Books - Autobiographies
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Albert Barnett Facey, Australian author, it chronicles his early life growing up in Western Australia
Bass player for British Band Blur
English writer, offers a view into his squalid childhood
A Holocaust Survivor's Autobiography; 2007
Is an African American author who has written about her experiences growing up poor and black in rural Mississippi
Tales of life in the culinary trade, 2000
Being the First Part of the Confessions of Anthony Burgess, 1986; English novelist, poet, playwright, composer, and critic
Being the Second Part of the Confessions of Anthony Burgess (1990)
2007; author of The Caged Virgin
He talks about his growing up and life on The Brady Bunch etc.
42nd President of the United States.
American actor traces his career as an actor in low-budget movies and television
American pilot and astronaut, was 2nd man on the moon
Richard Nixon's hatchet man
Published 1876. Edited by his son Frances Darwin after his death.
Jamaican writer & communist
English - Ex-British soldier hired by MI6 and the CIA to go undercover in Afghanistan and buy back US weapons from the Mujahideen and Taliban.
English - Now a successful barrister and part-time judge, this is the story of her horrific childhood.
"The Shape of My Early Life"
A prominent anti-Vietnam War activist during the 1960's, most notably as a lending opponent of the draft.
Best selling Australian author, artist and songwriter.
Five-star US General, 1964
Tells of his upbringing, which was extreme in a religious way.
A former professional wrestling booker and on-screen personality.
Describes Ludlow's altered states of consciousness and philosopical flights of fancy while he was using a cannabis extract.
An account from his days as a junior diplomat in the Foreign Office.
Columbian, it focuses heavily on his family, schooling and eary career as a journalist.
Québecoise writer and novelist; 1909-1983
Was a famous Venetian adventurer, writer and womaniser.
One of the original seven Mercury astronauts, 2000
Scottish born Chef with loads of Michelin Stars
Now a (naturalized) American journalist and author. He was born in Hamburg to a German mother and the son of Liberia's consul-general to Germany.
American deafblind, author, activist & lecturer
Became a major motion picture, 1969
British doctor, sexual psychologist and social reformer
Covering his time as Premier of Southern Rhodesia and Prime Minister of Rhodesia.
The true story of an woman who had her two children kidnapped by her former husband, a Malaysian Prince.
American writer and musician. A tribute to his mother Ruth McBride Jordan
From Barbarella to Hanoi Jane ... a very full life
Born 1924, is a eminent scholar, Former Chief Justice of Lahore High Court and also a retired judge.
Recounts amongst other things his battle with panic attacks, being intimidated by castmates.
1781; roughly modeled on Augustine's autobiography
1782, unfinished; autobiographical anecdotes contained in ten "walks"
French existentialist philosopher
American porn star and entrepreneur. She has been called the world's most famous porn star.
1849-1910. Brazilian writer & statesman
Australian - Former Labour Minister, was leader in the Senate and industry minister in the Hawke and Keating governments. Grew up in Ballarat, Victoria.
Irish-American mobster, who at 20 was a drugs boss
British actress and author best known as Daisy in Keeping up Appearances, book describes her childhood up in Britain during the war, then in Australia where her family emigrated
2006; story of her "true calling"
British model and relentless publicity hound.
An Australian adventurer and film-maker.
A British diver and treasure hunter.
British novelist, poet dramatist and travel writer, the book describes the three years (1953-1956) he spent on the island of Cyprus.
The scathing, social satirist and comedian, who died in 1966 aged 40 of a drug overdose.
American actor, best known for playing Spock on Star Trek.
He is the co-founder of B-movie company Troma Entertainment
Published 1927. aka Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
American children's author and illustrator, it is an account of her life and work
One of the founding members of the Supremes
African American explorer and long time companion of Robert Perry
Part of her multi-volume autobiography
Sixth and final volume of her autobiography.
British actor, who has worked both in Britain and Australia
English - From part of the Monty Python team that included Graham Chapman and John Cleese.
An American singer, songwriter.
He was an Indian yogi and guru.
Tells the story about how Hearst was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
English model and photographer
The book was written in Latin, he is one of medieval Frances most important intellectual and a pioneer of scholastic philosophy.
American writer in Science Fiction and Fantasy
A Latino of Puerto Rican-Cuban who is influential in the Nuyorican movement as a writer and poet.
1947; Describes his arrest as a member of the Italian anti-fascist resistance and his incarceration at Auschwitz
Published 2003. American born Queen of Jordan, present King's Mother
American author, the book is about survival as one of America's throwaway children
Highlights the complexities of Rodriguez's life from youth to adulthood.
American writer, tells the story of his troubled youth and race relations in the South
Welsh novelist, continuation of his autobiographic volume, Boy:Tales of Childhood
The work is a landmark anti-war memoir of life in the trenches during World War I.
Refers to the three huge shadows over Maughams life, his father, his uncle, the writer W. Somerset Maugham and his homosexuality.
First published 1965, updated 1985
3 volume autobiography, he was an American motion picture director and photographer
American actor. He explores elements of character and personal values
A judge on American idol.
Telling her experiences growing up in the 50's and 60's among the leaders of China.
A writer and publisher, influential in late 20th century Hindu nationalist circles.
Scottish anarchist, he is well known for his attempt to assassinate Spanish Dictator Francisco Franco.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama
Tells about her initial rise to fame.
American film actresses and former underage porn star
American former (18th) President and General in American Civil War
Canadian actor who played Captain James T Kirk
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