Tagged Biography & Autobiography

Beck Dorey-Stein | From the Corner of the Oval

In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition A White House stenographer from 2012 to 2017, Beck Dorey-Stein was serving cocktails in the D.C. area when she answered an unlikely Craigslist post that…

Sarah McBride | Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality

In conversation with State Representative Brian K. Sims , former staff counsel for policy and planning at the Philadelphia Bar Association. Sims recently stepped down as both the president of the board of directors of Equality…

Nell Irvin Painter | Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over

Celebrated historian Nell Irvin Painter’s many books include Sojourner Truth, Creating Black Americans , and, most recently, The History of White People , a national bestseller examining the dangerous socially constructed notion…

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

Tickets on sale April 20 at 10:00 a.m. In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition A scion of America’s most fabled political dynasty, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is a clinical professor and…

Alex Wagner | Futureface: A Family Mystery, an Epic Quest, and the Secret to Belonging

Political commentator Alex Wagner is co-host of Showtime’s The Circus  and a contributor to CBS News and The Atlantic . She previously hosted MSNBC’s Emmy-nominated Now with Alex Wagner , among many other credits. From…

The Libraries Are Appreciated

This exhibition takes its name from a 1943 painting by Jacob Lawrence that honors the library’s active role in providing free education for all. In celebration of Black History Month, the selection focuses on the work of African…

Gregory Pardlo | Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America with Kevin Young | Brown: Poems

“Intensely personal … funny and poignant” ( New York Times) , Gregory Pardlo’s poetry collection Digest won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. An out-of-nowhere coup for the relatively unknown Columbia University MFA…

Leslie Jamison | The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

In conversation with Marty Moss-Coane, host of Radio Times on WHYY Leslie Jamison is the author of the bestselling essay collection The Empathy Exams , a personal and probing look at pain and how we understand others’ suffering,…

Famous Asian Americans

Biographies and collective biographies on Asian Americans.

LGBTQ - Biographies and Autobiographies

Biographies and Autobiographies of important and influential members of LGBTQ community.

Biography in Context

Comprehensive online biographical reference database in the areas of literature,science,multicultural studies,business,entertainment,politics,sports,government,history,arts and newsmakers from around the world and throughout history.

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