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Anos:
Todos, 2023 (11), 2022 (8), 2021 (8), 2020 (10), 2019 (9), 2018 (15), 2016 (16), 2012 (17), 2011 (9), 2010 (8)
ObraAno
Larry McMurtry: A Life por Tracy Daugherty
2023
King: A Life por Jonathan Eig
2023
True West: Sam Shepard's Life, Work, and Times por Robert Greenfield
2023
August Wilson: A Life por Patti Hartigan
2023
Lou Reed: The King of New York por Will Hermes
2023
Elon Musk por Walter Isaacson
2023
Althea: The Life of Tennis Champion Althea Gibson por Sally H. Jacobs
2023
Biography of a Phantom: A Robert Johnson Blues Odyssey por Robert Mack McCormick
2023
Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage por Jonny Steinberg
2023
Becoming Ella Fitzgerald: The Jazz Singer Who Transformed American Song por Judith Tick
2023
On Great Fields: The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain por Ronald C. White
2023
Napoleon: The Decline and Fall of an Empire: 1811-1821 por Michael Broers
2022
Dilla Time: The Life and Afterlife of J Dilla, the Hip-Hop Producer Who Reinvented Rhythm por Dan Charnas
2022
Ted Kennedy: A Life por John A. Farrell
2022
The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family por Kerri K. Greenidge
2022
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle por Jon Meacham
2022
Shirley Hazzard: A Writing Life por Brigitta Olubas
2022
Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne por Katherine Rundell
2022
Putin por Philip Short
2022
Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern por Mary Beard
2021
The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden por Peter L. Bergen
2021
King of the Blues: The Rise and Reign of B.B. King por Daniel De Visé
2021
A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America por James Horn
2021
Walk with Me: A Biography of Fannie Lou Hamer por Kate Clifford Larson
2021
Tom Stoppard: A Life por Hermione Lee
2021
The Young H. G. Wells: Changing the World por Claire Tomalin
2021
Pessoa: A Biography por Richard Zenith
2021
His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, a Life por Jonathan Alter
2020
A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom por Brittany K. Barnett
2020
Warhol por Blake Gopnik
2020
Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman's Ruthless Quest for Global Power por Bradley Hope
2020
MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed bin Salman por Ben Hubbard
2020
JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956 por Fredrik Logevall
2020
Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy por Ben Macintyre
2020
Calder: The Conquest of Space: The Later Years: 1940-1976 (A Life of Calder) por Jed Perl
2020
Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times por David S. Reynolds
2020
Hitler: Downfall: 1939-1945 por Volker Ullrich
2020
All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860 (3) por Sidney Blumenthal
2019
Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely por Andrew S. Curran
2019
The Club: Johnson, Boswell, and the Friends Who Shaped an Age por Leo Damrosch
2019
Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, & Identity por Winona Guo
2019
Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter por Robert Hutton
2019
Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination por Brian Jay Jones
2019
Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century por Charles King
2019
Edison por Edmund Morris
2019
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century por George Packer
2019
Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh por Anna Beer
2018
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom por David W. Blight
2018
Hermann Hesse por Gunnar Decker
2018
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life por Jane Sherron De Hart
2018
Leadership: In Turbulent Times por Doris Kearns Goodwin
2018
Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948 por Ramachandra Guha
2018
Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown por Lauren Hilgers
2018
De Gaulle por Julian Jackson
2018
The life of Saul Bellow: love and strife, 1965–2005 por Zachary Leader
2018
A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx por Sven-Eric Liedman
2018
Churchill: Walking with Destiny por Andrew Roberts
2018
The Life of Mark Twain: The Early Years, 1835-1871 (Mark Twain and His Circle) por Gary Scharnhorst
2018
In Byron's Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron's Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace por Miranda Seymour
2018
Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense por Jenny Uglow
2018
The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After por Clemantine Wamariya
2018
Jean Cocteau: A Life por Claude Arnaud
2016
The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice por Patricia Bell-Scott
2016
The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War por H. W. Brands
2016
Orson Welles: One-Man Band por Simon Callow
2016
Raoul Wallenberg: The Heroic Life and Mysterious Disappearance of the Man Who Saved Thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust por Ingrid Carlberg
2016
Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: 1939-1962 por Blanche Wiesen Cook
2016
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life por Ruth Franklin
2016
Charlotte Bronte: A Life por Claire Harman
2016
George Lucas: A Life por Brian Jay Jones
2016
Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul por James McBride
2016
Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill por Candice Millard
2016
Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady por Susan Quinn
2016
The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End por Katie Roiphe
2016
John Aubrey: my own life por Ruth Scurr
2016
Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams por Louisa Thomas
2016
Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White por Michael Tisserand
2016
The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) por Stephen R. Bown
2012
Cronkite por Douglas Brinkley
2012
The Passage of Power por Robert A. Caro
2012
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece por Michael Gorra
2012
The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac por Joyce Johnson
2012
Leonardo and the Last Supper por Ross King
2012
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume III: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 por William Manchester
2012
Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand por William J. Mann
2012
Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace por D.T. Max
2012
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power por Jon Meacham
2012
The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy por David Nasaw
2012
Mao: The Real Story por Alexander V. Pantsov
2012
Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans por Ben Sandmel
2012
The Tender Hour of Twilight: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age por Richard Seaver
2012
I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen por Sylvie Simmons
2012
On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson, Author of Silent Spring por William Souder
2012
Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child por Bob Spitz
2012
Tolstoy: a Russian life por Rosamund Bartlett
2011
Jane Fonda: The Private Life of a Public Woman por Patricia Bosworth
2011
Courage Beyond the Game: The Freddie Steinmark Story por Jim Dent
2011
Love and Capital por Mary Gabriel
2011
Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America por David S. Reynolds
2011
Howard Cosell: The Man, the Myth, and the Transformation of American Sports por Mark Ribowsky
2011
Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music - The Definitive Life por Tim Riley
2011
Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein por Julie Salamon
2011
Charles Dickens: A Life por Claire Tomalin
2011
First Family: Abigail and John Adams por Joseph J. Ellis
2010
Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille por Scott Eyman
2010
Kay Thompson: From Funny Face to Eloise por Sam Irvin
2010
The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood por Jane Leavy
2010
Three Chords for Beauty's Sake: The Life of Artie Shaw por Tom Nolan
2010
Joe Louis: Hard Times Man por Randy Roberts
2010
Begin Again: A Biography of John Cage por Kenneth Silverman
2010
Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney por Howard Sounes
2010

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