Biographical Fiction

Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn

By Ruth Ashby - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

In 1961, the Soviet Union was winning the Space Race; having sent a man into orbit before the US had even sent a man ...Read Review

Memoirs of a Traitor

By Lee R Levin - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionMiliary

Presented as a found document, Memoirs of a Traitor is the story of William Stanley, knight, younger brother of Lord Thomas Stanley. These ...Read Review

The Devil’s Slave (Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy)

By Tracy Borman - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 17th-century England, misogyny, lust, and religious bigotry drive most of King James I/VI’s decisions, according to Tracy Borman, who continues ...Read Review

Elizabeth of Bohemia: A Novel about Elizabeth Stuart, the Winter Queen

By David Elias - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of James I of England, narrates her own story in Elias’s wide-ranging novel. Her life encompasses many seismic events, ...Read Review

Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor

By Rebecca Rosenberg - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

Rebecca Rosenberg, author of The Secret Life of Mrs. London, offers up a fascinating insight into another American woman of substance with Gold ...Read Review

Ada

By Kaz Cooke - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Born in 1869 in a grimy English coal mining town and orphaned at age 12, Ada Delroy was taken in by theatre performers. That real-life ...Read Review

Commodus (The Damned Emperors)

By Simon Turney - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

My all-time favourite kind of historical novel is the kind where I learn about a real person I know very little about, and ...Read Review

Stars in His Eyes

By Adrian Nathan West (trans.) - By Marti Gironell - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1949, twenty-one-year-old Ceferino Carrión flees Barcelona to escape Franco’s violent regime and evade mandatory military service. He stows away on a ...Read Review

Girl Under a Red Moon: Growing Up During China’s Cultural Revolution

By Da Chen - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The author narrates this novel-like memoir depicting how, when he was a child, he and his conscientious older sister Sisi were forced to ...Read Review

A Man in Love

By David Dollenmayer (trans.) - By Martin Walser - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

In the summer of 1823, while on a promenade in Marienbad, Johannes Wolfgang von Goethe, then 73, literary, scientific, and cultural lion, confidant of kings, ...Read Review

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