Biography genre books (4)


1.

Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas by Machado de Assis EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Recommended: 13 Jun 2022

2.

The Diary of “Helena Morley” by Helena Morley EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Description:
Originally published in 1942 under the title Minha Vida de Menina—Portuguese meaning “My Life as a Little Girl or “Young Girl”—this book is a diary that was kept by the author, Helena Morley (pseudonym of Alice Dayrell Caldeira Brant), when she was between the ages of twelve and fifteen (1893-1895), and living in Diamantina, a small diamond mining town in southeastern Brazil. The little girl describes her homework, her love of parades and dresses, her father who could scarcely make a living in the mines, and her most beloved grandmother. The diary was admired by French Novelist Georges Bernano... continue
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022

3.

The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara EN

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Description:
The book of the popular movie STARRING GAEL GARCIA BERNAL NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The young Che Guevara's lively and highly entertaining travel diary, now a popular movie and a New York Times bestseller. This new, expanded edition features exclusive, unpublished photos taken by the 23-year-old Ernesto on his journey across a continent, and a tender preface by Aleida Guevara, offering an insightful perspective on the man and the icon. "A journey, a number of journeys. Ernesto Guevara in search of adventure, Ernesto Guevara in search of America, Ernesto Guevara in search of Che. On this ... continue
Recommended: 11 Jan 2018

4.
To Sir with Love

To Sir with Love by Edward Ricardo Braithwaite EN

Rating: 4     17 Votes
Description:
Candidly describes the problems overcome by this Black teacher in teaching distrustful, rebellious teenagers in a London slum school.
Recommended: 17 Nov 2022


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