His Autobiography was the culmination of a life devoted to the break with a colonial “tyranny”. In the making of the American republic, Franklin had a hand in three crucial founding documents: the Declaration of Independence, the wartime alliance with France; and the peace treaty with the Britain of George III.
“A Moveable Feast” by Ernest Hemingway Amazon One of the greatest writers to have ever lived, Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast" gives readers a glimpse of his life as a young, poor writer in Paris in the 1920s, and the thoughts and activities that filled his days.
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future is Ashlee Vance's biography of Elon Musk, published in 2015. The book traces Elon Musk's life from his childhood up to the time he spent at Zip2 and PayPal, and then onto SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity.
Scar Tissue is Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Kiedis's autobiography. It was released in 2004 by Hyperion and authored by Kiedis with Larry Sloman, who compiled information and conducted interviews. The book reached #1 The New York Times Best Seller List.
A moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the National Book Award winner features 78 poems, 78 essays, and intimate family photographs in which Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, and sweet memories of growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. 100,000-copy announced first printing.