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SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

What's New: September 2022

The September 2022 update features five new biographies, including the science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin; actor Kirk Douglas; film critic Vincent Canby; and two prominent architects: the furniture designer Florence Knoll and Edmund Bacon of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission.

AUGUST 25, 2022

What's New: August 2022

This update features four new biographies, including the extraordinarily influential evangelist Billy Graham; prolific journalist and sportswriter John Lardner; Olivia de Havilland, an Academy Award-winning actress who reshaped the Hollywood system by insisting on choosing her own parts; and poet and scholar Daniel Hoffman.

JULY 28, 2022

What's New: July 2022

This update features five new biographies, including the “Godmother of Title IX” Bernice “Bunny” Sandler; Boston civil rights activist Florida Ruffin Ridley; scholar and suffragist Grace Raymond Hebard; Lola Maverick Lloyd, an activist who fused feminism and pacifism; and Julia Tarrant Barron, Alabama philanthropist and college founder.

JUNE 23, 2022

What's New: June 2022

This update features five new essays, including journalist and lawyer Nell Battle Lewis, who worked for the rights of women and workers but became a defender of racial segregation; Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen; actress Barbara Cook; Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Don Newcombe, and economist Jacob Marschak.

MAY 23, 2022

What's New: May 2022

This update features five new biographies including pioneering financial expert Muriel Siebert; Hall of Fame baseball player Willie McCovey; Ronald Walters, an African American public intellectual and activist; newspaper publisher and conservative political activist Mary Dawson Cain; and Leander Herron, a civil engineer and military veteran.

APRIL 28, 2022

What's New: April 2022

This update features four new biographies, including George H. W. Bush, the forty-first President of the United States; First Lady Barbara Bush; Chicano rights activist and political organizer Roberto Martinez, and computer innovator Larry Tesler.

MARCH 18, 2022

What's New: March 2022

This update features four new essays, including baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra; union and women’s rights activist Aileen Clarke Hernandez; Intel CEO Andrew S. Grove; and Maud Malone, notable suffragist who popularized open-air meetings and marches as forms of protest.

FEBRUARY 24, 2022

What's New: February 2022

The February update of the American National Biography features four new essays, including disco legend Donna Summer; Hip Hop/R&B superstar Aaliyah; Senate majority leader and diplomat Mike Mansfield; and Jane Manning James, a pioneering African American member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints.

JANUARY 23, 2022

What's New: January 2022

The January update of the American National Biography features five new essays, including playwright Neil Simon; actress and singer Doris Day; baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson; football star Junior Seau; and communications scholar Warren Gasink.

NOVEMBER 25, 2021

What's New: November 2021

The November update of the American National Biography features seven new essays, including legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor; football broadcaster Keith Jackson; Jack Kevorkian, who became famous for his support of assisted suicide; influential Puerto Rican mycologist Carlos E. Chardón; Chicago Bulls general manager Jerry Krause; sports columnist Dave Anderson; and Robert Leslie Wharton, a Presbyterian missionary and teacher in Cuba.

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