Best List of Biography General Books Ireland

Best Books about Biography GeneralSome of best books are biographies. These types of books appear at their libraries and you will see, one biography and memoir and autobiography after another. Of course, they read other things-it's called being well rounded-but journal are usually the key. In which reason--it's some of the most actionable and academic reading you can do. Think about it, a biography is a sweeping portrait of a life or a job. It covers vast swaths of material that the writer must make immediately realized within the context of an individual and their life.

To understand George Washington, you have to know the American Revolution. To know Rockefeller, you have to describe the Gilded Age group. To understand Amelia Earhart, mcdougal must make real to you what it was like to be a woman in the early 1900s. In many cases, they do it better than books specifically about those topics-because there is a narrative and a zoom lens through which to gain access to the themes. Of course, a powerful biography--or autobiography--always has a moral. If it's a rise and fall story, a history of redemption, a tale of power corrupting, a story of love--every resource of a man or a woman teaches you. It teaches us to be like the subject matter or frequently, to be nothing like the niche.

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"The heartbreaking story of the love affair between Boris Pasternak and Olga Ivinskaya - the true tragedy behind Dr Zhivago.
€20.17 €13.79

My Story

In her memoir Anna Lo writes for the first time about her extraordinary journey from her birth in Hong Kong to Belfast at the height of the Troubles.
€12.99 €9.96

A street cat named Bob

"The moving uplifting true story of an unlikely friendship between a man on the streets and the ginger cat who adopts him and helps him heal his life.
€14.10 €9.19

In order to live

"I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea and that I escaped from North Korea.
€15.12 €9.96

Tuesdays With Morrie

Maybe it was a grandparent or a teacher or a colleague.
€14.20 €9.37

The white road

"** A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller ** Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first A handful of clay from a Chinese hillside carries a promise: that mixed with the right materials it might survive the fire of the kiln and fuse into porcelain - translucent luminous white.
€15.12 €9.96

Keep On Keeping On

Alan Bennetts third collection of prose Keeping On Keeping On follows in the footsteps of the phenomenally successfully Writing Home and Untold Stories each published ten years apart.
€30.99 €23.75


"After the success of Princess Jean Sasson and the much-loved Princess collaborate once again to bring readers up to date on the secret work undertaken by the Princess and those who help her to rescue women who are the enslaved victims of brutal physical and psychological abuse.
€12.09 €7.65

You are here

"In You Are Here celebrated astronaut Chris Hadfield gives us the really big picture: this is our home as seen from space.
€23.70 €15.64

Eat Pray Love (10th Anniversary Ed)

A funny tender utterly beguiling story about a womans search for happiness

An Astronauts Guide To Life On Earth

Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space.

Ayeshas Gift TPB

From the author of the bestselling Philomena Ayeshas Gift is the story of a young British woman born in Pakistan whose life is thrown into turmoil by the violent murder of her father

Mad Girl

On the surface it seems that Bryony Gordon has the perfect life.