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Kaikki, 2018 (4), 2017 (3), 2016 (7), 2015 (10), 2014 (11), 2013 (7), 2012 (13), 2011 (8), 2010 (8), 2009 (10), 2008 (8), 2007 (10), 2006 (14), 2005 (15), 2004 (9), 2003 (13), 2002 (7), 2001 (15), 2000 (20), 1999 (12)
TeosVuosi
Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World (tekijä: Andrea Barnet)
2018
In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin (tekijä: Lindsey Hilsum)
2018
Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time (tekijä: Hilary Spurling)
2018
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke (tekijä: Jeffrey C. Stewart)
2018
Grant (tekijä: Ron Chernow)
2017
Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life (tekijä: Robert Dallek)
2017
Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan (tekijä: Elaine M. Hayes)
2017
The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice (tekijä: Patricia Bell-Scott)
2016
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (tekijä: Ruth Franklin)
2016
Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary (tekijä: Joe Jackson)
2016
George Lucas: A Life (tekijä: Brian Jay Jones)
2016
Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul (tekijä: James McBride)
2016
Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes (tekijä: Paul Staiti)
2016
Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon (tekijä: Larry Tye)
2016
An Einstein Encyclopedia (tekijä: Alice Calaprice)
2015
Martín Ramírez: Framing His Life and Art (tekijä: Victor M. Espinosa)
2015
Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll (tekijä: Peter Guralnick)
2015
Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi (tekijä: Hayden Herrera)
2015
Jonas Salk: A Life (tekijä: Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs)
2015
Sinatra: The Chairman (tekijä: James Kaplan)
2015
How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family (tekijä: Peter Nabokov)
2015
Empire of Self: A Life of Gore Vidal (tekijä: Jay Parini)
2015
Young Elizabeth the Making of Our Queen (tekijä: Kate Williams)
2015
The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science (tekijä: Andrea Wulf)
2015
Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life (tekijä: Peter Ackroyd)
2014
The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War (tekijä: Tim Butcher)
2014
The Strangest Family (tekijä: Janice Hadlow)
2014
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League (tekijä: Jeff Hobbs)
2014
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (tekijä: Walter Isaacson)
2014
John Quincy Adams: American Visionary (tekijä: Fred Kaplan)
2014
Brando's Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work (tekijä: Susan L. Mizruchi)
2014
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography (tekijä: Miriam Pawel)
2014
Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space (tekijä: Lynn Sherr)
2014
Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces (tekijä: Miles J. Unger)
2014
Victoria: A Life (tekijä: A. N. Wilson)
2014
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East (tekijä: Scott Anderson)
2013
Bolivar: American Liberator (tekijä: Marie Arana)
2013
Jim Henson: The Biography (tekijä: Brian Jay Jones)
2013
Jack London: An American Life (tekijä: Earle Labor)
2013
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin (tekijä: Jill Lepore)
2013
The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince (tekijä: Jane Ridley)
2013
Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography (tekijä: Richard Rodriguez)
2013
Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948 (tekijä: Madeleine K. Albright)
2012
James Joyce: a new biography (tekijä: Gordon Bowker)
2012
The Passage of Power (tekijä: Robert A. Caro)
2012
The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America's Banana King (tekijä: Rich Cohen)
2012
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Volume III: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 (tekijä: William Manchester)
2012
Barack Obama: The Story (tekijä: David Maraniss)
2012
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power (tekijä: Jon Meacham)
2012
And Bid Him Sing: A Biography of Countee Cullen (tekijä: Charles Molesworth)
2012
Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya (tekijä: Ethan Mordden)
2012
Thornton Wilder: A Life (tekijä: Penelope Niven)
2012
Joseph Anton : muistelmat (tekijä: Salman Rushdie)
2012
I'm your man : Leonard Cohenin elämä (tekijä: Sylvie Simmons)
2012
American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama (tekijä: Rachel L. Swarns)
2012
Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President (tekijä: Justin A Frank M.D.)
