Biographies & Memoirs from United States

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. The Glass Castle: A Memoir
    1. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls Published: October 6, 2009 Score: 70.49
  2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    2. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Published: March 8, 2011 Score: 66.88
  3. A Stolen Life: A Memoir
    3. A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Lee Dugard Published: July 12, 2011 Score: 62.42
  4. Into the Wild
    4. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer Published: August 21, 2007 Score: 29.93
  5. Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.)
    5. Kitchen Confidential Updated Edition: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (P.S.) by Anthony Bourdain Published: January 9, 2007 Score: 17.85
  6. A Million Little Pieces
    6. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey Published: May 11, 2004 Score: 17.2
  7. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    7. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs and Lisa Renee Pitts Published: June 30, 2011 Score: 16.24
  8. Running with Scissors: A Memoir
    8. Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs Published: April 1, 2010 Score: 14.88
  9. The Devil in the White City
    9. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Score: 12.51
  10. Angela's Ashes
    10. Angela's Ashes by Frank Mccourt Published: November 1, 2000 Score: 10.8
  11. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
    11. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers Published: September 21, 2007 Score: 10.51
  12. Zeitoun (Vintage)
    12. Zeitoun (Vintage) by Dave Eggers Published: June 15, 2010 Score: 7.4
  13. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
    13. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton Published: March 1, 2011 Score: 6.21
  14. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
    14. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron and Bret Witter Published: September 24, 2008 Score: 6.03
  15. The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
    15. The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family by Dave J. Pelzer Published: August 1, 1997 Score: 5.19
  16. Flight to Heaven: A Plane Crash...A Lone Survivor...A Journey to Heaven--and Back
    16. Flight to Heaven: A Plane Crash...A Lone Survivor...A Journey to Heaven--and Back by Capt. Dale Black and Ken Gire Published: May 1, 2010 Score: 5.13
  17. The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels - A Love Story
    17. The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels - A Love Story by Ree Drummond Published: February 1, 2011 Score: 5.09
  18. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
    18. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger Published: June 29, 2009 Score: 4.05
  19. Dry: A Memoir
    19. Dry: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs Published: April 1, 2010 Score: 3.91
  20. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
    20. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson Published: October 17, 2006 Score: 3.57
  21. Lucky
    21. Lucky by Alice Sebold Published: September 22, 2009 Score: 3.37
  22. Escape
    22. Escape by Carolyn Jessop and Laura Palmer Published: October 16, 2007 Score: 3.23
  23. Angelas Ashes
    23. Angelas Ashes by Frank McCourt Score: 2.87
  24. The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood
    24. The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood by Jane Leavy Published: October 12, 2010 Score: 2.86
  25. Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs
    25. Stolen Innocence: My Story of Growing up in a Polygamous Sect, Becoming a Teenage Bride, and Breaking Free of Warren Jeffs by Elissa Wall Published: September 2, 2008 Score: 2.67

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