Real Life Lessons on What It Takes to Achieve Success

Extraordinary People


Other Biographies of Extraordinary People

Business
My Life in Leadership by Frances Hesselbein
The Virgin Way by Richard Branson
Shark Tales by Barbara Corcoran
There’s Always a Way by Tony Little
Four Seasons: The Story of a Business Philosophy by Isadore Sharp
Wizard: The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla by Marc Seifer
Michael Owens and the Glass Industry by Quentin Skrabec

Political
The Art of Power by Jon Meacham (Thomas Jefferson)
Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow
The Kennedy Half Century by Larry Sabato
John Quincy Adams by Harlow Unger
Lincoln’s Battle with God by Stephen Mansfield
Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party and the Transformation of American Democracy by Sidney Miklis
Catherine the Great by Robert Massie
Edmund Burke: The First Conservative by Jesse Norman
The Envoy by Alex Kershaw (Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg)

Military
No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation Into War by David Kaiser
The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur by Mark Perry
Master of War: The Life of George H. Thomas by Benson Bobrick Bolivar: American Liberator by Maria Arana
Empire of the Moon by S.C. Gwynne
Hannibal: A Military Biography by Richard Gabriel

Arts
Called Out of Darkness: A Spiritual Confession by Anne Rice
Life, Love, Goethe by John Armstrong
I Remember Me by Carl Reiner

Pickford: The Woman Who Made Hollywood by Eileen Whitfield