Questions tagged [biography]

Questions about biographies, i.e. publications that provide a detailed description of a person's life.

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What would a biography on an animal be called?

If biography means: an account of someone's life written by someone else. biographies as a branch of literature. a human life in its course. What would a biography based on a particular animal, be ...
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How autobiographical are Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books?

The Little House series of books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, including perhaps the most famous Little House on the Prairie, tell the story of her childhood in the American West. How autobiographical are ...
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Which Biography of Einstein

When I was in school, meaning early 2000's, I read a book that seemed older at the time. It was a biography of Einstein and also delved into explaining some of the science and math behind his theories ...
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How do publishers select who has biographies written about them? [closed]

Presumably, in order for there to be a biography of someone, someone else must decide that they're worth writing a biography about. How is this determination made? I assume that publishers are ...
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Elon Musk biography: who is the intended audience and how would you describe the tone?

In Elon Musk's biography, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, who can be identified as the intended audience besides from Elon's critics, admirers, and wanna-be ...