Biography

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WILD GAME: MY MOTHER, HER LOVER, AND ME

Written by Brodeur, Adrienne
"Exquisite and harrowing." --New York Times Book Review"This electrifying, gorgeously written memoir will hold you captive until the last word." --People
June 2, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 256 Pages |
$16.99
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CONSTELLATIONS: REFLECTIONS FROM LIFE

Written by Gleeson, Sinead
"These brilliant essays read as if Gleeson has made a vow to her readers to illuminate what it means to live in a human body--for better or for worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health--all the days of her life. Come for the dark jokes and existential dread. Stay for the beauty and tenderness."--Jenny Offill, author of Weather
March 24, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 256 Pages |
$15.99
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BECOMING DUCHESS GOLDBLATT

Written by Anonymous
Part memoir and part joyful romp through the fields of imagination, the story behind a beloved pseudonymous Twitter account reveals how a writer deep in grief rebuilt a life worth living.
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 240 Pages |
$24.00
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NINE MOONS

Written by Wiener, Gabriela
Women play all the time with the great power that's been conferred upon us: it's fun to think about reproducing. Or not reproducing. Or walking around in a sweet little dress with a round belly underneath that will turn into a baby to cuddle and spoil. When you're fifteen, the idea is fascinating, it attracts you like a piece of chocolate cake.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Restless Books | 224 Pages |
$22.00
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DEMAGOGUE: THE LIFE AND LONG SHADOW OF SENATOR JOE MCCARTHY

Written by Tye, Larry
The definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, based on first-ever access to his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts of his closed-door Congressional hearings
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 608 Pages |
$36.00
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REBEL CINDERELLA: FROM RAGS TO RICHES TO RADICAL, THE EPIC JOURNEY OF ROSE PASTOR STOKES

Written by Hochschild, Adam
From the best-selling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time.
March 3, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 320 Pages |
$30.00
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LIFE OF WILLIAM FAULKNER: THE PAST IS NEVER DEAD, 1897-1934

Written by Rollyson, Carl
William Faulkner emerged from the ravaged South--half backwoods, half defeated empire--transforming his corner of Mississippi into the fictional Yoknapatawpha County and bestowing on the world some of the most revolutionary and enduring literature of the twentieth century.
March 24, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Virginia Press | 512 Pages |
$34.95
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CHILD OF THE CENTURY

Written by Hecht, Ben
Ben Hecht's critically acclaimed autobiographical memoir, first published in 1954, offers incomparably pungent evocations of Chicago in the 1910s and 1920s, Hollywood in the 1930s, and New York during the Second World War and after.
February 11, 2020 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 680 Pages |
$25.00
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MOSES: A HUMAN LIFE

Written by Zornberg, Avivah Gottlieb
An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many books on Jewish thought, turns her attention to Moses in this remarkably rich, evocative book.
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 240 Pages |
$15.00
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CALAMITY: THE MANY LIVES OF CALAMITY JANE

Written by Jones, Karen R
A fascinating new account of the life and legend of the Wild West's most notorious woman: Calamity Jane
February 4, 2020 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 304 Pages |
$28.00

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