Mark Twain once said that the man who doesn’t read good books is no better than the one who cannot read at all. Reading good biographies will do you very good in time since you can learn from other’s mistakes without repeating them yourself. You will be able to take a glance at the way magnificent people think and act without too much effort. Here is our top 10 biographies to read.
1. Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa’s biography occupies no. 1 in our Top 10 Biographies. She was a religious Roman Catholic nun who spent most of her life in India. She founded a Roman Catholic religious congregation which runs hospices, soup kitchens, mobile clinics and dispensaries. In 1979 she received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 2003 she received the name of “Blessed Teresa of Calcutta”.
2. Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson is a music icon but how much exactly do we know about him as a man? His biography has a very suggestive name – Moon Walk. It’s beautiful to have the chance to understand what he has been experiencing during his lifetime and how influential can the childhood be.
Oprah Winfrey is an afro-american woman which has done many good changes in the world. Read her biography to see what does it mean to spread love, lift above yourself and do good no matter what you have experienced as a child.
4. Steve jobs
It’s amazing to read about the Steve Job’s vision over Apple. If you are an iPhone lover than this book is a must-read masterpiece for you.
5. Jeff Bezos
This book speaks about the dawn of the giant Amazon.com website. It’s a book full of inspiration that encourages you to find something big that can show you guidance in your life. Wishing for your life to have a higher meaning is what you need to do when you think you are lost.
6. Jon Krakauer
Jon Krakauer’s biography is called “Into the Wild” and it has a very unusual story. You may think that it’s not true since it has so many metaphors taken word by word. It is presented the sublime idea of freedom. It was so appealing that even a movie was made after this.
7. Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill’s biography occupies no. 7 in our Top 10 Biographies. Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. He was a politician, a writer and an artist as well. Churchill is the only British Prime Minister to have won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
8. Anne Frank
Anne Frank is one of the most discussed victims of the Hollocaust. Her biography is presented as a diary and it contains facts before the german arrest and her deportation and death as well. It’s a very inspiring book that you should not miss during your lifetime
9. Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis-Wilson
Their biography called “By Invitation Only: How We Built Gilt and Changed the Way Millions Shop” show a different way of shopping – more fun and addictive by allowing the customer to first try the sample of the products.
10. Nelson Mandela
He was the South Africa’s first black chief executive who was the first one elected in a fully representative democratic election. His biography is inspiring and motivational as well.