Foreword Reviews

  1. Search
  2.  

742 results for #biography

If you can't find what you're looking for, read through our search cheat sheet to learn how to use our search.

Book Review

Bundini

by Joe Taylor

Todd D. Snyder’s “collection of stories” about Muhammad Ali’s motivator and cornerman “Bundini” Brown vivifies the cultural icon who was instrumental to Ali’s success. "Bundini" is alive with voices. One of its primary... Read More

Book Review

Truganini

by Eileen Gonzalez

Truganini is a near-mythic figure in Australian history; called “the last Tasmanian,” she died in 1876. Drawing on contemporary sources, Cassandra Pybus reconstructs Truganini’s eventful life, from her early abuse at the hands of... Read More

Book Review

Kusama

by Peter Dabbene

Elisa Macellari’s graphic biography "Kusama" concentrates on the life and work of artist Yayoi Kusama. The book follows a natural arc, moving from Kusama’s childhood in Japan, and her first interest in art, to her years of growing... Read More

Book Review

Setsuko's Secret

by Meg Nola

Setsuko’s Secret is an intense, personal chronicle of the unconscionable internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Soon after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt authorized Executive Order 9066,... Read More

Book Review

By the Tale of the Dragonfly

by Mari Carlson

In its inquisitive and positive accounts of world traveling, the historical novel "By the Tale of the Dragonfly" follows a former soldier living life on his own terms in the wake of WWII. In Vincent Hancock’s historical novel "By the... Read More

Book Review

Raven's Witness

by Bianca Bowers

Slow down and contemplate how progress has come to trump stability through Hank Lentfer’s evocative, absorbing, and relevant biography Raven’s Witness—a timely reminder to replace “never enough” mantras with those that... Read More

Load More