Autobiography/Memoir

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10.0 Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United States
10.0 GameThe Game Ken DrydenDryden Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir Canada
9.5 Childhood: The Biography of a PlaceA Childhood: The Biography of a Place Harry CrewsCrewsb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall StreetLiar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Michael LewisLewis Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 My Struggle: Book OneMy Struggle: Book One Karl Ove KnausgaardKnausgaard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Norway
9.5 Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five ContinentsSir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents Paul TherouxTheroux Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 Chronicles, Volume 1Chronicles, Volume 1 Bob DylanDylan Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. GrantPersonal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. GrantGrant Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
9.5 Boyhood: Scenes from Provincial LifeBoyhood: Scenes from Provincial Life J.M. CoetzeeCoetzee Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir South Africa
9.5 Eminent HipstersEminent Hipsters Donald FagenFagen Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.5 This Boy's Life: A MemoirThis Boy's Life: A Memoir Tobias WolffWolffc Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 My Life as a Quant: Reflections on Physics and FinanceMy Life as a Quant: Reflections on Physics and Finance Emanuel DermanDerman Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 If This Is a ManIf This Is a Man Primo LeviLevi Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History Italy
9.0 WitnessWitness Whittaker ChambersChambers Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
9.0 Born Standing Up: A Comic's LifeBorn Standing Up: A Comic's Life Steve MartinMartin Non-Fiction Humor, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Repeat Until Rich: A Professional Card Counter's Chronicle of the Blackjack WarsRepeat Until Rich: A Professional Card Counter's Chronicle of the Blackjack Wars Josh AxelradAxelrad Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 MortalityMortality Christopher HitchensHitchens Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United Kingdom
9.0 U and I: A True StoryU and I: A True Story Nicholson BakerBaker Non-Fiction Literary Studies, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Journal 1935-1944Journal 1935-1944 Mihail SebastianSebastian Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History Romania
9.0 My Struggle: Book TwoMy Struggle: Book Two Karl Ove KnausgaardKnausgaard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Norway
9.0 Positively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of PokerPositively Fifth Street: Murderers, Cheetahs, and Binion's World Series of Poker James McManusMcManus Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary UnderbellyKitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Anthony BourdainBourdain Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Food United States
9.0 Making MoviesMaking Movies Sidney LumetLumet Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Stop-TimeStop-Time Frank ConroyConroy Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Instant Replay: The Green Bay Diary of Jerry KramerInstant Replay: The Green Bay Diary of Jerry Kramer Jerry KramerKramer Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Great Railway BazaarThe Great Railway Bazaar Paul TherouxTheroux Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 ExperienceExperience Martin AmisAmis Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
9.0 Lost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad BoyLost Property: Memoirs and Confessions of a Bad Boy Ben SonnenbergSonnenberg Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Journalism/Media Studies United States
9.0 Year of Magical ThinkingThe Year of Magical Thinking Joan DidionDidion Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Life Itself!Life Itself! Elaine DundyDundy Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater
9.0 Among the Believers: An Islamic JourneyAmong the Believers: An Islamic Journey V.S. NaipaulNaipaul Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
9.0 My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story of a Town and Its PeopleMy Own Country: A Doctor’s Story of a Town and Its People Abraham VergheseVerghese Non-Fiction Medicine, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll RomanceBlack Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance Dean WarehamWareham Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Brazilian AdventureBrazilian Adventure Peter FlemingFlemingb Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
9.0 Places In BetweenThe Places In Between Rory StewartStewart Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
9.0 Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble PlayersWord Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players Stefan FatsisFatsis Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Autobiography of Bertrand RussellThe Autobiography of Bertrand Russell Bertrand RussellRussell Non-Fiction Philosophy, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
9.0 Betting on Myself: Adventures of a Horseplayer and PublisherBetting on Myself: Adventures of a Horseplayer and Publisher Steven CristCrist Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Sports United States
9.0 Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain SurgeryDo No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery Henry MarshMarsh Non-Fiction Medicine, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
