Biographies & Memoirs of Professionals & Academics

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. Steve Jobs
    1. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson Published: October 24, 2011 Score: 65.75
  2. The Glass Castle: A Memoir
    2. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls Published: January 9, 2006 Score: 55.92
  3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    3. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin Published: February 2, 2010 Score: 55.73
  4. The Last Lecture
    4. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow Published: April 8, 2008 Score: 29.37
  5. Think and Grow Rich
    5. Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and Joe Slattery Published: April 6, 2011 Score: 27.45
  6. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
    6. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Published: February 1, 2007 Score: 19.47
  7. Man's Search For Meaning
    7. Man's Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl and Simon Vance Published: March 1, 2008 Score: 13.81
  8. Tuesdays with Morrie
    8. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom Score: 12
  9. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
    9. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee Published: November 16, 2010 Score: 10.26
  10. Kitchen Confidential
    10. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain Published: August 1, 2000 Score: 10.04
  11. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
    11. Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker by Kevin Mitnick, Steve Wozniak and William L. Simon Published: August 15, 2011 Score: 6.56
  12. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: A Penguin Enriched eBook Classic
    12. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave: A Penguin Enriched eBook Classic by Frederick Douglass, Houston Baker and Houston A. Baker Jr. Published: February 10, 2009 Score: 6.41
  13. The Millionaire Next Door
    13. The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko Published: October 1, 1998 Score: 6.38
  14. Einstein: His Life and Universe
    14. Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson Published: April 10, 2007 Score: 5.68
  15. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
    15. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading) by Benjamin Franklin and Andrew S. Trees Published: April 14, 2005 Score: 5.66
  16. The Year of Magical Thinking
    16. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion Published: February 13, 2007 Score: 5.3
  17. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
    17. My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor Published: May 12, 2008 Score: 5.01
  18. End the Fed
    18. End the Fed by Ron Paul Published: September 16, 2009 Score: 4.92
  19. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
    19. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli, Tibere Kremer, Richard Seaver and Bruno Bettelheim Published: April 1, 2011 Score: 4.6
  20. Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
    20. Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington Published: November 5, 2011 Score: 4.45
  21. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
    21. Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton Published: March 1, 2011 Score: 4.33
  22. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle)
    22. Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World (Random House Reader's Circle) by Tracy Kidder Published: August 25, 2009 Score: 3.5
  23. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity
    23. A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity by Bill O'Reilly Published: May 4, 2010 Score: 3.13
  24. Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
    24. Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook by Anthony Bourdain Published: July 6, 2010 Score: 3.03
  25. Hitch-22: A Memoir
    25. Hitch-22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens Published: June 2, 2010 Score: 2.85

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