Biography & Autobiography - General

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Einstein: His Life and Universe

Walter Isaacson

By the author of the acclaimed bestseller Benjamin Franklin, this is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available. How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography sho...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2007

The Wright Brothers

David McCullough

Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.On December 17, 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Caroli...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2015


Keith Richards

As lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the riffs, the lyrics, and the songs that roused the world. A true and towering original, he has always walked his own path, spoken his mind, and done things his own way....

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

My Life

Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton's MY LIFE is, by a generous measure, the richest American presidential autobiography--no other book tells us as vividly or fully what it is like to be president of the United States for eight years. Clinton h...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2004

The Measure of a Man (Oprah's Book Cl...

Sidney Poitier

In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and the power and influence of that work are indicative of the...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2007

Then Again

Diane Keaton

"Mom loved adages, quotes, slogans. There were always little reminders pasted on the kitchen wall. For example, the word THINK. I found THINK thumbtacked on a bulletin board in her darkroom. I saw it Scotch-taped on a pencil box ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2011

The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in ...

Alan Greenspan

In the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, in his fourteenth year as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Alan Greenspan took part in a very quiet collective effort to ensure that America didn't experience an economic meltdow...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity: A Mem...

Bill O'Reilly

The year was 1957, the month September, and I had just turned eight years old. Dwight Eisenhower was President, but in my life it was the diminutive, intense Sister Mary Lurana who ruled, at least in the third-grade class where I was ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2008

Open: An Autobiography

Andre Agassi

A stunning memoir by one of the world's most beloved athletes—a nuanced self-portrait, an intensely candid account of a remarkable life, and a thrilling inside view of the pro tennis tour.From the Hardcover edition.

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2009

American Sniper

Chris Kyle

From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. Iraqi insurgents feared Kyle so much they named him al-Shaitan ("the devil") and placed a bounty on his h...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2012

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the ...

Alice Schroeder

Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented a...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2008

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chels...

Chelsea Handler

In My Horizontal Life, actress and stand-up comedian Chelsea Handler boldly recounted her one-night stands-the good, the bad, and the disastrous. In this wickedly honest new work, she casts the net wider with even funnier results, re...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years

Julie Andrews

Since her first appearance on screen in Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews has played a series of memorable roles that have endeared her to generations. But she has never told the story of her life before fame. Until now. In Home: A Memoi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2008

American Lion: A Biography of Preside...

Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Ja...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

The Innovators: How a Group of Hacker...

Walter Isaacson

Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson's revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2014

Losing It

Valerie Bertinelli

Losing It is Bertinelli’s frank, motivational look inside the life of one of TV’s most adored actresses. It tells the inspiring story of her young stardom as the girl next door cutie, Barbara Cooper, on the hit show, ̶...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 2008

The Longest Trip Home: A Memoir

John Grogan

Finding your place in the world can be the longest trip home . . . In the highly anticipated follow-up to Marley & Me, John Grogan again works his magic, bringing us the story of what came first. Before there was Marley, there was ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, W...

Billy Crystal

Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America's favorite comedians now that he's 65, and a look back at a remarkable career Billy Crystal is 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he ou...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

Teacher Man: A Memoir

Frank McCourt

The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of Angela's Ashes describes his coming of age as a teacher, storyteller, and writer, a personal journey during which he spent fifteen years finding his voice in ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life

Steve Martin

At age 10, Steve Martin got a job selling guidebooks at the newly-opened Disneyland. In the decade that followed, he worked in Disney's magic shop, print shop, and theater, and developed his own magic/comedy act. By age 20, studying p...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

The Diana Chronicles

Tina Brown

Intensely well researched and an un-put-down-able read, Tina Brown's extraordinary book parts the brocaded velvet and allows us an unprecedented look at the world and mind of the most famous person on the planet. A social commentary, ...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 2007

Oprah: A Biography

Kitty Kelley

Based on three years of research and reporting as well as 850 interviews with sources, many of whom have never before spoken for publication, Oprah is the first comprehensive biography of one of the most influential, powerful, and adm...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2010

Once Upon A Secret: The Story of My A...

Mimi Alford

After 40 years of silence and reflection comes a deeply personal and emotionally charged memoir of a woman's 18-month relationship with President John F. Kennedy when she was a college intern at the White House.From the Hardcover edit...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Into the Wild

Jon Krakauer

What would possess a gifted young man recently graduated from college to literally walk away from his life? Noted outdoor writer and mountaineer Jon Krakauer tackles that question in his reporting on Chris McCandless, whose emaciated...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacif...

Cheryl Strayed

A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe--and built her back up again.  At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2012

At the Center of the Storm

George Tenet

In the whirlwind of accusations and recriminations that emerged in the wake of 9/11 and the Iraq war, one man's vital testimony has been conspicuously absent. Candid and gripping, At the Center of the Storm recounts George Tenet's ti...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2007

True Compass: A Memoir

Edward M. Kennedy

Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family. In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Kennedy speaks ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of ...

Michael J. Fox

There are many words to describe Michael J. Fox: Actor. Husband. Father. Activist. But readers of Always Looking Up will soon add another to the list: Optimist. Michael writes about the hard-won perspective that helped him see challe...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2009

Spoken from the Heart

Laura Bush

In this brave, beautiful, and deeply personal memoir, Laura Bush, one of our most beloved and private first ladies, tells her own extraordinary story. Born in the boom-and-bust oil town of Midland, Texas, Laura Welch grew up as an on...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2010

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Jon Meacham

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2012
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