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Mythmaker The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien, creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by Anne E. Neimark (2012)
Reviewed by snow on January 4, 2013 tagged biography
Tangles A Story About Alzheimer's, My Mother, and Me by Sarah Leavitt (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 11, 2013 tagged biography • graphic novel
The Richest Woman in America Hetty Green in the Gilded Age by Janet Wallach (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 1, 2013 tagged biography
The eccentric “Witch of Wall Street” made a fortune in stocks while living a bizarrely frugal existance.
The Longest Way Home One Man’s Quest for the Courage to Settle Down by Andrew McCarthy (2012)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on February 8, 2013 tagged biography • nonfiction
After life as a teen idol, Andrew McCarthy avoids settling down by becoming a globe-trotting travel writer.
Marbles Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, & Me by Ellen Forney (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on February 15, 2013 tagged biography • graphic novel
Artist Ellen Forney tries to figure out how to deal with bipolar disorder in a way that doesn’t kill her creativity.
My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf (2012)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on April 5, 2013 tagged biography • coming of age • graphic novel
Derf Backderf went to school with Jeffery Dahmer. Their lives seemed similar, but Dahmer’s was a lonely nightmare.
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 art • biography • history
It's So Easy and Other Lies by Duff McKagan (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on November 1, 2013 tagged biography
Guns ’N Roses bassist Duff McKagan discusses his early life, his bands, and his struggles with addiction.
Part Wild Caught Between the Worlds of Wolves and Dogs by Ceiridwen Terrill (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on December 20, 2013 tagged biography • nonfiction
Terrill sees the beauty in her adopted wolf-dog puppy even when others worry he’s a monster.
The Lovely Horrible Stuff by Eddie Campbell (2012)
Reviewed by emilyreads on January 17, 2014 tagged biography • graphic novel • nonfiction
Eddie Campbell meditates on his personal finances and the huge stone currency once used on Yap.
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen (2012)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by sarahhunt on June 3, 2016 tagged biography • history
Ugly Beauty Helena Rubenstein, L’Oreal and the Blemished History of Looking Good by Ruth Brandon (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 18, 2011 tagged biography • history • nonfiction
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.
My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me And Other Stories I Shouldn't Share with Acquaintances, Coworkers, Taxi drivers, Assistants, Job Interviewers, ... and Ex/Current/Future Boyfriends but Have by Hilary Winston (2011)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on November 25, 2011 tagged biography • humor • nonfiction
Writing Movies for Fun and Profit How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too! by Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 21, 2011 tagged biography • nonfiction
Two script writers tell everything they learned while writing and rewriting scripts to make studios piles of money.
SEAL Team Six Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard Wasdin, Stephen Templin (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 21, 2011 tagged biography • history • nonfiction
A sniper member of the elite SEAL Team Six talks about the training, camaraderie, and high tech gear.
Through No Fault of My Own A Girl's Diary of Life on Summit Avenue in the Jazz Age by Coco Irvine (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on September 2, 2011 tagged biography • history
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
Evel The High Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend by Leigh Montville (2011)
Reviewed by darcy on November 14, 2014 tagged biography
Evel Knievel sold insurance, broke into safes, and worked security before becoming a daredevil.
Paying For It A Comic-Strip Memoir about Being a John by Chester Brown (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on September 2, 2011 tagged biography • graphic novel
Ask Me Why I Hurt The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them by Randy Christensen (2011)
Reviewed by silver on August 5, 2011 tagged biography • nonfiction
How They Croaked The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg, Kevin O'Malley (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 25, 2011 tagged biography • nonfiction
Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII by Chester Nez, Judith Scheiss Avila (2011)
Reviewed by theo on October 7, 2016 tagged biography • history
Blood, Bones & Butter The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (2011)
Reviewed by darcy on October 12, 2012 tagged biography
The Boy in the Moon A Father’s Journey to Understand His Extraordinary Son by Ian Brown (2011)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 16, 2012 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
Shiro Wit, Wisdom & Recipes from a Sushi Pioneer, a Memoir by Shiro Kashiba (2011)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on June 6, 2014 tagged biography • cookbook
The life of Shiro Kashiba, one of the first sushi chefs in Seattle.