#biographies

Environmentalist Heroes: 5 Biographies and Memoirs

Get inspired by these great nonfiction books about environmentalists who have advocated to preserve and protect the natural world, including titles like Unbowed by Wangari Maathi.

11 Great Biographies of U.S. Suffragists

Get to know, and take inspiration from, some of the leaders of the women's suffrage movement with these biographies about U.S. suffragists.

5 Biographies of Women Politicians You Need To Read Now

Get to know some trailblazing, history-making political figures through these inspiring biographies of women politicians.

40+ Celebrity Books You Should Read This Year

From celebrity memoirs to books about fictional celebrities, these are the best celebrity books that will fuel your reading interest for months.

A Brief History of Presidential Autobiographies

Presidential autobiographies have a long history, but their role is changing. Retrospective memoirs are giving way to campaign bios.

8 Books About Judy Garland to Read After Seeing JUDY

The film JUDY follows the life of one of the most iconic actors of classic film. Want to know more about her? Check out these books about Judy Garland.

13 Nonfiction Books About Real, Live Librarians

Librarians are the heart of book culture. So read a book about a librarian! Click for 13 nonfiction books about librarians who will knock your socks off.

Reconsidering the Life of Oscar Wilde in Four New Works

Royal Cousins: Books About Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I to Read Before the New Movie

Mary Stuart and Elizabeth Tudor were cousins, fellow queens, and rivals. These books about Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I are perfect for your TBR.

3 Biographies to Celebrate Madeleine L’Engle’s 100th Birthday

Happy birthday, L'Engle! If you want to get to know the author of A WRINKLE IN TIME, check out these three biographies about Madeline L'Engle.

Excellent Biographies On Audio I’ve Listened To In 2017

Looking to get acquainted with Mara Wilson, Trevor Noah, and more people with interesting stories to tell? Listen to these excellent biographies on audio.

The Presidential Biography Challenge

One reader decides to read a biography of every American president.

Genre Kryptonite: Non-Fiction For Fiction Lovers

The Lives of Janis Joplin

20 Biographies We’ll Want to Read in 40 Years