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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 biographyliterarynonfiction

Confessions of an Ivy League Frat Boy A Memoir by Andrew Lohse (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on October 3, 2014 tagged biographycoming of age
    Lohse’s memoir of the out of control, mean-spirited, depraved hazing required to get into a frat at Dartmouth.

Pregnant Butch Nine Long Months Spent in Drag by A.K. Summers (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on October 3, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    A.K. Summers’ graphic novel memoir about when she was a pregnant butch dyke.

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.

An Age of License A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley (2014)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 10, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    Cartoonist Lucy Knisley travels to a Norwegian comics festival and then around Europe as she examines her life.

Alone Forever The Singles Collection by Liz Prince (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on July 11, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    Autobiographical comics full of awkwardness, crushes, punk music, beards, a cat, friendship, flirting, and more.

Andre the Giant Life and Legend by Box Brown (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on June 6, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    A graphic novel biography of wrestler and actor Andre the Giant.

The Dumbest Idea Ever! by Jimmy Gownley (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on August 8, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    After Jimmy Gownley decided he wanted to draw comics, he self-published his first when he was only 15.

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 biographynonfiction
    Eddie Rickenbacker was a mechanic, race driver, WWI ace, automobile manufacturer, and president of Eastern Airlines.

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty (2014)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on April 17, 2015 tagged biographynonfiction

You Might Remember Me The Life and Times of Phil Hartman by Mike Thomas (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 4, 2014 tagged biography
    A biography of comedian, voice actor, and Saturday Night Live frontman Phil Hartman.

Tomboy a graphic memoir by Liz Prince (2014)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 29, 2015 tagged biographycoming of agegraphic novel

God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (2014)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 29, 2014 tagged biographyshort stories
    Short, illustrated stories from Vivek Shraya’s life about growing up Indian-Canadian and LGBTQ.

Pro Cycling on $10 a Day From Fat Kid to Euro Pro by Phil Gaimon (2014)
    Reviewed by robert on May 1, 2015 tagged biographynonfiction

Shackleton Antarctic Odyssey by Nick Bertozzi (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 23, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novelhistory
    The story of explorer Ernest Shackleton and his failed, heroic attempt to cross Antarctica.

The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice by Zak Ebrahim (2014)
    Reviewed by diane on August 19, 2016 tagged audiobookbiography

Rasputin A Short Life by Frances Welch (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 14, 2014 tagged biography
    Grigory Rasputin, a quasi-religious figure, enjoyed the patronage of Russia’s royal family before his assassination.

Star Stuff Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson (2014)
    Reviewed by snow on June 12, 2015 tagged biographypicture book

The Hospital Suite by John Porcellino (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on June 10, 2016 tagged biographygraphic novel

The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse by Patricia MacLachlan, Hadley Hooper (2014)
    Reviewed by wally on March 4, 2016 tagged biographypicture book

John Wayne The Life and Legend by Scott Eyman (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on February 21, 2014 tagged biography
    An in-depth biography of the symbol of American manliness.

Petty Theft by Pascal Girard (2014)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 15, 2016 tagged biographygraphic novel

Working Stiff Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner by Judy Melinek, T.J. Mitchell (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 9, 2014 tagged biographyscience
    A medical examiner explains the limits of forensic science, and tells of interesting dead bodies she’s seen.

Laughing At My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw (2014)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on February 13, 2015 tagged biographyhumor

I Am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on January 23, 2015 tagged biographygraphic novelpicture book

The Hiltons The True Story of An American Dynasty by J. Randy Taraborrelli (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on May 9, 2014 tagged biographyhistory
    The story of hotel mogul Conrad Hilton and his (sometimes) out-of-control family.

I Am Abraham Lincoln (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on January 23, 2015 tagged biographygraphic novelpicture book

My Heart is a Drunken Compass A Memoir by Domingo Martinez (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on January 2, 2015 tagged biography
    After a painful time, an author draws closer to his estranged family and the woman who will become his wife.

Get Over It! by Corinne Mucha (2014)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on December 12, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    Corinne Mucha moved to Chicago with her boyfriend. They lived together for five months before they broke up.

Save the Date The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest by Jen Doll (2014)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on January 2, 2015 tagged biography
    A perpetual bridesmaid struggles to figure out why she’s never half of the happy couple.

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Book Lover's Adventures by Josh Hanagarne (2014)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 15, 2016 tagged biography

The Dirty Version On Stage, in the Studio, and in the Streets with Ol' Dirty Bastard by Buddha Monk, Mickey Hess (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 19, 2014 tagged biography
    An in-depth biography of the Wu-Tang Clan’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard by his friend Buddha Monk.

Malala: A Brave Girl From Pakistan  | Iqbal: A Brave Boy from Pakistan Two Stories of Bravery by Jeanette Winter (2014)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on February 20, 2015 tagged biographypicture book

The Contract by Derek Jeter, Paul Mantell (2014)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 5, 2014 tagged biographychapter book
    Young Derek Jeter writes a paper about his dream of becoming a NY Yankee. His teacher says it’s too unrealistic.

We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, A True Story by Josh Sundquist (2014)
    Reviewed by silver on January 29, 2016 tagged biographycoming of ageromance

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 biographygraphic novelnonfiction
    The story of how Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas studied wild primates.

Slow Getting Up A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile by Nate Jackson (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on December 13, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction
    Nate Jackson’s NFL tell-all focuses on the less glamorous, impersonal, boring side of playing pro football.

The Death of Santini The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 22, 2013 tagged biography
    Pat Conroy’s follow-up memoir about his complicated relationship as an adult with his famously abusive father.

My Mother's Wars by Lillian Faderman (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on November 22, 2013 tagged biographyhistory
    Lillian’s mother dreamed of becoming a dancer. But after she's kicked out of her home, her life took a bad turn.

Papa is a Poet a story about Robert Frost by Natalie S. Bober, Rebecca Gibbon (2013)
    Reviewed by snow on December 20, 2013 tagged biographypicture bookpoetry
    Lesley tells the story of growing up with her father, the poet Robert Frost.

Randolph Caldecott The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing by Leonard S. Marcus (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on December 13, 2013 tagged artbiographypicture book
    Bank clerk Randolph Caldecott taught himself to draw and forever changed the way children’s books were illustrated.

The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2013)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 22, 2013 tagged biographychapter bookfantasyhumor
    If Andy and Terry don’t finish the book they promised their publisher, they’ll have to leave their awesome treehouse.

Crazy Rich Power, Scandal and Tragedy Inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty by Jerry Oppenheimer (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 8, 2013 tagged biographyhistory
    Johnson & Johnson’s success brought wealth to its founders, but a lot of trouble to their heirs.

VJ The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave by Gavin Edwards, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter, Martha Quinn (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 27, 2013 tagged biographyhistory

The Girl A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski by Samantha Geimer (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 27, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction

The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece by Roseanne Montillo (2013)
    Reviewed by robert on October 30, 2015 tagged biographyclassicscience

The Astronaut Wives Club A True Story by Lily Koppel (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on November 14, 2014 tagged biography
    The stories of the women behind the men of the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs.

The Mountain My Time On Everest by Ed Viesturs, David Roberts (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on September 20, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction

A Curious Man The Strange & Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley by Neal Thompson (2013)
    Reviewed by sharonlevin on November 15, 2013 tagged biography
    The colorful life of Robert Ripley, the cartoonist who created “Believe It or Not!"

Bluffton by Matt Phelan (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on December 20, 2013 tagged biographygraphic novelhistorical fiction
    In 1908 vaudevillians, including the young Buster Keaton, take up residence in a small Michigan town.

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