Biography

MINISTRY OF TRUTH: THE BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE ORWELL'S 1984

Written by Dorian Lynskey
An authoritative, wide-ranging and incredibly timely history of 1984 -- its literary sources, its composition by Orwell, its deep and lasting effect on the Cold War, and its vast influence throughout world culture at every level, from high to pop. Nineteen Eighty Four isn't just a novel; it's a key to understanding the modern world.
June 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Doubleday | 256 Pages |
$26.95

NANAVILLE: ADVENTURES IN GRANDPARENTING

A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author It's a little challenging to suss out why exactly it can be so magical. . . . All I know is: The hand. The little hand that takes yours, small and soft as feathers.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.00

ALL THAT YOU LEAVE BEHIND: A MEMOIR

Written by Erin Lee Carr
"A celebrated journalist, bestselling author, and recovering addict, David Carr was in the prime of his career when he collapsed in the newsroom of The New York Times in 2015. Shattered by his death, his daughter Erin Lee Carr, an up-and-coming documentary filmmaker at age twenty-seven, began combing through the entirety of their shared correspondence--1,936 items in total.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Ballantine Books | 256 Pages |
$26.00

AFTER LIFE: MY JOURNEY FROM INCARCERATION TO FREEDOM

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May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.99

PRINCE ALBERT

In this companion biography to the acclaimed Victoria, A. N. Wilson offers a deeply textured and ambitious portrait of Prince Albert, published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the royal consort's birth.For more than six decades, Queen Victoria ruled a great Empire at the height of its power.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

TRUTH WORTH TELLING: A REPORTER'S SEARCH FOR MEANING IN THE STORIES OF OUR TIMES (ORIGINAL)

An inspiring memoir from the front lines of history by award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent Scott PelleyDon't ask the meaning of life.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.99

THEODORE ROOSEVELT FOR THE DEFENSE: THE COURTROOM BATTLE TO SAVE HIS LEGACY (ORIGINAL)

The instant New York Times bestselling authors of Lincoln's Last Trial take readers inside the courtroom to witness the epic 1915 case in which Theodore Roosevelt, weighing one last presidential run, defended his integrity and challenged the political system."No more dramatic courtroom scene has
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.99

INTO THE PLANET: MY LIFE AS A CAVE DIVER

From one of the world's most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth's final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know more about deep space than we do about the depths of our oceans.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$29.99

AT HOME WITH MUHAMMAD ALI: A MEMOIR OF LOVE, LOSS, AND FORGIVENESS

Muhammad Ali's daughter captures the legendary heavyweight boxing champion, Olympic Gold medalist, activist, and philanthropist as never before in this candid and intimate family memoir, based on personal recordings he kept throughout his adult life.Athlete. Activist. Champion. Ambassador. Icon. Father. The greatest, Muhammad Ali, is all of these things.
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.99

TO SHAPE A NEW WORLD: ESSAYS ON THE POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Martin Luther King, Jr., is one of America's most revered political figures, yet despite his mythic stature, the significance of his political thought remains underappreciated.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$18.95

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