If you are in search of Best Biography book to read then this article is for you. selecting the best biographies is really very tough as There are so many amazing stories of incredible people to be covered. Still I tried my best to carefully add my best reading list and you can be sure that any biography on this article is worth your time.
Best Biographies to Read
A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar
A Beautiful Mind (1998) is a biography of Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash. The biography is written by Sylvia Nasar, professor of journalism at Columbia University. The author has done a huge amount of research about all aspects of John Nash’s life, most of which are unknown to the rest of us. It won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1998 and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in biography.
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
Alexander Hamilton is a 2004 biography of American statesman Alexander Hamilton, This biography is written by Ron Chernow a historian and biographer. It is an outstanding biography which covers everything about Alexander Hamilton from being orphaned in the Caribbean at a young age to being killed by the Vice-President of the United States in a duel. This is a thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written book.
E=mc² by David Bodanis
This biography by David Bodanis is not about Albert Einstein but about his famous equation E=mc². Here Bodanis discusses each of the five elements of the equation. He also talks about the people and mini-dramas of science that led to the famous discovery in 1905. The book has an engaging style and is not difficult to read and has many amazing details and facts. This Biography is translated into 20 languages, and longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
Frida by Hayden Herrera
Frida is a biography of Frida Kahlo a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. The biography is written by Hayden Herrera is an art historian. The book reveals a woman of extreme magnetism and originality, an artist whose sensual vibrancy came straight from her own experiences from childhood near Mexico city during Mexican Revolution, A accident at age eighteen and many more.
Churchill: A Life by Martin Gilbert
This biography by Martin Gilbert is about Sir Winston Churchill, the bold British Prime Minister who showed himself to be one of the greatest statesmen any nation has ever known. This biography explains the greatest man Sir Winston Churchill without an understanding of this man, it is impossible to understand World War II and why the allies won the war. This is an in-depth researched biography by Martin Gilbert.
Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
This is the biography by Andrew Hodges about Alan Turing the British mathematician, codebreaker, and early computer scientist. This is an authoritative, superbly researched, deeply sympathetic and beautifully told biography. This book Perfectly cover the genius of the great man.
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
This is a biography about Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson after conducting more than forty interviews with Jobs , more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. This book is the journey of Steve Jobs life from nothing to everything. This book is the most honest book about Steve Jobs the CEO of the most quality product company.
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
This book by Phil Knight is the biography about the man behind Nike. This book is the honest reminder of what the path to business success really looks like. It’s a messy, perilous, and chaotic journey riddled with mistakes, endless struggles, and sacrifice. The book is it’s straight from heart, honest to the core. A New York Times bestseller.
This is my list of the best biographies and memoirs of all-time. This are some best biographies to read about great personalities who changed the world, hope you love this books and do check other non fiction books.