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Maggie Smith: A Biography

Maggie Smith: A Biography

FEATURED BIOGRAPHIES: “No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith. Michael Coveney’s biography shines a light on the life and career of a truly remarkable performer, one whose stage and screen career spans six decades. From her days as a West End star of comedy and revue, Dame

Reading Lolita In Tehran: A Memoir In Books

Reading Lolita In Tehran: A Memoir In Books

FEATURED BIOGRAPHIES: “Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious families, others were progressive and secular; some had spent time in jail. They were

NEW Biography –  It’s A Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson

NEW Biography – It’s A Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson

FEATURED BIOGRAPHY ” ‘Unvarnished. Funny. Leaving no stone unturned.’ . . . So say the publishers about this book I’ve written. What I say is that this is the story of my life, told as clear as a Texas sky and in the same rhythm that I lived it. It’s a story of restlessness and

Alan Turing: The Enigma

Alan Turing: The Enigma

FEATURED SPECIALTY BOOK “It is only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by decades–all before his suicide at age forty-one. This New York Times–bestselling biography of the founder of computer science, with a

Up Next on WRBH’s Biographies: William Shakespeare

Up Next on WRBH’s Biographies: William Shakespeare

FEATURED BIOGRAPHY: “William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of wild supposition arranged around scant facts. With a steady hand and his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful muddle to reveal the man himself.

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings

Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.

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‘The Beauty of Dusk: On Vision Lost and Found’ by Frank Bruni

‘The Beauty of Dusk: On Vision Lost and Found’ by Frank Bruni

Featured Non-Fiction Monday – Friday @ 6am-7am / 2pm – 3pm / 1:30am – 2:30am From New York Times columnist and bestselling author Frank Bruni comes a wise and moving memoir about aging, affliction, and optimism after partially losing his eyesight. One morning in late 2017, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni woke up with strangely blurred vision. He

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