Biography & Autobiography Books - Historical - Bestsellers - Page 2

The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos By Judy Batalion Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062874221
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2022

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Also on the USA Today, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Globe and Mail, Publishers Weekly, and Indie bestseller lists.


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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II By Denise Kiernan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451617535
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Published: Atria Books - March 11th, 2014

The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—an incredible true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.

“The best kind of nonfiction: marvelously reported, fluidly written, and a remarkable story...As meticulous and brilliant as it is compulsively re


The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. By Clayborne Carson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780446676502
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 1st, 2001

With knowledge, spirit, good humor, and passion, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. brings to life a remarkable man whose thoughts and actions speak to our most burning contemporary issues and still inspire the desires, hopes, and dreams of us all.


The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York By Robert A. Caro Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780394720241
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Published: Vintage - July 12th, 1975

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • A modern American classic, this huge and galvanizing biography of Robert Moses reveals not only the saga of one man’s incredible accumulation of power but the story of his shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York.


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1776 By David McCullough Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780743226721
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 4th, 2006

America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s survival in the h


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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061348112
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Published: Mariner Books - September 22nd, 2015

From the #1 bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat and Facing the Mountain comes an unforgettable epic of family, tragedy, and survival on the American frontier


Decision Points By George W. Bush Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9780307590619
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Published: Crown - November 9th, 2010

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this candid and gripping memoir, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.


The World of Yesterday By Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Stefan Zweig, Anthea Bell (Translated by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780803226616
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - May 1st, 2013

By the author who inspired Wes Anderson’s film, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations, The World of Yesterday recalls the golden age of literary Vienna—its seeming permanence, its promise, and its devastating fall.

Surrounded by the leading literary lights of the epoch, Stefan Zweig dr


A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition By Ernest Hemingway, Patrick Hemingway (Foreword by), Sean Hemingway (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ernest Hemingway, Patrick Hemingway (Foreword by), Sean Hemingway (Introduction by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781439182710
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Published: Scribner - July 20th, 2010

Ernest Hemingway’s classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, now available in a restored edition, includes the original manuscript along with insightful recollections and unfinished sketches.

Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works.


The Happiest Man on Earth: The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor By Eddie Jaku Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063097698
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 23rd, 2022

A New York Times Bestseller

In this uplifting memoir in the vein of The Last Lecture and Man’s Search for Meaning, a Holocaust survivor pays tribute to those who were lost by telling his story, sharing his wisdom, and living his best possible life.


The Wright Brothers By David McCullough Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476728759
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 3rd, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and Orville Wright.

On a winter day in 1903, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, two brothers—bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio—changed history.


Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave By Frederick Douglass, Ira Dworkin (Editor), Ira Dworkin (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Frederick Douglass, Ira Dworkin (Editor), Ira Dworkin (Introduction by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780143107309
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 28th, 2014

An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials