Biography

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LIGHT YEARS: A MEMOIR

Written by Rush, Chris
The Light Years is a joyous and defiant coming-of-age memoir set during one of the most turbulent times in American history
April 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 384 Pages |
$27.00
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MR. STRAIGHT ARROW: THE CAREER OF JOHN HERSEY, AUTHOR OF HIROSHIMA

Written by Treglown, Jeremy
A monumental reevaluation of the career of John Hersey, the author of Hiroshima
April 23, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 384 Pages |
$28.00
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LIVES LIKE LOADED GUNS: EMILY DICKINSON AND HER FAMILY'S FEUDS

Written by Gordon, Lyndall
"Lives Like Loaded Guns...reads like a fabulous detective story...[Gordon] takes us into undiscovered territory." --The Washington Post, a great companion to fans of the film A Quiet Passion, starring Cynthia Nixon as Emily Dickinson.
May 31, 2011 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$20.00
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MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

Written by Zweig, Stefan
Stefan Zweig's classic biography of one of British history's most fascinating figures, rereleased in a new edition to tie in with launch of the major new Hollywood film, Mary Queen of Scots. From the moment of her birth to her death on the scaffold, Mary Stuart spent her life embroiled in power struggles that shook the foundations of Renaissance Europe.
December 18, 2018 | Paperback | Pushkin Press |
$17.95
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SOLITUDE & COMPANY: THE LIFE OF GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ TOLD WITH HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS, FAMILY, FANS, ARGUERS, FELLOW PRANKSTERS, DRUNKS,

Written by Paternostro, Silvana
Irreverent and hopeful, Solitude & Company recounts the life of a boy from the provinces who decided to become a writer. This is the story of how he did it, how little Gabito became Gabriel García Márquez, and of how Gabriel García Márquez survived his own self-creation.
February 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Seven Stories Press | 336 Pages |
$26.95
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NOTES ON A SHIPWRECK: A STORY OF REFUGEES, BORDERS, AND HOPE

Written by Enia, Davide
A moving firsthand account of migrant landings on the island of Lampedusa that gives voice to refugees, locals, and volunteers while also exploring a deeply personal father-son relationship.
February 19, 2019 | Paperback | Other Press (NY) | 256 Pages |
$16.99
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MONK OF MOKHA

Written by Eggers, Dave
The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it.
January 8, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage | 352 Pages |
$16.95
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FIGURING

Written by Popova, Maria
Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries--beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement.
February 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 592 Pages |
$30.00
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EAT LIKE A FISH: MY ADVENTURES AS A FISHERMAN TURNED RESTORATIVE OCEAN FARMER

Written by Smith, Bren
From the aquatic world's Michael Pollan a former fisherman's memoir, manifesto, and vision for the future of food: restorative ocean farming. Easy to grow, sustainable, and a solution to climate change, ocean vegetables are plentiful (there are thousands of edible varieties), nutritious, and delicious (as recipes from James Beard Award-winning chef Brooks Headley included here will sho
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$26.95
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ONCE MORE WE SAW STARS: A MEMOIR

Written by Greene, Jayson
"A gripping and beautiful book about the power of love in the face of unimaginable loss."
May 14, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$25.00

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