Biography

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MAKE BELIEVE: A TRUE STORY

Written by Athill, Diana
In Make Believe, Diana Athill, acclaimed author of Instead of a Letter and Stet, remembers her turbulent friendship with Hakim Jamal, a young black convert to the teachings of Malcolm X, whom she met in London in the late 1960s.
May 2, 2023 | Paperback | Granta Books | 160 Pages |
$13.50
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IN OUR SHOES: ON BEING A YOUNG BLACK WOMAN IN NOT-SO POST-RACIAL AMERICA

Written by Holt, Brianna
In Our Shoes: On Being a Young Black Woman in Not-So Post-Racial America is a memoir in essays about young Black women and the stereotypes and preconceived notions they are expected to live up to, examined through the lens of Brianna Holt's lived experience and pop culture to help readers unlearn their biases and expand their worldviews.
April 11, 2023 | Paperback | Plume Books | 304 Pages |
$17.00
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BEST MINDS: A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP, MADNESS, AND THE TRAGEDY OF GOOD INTENTIONS

Written by Rosen, Jonathan
Acclaimed author Jonathan Rosen's haunting investigation of the forces that led his closest childhood friend, Michael Laudor, from the heights of brilliant promise to the forensic psychiatric hospital where he has lived since killing the woman he loved.
April 18, 2023 | Hardcover | Penguin Press | 560 Pages |
$32.00
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HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II: 1926-2022: A CELEBRATION OF HER LIFE AND REIGN

Written by Hoey, Brian
Long did she reign and peacefully may she rest: this beautiful and thoughtful tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the life of a remarkable woman whose 70 years on the throne made her the longest-reigning monarch in British History. Royal biographer Brian Hoey describes the childhood, accession and coronation of young Elizabeth, and chronicles her extraordinary and digni
November 29, 2022 | Hardcover | Pitkin | 96 Pages |
$18.95
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MYSTERY OF MYSTERIES: THE DEATH AND LIFE OF EDGAR ALLAN POE

Written by Dawidziak, Mark
A Mystery of Mysteries is a brilliant biography of Edgar Allan Poe that examines the renowned author's life through the prism of his mysterious death and its many possible causes. It is a moment shrouded in horror and mystery.
February 14, 2023 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 288 Pages |
$28.99
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DEVILS, LUSTS AND STRANGE DESIRES: THE LIFE OF PATRICIA HIGHSMITH

Written by Bradford, Richard
'My New Year's Eve Toast: to all the devils, lusts, passions, greeds, envies, loves, hates, strange desires, enemies ghostly and real, the army of memories, with which I do battle - may they never give me peace' - Patricia Highsmith (New Year's Eve, 1947). Made famous by the great success of her psychological thrillers, The Talented Mr Ripley and Strangers on
April 4, 2023 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Publishing PLC | 272 Pages |
$18.00
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MAGNIFICENT REBEL: NANCY CUNARD IN JAZZ AGE PARIS

Written by De Courcy, Anne
Anne de Courcy, the author of Husband Hunters and Chanel's Riviera, examines the controversial life of legendary beauty, writer and rich girl Nancy Cunard during her thirteen years in Jazz-Age Paris. Paris in the 1920s was bursting with talent in the worlds of art, design and literature.
April 11, 2023 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 336 Pages |
$29.99
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AMBASSADOR: JOSEPH P. KENNEDY AT THE COURT OF ST. JAMES'S 1938-1940

Written by Ronald, Susan
Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald reveals the truth about Joseph P. Kennedy's deeply controversial tenure as Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of World War II. On February 18, 1938, Joseph P. Kennedy was sworn in as US Ambassador to the Court of St. James.
January 31, 2023 | Paperback | St. Martin's Griffin | 464 Pages |
$19.99
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UNLIKELY HEROES: FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT, HIS FOUR LIEUTENANTS, AND THE WORLD THEY MADE

Written by Leebaert, Derek
"Leebaert has done the near impossible--crafted a fresh and challenging portrait of the man and his inner circle."-- Richard Norton Smith, author of An Uncommon Man, former director of the Hoover, Eisenhower, Reagan, and Ford presidential libraries. "A fascinating and absorbing analysis of FDR's brilliantly chosen team of four courageous and creative men and women."
February 28, 2023 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 496 Pages |
$32.50
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DRINKING GAMES: A MEMOIR

Written by Levy, Sarah
Part memoir and part social critique, Drinking Games is about how one woman drank and lived-- and how, for her, the last drink was just the beginning. On paper, Sarah Levy's life was on track. She was 28, living in New York City, working a great job, and socializing every weekend. But Sarah had a secret: her relationship with alcohol was becoming toxic.
January 3, 2023 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 288 Pages |
$28.99

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