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  • n. Plural form of biography.


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  • I have long been fascinated by family history, the role of patriarchy, and the neglect of women in biographies of famous men.

    Interview With Historian and Writer Clarice Stasz

  • This has been a common thread in biographies of famous men until recently: namely, that the women in one's life were sources of difficulty.

    Interview With Historian and Writer Clarice Stasz

  • But unlike most Einstein biographies, this is only part of the book; another part is the human being behind the incredible brain.

    “Einstein: His Life and Universe” by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster, 2007) « The BookBanter Blog

  • It can be searched by name, by country, by state and alphabetically and it includes biographies from the most important sites on the web in all languages.

    February 2009

  • I have yet to read any of their bio comics that are any good, and even if someone wrote a stunning biography of Oprah Winfrey, I have a hard time believing an editor is going to look at that and go “Shit, this person writes great trashy celeb cash-in biographies, I definitely want to see what they can do with a completely different style of writing.”

    Why I Won’t Cover Bluewater » Comics Worth Reading

  • This is the kind of stuff, often side notes in biographies, that I actually remember.

    Tempo e tempi

  • When fiction meets history: study day - many contemporary writers interweave historical knowledge with narrative, whether in biographies, memoirs, historical fiction or fictionalised histories.

    November 2007

  • That little stack at the top from Oxford University Press are lovely enough to merit a post of their own, individual biographies from the Oxford DNB, more soon.

    Sunday Confessions

  • Examines persistent myths and biases in biographies concerning London's birth, personality, alcohol consumption, marriage to Charmian, and working-class perspective.

    Biographies of Jack London

  • I check out bestsellers and fat biographies from the library, read fifty or a hundred pages, then return them for a new, equally unsatisfactory batch.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Finished, Part 2


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