Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Ten Most Circulated 10 Biographies of 2011

Yesterday's post about BHPL's top-circulating nonfiction of 2011 did not include books shelved in the library's biography section. It's an interesting group of books about presidents, aristocrats, and entertainers, plus a few perennial favorites.

1. Decision Points by George W. Bush
2. Cleopatra: a Life by Stacy Schiff
3. American Rose : a Nation Laid Bare, the Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee by Karen Abbott
4. Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage by Hazel Rowley
5. Night by Elie Wiesel
6. (tie) Wait for Me! : Memoirs by Deborah Mitford, the Duchess of Devonshire
6. (tie) Growing Up Laughing : My Story and the Story of Funny by Marlo Thomas
8. (tie) This Time Together : Laughter and Reflection by Carol Burnett
8. (tie) A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
10. Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller

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