Biographical Fiction

Lord of All the Dead

By Javier Cercas - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Lord of All the Dead is a curious book. Labeled as a “nonfiction novel,” it opens with the enigmatic sentence, “His name was ...Read Review

Only Gossip Prospers: A Novel of Louisa May Alcott in New York

By Lorraine Tosiello - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

Following the success of her novel Little Women, Louisa May Alcott took an extended trip to New York City. Only Gossip Prospers presents ...Read Review

Miss Lucy

By William Orem - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

From a debilitating childhood illness, to civil servant, to beneficiary of Henry Irving’s coveted patronage, to Acting Manager of the West End’...Read Review

And They Called It Camelot: A Novel of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

By Stephanie Marie Thornton - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis is the subject of Thornton’s new biographical fiction, and although touching on the politics of the day, she ...Read Review

More Miracle Than Bird

By Alice Miller - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionLiterary

This is a magical novel—in the most literal sense. And yet Alice Miller has based her first book-length fiction, More Miracle than ...Read Review

Code Name Hélène

By Ariel Lawhon - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

The thrilling, astoundingly incredible World War II exploits of the vivacious journalist and socialite Nancy Wake are evocatively portrayed in this ambitiously written ...Read Review

The Queen’s Secret: A Novel of England’s World War II Queen

By Karen Harper - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

King George VI has only been on the throne for two years when war breaks out in Europe. He is about to be ...Read Review

The Queen of Paris: A Novel of Coco Chanel

By Pamela Binnings Ewen - Published 2020

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Biographical Fiction

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel will always be known as an iconic symbol of couture and high-end perfume. In The Queen of Paris, the reader ...Read Review

Beyond Black There Is No Colour: The Story of Forough Farrokhzad

By Maryam DIENER - Published 2020

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Biographical FictionLiterary

In the last century, three major women poets died in their prime. Two, Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton, took their own lives. Forough ...Read Review

What We Did In The Dark

By Ajay Close -

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Biographical Fiction

Catherine MacFarlane Carswell (1879-1946) was a novelist, biographer of Robert Burns, and journalist who, though she excelled in her studies at Glasgow University, ...Read Review

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