Biography

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HEMINGWAY: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Meyers, Jeffrey
Distinguished by its precision, its graceful use of language, and its resonant depth, the innovative style of Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) radically altered literary conventions and influenced generations of writers.
May 7, 1999 | PB | Da Capo Press |
$29.99
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MY NAME'S YOURS, WHAT'S ALASKA?: A MEMOIR

Written by Thunderfuck 5000, Alaska
Alaska Thunderfuck spills the tea on her meteoric rise from timid Pennsylvania kid to drag superstar in this intimate photographic memoir that will appeal to diehard Alaska admirers and broader drag fans alike. Before RuPaul's Drag Race became a worldwide phenomenon, Drag was mostly an underground art form, performed by the daring and the quick-witted, with maximum energy and a m
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Chronicle Books | 224 Pages |
$24.95
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DEAD ARE ARISING: THE LIFE OF MALCOLM X

Written by Payne, Tamara
Les Payne, the renowned Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, embarked in 1990 on a nearly thirty-year-long quest to create an unprecedented portrait of Malcolm X, one that would separate fact from fiction.
September 7, 2021 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 640 Pages |
$21.95
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BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE

Written by Mooney, Paul
OTHER COMEDIANS TELL JOKES. PAUL MOONEY TELLS THE TRUTH. For more than forty years--whether writing for Richard Pryor and Saturday Night Live or performing stand-up to sold-out crowds around the country--Paul Mooney has been provocative, incisive . . . and absolutely hilarious.
July 6, 2010 | Paperback | Gallery Books |
$17.99
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JEWISH WORLD OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON

Written by Porwancher, Andrew
The untold story of the founding father's likely Jewish birth and upbringing--and its revolutionary consequences for understanding him and the nation he fought to create In The Jewish World of Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Porwancher debunks a string of myths about the origins of this founding father to arrive at a startling conclusion: Hamilton, in all likelihood, was born and
August 17, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 272 Pages |
$27.95
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BAGGAGE: TALES FROM A FULLY PACKED LIFE

Written by Cumming, Alan
There is absolutely no logical reason why I am here. The life trajectory my nationality and class and circumstances portended for me was not even remotely close to the one I now navigate. But logic is a science and living is an art.
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Dey Street Books | 304 Pages |
$27.99
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LITTLE SISTER: MY INVESTIGATION INTO THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF NATALIE WOOD

Written by Wood, Lana
In this true crime memoir, Lana Wood offers a no-holds-barred account of the life and death of her sister, Natalie Wood, including exclusive new information from people directly involved in the investigation.
November 9, 2021 | Hardcover | Dey Street Books | 272 Pages |
$27.99
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DISTANT FATHERS

Written by Jarre, Marina
A beautifully ingenious memoir, saturated in the history of the European 20th century, and made all the more compelling by Ann Goldstein's luminous translation."--Vivian Gornick, author of Fierce Attachments
June 22, 2021 | PB | New Vessel Press |
$16.95
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BOYS: A MEMOIR OF HOLLYWOOD AND FAMILY

Written by Howard, Clint
Happy Days, The Andy Griffith Show, Gentle Ben--these shows captivated millions of TV viewers in the '60s and '70s. Join award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard and audience-favorite actor Clint Howard as they frankly and fondly share their unusual family story of navigating and surviving life as sibling child actors.
October 12, 2021 | Hardcover | William Morrow & Company | 416 Pages |
$28.99
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COKIE: A LIFE WELL LIVED

Written by Roberts, Steven V
The extraordinary life and legacy of legendary journalist Cokie Roberts--a trailblazer for women--remembered by her friends and family.
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | Harper | 272 Pages |
$27.99

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