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UTC Library Offers 6 Of The Best Biographies Of 2017

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.... check out these great biographies published in 2017!

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Ali: a life by Jonathan Eig

Boxing’s greatest fighter, portrayed in all his complexity.Click here to get it from the UTC Library.
Amazon

Boxing’s greatest fighter, portrayed in all his complexity.

Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

Grant by Ron Chernow

Comparable in scope and research to the author’s biography on Alexander Hamilton. Broadway musical, anyone?Click here to get it from the UTC Library.
Penguin

Comparable in scope and research to the author’s biography on Alexander Hamilton. Broadway musical, anyone?

Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

Jonathan Swift: the reluctant rebel by John Stubbs

An incisive portrait of the acclaimed satirist.Click here to get it from the UTC Library.
Amazon

An incisive portrait of the acclaimed satirist.

Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

Shirley Jackson: a rather haunted life by Ruth Franklin

A life that could easily have been fodder for Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique, the author deftly examines the conflicts Shirley Jackson faced in reconciling her success as a writer of literary suspense with her domestic obligations as wife and mother.Click here to get it from the UTC Library.
Amazon

A life that could easily have been fodder for Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique, the author deftly examines the conflicts Shirley Jackson faced in reconciling her success as a writer of literary suspense with her domestic obligations as wife and mother.

Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

Toscanini: musician of conscience by Harvey Sachs

Extensive biography of the conductor, detailing his extraordinary long career.Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

Extensive biography of the conductor, detailing his extraordinary long career.

Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

You Say to Brick: the life of Louis Kahn by Wendy Lesser

One of the twentieth century’s most prominent architects, Louis Kahn’s legacy is well served by this original and insightful biography.Click here to get it from the UTC Library.
Amazon

One of the twentieth century’s most prominent architects, Louis Kahn’s legacy is well served by this original and insightful biography.

Click here to get it from the UTC Library.

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