Biography

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PHILIP ROTH: THE BIOGRAPHY

Written by Bailey, Blake
Appointed by Philip Roth and granted independence and complete access, Blake Bailey spent years poring over Roth's personal archive, interviewing his friends, lovers, and colleagues, and engaging Roth himself in breathtakingly candid conversations. The result is an indelible portrait of an American master and of the postwar literary scene.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 880 Pages |
$45.00
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WALKING WITH GHOSTS

Written by Byrne, Gabriel
"Make no mistake about it: Walking with Ghosts is a masterpiece. A book that will wring out our tired hearts. It is by turns poetic, moving, and very funny. You will find it on the shelf alongside other great Irish memoirs including those by Frank McCourt, Nuala O'Faolain and Edna O'Brien." --Colum McCann
January 12, 2021 | Hardcover | Grove Press | 208 Pages |
$26.00
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PROMISED LAND

Written by Obama, Barack
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making--from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his p
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 768 Pages |
$45.00
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DEATH OF CAMUS

Written by Catelli, Giovanni
In this disturbing book, Giovanni Catelli seeks to solve the mysterious 1960 car crash that killed Albert Camus and his publisher, Michel Gallimard, who was behind the wheel. Based on meticulous research, he builds a compelling case that Camu--author of The Stranger, The Plague and The Myth of Sisyphus--was the victim of premeditated murder.
January 15, 2021 | Paperback | Hurst & Co. | 184 Pages |
$17.95
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NEW NEGRO: THE LIFE OF ALAIN LOCKE

Written by Stewart, Jeffrey C
A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro -- the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness.
October 1, 2020 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 944 Pages |
$27.95
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BENEDICT XVI: A LIFE: VOLUME ONE: YOUTH IN NAZI GERMANY TO THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL 1927-1965

Written by Seewald, Peter
The long-awaited and authoritative biography of Pope Benedict XVI, a giant of the Catholic Church. Benedict XVI: Volume One offers insight into the young life and rise through the Church's ranks of a man who would become a hero and a lightning rod for Catholics the world over.
December 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Continuum | 512 Pages |
$35.00
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HOW WE LIVE NOW: SCENES FROM THE PANDEMIC

Written by Hayes, Bill
From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink--on either end of a bar--with the owner.
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$20.00
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CONVERSATIONS WITH RBG: RUTH BADER GINSBURG ON LIFE, LOVE, LIBERTY, AND LAW

Written by Rosen, Jeffrey
In her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center. This remarkable book presents a unique portrait of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, drawing on more than twenty years of conversations with Jeffrey Rosen, starting in the 1990s and continuing throu
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$18.00
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PERMANENT RECORD

Written by Snowden, Edward
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government's system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down.
September 1, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$18.00
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NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE: AN OPTIMIST CONSIDERS MORTALITY

Written by Fox, Michael J
A moving account of resilience, hope, fear and mortality, and how these things resonate in our lives, by actor and advocate Michael J. Fox. The entire world knows Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, the teenage sidekick of Doc Brown in Back to the Future; as Alex P.
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Flatiron Books |
$27.99

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