Saturday, November 30, 2013

The 13 Best Biographies, Memoirs, and History Books of 2013

Maria Popova, creator of Brain Pickings, offers her list. It may not include the books you expect. Here’s her description:

It’s that time of year again, the time for those highly subjective, grossly non-exhaustive, yet inevitable and invariably fun best-of reading lists. To kick off the season, here are my thirteen favorite biographies, memoirs, and history books of 2013.

The list contains extensive annotations, including illustrations and long quotations. Great reading. Here is her list.


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