Booklist is continually putting out Top 10 lists of recommended reads. If you like reading biographies, then checkout the list of Top 10 Biographies below. This year includes biographies of activists, musicians, writers, and more. Also if you are looking for more biographies/memoirs then sign up for my bimonthly newsletter "Thanks for the Memories".
- An Amerikan Family: The Shakurs and the Nation They Created. By Santi Elijah Holley. 2023.
- Brave the Wild River: The Untold Story of Two Women Who Mapped the Botany of the Grand Canyon. By Melissa L. Sevigny. 2023.
- Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs. By Greil Marcus. 2022.
- King. By Jonathan Eig. 2023.
- Messalina: Empress, Adulteress, Libertine: The Story of the Most Notorious Woman of the Roman World. By Honor Cargill-Martin. 2023.
- A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe. By Mark Dawidziak. 2023. The Odyssey of Phillis Wheatley: A Poet's Journeys through American Slavery and Independence. By David Waldstreicher. 2023.
- To Anyone Who Ever Asks: The Life, Music, and Mystery of Connie Converse. By Howard Fishman. 2023.
- Twice as Hard: The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century. By Jasmine Brown. 2023.
- Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage. By Jonny Steinberg. 2023.