192 Collage of Books in the Biography & Autobiography / Women Category — View a list.

Click for more detail about The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers by Bridgett M. Davis
Click for more detail about Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter by Veronica Chambers
Click for more detail about Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist’s Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America by Dorothy Butler Gilliam
Click for more detail about Becoming by Michelle Obama
Click for more detail about For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics by Donna L. Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore, and Veronica Chambers
Click for more detail about Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story by Wyomia Tyus and Elizabeth Terzakis
Click for more detail about Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey
Click for more detail about 100+ Black Women in Horror by Sumiko Saulson
Click for more detail about Black Girls Rock!: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth. by Beverly Bond
Click for more detail about Reflecting Rogue: Inside the Mind of a Feminist by Pumla Dineo Gqola
Click for more detail about Blessed Life: My Surprising Journey of Joy, Tears, and Tales from Harlem to Hollywood by Kim Fields
Click for more detail about Hidden Figures Illustrated  The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
Click for more detail about We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That Are Funny, Complicated, and True by Gabrielle Union
Click for more detail about Louise Thompson Patterson: A Life of Struggle for Justice by Keith Gilyard
Click for more detail about Rabbit: The Autobiography of Ms. Pat by Patricia Williams
Click for more detail about Alice Walker: A Woman for Our Times (Women Writers of Color) by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about What Is Africa to Me?: Fragments of a True-to-Life Autobiography by Maryse Conde
Click for more detail about Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me by Janet Mock
Click for more detail about Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks by Angela Jackson
Click for more detail about Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom by Condoleezza Rice
Click for more detail about Finding Oprah’s Roots: Finding Your Own by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Click for more detail about This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe
Click for more detail about Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf by Helene Cooper
Click for more detail about Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu
Click for more detail about Eye On the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James Mcgrath Morris
Click for more detail about Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Click for more detail about My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King
Click for more detail about Heav’nly Tidings From the Afric Muse: The Grace and Genius of Phillis Wheatley Poet Laureate of the American Revolution by Richard Kigel
Click for more detail about The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own by Veronica Chambers
Click for more detail about Pressure Makes Diamonds by Valerie Graves
Click for more detail about Cockroaches by Scholastique Mukasonga
Click for more detail about Love, H: The Letters of Helene Dorn and Hettie Jones by Hettie Jones
Click for more detail about Around the Way Girl: A Memoir by Taraji P. Henson and Denene Millner
Click for more detail about Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith by Cookie Johnson
Click for more detail about Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Click for more detail about Born Bright: A Young Girl’s Journey from Nothing to Something in America by C. Nicole Mason
Click for more detail about The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
Click for more detail about Walking with the Muses: A Memoir by Pat Cleveland
Click for more detail about My Voice: A Memoir by Angie Martinez
Click for more detail about The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-Scott
Click for more detail about Pink Pantie Confessions by Cynda Williams
Click for more detail about Battles: More Stories from The Mee Street Chronicles by Frankie Lennon
Click for more detail about Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes
Click for more detail about The Face That Changed It All: A Memoir by Beverly Johnson
Click for more detail about Vindicated: Confessions Of A Video Vixen, Ten Years Later by Karrine Steffans
Click for more detail about After The Dance: My Life With Marvin Gaye by Jan Gaye and David Ritz
Click for more detail about Eye On The Struggle: Ethel Payne, The First Lady Of The Black Press by James Mcgrath Morris
Click for more detail about Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina by Misty Copeland
Click for more detail about True Love by Jennifer Lopez
Click for more detail about Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan
Click for more detail about Essence Maya Angelou: Her Phenomenal Life & Poetic Journey by Editors of Essence Magazine
Click for more detail about Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir by Toni Braxton
Click for more detail about A Joyous Revolt: Toni Cade Bambara, Writer and Activist (Women Writers of Color) by Linda Janet Holmes
Click for more detail about Stand Up Straight and Sing! by Jessye Norman
Click for more detail about Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian by Ethelene Whitmire
Click for more detail about Miss Lou: Louise Bennett and Jamaican Culture by Mervyn Morris
Click for more detail about 60 Black Women in Horror Fiction by Sumiko Saulson
Click for more detail about Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby
Click for more detail about Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock
Click for more detail about A Renegade Called Simphiwe by Pumla Dineo Gqola
Click for more detail about Miss Anne In Harlem: The White Women Of The Black Renaissance by Carla Kaplan
Click for more detail about Game Over by Winter Ramos
Click for more detail about The Lost Daughter: A Memoir by Mary Williams
Click for more detail about Phd To Ph.D.: How Education Saved My Life by Elaine Richardson
