Posted by Kathy K on June 18, 2019
Booklist puts out many annual Top 10 lists. If reading and learning about other people is your passion, then checkout Booklist's Top 10 Biographies. The list includes artists, journalists, women spies, geniuses, judges, cyclists. Also if you are looking for more biographies/memoirs then sign up for my bimonthly newsletter "Thanks for the Memories".
- Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time by Hilary Spurling.
- Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey by Mark Dery.
- D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II by Sarah Rose.
- Figuring by Maria Popova.
- Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. by David W. Blight.
- In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum.
- Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Imani Perry.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Jane Sherron de Hart.
- A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia Purnell.
- The World’s Fastest Man: The Extraordinary Life of Cyclist Major Taylor, America’s First Black Sports Hero. By Michael Kranish.