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A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is an account of a person's life, usually published in the form of a book or essay, or in some other form, such as a film.

New Releases Tagged "Biography"

The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician's First Year
Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
Born with Teeth: A Memoir
The Folded Clock: A Diary
The Light of the World
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
On the Move: A Life
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives
Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes
A Fine Romance
Elena Vanishing
Capital Dames: the Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections
Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines
The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth
I Was a Child: A Memoir
And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side
My Journey with Maya
Hope and Other Luxuries: A Mother's Life with a Daughter's Anorexia
Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker
Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West
Motorcycles I've Loved: A Memoir
How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood
The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop
Out Came the Sun: Overcoming the Legacy of Mental Illness, Addiction, and Suicide in My Family
Michelle Obama: A Life
The Sky Painter: Louis Fuertes, Bird Artist
Whatever... Love is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves
Enormous Smallness: A Story of E. E. Cummings
The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland
How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem
Billy Martin: Baseball's Flawed Genius
Universal Man: The Lives of John Maynard Keynes
Audrey and Bill: A Romantic Biography of Audrey Hepburn and William Holden
Small Wonders: Jean-Henri Fabre and His World of Insects
Trombone Shorty
Real Moms
Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army
The Rainman's Third Cure: An Irregular Education
Another Little Piece of My Heart: My Life of Rock and Revolution in the '60s
The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
Elvis: The Story of the Rock and Roll King
John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall
First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women
Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism
John Green: Star Author, Vlogbrother, and Nerdfighter
The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
The Slippers' Keeper
Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader
What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir
The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous Assassination
Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter
An Uncomplicated Life: A Father's Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter
A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life
Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer
All Who Go Do Not Return
Every Day I Fight
King John and the Road to Magna Carta
I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son
In Mary's Garden
Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President
A Death on Diamond Mountain: A True Story of Obsession, Madness, and the Path to Enlightenment
Just Kids from the Bronx: Telling It the Way It Was: An Oral History
Words Without Music: A Memoir
Stalin's Daughter
Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth
Confucius: And the World He Created
Peaceful Neighbor: Discovering the Countercultural Mister Rogers
Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life
Bad Behaviour
Elon Musk: Inventing the Future
Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower
Exploring Calvin and Hobbes: An Exhibition Catalogue
Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard & Art & the '70s & the '80s
Kidnapped By Nuns: And Other Stories of a Life on the Radio
Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Underground Abductor (An Abolitionist Tale about Harriet Tubman)
James Merrill: Life and Art
The Sea Mark: Captain John Smith's Voyage to New England
Capitol Revolution: The Rise of the McMahon Wrestling Empire
Confessions Of A Heretic: The Sacred And The Profane: Behemoth And Beyond
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music
King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta
Bird & Diz
Breakthrough: How One Teen Innovator Is Changing the World
Mama Maggie: The Untold Story of One Woman's Mission to Love the Forgotten Children of Egypt's Garbage Slums
Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog
I've Always Kept a Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny
Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name: My Story from First Pitch to Game Changer
This Strange Wilderness: The Life and Art of John James Audubon
The Amazing Discoveries of Ibn Sina
Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad and Revolutionized Humor in America
Courtships of the Prophets
Ray Davies: A Complicated Life
The Boy Who Carried Bricks -- A True Story of Survival
The Original Cowgirl: The Wild Adventures of Lucille Mulhall
Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who

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Rebecca Skloot The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
In The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a science writer describes how one woman's cells—taken without her knowledge—enabled years of biomedical breakthroughs.
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Mark Twain
What a wee little part of a person's life are his acts and his words! His real life is led in his head, and is known to none but himself. All day long, the mill of his brain is grinding, and his thoughts, not those of other things, are his history. These are his life, and they are not written. Everyday would make a whole book of 80,000 words -- 365 books a year. Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man -- the biography of the man himself cannot be written.
Mark Twain

Jon Krakauer
Two years he walks the earth. No phone, no pool, no pets, no cigarettes. Ultimate freedom. An extremist. An aesthetic voyager whose home is the road. Escaped from Atlanta. Thou shalt not return, 'cause "the West is the best." And now after two rambling years comes the final and greatest adventure. The climactic battle to kill the false being within and victoriously conclude the spiritual pilgrimage. Ten days and nights of freight trains and hitchhiking bring him to the Great White North. No long ...more
Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

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