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Bios & Memoirs

Top 100
    • The Path Made Clear

    • Discovering Your Life's Direction and Purpose
    • By: Oprah Winfrey
    • Narrated by: Oprah Winfrey, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,246
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,981
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,972

    Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.” That journey starts right here....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gave me many doses of just what I needed to hear..

    • By CA Mountain Sea on 03-28-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Wild Heart of Stevie Nicks

    • By: Rob Sheffield
    • Narrated by: Rob Sheffield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,493
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,340
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,342

    Best-selling author and Rolling Stone columnist Rob Sheffield takes you on a full-throttle ride with the bona-fide rock goddess who has ruled the rock scene for five decades .... 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A bad recap of Rolling Stone interviews

    • By kristen mukai on 05-08-19

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Becoming

    • By: Michelle Obama
    • Narrated by: Michelle Obama
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 95,014
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 86,395
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 85,919

    In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites listeners into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't know what I was getting into

    • By Kenneth Woodward on 12-05-18

    Regular price: $35.71

    • Educated

    • A Memoir
    • By: Tara Westover
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 51,440
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46,450
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46,257

    An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Other Side of Idaho's Mountains

    • By Darwin8u on 03-28-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Can't Hurt Me

    • Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
    • By: David Goggins
    • Narrated by: David Goggins, Adam Skolnick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 46,481
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 42,194
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 42,067

    For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'M A 60 YR OLD WOMAN AND LOVE THIS BOOK!

    • By Christine on 12-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Titan

    • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,392
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,966
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,957

    Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller’s exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark publication full of startling revelations, the book indelibly alters our image of this most enigmatic capitalist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • He makes Bill Gates look like a Pauper!

    • By Rick on 11-04-13
    • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 12-30-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,392 ratings

    Regular price: $39.95

    • In Pieces

    • By: Sally Field
    • Narrated by: Sally Field
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,326
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,954
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,929

    In this intimate, haunting, literary memoir read by the author, an American icon tells her story for the first time, in her own gorgeous words - about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Who knew?

    • By Bill on 09-20-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

    • A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
    • By: Lori Gottlieb
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,600
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,472
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,464

    One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of­fice she suddenly lands....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clear your schedule and take a ride

    • By Erin M. Bleier on 04-08-19

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Born a Crime

    • Stories from a South African Childhood
    • By: Trevor Noah
    • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 119,488
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 110,588
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 110,061

    Trevor Noah is the host of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where he gleefully provides America with its nightly dose of serrated satire....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Didn't live up to it's hype, for me.

    • By Mary Alice on 02-18-19
    • Stories from a South African Childhood
    • By: Trevor Noah
    • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 11-15-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 119,488 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Long Walk to Freedom

    • The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
    • By: Nelson Mandela
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,983
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,974

    Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly honest autobiography.

    • By History on 11-17-11

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Life Will Be the Death of Me

    • ...And You Too!
    • By: Chelsea Handler
    • Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,163
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,905
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,882

    This funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery features a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Raw Chelsea Hander

    • By Leslie Snider on 04-14-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Napoleon

    • A Life
    • By: Adam Zamoyski
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 27 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    The story of Napoleon has been written many times. In some versions, he is a military genius, in others a war-obsessed tyrant. Historian Adam Zamoyski cuts through the mythology and explains Napoleon against the background of the European Enlightenment, and what he was seeking to achieve....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Jean on 04-01-19

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician

    • By: Anthony Everitt
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 623

    In this dynamic and engaging biography, Anthony Everitt plunges us into the fascinating, scandal-ridden world of ancient Rome in its most glorious heyday....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well written, well read portrait of a statesman

    • By Tim on 02-11-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Bassoon King

    • My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy
    • By: Rainn Wilson
    • Narrated by: Rainn Wilson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,119
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,971
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,966

    Rainn Wilson's memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, faith, and life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exquisite narration!

    • By Johanna on 11-13-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Disappearing Spoon

    • And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
    • By: Sam Kean
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,291
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,297
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,305

    Science Magazine reporter Sam Kean reveals the periodic table as it’s never been seen before....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By James on 10-12-10
    • And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
    • By: Sam Kean
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 08-18-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,291 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Life

    • By: Keith Richards, James Fox
    • Narrated by: Johnny Depp, Joe Hurley
    • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,009
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,998

    Now at last, Keith Richards pauses to tell his story in the most anticipated autobiography in decades....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ins and outs

    • By Jesse on 11-07-10

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Malcolm X

    • A Life of Reinvention
    • By: Manning Marable
    • Narrated by: G. Valmont Thomas
    • Length: 22 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 844
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 696
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 699

    Years in the making, this is the definitive biography of the legendary black activist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • invites further reading on Malcolm X

    • By connie on 05-14-11

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Black Count

    • Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
    • By: Tom Reiss
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,047
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,052

    Father of the novelist Alexandre Dumas, Alex Dumas has become, through his son's books, the model for a captivating modern protagonist: The wronged man in search of justice....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The story behind the greatest novelist of all time

    • By Melinda on 01-13-13
    • Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
    • By: Tom Reiss
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 09-18-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,154 ratings

    Regular price: $31.95

    • The Perfect Storm

    • A True Story of Men Against the Sea
    • By: Sebastian Junger
    • Narrated by: Richard Davidson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 489
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490

    Man’s struggle against the sea is a theme that has created some of the world’s most exciting stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fact is better than Fiction

    • By Ryan on 11-26-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Path to Power

    • The Years of Lyndon Johnson
    • By: Robert A. Caro
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 40 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,859
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,695
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,688

    This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just fantastic...

    • By Casper Paludan on 07-30-14

    Regular price: $39.95

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