Biography

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RENEGADE: THE LIVES AND TALES OF MARK E. SMITH

Written by Smith, Mark E
An autobiography that presents the author's take on the ups and downs of a band as notorious for its in-house fighting as for its great music; and on a life that has endured prison in America, drugs, bankruptcy, divorce, and the often bleak results of a legendary thirst.
April 21, 2010 | PB | Penguin Books |
$19.95
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GANDHI AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Written by Gandhi, Mohandas K
Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century.
November 1, 1993 | Paperback | Beacon Press |
$18.00
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REAL WALLIS SIMPSON: A NEW HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN DIVORCÉE WHO BECAME THE DUCHESS OF WINDSOR

Written by Pasternak, Anna
Wallis Simpson is known as the woman at the center of the most scandalous love affair of the 20th century, but in this surprising new biography, bestselling author Anna Pasternak redeems a women wronged by history with new information revealed by those who were close to the couple--presenting Wallis as a convenient scapegoat to rid England of a king deemed unworthy to rule.
March 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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AMAZING FANTASTIC INCREDIBLE: A MARVELOUS MEMOIR

Written by Doran, Colleen
In this gorgeously illustrated, full-color graphic memoir, Stan Lee--comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes--shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be. Stan Lee is a man who needs no introduction.
January 8, 2019 | Paperback | Gallery 13 | 192 Pages |
$19.99
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BODY PAPERS

Written by Talusan, Grace
Winner of The Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Grace Talusan's memoir The Body Papers bravely explores her experiences with sexual abuse, depression, cancer, and life as a Filipino immigrant, supplemented with government documents, medical records, and family photos. Born in the Philippines, young Grace Talusan moves with her family to a New England suburb in the 1
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Restless Books | 256 Pages |
$22.99
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GIRL NAMED LOVELY: ONE CHILD'S MIRACULOUS SURVIVAL AND MY JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF HAITI

Written by Porter, Catherine
An insightful and uplifting memoir about a young Haitian girl in post-earthquake Haiti, and the profound, life-changing effect she had on one journalist's life. In January 2010, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people and paralyzing the country. Catherine Porter, a newly minted international reporter, was on the ground in the immediate aftermath.
February 26, 2019 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 288 Pages |
$17.99
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MOTHER WINTER: A MEMOIR

Written by Shalmiyev, Sophia
"Vividly awesome and truly great." --Eileen Myles "I love this gorgeous, gutting, unforgettable book."--Leni Zumas "A rich tapestry of autobiography and meditations on feminism, motherhood, art, and culture, this book is as intellectually satisfying as it is artistically profound.
February 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 288 Pages |
$25.00
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CATALOGUE OF SHIPWRECKED BOOKS: CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, HIS SON, AND THE QUEST TO BUILD THE WORLD'S GREATEST LIBRARY

Written by Wilson-Lee, Edward
In the tradition of Stephen Greenblatt's The Swerve and Dava Sobel's Galileo's Daughter, a vividly rendered account of the forgotten quest by Christopher Columbus's son to create the greatest library in the world--"a perfectly pitched poetic drama" (Financial Times) and an amazing tour through 16th century Europe. The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books tells the
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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SURVIVAL MATH: NOTES ON AN ALL-AMERICAN FAMILY

Written by Jackson, Mitchell
In a thrillingly alive, candid new work, award-winning author Mitchell S. Jackson takes us inside the drug-ravaged neighborhood and struggling family of his youth, while examining the cultural forces--large and small--that led him and his family to this place. With a poet's gifted ear, a novelist's sense of narrative, and a journalist's unsentimental eye, Mitchell S.
March 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 336 Pages |
$26.00
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HOLLYWOOD'S EVE: EVE BABITZ AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF L.A.

Written by Anolik, Lili
"I practically snorted this book, stayed up all night with it. Anolik decodes, ruptures, and ultimately intensifies Eve's singular irresistible glitz." --Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker "The Eve Babitz book I've been waiting for.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company |
$26.00

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