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Sometime in February 2010, after becoming frustrated by the process of  choosing one book out of the 146,400 books at the library, I decided on an easier way to make my book selections.  The A. K. Smiley Public Library has a wonderful biography section located in the basement.  The books are sorted in alphabetical order by the last name of the subject.  So, I started with "AAA," and after I finish each book, I return to the stacks and move down to the next biography that grabs my attention.  After 6 1/2 years I finally reached the end of the alphabetical line.  In August 2016 I started reading the biographies of each U. S. President and one year later I had read biographies of all 44 past Presidents.  A book about Trump is still being written.  Now I'm back to the alphabetical process of book selection for the second round.

On June 19, 2020 I read Pioneer Girl by Laura Ingalls Wilder, my 500th biography.

Subject | Title | Author

Adams, Abigail | Abigail Adams | Woody Holton
Adams, Ansel | An Autobiography | Self
Adams, John | John Adams | David McCullough
Adams, John Quincy | John Quincy Adams: American Visionary | Fred Kaplan
Adams, Samuel | Samuel Adams: Father of the American Revolution | Mark Puls
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud | The Secret History of Iran's Radical Leader | Kasra Naji
Albert, Prince | Prince Albert: The Man who Saved the Monarchy | A. N. Wilson
Alcott, Louisa May | Louisa May Alcott: A Personal Biography | Susan Cheever
Alexander the Great | Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods | Alan Fildes, Joann Fletcher
Angelou, Maya | I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings | Self
Anthony, Susan B. | Susan B. Anthony: A Biography of a Singular Feminist | Kathleen Barry
Appleseed, Johnny | Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, American Story | Howard Means
Aristotle | Introducing Aristotle | Rupert Woodfin and Judy Groves
Arnold, Benedict | The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold | Clare Brandt
Arthur, Chester Alan | Chester Alan Arthur | Zachary Karabell
Audubon, John James | John James Audubon: The Making of an American | Richard Rhodes
Augustus | The Life of Rome's First Emperor | Anthony Everitt
Autry, Gene | Public Cowboy No. 1 | Holly George-Warren
Baker, Josephine | Josephine - The Hungry Heart | Jean-Claude Baker & Chris Chase
Baldwin, Lucky | Lucky Baldwin: The Story of an Unconventional | C. B. Glasscock
Ball, Lucille | I Loved Lucy | Lee Tannen
Banks, Dennis | Ojibwa Warrior | Dennis Banks with Richard Erdoes
Barbie, Klaus | The Butcher of Lyon | Brendan Murphy
Barger, Sonny | Hell's Angels | Self
Barnum, Phineas Taylor (P.T.) | Barnum: An American Life | Robert Wilson
Bartali, Gino | Road to Valor | Aili and Andres McConnon
Battey, Thomas C. | The Life and Adventures of a Quaker Among the Indians | Self
Beecher, Henry Ward | The Most Famous Man in America | Debby Applegate
Bell, Alexander Graham | Genius at Work | Dorothy Harley Eber
Benedict XVI | The Rise of Benedict XVI | John L. Allen, Jr.
Benny, Jack | Sunday Nights at Seven | Joan Benny
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo | Bernini: His Life and His Rome | Franco Mormando
Berra, Yogi | Ten Rings - My Championship Seasons | Self
Bertinelli, Valerie | Losing It, One Pound at a Time | Self
Billy the Kid | The Endless Ride | Michael Wallis
bin Laden, Osama | The Osama bin Laden I Know | Peter L. Bergen
Blackstone, Harry | Blackstone: A Magician's Life | Daniel Waldron
Blair, Tony | The Making of a World Leader | Phillip Stephens
Blanc, Mel | That's Not All Folks! | Self
Bogart, Humphrey | A Life in Hollywood | Jeffrey Meyers
Bolivar, Simon | A Life | John Lynch
Boone, Daniel | A Biography | Robert Morgan
Borman, Martin | Aftermath | Ladislas Farago
Boswell, James Griffin II | The King of California | Mark Arax and Rick Wartzman
Bowen, James | A Street Cat Named Bob | Self
Boyd, Pattie | Wonderful Tonight | Self
Bradbury, Ray | The Bradbury Chronicles | Sam Weller
Brando, Marlon | An Unauthorized Biography | Charles Higham
