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.

The World As It Is: Inside the Obama White House
Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival
Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude
Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency
Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life
Room to Dream
House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery
The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family
My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie
Call Me American: A Memoir
Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse
Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis
Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope: Kerry Kennedy in Conversation with Heads of State, Business Leaders, Influencers, and Activists about Her Father's Impact on Their Lives

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    Everything I Know About Love
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    Into the Wild
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