Biography Book Lists

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Glass Castle by Jeannette WallsNight by Elie WieselAngela's Ashes by Frank McCourtEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Best Memoir / Biography / Autobiography
3,011 books — 3,427 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeePride and Prejudice by Jane AustenJane Eyre by Charlotte BrontëHarry Potter Boxset by J.K. RowlingThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Best Women-authored Books
3,210 books — 2,012 voters

John Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinA People's History of the United States by Howard ZinnBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
Best American History Books
1,075 books — 1,566 voters
Steve Jobs by Walter IsaacsonUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandEinstein by Walter IsaacsonInto the Wild by Jon KrakauerJohn Adams by David McCullough
Best Biographies
662 books — 1,525 voters

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankNight by Elie WieselUnder the Banner of Heaven by Jon KrakauerInto Thin Air by Jon KrakauerThe Invention of Religion by Alexander Drake
Must Read Non-Fiction
1,418 books — 1,523 voters
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Second Sex by Simone de BeauvoirA Room of One's Own by Virginia WoolfThe Bell Jar by Sylvia PlathJane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Best Feminist Books
1,041 books — 1,227 voters

Band of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseBlack Hawk Down by Mark BowdenLone Survivor by Marcus LuttrellUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandFlags of Our Fathers by James D. Bradley
Best Non-fiction War Books
845 books — 1,098 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeThe Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverHalf of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieHeart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Africa
1,084 books — 1,081 voters

Bossypants by Tina FeyIs Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy KalingLet's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny  LawsonAre You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea HandlerYes Please by Amy Poehler
Funny Women Memoirs
229 books — 959 voters
Silence by Becca FitzpatrickClockwork Prince by Cassandra ClareCrossed by Ally CondieThe Iron Knight by Julie KagawaPandemonium by Lauren Oliver
Most Exciting Books Coming Out Fall 2011
229 books — 918 voters

No One Here Gets Out Alive by Danny SugermanThe Dirt by Tommy LeeThe Heroin Diaries by Nikki SixxScar Tissue by Anthony KiedisThe Long Hard Road Out of Hell by Marilyn Manson
Best Books on Rock and Roll
492 books — 846 voters
Please Kill Me by Legs McNeilChronicles, Vol. 1 by Bob DylanLove Is a Mix Tape by Rob SheffieldOur Band Could Be Your Life by Michael AzerradPsychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung by Lester Bangs
Best Non Fiction About Music
794 books — 717 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenThe World At Large by Adam E. MehaffeyA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonThe Trigger by Tim Butcher
Best Memoirs/Autobiography/Travel
478 books — 600 voters
The Syrian Virgin by Zack LoveWood, Talc and Mr. J by Chris   RoseEdna in the Desert by Maddy LedermanThe V Girl by Mya RobartsAmatore's Restaurant by James Sillwood
Great Books Not Many Readers Know About
886 books — 553 voters

A Valentine's Surprise by Melanie  JamesCulloo by Murielle CyrIt Lives in The Basement by Sahara FoleyCutting Right to the Chase by Stefania MattanaKarmic Krackers by Dab10
Short & Sweet Treats Under 250 Pages
463 books — 330 voters

All Creatures Great and Small by James HerriotNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichKitchen Confidential by Anthony BourdainWorking by Studs TerkelAll Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot
A Day in the Life: Work Memoirs
487 books — 264 voters
John Adams by David McCulloughTeam of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinWashington by Ron ChernowTruman by David McCulloughThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Best Presidential Biographies
178 books — 260 voters

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootFreakonomics by Steven D. LevittThe Systems View of Life by Fritjof CapraThe Ecological Rift by John Bellamy FosterA Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Best 21st Century Non-Fiction
300 books — 228 voters
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniForeigner in My Own Backyard by Travis CaseyFrench Illusions by Linda Kovic-SkowThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankChasing Athens by Marissa Tejada
Life in a Foreign Country
323 books — 188 voters

Peer-e-Kamil by Umera AhmedRaja Gidh by Bano QudsiyahZaviya 1 by Ashfaq AhmedShahabnama by Qudratullah ShahabAlipur ka Eli by Mumtaz Mufti
My favourite Urdu Books
65 books — 127 voters
You have the Power for Incredible Success. Manifesting Success. by Tessy RawlinsThe Power of Now by Eckhart TolleSpartan Up! by Joe De SenaHappy for No Reason by Marci ShimoffAn Average Joe's Pursuit for Financial Freedom by Michael Warren Munsey
Best Positive Change Books
107 books — 110 voters

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