Biography

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ORWELL: A MAN OF OUR TIME

Written by Bradford, Richard
A vivid portrait of the man behind the writings. As one of the most enduringly popular and controversial novelists of the last century, the 70th anniversary of George Orwell's death in 2020 offers an opportunity to assess his relevance today.
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing PLC | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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AOC: THE FEARLESS RISE AND POWERFUL RESONANCE OF ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ

Written by Lopez, Lynda
With a preface by Keegan-Michael Key In the vein of Notorious RBG, seventeen writers explore the multiple meanings of a young Latina politician who has already made history.
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 240 Pages |
$26.99
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HOLLYWOOD PARK: A MEMOIR

Written by Jollett, Mikel
"Mikel Jollett, the front man of indie band Airborne Toxic Event, chronicles his tumultuous life. Jollett was born into one of the country's most infamous cults and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction and emotional abuse. What comes through the pages is a story of fierce love and family loyalty.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Celadon Books | 384 Pages |
$27.99
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AND HOW ARE YOU, DR. SACKS?: A BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OF OLIVER SACKS

Written by Weschler, Lawrence
The untold story of Dr. Oliver Sacks, his own most singular patient
August 11, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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THIS LAND IS OUR LAND: AN IMMIGRANT'S MANIFESTO

Written by Mehta, Suketu
A 2019 NPR Staff PickA timely argument for why the United States and the West would benefit from accepting more immigrants
August 4, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 320 Pages |
$18.00
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HENRY KISSINGER AND AMERICAN POWER: A POLITICAL BIOGRAPHY

Written by Schwartz, Thomas A
The definitive biography of Henry Kissinger--at least for those who neither revere nor revile him
August 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Hill & Wang | 560 Pages |
$35.00
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INVENTORY: A MEMOIR

Written by Anderson, Darran
A lyrical memoir and family history told through four generations of fathers and sons in Northern Ireland
August 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 416 Pages |
$27.00
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GREAT DEMON KINGS: A MEMOIR OF POETRY, SEX, ART, DEATH, AND ENLIGHTENMENT

Written by Giorno, John
A rollicking, sexy memoir of a young poet making his way in 1960s New York City
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 368 Pages |
$28.00
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EL JEFE: THE STALKING OF CHAPO GUZM?N

Written by Feuer, Alan
The definitive account of the rise and fall of the ultimate narco, El Chapo, from the New York Times reporter whose coverage of his trial went viral
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Flatiron Books | 256 Pages |
$28.99
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I'M YOUR HUCKLEBERRY: A MEMOIR

Written by Kilmer, Val
Legendary actor Val Kilmer shares the stories behind his most beloved roles, reminisces about his star-studded career and love life, and reveals the truth behind his recent health struggles in a remarkably candid autobiography. Val Kilmer has played many iconic roles over his nearly four-decade film career.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 320 Pages |
$27.99

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