Click for more detail about Ain’t Nothing Like Freedom by Cynthia Mckinney
Click for more detail about Radical: Fighting To Put Students First by Michelle Rhee
Click for more detail about The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis
Click for more detail about Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life Of Motown’s First Superstar by Peter Benjaminson
Click for more detail about Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters by Donald Bogle
Click for more detail about Almost a Woman: A Memoir by Esmeralda Santiago
Click for more detail about Long Shot: My Bipolar Life and the Horses Who Saved Me by Sylvia Harris
Click for more detail about ’For Us It Was Heaven’: The Passion, Grief and Fortitude of Patience Darton by Angela Jackson
Click for more detail about Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara (Literary Conversations Series) by Toni Cade Bambara
Click for more detail about Dorothy West’s Paradise: A Biography Of Class And Color by Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
Click for more detail about Brothers (and Me): A Memoir of Loving and Giving by Donna Britt
Click for more detail about The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Second Chance: The Martha Marie Preston Story by Martha Marie Preston
Click for more detail about A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother by Janny Scott
Click for more detail about Dust Tracks On A Road: An Autobiography by Zora Neale Hurston
Click for more detail about She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story by Audrey Vernick
Click for more detail about Is It Just Me?: Or Is It Nuts Out There? by Whoopi Goldberg
Click for more detail about Going Rogue: An American Life by Sarah Palin
Click for more detail about Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Click for more detail about Foxy: My Life In Three Acts by Pam Grier
Click for more detail about Unbought and Unbossed: Expanded 40th Anniversary Edition by Shirley Chisholm
Click for more detail about Something Like Beautiful: One Single Mother’s Story by asha bandele
Click for more detail about Black, Just Like My Mama: Saga Of A Black Woman Growing Up In America by Jeanette Davis
Click for more detail about The Black Girl Next Door: A Memoir (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) by Jennifer Baszile
Click for more detail about Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers by Joanne V. Gabbin
Click for more detail about The Vixen Diaries by Karrine Steffans
Click for more detail about Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love & Spain (Wsp Readers Club) by Lori Tharps
Click for more detail about From Harvey River: A Memoir Of My Mother And Her Island by Lorna Goodison
Click for more detail about The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Gather Together In My Name by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching by Paula J. Giddings
Click for more detail about Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad by Bebe Moore Campbell
Click for more detail about Michelle Obama: First Lady Of Hope by Elizabeth Lightfoot
Click for more detail about Porch Stories: A Grandmother’s Guide to Happiness  by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Click for more detail about Led by Faith: Rising from the Ashes of the Rwandan Genocide (Left to Tell) by Immaculée Ilibagiza
Click for more detail about That Mean Old Yesterday: A Memoir by Stacey Patton
Click for more detail about One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life--A Story Of Race And Family Secrets by Bliss Broyard
Click for more detail about Alek: My Life from Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel by Alek Wek
Click for more detail about The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive by Marvelyn Brown and Courtney Martin
Click for more detail about Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution (Gender and American Culture) by Lois Brown
Click for more detail about The Women Who Raised Me: A Memoir by Victoria Rowell
Click for more detail about Breaking The Code Of Silence by Alana Wyatt
Click for more detail about The Busy Woman’s Little Book of Motivation: 42 Morsels of Motivation To Help You Live Out Loud and Become The Phenomenal Woman You Were Born To Be by Cassandra Mack
Click for more detail about Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about The Vixen Diaries by Karrine Steffans
Click for more detail about Brother, I’m Dying by Edwidge Danticat
Click for more detail about Unbowed: A Memoir by Wangari Maathai
Click for more detail about Zora Neale Hurston: A Biography of the Spirit (Women Writers of Color) by Deborah G. Plant
Click for more detail about Do Me Twice: My Life After Islam by Sonsyrea Tate
Click for more detail about An Illuminated Life: Bella da Costa Greene’s Journey from Prejudice to Privilege by Heidi Ardizzone
Click for more detail about Brown Sugar: Over 100 Years of America’s Black Female Superstars (New and Updated Edition) by Donald Bogle
Click for more detail about Idoleyes: My New Perspective on Faith, Fat & Fame by Mandisa Hundley
Click for more detail about Jewels: 50 Phenomenal Black Women Over 50 by Connie Briscoe and Michael Cunningham
Click for more detail about Friends: A Love Story by Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance
Click for more detail about Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Click for more detail about My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her Roots by Thulani Davis
Click for more detail about Uncrowned Queens, Volume 4: African American Women Community Builders of Oklahoma by Barbara A. Seals Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram
Click for more detail about Diary Of A Woman Pastor by Sheritha Bowman
Click for more detail about Jokes My Father Never Taught Me: Life, Love, and Loss with Richard Pryor by Rain Pryor
Click for more detail about Confessions of a Video Vixen by Karrine Steffans
Click for more detail about Secret Daughter: A Mixed-Race Daughter and the Mother Who Gave Her Away by June Cross
Click for more detail about If the Creek Don’t Rise: My Life Out West with the Last Black Widow of the Civil War by Rita Williams-Garcia
Click for more detail about When I Was Puerto Rican: A Memoir by Esmeralda Santiago
