People Writing About People
a book list by Derek Hartley
shelved under Biography & Memoir
As much as I have enjoyed a few novels over the years, I must confess that I find real people more interesting than made up people. Most of my reading since I left school and was able to freely choose has been confined to biographies, autobiographies and books of essays. Here are some of my favorite favorites:
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About Derek Hartley
Since April 2003, Derek Hartley has been one half of the Sirius XM Radio duo Derek and Romaine on the OutQ Channel. Prior to the launch of Derek and Romaine, Derek had been a syndicated columnist for nearly a decade. His widely-read columns have appeared online and in print across the U.S. and around the world. His first book, Colonnade: A Life In Columns, juxtaposes his first two years in NYC in 2001 and 2002, and his latest work is When Nightlife Falls.
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