Biography

PERSONAL MEMOIRS OF ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE COMPLETE ANNOTATED EDITION

Ulysses Grant's memoirs, sold door-to-door by former Union soldiers, were once as ubiquitous in American households as the Bible. Mark Twain and Henry James hailed them as great literature, and countless presidents credit Grant with influencing their own writing. This celebrated annotated edition will introduce a new generation of readers to an American classic.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$19.95

DIVINE RASCAL: ON THE TRAIL OF LSD'S COSMIC COURIER, MICHAEL HOLLINGSHEAD

A biography of a key figure in psychedelic history: the man who turned Timothy Leary on to LSD.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$21.95

JABOTINSKY: A LIFE

An insightful new biography of the most controversial and perhaps most fervent of all Zionist political figures
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$16.00

MARTIN BUBER: A LIFE OF FAITH AND DISSENT

The first major biography in English in over thirty years of the seminal modern Jewish thinker Martin Buber
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.00

EMPEROR: A NEW LIFE OF CHARLES V

Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the ruler of the world's first transatlantic empire
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

GANDHI AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century.
Paperback |
$18.00

ILLUMINATED LIFE: BELLA DA COSTA GREENE'S JOURNEY FROM PREJUDICE TO PRIVILEGE

What would you give up to achieve your dream? When J. P. Morgan hired Belle da Costa Greene in 1905 to organize his rare book and manuscript collection, she had only her personality and a few years of experience to recommend her.
June 1, 2007 | Hardcover |
$35.00

STREET PHILOSOPHY OF GARRY WINOGRAND

Garry Winogrand--along with Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander--was one of the most important photographers of the 1960s and 1970s, as well as one of the world's foremost street photographers. Award-winning writer Geoff Dyer has admired Winogrand's work for many years.
March 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$60.00

CHIEF: THE LIFE AND TURBULENT TIMES OF CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS

An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$30.00

NORTH: FINDING MY WAY WHILE RUNNING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling memoir about his grueling, exhilarating, and immensely inspiring 46-day run to break the speed record for the Appalachian Trail. Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners.
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$16.99

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