Peter Kurth

Wendy L...
130 books | 198 friends

Mary Davis
1 book | 22 friends

18 books | 56 friends

Helen E...
68 books | 12 friends

166 books | 39 friends

19 books | 386 friends

327 books | 42 friends

Jane Am...
1 book | 6 friends

More friends…

Peter is following 9 people

Peter Kurth

Goodreads Author


in Tulsa, Oklahoma, The United States


twitter username


member since
September 2012

About this author

PETER KURTH is the author of "Anastasia: The Riddle of Anna Anderson," "American Cassandra: The Life of Dorothy Thompson," "Tsar: The Lost World of Nicholas and Alexandra," and "Isadora: A Sensational Life," and co-author (with Eleanor Lanahan) of "Zelda: An Intimate Portrait." His work has appeared in Vanity Fair, Condé Nast Traveler, Forbes FYI, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Observer, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, and

Peter Kurth lives in Vermont.

Average rating: 4.12 · 1,940 ratings · 111 reviews · 7 distinct works · Similar authors
Tsar: The Lost World of Nic...
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 1,132 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Anastasia: The Riddle of An...
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 644 ratings — published 1983 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Isadora: A Sensational Life
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
American Cassandra: The Lif...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1990 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Im Schatten Victor Adlers: ...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1998
Rate this book
Clear rating
Zelda, an Illustrated Life:...
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1996
Rate this book
Clear rating
Zelda: An Illustrated Life:...
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1996
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Peter Kurth…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Peter's Recent Updates

Peter Kurth is now friends with Ruth Feldman
Peter Kurth added
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
by J.K. Rowling
recommended to Peter Kurth by:
Rate this book
Clear rating
deleted update
Peter Kurth added a photo
Peter Kurth added Goodreads to his Facebook Timeline
Goodreads for Timeline
Add your books to Timeline!
learn more
Peter Kurth is now following Walkuere's reviews
More of Peter's books…
45339 Imprinted Lives: imaginative biography — 118 members — last activity Dec 24, 2014 01:23PM
Literature crafting the annals of history. "The enthusiasm of a woman's love is even beyond the biographer's." Jane Austen.
616 Memoirs and Biographies We Love — 1244 members — last activity 22 hours, 17 min ago
A place to share memoirs, biographies, autobiographies (and maybe even fiction-based-in-reality) that you have enjoyed!
16765 Between the Wars — 146 members — last activity Jul 30, 2012 02:46PM
The purpose of this group is to create a list of books about or set during the 1920s and 1930s. This includes fiction and history as well as biographi ...more
25x33 Biography — 17 members — last activity Sep 04, 2014 03:09PM
A group for avid readers and writers of biography
16653 Biographies & Memoirs of Other Generations — 96 members — last activity Feb 14, 2013 11:28AM
A place to share our favourite books about people who mostly made their mark pre-1960. Please add yours to the list! And please do comment on your favo ...more
More of Peter’s groups…

No comments have been added yet.