What's New: September 2022

September 22, 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.

Bacon, Edmund Norwood (2 May 1910–14 Oct. 2005), architect and urban planner

Canby, Vincent (27 July 1924–15 Oct. 2000), film and theater critic

Douglas, Kirk (9 Dec. 1916–5 Feb. 2020), actor, producer, and director

Knoll, Florence (24 May 1917–15 Jan. 2019), architect, furniture designer, and business executive

Le Guin, Ursula K. (21 Oct. 1929–22 Jan. 2018), science fiction and fantasy novelist

The American National Biography (ANB) is updated regularly throughout the year, giving you access to the most up-to-date and accurate information available. Full access to all biographies is available by subscription.

Discover a full list of entries added this year.