Braun, Eva | Eva Braun: Life with Hitler | Heike B. Görtemaker
Breceda, Ricardo | Ricardo Breceda: Accidental Artist | Diana Lindsay
Brinkley, David | Brinkley's Beat | Self
Brokaw, Tom | A Long Way from Home | Self
Brown, Helen Gurley | I'm Wild Again! | Self
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett | A Biography | Margaret Forster
Bruno, Giordano | The Pope and the Heretic | Michael White
Bryan, William Jennings | A Godly Hero | Michael Kazin
Buchanan, James | James Buchanan | Jean H. Baker
Buddha (Dalai Lama) | Man - Monk - Mystic | Mayank Chhaya
Bundy, Ted | The Stranger Beside Me | Ann Rule
Burbank, Luther | A Gardner Touched with Genius | Peter Dreyer
Burnham, Frederick Russell | A Splendid Savage | Steve Kemper
Burns, Fritz B. | F. B. Burns & the Development of Los Angeles | James Thomas Keane
Burns, George | The Hundred Year Dash | Martin Gottfried
Burns, Helen | Queen of the Salton Sea | Donna Burns Kennedy & William Linehan
Burr, Aaron | Fallen Founder, The Life of Aaron Burr | Nancy Isenberg
Burroughs, Edgar Rice | Tarzan Forever | John Taliaferro
Bush, George H. W. | My Father, My President | Koch, Doro Bush
Bush, George W. | Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk | Maureen Dowd
Bush, George W. | George W. Bush | James Mann
Button, Jemmy | Savage: The Life and Times of Jemmy Button | Nick Hazelwood
Byron, Lord (George Gordon) | Byron, Life and Legend | Fiona MacCarthy
Caesar, Julius | Caesar, Life of a Colossus | Adrian Goldsworthy
Calamity Jane | The Woman and the Legend | James D. McLaird
Callas, Maria | An Intimate Biography | Anne Edwards
Capone, Al | Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend | Deirdre Bair
Capote, Truman | In Which Various Friends, Enemies,....... | George Plimpton
Caravaggio | M: The Man Who Became Caravaggio | Peter Robb
Carnegie, Andrew | Andrew Carnegie | David Nasaw
Carnegie, Dale | Self-Help Messiah | Steven Watts
Carney, Art | Art Carney: A Biography | Michael Seth Starr
Carr, Emily | Emily Carr:The Untold Story | Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher
Carson, Johnny | Here's Johnny! | Ed McMahon
Carson, Kit | Kit Carson: Folk Hero and Man | Noel B. Gerson
Carson, Rachel | On a Farther Shore | William Souder
Carter, Jimmy | From Plains to Postpresidency | Peter G. Bourne
Carter, Rubin "Hurricane" | Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter | James S. Hirsch
Caruso, Enrico | The Great Caruso, A Biography | Michael Scott
Casanova, Giacomo | Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius | Laurence Bergreen
Cassatt, Mary | Mary Cassatt: A Life | Nancy Mowll Matthews
Cassidy, Butch | Butch Cassidy: Beyond the Grave | W. C. Jameson
Castro, Fidel | The Real Fidel Castro | Leycester Coltman
Cervantes, Miguel de | No Ordinary Man | Donald P. McCrory
Champlain, Samuel de | Champlain's Dream | David Hackett Fischer
Chaplin, Charlie | Chaplin: A Life | Stephen Weissman, M.D.
Charles, Prince | The Prince of Wales: A Biography | Jonathan Dimblely
Chaucer, Geoffrey | Chaucer | Peter Ackroyd
Chavez, Cesar | The Fight in the Fields | Susan Ferriss & Ricardo Sandoval
Cheney, Dick | Cheney: The Untold Story of America's Most.... | Stephen F. Hayes
Chiang Kai-Shek | China's Generalissimo and the Nation He Lost | Jonathon Fenby
Child, Julia | Appetite for Life | Noel Riley Fitch
Chopin, Fryderyk | Pianist from Warsaw | William G. Atwood
Christie, Agatha | The Woman and Her Mysteries | Gillian Gill
Churchill, Winston | Churchill: A Biography | Roy Jenkins
Ciano, Edda Mussolini | My Truth | Self and Albert Zarca
Cicero | The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician | Anthony Everitt
Clark, William | William Clark and the Shaping of the West | Landon Y. Jones
Clay, Henry | Henry Clay: America's Greatest Statesman | Harlow Giles Unger
Cleopatra | Last Queen of Egypt | Joyce Tyldesley
Cleveland, Grover | Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character | Alyn Brodsky
Clinton, Bill | An American Journey: Great Expectations | Nigel Hamilton
Cobb, Ty | The Life & Times of the Meanest Man Who .... | Al Stump
Cody, Buffalo Bill | The Man Behind the Legend | Robert A. Carter
