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Group tag: biography


Biographies, Memoirs and Autobiographies

614 members

A great biography or memoir can be just as enthralling as any great work of fiction, so please tell your favorites and let's share the wealth.

Legacy Libraries

679 members

A group for those interested and involved in entering the personal libraries of famous readers into LibraryThing as Legacy Libraries. For discussions of the libraries of those still among the living,…

Reading the World (Dormant)

23 members

This is a group for those of us who want to explore the world through non-fiction; history, biography, natural history, as long as it isn't fiction it's fair game! (See the active Reading Globally…

Historical Biography (Dormant)

36 members

For those of us who love reading about other, dead, people's lives.

Biographies of eccentrics and outsiders (Dormant)

24 members

Biographies of unusual or eccentric characters. The classic starting-point for the lighter side of the topic would be Edith Sitwell's 'English Eccentrics' ... but there are plenty of darker accounts…

Biofiction (Dormant)

14 members

Biographical and autobiographical fiction is a fascinating area of writing. What's true? What's made up for dramatic purposes? What really happened to all the characters? If you read Laura Ingalls…

Biography (Dormant)

4 members

All those interested in biographies are welcome to share their points of view. It is never possible to give completely neutral accounts of someone else's life. Even if it is an autobiography you get…


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