Biography

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INHERITANCE: A MEMOIR OF GENEALOGY, PATERNITY, AND LOVE

Written by Shapiro, Dani
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A gripping genetic detective story, and a meditation on the meaning of parenthood and family." --Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach
January 28, 2020 | Paperback | Anchor Books |
$16.95
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FIGURING

Written by Popova, Maria
Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries--beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement.
January 28, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 592 Pages |
$18.00
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WORKING

Written by Caro, Robert A
From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker and The Years of Lyndon Johnson an unprecedented gathering of vivid, candid, deeply revealing recollections about his experiences researching and writing his acclaimed books. Now in paperback, Robert Caro gives us a glimpse into his own life and work in these evocatively written, personal pieces.
January 7, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage | 240 Pages |
$16.00
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CONDITIONAL CITIZENS: ON BELONGING IN AMERICA

Written by Lalami, Laila
The acclaimed, award-winning novelist--author of The Moor's Account and The Other Americans--now gives us a bracingly personal work of nonfiction that is concerned with the experiences of "conditional citizens." What does it mean to be American?
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 208 Pages |
$25.95
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NOBODY WILL TELL YOU THIS BUT ME: A TRUE (AS TOLD TO ME) STORY

Written by Kalb, Bess
A funny, warm, and brilliantly original memoir in which a grandmother speaks to her granddaughter from beyond the grave, telling, with candor and irresistible humor, stories from both their lives--of kinship, loyalty, tenacity, and love. Bess Kalb--whip-smart, Twitter-famous TV comedy writer and regular New Yorker "Daily Shouts" columnist--has saved every voicemail message her gr
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 224 Pages |
$25.95
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BROTHER & SISTER: A MEMOIR

Written by Keaton, Diane
From the beloved film star and best-selling author of Then Again: a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings' lives can take. When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her younger brother, Randy, were best friends and companions: they shared stories at n
February 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 176 Pages |
$25.95
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MAN WHO RAN WASHINGTON: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JAMES A. BAKER III

Written by Glasser, Susan
Co-authored by the Chief White House correspondent at The New York Times and the Washington columnist at the The New Yorker, this is a biography any would-be power broker must own: the story of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A.
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books |
$35.00
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HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD: INSIDE THE MIND OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY

Written by Kolker, Robert
The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease. Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream.
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 400 Pages |
$29.95
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CHILD OF LIGHT: A BIOGRAPHY OF ROBERT STONE

Written by Bell, Madison Smartt
The first and definitive biography of one of the great American novelists of the postwar era, the author of Dog Soldiers and A Flag for Sunrise, and a penetrating critic of American power, innocence, and corruption Robert Stone (1937-2015), probably the only postwar American writer to draw favorable comparisons to Ernest Hemingway, Graham Greene, and Joseph Conrad, lived
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 608 Pages |
$35.00
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LADY'S HANDBOOK FOR HER MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS: A MEMOIR

Written by Ramey, Sarah
The darkly funny memoir of Sarah Ramey's years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head--but wasn't.
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 432 Pages |
$27.95

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