Biography

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NIETZSCHE

Written by Zweig, Stefan
A scintillating biographical study of the one of the greatest philosophers of the nineteenth century, by one of the bestselling writers of the twentieth. In this vivid biography, Zweig eschews traditional academic discussion and focuses on Nietzsche's habits, passions and obsessions.
January 19, 2021 | Paperback | Pushkin Press | 112 Pages |
$16.95
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ORIANA FALLACI: THE JOURNALIST, THE AGITATOR, THE LEGEND

Written by de Stefano, Christina
A landmark biography of the most famous Italian journalist of the twentieth century, an inspiring and often controversial woman who defied the codes of reportage and established the "La Fallaci" style of interview.
August 25, 2020 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 288 Pages |
$17.99
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RED COMET: THE SHORT LIFE AND BLAZING ART OF SYLVIA PLATH

Written by Clark, Heather
The highly anticipated new biography of Sylvia Plath that focuses on her remarkable literary and intellectual achievements, while restoring the woman behind the long-held myths about her life and art. With a wealth of never-before-accessed materials--including unpublished letters and manuscripts; court, police, and psychiatric records; and new interviews--Heather Clark brings to life th
October 6, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 1152 Pages |
$40.00
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HITLER: DOWNFALL: 1939-1945

Written by Ullrich, Volker
From the author of Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939--a riveting account of the dictator's final years, when he got the war he wanted but his leadership led to catastrophe for his nation, the world, and himself. In the summer of 1939 Hitler was at the zenith of his power.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 848 Pages |
$40.00
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POWER OF ADRIENNE RICH: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Holladay, Hilary
The first comprehensive biography of Adrienne Rich, feminist and queer icon and internationally revered National Book Award winning poet. Adrienne Rich was the female face of American poetry for decades. Her forceful, uncompromising writing has more than stood the test of time, and the life of the woman behind the words is equally impressive.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Nan A. Talese | 496 Pages |
$30.00
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THINGS WE DIDN'T TALK ABOUT WHEN I WAS A GIRL: A MEMOIR

Written by Vanasco, Jeannie
Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager. She startles awake, saying his name. It is always about him: one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark. A boy who raped her. When her nightmares worsen, Jeannie decides--after fourteen years of silence--to reach out to Mark. He agrees to talk on the record and meet in person.
August 11, 2020 | Paperback | Tin House Books | 376 Pages |
$16.95
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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 interview anyone he could find who had actually known Malcolm X--all living siblings of the Malcolm Little family, classmates, street friends, cellmates, Nation of Islam figures, FBI moles and cops, and political leaders around the world.
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 640 Pages |
$35.00
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GEORGE WALLACE: AN ENIGMA: THE COMPLEX LIFE OF ALABAMA'S MOST DIVISIVE AND CONTROVERSIAL GOVERNOR

Written by Palmer, Mary S
Palmer has created a uniquely Southern style in telling this story without losing the truth of Wallace's many moral and political contradictions that made him the ultimate prodigal son of politics in the deep South. Patrick Miller, President, Southeastern Literary Tourism Initiative I couldn't stop reading. It's riveting.
April 20, 2016 | Paperback | Intellect Publishing, LLC | 340 Pages |
$19.95
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UNQUIET ENGLISHMAN: A LIFE OF GRAHAM GREENE

Written by Greene, Richard
Graham Greene lived a life as strange and compelling as those in his brilliant novels. A journalist and MI6 officer, Greene sought out the inner narratives of war and politics across the world; he witnessed the Second World War, the Vietnam War, the Mau Mau Rebellion, the rise of Fidel Castro, and the guerrilla wars of Central America.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 512 Pages |
$40.00
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MAD AT THE WORLD: A LIFE OF JOHN STEINBECK

Written by Souder, William
This first full-length biography of the Nobel Laureate to appear in a quarter century explores John Steinbeck's long apprenticeship as a writer struggling through the depths of the Great Depression, and his rise to greatness with masterpieces such as The Red Pony, Of Mice and Men, and The Grapes of Wrath.
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 496 Pages |
$32.00

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