2011
George F. Kennan: An American Life (tekijä: John Lewis Gaddis)
2011
Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark (tekijä: Brian Kellow)
2011
Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock (tekijä: David Margolick)
2011
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman (tekijä: Robert K. Massie)
2011
John Huston: Courage and Art (tekijä: Jeffrey Meyers)
2011
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President (tekijä: Candice Millard)
2011
Becoming Dr. Q: My Journey from Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon (tekijä: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa)
2011
Washington: A Life (tekijä: Ron Chernow)
2010
Grant Wood: A Life (tekijä: R. Tripp Evans)
2010
Galileo (tekijä: John Heilbron)
2010
The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars (tekijä: Patrick Hennessey)
2010
Hitch-22 (tekijä: Christopher Hitchens)
2010
Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty (tekijä: Phoebe Hoban)
2010
Colonel Roosevelt (tekijä: Edmund Morris)
2010
Paul McCartney (tekijä: Howard Sounes)
2010
Cheever: A Life (tekijä: Blake Bailey)
2009
Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years (tekijä: Cari Beauchamp)
2009
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom (tekijä: Graham Farmelo)
2009
Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor (tekijä: Brad Gooch)
2009
John Milton: A Hero of Our Time (tekijä: David Hawkes)
2009
The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart (tekijä: Mary S. Lovell)
2009
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A Life (tekijä: Gerald Martin)
2009
Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector (tekijä: Benjamin Moser)
2009
Man of Constant Sorrow: My Life and Times (tekijä: Ralph Stanley)
2009
City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and '70s (tekijä: Edmund White)
2009
Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (tekijä: H. W. Brands)
2008
In Search of Bill Clinton: A Psychological Biography (tekijä: John D. Gartner)
2008
Painter in a Savage Land: The Strange Saga of the First European Artist in North America (tekijä: Miles Harvey)
2008
Ziegfeld: The Man Who Invented Show Business (tekijä: Ethan Mordden)
2008
Fidel Castro : elämäni (tekijä: Ignacio Ramonet)
2008
The Beautiful Soul of John Woolman, Apostle of Abolition (tekijä: Thomas P. Slaughter)
2008
First Darling of the Morning: Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood (tekijä: Thrity Umrigar)
2008
Le Corbusier: A Life (tekijä: Nicholas Fox Weber)
2008
Carlisle vs. Army: Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Battle (tekijä: Lars Anderson)
2007
An Illuminated Life: Belle da Costa Greene's Journey from Prejudice to Privilege (tekijä: Heidi Ardizzone)
2007
Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu (tekijä: Laurence Bergreen)
2007
Amerigo: The Man Who Gave His Name to America (tekijä: Felipe Fernández-Armesto)
2007
African Queen: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus (tekijä: Rachel Holmes)
2007
Einstein: His Life and Universe (tekijä: Walter Isaacson)
2007
Nureyev: The Life (tekijä: Julie Kavanagh)
2007
Edith Wharton (tekijä: Hermione Lee)
2007
Von Braun: Dreamer of Space, Engineer of War (tekijä: Michael J. Neufeld)
2007
Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant: A Memoir (tekijä: Daniel Tammet)
2007
A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation (tekijä: Catherine Allgor)
2006
Let Me Finish (tekijä: Roger Angell)
2006
Flaubert: A Biography (tekijä: Frederick Brown)
2006
The Lost Executioner: A Story of the Khmer Rouge (tekijä: Nic Dunlop)
2006
Anna of All the Russias: A Life of Anna Akhmatova (tekijä: Elaine Feinstein)
2006
George Mackay Brown: The Life (tekijä: Maggie Fergusson)
2006
Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King (tekijä: Antonia Fraser)
2006
In Search of Nella Larsen: A Biography of the Color Line (tekijä: George Hutchinson)
2006
Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China's Eternal First Lady (tekijä: Laura Tyson Li)
2006
Truck: A Love Story (P.S.) (tekijä: Michael Perry)
2006
Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man (tekijä: Dale Peterson)
2006
Tell Them I Didn't Cry: A Young Journalist's Story of Joy, Loss, and Survival in Iraq (tekijä: Jackie Spinner)
2006
A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters (Asian Voices) (tekijä: Sasha Su-Ling Welland)
2006
Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long (tekijä: Jr. Richard D. White)
2006
The Language of Baklava (tekijä: Diana Abu-Jaber)
2005
Sharon and My Mother-in-Law: Ramallah Diaries (tekijä: Suad Amiry)
2005
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (tekijä: Kai Bird)
2005
Mao (tekijä: Jung Chang)
2005
Melville: His World and Work (tekijä: Andrew Delbanco)
2005
Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Life of America's First Poet (tekijä: Charlotte Gordon)
2005
Burning Fence: A Western Memoir of Fatherhood (tekijä: Craig Lesley)
2005
Eudora Welty: A Biography (tekijä: Suzanne Marrs)
2005
Lillian Hellman: A Life with Foxes and Scoundrels (tekijä: Deborah Martinson)
2005
The Tender Bar (tekijä: J. R. Moehringer)
2005
When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the White House (tekijä: Patricia O'Toole)
2005
Mencken: The American Iconoclast (tekijä: Marion Elizabeth Rodgers)
2005
Two Lives (tekijä: Vikram Seth)
2005
1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (tekijä: James S. Shapiro)
2005
D. H. Lawrence: The Life of an Outsider (tekijä: John Worthen)
