The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
This is an autobiography of Anne Frank and it was discovered in the attic, where she spent the last years of her life. This is an extremely persuasive reminder of the atrocities of the Nazis and the horror of the holocaust.
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X – Malcolm X
Malcolm X was a hero of the African Americans during the 20th century and his autobiography is considered to be a classic in modern America.
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I know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
This book reflects on the childhood of Maya Angelou in the 1930s. This autobiography also depicts the courage and dignity of black men and women.
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin
One of the most successful diplomats of the American history, Benjamin Franklin was an extremely talented individual, who excelled in various fields like athletics, science, writing and editing. This book is a wonderful account of his life history.
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Dreams from My Father: A story of Race and Inheritance – Barack Obama
This is an immensely inspirational autobiography of the current President of the United States of America, Barack Obama.
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On Writing – Stephen King
Stephen King is considered to be one of the finest writers of all times. On Writing is a brilliantly structured autobiography, in which a great story has been very well told.
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Just Kids- Patti Smith
Just Kids is an extremely moving life story of Patti Smith, who was a poet as well as a performer. In this book, she talks about her extra-ordinary relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe, who was also an artist.
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Long Walk to Freedom – Nelson Mandela
This is an autobiography of Nelson Mandela, who fought against racism throughout his life and eventually became the President of South Africa.
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