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Literary biographies

Lynette Baines
 
Basil Street Blues
Basil Street Blues
"Fascinating look at a family of eccentrics, full of secrets."
Charlotte Bronte: A Passionate Life
Charlotte Bronte: A Passionate Life
"Charlotte as professional writer. Dismisses the Bronte stereotype."
Charlotte Bronte (Oxford Paperbacks)
Charlotte Bronte (Oxford Paperbacks)
"All Gerin's Bronte books are wonderful. Traditional biography at it's best."
Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf
"The definitive biography on VW. Sympathetic and full of insight."
Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby (Virago classic non-fiction)
Testament of Friendship: The Story of Winifred Holtby (Virago classic non-fiction)
"A true testament to the joys of friendship, and a portrait of a working writer in the 30s."
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Biography
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Biography
"In EBB's bicentennial year, this is the one to read."
The Carlyles at Home
The Carlyles at Home
"A formidable literary partnership. Focus is on their domestic life but literature breaks in."
Jane Austen: A Life
Jane Austen: A Life
"The best biography of Austen I've read. Gets behind the myths and speculation."
The Brontes
The Brontes
"Excellent, exhaustive biography of the whole family. Restores Patrick and Arthur to their true place in the story."
The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
"Ellen Ternan's life reveals so much about Dickens the man and writer. Great detective work."