Some biographical books about famous businessmen include "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson, "How Dell Does It" by Steven Holzner and "Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist" by Roger Lowenstein. Other well-known autobiographies are "The Martha Rules" by Martha Stewart and "Losing My Virginity" by Richard Branson.
Highly recommended biographies of people behind established brands are "Sam Walton: Made in America" by Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, and "Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time" by Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks. Such biographical books usually detail how entrepreneurs, inventors or small business owners built their multimillion-dollar empires from the ground up. These books also contain valuable advice and inspirational stories from seasoned business leaders.