Biography

February’s Best Biographies & Memoirs

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February’s Best Biographies & Memoirs

Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier’s First Gunfighter, by Tom Clavin Is there anyone more closely associated with the mythology of...
January’s Best New Biographies & Memoirs

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January’s Best New Biographies & Memoirs

Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics, by Chris Christie Whatever your thoughts on our current...
9 Celebrity Memoirs for the True Fan on Your Gift List

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9 Celebrity Memoirs for the True Fan on Your Gift List

Modern celebrities come in many different forms, with many different types of fans. Each one of the memoirs below is by an icon in their respective field,...
6 Musical Memoirs for Fans of All Stripes

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6 Musical Memoirs for Fans of All Stripes

There are no fans like music fans, and this fall, several gorgeous new books have arrived in which some of the most iconic musical legends of our time (and...
November’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

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November’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

Becoming, by Michelle Obama The memoir of any first lady is a major publishing event, but Michelle Obama stands doubly apart as a uniquely consequential...
October’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

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October’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created, by Jane Leavy Everyone knows his name, but the specifics of the life and legacy of the 20th...
September’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

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September’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

In Pieces, by Sally Field For the first time, and with impressive literary style, Field reflects on a career that began with sitcoms in the ’60s and...
The Fascinating Life Stories of Robin Williams, Carrie Fisher, and More Iconic Personalities

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The Fascinating Life Stories of Robin Williams, Carrie Fisher, and More Iconic Personalities

Icons come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and backgrounds. Some are fascinating because of unique challenges and life stories, others by rising to the tops...
The Best Biographies and Memoirs of July

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of July

The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela, by Nelson Mandela, with Sahm Venter and Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela Jailed in 1962 for the crime of organizing against...
June’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

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June’s Best Biographies and Memoirs

The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House, by Ben Rhodes For eight years, Rhodes was the insider’s insider at the Obama White House,...
The Best Biographies and Memoirs of May

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The Best Biographies and Memoirs of May

Life After Darkness: Finding Healing and Happiness After the Cleveland Kidnappings, by Michelle Knight In 2013, Knight (now Lily Rose Lee) was freed, along...
Behind a Famous Brand Name, a Quiet Hero

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Behind a Famous Brand Name, a Quiet Hero

One day Tom Faley, a three-decade employee of Sargento, the food company known nationwide for its natural cheese, overheard a group of younger coworkers...

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