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New biography: Van Gogh – The life

2022-06-17T20:00:36+01:0011.12.2011|Categories: New Biographies 2011|

A new biography was released: Van Gogh, The life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. It’s the product of ten years of research and writing. The authors studied all the available documents relating to Van Gogh, as well as the relevant literature and archives. They also frequently consulted with Van Gogh specialists around the [...]

New Biography: This Is a Call

2022-06-17T20:01:28+01:0011.12.2011|Categories: New Biographies 2011|

“This Is a Call,” the first in-depth, definitive biography of Dave Grohl, tells the epic story of a singular career that includes Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, and Them Crooked Vultures. Based on ten years of original, exclusive interviews with the man himself and conversations with a legion of musical associates like [...]

New Biography: Sophia Tolstoy

2022-06-17T20:04:49+01:0011.12.2011|Categories: New Biographies 2011|

As Leo Tolstoy’s wife, Sophia Tolstoy experienced both glory and condemnation during their forty-eight-year marriage. She was admired as the muse and literary assistant to one of the world’s most celebrated novelists. But when in later years Tolstoy became a towering public figure and [...]

New Biography: Steve Jobs

2022-03-23T11:55:20+01:0031.10.2011|Categories: New Biographies 2011|

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative [...]

New Biography: Richard Branson

2022-03-23T11:55:21+01:0001.09.2011|Categories: New Biographies 2011|

“Oh, screw it, let’s do it.” That’s the philosophy that has allowed Richard Branson, in slightly more than twenty-five years, to spawn so many successful ventures. From the airline business (Virgin Atlantic Airways), to music (Virgin Records and V2), to cola (Virgin Cola), to [...]