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Biography & Memoir

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Current Titles

All Things Wise and Wonderful (Unabridged) by James Herriot

A Long Way Gone (Unabridged) by Ishmael Beah

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey

An Album of Memories (Unabridged) by Tom Brokaw

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (Unabridged) by Barbara Kingsolver

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson

Beyond Band of Brothers (Unabridged) by Dick Winters and Cole C. Kingseed

Born Standing Up (Unabridged) by Steve Martin

Burnt Toast by Teri Hatcher

Desert Storm Address by George Bush

Dispatches from the Edge (Unabridged) by Anderson Cooper

Einstein (Unabridged) by Walter Isaacson

Escape (Unabridged) by Carolyn Jessop with Laura Palmer

George Harrison: A Tribute by Geoffrey Giuliano

Good Dog. Stay. (Unabridged) by Anna Quindlen

Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama bin Laden by Peter L. Bergen

Home (Unabridged) by Julie Andrews

I Feel Bad About My Neck (Unabridged) by Nora Ephron

If I am Missing or Dead (Unabridged) by Janine Latus

Kabul Beauty School (Unabridged) by Deborah Rodriguez with Kristin Ohlson

Kiss Me Like a Stranger (Unabridged) by Gene Wilder

Lazy B by Sandra Day O'Connor and H. Alan Day

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream (Unabridged) by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro

Mistaken Identity (Unabridged) by Don Van Ryn, Susie Van Ryn, Colleen Cerak, Whitney Cerak, Newel

My Friend Leonard (Unabridged) by James Frey

My Losing Season (Unabridged) by Pat Conroy

Never Have Your Dog Stuffed (Unabridged) by Alan Alda

Night (Unabridged) by Elie Wiesel

Nixon and Kissinger by Robert Dallek

Nixon (Unabridged) by Stephen E. Ambrose

One Soldier's Story by Bob Dole

Presidential Courage by Michael Beschloss

Quiet Strength by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker

Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence

Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Unabridged) by Richard P. Feynman

Teacher Man (Unabridged) by Frank McCourt

The Diana Chronicles (Unabridged) by Tina Brown

The Family (Unabridged) by Kitty Kelley

The Glass Castle (Unabridged) by Jeanette Walls

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid (Unabridged) by Bill Bryson

The Long Road Home (Unabridged) by Martha Raddatz

The Preacher and the Presidents (Unabridged) by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy

The Reagan Diaries: Extended Selections by Ronald Reagan

The Second Coming of Steve Jobs (Unabridged) by Alan Deutschman

The Year of Living Biblically by A. J. Jacobs

The Year of Magical Thinking (Unabridged) by Joan Didion

Truman by David McCullough

Tuesdays with Morrie (Unabridged) by Mitch Albom

War Letters by Andrew Carroll

Wins, Losses, and Lessons by Lou Holtz

Wisdom of Our Fathers (Unabridged) by Tim Russert

Dewey: the Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World (Abridged) by Vicky Myron, Bret Witter

American Lion: Andrew Jackson In the White House (Unabridged) by Jon Meacham

Wishful Drinking (Unabridged) by Carrie Fisher

Too Fat to Fish (Unabridged) by Artie Lange

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life (Unabridged) by Alice Schroeder

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea (Unabridged) by Chelsea Handler

Do the Right Thing by Mike Huckabee

Letter to My Daughter (Unabridged) by Maya Angelou

Dreams from My Father & the Audacity of Hope (Abridged Nonfiction) by Barack Obama

A. Lincoln: A Biography (Unabridged) by Ronald C. White, Jr.

Out of Captivity: Surviving 1,967 Days In the Colombian Jungle by Marc Gonsalves, Keith Stansell, Tom Howes, Gary Brozek

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession In the Amazon (Unabridged) by David Grann

A Lion Called Christian (Unabridged) by Anthony Bourke, John Rendall

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist by Michael J. Fox

Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir (Unabridged) by Christopher Buckley

Paul Newman: A Life (Unabridged) by Shawn Levy

A-Rod: the Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez by Selena Roberts

Pretty In Plaid (Unabridged) by Jen Lancaster