Rollyson is perhaps most widely known for his numerous biographies
. To date he has offered us biographies
of Marilyn Monroe, Lillian Heilman, Amy Lowell, Sylvia Plath, Dana Andrews, Martha Gellhorn, Norman Mailer, Rebecca West, Susan Sontag, and Jill Craigie.
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Author and editor whose full-scale critical biographies
of Lytton Strachey, Augustus John, and George Bernard Shaw are considered superb examples of the genre.
"The Wilson Biographies
Plus databases solve that problem with substantive profiles and links that expand on and update the information presented.
selected include a host of Baptist stalwarts, Northern, Southern, and even international.
Unlike most artist biographies
, this one needs--and gets--hundreds of images, producing a seamless weave of life and art.
Roche, a librarian at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library in Illinois, arranges these titles into sections such as war biographies
, adventure biographies
, true crime biographies
and celebrity biographies
and offers a definition of each genre and its appeal before making specific recommendations.
It would make a good read if you like biographies
about fictional characters.
The "Fact Finder" biography series (22.60 list/$16.95 library) offers six, 32-page, biographies
of African-Americans who made significant contributions to the music, athletics, and civil rights: Duke Ellington: Jazz Composer (0736837418MG); Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady Of Jazz (073683742MG), Harriet Tubman: Conductor Of Freedom (0736837434MG), Jesse Owens: Track-and-field Champion (0736837442MG), Langston Hughes: Great American Writer (0736837450MG), and Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Pioneer (0736837469MG).
Mother Teresa's beliefs, her noted humanistic works, and her vision to live and work among the poorest in the world are reviewed in an excellent work filling a reference gap for comprehensive yet readable biographies
. Timelines and photos round out the coverage.
Many other paperback editions are available in the series and the subjects are varied, from celebrities to politicians to world leaders, so librarians can choose what biographies
will be most needed in their collection.
His forty-year career has received deserved attention, with three biographies
already, the newest less than a decade old.