Cody, Iron Eyes | Iron Eyes: My Life as a Hollywood Indian | Self and Collin Perry
Coffman, Nellie Norton | Nellie's Boardinghouse: Coffman & Palm Springs | Marjorie Belle Bright
Cohn, Roy | Citizen Cohn: The Life and Times of Roy Cohn | Nicholas von Hoffman
Colby, William Egan | Shadow Warrior: William Egan Colby and the CIA | Randall B. Woods
Collins, Judy | Singing Lessons | Self
Colton, Mary-Russell Ferrell | One Woman's West | Richard K. & Sherry G. Mangum
Columbus, Christopher | Columbus | Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Confucius | Confucius and the World He Created | Michael Schuman
Constantine | Constantine | Ramsey MacMullen
Coolidge, Calvin | Coolidge: An American Enigma | Robert Sobel
Coolidge, Calvin | Coolidge | Amity Shlaes
Coppola, Francis Ford | A Filmmaker's Life | Michael Schumacher
Costello, Elvis | Complicated Shadows: The Life & Music of E.C. | Graeme Thomson
Crazy Horse | The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History | Joseph M. Marshall III
Crick, Francis | Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code | Matt Ridley
Cromwell, Oliver | Oliver Cromwell | Peter Gaunt
Cromwell, Thomas | Thomas Cromwell | Tracy Borman
Curie, Marie | Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie | Barbara Goldsmith
Curtis, Edward | Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher | Timothy Egan
Custer, George Armstrong | Custer's Trials | T. J. Stiles
Daley, Richard J. | American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley | Adam Cohen and Elizabeth Taylor
Dalí, Salvador | The Shameful Life of Salvador Dalí | Ian Gibson
Daniel, Jack | Blood & Whiskey: The Life and Times of Jack Daniel | Peter Krass
Dante Alighieri | Dante | R. W. B. Lewis
Darrow, Clarence | The Last Trials of Clarence Darrow | Donald McRae
Darwin, Charles | The Reluctant Mr. Darwin | David Quammen
Davis, Bette | Dark Victory: The Life of Bette Davis | Ed Sikov
Davis, Miles | Miles and me | Quincy Troupe
Davis, Sammy Jr. | In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr. | Wil Haygood
Day, Doris | Doris Day: The Illustrated Biography | Michael Freedland
Degas, Edgar | Degas: His Life, Times, and Work | Roy McMullen
de Gaulle, Charles | de Gaulle | Julian Jackson
De Laurentiis, Dino | Dino: The Life and Films of Dino De Laurentiis | Tullio Kezich and Alessandra
DeMille, Cecil B. | Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille | Scott Eyman
Dempsey, Jack | A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s | Roger Kahn
Descartes, René | Cogito, Ergo Sum | Richard Watson
Dickens, Charles | Dickens: A Biography | Fred Kaplan
Dickinson, Emily | The Life of Emily Dickinson: My Wars are Laid... | Alfred Habegger
Dillinger, John | John Dillinger: The Life and Death of | Dary Matera
Dix, Dorothea Lynde | Heart's Work | Charles Schlaifer and Lucy Freeman
Doheny, Edward L. | Dark Side of Fortune | Margaret Leslie Davis
Domino, Fats | Blue Monday | Rick Coleman
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan | The Doctor and the Detective: A Biography of ACD | Martin Booth
Drake, Sir Francis | Sir Francis Drake | Peter Whitfield
Drexel, Anthony J. | The Man Who Made Wall Street | Dan Rottenberg
Dreyfus, Alfred | The Dreyfus Case | Alfred Dreyfus and Pierre Dreyfus
Duke, Doris | Daddy's Duchess | Tom Valentine and Patrick Mahn
Duncan, Isadora | A Sensational Life | Peter Kurth
Dunham, Stanley Ann | A Singular Woman | Janny Scott
du Pont, Alfred I. | Alfred I. du Pont: The Man & His Family | Joseph Frazier Wall
Earhart, Amelia | The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart | Mary S. Lovell
Earp, Wyatt | Wyatt Earp: A Vigilante Life | Andrew C. Isenberg
Eastwood, Clint | American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood | Marc Eliot
Edison, Thomas Alva | Inventing the Century | Neil Baldwin
Edward VIII | The People's King | Susan Williams
Einstein, Albert | Einstein: His Life and Universe | Walter Isaacson
Eisenhower, Dwight D. | Ike: An American Hero | Michael Korda
Elijah Muhammad | An Original Man: The Life and Times of E.M. | Claude Andrew Clegg III
Emerson, Ralph Waldo | The Mind on Fire | Robert D. Richardson, Jr.
