#biography

7 Graphic Biographies and Memoirs for Your Learning Pleasure

Feel like something's missing from those massive biographies? Maybe it was illustration. Check out these graphic biographies and memoirs.

Adapting Adult Books for Young Readers

Get to know the processes and reasoning behind adapting adult books for young readers through expert insights and recent conversations.

Why Artemisia Gentileschi Is The Feminist Hero We Need Right Now

A new graphic novel is part of the increasing movement to elevate 16th-century painter Artemisia Gentileschi to her rightful place as a Renaissance master.

7 Great New Literary Biographies for Your TBR

50 Must-Read Biographies

Find your next favorite biography with this list of 50 must-read best biographies featuring people from literature, science, history, and more.

5 New Biographies About Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley's masterpiece Frankenstein was published 200 years ago. Learn more about her fascinating life and work in these new books for young and old!

50 Must-Read Books About Actors

Theater nerds, this one's for you. Find memoirs, how-tos, histories, fiction, and more in these must-read books about actors.

25 Biographical Picture Books For National Women’s History Month

Biographical picture books about women in STEM fields, the arts, and social justice, for Women's History Month (or anytime).

44 Presidential Biographies to Add to Your Reading List

Ready to dive into history and learn more about the forty-four men who have ruled over these United (and sometimes not-so-united) States? Check out these definitive presidential biographies.

Reading Alice Austen, Lesbian Photographer

The life and essential readings on Alice Austen, a lesbian photographer from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

7 Books for Those Born to Rock

Are you ready to rock? Be inspired and entertained by these 7 non-fiction books about rock legends.

Don’t Read Your Heroes

Q: When is reading about people you love not all that great? A: When those people have done some pretty despicable things.

100 Must-Read Musician Memoirs and Biographies

Excellent memoirs and biographies of musicians from every genre of music!

3 Shirley Jackson Releases to Celebrate Her 100th Birthday

New editions of Shirley Jackson's work and a new biography, just in time for her birthday!

Why We Need Young Memoirists

In defense of young people writing memoirs.