Biography

A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is an account of a person's life, usually published in the form of a book or essay, or in some other form, such as a film.

Ike's Mystery Man: The Secret Lives of Robert Cutler
Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood
The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II
Why Religion?: A Personal Story
Bringing Down the Colonel: A Sex Scandal of the Gilded Age, and the "Powerless" Woman Who Took on Washington
Henry VIII and the men who made him: The secret history behind the Tudor throne
Welcome Home
Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of a Female Life on the Spectrum
Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow
Insomnia
Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom
Congratulations, Who Are You Again?
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
Rick Mercer Final Report
John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court
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    My Thoughts Exactly
    In Pieces
    Yes Please
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    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
    The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row
    My Squirrel Days
    Any Ordinary Day: What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life?
    Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets
    Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents
    D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944
    The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives
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    I regret that I didn’t realize that actually they’ve got no power over you at school — it’s all just a trick to indoctrinate you into being a conditioned, tame, placid citizen. Rebel, children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory.
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