Epstein, Brian | In My Life: The Brian Epstein Story | Debbie Geller
Estevanico the Black | First in the Search for Cibola! | John Upton Terrell
Evans, Walker | Walker Evans: A Biography | Belinda Rathbone
Fabergé, Carl | Carl Fabergé | Geza von Habsburg
Faithfull, Marianne | Faithfull: An Autobiography | Self with David Dalton
Faraday, Michael | A Life of Discovery: MF, Giant of the Scientific Rev | James Hamilton
Farnsworth, Philo T. | The Last Lone Inventor | Evan I. Schwartz
Faulkner, William | One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner | Jay Parini
Fellini, Federico | Federico Fellini: His Life and Work | Tullio Kezich
Fermi, Enrico | The Pope of Physics | Gino Segrè and Bettina Hoerlin
Fiedler, Arthur | Arthur Fiedler: Papa, the Pops and Me | Johanna Fiedler
Field, Sally | In Pieces | Self
Fields, W. C. | W. C. Fields: A Biography | James Curtis
Fitzgerald, Ella | Ella | Sid Colin
Fillmore, Millard | Millard Fillmore | Robert J. Scarry
Fleming, Ian | The Life of Ian Fleming | John Pearson
Floyd, Charles Arthur | The Life and Death of Pretty Boy Floyd | Jeffery S. King
Ford, Gerald R. | Gerald R. Ford: An Honorable Life | James Cannon
Ford, Henry | The People's Tycoon HF and the American Century | Steven Watts
Fosse, Bob | All His Jazz: The Life and Death of Bob Fosse | Martin Gottfried
Fossey, Dian | Woman in the Mists | Farley Mowat
Francis of Assisi | Francis of Assisi: A Revolutionary Life | Adrian House
Francis, Pope | Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis | Mark K. Shriver
Franco, Francisco | Franco: A Concise Biography | Gabrielle Ashford Hodges
Frank, Anne | The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition | Anne & Otto Frank, Mirjam Pressler
Franklin, Aretha | Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin | David Ritz
Franklin, Benjamin | Benjamin Franklin: An American Life | Walter Isaacson
Fratianno, Jimmy (the Weasel) | The Last Mafioso | Ovid Demaris
Frémont, John Charles | Pathfinder | Tom Chaffin
Freud, Sigmund | Freud: Darkness in the Midst of Vision | Louis Breger
Frost, Robert | Robert Frost: A Life | Jay Parini
Fuerte, Luis | Louie, Take a Look at This! | Self
Fulton, Robert | The Fire of His Genius | Kirkpatrick Sale
Galileo Galilei | Galileo: A Life | James Reston, Jr.
Gandhi, Mahatma | Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of M. G. | Stanley Wolpert
Garcia, Jerry | Garcia: An American Life | Blair Jackson
Garfield, James A. | Dark Horse | Kenneth D. Ackerman
Garrett, Pat | Pat Garrett: The Story of a Western Lawman | Leon C. Metz
Garrison, William Lloyd | William Lloyd Garrison | George M. Fredrickson
Gaudí, Antonio | Gaudí: A Biography | Gijs Van Hensbergen
Gauguin, Paul | Gauguin's Skirt | Stephen F. Eiseman
Gehrig, Lou | Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig | Jonathan Eig
Geisel, Ted | Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel | Judith & Neil Morgan
Genghis Khan | Genghis Khan: Life, Death and Resurrection | John Man
Geronimo | Geronimo: A Biography | Alexander B. Adams
Gershwin, George | George Gershwin: A New Biography | William G. Hyland
Giancana, Sam | Double Cross: The Explosive, Inside Story | Sam and Chuck Giancana
Gish, Lillian | Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life | Charles Affron
Gleason, Jackie | The Great One: The Life and Legend of Jackie | William A. Henry III
Goddard, Robert H. | This High Man: The Life of Robert H. Goddard | Milton Lehman
Goebbels, Joseph | Goebbels | Ralf Georg Reuth
Goebbels, Magda | The First Lady of the Third Reich | Hans-Otto Meissner
Goldwater, Barry | Flying High: Remembering Barry Goldwater | William F. Buckley, Jr.
Goldwyn, Samuel | Goldwyn: A Biography | A. Scott Berg
Goodall, Jane | Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man | Dale Peterson
Goodyear, Charles | Noble Obsession | Charles Slack
Gorbachev, Mikhail | On My Country and the World | Self
Gould, Jay | Dark Genius of Wall Street | Edward J. Renehan, Jr.
Goya, Francisco | Francisco Goya: Painter of Kings and Demons | Sylvia L. Horwitz
Graham, Katherine | Katherine Graham | Robin Gerber
Grant, Ulysses S. | Ulysses S. Grant | Josiah Bunting III
Grant, Ulysses S. | Ulysses S. Grant: Soldier & President | Geoffrey Perret
Graves, Lula Mae | Postcards From Mecca | Ann Japenga and Warner V. Graves III
Greene, Nathanael | Nathanael Greene: A Biography of the American Revolution | Gerald M. Carbone
Greenspan, Alan | Greenspan: The Man Behind Money | Justin Martin
Grey, Zane | Zane Grey: His Life, His Adventures, His Women | Thomas H. Pauly
Grimaldi, Grace Kelly | High Society | Donald Spoto