9.0 Golden Age Is in Us: Journeys & Encounters 1987-1994The Golden Age Is in Us: Journeys & Encounters 1987-1994 Alexander CockburnCockburn Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
9.0 Man for all Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the MarketA Man for all Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market Edward O. ThorpThorp Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Heaven’s Coast: A MemoirHeaven’s Coast: A Memoir Mark DotyDoty Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
9.0 Becoming Trader JoeBecoming Trader Joe Joe CoulombeCoulombe Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Business/Management United States
9.0 Act OneAct One Moss HartHart Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Starting Point, 1979-1996Starting Point, 1979-1996 Hayao MiyazakiMiyazaki Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir Japan
8.5 Element of Lavishness: Letters of Sylvia Townsend Warner & William Maxwell, 1938-1978The Element of Lavishness: Letters of Sylvia Townsend Warner & William Maxwell, 1938-1978 Sylvia Townsend WarnerWarner Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
8.5 Hitch-22: A MemoirHitch-22: A Memoir Christopher HitchensHitchens Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United Kingdom
8.5 Milking the Moon: A Southerner's Story of Life on this PlanetMilking the Moon: A Southerner's Story of Life on this Planet Eugene WalterWalter Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Oblivion: A MemoirOblivion: A Memoir Hector AbadAbad Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History Colombia
8.5 What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious CharacterWhat Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character Richard FeynmanFeynman Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United States
8.5 Way It Spozed to BeThe Way It Spozed to Be James HerndonHerndon Non-Fiction Education, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 On Directing FilmOn Directing Film David MametMamet Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Nearest Thing to LifeThe Nearest Thing to Life James WoodWoodc Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
8.5 Renegade: The Lives and Tales of Mark E. SmithRenegade: The Lives and Tales of Mark E. Smith Mark E. SmithSmith Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect ScienceComplications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science Atul GawandeGawande Non-Fiction Medicine, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and DiscoveryThe Deep Places: A Memoir of Illness and Discovery Ross DouthatDouthat Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
8.5 In Pharoah's Army: Memories of the Lost WarIn Pharoah's Army: Memories of the Lost War Tobias WolffWolff Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
8.5 HappeningHappening Annie ErnauxErnaux Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir France
8.5 Just KidsJust Kids Patti SmithSmithd Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Music United States
8.5 Born on the Fourth of JulyBorn on the Fourth of July Ron KovicKovic Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
8.5 Speak, Memory: An Autobiography RevisitedSpeak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited Vladimir NabokovNabokov Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies Russia
8.5 Adventures of a BystanderAdventures of a Bystander Peter DruckerDrucker Non-Fiction Business/Management, Autobiography/Memoir Austria
8.5 Working Stiff's Manifesto: A Memoir of Thirty Jobs I Quit, Nine That Fired Me, and Three I Can't RememberA Working Stiff's Manifesto: A Memoir of Thirty Jobs I Quit, Nine That Fired Me, and Three I Can't Remember Iain LevisonLevison Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Business/Management United States
8.5 LifeLife Keith RichardsRichards Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Gentle Regrets: Thoughts From a LifeGentle Regrets: Thoughts From a Life Roger ScrutonScruton Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United Kingdom
8.5 On Writing: A Memoir of the CraftOn Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Stephen KingKing Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
8.5 News from Tartary: An Epic Journey Across Central AsiaNews from Tartary: An Epic Journey Across Central Asia Peter FlemingFlemingb Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Roughing ItRoughing It Mark TwainTwain Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Bad Vibes: Britpop and My Part in Its DownfallBad Vibes: Britpop and My Part in Its Downfall Luke HainesHaines Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Traveller's Tree: A Journey Through the Caribbean IslandsThe Traveller's Tree: A Journey Through the Caribbean Islands Patrick Leigh FermorFermor Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Life on the RunLife on the Run Bill BradleyBradley Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Writer's NotebookA Writer's Notebook W. Somerset MaughamMaugham Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
8.5 Monkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street JungleMonkey Business: Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle John RolfeRolfe Non-Fiction Economics/Finance, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Diary of a Man in DespairDiary of a Man in Despair Friedrich ReckReck Non-Fiction History, Autobiography/Memoir Germany
8.5 Heat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in TuscanyHeat: An Amateur's Adventures as Kitchen Slave, Line Cook, Pasta-Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante-Quoting Butcher in Tuscany Bill BufordBuford Non-Fiction Food, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.5 Rumor of WarA Rumor of War Philip CaputoCaputo Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
