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From Freud to Fitzgerald: 9 of the Best Biographies of 2014

Not all of these biographies can or should be used as strict guidelines for living, but they do brighten our understanding of the astounding mark some leave on the foot trails of human culture.


Writing Biography Is Not A Love Affair: Hermione Lee and Life-Writing

Hermione Lee is leading the way in exploratory forms of biography, or what Virginia Woolf has called Life-Writing. Glimpse into Lee's life, her nuanced approach to writing, and her fascination with human secrets.


If You’ve Never Heard of Penelope Fitzgerald, Stay a While and Listen

Renowned novelist Penelope Fitzgerald was a consummately British figure and reached acclaim in her later years, she can come off as shy, even doddering. But that belies her fierce intellect and stalwart sense of purpose.


Signatures Unite at a CUNY Conference: Catching Up With Gary Giddins

If Signature is the online hub for lovers of real life stories, the Leon Levy Center for Biography at CUNY’s Graduate Center is the brick-and-mortar epicenter. We caught up with Gary Giddins, executive director of LLCB, in anticipation of Writing Writers’ Lives, its fifth annual biography conference beginning at 1pm on Monday, March 18 at Elebash Recital Hall (365 Fifth Ave at 34th Street) in Manhattan.