Gucci, The House of | A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour.. | Sara Gay Forden
Guevara, Che | Che Guevara: A Life | Nick Caistor
Guggenheim, Peggy | Mistress of Modernism | Mary V. Dearborn
Gutenberg, Johann | Gutenberg: How One Man Remade the World ... | John Man
Guthrie, Woody | Ramblin' Man: Life and Times of Woody Guthrie | Ed Cray
Haber, Fritz | Master Mind: The Rise and Fall of Fritz Haber | Daniel Charles
Hadden, Briton | The Man Time Forgot | Isaiah Wilner
Hamilton, Alexander | Alexander Hamilton: A Life | Willard Sterne Randall
Hammer, Armand | Dossier: The Secret History of Armand Hammer | Edward Jay Epstein
Hammond, John | The Producer: JH and the Soul of American Music | Dunstan Prial
Hannibal | Hannibal | Patrick N. Hunt
Hanssen, Robert Philip | The Bureau and the Mole | David A. Vise
Harding, Florence | Florence Harding: The First Lady, The Jazz Age | Carl Sferrazza Anthony
Harding, Warren G. | Warren G. Harding | John W. Dean
Harrison, Benjamin | Benjamin Harrison | Charles W. Calhoun
Harrison, Benjamin | Benjamin Harrison | Susan Clinton
Harrison, Charles Lee | A Double Dose of Hard Luck | Leo Aime LaBrie
Harrison, George | Behind Sad Eyes: The Life of George Harrison | Marc Shapiro
Harrison, Rick | License to Pawn | Rick Harrison with Tim Keown
Harrison, William Henry | William Henry Harrison | Gail Collins
Hathaway, Ann | Shakespeare's Wife | Germaine Greer
Hawking, Stephen | Stephen Hawking: A Life in Science | Michael White and John Gribbon
Hawthorne, Nathaniel | Hawthorne: A Life | Brenda Wineapple
Hayes, Rutherford B. | Rutherford B. Hayes | Hans L. Trefousse
Hearst, William Randolph | Hearst: The Lord of San Simeon | Oliver Carlson & Ernest Sutherland Bates
Hellman, Isaias | Towers of Gold | Frances Dinkelspiel
Hemingway, Ernest | Hemingway | Kenneth S. Lynn
Henderson, Cliff | Cliff Henderson: Visionary Leader | Barbara H. Schultz
Hendrix, Jimi | Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix | Charles R. Cross
Henry, Patrick | Lion of Liberty | Harlow Giles Unger
Hepburn, Audrey | Dutch Girl: Audrey Hepburn and World war II | Robert Matzen
Hillman, Laura | I Will Plant You a Lilac Tree | Self
Hinckley, Frank | Frank Hinckley: California Engineer and Rancher | Edith Parker Hinckley
Hitchcock, Alfred | The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of A. Hitchcock | Donald Spoto
Hitler, Adolf | The Hidden Hitler | Lothar Machtan
Hoffman, Abbie | Soon to be a Major Motion Picture | Self
Holiday, Billie | With Billie | Julia Blackburn
Holliday, Doc | Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend | Gary L. Roberts
Holly, Buddy | Rave On: The Biography of Buddy Holly | Philip Norman
Holman, James | A Sense of the World | Jason Roberts
Hoover, Herbert | Herbert Hoover: A Life | Glen Jeansonne
Hoover, J. Edgar | Puppetmaster: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover | Richard Hack
Hopper, Grace | Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea | Kathleen Broome Williams
Houdini, Harry | The Life and Many Deaths of Harry Houdini | Ruth Brandon
Hubble, Edwin | Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae | Gale E. Christianson
Hughes, Howard | Hughes: The Private Diaries, Memos and Letters | Richard Hack
Hume, James B. | Wells, Fargo Detective | Richard Dillon
Huntington, Henry Edwards | Henry Edwards Huntington: A Biography | James Thorpe
Hussein Saddam | Saddam: King of Terror | Con Coughlin
Hyatt, Edward | The Hyatt Legasy | Phyllis H. Gardiner
Isabella, Queen | Isabella: The Warrior Queen | Kirstin Downey
Jackson, Andrew | Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times | H. W. Brands
Jackson, Helen Hunt | Helen Hunt Jackson: A Literary Life | Kate Phillips
Jackson, Thomas "Stonewall" | Stonewall Jackson | Donald A. Davis
Jacobs, Harriet | Harriet Jacobs: A Life | Jean Fagan Yellin
Jagger, Mick | Jagger: Rebel, Rock Star, Rambler, Rogue | Marc Spitz
James, Jesse | Jesse James | John Ernst
Jay, John | John Jay: Founding Father | Walter Stahr
Jefferson, Thomas | Thomas Jefferson: A Life | Willard Sterne Randall
Joan of Arc | Joan: The Mysterious Life of the Heretic . . | Donald Spoto
Jobs, Steve | Steve Jobs | Walter Isaacson
John Paul II | His Holiness | Carl Bernstein and Marco Politi
Johnson, Andrew | Andrew Johnson: A Biography | Hans L. Trefousse
Johnson, Lyndon Baines | Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency | Mark K. Updegrove
Johnson, Samuel | Samuel Johnson | W. Jackson Bate
Jolson, Al | Jolson: The Legend Comes to Life | Herbert G. Goldman
