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100 Biographies/Memoirs to Read

According to a poll on Goodreads, these books are the "100 Biographies & Memoirs to Read in a Lifetime."
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avg. score: 8 of 100 (8%)
required scores: 1, 3, 5, 7, 11 

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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the I
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the I
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The Glass Castle
The Glass Castle
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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Night
Night
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Unbroken
Unbroken
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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The Complete Persepolis
The Complete Persepolis
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9
Wild
Wild
10
Steve Jobs (Walter Isaacson)
Steve Jobs (Walter Isaacson)
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
12
The Hiding Place
The Hiding Place
13
John Adams
John Adams
14
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
15
Yes Please (Amy Poehler)
Yes Please (Amy Poehler)
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A Movable Feast
A Movable Feast
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The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass
The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass
18
The Color of Water
The Color of Water
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Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)
Into Thin Air (Jon Krakauer)
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Into the Wild
Into the Wild
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21
Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
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Just Kids (Patti Smith)
Just Kids (Patti Smith)
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No Ordinary Time (Doris Kearns Goodwin)
No Ordinary Time (Doris Kearns Goodwin)
24
12 Years a Slave (Solomon Northrup)
12 Years a Slave (Solomon Northrup)
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
27
My Life in France
My Life in France
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The Tender Bar (J.R. Moehringer)
The Tender Bar (J.R. Moehringer)
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Team of Rivals
Team of Rivals
30
Wild Swans
Wild Swans
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Destiny of the Republic (Candace Millard)
Destiny of the Republic (Candace Millard)
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Life (Gerald Martin)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Life (Gerald Martin)
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33
First They Killed My Father
First They Killed My Father
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A House in the Sky
A House in the Sky
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Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris)
Me Talk Pretty One Day (David Sedaris)
36
Sybil
Sybil
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A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods
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The Story of My Life
The Story of My Life
39
Dreams From My Father (Barack Obama)
Dreams From My Father (Barack Obama)
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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride (Cary Elwes)
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride (Cary Elwes)
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