2005
Alexander Hamilton (tekijä: Ron Chernow)
2004
Kepler's Witch (tekijä: James A. Connor)
2004
His Excellency: George Washington (tekijä: Joseph J. Ellis)
2004
Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale (tekijä: Gillian Gill)
2004
One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner (tekijä: Jay Parini)
2004
John James Audubon: The Making of an American (tekijä: Richard Rhodes)
2004
Nelson: A Dream of Glory, 1758-1797 (tekijä: John Sugden)
2004
A Question of Loyalty: Gen. Billy Mitchell and the Court-Martial That Gripped the Nation (tekijä: Douglas C. Waller)
2004
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon (tekijä: Robert Whitaker)
2004
Valan velvoittama : tšetšeenikirurgi sodan keskellä (tekijä: Khassan Baiev)
2003
John Clare (tekijä: Jonathan Bate)
2003
The Gate (tekijä: François Bizot)
2003
When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence (tekijä: Connie Bruck)
2003
Curzon: Imperial Statesman (tekijä: David Gilmour)
2003
Elää kertoakseen (tekijä: Gabriel García Márquez)
2003
Martha Gellhorn: A Life (tekijä: Caroline Moorehead)
2003
Lost in America: A Journey with My Father (tekijä: Sherwin B. Nuland)
2003
Almost There (tekijä: Nuala O'Faolain)
2003
Lightning Man: The Accursed Life of Samuel F. B. Morse (tekijä: Kenneth Silverman)
2003
Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII (tekijä: David Starkey)
2003
Hruštšov : mies ja hänen aikakautensa (tekijä: William Taubman)
2003
The Art of Burning Bridges: A Life of John O'Hara (tekijä: Geoffrey Wolff)
2003
The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War (tekijä: Gioconda Belli)
2002
Master of the Senate (tekijä: Robert A. Caro)
2002
Nuoruus : kohtauksia syrjäisestä elämästä II (tekijä: J. M. Coetzee)
2002
Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome's Greatest Politician (tekijä: Anthony Everitt)
2002
The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling (tekijä: David Gilmour)
2002
Lincoln's Virtues (tekijä: William Lee Miller)
2002
Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone? The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music (tekijä: Mark Zwonitzer)
2002
Ava's Man (tekijä: Rick Bragg)
2001
Norman Rockwell: A Life (tekijä: Laura P. Claridge)
2001
Marie Antoinette: The Journey (tekijä: Antonia Fraser)
2001
Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams--The Early Years 1903-1940 (tekijä: Gary Giddins)
2001
My Wars Are Laid Away in Books: The Life of Emily Dickinson (tekijä: Alfred Habegger)
2001
Churchill: A Biography (tekijä: Roy Jenkins)
2001
Saving Milly (tekijä: Mort Kondracke)
2001
Bon appétit : herkuttelua ja hyvää elämää Ranskassa (tekijä: Peter Mayle)
2001
John Adams (tekijä: David McCullough)
2001
Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay (tekijä: Nancy Milford)
2001
Theodore Rex (tekijä: Edmund Morris)
2001
President Nixon: Alone in the White House (tekijä: Richard Reeves)
2001
Volframin hehku : muistoja kemiallisesta lapsuudestani (tekijä: Oliver Sacks)
2001
Somewhere for Me - A Biography of Richard Rodgers (tekijä: Meryle Secrest)
2001
Hans Christian Andersen: The Life of a Storyteller (tekijä: Jackie Wullschlager)
2001
Where Did It All Go Right?: A Memoir (tekijä: Al Alvarez)
2000
Bellow (tekijä: James Atlas)
2000
Oscar Wilde: A Certain Genius (tekijä: Barbara Belford)
2000
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (tekijä: Herbert P. Bix)
2000
My Mother's Ghost (tekijä: Fergus M. Bordewich)
2000
Marcel Proust: A Life (tekijä: William C. Carter)
2000
Ho Chi Minh (tekijä: William J. Duiker)
2000
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (tekijä: Amanda Foreman)
2000
Hitler: 1936-1945: Nemesis (tekijä: Ian Kershaw)
2000
The Happy Bottom Riding Club (tekijä: Lauren Kessler)
2000
Marie Antoinette: The Last Queen of France (tekijä: Evelyne Lever)
2000
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963: The Fight for Equality and the American Century (tekijä: David Levering Lewis)
2000
Lincoln: A Foreigner's Quest (tekijä: Jan Morris)
2000
Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt (tekijä: Jack Olsen)
2000
Dances with Luigi: A Grandson's Search for His Italian Roots (tekijä: Paul E. Paolicelli)
2000
Rimbaud: A Biography (tekijä: Graham Robb)
2000
A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent Beginnings, 1917-1950 (tekijä: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.)
2000
Bruce Chatwin (tekijä: Nicholas Shakespeare)
2000
Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance: The Glorious Impostor (tekijä: Donald B. Smith)
2000
The Circle of Hanh: A Memoir (tekijä: Bruce Weigl)
2000
The Prisoner's Wife: A Memoir (tekijä: Asha Bandele)
1999
Eugene O'Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy (tekijä: Stephen A. Black)
1999
Mailer: A Biography (tekijä: Mary V. Dearborn)
1999
Truffaut: A Biography (tekijä: Antoine de Baecque)
1999
Scars Of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin (tekijä: Alice Echols)
1999
My Kitchen Wars (tekijä: Betty Fussell)
1999
Raising Raul: Adventures Raising Myself and My Son (tekijä: Maria Hinojosa)
1999
Gore Vidal: A Biography (tekijä: Fred Kaplan)
1999
How to Stop Time: Heroin from A to Z (tekijä: Ann Marlowe)
1999
Denmark Vesey: The Buried Story of America's Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It (tekijä: David M. Robertson)
1999
From a High Place: A Life of Arshile Gorky (tekijä: Matthew Spender)
1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette (tekijä: Judith Thurman)
1999

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