Books in Category: Biographies
Books in Category : 74
Shah Rukh Can
Author : Mushtaq Shiekh
This book is the best window into Shah Rukh Khan's inner world and soul. Mushtaq, being a friend of the family, is the best artist for this family portrait portrayal.
It's almost like having Shah Rukh Khan over for coffee.' -- KARAN JOHAR
'Compelling. A story you need to read if you feel the...
W.B. Yeats : a life
Author : Stephen Coote
In this biography of W.B. Yeats (1865-1939) the author shows him through a life of tumultuous creativity through which he strove to bring new meaning to poetry, vision and politics. The biography explores how Yeats was influenced by his unrequited love for Maud Gonne and how he became one of the lea...
The story of Marilyn Monroe
This is the first biography to appear since Maurice Zolotow's Marilyn Monroe (1960) which predated her tragic death. It uses the same Freudian approach with the emphasis on why rather than how she became the peculiarly pathetic legend. There is much time spent with the neurotic forebears - her grand...
Frank Sinatra
Author : Nancy Sinatra
Nancy Sinatra's biography may prove to be her father's best gift on his approaching 70th birthday. Combined with an album of hundreds of photos in color and black-and-white, this is a lavish tribute to Francis Albert Sinatra, by his oldest child. She writes colorfully about him, their family, friend...
If Cricket is a Religon, Sachin is God !
This book is for the fan and the analyst, by two writers who consider themselves fans and analysts in equal measure. It follows the career of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, demi-god and cricketer his rise, his peak, his dark phase, and his resurrection. It asks the tough questions asked of him, through ...
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Author : Alex Haley
Biography, published in 1965, of the American black militant religious leader and activist who was born Malcolm Little. Written by Alex Haley, who had conducted extensive audiotaped interviews with Malcolm X just before his assassination in 1965, the book gained renown as a classic work on black Ame...
Hells Angels: Into the Abyss
Author : Yves Lavigne
This is the explosive true story of the only man ever to infiltrate the Hells Angels organization as an FBI informant, uncovering the truth about the notorious biker gang's netherworld of evil, lust, and violence.
A chilling crime story that strips away the Hell's Angels's image to reveal a power...
Murder of Napoleon
Author : Ben Weider
The history books say that Napoleon died of natural causes. Napoleon himself, expiring at 51 after a lifetime of robust health, suspected otherwise and ordered a thorough autopsy. His suspicions were well-founded. So clever was the crime, however, that until recent developments in forensic science, ...
Hershey: Milton S. Hershey's Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire, and Utopian Dreams
The name Hershey evokes many things: chocolate bars, the company town in Pennsylvania, one of America's most recognizable brands. But who was the man behind the name? In this compelling biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael D'Antonio gives us the real-life rags-to-riches story of Milt...