Current Biography profiles individuals in politics, industry, entertainment, arts and more, from all over the world.
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Current Biography 2019 Subscription
Eleven times each year, Current Biography delivers biographies of men and women of contemporary importance. It is renowned for its unfailing accuracy, insightful selection, and the wide scope of influence of its subjects.

Current Biography strives to find those thought leaders, artists, educators, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are not only accomplished in their professions, but whose life stories are a celebration of human achievement. Professions featured include activist, artist, author, baseball economist, fashion designer, mathematician, poet, priest, professional sumo wrestler, stunt performer, surgeon, venture capitalist, video game designer, violist, and young-adult novelists...among many others.
2019 Subscription: $199
January - November 2019
ISBN: 978-1-64265-205-5
11 issues per year on the day's most talked about and influential people

19 to 20 profiles per issue, featuring a wide range of professionals
Current Biography Yearbook, 2018
2018 Edition
December 2018
ISBN: 978-1-68217-641-2
Price: $199
Current Biography Yearbook offers ongoing access to the important personalities of today:
  • Includes the day's most talked about and influential people
  • A remarkably wide range of professions
  • Obituaries, where appropriate, of figures profiled in previous yearbooks
  • A complete listing of all those profiled in the current year

Profiles are approximately 2,500 words and include biographical statistics and a bibliography for easy access to additional information. Photographs accompany many of the entries.

An invaluable source for researchers, teachers, students, and librarians, Current Biography Yearbook draws information from newspaper and magazine articles, books, the internet, observations of journalists and associates, and occasionally personal interviews or questionnaires completed by the subjects.
Current Biography Cumulated Index, 1940-2017
Published every four years, the Current Biography Cumulated Index makes it easy to find the biography of every individual profiled since the first issue of Current Biography published in 1940 through 2017.

With both a Name Index and an Index by Profession, this time-saving tool will quickly direct researchers to the Yearbook and Monthly Issue in which the biography appears.
A must-have companion for all subscribers to Current Biography!
December 2017
ISBN: 978-1-68217-206-3
Price: $199
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