8.5 Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal TradeThe Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade Thomas LynchLynch Non-Fiction Essays, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.5 Year with Swollen AppendicesA Year with Swollen Appendices Brian EnoEno Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Music United Kingdom
8.5 Intoxicated By My Illness: And Other Writings on Life and DeathIntoxicated By My Illness: And Other Writings on Life and Death Anatole BroyardBroyard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
8.0 Handful of SummersA Handful of Summers Gordon ForbesForbes Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir South Africa
8.0 London Journal, 1762-1763London Journal, 1762-1763 James BoswellBoswell Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure Scotland
8.0 Political Education: Coming of Age in Paris and New YorkA Political Education: Coming of Age in Paris and New York Andre SchiffrinSchiffrin Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Journalism/Media Studies United States
8.0 Sort of Life: A MemoirA Sort of Life: A Memoir Graham GreeneGreenec Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
8.0 Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid into CollegeCrazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid into College Andrew FergusonFerguson Non-Fiction Education, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Interesting Times: A Twentieth-Century LifeInteresting Times: A Twentieth-Century Life Eric HobsbawmHobsbawm Non-Fiction History, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.0 Habit of Being: The Letters of Flannery O'ConnorThe Habit of Being: The Letters of Flannery O'Connor Flannery O'ConnorO'Connor Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
8.0 Nina Simone's Gum: A Memoir of Things Lost and FoundNina Simone's Gum: A Memoir of Things Lost and Found Warren EllisEllisb Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir Australia
8.0 Later Diaries of Ned Rorem: 1961-1972The Later Diaries of Ned Rorem: 1961-1972 Ned RoremRorem Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Music United States
8.0 Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain SightConfessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight M.E. ThomasThomase Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Psychology United States
8.0 I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean TrampI Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp Richard HellHell Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Enemies of PromiseEnemies of Promise Cyril ConnollyConnolly Non-Fiction Literary Studies, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.0 Speechwriter: A Brief Education in PoliticsThe Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics Barton SwaimSwaim Non-Fiction Politics, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Glass CastleThe Glass Castle Jeannette WallsWalls Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 My Struggle: Book FourMy Struggle: Book Four Karl Ove KnausgaardKnausgaard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Norway
8.0 Mathematician's ApologyA Mathematician's Apology G.H. HardyHardy Non-Fiction Mathematics/Statistics, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.0 My Struggle: Book ThreeMy Struggle: Book Three Karl Ove KnausgaardKnausgaard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Norway
8.0 Sahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the DesertSahara Unveiled: A Journey Across the Desert William LangewiescheLangewiesche Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Angela's AshesAngela's Ashes Frank McCourtMcCourt Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History Ireland
8.0 Journal of a Disappointed ManThe Journal of a Disappointed Man W.N.P. BarbellionBarbellion Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
8.0 Be True to Your School: A Diary of 1964Be True to Your School: A Diary of 1964 Bob GreeneGreene Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 When Breath Becomes AirWhen Breath Becomes Air Paul KalanithiKalanithi Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Medicine United States
8.0 Boys of SummerThe Boys of Summer Roger KahnKahn Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Life Beyond Boundaries: A MemoirA Life Beyond Boundaries: A Memoir Benedict AndersonAnderson Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United Kingdom
8.0 AutobiographyAutobiography MorrisseyMorrissey Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Music
8.0 Lights of Pointe-NoireThe Lights of Pointe-Noire Alain MabanckouMabanckou Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Anthropology France
8.0 Out of AfricaOut of Africa Isak DinesenDinesen Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Denmark
8.0 Diaries of Kenneth TynanThe Diaries of Kenneth Tynan Kenneth TynanTynan Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United Kingdom
8.0 Walking on the Edge of the World: A Memoir of the Sixties and BeyondWalking on the Edge of the World: A Memoir of the Sixties and Beyond George LeonardLeonardb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
8.0 Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and WinThe Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win Maria KonnikovaKonnikova Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Gambling/Games United States
8.0 Open Net: A Professional Amateur in the World of Big-Time HockeyOpen Net: A Professional Amateur in the World of Big-Time Hockey George PlimptonPlimpton Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American CultureA Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption, And American Culture Alexander CockburnCockburn Non-Fiction Politics, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Duke of Deception: Memories of My FatherDuke of Deception: Memories of My Father Geoffrey WolffWolffb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 Out of Place: A MemoirOut of Place: A Memoir Edward SaidSaid Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
