Top Paid Biographies and Memoirs iBooks



1. Michelangelo and the Pope\'s Ceiling

Michelangelo and the Pope\'s Ceiling

From the acclaimed author of Brunelleschi's Dome and Leonardo and the Last Supper, the riveting story of how Michelangelo, against all odds, created the masterpiece that has ever since adorned the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. In 1508, despite more
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by Ross King
$1.99
14.10.2014

2. Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson

“A close look at how show business power corrupts . . . The dishiest read of the year.” – Janet Maslin, “Ten Favorite Books of the Year,”  New York Times “Here’s Johnny!” Probably everyone in America more
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by Henry Bushkin
$2.99
15.10.2013

3. Mountains Beyond Mountains

Mountains Beyond Mountains

“[A] masterpiece . . . an astonishing book that will leave you questioning your own life and political views . . . Kidder opens a window into Farmer’s soul, letting the reader peek in and see what truly makes the good doctor tick more
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by Tracy Kidder
$4.99
09.09.2003

4. Notorious RBG

Notorious RBG

New York Times Bestseller Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary RBG \"It was beyond my wildest imagination that I would one day become the \'Notorious RBG.\" — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2019 She was a fierce more
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by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik
$2.99
27.10.2015

5. Edison

Edison

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Time • Publishers more
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by Edmund Morris
$1.99
22.10.2019

6. Elephant Company

Elephant Company

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic more
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by Vicki Croke
$4.99
15.07.2014

7. Maggie\'s Miracle

Maggie\'s Miracle

Years after one magical summer, a high-powered attorney reconnects with a grieving man from her past -- and learns that the miracles she prayed for could be right beside her. Megan Wright spent one unforgettable summer week with a boy when they were more
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by Karen Kingsbury
$1.99
16.11.2008

8. Being Elvis: A Lonely Life

Being Elvis: A Lonely Life

A “sympathetic and exceptionally well-written account” (USA Today), Ray Connolly’s biography of the King soars with “spontaneity and electricity” (Preston Lauterbach). Elvis Presley is a giant figure in American popular more
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by Ray Connolly
$2.99
21.03.2017

9. Diana in Search of Herself

Diana in Search of Herself

Diana in Search of Herself is the first authoritative biography of one of the most fabled women of the century. Even those who knew Princess Diana will be surprised by author Sally Bedell Smith\'s insightful and haunting portrait of Diana\' more
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by Sally Bedell Smith
$1.99
25.08.1999

10. Greenlights

Greenlights

From the Academy Award®–winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction   “Unflinchingly honest and remarkably candid more
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by Matthew McConaughey
$14.99
20.10.2020

11. The Lady and the Peacock

The Lady and the Peacock

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi—known to the world as an icon for democracy and nonviolent dissent in oppressed Burma, and to her followers as simply “The Lady”—has recently returned to international headlines. Now more
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by Peter Popham
$1.99
04.05.2013

12. Untamed

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 x Hello Sunshine Book Pick) In more
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by Glennon Doyle
$14.99
10.03.2020

13. 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
$9.99
15.11.2018

14. 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
$1.99
24.09.2019

15. 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 FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR more
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by Barack Obama
$17.99
17.11.2020

16. Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life

Winner • National Book Critics Circle Award (Biography) Winner • Edgar Award (Critical/Biographical) Winner • Bram Stoker Award (Nonfiction) A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Pick of the Year Named one more
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by Ruth Franklin
$2.99
27.09.2016

17. The Queen of Katwe

The Queen of Katwe

Now a major motion picture starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong ’ o and David Oyelowo, directed by Mira Nair. The “astonishing” ( The New York Times Book Review ) and “inspirational” ( Shelf Awareness ) true story more
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by Tim Crothers
$1.99
09.10.2012

18. Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • From the author of the runaway phenomenon Unbroken comes a universal underdog story about the horse who came out of nowhere to become a legend. Seabiscuit was more
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by Laura Hillenbrand
$4.99
06.03.2001

19. Walk in My Combat Boots

Walk in My Combat Boots

\"These are the stories America needs to hear about the remarkable young men and women who serve.\" - Admiral William H. McRaven, US Navy (Ret.). The most moving and powerful war stories ever told, by the men and women who lived them. Walk more
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by James Patterson, Matt Eversmann & Chris Mooney
$15.99
08.02.2021

20. Educated

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
$14.99
20.02.2018

21. Hidden Valley Road

Hidden Valley Road

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF  THE NEW YORK TIMES  TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR ONE OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL  TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR PEOPLE\'S  #1 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR Named more
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by Robert Kolker
$12.99
07.04.2020

22. Four Hundred Souls

Four Hundred Souls

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of  the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of  How to Be more
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by Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain
$13.99
02.02.2021

23. When the Astors Owned New York

When the Astors Owned New York

In this marvelous anecdotal history, Justin Kaplan––Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Mark Twain––vividly brings to life a glittering, bygone age. Endowed with the largest private fortunes of their day, cousins John Jacob Astor more
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by Justin Kaplan
$1.99
01.06.2006

24. Becoming

Becoming

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States   #1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • WATCH THE EMMY-NOMINATED NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB more
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by Michelle Obama
$12.99
13.11.2018

25. The Choice

The Choice

A New York Times Bestseller “I’ll be forever changed by Dr. Eger’s story… The Choice is a reminder of what courage looks like in the worst of times and that we all have the ability to pay attention to what we’ve lost, or more
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by Edith Eva Eger
$13.99
05.09.2017

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