, Emanuel, Notes from the Warsaw Ghetto

Ritter, Lawrence, The Glory of Their Times

Roberts, Cokie, We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters

Robinson, Jackie, Jackie Robinson: My Own Story

Rodman, Dennis, Bad as I Wanna Be

Rose, Phyllis, Parallel Lives

Rosselli, John, The Life of Mozart

Roth, David, Crazy from the Heat

Roth, Philip, Patrimony: A True Story

Rousseau, Jean- Jacques, The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Roy, Travis, Eleven Seconds

Royko, Mike, Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago

Salt, Henry Stephens, Life of Henry David Thoreau

Sandburg, Carl
Abraham Lincoln; The Prairie Years
Abraham Lincoln; The War Years

Sasson, Jean P., Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

Sedaris, David, Naked

Selzer, Richard, Raising the Dead

Sharon, Ariel, Warrior: The Autobiography of Ariel Sharon

Sheean, Vincent, Personal History

Sheehan, Neil, A Bright Shining Lie

Simon, Paul, Freedom’s Champion

Singletary, Mike, Singletary on Singletary

Smith, Gene, Lee and Grant

Smith, Robert Paul, Where Did You Go? Out. What Did You Do? Nothing.

Sobel, Dava, Longitude

Steel, Danielle, His Bright Light

Stein, Gertrude, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

Stern, Howard, Private Parts

Stone, Irving, Clarence Darrow for the Defense

Suberman, Stella, The Jew Store

Suskind, Ron, A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League

Teresa, Mother, A Simple Path

Thurber, James, My Life and Hard Times

Unterecker, John E., Voyager: A Life of Hart Crane

Vaill, Amanda, Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy, a Lost Generation Love Story

Valens, Evans G., The Other Side of the Mountain: The Story of Jill Kinmont

West, Cameron, First Person Plural

White, Ryan and Ann Marie Cunningham, Ryan White: My Own Story

White, Theodore H., In Search of History: A Personal Adventure

White, Timothy, Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley

Wiesel, Elie, Night

Williams, Gregory Howard, Life on the Color Line

Wolf, Rich, I Remember Harry Carey

Wolff, Tobias, This Boy’s Life

Wright, Christopher Norton, No Hero, I Confess

Wright, Richard, Black Boy

X, Malcolm, with Alex Haley, The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Yogananda, Paramhansa, Autobiography of a Yogi

Young, Carrie, Nothing to Do but Stay

Zehme, Bill, The Way You Wear Your Hat