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The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography
4.17
really liked it
Mar 31, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
 
Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews
4.31
really liked it
Nov 15, 2016
Nov 10, 2016
 
Avid Reader: A Life
3.70
liked it
Sep 29, 2016
Jul 14, 2016
 
Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises
3.87
really liked it
Jun 25, 2016
Jun 22, 2016
 
The Lady with the Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire
3.55
really liked it
May 08, 2016
May 03, 2016
 
An Autobiography
4.27
it was amazing
Apr 17, 2016
Apr 12, 2016
 
At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
4.23
liked it
Apr 04, 2016
Mar 14, 2016
 
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life
4.22
it was amazing
Oct 14, 2016
Feb 28, 2016
 
Dimestore: A Writer's Life
3.87
really liked it
Apr 06, 2016
Dec 28, 2015
 
Hothouse: The Art of Survival and the Survival of Art at America's Most Celebrated Publishing House, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
3.49
liked it
Mar 17, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
 
My Mistake
3.54
it was amazing
Feb 25, 2015
Feb 13, 2015
 
Through a Glass Darkly: The Life of Patrick Hamilton
4.24
it was amazing
Nov 13, 2014
Jun 19, 2014
 
Charles Addams: A Cartoonist's Life
3.86
really liked it
May 13, 2014
May 04, 2014
 
Slipstream: A Memoir
3.89
it was amazing
Dec 24, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
 
Farther and Wilder: The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson
4.10
really liked it
Dec 24, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
 
The Monsters: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Frankenstein
4.01
really liked it
Oct 08, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
 
Private Demons: The Life of Shirley Jackson
4.00
really liked it
Apr 30, 2012
Apr 10, 2012
 
The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age
3.89
really liked it
Feb 23, 2012
Feb 08, 2012
 
A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
3.55
liked it
May 17, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
Dangerous Muse: The Life of Lady Caroline Blackwood
3.57
liked it
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
 
Reading My Father
3.69
really liked it
Jul 15, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
Townie
3.73
it was amazing
Mar 14, 2011
Jan 04, 2011
 
Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography
3.63
liked it
Jan 26, 2011
Dec 03, 2010
 
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer
4.10
liked it
Dec 10, 2010
Nov 05, 2010
 
Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?
4.10
liked it
Jul 08, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
 
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography
4.02
really liked it
Oct 04, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith
3.63
really liked it
Feb 17, 2010
Oct 06, 2009
 
This Boy's Life
3.98
really liked it
Jul 26, 2009
Jul 23, 2009
 
The Blue Hour: A Life of Jean Rhys
3.64
liked it
Mar 09, 2010
Jun 07, 2009
 
Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford: The Biography
3.48
liked it
Jan 16, 2009
Jan 09, 2009
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