Biography

MEANING OF MICHELLE: 16 WRITERS ON THE ICONIC FIRST LADY AND HOW HER JOURNEY INSPIRES OUR OWN

Written by Chambers, Veronica
A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK - A TIME TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOK OF 2017 - NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post - Glamour - Bustle - RedEye
January 10, 2017 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 240 Pages |
$24.99

SECRET SEX LIVES: A YEAR ON THE FRINGES OF AMERICAN SEXUALITY

Written by Spencer, Suzy
New York Times bestselling author Suzy Spencer posted a simple online request: "Need to talk about sex..." Suzy Spencer set out to investigate sex in America--to go beyond the talk and find out what people are really doing in their private (or not so private) lives. What she discovered online, at sex clubs, and elsewhere was truly eye-opening.
October 2, 2012 | Paperback | Berkley Books | 345 Pages |
$16.00

ALEXANDER HAMILTON: THE ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY

Written by Sylla, Richard
Find out who lived and who died in the incredible story of the founding father who made America modern--and became the toast of Broadway.
November 15, 2016 | Hardcover | Sterling | 288 Pages |
$35.00

BECOMING FAULKNER: THE ART AND LIFE OF WILLIAM FAULKNER

Written by Weinstein, Philip
William Faulkner was the greatest American novelist of the twentieth century, yet he lived a life marked by a pervasive sense of failure.
April 16, 2012 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 250 Pages |
$25.95

GATEKEEPER: MISSY LEHAND, FDR, AND THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE PARTNERSHIP THAT DEFINED A PRESIDENCY

Written by Smith, Kathryn
The first biography of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration, Marguerite "Missy" LeHand, FDR's de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history...until now.
September 6, 2016 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 352 Pages |
$28.00

MISSION: JIMMY STEWART AND THE FIGHT FOR EUROPE

Written by Matzen, Robert
It's a Wonderful Life was the first motion picture Jimmy Stewart made after returning home from World War 2, where he had participated in 20 often-brutal combat missions over Germany and France. When he left Hollywood in March 1941, Jimmy Stewart was America's boy next door movie star and a recent Academy Award winner.
October 24, 2016 | Hardcover | Goodknight Books | 400 Pages |
$28.95

PROFESSOR: A SENTIMENTAL EDUCATION

Written by Castle, Terry
"[Terry Castle is] the most expressive, most enlightening literary critic at large today." --Susan Sontag
January 4, 2011 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 340 Pages |
$15.99

RETURN: FATHERS, SONS AND THE LAND IN BETWEEN

Written by Matar, Hisham
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE - The acclaimed memoir about fathers and sons, a legacy of loss, and, ultimately, healing--one of The New York Times Book Review's ten best books of the year, winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize When Hisham Matar was a nineteen-year-old u
July 5, 2016 | Hardcover | Random House | 256 Pages |
$26.00

UNDERCOVER GIRL: THE LESBIAN INFORMANT WHO HELPED THE FBI BRING DOWN THE COMMUNIST PARTY

Written by Davis, Lisa E
At the height of the Red Scare, Angela Calomiris was a paid FBI informant inside the American Communist Party. As a Greenwich Village photographer, Calomiris spied on the New York Photo League, pioneers in documentary photography. While local Party officials may have had their sus-picions about her sexuality, her apparent dedication to the cause won them over.
May 9, 2017 | Paperback | Imagine | 256 Pages |
$17.99

RICHARD NIXON: THE LIFE

Written by Farrell, John A
From a prize-winning biographer comes the defining portrait of a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. We live today, John A. Farrell shows, in a world Richard Nixon made. At the end of WWII, navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returned from the Pacific and set his cap at Congress, an idealistic dreamer seeking to build a better world.
March 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Doubleday Books | 752 Pages |
$35.00

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