Category: Biographies & Memoirs

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  John Ray Grisham Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More   Today we are going to discussed the biography/ Wiki of Top selling author.John Ray Grisham Jr. (born February 8, 1955) is an American novelist, attorney, politician and activist, best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into 42 languages […]

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  For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession–until one Friday morning when he received a phone call: Poof. His job no longer existed. “I think they just want to hire younger people,” his boss at Newsweek told him. Fifty years old and with a wife and two […]

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In this special republication of the first edition, more than 300 atmospheric black-and-white illustrations complement the great American humorist’s recollections of his pre–Civil War days as a steamboat pilot. Twain recounts his youthful training, describes the science of navigation on the mercurial river, narrates a passenger trip undertaken years later from St. Louis to New […]

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From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of London, New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, chronicling her quest to discover the difference between glitter and gold, illusion and reality, and what looks like happiness from the […]

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The third of Judy Garland’s five husbands, Sid Luft was the one man in her life who stuck around. He was chiefly responsible for the final act of Judy’s meteoric comeback after she was unceremoniously booted off the MGM lot: he produced her iconic, Oscar-nominated vehicle A Star Is Born and expertly shaped her concert […]

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American Women. Their Stories. Their Resistance.The despot is perched in his tower, threatening democracy with every tweet. Vultures of big business occupy his cabinet seats, while empty-headed puppets tie the Senate to a string. With a wave of a pen, they set our rights on fire. Welcome to the new America. And who are we? […]

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As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph Bell. He observed as Dr Bell identified a patient’s occupation, hometown and ailments both imagined and genuine from the smallest details of dress, gait and speech. Although Doyle was training to be a surgeon, […]

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How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell.From Cat Marnell, “New York’s enfant terrible” (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion […]

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In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. There, I underwent a life-changing experience. As I walked the […]

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Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower’s Final Mission by Bret Baier.Bret Baier, the Chief Political Anchor for Fox News Channel and the Anchor and Executive Editor of Special Report with Bret Baier, illuminates the extraordinary yet underappreciated presidency of Dwight Eisenhower by taking readers into Ike’s last days in power. Baier masterfully casts the period […]

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The Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross.The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century. Consort of King George VI, mother of Queen Elizabeth II, and grandmother of Prince Charles, Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl of Strathmore’s ten children—was […]

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Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study Of The Years by Vera Brittain.In 1914 Vera Brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life – and the life of her whole generation – had changed in a way that would have been unimaginable in the […]

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The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer.Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, […]

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Bill O’Reilly’s Legends and Lies: The Patriots The American Revolution was neither inevitable nor a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against each other, as loyalists and colonial rebels faced off for their lives and futures. These were the times that tried men’s souls: no one was on stable ground and few could be trusted. Through […]

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The Life and Prayers of Saint Francis of Assisi by Wyatt North.The Saint was an extremely irregular individual who gave his just for God and his requests and beliefs live on today. Good story of his life and adorned with petitions toward the end. An attendant that I will to allude back to and consider. […]

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A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess by Amanda Owen by Amanda Owen.From bestselling author Amanda Owen come more tales of life at Ravenseat, the remote Yorkshire hill farm she shares with husband Clive, eight children and 900 sheep. In A Year in the Life of the Yorkshire Shepherdess she describes the age-old […]

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Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself by Julie Barton.At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie’s incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Haunted by troubling childhood memories, […]

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Total Competition Lessons in Strategy from Formula One by Ross Brawn and Adam Parr.Total Competition is the most compelling, comprehensive and revealing insight into what it takes to get to the top in Formula One that has ever been published. Across four decades, Ross Brawn was one of the most innovative and successful technical directors […]

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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen.The genre of ‘She Made Me Laugh’ is Humanities. Nora Ephron had a astounding charisma, columnist, reporter,dramatist, fictionist, also an Oscar nominated screenplay writer and a famous film director.She had directed ‘Sleepless in Seattle’, ‘You’ve Got Mail’, ‘When Harry Met Sally’, ‘Heartburn’, ‘Julie and Julia’.She […]

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The Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines, Mark Dagostino and Joanna Gaines.The genre of ‘The Magnolia Story’ is Biographies and memoirs.Chip and Joanna Gaines is the team of dynamic husband and wife who has changed the lives of people in a very delightful way by remodeling homes in Waco, Texas. They are now not just the […]

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A former child actor best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the only kid on a film set full of adults, the first daughter in a house full of boys, a Valley girl in New York and a […]

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My Voice by Angie Martinez PDF, eBook, Kindle

I was so upbeat when I heard she was coming to Power 105 as I was not the greatest Hot 97 fan and was similarly energized for this book to turn out. I’m a quick peruser and when this downloaded to my kindle,I dove in head first. In fact however I’m not finished with it […]

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Bare Bones by Bobby Bones PDF, Kindle, eBook

Bare Bones by Bobby Bones sometimes heart breaking and sometimes funny. This book is full of entertainment.Reader Will laugh as well as situation will make cry also. Raised up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a youthful, dependent mother, Bobby Estell experienced passionate feelings for blue grass music. Relinquished by his dad at five years old, […]

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Becoming Grandma by Lesley Stahl PDF, Kindle

After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl’s most vivid and transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House, interviewing heads of state, or researching stories at 60 Minutes. It was becoming a grandmother. She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected, she wanted to “investigate” it—as though […]

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The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper PDF, Kindle

Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS affords him little time to spend with her. After she suffers a brief but serious illness at the age of ninety-one, they resolve to change their relationship by beginning a year-long conversation unlike […]

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In the summer of June of 1991, I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother that loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For […]

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