Biographies & Memoirs by Ethnicity & Nationality

Last updated: January 3, 2012
  1. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    1. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Published: November 16, 2010 Score: 119.55
  2. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (Vintage)
    2. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (Vintage) by Christopher McDougall Published: March 29, 2011 Score: 49.38
  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: 48.3
  4. Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
    4. Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together by Ron Hall, Denver Moore and Lynn Vincent Published: March 11, 2008 Score: 14.91
  5. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    5. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet A. Jacobs Published: December 8, 2011 Score: 14.88
  6. The Diary of a Young Girl (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
    6. The Diary of a Young Girl (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics) by Anne Frank, Otto H. Frank, Mirjam Pressler and Susan Massotty Published: October 19, 2010 Score: 13.78
  7. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
    7. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua Published: January 11, 2011 Score: 10.61
  8. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Dover Thrift Study Edition)
    8. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Dover Thrift Study Edition) by James Joyce Published: July 19, 2011 Score: 9.93
  9. Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
    9. Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. Gwynne Published: May 25, 2010 Score: 8.19
  10. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    10. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass Published: December 5, 2011 Score: 7.55
  11. Night (Oprah's Book Club)
    11. Night (Oprah's Book Club) by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel Published: January 16, 2006 Score: 7.36
  12. Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
    12. Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt and Brooke Zimmer Published: November 29, 1999 Score: 6.56
  13. The Greater Journey (Thorndike Press Large Print Nonfiction Series)
    13. The Greater Journey (Thorndike Press Large Print Nonfiction Series) by David G. McCullough Published: July 6, 2011 Score: 4.79
  14. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Vintage)
    14. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Vintage) by Barack Obama Published: July 15, 2008 Score: 4.74
  15. The Hiding Place
    15. The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom, John and Elizabeth Sherrill and Nadia May Published: March 1, 2009 Score: 4.55
  16. Man's Search for Meaning
    16. Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl Published: September 30, 1992 Score: 4.42
  17. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account
    17. Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Miklos Nyiszli, Tibere Kremer, Richard Seaver and Bruno Bettelheim Published: April 1, 2011 Score: 4.37
  18. Zeitoun (Vintage)
    18. Zeitoun (Vintage) by Dave Eggers Published: June 15, 2010 Score: 4.23
  19. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
    19. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama Published: January 9, 2007 Score: 4.2
  20. The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister
    20. The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister by Carolyn Tomlin, Denise George and Nonna Bannister Published: March 18, 2010 Score: 3.78
  21. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    21. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou Published: April 21, 2009 Score: 2.93
  22. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Chinese and English) (Paperback)
    22. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Chinese and English) (Paperback) by BEN JIE MING ?FU LAN KE LIN (Benjamin Franklin) Score: 2.83
  23. Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life
    23. Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices, and Priorities of a Winning Life by Tony Dungy and Nathan Whitaker Published: May 21, 2008 Score: 2.43
  24. The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
    24. The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund De Waal Published: February 1, 2011 Score: 2.39
  25. Up From Slavery
    25. Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington Published: October 15, 2007 Score: 2.34

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