Get Lost in 8 Great Biographies – from Lawrence of Arabia to Margaret Fuller

Through June 18, Salon is sharing special recommended reading lists from the judges of the 2014 PEN Literary Awards

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June 6, 2014 8:01PM (UTC)

PEN judges James Atlas, Lisa Cohen, and Wendy Gimbel have chosen these eight titles for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for a distinguished biography published in 2013. In these captivating biographies, authors delve deep into the lives of curious figures, from actresses to activists.

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