This frank and fascinating account is the first major biography of Bill Cosby, whose Cliff Huxtable came to … More
Forty years ago, Caro "rewrote the rules of biography" with this book, according to the Daily Beast.
The annual MacArthur fellows have been announced, and as usual, reading about the winners is inspiring and e… More
Check out the book companion to the new Ken Burns documentary series, coming to PBS and DVD this month.
In honor of the passing of biographer Penelope Niven, we recommend her book Carl Sandburg: A Biography.
Celebrate International Left-Handers Day with biographies of these famous lefties, including President Obama… More
Imagine that you are lured, captured, abducted, thrown into a cold basement and left in an unknown environme… More
Celebrate Sir Edmund Hillary's 95th birthday by visiting your local library and checking out some mounta… More
What is it like to live your life convincing people that your petty opinions are worth something? Luckily fo… More
If you're like me, you know that summertime presents great opportunities to go to outdoor music concerts in … More
Movie version now in theaters.
Season 2 of Masters of Sex kicked off this week. Read more about Masters and Johnson from acclaimed biograph… More
The man who inspired the book (and soon the movie) Unbroken has passed at 97.
This new award from Biographers International Organization (BIO) celebrates the best in biography publishing.… More
Angelica Huston's new memoir
The legendary poet, novelist, actress and activist wrote a series of memoirs, including "I Know Why the… More
Oprah.com's Memoirs Too Powerful to Put Down
Angel of Harlem by Kuwana Hausley is the biography of Dr. May Edward Chinn. She was the first African Ameri… More
Looking for your next great read? The 2014 Pulitzer winners were announced Monday.
Here are some of the top biographies and memoirs of 2013 according to sources such as: Amazon, NPR,… More