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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.

A Matter of Life by Jeffrey Brown (2013)
    Reviewed by dawnrutherford on July 19, 2013 tagged biographygraphic novel

Confessions of a Hostie by Danielle Hugh (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on January 31, 2014 tagged biographynonfiction
    A veteran flight attendant tells all.

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!"

Paperboy An Enchanting True Story of a Belfast Paperboy Coming to Terms with the Troubles by Tony Macauley (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 30, 2013 tagged biographycoming of age

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on June 20, 2014 tagged biographyessays
    Ann Patchett muses on marriage, writing, dogs, and more.

March Book One by John Lewis (2013)
    Reviewed by craigseasholes on January 17, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novelhistory
    The story of Congressman John Lewis' early life and activism during the 1960s Civil Rights struggles.

Woman Rebel The Margaret Sanger Story by Peter Bagge (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on May 23, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novel
    Margaret Sanger put her freedom on the line so that women in the U.S. could get access to birth control.

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 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

A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting by Guy Delisle (2013)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on January 31, 2014 tagged biographygraphic novelnonfiction
    Guy Delisle’s days with his kids are one step removed from disaster.

Attempting Normal by Marc Maron (2013)
    Reviewed by davidtomashek on May 16, 2014 tagged biographyhumor
    A window into the roller coaster inside comedian Marc Maron’s head.

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.

Kate: The Future Queen by Katie Nicholl (2013)
    Reviewed by murphy'smom on September 9, 2016 tagged biography

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.

I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow by Jonathan Goldstein (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 29, 2013 tagged biographyhumor
    Jonathan Goldstein, star of the NPR radio show Wiretap, documents the year between his 39th and 40th birthdays.

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.

Unknown Pleasures Inside Joy Division by Peter Hook (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on February 22, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction
    The story of the influential band Joy Division, from its early days to lead singer Ian Curtis’s suicide.

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.

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.

Her A Memoir by Christa Parravani (2013)
    Reviewed by darcy on January 10, 2014 tagged biographycoming of age
    A memoir about dealing with a sister’s crushing fear, depression, and eventual overdose.

Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So A Memoir by Mark Vonnegut (2013)
    Reviewed by silver on August 23, 2013 tagged biography

The Ghost Runner by Bill Jones (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on January 11, 2013 tagged biography

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.

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.

Yoko Ono Collector of Skies by Nell Beram, Carolyn Boriss-Krimsky (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on November 16, 2012 tagged biography

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.

Stitches A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair by Anne Lamott (2013)
    Reviewed by emilyreads on May 9, 2014 tagged biographyessays
    Essayist Anne Lamott meditates on the ways we manage to keep going when life swats us down.

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

Rob Delaney Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. by Rob Delaney (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on April 25, 2014 tagged biographyessayshumor
    Funny essays on parenting, growing up, bed wetting, sobriety, and writing jokes.

Running with the Kenyans by Adharanand Finn (2013)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 30, 2013 tagged biographynonfiction

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

Relish My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley (2013)
    Reviewed by geneambaum on June 21, 2013 tagged biographycoming of agecookbookgraphic novel

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.

Perfect Chaos A Daughter's Journey to Survive Bipolar, a Mother's Struggle to Save Her by Linea Johnson, Cinda Johnson (2012)
    Reviewed by silver on October 12, 2012 tagged biographynonfiction

I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, Bryan Collier (2012)
    Reviewed by billba on September 14, 2012 tagged biographyhistorypicture bookpoetry

Jerusalem Chronicles from the Holy City by Guy Delisle (2012)
    Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on October 5, 2012 tagged biographynonfiction

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 23, 2013 tagged artbiographyhistory

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.

Annie Sullivan and the Trials of Hellen Keller by Joseph Lambert (2012)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on August 17, 2012 tagged biographygraphic novelnonfiction

That Book About Harvard by Eric Kester (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on August 10, 2012 tagged biographycoming of agehumor

Life in the Ocean The Story of Oceanographer Sylvia Earle by Claire A. Nivola (2012)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 14, 2012 tagged biographyscience

A Game for Swallows to die, to leave, to return by Zeina Abirached (2012)
    Reviewed by snow on October 19, 2012 tagged biographygraphic novel
    Zeina grew up during the Lebanese Civil War, and became used to the daily hazards of life in a war zone.

Little White Duck A Childhood in China by Na Liu, Andres Vera Martinez (2012)
    Reviewed by snow on July 27, 2012 tagged biographygraphic novelnonfiction

Hosoi My Life as a Skateboarder Junkie Inmate Pastor by Christian Hosoi (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on July 13, 2012 tagged biography

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel (2012)
    Reviewed by davidtomashek on June 15, 2012 tagged biographygraphic novel

Timeless Thomas How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta (2012)
    Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 19, 2013 tagged biographypicture book

How to be Black by Baratunde Thurston (2012)
    Reviewed by billba on March 23, 2012 tagged biographyhumor

Master of Deceit J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies by Marc Aronson (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 23, 2012 tagged biographyhistorynonfiction

The Pregnancy Project by Gaby Rodriguez, Jenna Glatzer (2012)
    Reviewed by flemtastic on March 9, 2012 tagged biographycoming of agenonfiction

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