Biography

NEVER A LOVELY SO REAL: THE LIFE AND WORK OF NELSON ALGREN

For a time, Nelson Algren was America's most famous author, lauded by the likes of Richard Wright and Ernest Hemingway. Millions bought his books. Algren's third novel, The Man with the Golden Arm, won the first National Book Award, and Frank Sinatra starred in the movie. But despite Algren's talent, he abandoned fiction and fell into obscurity.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$39.95

GREEK TO ME: ADVENTURES OF THE COMMA QUEEN

In her New York Times bestseller Between You & Me, Mary Norris delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils and punctuation in The New Yorker's celebrated copy department. In Greek to Me, she delivers another wise and funny paean to the art of self-expression, this time filtered through her greatest passion: all things Greek.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.95

SCAR: A PERSONAL HISTORY OF DEPRESSION AND RECOVERY

At the age of twenty-seven, married, living in New York, and working in book design, Mary Cregan gives birth to her first child, a daughter she names Anna. But it's apparent that something is terribly wrong, and a two days later, Anna dies--plunging Cregan into suicidal despair.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

ZORA AND LANGSTON: A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP AND BETRAYAL

They were best friends. They were collaborators, literary gadflies, and champions of the common people. They were the leading lights of the Harlem Renaissance.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.95

JULIA MARGARET CAMERON

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879) had a short but prolific career as a photographer, taking up the camera in her late forties.
October 1, 2018 | Paperback |
$12.95

HARRY & MEGHAN: THE ROYAL WEDDING ALBUM

A lavish commemoration of the fairy-tale wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, featuring complete, up-to-the-minute photos from this once-in-a-lifetime event!Features complete up-to-the-last-minute photos from the wedding itself!
June 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$19.95

ROGER FRY: A BIOGRAPHY

Virginia Woolf's only true biography, written to commemorate a devoted friend and one of the most renowned art critics of this century, who helped to bring the Postimpressionist movement from France to England and America. Index; illustrations.
March 1, 1976 | Paperback |
$22.95

DESPERATELY SEEKING WARHOL

For someone who traveled as much as he did, it is a marvel that Andy Warhol had time to make art. Desperately Seeking Warhol traces the artist's movements around the globe from international cultural hotspots like New York, Paris and Rome to lower-profile burgs such as Carbondale and Montauk - more well known now, partially as a result of Warhol's involvement.
November 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$16.95

DESPERATELY SEEKING CHE

The new volume in the Desperately Seeking series traces the journey of Che Guevara from young medical student in Buenos Aires to leading revolutionary icon.
November 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$16.95

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