A biography (from the Greek words bios meaning "life", and graphos meaning "write") is a non-fictional account of a person's life. Biographies are written by an author who is not the subject/focus of the book.

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  • A Land Ruled by Silence by Eliza McCullen
    A Land Ruled by Silence: Tales of Transitions in the Warm Heart of Africa
    Release date: Jan 19, 2019
    "An intimate look at Africa from an expat view along with a fascinating look at how to adapt to a completely different environment. Well worth the tim ...more
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  • The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher
    The Kennedy Debutante
    Release date: Aug 13, 2019
    "A riveting reimagining of a true tale of forbidden love."—People

    Now in paperback, the captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Ken
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  • Identity Theft by Debra Meyerson
    Identity Theft: Rediscovering Ourselves After Stroke
    Release date: May 14, 2019
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    I turned to books for comfort. (Former First Lady, Laura Bush)
    Laura Bush, Spoken from the Heart

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