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Primates The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas by Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 6, 2013 tagged biography • graphic novel • nonfiction
The story of how Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas studied wild primates.
Don't Burn The House Down (Johnny Wander Volume 1) by Ananth Panagariya, Yuko Ota (2010)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 29, 2011 tagged biography • comic strips • humor
Her A Memoir by Christa Parravani (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on January 10, 2014 tagged biography • coming of age
A memoir about dealing with a sister’s crushing fear, depression, and eventual overdose.
Robert A. Heinlein the authorized biography Volume 1 (1907-1948): Learning Curve by William H. Patterson Jr. (2010)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on November 14, 2014 tagged biography
Robert A. Heinlein’s science fiction is rooted deeply in his complex and fascinating life.
Bluffton by Matt Phelan (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 20, 2013 tagged biography • graphic novel • historical fiction
In 1908 vaudevillians, including the young Buster Keaton, take up residence in a small Michigan town.
Tricky Vic: The Impossibly True Story of the Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower by Greg Pizzoli (2015)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 15, 2016 tagged biography • history • picture book
Tolstoy's False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov by Alexandra Popoff (2014)
Reviewed by robert on September 18, 2015 tagged biography • literary • nonfiction
Alone Forever The Singles Collection by Liz Prince (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 11, 2014 tagged biography • graphic novel
Autobiographical comics full of awkwardness, crushes, punk music, beards, a cat, friendship, flirting, and more.
Steve Jobs Genius by Design by Jason Quinn, Amit Tayal (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 19, 2012 tagged biography
A short graphic novel biography of Steve Jobs, who experimented with personal hygiene, and was very hard to work for.
The Notes Ronald Reagan's Private Collection of Stories and Wisdom by Ronald Reagan, Douglas Brinkley (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on September 2, 2011 tagged biography • history
Garlic and Sapphires The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise by Ruth Reichl (2006)
Reviewed by darcy on June 13, 2014 tagged biography
Restaurant critic Ruth Reichl had to employ disguises to remain anonymous when she was eating out.
Enduring Courage Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed by John F. Ross (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 15, 2014 tagged biography • nonfiction
Eddie Rickenbacker was a mechanic, race driver, WWI ace, automobile manufacturer, and president of Eastern Airlines.
My Father's Paradise A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq by Ariel Sabar (2008)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on February 22, 2009 tagged biography • mystery
The Slam Bobby Jones and the Price of Glory by Curt Sampson (2014)
Reviewed by flemtastic on December 5, 2014 tagged biography
Bobby Jones, well-known amateur golfer, is the only golfer to ever win the hallowed Grand Slam.
The Double Life of Fidel Castro My 17 Years as Personal Bodyguard to El Líder Máximo by Juan Reinaldo Sanchez (2015)
Reviewed by flemtastic on July 10, 2015 tagged biography • history
21 The Story of Roberto Clemente by Wilfred Santiago (2011)
Reviewed by danritchie on October 19, 2012 tagged biography • graphic novel
Roberto Clemente honed his skills and passion for baseball in rural Puerto Rico.
Rowing the Atlantic Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean by Roz Savage (2009)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on September 24, 2010 tagged biography • nonfiction
To Timbuktu nine countries, two people, one true story by Casey Scieszka, Steven Weinberg (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 22, 2011 tagged biography • graphic novel • romance
Hollywood Hellraisers The Wild Lives and Fast Times of Marlon Brando, Dennis Hopper, Warren Beatty, and Jack Nicholson by Robert Sellers (2010)
Reviewed by billba on July 16, 2010 tagged biography • history
Turn Around Bright Eyes The Rituals of Love and Karaoke by Rob Sheffield (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on July 4, 2014 tagged biography
Rob Sheffield gets through grief and finds new love through the magic of karaoke.
God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 29, 2014 tagged biography • short stories
Short, illustrated stories from Vivek Shraya’s life about growing up Indian-Canadian and LGBTQ.
Rutherford B., Who Was He? Poems about Our Presidents by Marilyn Singer, John Hendrix (2013)
Reviewed by snow on April 25, 2014 tagged biography • picture book • poetry
Illustrated poems about the first forty-three U.S. presidents.
Star Stuff Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson (2014)
Reviewed by snow on June 12, 2015 tagged biography • picture book
My Life In A Jugular Vein Three More Years Of Snakepit Comics by Ben Snakepit (2007)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 29, 2010 tagged biography • comic strips
I Invented the Modern Age The Rise of Henry Ford by Richard Snow (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on April 5, 2013 tagged biography
Henry Ford, a mechanical whiz who invented the assembly line, was also strange, cruel, bigoted, and poor at business.