Biography

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PROMISE AND THE DREAM: THE INTERRUPTED LIVES OF ROBERT F. KENNEDY AND MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Written by Margolick, David
Fifty years after the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, acclaimed journalist David Margolick reveals the untold story of the complex relationship between the two remarkable men. With the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, which took place only 62 days apart in 1968, the United States was changed forever.
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society | 304 Pages |
$30.00
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TOKYO ROMANCE: A MEMOIR

Written by Buruma, Ian
A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land: Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970's When Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more than an idea in his mind, a fantasy of a distant land.
March 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$26.00
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WINTER

Written by Knausgaard, Karl Ove
The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter 2 December - It is strange that you exist, but that you don't know anything about what the world looks like.
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$27.00
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LINE BECOMES A RIVER: DISPATCHES FROM THE BORDER

Written by Cantu, Francisco
"A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it.
February 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books |
$26.00
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WITHOUT PRECEDENT: CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MARSHALL AND HIS TIMES

Written by Paul, Joel Richard
The remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States. No member of America's Founding Generation had a greater impact on the Constitution and the Supreme Court than John Marshall, and no one did more to preserve the delicate unity of the fledgling United States.
February 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Riverhead Books |
$30.00
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ART OF THE WASTED DAY

Written by Hampl, Patricia
A spirited journey into the lost value of daydream and ease, and the primacy of imagination Modern life only seems to become increasingly hectic and stressful, as we try to cram more into each day.
April 17, 2018 | Hardcover | Viking |
$26.00
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BREAKING NIGHT: A MEMOIR OF FORGIVENESS, SURVIVAL, AND MY JOURNEY FROM HOMELESS TO HARVARD

Written by Murray, Liz
Breaking night (Urban slang) staying up through the night, until the sun rises Breaking Night is the stunning memoir of a young woman who at age fifteen was living on the streets, and who eventually made it into Harvard. Liz Murray was born to loving but drug-addicted parents in the Bronx.
May 24, 2011 | p | Hyperion Books |
$16.00
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SCALIA SPEAKS: REFLECTIONS ON LAW, FAITH, AND LIFE WELL LIVED

Written by Scalia, Antonin
This definitive collection of beloved Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's finest speeches covers topics as varied as the law, faith, virtue, pastimes, and his heroes and friends.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Crown Forum |
$30.00
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INSEPARABLE: THE ORIGINAL SIAMESE TWINS AND THEIR RENDEZVOUS WITH AMERICAN HISTORY

Written by Huang, Yunte
Nearly a decade after his triumphant Charlie Chan biography, Yunte Huang returns with this long-awaited portrait of Chang and Eng Bunker (1811-1874), twins conjoined at the sternum by a band of cartilage and a fused liver, who were "discovered" in Siam by a British merchant in 1824.
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 416 Pages |
$28.95
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IMPROBABLE WENDELL WILLKIE: THE BUSINESSMAN WHO SAVED THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND HIS COUNTRY, AND CONCEIVED A NEW WORLD ORDER

Written by Lewis, David Levering
From the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner comes this surprising portrait of Wendell Willkie, the businessman-turned-presidential candidate who (almost) saved America's dysfunctional political system.
May 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 352 Pages |
$28.95

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