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Bios & Memoirs

Top 100
    • The Dead Drink First

    • By: Dale Maharidge
    • Narrated by: Dale Maharidge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,735
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,363

    Dale Maharidge’s father, like many World War II veterans, never talked about “the good war”. But the behind closed doors of their working class, Midwestern life, even the most mundane moments could trigger his father’s violent episodes, exposing his untreated trauma from combat....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Explains a Lot about The Greatest Generation

    • By Debbie on 06-08-19

    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 102,963
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 93,609
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 93,105

    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 57,288
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51,691
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 51,490

    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

    • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 24 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,738
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,247
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,231

    Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us - an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My kinda founding father...mostly...

    • By Brad Barker on 06-08-13

    Regular price: $57.95

    • 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 51,757
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46,951
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 46,801

    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

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,054
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,699

    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
    • I'm going to miss the narrator...

    • By Anonymous User on 04-12-19

    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 123,284
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 114,058
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 113,516

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

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Got weird in the third half

    • By Jyoti on 06-19-19
    • 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 123,284 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered

    • The Definitive How-To Guide
    • By: Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark
    • Narrated by: Karen Kilgariff, Georgia Hardstark, Paul Giamatti
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,893
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,521
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,473

    The highly anticipated first book by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the number-one hit podcast My Favorite Murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No murder--but so much to love

    • By Lesley on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Bully Pulpit

    • Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
    • By: Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 36 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,913
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,650
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,644

    Goodwin describes the broken friendship between Teddy Roosevelt and his chosen successor, William Howard Taft....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! Patience Rewarded!

    • By Carole T. on 01-22-14

    Regular price: $46.95

    • The Elephant Whisperer

    • My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
    • By: Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,294
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,861
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,873

    When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story, beautifully written

    • By Tango on 01-12-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 4,651
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,243
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,214

    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

    • 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 3,912
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,396
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,376

    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
    • My life can never be the same!

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-29-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • With the Old Breed

    • At Peleliu and Okinawa
    • By: E. B. Sledge
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor, Joe Mazzello, Tom Hanks (introduction)
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,617
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,216
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,202

    The celebrated 2010 HBO miniseries The Pacific, winner of eight Emmy Awards, was based on two classic books about the War in the Pacific, Helmet for My Pillow and With The Old Breed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the second audio book of Sledge's work

    • By Richard on 10-21-13

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Greater Journey

    • Americans in Paris
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,025
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,027

    Here is the enthralling story of the American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others who set off for Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • McCullough takes it to the next level

    • By gregory m loyd on 07-12-11

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Six Wives of Henry VIII

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,776
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,626
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,612

    This acclaimed best seller from popular historian Alison Weir is a fascinating look at the Tudor family dynasty and its most infamous ruler....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Overview AND Sordid Details

    • By Troy on 10-29-13

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Alan Turing: The Enigma

    • By: Andrew Hodges
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 30 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,607
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,440
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,448

    It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fantastic Biography For The Patient Listener

    • By Sara on 02-22-15

    Regular price: $32.71

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10,258
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,166

    An investigation by Michael Pollan into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs - and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful trip

    • By Paul E. Williams on 05-19-18
    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 10,258 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Spaceman

    • An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
    • By: Mike Massimino
    • Narrated by: Mike Massimino
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,008
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,836
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,832

    Mike Massimino's childhood space dreams were born the day Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. Growing up in a working-class Long Island family, he catapulted himself to Columbia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Likable guy, great storyteller

    • By Joy Woller on 10-09-16
    • An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
    • By: Mike Massimino
    • Narrated by: Mike Massimino
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 10-04-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3,008 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sea Stories

    • My Life in Special Operations
    • By: William H. McRaven
    • Narrated by: William H. McRaven
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 686
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 646
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 638

    Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing & Totally Enthralling Book!

    • By Richard Paul Reynolds on 05-24-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Let Love Have the Last Word

    • By: Common
    • Narrated by: Common
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364

    Courageous, insightful, brave, and characteristically authentic, Let Love Have the Last Word shares Common’s own unique and personal stories of the people and experiences that have led to a greater understanding of love and all it has to offer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Insightful!

    • By Jennifer Grayer on 05-07-19

    Regular price: $17.00

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