Enrich, Inspire, Transform
Biography and MemoirSubscribe to this list
Find it in the catalogue
A girl called Genghis Khan : how Maria Toorpakai Wazir pretended to be a boy, defied the Taliban, and became a world famous squash player / Lord, Michelle

Pakistan -- Social conditions
Toorpakai, Maria, 1990-
Women -- Pakistan -- Social conditions
Women squash players -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Women's rights -- Pakistan
Escapes -- Pakistan.
Passing (Identity) -- Pakistan.
Squash players -- Pakistan -- Biography.
Women athletes -- Pakistan -- Social conditions.

Find it in the catalogue
Becoming a curator / Brubach, Holly.

"An illuminating guide to a career as a curator written by acclaimed journalist Holly Brubach and based on the real-life experiences of an expert in the field-essential reading for someone considering a path to this challenging, yet rewarding profession. Go behind the scenes and be mentored by the best to find out what it's really like, and what it really takes, to become a curator. Esteemed journalist Holly Brubach takes readers to the front lines to offer a candid portrait of the modern curatorial profession. Brubach shadows Elisabeth Sussman of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York to reveal how a top curator actually works. In Becoming a Curator, Brubach reveals the path to becoming a curator in today's ultra-competitive art world, from education to exhibition"--Provided by publisher.

Find it in the catalogue
Fins : Harley Earl, the rise of General Motors, and the glory days of Detroit / Knoedelseder, William

Automobile engineers -- United States -- Biography
Automobile industry and trade -- United States -- History
Detroit (Mich.) -- Economic conditions.
Earl, Harley.
General Motors Corporation -- History.

Find it in the catalogue
Four friends : promising lives cut short / Cohan, William D.

Kennedy, John F. Jr., 1960-1999
Berman, Jack (Son of Holocaust survivors)
Bull, Harry.
Daniel, Will (Harry Truman's grandson)
Phillips Academy.
Preparatory school students -- United States -- Biography.

Find it in the catalogue
Frederick Douglass / Blight, David W.

Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Slaves -- United States -- Biography
African American abolitionists -- United States -- Biography.

Find it in the catalogue
I am Marie Curie / Eliopoulos, Chris

"A biography of Marie Curie, the physicist and chemist who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize."--Provided by publisher.

Find it in the catalogue
I am Walt Disney / Eliopoulos, Chris

"A biography of Walt Disney with a focus on his work making dreams come true for himself and for generations of children"--Provided by publisher.

Find it in the catalogue
Jog on : how running saved my life / Mackie, Bella.

Runners (Sports) -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Running -- Psychological aspects
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Mackie, Bella -- Divorce.
Mackie, Bella -- Mental health.
Mentally ill women -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Find it in the catalogue
Seed by seed : the legend and legacy of John "Appleseed" Chapman / Codell, Esmé Raji

Apple growers -- United States -- Biography.
Appleseed, Johnny, 1774-1845
Frontier and pioneer life -- Middle West

Find it in the catalogue
Still life : a memoir / Sutherland, Jeff

Jeff Sutherland tells how he made peace with his diagnosis with ALS and the loss of his son in a kayaking accident, and found a renewed sense of purpose and meaning in his constricted life.