Biography

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FREDERICK THE GREAT: KING OF PRUSSIA

Written by Blanning, Tim
The definitive biography of the legendary autocrat whose enlightened rule transformed the map of Europe and changed the course of history Few figures loom as large in European history as Frederick the Great. When he inherited the Prussian crown in 1740, he ruled over a kingdom of scattered territories, a minor Germanic backwater.
March 29, 2016 | Hardcover | Random House | 688 Pages |
$40.00
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STEVE JOBS OE

Written by Isaacson, Walter
Walter Isaacson's "enthralling" (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs. Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over two years--as well as interviews with more than 100 family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues--Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingl
September 15, 2015 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster |
$22.00
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JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION

Written by Stevenson, Bryan
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX - A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice--from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.
August 18, 2015 | Paperback | One World |
$18.00
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REBEL YELL: THE VIOLENCE, PASSION, AND REDEMPTION OF STONEWALL JACKSON

Written by Gwynne, S C
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a great and tragic national hero. Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much as any person in the Confederate pantheon--even Robert E.
October 6, 2015 | Paperback | Scribner Book Company |
$20.00
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NOTORIOUS RBG: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG

Written by Knizhnik, Shana
New York Times BestsellerFeatured in the critically acclaimed documentary RBG"It was beyond my wildest imagination that I would one day become the 'Notorious RBG." -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2019
October 27, 2015 | Hardcover | Dey Street Books | 240 Pages |
$25.99
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CHURCHILL FACTOR: HOW ONE MAN MADE HISTORY

Written by Johnson, Boris
From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the New York Times-bestselling story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill's death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century.
October 27, 2015 | Paperback | Riverhead Books | 400 Pages |
$18.00
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NAPOLEON: A LIFE

Written by Roberts, Andrew
The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the acclaimed author of Churchill and The Last King of America--winner of the LA Times Book prize, finalist for the Plutarch prize, winner of the Fondation Napoleon prize and a New York Times bestseller "A thrilling tale of military and political genius...
October 20, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$25.00
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STALIN: VOLUME 1: PARADOXES OF POWER, 1878-1928

Written by Kotkin, Stephen
A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world The product of a decade of intrepid research, Stalin is a landmark achievement. Stephen Kotkin offers a biography that, at long last, is equal to this shrewd, sociopathic, charismatic dictator in all his dimensions.
October 13, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$26.00
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ARENDT AND AMERICA

Written by King, Richard H
German-Jewish political philosopher Hannah Arendt (1906-75) fled from the Nazis to New York in 1941, and during the next thirty years in America she wrote her best-known and most influential works, such as The Human Condition, The Origins of Totalitarianism, and On Revolution.
October 20, 2015 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 416 Pages |
$35.00
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RISE OF THEODORE ROOSEVELT

Written by Morris, Edmund
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD - One of Modern Library's 100 best nonfiction books of all time - One of Esquire's 50 best biographies of all time"A towering biography . . . a brilliant chronicle."--Time
November 20, 2001 | Paperback | Random House Trade |
$22.00

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