* Recent Releases *

Notable recent releases are listed below. Links to third-party reviews and a publisher’s synopsis will be provided for selected biographies.
Last updated February 25, 2017.

Hermann Rorschach The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing by Damion Searls Feb 21 Release Alert
William Faulkner William Faulker: A Life Through Novels by Andre Bleikasten Feb 13
Dean Smith Dean Smith: A Basketball Life by Jeff Davis Feb 7
Eva Peron Evita: The Life of Eva Peron by Jill Hedges Jan 30
Montaigne Montaigne: A Life by Philippe Desan Jan 24 Release Alert
Albert Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer: A Biography by Nils Ole Oermann Jan 24
Thoreau Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau by Kevin Dann Jan 3 3rd-party reviews
Mario Cuomo Mario Cuomo: Remembrances of a Remarkable Man by William O’Shaughnessy Jan 2
Prince Prince: Purple Reign by Mick Wall Dec 27, 2016 Release Alert
David Bowie The Golden Years: David Bowie by Roger Griffin Dec 20 Release Alert
George Lucas George Lucas: A Life by Brian Jay Jones Dec 6 Release Alert
Rasputin Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs by Douglas Smith Nov 22 Release Alert
Queen Victoria Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire by Julia Baird Nov 22 Release Alert
Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton: The Illustrated Biography by Richard Sylla Nov 15 Release Alert
Freud Freud: In His Time and Ours by Elisabeth Roudinesco Nov 7 Release Alert
Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and After (1939-1962) (Volume 3) by Blanche Wiesen Cook Nov 1 Release Alert
Peter O’Toole Peter O’Toole: The Definitive Biography by Robert Sellers Nov 1 3rd-party reviews
Bach Bach: A Musical Biography by Peter Williams Oct 31 Release Alert
Brett Favre Gunslinger: The Remarkable, Improbable, Iconic Life of Brett Favre by Jeff Pearlman Oct 25 Release Alert
Al Capone Al Capone: His Life, Legacy and Legend by Deirdre Bair Oct 25 Release Alert
Einstein Einstein’s Greatest Mistake: A Biography by David Bodanis Oct 18 Release Alert
Enrico Fermi The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age by Gino Segre Oct 18 Release Alert
Edith Wilson Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson by William Hazelgrove Oct 17 Release Alert
Alan Greenspan The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan by Sebastian Mallaby Oct 11 Release Alert
Ulysses Grant American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant by Ronald C. White, Jr. Oct 4 3rd-party reviews
Karl Marx Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion by Gareth Stedman Jones Oct 3 3rd-party reviews
Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair that Shaped a First Lady by Susan Quinn Sept 27 3rd-party reviews
Winston Churchill Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard Sept 20 3rd-party reviews
FDR & Missy LeHand The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR and the Untold Story of the Partnership that Defined a Presidency by Kathryn Smith Sept 6 3rd-party reviews
Hitler Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939 by Volker Ullrich Sept 6  3rd-party reviews
FDR His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt by Joseph Lelyveld Sept 6
Robert Kennedy Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon by Larry Tye July 5
George W. Bush Bush by Jean Edward Smith July 5 3rd-party reviews

Not every recently-released biography will end up as part of my collection of the very best biographies.

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