Autobiography of an Androgyne (Mint Editions)
Earl Lind’s 1918 autobiography has been recognized as a pioneering work in the history of transgender literature. Throughout his life, Lind was forced to justify and defend his existence from puritanical authorities. In the first of his trilogy of autobiographical works, he not only demands recognition, but exposes the denial of his existence as nothing but hatred and fear.
Becoming: The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history.
I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS
Now the basis of a major Radio 4 drama, Maya Angelou's debut memoir paints a portrait of 'a brilliant writer, a fierce friend and a truly phenomenal woman' (Barack Obama)Maya Angelou's debut memoir has become an classic beloved worldwide. Her six volumes of autobiography are a testament to the her talents and resilience.. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty.
LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
These memoirs from one of the great leaders of our time are 'essential reading for anyone who wants to understand history - and then go out and change it' Barack ObamaThe riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny.
Living for Change: An Autobiography (Posthumanities)
No one can tell in advance what form a movement will take. Grace Lee Boggs’s fascinating autobiography traces the story of a woman who transcended class and racial boundaries to pursue her passionate belief in a better society. Now with a new foreword by Robin D. G. Kelley, Living for Change is a sweeping account of a legendary human rights activist
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave: Written by Himself
Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass (1818&;1895) led an astounding life. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his early years, yet through sheer force of character he was able to overcome these obstacles to become a leading spokesman for his people.
The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a classic work of American literature that offers a fascinating glimpse into the life and mind of one of the country's founding fathers. Join Benjamin Franklin on his journey from humble beginnings to becoming a renowned statesman, inventor, and philosopher. This captivating account is a must-read for history enthusiasts and those seeking wisdom from a remarkable individual.
The Diary of a Young Girl
‘A truly remarkable book.’ —The New York Times With Anne Frank’s fateful escape to Amsterdam with her family and fellow Jews, began her journey of writing. Her diary brings to light trials and tribulations of a 13-year-old girl who saw the horrors of racism and Holocaust at a very tender age.
WINGS OF FIRE: AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ABDUL KALAM
Every common man who by his sheer grit and hard work achieves success should share his story with the rest for they may find inspiration and strength to go on, in his story. The 'Wings of Fire' is one such autobiography by visionary scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, who from very humble beginnings rose to be the President of India.