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Biography (genre)

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  • Feedback: What is the best biography you have ever read?

    Feedback: What is the best biography you have ever read?
    One of the best biographies I have ever read was "Another Man's War: The True Story of One Man's Battle to Save Children in the Sudan," by Sam Childers, aka the machine gun preacher. It painted the image of Childers fighting for orphans in Sudan, and also...
  • Delaney airs first negative ad in 6th District

    Democratic House candidate John Delaney is up with the first negative television advertisement in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, taking to voters a feud with state Sen. Rob Garagiola that to date has mostly played out on the blogosphere. "He's...
  • Why I'll never write a book

    Why I'll never write a book
    ‘You should write a book.” Or, “Why don't you write a book?” Or, “Have you ever thought about writing a book?” Are you detecting a theme here? Anyone who writes for a living — anyone that is, with a mother...
  • Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62

    Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 62
    Richard Ben Cramer, a former Baltimore Sun reporter who later became a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer and an acclaimed author chronicling the lives of politicians and legendary sports figures, died Monday of...
  • And the Golden Hatchet goes to ...

    And the Golden Hatchet goes to ...
    There’s a certain joy that comes with reading a great literary takedown, the kind of mean but intelligent and precise review that eviscerates the pretensions and the sloppiness of a truly awful book. Over in Britain, they think of a good pan as...
  • Reading L.A.: Thomas Hines on Richard Neutra

     
    A major thread of Thomas S. Hines' 1882 book "Richard Neutra and the Search for Modern Architecture" is the tension between doubt and triumph, struggle and acceptance -- for Neutra, and for modern architecture more broadly....
  • Steve Jobs biography 'iSteve' is Amazon bestseller -- 9 months before release

     
    An authorized biography of Steve Jobs, "iSteve: The Book of Jobs," is on Amazon's Top 100 bestseller book list, about 10 months ahead of its release. The book, by Walter Isaacson, the president of the Aspen Institute, a D.C. think tank, is set to...
  • Steve Jobs bio 'iSteve' -- coming in 2012 -- is already an Amazon bestseller

     
    The power of the iCloud? Steve Jobs upcoming authorized biography makes Amazon's bestseller list....
  • The Redford bio, a bit too ‘authorized’ for my tastes

     
    If a subject is popular enough, sooner or later you'll get something like a definitive biography of that person, simply because somebody eventually synthesizes the information that subject WANTS us to know and the dirt and analysis they DON'T want out...
  • ‘Twilight’s’ Hardwicke to direct Noomi ‘Dragon Tattoo’ Rapace in bio-pic

     
    Catherine Hardwicke will bounce back from “Red Riding Hood” with a film biography of Swedish singer Anita Lindblom starring both Noomi Rapace and her husband, Ola Rapace. Lindblom was another singer who hooked up with a boxer, and the film...
  • 'iSteve' no more: Steve Jobs biography will now be titled 'Steve Jobs: A Biography'

     
    "iSteve" will not be the title of the upcoming authorized bio of Steve Jobs. iBummer....