8.0 Mad Ducks and Bears: Football RevisitedMad Ducks and Bears: Football Revisited George PlimptonPlimpton Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
8.0 My Experiences as an ExecutionerMy Experiences as an Executioner James BerryBerry Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Sociology United Kingdom
8.0 Self-Consciousness: MemoirsSelf-Consciousness: Memoirs John UpdikeUpdike Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Open: An AutobiographyOpen: An Autobiography Andre AgassiAgassi Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Born to RunBorn to Run Bruce SpringsteenSpringsteen Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear)Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear) Jon FineFine Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 DispatchesDispatches Michael HerrHerr Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
7.5 Education of Henry AdamsThe Education of Henry Adams Henry AdamsAdamsz Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Journals and LettersJournals and Letters Frances BurneyBurney Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.5 Lives Other than My OwnLives Other than My Own Emmanuel CarrereCarrere Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure France
7.5 TruceThe Truce Primo LeviLevi Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History Italy
7.5 Death Be Not ProudDeath Be Not Proud John GuntherGunther Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Blue NightsBlue Nights Joan DidionDidion Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Essays United States
7.5 Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village MemoirKafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir Anatole BroyardBroyard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 American ChildhoodAn American Childhood Annie DillardDillard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Journals of Arnold Bennett (1896-1910)The Journals of Arnold Bennett (1896-1910) Arnold BennettBennett Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United Kingdom
7.5 Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the RoadThe Long Haul: A Trucker’s Tales of Life on the Road Finn MurphyMurphy Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure United States
7.5 WaldenWalden Henry David ThoreauThoreau Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United States
7.5 Models of My LifeModels of My Life Herbert SimonSimon Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Economics/Finance United States
7.5 Memoirs of My Nervous IllnessMemoirs of My Nervous Illness Daniel Paul SchreberSchreber Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Psychology Germany
7.5 Running with ScissorsRunning with Scissors Augusten BurroughsBurroughs Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Films in My LifeThe Films in My Life Francois TruffautTruffaut Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir France
7.5 MemoirsMemoirs Pablo NerudaNeruda Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies Chile
7.5 Going Into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young ManGoing Into the City: Portrait of a Critic as a Young Man Robert ChristgauChristgau Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Prime Green: Remembering the SixtiesPrime Green: Remembering the Sixties Robert StoneStoneb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Essays United States
7.5 Letters of William GaddisLetters of William Gaddis William GaddisGaddis Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Nine Lives: My Time as the West's Top Spy Inside al-QaedaNine Lives: My Time as the West's Top Spy Inside al-Qaeda Aimen DeanDean Non-Fiction Politics, Autobiography/Memoir Saudi Arabia
7.5 Private PartsPrivate Parts Howard SternStern Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.5 Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries (1971-1973)Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries (1971-1973) Jim CarrollCarroll Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Avid Reader: A LifeAvid Reader: A Life Robert GottliebGottlieb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Journalism/Media Studies United States
7.5 TravelsTravels Michael CrichtonCrichton Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure United States
7.5 Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His LifeNight of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His Life David CarrCarr Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Journalism/Media Studies United States
7.5 Kiss: A MemoirThe Kiss: A Memoir Kathryn HarrisonHarrisonb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Absolutely American: Four Years at West PointAbsolutely American: Four Years at West Point David LipskyLipsky Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
7.5 Conquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to AnnapurnaConquistadors of the Useless: From the Alps to Annapurna Lionel TerrayTerray Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir France
7.5 Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss Double Down: Reflections on Gambling and Loss Donald BarthelmeBarthelme Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Dear Bertrand Russell: Selection of His Correspondence with the General Public, 1950-1968Dear Bertrand Russell: Selection of His Correspondence with the General Public, 1950-1968 Bertrand RussellRussell Non-Fiction Philosophy, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.5 With BorgesWith Borges Alberto ManguelManguel Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies Argentina
7.5 Based on a True Story: Not a MemoirBased on a True Story: Not a Memoir Norm MacdonaldMacdonaldc Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Humor Canada
