Recommendations: (Auto)Biography

Creatives, Scientists, Philosophers

A Moveable Feast – Ernest Hemingway

Surely you’re Joking, Mr. Feynman – Richard P. Feynman

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big – Scott Adams

Becoming Beauvoir – Kate Kirkpatrick

Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

Political Leaders

Patel: A Life – Rajmohan Gandhi

Half Lion (P.V. Narasimha Rao) – Vinay Sitapaty

Ashoka – Charles Allen

Lives – Plutarch

Washington – Ron Chernow

John Adams – David McCullough

The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley

Lincoln – David Herbert Donald

Dreams from my Father – Barack Obama

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life – Walter Isaacson

Kissinger – Walter Isaacson

Becoming – Michelle Obama

Business Leaders

Beyond the Last Blue Mountain (JRD Tata) – R.M. Lala

The Tatas – Girish Kuber

The Snowball (Warren Buffett) – Alice Schroeder

Carnegie – Peter Crass

The Man who Solved the Market (Jim Simons) – Gregory Zuckerman

Elon Musk – Ashlee Vance

Doglapan – Ashneer Grover

Sports Leaders

Mind Master – Viswanathan Anand

Mortal Games: The Turbulent Genius of Garry Kasparov – Fred Waitzkin

Bobby Fischer vs. Rest of the World – Brad Darrach

Searching for Bobby Fischer – Fred Waitzkin

The Art of Learning – Joshua Waitzkin

Annapurna – Maurice Herzog

Moonwalking with Einstein – Joshua Foer


Caffeine: A Biography – Michael Pollan

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