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More Short Lives

Enjoy these short but fascinating biographies which come in under 200 pages.

Bestselling author Anna Quindlen writes about her life and the lives of women today, looking back and ahead-- and celebrating it all-- as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all that stuff in our closets, and more.

Elvis Presley by Bobbie Ann Mason
Jane Austen by Carol Shields
Black like me by John Howard Griffin
James A. Garfield by Ira M Rutkow
Winston Churchill by John Keegan
James Joyce by Edna O'Brien
James Madison by Garry Wills
Napoleon by Paul Johnson
Julia Child by Laura Shapiro
John Quincy Adams by Robert V. Remini

An engaging and intimate portrait of the controversial early American politician Aaron Burr.

About Alice by Calvin Trillin