Posts tagged: Biographies

Robert Caro on LBJ and the Biographer’s Art

If you like biography, interviews or Lyndon B. Johnson, don’t miss this Paris Review interview with Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Caro. Caro is now starting his fifth decade of work on …..

Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Kennedy in Jackie. Natalie Portman is the latest actress to take on America’s most stylish First Lady. Many famous brunettes including Jaclyn Smith, Roma Downey, Jacqueline Bisset, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Katie Holmes have tried on iconic Kennedy pillbox hat or oversize Onassis shades at some point in their careers. But here’s how that classic Kennedy style looks on Portman in the first official photo from Pablo Larraín’s Jackie..Featuring: Natalie Portman. Where: United States. When: 17 Dec 2015.

Natalie Portman as Jackie Kennedy: Does She Even Look Like Jackie?

Natalie Portman is playing First Lady Jackie Kennedy in the new biopic Jackie. The film just premiered at the Venice Film Festival and it’s a “brilliantly constructed, diamond-hard character study,” according …..

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Women’s History Month Biographies for Students

Women’s History Month is here! And if you liked our students’ guide to Black History Month, you’ll love our big guide to Women’s History Month biographies. All the big names …..

68th Annual Cannes Film Festival - 'Jazbaa' - Photocall.Featuring: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Where: Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France. When: 19 May 2015.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Biography: Updates!

Our Aishwarya Rai biography has been updated with new facts and photos. For one thing, it’s the Aishwarya Rai Bachchan biography now. She married fellow Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan in 2007. We …..

Channeling Churchill

When historian William Manchester died before finishing his massive bio of Winston Churchill, a novice stepped into the breach.

Michael Cunningham Biography: New!

Remember The Hours?  This is the guy who wrote it. Our new biography of Michael Cunningham is now live.

Rachel Maddow Biography: New!

She’s a Rhodes scholar, a volleyball player, and a super-popular TV personality. Our new biography is up and running.

Dick Nixon Still Getting Kicked Around

A new book about President Richard Nixon claims he was wife-beating drunk who dabbled in Mafia man-love. But was he a good conservative?