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The Princess Diarist

The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher

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The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher's intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what...


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Memories of the high life, heart surgery and a Homer odyssey move The Guardian writer Kathryn Hughes:


The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983 – 1992

The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983 – 1992

Tina Brown

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The Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman barely out of her twenties who arrives in...


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The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist

The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist

Marcus Rediker

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The Fearless Benjamin Lay chronicles the transatlantic life and times of a singular and astonishing...


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An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son and an Epic

Daniel Mendelsohn

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From the best-selling author of 'The Lost', a deeply moving tale of a father, a son and the lessons...

The Unwomanly Face of War

The Unwomanly Face of War

Svetlana Alexievich, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

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The long-awaited translation of the classic oral history of Soviet women's experiences in the Second...

Hunger

Hunger

Roxane Gay

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'I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the...


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Maya Lin Thinking With Her Hands by Susan Goldman Rubin is a fantastic, well illustrated biography. The biography talks about different projects of Maya Lin's.
  
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Queenbee (6 KP) created a poll

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What is your desert island book

Biography

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Fashion mag

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Rufus Wainwright recommended Madame de Pompadour in Books (curated)

 
Madame de Pompadour
Madame de Pompadour
Nancy Mitford | 1954 | Biography, History & Politics
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"An incredible biography by an incredible woman about another incredible woman"

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George Washington the man who would not be king
George Washington the man who would not be king
Stephen krensky | 1991 | Biography
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This is the biography of George Washington as written for children & young adults.
  
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What is your favorite genre?

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Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo
Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo
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"This artist biography is a must-read for artist biography lovers. Frida fills the whole book with her fierce energy, talent and tenacity. Her struggles were so severe, and yet she brought so much joy. I found her philosophies of life very inspirational."

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Erica Jong recommended Home Before Dark in Books (curated)

 
Home Before Dark
Home Before Dark
Riley Sager | 2020 | Mystery, Thriller
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"A wonderful biography of a father by a daughter who is just discovering who her father was."

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Kim Gordon recommended Becoming Westerly in Books (curated)

 
Becoming Westerly
Becoming Westerly
Jamie Brisick | 2015 | Biography, LGBTQ+
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"Jamie’s book is a biography of a famous Australian surfer who’s transgender, man to woman, and still surfs"

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