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The Diary of a Young Girl The Diary of a Young Girl (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 3314 times as biography)
avg rating 4.07 — 1,911,697 ratings — published 1947
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Steve Jobs Steve Jobs (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3252 times as biography)
avg rating 4.09 — 575,794 ratings — published 2011
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John Adams John Adams (Paperback)
by (shelved 2061 times as biography)
avg rating 4.07 — 247,111 ratings — published 2001
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1478 times as biography)
avg rating 4.02 — 434,910 ratings — published 2010
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Into the Wild Into the Wild (Paperback)
by (shelved 1368 times as biography)
avg rating 3.90 — 707,458 ratings — published 1996
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Cleopatra: A Life Cleopatra: A Life (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1114 times as biography)
avg rating 3.61 — 192,636 ratings — published 2006
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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1) Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)
by (shelved 1113 times as biography)
avg rating 4.27 — 681,077 ratings — published 1958
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The Glass Castle The Glass Castle (Paperback)
by (shelved 1020 times as biography)
avg rating 4.21 — 708,968 ratings — published 2005
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 889 times as biography)
avg rating 3.93 — 117,913 ratings — published 2003
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Eat, Pray, Love Eat, Pray, Love (Paperback)
by (shelved 805 times as biography)
avg rating 3.45 — 1,332,383 ratings — published 2006
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Paperback)
by (shelved 804 times as biography)
avg rating 4.22 — 64,713 ratings — published 1979
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Paperback)
by (shelved 737 times as biography)
avg rating 4.13 — 336,815 ratings — published 1969
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Hardcover)
by (shelved 672 times as biography)
avg rating 3.92 — 402,425 ratings — published 15
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Yes Please Yes Please (Hardcover)
by (shelved 646 times as biography)
avg rating 3.78 — 233,862 ratings — published 2014
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Theodore Rex Theodore Rex (Paperback)
by (shelved 626 times as biography)
avg rating 4.14 — 34,755 ratings — published 2001
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Tuesdays with Morrie Tuesdays with Morrie (Paperback)
by (shelved 596 times as biography)
avg rating 4.01 — 505,028 ratings — published 1997
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Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life (Hardcover)
by (shelved 591 times as biography)
avg rating 3.85 — 98,996 ratings — published 2007
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A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind (Paperback)
by (shelved 591 times as biography)
avg rating 4.09 — 140,293 ratings — published 1998
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Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1) Assuming Names (Criminal Mischief #1)
by (shelved 572 times as biography)
avg rating 3.88 — 13,969 ratings — published 2014
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Washington: A Life Washington: A Life (Hardcover)
by (shelved 570 times as biography)
avg rating 4.08 — 39,589 ratings — published 2010
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The Last Lecture The Last Lecture (Hardcover)
by (shelved 556 times as biography)
avg rating 4.23 — 296,145 ratings — published 2008
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Life Life (Hardcover)
by (shelved 554 times as biography)
avg rating 3.82 — 87,686 ratings — published 2009
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The Story of My Life The Story of My Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 544 times as biography)
avg rating 4.07 — 146,589 ratings — published 1902
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Running with Scissors Running with Scissors (Paperback)
by (shelved 542 times as biography)
avg rating 3.67 — 366,101 ratings — published 2002
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Shakespeare: The World as Stage Shakespeare: The World as Stage (Paperback)
by (shelved 500 times as biography)
avg rating 3.76 — 37,307 ratings — published 2007
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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Paperback)
by (shelved 493 times as biography)
avg rating 4.21 — 75,677 ratings — published 1991
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power (Hardcover)
by (shelved 493 times as biography)
avg rating 4.01 — 33,320 ratings — published 2012
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On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 479 times as biography)
avg rating 4.27 — 161,753 ratings — published 2000
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Mornings on Horseback Mornings on Horseback (Paperback)
by (shelved 467 times as biography)
avg rating 4.10 — 31,836 ratings — published 1981
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Nicholas and Alexandra Nicholas and Alexandra (Paperback)
by (shelved 460 times as biography)
avg rating 4.23 — 38,724 ratings — published 1967
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Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir (Hardcover)
by (shelved 444 times as biography)
avg rating 3.87 — 207,886 ratings — published 2012
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Infidel Infidel (Hardcover)
by (shelved 441 times as biography)
avg rating 4.18 — 91,134 ratings — published 2006
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The Fry Chronicles The Fry Chronicles (Hardcover)
by (shelved 438 times as biography)
avg rating 3.89 — 24,495 ratings — published 2010
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Me Talk Pretty One Day Me Talk Pretty One Day (Paperback)
by (shelved 426 times as biography)
avg rating 3.95 — 663,849 ratings — published 2000
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII The Six Wives of Henry VIII (Paperback)
by (shelved 420 times as biography)
avg rating 4.09 — 81,262 ratings — published 1991
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Decision Points Decision Points (Hardcover)
by (shelved 415 times as biography)
avg rating 3.75 — 45,420 ratings — published 2010
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Anne Spollen
“I looked around at the rooms that I did not see as rooms but more as a landscape for my emotions, a biography of memory.”
Anne Spollen, The Shape of Water

Elbert Hubbard
“So long as governments set the example of killing their enemies, private individuals will occasionally kill theirs.”
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