Click for more detail about Mixed: My Life in Black and White by Angela Nissel
Click for more detail about Shifting Gears: My Global Bike Odyssey by Al Young
Click for more detail about Bessie: Revised and Expanded Edition by Chris Albertson
Click for more detail about The Promise: How One Woman Made Good on Her Extraordinary Pact to Send a Classroom of 1st Graders to College by Oral Lee Brown and Caille Millner
Click for more detail about We Flew Over The Bridge: The Memoirs Of Faith Ringgold by Faith Ringgold
Click for more detail about Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision (Gender and American Culture) by Barbara Ransby
Click for more detail about Migrations Of The Heart: An Autobiography by Marita Golden
Click for more detail about Don’t Play in the Sun: One Woman’s Journey Through the Color Complex by Marita Golden
Click for more detail about Uncrowned Queens, Volume 3: African American Women Community Builders of Western New York by Barbara A. Seals Nevergold and Peggy Brooks-Bertram
Click for more detail about Hallelujah! The Welcome Table: A Lifetime of Memories with Recipes by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Wendy’s Got the Heat by Wendy Williams
Click for more detail about Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux
Click for more detail about The Book of African-American Women: 150 Crusaders, Creators, and Uplifters by Tonya Bolden
Click for more detail about Zora Neale Hurston: A Life In Letters by Carla Kaplan
Click for more detail about Chaka! Through the Fire by Chaka Khan and Tonya Bolden
Click for more detail about Summer Snow: Reflections from a Black Daughter of the South by Trudier Harris
Click for more detail about Still with Me: A Daughter’s Journey of Love and Loss by Andrea King Collier
Click for more detail about Pieces from Life’s Crazy Quilt by Marvin V. Arnett
Click for more detail about Growing Up X by Ilyasah Al-Shabazz and Kim McLarin
Click for more detail about Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights by Tananarive Due
Click for more detail about Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by Valerie Boyd
Click for more detail about A Map to the Door of No Return: Notes to Belonging by Dionne Brand
Click for more detail about If You Can’t Be Free, Be A Mystery: In Search Of Billie Holiday by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Click for more detail about Come By Here: My Mother’s Life by Clarence Major
Click for more detail about I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Click for more detail about Race Woman: The Lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois by Gerald Horne
Click for more detail about Black, White & Jewish: Autobiography Of A Shifting Self by Rebecca Walker
Click for more detail about On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker by A’Lelia Bundles
Click for more detail about Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
Click for more detail about The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart by Alice Walker
Click for more detail about Becoming American: Personal Essays By First Generation Immigrant Women by Meri Nana-Ama Danquah
Click for more detail about Soldier: A Poet’s Childhood by June Jordan
Click for more detail about Las Mamis: Favorite Latino Authors Remember Their Mothers by Esmeralda Santiago and Joie Davidow
Click for more detail about On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker by A’Lelia Bundles
Click for more detail about Beloved Sisters And Loving Friends: Letters From Rebecca Primus Of Royal Oak, Maryland, And Addie Brown Of Hartford, Connecticut, 1854-1868 by Farah Jasmine Griffin
Click for more detail about My Strength Comes from Within by Joye M. Carter
Click for more detail about Angel on My Shoulder: An Autobiography by Natalie Cole and Digby Diehl
Click for more detail about Souls of My Sisters: Black Women Break Their Silence, Tell Their Stories and Heal Their Spirits by Dawn Marie Daniels and Candace Sandy
Click for more detail about The Prisoner’s Wife by asha bandele
Click for more detail about Nappy: Growing Up Black and Female in America by Aliona L. Gibson
Click for more detail about Marian Anderson by Charles Patterson
Click for more detail about Sweet Summer: Growing up with and without My Dad by Bebe Moore Campbell
Click for more detail about A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid
Click for more detail about The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey by Toi Derricotte
Click for more detail about Mary: An Autobiography (Chapel Hill Books) by Mary E. Mebane
Click for more detail about Straight, No Chaser: How I Became a Grown-Up Black Woman by Jill Nelson
Click for more detail about Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life by bell hooks
Click for more detail about My One Good Nerve by Ruby Dee
Click for more detail about Between Each Line of Pain and Glory: My Life Story by Gladys Knight
Click for more detail about Dorothy Dandridge by Donald Bogle
Click for more detail about Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol by Nell Irvin Painter
Click for more detail about Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood by bell hooks
Click for more detail about I’m Going to Have a Little House: The Second Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus (Engendering Latin America) by Carolina Maria de Jesus
Click for more detail about Mama’s Girl by Veronica Chambers
Click for more detail about Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years by Sarah L. Delany and A. Elizabeth Delany
Click for more detail about Don’t Block the Blessings by Patti Labelle
Click for more detail about Drops of This Story by Suheir Hammad
Click for more detail about Sojourner Truth: A Life, a Symbol by Nell Irvin Painter
Click for more detail about No Disrespect by Sister Souljah
Click for more detail about To Be Young, Gifted and Black by Lorraine Hansberry
Click for more detail about Conversations With Toni Morrison (Literary Conversations) by Danille K. Taylor-Guthrie
Click for more detail about Black Ice by Lorene Cary
Click for more detail about Zami: A New Spelling Of My Name - A Biomythography (Crossing Press Feminist Series) by Audre Lorde
Click for more detail about Ms. Africa: Profiles of Modern African Women by Louise Crane