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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"

Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else
The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert
Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man
Playing to the Gods: Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, and the Rivalry that Changed Acting Forever
The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities
No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy: The Life of General James Mattis
Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's Lost Hero
Polka Dot Parade: A Book About Bill Cunningham
Henry Clay: The Man Who Would Be President
I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé
The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast
Now My Heart is Full: A Memoir
My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope
Driven: A White-Knuckled Ride to Heartbreak and Back
Godspeed: A Memoir
Walt's Imagination: The Life of Walt Disney

Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
His Favorite History Books: The Pulitzer-winning author of the new biography Thomas Jefferson picks his favorite works of historical scholarship.
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Paul Auster
Every life is inexplicable, I kept telling myself. No matter how many facts are told, no matter how many details are given, the essential thing resists telling. To say that so and so was born here and went there, that he did this and did that, that he married this woman and had these children, that he lived, that he died, that he left behind these books or this battle or that bridge – none of that tells us very much.
Paul Auster, The New York Trilogy

David McCullough
You've got to marinate your head, in that time and culture. You've got to become them." (Speaking about researching, and reading, and immersing yourself in History)
David McCullough, John Adams

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