Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Get a Life! (Read a Biography)

Have you ever wondered why a historical figure became famous -- or infamous? Drop by the Library's "New Books" section to borrow one of these newly arrived biographies and find out.

Baldwin's Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin

by Herb Boyd

PS 3552 .A45 Z7597 2008

Bella Abzug

by Suzanne Levine

E 840.8 .A2 L485 2007

Fidel Castro: My Life (A Spoken Autobiography)

by Ignacio Ramonet

F 1788.22 .C3 A513 2008

Golda (about former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir)

by Elinor Burkett

DS 126.6 .M42 B87 2008

Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson

by Jann Wenner

PN 4874 .T444 W38 2007

Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War

by T.J. Stiles

F 594 .J27 S76 2003

Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography (graphic novel format)

by Andrew Helfer

BP 223 .Z8 L5745 2006

Nureyev: The Life (about ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev)

by Julie Kavanaugh

GV 1785 .N8 K38 2007

Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life

by Kate Darnton

PN 4913 .J46 P48 2007

This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer

by Kay Mills

E 185.97 .H35 M55 2007

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