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The Bookish Life of Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens is an award-winning American folk musician whose work has centered the lives and history of Black Americans.

11 Biographies About Comic Book Creators

In some cases, the real lives of comic creators are more complicated and intriguing than the characters they put on the page.

Who Was Octavia Butler?

Who was Octavia Butler? We look into her early life, literary bibliography, and fascinating facts about her life and writing approach.

Women Writing About Women: Must-Read Memoirs, Biographies, and Autobiographies

These fascinating stories of trailblazing women are written by women, from biographies to women telling their own stories, including My Beloved World by Sonya Sotomayor.

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

Check out these seven new literary biographies, covering three centuries and writers ranging from the ultra-famous to the relatively unknown.

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!