Friday, July 22, 2011

The #spbkchat biography/autobiography list

This week's chat was all about people's true stories - biographies, autobiographies and memoirs.

Your list:

Holidays on Ice
Life of James K Baxter
Hachiko: A Dog's Tale
Heaven's Coast
Famous Builder
Prick Up Your Ears
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Following Foo
The Last Lecture
a child called it
Always Looking Up
Eat, Pray, Love
Marley & Me
Bitter Fame
A Geisha's Journey
Wild Swans
Angela's Ashes
Anything Goes
I Am What I Am
Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mother
Tears of the Desert
Halfway House
Borrowed Time
Becoming A Man
Last Watch of Night
Motion of Light on Water
Scar Tissue
Bright Shiny Morning
The Bride Stripped Bare
Wheel of Time (series)
The Praying Mantis
Patrick White
Rebecca West
Walk With Me
Vita and Harold: Portrait of a Marriage
Hitching Rides with Buddha
Kathleen and Frank
Christopher and His Kind
Lions and Shadows
A Million Little Pieces
Your Voice in My Head
Lunch In Paris
Almost French
Suite Francaise
Your Voice in my Head
Glass Castles
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Long Walk to Freedom
Rage to Live
The Hours
Under the Tuscan Sun
Mao's Last Dancer
The Unforgiving Minute

David Sedaris
Laurie Notaro
Gervase Phinn
John Larkin
Frank McKay
Mark Doty
Paul Lisicky
Terry Zwigoff
Alison Bechdel
Anne Stevenson
B D Wong
Jung Chang
Frank McCourt
John Barrowman
Bryce Courtenay
Amy Chua
Paul Monette
Michael Jackson
Sheila Rowbotham
Walt Whitman
Samuel Delaney
Lynley Hood
Anthony West
H G Wells
Jeremy Coney
David Marr
Victoria Glendining
Nikki Gemmell
Nigel Nicholson
Will Ferguson
Tara Moss
Christopher Isherwood
Virginia Woolf
Anh Do
Samuel Delaney
Dawn French
James Frey
Ishmael Beah
Sarah Turnbull
Emma Forrest
Jeanette Walls
J G Ballard
Malcolm X
John Waters
William Faulkner
Richard Nixon
Mary S. Lovell
Krissy Kneen
Dava Sobel
Harry Rickett
Arnold Zable
Sidney Poitier
Katherine Hepburn
Rob Lowe


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