Books in Category: Autobiography
Books in Category : 46
A Round-heeled Woman: My Late-life Adventures in Sex and Romance
Author : Jane Juska
Round-heeled' is an old-fashioned term for a promiscuous woman of easy virtue. It's a surprising way for a respectable English teacher of a certain age, with a passion for the novels of Anthony Trollope, to describe herself, but then that's just the first of many surprises to be found in this poigna...
Echoes of an Autobiography
Author : Naguib Mahfouz
Mahfouz's first nonfiction book to be published in English, this mosaic of autobiographical vignettes, reflections, allegories, childhood memories, dream visions and Sufi-like spiritual maxims and paradoxes is a deep pool of wisdom that confirms his stature as a writer of universal appeal. These sho...
A Life Less Ordinary
Author : Baby Halder
A best-seller in India, this stirring autobiography, translated from Bengali and Hindi, is about poverty and brutal child labor, not in factories but at home. When Halder's mother leaves, the child struggles to stay in school, but her father marries her off at 12 to a man more than twice her age, an...
Writing in his familiar voice -- a New Yorker's bluntness, leavened by his passion for ideas -- Rudolph Giuliani demonstrates in Leadership how the leadership skills he practices can be employed successfully by anyone who has to run anything. After all, until the September 11 attacks on the World T...
I know why the caged bird sings
Author : Maya Angelou
Superbly told, with the poet's gift for language and observation, Angelou's autobiography of her childhood in Arkansas - a world of which most Americans are ignorant....
How to lose friends & alienate people
Author : Toby Young
A British journalist offers a hilarious account of the five years he spent looking for love in all the wrong places and steadily working his way down the New York food chain, from glossy magazine editor to crash-test dummy for interactive sex toys....
Love, Lucy
Author : Lucille Ball
The one and only autobiography of Lucille Ball! A recently discovered treasure, Love, Lucy is the valentine Lucille Ball left for her fans--a warm, wise, and witty memoir written by Lucy herself over 30 years ago. Here is the laughter. Here is the life. Here is Lucille Ball. Foreword by Lucie Arnaz....
The HPWay: How Bill Hewlett And I Built Our Company
Author : David Packard
In this bestselling book, the cofounder of Hewlett-Packard, one of the world's leading technology corporations, tells the story of the creation and phenomenal success of his company and explains the innovative management techniques that made it happen. For entrepreneurs and managers alike, the wisdo...
Other Colours
Author : Orhan Pamuk
From Orhan Pamuk, winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature, comes a personal selection of the best from twenty-five years' work.

His original pieces have been sympathetically revisited by the author, and the result is a new work of great narrative richness and intensity. Other Colours ran...