Biography New Releases

A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is a non-fictional account of a person's life. Biographies are written by an author who is not the subject/focus of the book.

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Autobiography
Memoir
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New Releases Tagged "Biography"

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The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos
Crying in H Mart
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
World Travel: An Irreverent Guide
The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
Broken Horses
Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR
Sensational: The Hidden History of America's “Girl Stunt Reporters”
Everything Is Fine
My Broken Language: A Memoir
Buses Are a Comin': Memoir of a Freedom Rider
Blow Your House Down: A Story of Family, Feminism, and Treason
The Hard Crowd: Essays 2000-2020
I'm in Seattle, Where Are You?: A Memoir
The Third Pole: Mystery, Obsession, and Death on Mount Everest
Ask Iwata: Words of Wisdom from Satoru Iwata, Nintendo's Legendary CEO
Why She Wrote: A Graphic History of the Lives, Inspiration, and Influence Behind the Pens of Classic Women Writers
Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America's First Frontier
Philip Roth: The Biography
How Y'all Doing?: Misadventures and Mischief from a Life Well Lived
Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power
Heart of Fire: An Immigrant Daughter's Story
My Rock 'n' Roll Friend
Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space
Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist Mavynee Betsch
The People's Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art
Shaped by Her Hands: Potter Maria Martinez
The Stars Beckoned: Edward White's Amazing Walk in Space
The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race
Come Fly the World: The Jet-Age Story of the Women of Pan Am
The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free
Girlhood
Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred
The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights
A History of Scars: A Memoir
Amoralman: A True Story and Other Lies
You're Leaving When?: Adventures in Downward Mobility
A Matter of Death and Life
Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction
Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union
Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight
To the Greatest Heights: Facing Danger, Finding Humility, and Climbing a Mountain of Truth
Every Day Is a Gift: A Memoir
Walking Toward Peace: The True Story of a Brave Woman Called Peace Pilgrim
Paul Robeson: No One Can Silence Me
Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke
Spilt Milk: Memoirs
Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York
Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers
Mixed Plate: Chronicles of an All-American Combo
Grace & Steel: Dorothy, Barbara, Laura, and the Women of the Bush Dynasty
Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer
Send a Girl!: The True Story of How Women Joined the FDNY
Secrets of the Sea: The Story of Jeanne Power, Revolutionary Marine Scientist
Mary Anning
The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation
Churchill & Son
June Almeida, Virus Detective!: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus
Headstrong Hallie!: The Story of Hallie Morse Daggett, the First Female "Fire Guard"
Banksy Graffitied Walls and Wasn't Sorry.
A Plan for the People: Nelson Mandela’s Hope for His Nation
Game, Set, Sisters!: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

Betty Mahmoody
Sé que mi familia es así pero este silencio me pesa. Tengo la impresión de tener millones de cosas que decir que, en el fondo, no interesan a nadie. Me viene a la memoria lo que decían los supervivientes de los campos de la última guerra al volver a su hogar: las pesadillas no se cuentan. Los demás no imaginan este género de pesadillas. Se instala, entre ellos y nosotras, una especie de statu quo que parece decir: ‘Estás aquí, se acabó, no hablemos más de ello.
Betty Mahmoody, For the Love of a Child

Gil Scott-Heron
Because I always feel like running Not away, because there is no such place Because if there was, I would have found it by now Because it's easier to run, Easier than staying and finding out you're the only one who didn't run Because running will be the way your life and mine will be described, As in "the long run" Or as in having "given someone a run for his money" Or as in "running out of time" Because running makes me look like everyone else, though I hope there will never be cause for that B ...more
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