Streisand Biographies, Guides & Photo Books …

Barbra Streisand has been written about ever since her career began. There are numerous biographies about Miss Streisand that have been published.

To date, Barbra Streisand has only written one book: My Passion For Design (Viking 2010), which is all about the building and design of her dream home. [Order My Passion For Design from]

In 2015, it was announced that Barbra would release her memoir from Viking Books in 2017.

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In alphabetical order by AUTHOR ... Click ORDER on some of the books that link directly to Amazon. Other books can be found by searching Amazon or eBay and ordering them used.

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Abitan, Guy

Elle s'appelle Barbra

Paris: Editions Encre, 1985

Andersen, Christopher

Barbra: The Way She Is

New York: William Morrow, 2006

Ardia, Bernie

Barbra Streisand in New York City: A Self Guided Tour of Landmark Locations in the Career of Barbra Streisand

Outskirts Press (February 13, 2007)


Black, Jonathan


New York: Leisure Books, 1975

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Bond, Alma H.

Barbra Streisand On the Couch

Bancroft Press (October 1, 2017)


Bly, Nellie

Barbra Streisand: The Untold Story

New York: Windsor Pub. Corp., 1994

Bradanyi, Ivan

Barbra Streisand

Budapest: Editio Musica, 1990

Brady, Frank

Barbra Streisand: An Illustrated Biography

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1979

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Bret, David

Barbra Streisand

London: Unanimous Ltd., 2000

Büllmann, Bert


Hamburg: Querverlag, 1998

Busa, Paul

The Barbra Streisand Record & CD Collector's Guide: 1996-2014

Self-published, 2012


Busa, Paul

The Barbra Streisand Film Guide

Self-published, 2015


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Carrick, Peter

Barbra Streisand: A Biography

London: Robert Hale, 1991

Castell, David

Barbra Streisand: A Biography

New York: Confucian Press, 1981

Castell, David

The Films of Barbra Streisand

London: Barnden Castell Williams Ltd., 1974 St. Paul, MN: Greenhaven Press, 1978

Clarke, Scott

Barbra-toons: The Coloring Book

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Clr Csm edition (October 12, 2016)


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Clarke, Scott

Barbra-toons: An Illustrated Tribute

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 15, 2016)


Considine, Shaun

Barbra Streisand: The Woman, The Myth, The Music

New York: Delacorte Press, 1985

Cunningham, Ernest W.

The Ultimate Barbra

Los Angeles: Renaissance Books, 1998

Dennen, Barry

My Life with Barbra: A Love Story

Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 1997

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Edwards, Anne

Streisand: A Biography

Boston: Little, Brown, 1997

Taylor Publishing, 2016 [revised]


Eldred, Patricia Mulrooney

Barbra Streisand

Mankato, MN: Creative Education, 1975

Eppridge, Bill

Becoming Barbra: The Young Streisand from New York to Paris

Rizzoli (April 3, 2018)


Gabler, Neal

Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power (Jewish Lives)

Yale University Press, 2016


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Gerber, Françoise

Barbra Streisand

Paris, France: Favre Press, 1988

Harvey Karanikas, Donna and Jackson Harvey

Streisand: The Pictorial Biography

Philadelphia: Courage Books, 1997


Jordan, Rene

The Greatest Star

New York: Putnam, 1975

Keenan, Deborah

On Stage: Barbra Streisand

Mankato, MN: Creative Education, 1976

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Kimbrell, James

Barbra, An Actress Who Sings (two volumes)

Boston: Branden Pub. Co., 1989/1992

Mann, William

Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand

Mariner Books, 2012


Mitani, Kouji

Cine Album: Barbra Streisand

Japan: Haga Shoten, 1976

Moline, Karen and Frank Teti

Streisand: Through The Lens

New York: Delilah Communications: Distributed by Putnam Pub. Group, 1982

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Nickens, Christopher and Karen Swenson

The Films of Barbra Streisand

New York, NY: Citadel Press/Kensington Publishing, 2001


Pappas, Rita

Barbra Streisand

Philadelphia, PA: Chelsea House, 2000

Pohly, Linda

The Barbra Streisand Companion: A Guide to Her Vocal Style and Repertoire

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000

Riese, Randall

Her Name Is Barbra

Secaucus, NJ: Carol Pub. Group, 1993 expanded paperback: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994


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Rossi, Allegra

Barbra: A Retrospective

12.2 x 9.4 x 1.2 inches

Sterling, 2012

Ruggeri, Paolo

Barbra Streisand

Rome: Lato Side, 1981

Ruhlmann, William

Barbra Streisand

London: Magna Books and Stamford, CT: Longmeadow Press, 1995

Santopietro, Tom

The Importance of Being Barbra

New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2006


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Schapiro, Steve and Schiller, Lawrence

Barbra Streisand

12.3 x 17.3 inches

Taschen, 2014
Taschen [re-issue] 2016


Spada, James

Streisand: Her Life

New York: Crown Publishers, 1995

published in the UK as Streisand: The Intimate Biography. London: Little, Brown, 1995

Spada, James

Streisand: In the Camera Eye

9.5 x 1.2 x 11.5 inches

New York: Abrams, 2014


Spada, James with Christopher Nickens

Streisand: The Woman and The Legend

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1981

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Spada, James

Barbra: The First Decade - The Films and Career of Barbra Streisand

Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, 1974

Swenson, Karen

Barbra: The Second Decade

Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, 1986

Vare, Ethlie Ann, ed.

Diva: Barbra Streisand and The Making of a Superstar

New York: Boulevard Books, 1996


Waldman, Allison J.

Barbra Memories

Self-published, 2012

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Waldman, Allison J.

The Barbra Streisand Scrapbook

Secaucus, NJ: Citadel Press, 1995 and New York: Citadel Press, 2001


Winnert, Derek

Barbra Streisand: Quote, Unquote

New York: Crescent Books, 1996

Yapp, Nick

Barbra Streisand

London: Endeavour London Ltd, 2009


Zec, Donald and Anthony Fowles


New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981


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