A biography is the story of a person's life in the words of another person, while an autobiography is the story of a person's life in his own words. A biography is typically written in third person, while an autobiography is typically written in first person.Know More
While an autobiography is usually written by the subject instead of another writer, some individuals hire a writer to assist with the document. Usually, this results in a dual by-line that includes both names.
Some of the most famous autobiographies include "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank, "Night" by Ellie Wiesel and "Long Walk to Freedom" by Nelson Mandela. Famous biographies include "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson, "John Adams" by David McCullough and "Team of Rivals: The Political Genious of Abraham Lincoln" by Doris Kearns Goodwin.Learn more in Non-fiction
Helen Keller's published books include "The Story of My Life," "Optimism," "The World I Live In," "The Song of the Stone Wall," "Out of the Dark," "My Religion," "Midstream," "My Later Life," "Peace at Eventide," "Helen Keller in Scotland," "Helen Keller's Journal," "Let Us Have Faith," "Teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy" and "The Open Door." "The Story of My Life," her autobiography, was translated into 50 languages.Full Answer >
A biography must cover the accounts of a person's life in the third-person. The biography can cover the subject's entire life or a distinct portion.Full Answer >
Paul E. Williams was born in 1939 in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a member of the soul music group the Temptations. He was married to Mary Agnes, had six children and died in 1973 in Detroit, Michigan, from a gunshot wound.Full Answer >
Kareena Kapoor in an Indian actress best known for appearing in numerous successful Bollywood films. Kapoor is one of Bollywood's highest-paid actors and is known for playing a wide range of roles, from romantic comedies and crime dramas to Shakespearean adaptations.Full Answer >