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Books in Category: Biographies
Books in Category : 74
Neil Diamond: The Biography
Author : Laura Jackson
Neil Diamond has been responsible for writing some of the most memorable songs in pop music history and he has sold in excess of 120 million albums and has continued to reign as one of the Top 5 most successful solo artists in pop music. After years of anonymity in Tin Pan Alley churning out hits fo...
 
In the Footsteps of Churchill
Author : Richard Holmes
A 2002 BBC poll established Churchill as history's greatest Briton. Leading British military historian Holmes offers not a biography but an interpretation of the man, one that highlights the ironic fact that the social and political order Churchill defended has virtually disappeared. His Churchill w...
 
Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Author : Barack Obama
In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man has be...
 
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Author : Azar Nafisi
The inspirational tale of eight women who defied the confines of life in revolutionary Iran through the joy and power of literature. 'That room for all of us, became a place of transgression. What a wonderland it was! Sitting around the large coffee table covered with bouquets of flowers… We were, t...
 
DIDDI, My Mother's Voice
Author : Ira Pande
Perhaps because we called our mother Diddi, elder sister, our relationship with her was always somewhat ambivalent. More than a mother she was for us a difficult sibling, an eccentric, much older sister who belonged to a different generation.



Attempting to unravel the enigma that was ...
 
It Happened in India: The Story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the Great Indian Consumer
Author : Biyani Kishore
Personal accunt of a versatile entrepreneur. on film, dance festivals, retailing in the changing context of Indian consumerism. lots of useful information on the Indian way of business and contemporary Indian culture...
 
'Tis : a memoir
Author : Frank Mccourt
From the author of the million-selling Angela's Ashes -- the most keenly anticipated sequel of the decade. Angela's Ashes was a publishing phenomenon. Frank McCourt's critically acclaimed, lyrical memoir of his Limerick childhood won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics' Circle Award, the R...
 
Michelle Obama: First Lady of Hope
Michelle Obama played a large and influential role in her husband's campaign, and is certain to do the same thing during his presidency. Michelle Obama: First Lady of Hope examines, for the first time, her astonishing career, from her undergraduate years at Princeton, where she majored in African St...