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Blog: biographies

Feed Your Harriet Need

Now that I’ve seen the biopic Harriet and have a taste for who this incredible woman was - I’ve begun searching for more information about her life, and wanted to share some recommended reading (and viewing).

Interesting Stories for Outdoor Enthusiasts

From living secluded in a tent for almost three decades, to climbing a 3,200 foot wall without ropes, this list highlights some of my favorite titles where people do some really incredible (and maybe a few ill-advised) things outside.

10 Best Biographies of 2018

Biographies, autobiographies, essays and memoirs from famous and not so famous, but very interesting people sharing intimate details of their lives.

Nobel Prize Winners

The Nobel Peace Prize has an interesting history - continue reading to learn more about it and check out a selection of books by some of the recipients.

Crazy About Jane

The great thing about Jane Austen’s work is that it’s easy to find something to love, because she writes with sincerity and humanity with a dash of wit thrown in from time to time to keep us on our toes. It's no wonder people around the world are crazy about Jane Austen to this day.