Biography

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PROUST: THE SEARCH

Written by Taylor, Benjamin
An arresting new study of the life, times, and achievement of one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century "Taylor's endeavor is not to explain the life by the novel or the novel by the life but to show how different events, different emotional upheavals, fired Proust's imagination and, albeit sometimes completely transformed, appeared in his work.
November 22, 2016 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 224 Pages |
$16.00
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YEAR OF YES: HOW TO DANCE IT OUT, STAND IN THE SUN AND BE YOUR OWN PERSON

Written by Rhimes, Shonda
The instant New York Times bestseller from the creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder shares how saying YES changed her life.
September 13, 2016 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 352 Pages |
$16.99
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YOUNG AND DAMNED AND FAIR: THE LIFE OF CATHERINE HOWARD, FIFTH WIFE OF KING HENRY VIII

Written by Russell, Gareth
Written with an exciting combination of narrative flair and historical authority, this interpretation of the tragic life of Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII, breaks new ground in our understanding of the very young woman who became queen at a time of unprecedented social and political tension and whose terrible errors in judgment quickly led her to the executioner's block.
April 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 464 Pages |
$30.00
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BORN A CRIME

Written by Noah, Trevor
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - More than one million copies sold!
November 15, 2016 | Hardcover | One World | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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MY LIFE ON THE ROAD

Written by Steinem, Gloria
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE'S TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Harper's Bazaar - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Publishers Weekly
August 23, 2016 | Paperback | Random House Trade | 352 Pages |
$18.00
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WHY NOT ME?

Written by Kaling, Mindy
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
September 27, 2016 | Paperback | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 240 Pages |
$16.00
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KISSINGER: 1923-1968: THE IDEALIST

Written by Ferguson, Niall
From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower, the definitive biography of Henry Kissinger, based on unprecedented access to his private papers. Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award No American statesman has been as revered or as reviled as Henry Kissinger.
September 27, 2016 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 1008 Pages |
$25.00
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EYES ON THE STREET: THE LIFE OF JANE JACOBS

Written by Kanigel, Robert
The first major biography of the irrepressible woman who changed the way we view and live in cities, and whose influence can still be felt in any discussion of urban planning to this day. Eyes on the Street is a revelation of the phenomenal woman who raised three children, wrote seven groundbreaking books, saved neighborhoods, stopped expressways, was arrested twice, and engaged
September 20, 2016 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 496 Pages |
$35.00
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PUMPKINFLOWERS: A SOLDIER'S STORY

Written by Friedman, Matti
"A book about young men transformed by war, written by a veteran whose dazzling literary gifts gripped my attention from the first page to the last." --The Wall Street Journal
May 3, 2016 | Hardcover | Algonquin Books | 256 Pages |
$25.95
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ONE MAN AGAINST THE WORLD: THE TRAGEDY OF RICHARD NIXON

Written by Weiner, Tim
A shocking and riveting look at one of the most dramatic and disastrous presidencies in US history, from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Tim Weiner.
June 7, 2016 | Paperback | St. Martins Press-3PL | 384 Pages |
$27.99

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