7.5 My Mentor: A Young Man's Friendship with William MaxwellMy Mentor: A Young Man's Friendship with William Maxwell Alec WilkinsonWilkinson Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
7.5 Life Worth Living: The Selected Letters of John HoltA Life Worth Living: The Selected Letters of John Holt John HoltHoltb Non-Fiction Education, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from PrisonIn the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison Jack Henry AbbottAbbotta Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, True Crime United States
7.5 Las Vegas Blackjack DiaryLas Vegas Blackjack Diary Stuart PerryPerry Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Hacienda: How Not to Run a ClubHacienda: How Not to Run a Club Peter HookHook Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.5 Neither Here Nor There: Travels in EuropeNeither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir
7.5 Barthes by BarthesBarthes by Barthes Roland BarthesBarthes Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Essays France
7.5 Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String QuarterbackPaper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback George PlimptonPlimpton Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Memoir of a GamblerMemoir of a Gambler Jack RichardsonRichardson Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Travels with Charley: In Search of AmericaTravels with Charley: In Search of America John SteinbeckSteinbeck Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Recollections of a Picture DealerRecollections of a Picture Dealer Ambroise VollardVollard Non-Fiction Art/Architecture, Autobiography/Memoir France
7.5 Liars’ Club: A MemoirThe Liars’ Club: A Memoir Mary KarrKarr Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.5 Full CircleFull Circle Michael PalinPalin Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Letters to VeraLetters to Vera Vladimir NabokovNabokov Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies Russia
7.0 TownieTownie Andre Dubus IIIDubus III Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 DiariesDiaries Franz KafkaKafka Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Czech Republic
7.0 Beneath the Underdog: His World as Composed by MingusBeneath the Underdog: His World as Composed by Mingus Charles MingusMingus Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Music United States
7.0 Holland Journal, 1763-1764Holland Journal, 1763-1764 James BoswellBoswell Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure Scotland
7.0 Small Memories: A MemoirSmall Memories: A Memoir Jose SaramagoSaramago Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Portugal
7.0 Basil Street Blues: A MemoirBasil Street Blues: A Memoir Michael HolroydHolroyd Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Platinum Producer’s Life in MusicA Platinum Producer’s Life in Music Ted TemplemanTempleman Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Diaries, 1942-1954Diaries, 1942-1954 James Lees-MilneLees-Milne Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 1765-1766 James BoswellBoswell Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir Scotland
7.0 Always Crashing in the Same Car: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, CaliforniaAlways Crashing in the Same Car: On Art, Crisis, and Los Angeles, California Matthew SpecktorSpecktor Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.0 I Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy LegendI Must Say: My Life As a Humble Comedy Legend Martin ShortShort Non-Fiction Humor, Autobiography/Memoir Canada
7.0 Ball FourBall Four Jim BoutonBouton Non-Fiction Sports, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John D. MacDonaldA Friendship: The Letters of Dan Rowan and John D. MacDonald John D. MacDonaldMacDonaldb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.0 Iberia: Spanish Travels and ReflectionsIberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections James MichenerMichener Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the SeventiesLucking Out: My Life Getting Down and Semi-Dirty in the Seventies James WolcottWolcott Non-Fiction Journalism/Media Studies, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Fargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North DakotaFargo Rock City: A Heavy Metal Odyssey in Rural North Dakota Chuck KlostermanKlosterman Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Another Bullshit Night in Suck CityAnother Bullshit Night in Suck City Nick FlynnFlynnb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Domestic Manners of the AmericansDomestic Manners of the Americans Frances Milton TrollopeTrollope Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure United Kingdom
7.0 PossibilitiesPossibilities Herbie HancockHancock Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 My Struggle: Book SixMy Struggle: Book Six Karl Ove KnausgaardKnausgaard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Norway
7.0 Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical BoyhoodUncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood Oliver SacksSacks Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Science/Nature United Kingdom
7.0 Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a TimeLove is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time Rob SheffieldSheffield Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Heartbreaking Work of Staggering GeniusA Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Dave EggersEggers Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Divine Magnet: Herman Melville's Letters to Nathaniel HawthorneThe Divine Magnet: Herman Melville's Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne Herman MelvilleMelville Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
