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  • Bruce Lee - A Life


    'The first noteworthy treatment of its subject--and a definitive one at that...Fascinating narrative threads proliferate' (The New York Times Book Review). The most authoritative biography--featuring dozens of rarely seen photographs--of film legend...

  • Arthur Ashe - A Life


    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A 'thoroughly captivating biography' (The San Francisco Chronicle) of American icon Arthur Ashe--the Jackie Robinson of men's tennis--a pioneering athlete who, after breaking the color barrier, went on to become an...

  • Hitler - A Global Biography

    Simms, Brendan

    From a prize-winning historian, the definitive biography of Adolph HitlerHitler offers a deeply learned and radically revisionist biography, arguing that the dictator's main strategic enemy, from the start of his political career in the 1920s, was...

  • Becoming Superman - My Journey From Poverty...

    Straczynski, J. Michael

    With an introduction by Neil Gaiman!***'J. Michael Straczynski is, without question, one of the greatest science fiction minds of our time.' -- Max Brooks (World War Z)In this dazzling memoir, the acclaimed writer behind Babylon 5, Sense8, Clint...

  • Embers Of Childhood - Growing Up A Whitney

    Biddle, Flora Miller

    A Look into the Privileged World of the American Aristocracy of the Early Twentieth Century Flora Miller Biddle was born a blue-blood. The granddaughter of the Whitney museum founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, her childhood played out in a sort...

  • The Tragic Secret Life Of Jayne Mansfield

    Strait, Raymond

    Having spent ten years as Jayne Mansfield's press secretary, Raymond Strait knows intimately both the public image and the private person that were Jayne Mansfield. Sitting through hundreds of hours of interviews and private conversations--not only...

  • The Chief Justiceship Of William Howard Taft,...


    In The Chief Justiceship of William Howard Taft, 1921-1930, Jonathan Lurie offers a comprehensive examination of the Supreme Court tenure of the only person to have held the offices of president of the United States and chief justice of the United...

  • The Long Accomplishment - A Memoir Of Hope...

    Moody, Rick

    Rick Moody, the award-winning author of The Ice Storm, shares the harrowing true story of the first year of his second marriage--an eventful month-by-month account--in The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Struggle and Hope in MatrimonyAt this story's...

  • Ellen Browning Scripps - New Money And...

    McClain, Molly

    Molly McClain tells the remarkable story of Ellen Browning Scripps (1836-1932), an American newspaperwoman, feminist, suffragist, abolitionist, and social reformer. She used her fortune to support women's education, the labor movement, and public...

  • River Of Fire - My Spiritual Journey

    Prejean, Helen

    In this revelatory, intimate memoir from the author of Dead Man Walking, the nation's foremost leader in efforts to abolish the death penalty shares the story of her growth as a spiritual leader, speaks out about the challenges of the Catholic...

  • Invisible - The Forgotten Story Of The Black...

    Carter, Stephen L

    The bestselling author delves into his past and discovers the inspiring story of his grandmother's extraordinary life She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a...

  • The Lives Of Lucian Freud - The Restless...

    Feaver, William

    The first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British...

  • Passionate Spirit - The Life Of Alma Mahler

    Haste, Cate

    A new biography of Alma Mahler (1879-1964), revealing a woman determined to wield power in a world that denied her agency History has long vilified Alma Mahler. Critics accused her of distracting Gustav Mahler from his work, and her passionate love...

  • And How Are You, Dr. Sacks? - A Biographical...

    Weschler, Lawrence

    The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own most singular patientThe author Lawrence Weschler began spending time with Oliver Sacks in the early 1980s, when he set out to profile the neurologist for his own new employer, The New Yorker. Almost a...

  • The Indispensable Composers - A Personal...

    Tommasini, Anthony

    An exploration into the question of greatness from the Chief Classical Music Critic of the New York Times When he began to listen to the great works of classical music as a child, Anthony Tommasini had many questions. Why did a particular piece move...

  • Dark Ambition - The Twisted Pact Of Serial...


    The gripping true-crime account of a young Canadian aviation heir charged with three murders--Tim Bosma, ex-girlfriend Laura Babcock, and his own father, Wayne Millard--in what appears to be thrill-seeking serial kills. In 2013, Tim Bosma of...

  • Murder In The Graveyard: A Brutal Murder. A...

    Hale, Don

    'An Extraordinary story of innocence and persecution, determination and grit ... it had me rattling through the pages' SOPHIE DRAPERA gripping true crime investigation into the longest miscarriage of justice in British legal history.In September 1973...

  • A Short Thousand Years - A Childhood In The...


    In 1933 Germany became a dictatorship under the Great War veteran Adolf Hitler. He pulled the country out of depression and set it to work, reducing unemployment by undertaking extensive public works and building the first autoroutes in the world. He...

  • The Short Brothers - The Rochester Years


    Short Brothers was established in 1908, the first British aircraft manufacturer, with the company moving to Rochester during the early years of the First World War. At Rochester Shorts produced some of their most famous aircraft, beginning with a...

  • Grandfather's House - Returning To Cape...


    Grandfather's House is Clive Doucet's follow-up to My Grandfather's Cape Breton, published in 1980 and continuously in print. Now a grandfather himself, Doucet muses about this role. While he believed as a child that to be a grandfather was to own a...

  • Apprenticed To Venus - My Years With Anaïs...


    Named a 'Best Summer Read' by Elle Magazine! A Revealing Look at the Mentorship--and Manipulation--of Anaïs Nin In 1962, eighteen-year-old Tristine Rainer was sent on an errand to Anaïs Nin's West Village apartment. The chance meeting would change...

