Top Paid Biographies and Memoirs iBooks

1. Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life

Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize (Biography) A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice Selection Named one of the Best Books of the Year by Publishers Weekly and Book Riot “Absorbing, meticulously researched.... [Sperber] succeeds in the primary more
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by Jonathan Sperber

2. Empire of Pain

Empire of Pain

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestselling more
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by Patrick Radden Keefe

3. The House of Gucci

The House of Gucci

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE from director Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver The sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty On March 27, 1995, Maurizio Gucci more
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by Sara Gay Forden

4. Greenlights


#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • Over one million copies sold! From the Academy Award®–winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about more
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by Matthew McConaughey

5. Can\'t Hurt Me

Can\'t Hurt Me

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 from a depressed, overweight young more
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by David Goggins

6. Untamed


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over two million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club Pick) In her most revealing and powerful memoir yet more
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by Glennon Doyle

7. Grant Takes Command

Grant Takes Command

The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s “lively and absorbing” biography of Ulysses S. Grant and his leadership during the Civil War ( The New York Times Book Review ).   This conclusion to Bruce Catton’s acclaimed more
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by Bruce Catton

8. Me


INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, from his rollercoaster lifestyle as shown in the film Rocketman , to becoming a living legend. Christened more
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by Elton John

9. Crying in H Mart

Crying in H Mart

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A Best Book of 2021: Entertainment Weekly, Good Morning America, Wall Street Journal, and more From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that more
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by Michelle Zauner

10. Educated


#1  NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL,  AND  BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir about a young woman who, kept out of school, leaves more
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by Tara Westover

11. Frontier Follies

Frontier Follies

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by Ree Drummond

12. Hiding Place

Hiding Place

\"Every experience God gives us . . . is the perfect preparation for the future only He can see.\"--Corrie ten Boom Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch watchmaker who became a heroine of the Resistance, a survivor of Hitler\'s concentration camps more
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by Corrie ten Boom

13. Born a Crime

Born a Crime

#1  NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed NAMED ONE OF PASTE & more
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by Trevor Noah

14. Not My Father\'s Son

Not My Father\'s Son

“Equal parts memoir, whodunit, and manual for living . . . a beautifully written, honest look at the forces of blood and bone that make us who we are, and how we make ourselves.”  --Neil Gaiman In his unique and engaging voice, the more
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by Alan Cumming

15. Hidden Valley Road

Hidden Valley Road

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK #1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER   The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science\'s great hope in more
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by Robert Kolker

16. The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden

The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden

The world’s leading expert on Osama bin Laden delivers for the first time the definitive biography of a man who set the course of American foreign policy for the 21st century, and whose ideological heirs we continue to battle today. In The Rise more
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by Peter L. Bergen

17. Trejo


INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “If you’re a fan like I am this is definitely the book for you.” —Pete Davidson, actor, producer, and cast member on Saturday Night Live “Danny’s incredible life story shows that even more
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by Danny Trejo

18. Know My Name

Know My Name

Universally acclaimed, rapturously reviewed, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography, and an instant New York Times bestseller, Chanel Miller\'s breathtaking memoir \"gives readers the privilege of knowing her not more
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by Chanel Miller

19. The Great Peace

The Great Peace

A memoir by award-winning actor Mena Suvari, best-known for her iconic roles in American Beauty, American Pie, and Six Feet Under. The Great Peace is a harrowing, heartbreaking coming-of-age story set in Hollywood, in which young teenage model-turned more
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by Mena Suvari

20. Stolen


A gripping chronicle of psychological manipulation and abuse at a “therapeutic” boarding school for troubled teens, and how one young woman fought to heal in the aftermath. At fifteen, Elizabeth Gilpin was an honor student, a state-ranked more
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by Elizabeth Gilpin

21. You Deserve Better

You Deserve Better

From the  Bachelorette  breakout heartthrob,  You Deserve Better  will combine Tyler Cameron\'s life story with a guide for both men and women to building healthy relationships in the tricky world of modern dating more
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by Tyler Cameron

22. 44 Chapters About 4 Men

44 Chapters About 4 Men

One woman\'s secret journal completely changes her marriage in this hilarious and biting memoir — the inspiration for the Netflix Original Series SEX/LIFE.   School psychologists aren\'t supposed to write books about sex. Doing more
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by BB Easton

23. Swan Dive

Swan Dive

\"Don\'t expect just tulle and toe shoes. In this fascinating insider\'s tale, NYCB dancer Pazcoguin reveals her world. . . . A striking debut.\" — People Award-winning New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin, aka the more
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by Georgina Pazcoguin

24. A Promised Land

A Promised Land

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR more
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by Barack Obama

25. Papa Hemingway

Papa Hemingway

An intimate, joy-filled portrait and New York Times bestseller, written by one of Hemingway’s closest friends: “It is hard to imagine a better biography” ( Life ). In 1948, A. E. Hotchner went to Cuba to ask Ernest Hemingway to write more
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by A. E. Hotchner

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