Biography

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WAXING ON: THE KARATE KID AND ME

Written by Macchio, Ralph
Since The Karate Kid first crane-kicked its way into the pop culture stratosphere in June 1984, there hasn't been a week Ralph Macchio hasn't heard friendly shouts of "Wax on, wax off" or "Sweep the leg!" Now, with Macchio reprising his role as Daniel LaRusso in the #1 ranked Netflix show Cobra Kai, he is finally ready to look back at this classic movie and give the fans something th
October 18, 2022 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 256 Pages |
$28.00
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GOOD FOR A GIRL: A WOMAN RUNNING IN A MAN'S WORLD

Written by Fleshman, Lauren
Fueled by her years as an elite runner and advocate for women in sports, Lauren Fleshman offers her inspiring personal story and a rallying cry for reform of a sports landscape that is failing young female athletes Lauren Fleshman has grown up in the world of running: one of the most decorated collegiate athletes of all time and a national champion as a pro, she was a major face of wome
January 10, 2023 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 352 Pages |
$28.00
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TED KENNEDY: A LIFE

Written by Farrell, John A
An enthralling and ground-breaking new biography of one of modern America's most fascinating and consequential political figures, drawing on important new sources, by the award-winning biographer who covered Kennedy closely for many years John A. Farrell's magnificent biography of Edward M. Kennedy is the first single-volume life of the great figure since his death.
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 752 Pages |
$40.00
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CONFIDENCE MAN: THE MAKING OF DONALD TRUMP AND THE BREAKING OF AMERICA

Written by Haberman, Maggie
"This is the book Trump fears most." - Axios From the Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times reporter who has defined Donald J. Trump's presidency like no other journalist: a magnificent and disturbing reckoning that chronicles his life and its meaning from his rise in New York City to his tortured post-presidency.
October 4, 2022 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 608 Pages |
$32.00
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LOVE, LUCY

Written by Ball, Lucille
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The one and only autobiography by the iconic Lucille Ball, hailed by TV Guide as the "#1 Greatest TV Star of All Time." Love, Lucy is the valentine Lucille Ball left for her fans--a warm, wise, and witty memoir written by Lucy herself.
November 15, 2022 | Paperback | Berkley Books | 288 Pages |
$17.00
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GAMBLER WIFE: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE, RISK, AND THE WOMAN WHO SAVED DOSTOYEVSKY

Written by Kaufman, Andrew D
FINALIST FOR THE PEN JACQUELINE BOGRAD WELD AWARD FOR BIOGRAPHY "Feminism, history, literature, politics--this tale has all of that, and a heroine worthy of her own turn in the spotlight." --Therese Anne Fowler, bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald A revelatory new portrait of the courageous woman who saved Dostoyevsky's life--and became a pioneer in Russian liter
August 30, 2022 | Paperback | Riverhead Books | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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G-MAN: J. EDGAR HOOVER AND THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN CENTURY

Written by Gage, Beverly
A major new biography of J Edgar Hoover that draws from never-before-seen sources to create a groundbreaking portrait of a colossus who dominated half a century of American history and planted the seeds for much of today's conservative political landscape. We remember him as a bulldog--squat frame, bulging wide-set eyes, fearsome jowls--but in 1924, when he became director of the FBI, h
November 22, 2022 | Hardcover | Viking |
$40.00
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IN THE WEEDS: AROUND THE WORLD AND BEHIND THE SCENES WITH ANTHONY BOURDAIN

Written by Vitale, Tom
**Nominated for the 2022 BookTube Prize in Nonfiction** Anthony Bourdain's long time director and producer takes readers behind the scenes to reveal the insanity of filming television in some of the most volatile places in the world and what it was like to work with a legend. In the nearly two years since Anthony Bourdain's death, no one else has come close to filling the void
October 11, 2022 | Paperback | Hachette Books | 304 Pages |
$17.99
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REVOLUTIONARY SAMUEL ADAMS

Written by Schiff, Stacy
Thomas Jefferson once asserted that "for depth of purpose, zeal, and sagacity, no man in Congress exceeded, if any equaled, Sam Adams." John Adams called him "the most elegant writer, the most sagacious politician, and celebrated patriot perhaps of all." But in spite of his celebrated status among America's founding fathers as a revolutionary leader, Samuel Adams' life and achievements have been l
November 15, 2022 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 464 Pages |
$35.00
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NAPOLEON: A LIFE TOLD IN GARDENS AND SHADOWS

Written by Scurr, Ruth
"How should one envisage this subject? With a great pomp of words, or with simplicity?" --Charlotte Brontë, "The Death of Napoleon" The most celebrated general in history, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) has for centuries attracted eminent male writers.
July 5, 2022 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 416 Pages |
$18.95

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