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Another historical biography to add to my list.


A.W. Pink (1886-1952) After Pink's death, his works were republished by the Banner of Truth Trust and reached a much wider audience as a result. Biographer Iain Murray observes of Pink, "the widespread circulation of his writings after his death made him one of the most influential evangelical authors in the second half of the twentieth century." His writing sparked a revival of expository preaching and focused readers' hearts on biblical living.


Time biographer.

writing prompt // You're a time traveling biographer. You travel through time befriending historical figures to better understand them. However, you've gotten a little too close with you most recent subject.


Stefan and Lotte Zweig in 1940. Stefan Zweig was an Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. At the height of his literary career, in the 1920s and 1930s, he was one of the most popular writers in the world. Wes Anderson's film The Grand Budapest Hotel was based, in part, on Zweig's writings


Bessie Smith began her professional career in 1912. By the 1920s, she was a leading artist in black shows on the TOBA circuit and at the 81 Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.


Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980) - French philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. Nobel Prize Literature 1964. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. Photo by Philippe Halsman


Quanah Parker - being interviewed by a biographer. At this time, through shrewd investments, part ownership of a railroad, and a profitable cattle ranch, he had become perhaps the wealthiest Indian in America. Yet, for all his efforts to embrace white culture, he never repudiated his past or asked his people to abandon their traditions. He rejected suggestions he become monogamous, refused to cut his long braids and rejected Christianity for the Comanche peyote religion.


Stefan Zweig, 1939. Giséle Freund


Mountbatten | Countess Mountbatten of Burma (left), the Prince and Lady Pamela Hicks

from Esquire

The 75 Best Dressed Men of All Time

he never found academia or acclaim says Blotner the biographer and when they found him it had zero interest to the Mississippi genius