Jones, John Paul | John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography | Samuel Eliot Morison
Joseph, Chief | Saga of Chief Joseph | Helen Addison Howard
Josephine Bonaparte | The Rose of Martinique | Andrea Stuart
Jung, Carl | A Life of Jung | Ronald Hayman
Kafka, Franz | Kafka: The Decisive Years | Reiner Stach
Kahlo, Frida | Frida | Hayden Herrera
Kaufman, Andy | Lost in the Funhouse: The Life and Mind of Andy K | Bill Zehme
Kazan, Elia | Elia Kazan: A Biography | Richard Schickel
Keats, John | Darkling I Listen: The Last Days and Death of John | John Evangelist Walsh
Keillor, Garrison | The Man from Lake Wobegon | Michael Fedo
Keller, Helen | Helen Keller: A Life | Dorothy Herrmann
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald | An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy | Robert Dallek
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald Jr. | America's Reluctant Prince |Steven M. Gillon
Kepler, Johannes | Kepler and the Universe | David K. Love
Kerkorian, Kirk | The Gambler | William C. Rempel
Kerouac, Jack | Offbeat: Collaborating with Kerouac | David Amram
Key, Francis Scott | What So Proudly We Hailed | Marc Leepson
Khrushchev, Nikita | Khrushchev: The Man and his Era | William Taubman
Kidd, Captain William | The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd | Richard Zacks
King, Clarence | The Explorer King | Robert Wilson
King, Martin Luther Jr. | Marin Luther King, Jr. | Marshall Frady
Kissinger, Henry | Kissinger: A Biography | Walter Isaacson
Knievel, Evel | Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel | Leigh Montville
Kroc, Ray | McDonald's: Behind the Arches | John F. Love
Kubrick, Stanley | Stanley Kubrick: A Biography | Vincent LoBrutto
Lacks, Henrietta | The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks | Rebecca Skloot
Lamarr, Hedy | Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Invent | Richard Rhodes
Land, Edwin | Insisting on the Impossible | Victor K. McElheny
Lange, Dorothea | Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits | Linda Gordon
Lafayette | Lafayette | Harlow Giles Unger
Leakey, Louis | Leakey's Luck | Sonia Cole
Lenin, Vladimir Illich Ulyanov | Lenin: A Biography | Robert Service
Leonardo da Vinci | Leonardo da Vinci: Flights of the Mind | Charles Nicholl
Lincoln, Abraham | Abraham Lincoln | George McGovern
Lindbergh, Charles | Lindbergh: Triumph and Tragedy | Richard Bak
London, Jack | Jack London: A Life | Alex Kershaw
Luce, Clare Boothe | Rage for Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce | Sylvia Jukes Morris
Luhan, Mabel Dodge | Edge of Taos Desert | Self
Luhan, Mabel Dodge | Mabel Dodge Luhan & Company | Lois P. Rudnick and MaLin Wilson-Powell
Lummis, Charles Fletcher | American Character | Mark Thompson
McCarthy, Joe | Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joe McCarthy | Tom Wicker
McCourt, Frank | Angela's Ashes: A Memoir | Self
Machiavelli, Niccolò | Machiavelli: A Biography | Miles J. Unger
Madison, Dolley | A Perfect Union | Catherine Allgor
Madison, James | James Madison | Richard Brookhiser
Madison, James | James Madison: A Life Reconsidered | Lynne Cheney
Magellan, Ferdinand | Over the Edge of the World | Laurence Bergreen
Mailer, Norman | Mailer | Mary V. Dearborn
Mao Tse-tung | Mao: The Unknown Story | Jung Chang & Jon Halliday
Marciano, Rocky | Unbeaten | Mike Stanton
Marshall, John | John Marshall: The Man Who Made The Supreme Court | Richard Brookhiser
Marx, Groucho | Groucho: The Life and Times of Julius Henry Marx | Stefan Kanfer
Marx, Harpo | Harpo Speaks! | Harpo Marx with Rowland Barber
Marx, Karl | Karl Marx: A Nineteenth Century Life | Jonathan Sperber
Mayer, Louis B. | Lion of Hollywood | Scott Eyman
McKinley, William | Major McKinley | William H. Armstrong
McKinley, William | William McKinley | Zachary Kent
McPherson, Aimee Semple | Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson | Daniel Mark Epstein
Medici, Lorenzo de' | Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of | Miles J. Unger
Meir, Golda | Golda | Elinor Burkett
Mendel, Gregor | The Monk in the Garden | Robin Marantz Henig
Mengele, Josef | Mengele: The Complete Story | Gerald L. Posner & John Ware
Middleton, Kate | Kate: The Future Queen | Katie Nicholl
Milk, Harvey | Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death | Lillian Faderman
Mitchell, Joni | Reckless Daughter | David Yaffe
Modjeska, Helena | The Story of Helena Modjeska, (Madame Chlapowska) | Mabel Collins
Monroe, James | James Monroe | Gary Hart
Monroe, Marilyn | The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe | J. Randy Taraborrelli
