This month, we’re focusing on the biography section of the library. Among the 100 featured titles include the critically acclaimed works of Joan Didion, Robert A. Caro, and Ron Chernow, the engaging travelogues of Frances Mayes and Cheryl Strayed, Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel memoirs, and the evocative stories of performance artist Marina Abramovic and country […]
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Right now, your patrons are probably playing their favorite holiday albums on repeat, but come January they’ll need some new music. Check out these memoirs, biographies, and more that will help inspire them. Click for More Books that Feature an Alternative to Holiday Music.
We’ve rounded up the hottest biographies, memoirs, and ruminations on some of music’s biggest names, from Jay-Z to David Bowie. Click to Rock Out with More Books.
These aren’t your high school history books. With rich, fascinating detail, these history books tell the stories of some of the most interesting people and events of all time. Because sometimes, the truth is stranger, and more incredible, than fiction. The Apache Wars by Paul Andrew Hutton In the tradition of Empire of the Summer […]
In celebration of De Niro: A Life, the newly released biography of the iconic actor, I’m reminiscing over my favorite De Niro movie. I’m a huge fan of Cape Fear, though I have yet to read to book. Shhhh, don’t tell anyone! What’s your favorite De Niro movie? A book like no other about one […]
A high profile publicity campaign will have your patrons eagerly adding their names to your holds list for 41 by George W. Bush! The Today Show; CBS Face The Nation and Sunday Morning; Fox News Channel programs: Hannity and Greta Van Susteren; a Parade magazine cover story; and a USA Today article are just the beginning of […]
Congrats go out to Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith for making NPR’s The Lives Of Geniuses: Five Brilliant Biographies List with their book Van Gogh: A Life! More than a decade in the writing, this is the first definitive biography of one of the world’s most popular artists. The author team that wrote Jackson […]