Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs

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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

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

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

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

The Death of Santini: The Story of a ...

Pat Conroy

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.Pat Conroy's father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

This Time Together: Laughter and Refl...

Carol Burnett

THIS TIME TOGETHER is 100 percent Carol Burnett – funny, irreverent, and irresistible.  Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2010

Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Au...

Rob Lowe

A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eyeA teen idol at fifteen, an international icon and founder of the Brat Pack at twenty, and one of Hollywood's top stars to th...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

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

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

My Reading Life

Pat Conroy

Bestselling author Pat Conroy acknowledges the books that have shaped him and celebrates the profound effect reading has had on his life. Pat Conroy, the beloved American storyteller, is also a vora­cious reader. He has for years ke...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2010

Resilience: Reflections on the Burden...

Elizabeth Edwards

The bestselling author of Saving Graces shares her inspirational message on the challenges and blessings of coping with adversity.She's one of the most beloved political figures in the country, and on the surface, seems to have led a ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2009

About Alice

Calvin Trillin

In a memorable, often whimsical tribute to his late wife, Alice, and their relationship, the best-selling author of a Heckuva Job and Remembering Denny celebrates the life of a remarkable woman who played a vital role in the author's ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2006

A Little Bit Wicked

Kristin Chenoweth

In this frank and funny memoir, the Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen shares her journey from small-town Oklahoma to big-time Broadway, vamping on what it takes to stand firmly on a foundation of family and faith… while we...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2009

Going Rogue: An American Life

Sarah Palin

One year ago, Sarah Palin burst onto the national political stage like a comet. Yet even now, few Americans know who this remarkable woman really is. On September 3, 2008 Alaska Governor and vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin de...

Abridged CD
Published: Dec 2009

Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures As ...

Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick, the world's most wanted computer hacker, managed to hack into some of the country's most powerful--and seemingly impenetrable--agencies and companies. By conning employees into giving him private information and maneuve...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2011

Wishful Drinking

Carrie Fisher

Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of ) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. In Wishful Drinking, adapted from her one-woman stage show, Fisher reveals what it was really l...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2009

Wonderful Tonight: George Harrison, E...

Pattie Boyd

An iconic figure of the 1960s and ’70s, Pattie Boyd breaks a forty-year silence in Wonderful Tonight, and tells the story of how she found herself bound to two of the most addictive, promiscuous musical geniuses of the twentieth...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2007

Unbearable Lightness

Portia De Rossi

Actress Portia de Rossi shares her struggles with eating disorders and her sexuality in this riveting memoir.

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

H Is for Hawk

Helen MacDonald

[*Read by the author - Helen Macdonald] When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer captivated by hawks since childhood, she'd never before been tempted to train one of ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2015

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage...

Ann Patchett

Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder and Bel Canto examines her deepest commitments: to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage. Together ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2013

Twelve Years A Slave

Solomon Northup

[**Read by LOUIS GOSSETT JR.] In this riveting landmark autobiography that reads like a novel, Academy Award and Emmy winner Louis Gossett, Jr., masterfully transports us to 1840s New York, Louisiana, and Washington, DC, to experience...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2013

Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Robert M. Gates

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thoug...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2014

Blue Nights

Joan Didion

From one of our most powerful writers, a work of stunning frankness about losing a daughter. Richly textured with bits of her own childhood and married life with her husband, John Gregory Dunne, and daughter, Quintana Roo, this new bo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2011

Her Last Death: A Memoir

Susanna Sonnenberg

Her Last Death begins as the phone rings early one morning in the Montana house where Susanna Sonnenberg lives with her husband and two young sons. Her aunt is calling to tell Susanna her mother is in a coma after a car accident. She ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2008

Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Frances Mayes

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life.The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2014

It Worked For Me

Colin Powell

It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary career of the four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. At its heart are Powell's "Thirteen Rules"—su...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2012
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