  • Pat Conroy - Our Lifelong Friendship


    For Pat Conroy fans, a loving, laughter-filled homage to a loyal, big-hearted friend. Pat Conroy, the bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini among many other books, was beloved by millions of readers. Bernie Schein was his...

  • What Set Me Free (the Story That Inspired The...


    Brian Banks, the major motion picture starring Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, and Sherri Shepherd, winner of the audience award at the 2018 LA Film Festival, opens nationwide in 2019! Discover the unforgettable and inspiring true story of Brian...

  • Green River, Running Red - The Real Story Of...


    In this provocative and eye-opening classic of investigative journalism, the #1 New York Times bestselling author and 'America's best true-crime writer' (Kirkus Reviews), Ann Rule, explores the nearly twenty-year long search for America's most...

  • Wild Shots - A Photographer's Life In Alaska

    Walker, Tom

    This new memoir by renowned wildlife photographer, author, and naturalist Tom Walker shares his adventures living in Alaska for more than five decades. Wild Shots blends natural history with stories about Walker's wide-ranging forays into the...

  • Tchaikovsky - The Man Revealed


    A shy, emotional child, intended for the civil service by his father, Tchaikovsky came late to composing as a career, and despite his success he was a troubled character. Doubting himself at every turn, he was keenly wounded by criticism. The death...

  • Alan Alda - The 1983 Biography


    Best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce on the award-winning TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda has made his way into Hollywood's spotlight while keeping remarkably free of its whirlwind parties and endless gossip. He remains a private man--an actor...

  • In The World - From The Big House To...

    Stratton, Richard

    Smuggler's Blues, the first book in Richard Stratton's memoir of his criminal career, detailed his years as a kingpin in the Hippie Mafia. Kingpin, the second book, traced his eight-year journey through the criminal justice system, through two...

  • How Not To Be A Boy

    Webb ,Robert

    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Robert Webb tried to follow the rules for being a man: Don't cry Drink beer Play rough Don't talk about feelings Looking back over his life he asks whether these rules are actually any use. To anyone.

  • The Disney Version - The Life, Times, Art And...


    'The single most illuminating work on America and the movies' (The Kansas City Star) the story of how a shy boy from Chicago crashed Hollywood and created the world's first multimedia entertainment empire--one that shapes American popular culture to...

  • Promise Of A Dream - Remembering The Sixties


    Promise of a Dream is a moving, witty and poignant recollection of a time when young women were breaking all the rules about sex, politics and their place in the world. Sheila Rowbotham, best known for A Century of Women, Threads Through Time and...

  • Travel Light, Move Fast


    From bestselling author Alexandra Fuller, the utterly original story of her father, Tim Fuller, and a deeply felt tribute to a life well livedSix months before he died in Budapest, Tim Fuller turned to his daughter: 'Let me tell you the secret to...

  • The Cost Of Living - A Working Autobiography


    The bestselling modern manifesto on the politics of womanhood from Deborah Levy, author of the Booker Prize finalists Hot Milk and Swimming Home.A New York Times Notable BookA New York Public Library Best Nonfiction Book of 2018What does it cost a...

  • Letters From A Lancaster Gunner


    Flight Lieutenant Joseph Thompson, aka 'Mac', left his mother's small Birmingham home in December 1943 at the age of 18 to join the wartime RAF. This book follows his journey through the hardship and adventure of basic & gunnery training, a love...

  • The Enigma Of Clarence Thomas


    The Enigma of Clarence Thomas is a groundbreaking revisionist take on the Supreme Court justice everyone knows about but no one knows.Most people can tell you two things about Clarence Thomas: Anita Hill accused him of sexual harassment, and he...

  • Elderhood - Redefining Aging, Transforming...


    As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, 'old' has been defined as beginning...

  • In The Dream House - A Memoir

    Machado,Carmen Maria

    A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other PartiesIn the Dream House is Carmen Maria Machado's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the...

  • Sound Pictures - The Life Of Beatles Producer...


    The second book of two, Sound Pictures traces the story of George Martin and the Beatles' incredible artistic trajectory after reaching the creative heights of Rubber Soul. As the bandmates engage in brash experimentation, creating such masterworks...

  • Dylan On Dylan - Interviews And Encounters


    Dylan can be as evasive and abstruse as he is witty. But in the right moments, he offers candid, revealing commentary about his groundbreaking music and creative process. Dylan on Dylan is an authoritative, chronologically arranged anthology of...

  • Billie Holiday: The Last Interview - And...


    The first-ever collection of interviews with the tortured but groundbreaking singer Billie Holiday, part of Melville House's beloved Last Interview series Legendary singer Billie Holiday comes alive in this first-ever collection of interviews from...

  • The Nightingale's Sonata - The Musical...


    Spanning generations, from the shores of the Black Sea to the glittering concert halls of New York, The Nightingale's Sonata is a richly woven tapestry centered around violin virtuoso Lea Luboshutz. Like many poor Jews, music offered an escape from...

  • Maximum Volume - The Life Of Beatles Producer...


    Maximum Volume offers a glimpse into the mind, the music, and the man behind the sound of the Beatles. The first book of two, Maximum Volume traces Martin's early years as a scratch pianist and his groundbreaking work as the head of Parlophone...

  • Mario And The Hole In The Sky - How A Chemist...


    The true story of how a scientist saved the planet from environmental disaster. Mexican American Mario Molina is a modern-day hero who helped solve the ozone crisis of the 1980s. Growing up in Mexico City, Mario was a curious boy who studied hidden...

  • Karl Marx And The Birth Of Modern Society -...

    Heinrich, Michael

    For over a century, Karl Marx's critique of capitalism has been a crucial resource for social movements. Now, recent economic crises have made it imperative for us to comprehend and actualize Marx's ideas. But without a knowledge of Karl Marx's life...

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