ICPL Best of 2012-Biography

by on December 20th, 2012
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Kick back, relax, maybe move a bit closer the the fireplace.  What could be better during an Iowa snowstorm but some great biographies recommended by Iowa City Public Library staff? You’ll be so engrossed in these books you’ll forget about the snow!

2012 was a great book year. Yesterday we released our “Best of 2012-Nonfiction” list. Keep an eye out for upcoming recommendations for Fiction, Mystery and Books for Children.

A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father Sargent Shriver Mark Shriver
After Camelot: A Personal History of the Kennedy Family 1968-To the Present J. Randy Taraborrelli
Cronkite Douglas Brinkley
Kurt Vonnegut: Letters Dan Wakefield, Editor
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) Jenny Lawson
Letter: My Journey Through Life, Love, and Loss
Marie Tillman
Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury Lesley-Ann Jones
Passage of Power: The Times of Lyndon Johnson Robert Caro
Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy David Nasaw
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail  Cheryl Strayed

 

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