Biography

FIVE DAYS GONE: THE MYSTERY OF MY MOTHER'S DISAPPEARANCE AS A CHILD

Written by Laura Cumming
Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Velazquez Laura Cumming shares the riveting story of her mother's mysterious kidnapping as a toddler in a small English coastal village--and how that event reverberated her own family and her art for decades.
August 6, 2019 | Hardcover | Scribner | 288 Pages |
$26.00

DEAR SCOTT, DEAREST ZELDA: THE LOVE LETTERS OF F. SCOTT AND ZELDA FITZGERALD

"Pure and lovely...to read Zelda's letters is to fall in love with her." --The Washington Post Edited by renowned Jackson R. Bryer and Cathy W.
July 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$22.00

HEAVY: AN AMERICAN MEMOIR

*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics* In this powerful, provocative, and universally lauded
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$16.00

AMATEUR: A RECKONING WITH GENDER, IDENTITY, AND MASCULINITY

One of The Times UK's Best Memoirs of 2018, BuzzFeed's Best Nonfiction of 2018, Autostraddle's Best LGBT Books of 2018, Book Riot's Best Queer Books of 2018, and 52 Insight's Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2018 A "no-holds-barred examination of masculinity" (BuzzFeed) and violence from award-winning author Thomas Page McBee. In this "refreshing and radical" (Th
May 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$16.00

IVAN THE TERRIBLE

Written by Romanoff, Nikita
Based heavily on original Russian sources, this biography of Czar Ivan IV examines the plots, massacres, and poisonings that earned Ivan his famous epithet.
October 1, 2002 | Paperback | Cooper Square Press | 520 Pages |
$19.95

BISMARCK: A LIFE

Written by Jonathan Steinberg
Otto von Bismarck transformed Europe more completely than anybody in the nineteenth century, except for Napoleon. He unified, and indeed, created, the country at the center of two world wars that would transform the world. This biography illuminates the life of the statesman who unified Germany but who also embodied everything brutal and ruthless about Prussian culture.
April 1, 2013 | Paperback | Oxford University Press | 577 Pages |
$21.95

IN FRONT OF YOUR NOSE: 1946-1950

Written by George Orwell
Considering that much of his life was spent in poverty and ill health, it is something of a miracle that in only forty-six years George Orwell managed to publish ten books and two collections of essays. Here, in four fat volumes, is the best selection of his non-fiction available, a trove of letters, essays, reviews, and journalism that is breathtaking in its scope and eclectic passions.
January 1, 2000 | Paperback | David R. Godine Publisher | 555 Pages |
$17.95

CHURCHILL'S MENAGERIE: WINSTON CHURCHILL AND THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

In this fascinating book, Dr. Piers Brendon looks deeper into Churchill's love of the animal kingdom and at how animals played such a large part in his everyday life. We encounter the paradox of the animal-loving-hunter, who hunts foxes yet keeps them as pets, who likes fishing but loves fish, along with the man who used analogies to animals time and time again in his speeches and writings.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.95

BAGEHOT: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE GREATEST VICTORIAN

In James Grant's colorful and groundbreaking biography, Bagehot appears as both an ornament to his own age and a muse to our own. Brilliant and precocious, he was influential in political circles, making high- profile friends, including William Gladstone-- and enemies: Lord Overstone, Benjamin Disraeli.
July 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.95

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES: A LIFE IN WAR, LAW, AND IDEAS

Written by Stephen Budiansky
The extraordinary story of the U.S. Supreme Court's most influential justice.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | 592 Pages |
$29.95

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