a writer of someone's biography.
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How to use biographer in a sentence
There were some poems that just seem to me to be love poems written not to the “Master,” which most biographers talked about, but to another woman.The ‘Mother of Lesbian History’ Looks Back — and Forward | Randy Dotinga | July 17, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Charles was famously treated very harshly by his father and said as much when telling his life story to his official biographer, Jonathan Dimbleby.Charles Blocking Edward’s New Title in Toxic Sibling Fight Because He’s Jealous, Says Report | Tom Sykes | July 14, 2021 | The Daily Beast
The tension between Pearson’s mostly admirable ends and his sometimes unsavory means is fertile ground for a biographer.A top columnist who exposed corruption — and sometimes betrayed his principles | Matthew Pressman | July 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Much of her work focused on the contrast between the messiness of real life and the tidy narratives offered by lawyers in the courtroom and by journalists and biographers on the page.Janet Malcolm, elegant and incisive writer for the New Yorker, dies at 86 | Harrison Smith | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
It’s to the much-published Heylin’s benefit that we extend a similar tolerance to the biographer.‘The Double Life of Bob Dylan’ is the definitive account of a shape-shifting genius’s early years | David Kirby | May 20, 2021 | Washington Post
But any biographer of the novel faces a problem more fundamental than compressing between two covers a vast and unwieldy subject.
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biographer Andrew Roberts argues that history has maligned Napoleon by lumping him in with totalitarian thugs.
“I had to lie on a huge, fur rug and have a nightmare,” Prince Charles told his biographer, Jonathan Dimbleby.
biographer Jane Ridley has written of Edward VII, “He spied on Bertie, he whipped him, he treated him as a patient.”
Giles Jacob died; an English law writer, biographer, and lexicographer.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
William Roscoe, an English biographer and miscellaneous writer, died.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
I do not mean to be his biographer, however, though my partiality for him will be a sufficient apology for a slight sketch.Stories about Animals: with Pictures to Match | Francis C. Woodworth
But how can a conscientious biographer help this ungraciousness and inaccommodativeness?Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
His biographer insists that there was nothing in the affair but friendship.Washington Irving | Henry W. Boynton