7.0 Dust Tracks on a RoadDust Tracks on a Road Zora Neale HurstonHurston Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Love and Trouble: A Midlife ReckoningLove and Trouble: A Midlife Reckoning Claire DedererDederer Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Blackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in WinnemuccaBlackjack Autumn: A True Tale of Life, Death, and Splitting Tens in Winnemucca Barry MeadowMeadow Non-Fiction Gambling/Games, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Bicycle DiariesBicycle Diaries David ByrneByrne Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Life Itself: A MemoirLife Itself: A Memoir Roger EbertEbert Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United States
7.0 World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White HouseThe World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House Ben RhodesRhodes Non-Fiction Politics, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967The Proud Highway: Saga of a Desperate Southern Gentleman, 1955-1967 Hunter S. ThompsonThompsonb Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
7.0 Shit Magnet: One Man's Miraculous Ability to Absorb the World's GuiltShit Magnet: One Man's Miraculous Ability to Absorb the World's Guilt Jim GoadGoad Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 M TrainM Train Patti SmithSmithd Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Music United States
7.0 Two Weeks In Midday Sun: A Cannes Notebook Two Weeks In Midday Sun: A Cannes Notebook Roger EbertEbert Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Letter to His FatherLetter to His Father Franz KafkaKafka Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Czech Republic
7.0 Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes – The Yanomamo and the AnthropologistsNoble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes – The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists Napoleon ChagnonChagnon Non-Fiction Anthropology, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Conversations with StoppardConversations with Stoppard Tom StoppardStoppard Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United Kingdom
7.0 George: An Early AutobiographyGeorge: An Early Autobiography Emlyn WilliamsWilliams Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Film/TV/Theater United Kingdom
7.0 Sum of our Days: A MemoirThe Sum of our Days: A Memoir Isabel AllendeAllende Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Chile
7.0 Innocents AbroadThe Innocents Abroad Mark TwainTwain Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Permanent Midnight: A MemoirPermanent Midnight: A Memoir Jerry StahlStahl Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Set the Boy FreeSet the Boy Free Johnny MarrMarr Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Spy for All Seasons: My Life in the CIAA Spy for All Seasons: My Life in the CIA Duane ClarridgeClarridge Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Politics United States
7.0 Narrative of the Life of Frederick DouglassNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick DouglassDouglass Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, History United States
7.0 Brothers and KeepersBrothers and Keepers John Edgar WidemanWideman Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Time Has Come Today: Rock and Roll Diaries 1967-2007Time Has Come Today: Rock and Roll Diaries 1967-2007 Harold BronsonBronson Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Midnights: A Year with the Wellfleet PoliceMidnights: A Year with the Wellfleet Police Alec WilkinsonWilkinson Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Sociology United States
7.0 K2: Life and Death on the World’s Most Dangerous MountainK2: Life and Death on the World’s Most Dangerous Mountain Ed ViestursViesturs Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Girl in a Band: A MemoirGirl in a Band: A Memoir Kim GordonGordon Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Snow LeopardThe Snow Leopard Peter MatthiessenMatthiessen Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Boy: Tales of ChildhoodBoy: Tales of Childhood Roald DahlDahl Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Life and Times of the Thunderbolt KidThe Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid Bill BrysonBryson Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Desert Solitaire: A Season in the WildernessDesert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness Edward AbbeyAbbey Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Travel/Adventure United States
7.0 Autobiography of a FaceAutobiography of a Face Lucy GrealyGrealy Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American WildernessThe Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness Peter MatthiessenMatthiessen Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Writer on Her WorkThe Writer on Her Work Janet SternburgSternburg Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir, Literary Studies United States
7.0 Movie Freak: My Life Watching MoviesMovie Freak: My Life Watching Movies Owen GleibermanGleiberman Non-Fiction Film/TV/Theater, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Get in the Van: On the Road With Black FlagGet in the Van: On the Road With Black Flag Henry RollinsRollins Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Selected Letters: 1940-1977Selected Letters: 1940-1977 Vladimir NabokovNabokov Non-Fiction Autobiography/Memoir Russia
7.0 Rise, The Fall, and the RiseThe Rise, The Fall, and the Rise Brix Smith StartStart Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom
7.0 Waterfront: A Walk Around ManhattanWaterfront: A Walk Around Manhattan Philip LopateLopate Non-Fiction Travel/Adventure, Autobiography/Memoir United States
7.0 Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No DogsRotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs John LydonLydon Non-Fiction Music, Autobiography/Memoir United Kingdom