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* ''Literature/HaveANiceDayATaleOfBloodAndSweatsocks''. The first autobiography of {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er Wrestling/MickFoley, written entirely by Mick himself in longhand.
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* ''Literature/WhereAmINowTrueStoriesOfGirlhoodAndAccidentalFame'' - an autobiography by FormerChildStar Creator/MaraWilson.




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* "ComicBook/AmericanSplendor" is an Autobiographical comics about mundane life events of Cleveland file clerk Harvey Pekar.

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* ''Literature/WilliamShatnerAndLeonardNimoyReadFourScienceFictionClassics'':
The back of the 1994 audio cassette case and the back of the 1979 sleeves of the original vinyl records have short blurbs about the narrators:
** Creator/WilliamShatner starred as James T. Kirk in ''Franchise/StarTrek'', directed feature films and acted in ''Theatre/AShotInTheDark'', as well as authoring ''Literature/StarTrekMemories'' and other science fiction stories.
** Creator/LeonardNimoy starred as Spock in ''Franchise/StarTrek'' and as Paris in ''Series/MissionImpossible'', acted in films like ''Film/TheBalcony'' and ''Film/{{Deathwatch}}'', as well as hosting ''Series/InSearchOf'' and director of several other feature films.

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** ''Literature/RobertSilverbergPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStories1964'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the fifteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/RobertSilverberg's perspective.


* ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsGreatScienceFictionStoriesOf1940'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the sixteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.

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** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsGreatScienceFictionStoriesOf1939'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the twenty best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
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''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsGreatScienceFictionStoriesOf1940'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the sixteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume031941'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the seventeen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume041942'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the thirteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume051943'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the twelve best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume061944'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the thirteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume071945'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the fourteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume081946'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the sixteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume091947'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the fourteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
** ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsTheGreatScienceFictionStoriesVolume101948'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the sixteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's
perspective.


* ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsGreatSFStories1940'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the sixteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.

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* ''Literature/TheLanguageOfLiteratureGrade6'': Many, but not all, of the stories in this textbook also contain "About the Author" sections to share additional background information for the reader.
* ''Literature/IsaacAsimovPresentsGreatSFStories1940'': Each story is prefaced by a short description of why this story (from this author) was chosen to represent one of the sixteen best stories of the year along with a paragraph from Creator/IsaacAsimov's perspective.
* Creator/IsaacAsimov:
** ''Literature/Opus100'': The first autobiography published by Dr Asimov, this book focuses on his journey as a writer; his earliest attempts at storytelling, to his first few novels, to his most recent efforts as both a ScienceFiction writer, and a writer of [[NonFiction science fact]]. This novel takes its name from being the one hundredth book he published.
** ''Literature/TheEarlyAsimov'': This {{Anthology}} is an autobiographical account of Dr Asimov's first eleven years of professional publication. It's the second biographical account he wrote, and he focused on his interactions with the great editor Creator/JohnWCampbell.



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* ''Literature/OnTheLifeAndCharacterOfJuliusAgricola'' is a biography of UsefulNotes/JuliusAgricola, a Roman Governor of Britain and a General during the Year of Four Emperors.

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* The ''Literature/VitaNuova'' is largely a prose account by Creator/DanteAlighieri explaining the historical circumstances behind the love poetry included in the collection.


-> ''I am not writing history but biography, and the most outstanding exploits do not always have the property of revealing the goodness or badness of the agent; often, in fact, a casual action, the odd phrase, or a jest reveals character better than the battles...I must be allowed to devote more time to those aspects which indicate a person's mind and to use these to portray the life of each of my subjects, while leaving their major exploits and battles to others.''

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-> ''I ->''"I am not writing history but biography, and the most outstanding exploits do not always have the property of revealing the goodness or badness of the agent; often, in fact, a casual action, the odd phrase, or a jest reveals character better than the battles...I must be allowed to devote more time to those aspects which indicate a person's mind and to use these to portray the life of each of my subjects, while leaving their major exploits and battles to others.''"''

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* ''Literature/{{Confessions}}'' is the first known auto-biography and details the events from Augustine's birth (he had to extrapolate what that was like from other infants) to his ultimate conversion to UsefulNotes/{{Christianity}} in his mid-thirties.

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* Creator/MartinHGreenberg had such a focus on where the next book was coming from, the only record he made of his life was in the form of a bibliography, ''[[Literature/IHaveAnIdeaForABook I Have an Idea for a Book...]]''. It includes the various books/anthologies he had edited and assembled with the help of skilled authors.


* [[ImperialGermany Imperial German]] soldier Creator/ErnstJunger's seminal UsefulNotes/WorldWarI memoir ''[[Literature/StormOfSteel Storm of Steel]]'', which details what life in the trenches was like for the average grunt.

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* [[ImperialGermany [[UsefulNotes/ImperialGermany Imperial German]] soldier Creator/ErnstJunger's seminal UsefulNotes/WorldWarI memoir ''[[Literature/StormOfSteel Storm of Steel]]'', which details what life in the trenches was like for the average grunt.

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-> ''I am not writing history but biography, and the most outstanding exploits do not always have the property of revealing the goodness or badness of the agent; often, in fact, a casual action, the odd phrase, or a jest reveals character better than the battles...I must be allowed to devote more time to those aspects which indicate a person's mind and to use these to portray the life of each of my subjects, while leaving their major exploits and battles to others.''
-->-- '''Plutarch''', ''Life of Alexander''

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