Amy Poehler fans are sure to enjoy her first book, Yes Please, as well as the other books on this list.… More
Pakistani activist and author Malala Yousafzai, 17, on Friday became the award's youngest winner. She tells her story in I Am Malala.
Forty years ago, Caro "rewrote the rules of biography" with this book, according to the Daily Beast.
The annual MacArthur fellowsÂ have been announced, and as usual, reading about the winners is inspiring and even intimidating (statistical a… 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 and Steve Jobs.
Imagine that you are lured, captured, abducted, thrown into a cold basementÂ and left in an unknown environment for 10 years. You hope your … More
Celebrate Sir Edmund Hillary's 95th birthday by visiting your local library and checking out some mountaineering books.
Why risk alti… More
What is it like to live your life convincing people that your petty opinions are worth something? Luckily for us, it's easy to find out, bec… More
If you're like me, you know thatÂ summertime presents great opportunities to go to outdoor music concerts in this beautiful city. Since I'm … More
Movie version now in theaters.
Season 2 of Masters of Sex kicked off this week. Read more about Masters and Johnson from acclaimed biographer Maier.
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 Caged Bird Sings."
Oprah.com's Memoirs Too Powerful to Put Down
Angel of HarlemÂ by Kuwana Hausley is the biography of Dr. May Edward Chinn.Â She Â was the first African American woman to graduate from Co… More
Looking for your next great read? The 2014 Pulitzer winners were announced Monday.
Perhaps no writer in history avoided the pressÂ more than J. D. Salinger. David Shields and Shane Salerno have tackled the tough task of chr… More
There are so many amazing graphic novels out there these days,Â but did you know that some of them are trueÂ stories?Â IfÂ illustrated memoi… More
This month marks 40 years since the TV debut of Little House on the Prairie. Several stars have written about their time on the iconic show.