Biography

JUDAS: THE MOST HATED NAME IN HISTORY

Written by Stanford, Peter
In this fascinating historical and cultural biography, Peter Stanford deconstructs that most vilified of Bible characters: Judas Iscariot, who famously betrayed Jesus with a kiss. Beginning with the gospel accounts, Stanford explores two thousand years of cultural and theological history to investigate how the very name Judas came to be synonymous with betrayal and, ultimately, human evil.
January 10, 2017 | Paperback | Counterpoint LLC | 288 Pages |
$16.95

ROSSET: MY LIFE IN PUBLISHING AND HOW I FOUGHT CENSORSHIP

Written by Rosset, Barney
Genet...Beckett...Burroughs...Miller...Ionesco, Oe, Duras. Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. Hubert Selby Jr. and John Rechy. The legendary film I Am Curious (Yellow). The books that assaulted the fort of propriety that was the United States in the 1950s and '60s, Lady Chatterley's Lover and The Tropic of Cancer.
January 10, 2017 | Hardcover | OR Books | 370 Pages |
$28.00

WHAT LANGUAGE DO I DREAM IN?: A MEMOIR

Written by Lappin, Elena
Taking its title from a question often asked of polyglots, What Language Do I Dream In? is Elena Lappin's stunning memoir about how language runs throughout memory and family history to form identity. Lappin's life could be described as "five languages in search of an author," and as a multiple emigre, her decision to write in English was the result of many wanderings.
February 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Counterpoint LLC | 310 Pages |
$26.00

BLACK CALHOUNS: FROM CIVIL WAR TO CIVIL RIGHTS WITH ONE AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY

Written by Buckley, Gail Lumet
In The Black Calhouns, Gail Lumet Buckley--daughter of actress Lena Horne--delves deep into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African-American family from Civil War to Civil Rights.
February 14, 2017 | Paperback | Grove Press | 368 Pages |
$16.00

DADLAND

Written by Carew, Keggie
Winner of the Costa Book Award for Biography Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm.
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Atlantic Monthly Press | 432 Pages |
$24.00

SEX WITH SHAKESPEARE: HERE'S MUCH TO DO WITH PAIN, BUT MORE WITH LOVE

Written by Keenan, Jillian
A provocative, moving, kinky, and often absurdly funny memoir about Shakespeare, love, obsession, and spanking
April 4, 2017 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company | 352 Pages |
$15.99

WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S SECRET ADVENTURES, 1935-1961

Written by Reynolds, Nicholas
The extraordinary untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life in espionageA NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A finalist for the William E. Colby Military Writers' Award"CAPTIVATING" (Missourian) - "IMPORTANT" (Wall Street Journal) - "FASCINATING" (New York Review of Books)
March 14, 2017 | Hardcover | William Morrow & Company | 384 Pages |
$27.99

RIGHTFUL HERITAGE: FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE LAND OF AMERICA

Written by Brinkley, Douglas
Douglas Brinkley's The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect 234 million acres of wild America.
May 16, 2017 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 784 Pages |
$19.99

LIFE IN MOTION: AN UNLIKELY BALLERINA

Written by Copeland, Misty
Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina. In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.
December 16, 2014 | Paperback | Touchstone Books | 304 Pages |
$15.99

LETTERMAN: THE LAST GIANT OF LATE NIGHT

Written by Zinoman, Jason
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017New York Times Bestseller New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman delivers the definitive story of the life and artistic legacy of David Letterman, the greatest television talk show host of all time and the signature comedic voice of a generation.
April 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 368 Pages |
$28.99

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