Morgan, Julia | Julia Morgan Architect | Sara Holmes Boutelle
Morse, Samuel F. B. | Lightning Man | Kenneth Silverman
Muhammad | Muhammad | Yahiya Emerick
Muir, John | John Muir: Nature's Visionary | Gretel Ehrlich
Murbarger, Nell | Ghosts of the Glory Trail | Self
Murbarger, Nell | Roving Reporter of the Southwest | Lewis, Kenneth Robert
Murdoch, Rupert | Rupert Murdoch: The Untold Story of the World's | Neil Chenoweth
Musk, Elon | Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future | Ashlee Vance
Mussolini, Benito | Mussolini | R. J. B. Bosworth
Mylar, Isaac L. | Early Days at the Mission San Juan Bautista | Self
Napoleon Bonaparte | Napoleon: A Political Life | Steven Englund
Nash, John | A Beautiful Mind | Sylvia Nasar
Nasser, Gamal Abdel | Nasser: The Last Arab | Saїd K. Aburish
Nehru, Jawaharlal | Nehru: The Invention of India | Shashi Tharoor
Nero | Nero: The Man Behind the Myth | Richard Holland
Neutra | The Neutras: Then & Later | Dion Neutra
Newton, Isaac | Isaac Newton: The Last Sorcerer | Michael White
Nicholas II | The Last Tsar: The Life and Death of Nicholas II | Edvard Radzinsky
Nightingale, Florence | Florence Nightingale: Avenging Angel | Hugh Small
Nixon, Richard | President Nixon: Alone in the White House | Richard Reeves
Nostradamus | Nostradamus: The Man Behind the Prophecies | Ian Wilson
Nyro, Laura | Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro | Michele Kort
Obama, Barack | Barack Obama: The Story | David Maraniss
O'Connor, Sandra Day | Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on | Joan Biskupic
O'Keeffe, Georgia | Full Bloom: The Art and Life of Georgia O'Keeffe | Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Olmsted, Frederick Law | Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted | Justin Martin
Oppenheimer, Robert | Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center | Ray Monk
Orwell, George | Orwell: Wintry Conscience of a Generation | Jeffrey Meyers
Paine, Thomas | Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution and the | Craig Nelson
Parker, Charlie | Chasin' the Bird: The Life and Legacy of Charlie | Brian Priestley
Parker, Quanah | Empire of the Summer Moon | S. C. Gwynne
Payne, Theodore | Theodore Payne in his Own Words | Self
Pei, I. M. | I. M. Pei: Mandarin of Modernism | Michael Cannell
Perkins, Frances | The Woman Behind the New Deal | Kirstin Downey
Perón, Eva | Eva Perón: A Biography | Alicia Dujovne Ortiz
Peter the Great | Peter the Great: A Biography | Lindsey Hughes
Prince Philip | Prince Philip: The Turbulent Early Life of the Man | Philip Eade
Piaf, Edith | No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf | Carolyn Burke
Picasso, Pablo | Picasso: Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man | Norman Mailer
Pico, Pío | Pío Pico: The Last Governor of Mexican California | Carlos Manuel Salomon
Pierce, Franklin | Franklin Pierce | Charnan Simon
Pierce, Franklin | Franklin Pierce | John DiConsiglio
Pilate, Pontius | Pontius Pilate: A Biography | Ann Wroe
Pirsig, Robert M. | Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance | Self
Pocahontas | Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur | Paula Gunn Allen
Poe, Edgar Allan | Poe | James M. Hutchisson
Polk, James K. | Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency & | Walter R. Borneman
Polk, Sarah Childress | Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk | Amy S. Greenberg
Polo, Marco | Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu | Laurence Bergreen
Ponzi, Charles | Ponzi's Scheme The True Story of a Financial Legend | Mitchell Zuckoff
Potter, Beatrix | Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature | Linda Lear
Pulitzer, Joseph | Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power | James McGrath Morris
Putin, Vladimir | The Man Without a Face | Masha Gessen
Rand, Ayn | Ayn Rand and the World She Made | Anne C. Heller
Rasputin, Gregory | Rasputin: the untold story | Joseph T. Fuhrmann
Ray, Man | Man Ray's Montparnasse | Herbert R. Lottman
Reagan, Ronald | Reagan: The Life | H. W. Brands
Red Cloud | The Heart of Everything That Is | Bob Drury and Tom Clavin
Revere, Paul | A True Republican: The Life of Paul Revere | Jayne E. Triber
Riefenstahl, Leni | Leni: The Life and Work of Leni Riefenstahl | Steven Bach
Ripley, Robert L. | A Curious Man | Neal Thompson
Rivera, Diego | Dreaming with his Eyes Open | Patrick Marnham
Rockefeller, John D. | Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. | Ron Chernow
Rockwell, Norman | American Mirror | Deborah Solomon
Rogers, Will | Will Rogers: A Political Life | Richard D. White, Jr.
