Non-Fiction - Biography

Walt Disney's Melody Makers

A Biography of the Sherman Brothers
By Kathryn M. Price

Walt Disney's Melody Makers: A Biography of the Sherman Brothers is written by Kathryn M. Price. Bob and Dick Sherman came from a musical family, and they would prove to be no exception to the family’s gifts. While they were youngsters, they created musical...

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Life as it Happens 2000 - 2005

By Howard Mack

The year was 2002 and many people were losing their jobs after the dot-com bubble burst, except for the main character in Life as it Happens 2000 - 2005, a biography by Howard Mack. He continues to get work, even in the hardest times, until...

The Mission of Abbé Glasberg in the French Resistance during WWII

By Lucien Lazare

If you like historical biographies about seemingly ordinary people who lead extraordinary lives, filled with almost unbelievable daring and adventure, and all to save the lives of others at the risk of their own, you’ll like The Mission of Abbé Glasberg in the French Resistance...

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Born This Way

Friends, Colleagues, and Coworkers Recall Gia Carangi, the Supermodel Who Defined An Era
By Sacha Lanvin Baumann

Born on January 29, 1960, Gia Marie Carangi was a popular American fashion model during the late 1970s and early 1980s. I’ve come to know about her through the dramatized 1998 film Gia, in which Angelina Jolie portrayed her. I was intrigued and looked for...

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Executive Hoodlum

Negotiating on the Corner of Main and Mean
By John Costello with Larry Elder

Executive Hoodlum: Negotiating on the Corner of Main and Mean by John Costello with Larry Elder is a thought-provoking and engaging true story like nothing I’ve ever really read before. Personally, I always veer towards non-fiction stories, but as I read this book, I found...

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The Biography of Mose Jones Jr., Lawrence County Commissioner District 1

A Seed of the Foot Soldiers Bloody Sunday March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965
By April Lavette Jones

The Biography of Mose Jones Jr., Lawrence County Commissioner District 1: A Seed of the Foot Soldiers Bloody Sunday March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by April Lavette Jones is the biography of a powerful man who spearheaded the civil rights movement in...

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Goodbye to Italia

By Marisa Parker

Goodbye to Italia by Marisa Parker is an enchanting story that takes the reader on a journey back in time and into the lives of her parents. The cover of this biography is beautiful and hints at the rich history inside the pages. I loved...

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Murder In The County

50 True Stories of the Old West
By Denele Campbell

Murder in The County by Denele Campbell is a collection of 50 True Stories of the Old West. Some people think that Arkansas was nothing to do with the Old West, but it was firmly up there with places like Texas. And crime abounded, from...

Two Shades of Vice

Based on the True Story of an Interracial Couple's Life Together in Crime
By Dewey Reynolds

Two Shades of Vice: Based on the True Story of an Interracial Couple's Life Together in Crime by Dewey Reynolds is a true crime story that explores powerful cultural and political issues in a great historical setting. In a story set against the tumultuous backdrop...

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Bushcat

Minstrel of the Wild
By John Edmond

I chose to review this book as I was curious to learn more about the recent history of Rhodesia, later to become Zambia and Zimbabwe. I was not disappointed as in Bushcat: Minstrel of the Wild, the author, John Edmond, takes us through all the...

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