Rommel, Erwin | Discovering the Rommel Murder | Charles F. Marshall
Ronstadt, Linda | Simple Dreams | Self
Roosevelt, Eleanor | Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of American Liberalism | Lois Scharf
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano | Traitor to his Class | H. W. Brands
Roosevelt, Theodore | Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life | Kathleen Dalton
Royce, Sarah | A Frontier Lady | Self & Ralph Henry Gabriel
Rubens, Peter Paul | Master of Shadows | Mark Lamster
Sade, Marquis de | At Home with the Marquis de Sade; A Life | Francine du Plessix Gray
Sakharov, Andrei | Sakharov: A Biography | Richard Lourie
Salk, Jonas | Splendid Solution | Jeffrey Kluger
Sampson, Deborah | America's First Woman Warrior | Lucy Freeman and Alma Bond
Santa Anna | The Eagle: The Autobiography of Santa Anna | Self
Schindler, Oskar | Oskar Schindler" The Untold Account of His Life | David M. Crowe
Schulz, Charles M. | Schulz and Peanuts: A Biography | David Michaelis
Serra, Junípero | Journey to the Sun | Gregory Orfalea
Shakespeare, William | Shakespeare: The Biography | Peter Ackroyd
Sherman, William Tecumseh | Fierce Patriot | Robert L. O'Connell
Shockley, William | Broken Genius | Joel N. Shurkin
Sickles, Dan | American Scoundrel | Thomas Keneally
Singer, Isaac Merritt | A Capitalist Romance: Singer & the Sewing Machine | Ruth Brandon
Smith, Captain John | Captain John Smith | Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler
Smith, Joseph | Joseph Smith | Robert V. Remini
Smith, Susie Keef | Postcards From Mecca | Ann Japenga and Warner V. Graves III
Sotomayor, Sonia | Breaking In | Joan Biskupic
Spaulding, Albert Goodwill | A. G. Spaulding and the Rise of Baseball | Peter Levine
Speer, Albert | Albert Speer: His Battle with Truth | Gitta Sereny
Spock, Benjamin | Dr. Spock: An American Life | Thomas Maier
Stanford, Leland | American Disruptor | Roland De Wolk
Stupak, Bob | No Limit: The Rise and Fall of Bob Stupak | John L. Smith
Sutter, John | John Sutter: A Life on the North American Frontier | Albert L. Hurtado
Taft, William Howard | William Howard Taft: An Intimate History | Judith Icke Anderson
Talleyrand | Napoleon's Master: A Life of Prince Talleyrand | David Lawday
Taylor, Zachary | Zachary Taylor: Encyclopedia of Presidents | Deborah Kops
Taylor, Zachary | Zachary Taylor: Soldier, Planter, Statesman | K. Jack Bauer
Tesla, Nikola | Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age | W. Bernard Carlson
Thompson, Hunter S. | Outlaw Journalist | William McKeen
Thoreau, Henry David | The Adventures of Henry Thoreau | Michael Sims
Tolkien J. R. R. |J. R. R. Tolkien: A Biography | Humphrey Carpenter
Torvalds, Linus | Just for Fun | Linus Torvalds and David Diamond
Trotsky, Leon | Leon Trotsky | Robert D. Warth
Truman, Harry S. | Last of His Kind: An Informal Portrait | Charles Robbins
Tubman, Harriet | Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life | Beverly Lowry
Turing, Alan | Turing: Pioneer of the Information Age | B. Jack Copeland
Turner, Tina | My Love Story | Self with Deborah Davis and Dominik Wichmann
Twain, Mark | Mark Twain: A Life | Ron Powers
Tweed, Boss | Boss Tweed | Kenneth D. Ackerman
Tyler, John | John Tyler: The Accidental President | Edward P. Crapol
Van Buren, Martin | Martin Van Buren | Ted Widmer
Vanderbilt, Cornelius | Commodore: The Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt | Edward J. Renehan, Jr.
Verdi, Giuseppe | The Life of Verdi | John Rosselli
Verne, Jules | Jules Verne: Inventor of Science Fiction | Peter Costello
Victoria, Queen | Victoria: A Life | A. N. Wilson
Von Braun, Wernher | Von Braun: Dreamer of Space | Engineer of War | Michael J. Neufeld
Wallenberg, Raoul | Righteous Gentile | John Bierman
Walton, Sam | In Sam We Trust | Bob Ortega
Washington, George | His Excellency: George Washington | Joseph J. Ellis
Webster, Noah | Noah Webster: The Life and Times of an American Patriot | Harlow Giles Unger
Whittier, John Greenleaf | John Greenleaf Whittier: A Biography | Roland H. Woodwell
Wilder, Laura Ingalls | Pioneer Girl | Self & Pamela Smith Hill
Williams, Hank | Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams | Paul Hemphill
Willie Boy | Willie Boy: A Desert Manhunt | Harry Lawton
Wilson, Don Benito | Don Benito Wilson: From Mountain Man to Mayor | Nat B. Read
Wilson, Luzena Stanley | My Checkered Life | Fern Henry
Wilson, Woodrow | Wilson | A. Scott Berg
Winchell, Walter | Winchell: Gossip, Power and the Culture of Celebrity | Neal Gabler
Wright, Frank Lloyd | Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography | Meryle Secrest
Xerxes | Xerxes: A Persian Life | Richard Stoneman
Yamamoto, Isoroku | Yamamoto: The Man Who Planned Pearl Harbor | Edwin P. Hoyt
Young, Brigham | Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet | John G. Turner
Zamperini, Louis | Unbroken | Laura Hillenbrand
Zanuck, Darryl F. | Twentieth Century's Fox: Darryl F. Zanuck | George F. Custen

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