Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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"The big surprise about David Sedaris’s new book, Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002), is how very good it is."

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“What She Ate is for foodies, fashionistas, feminists, and for anyone who enjoys reading about meals as much as eating them.”

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The Mudd Club was the Brigadoon of the late ’70s New York City music scene.

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More often than not, when one thinks of the actions taken against the various categories of Europe’s “undesirables” in World War II, it is usually in terms of the Axis: Germany and, to a lesser ext

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Two hundred years after her death on July 18, 1817, Jane Austen and her novels are now more beloved than ever before.

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“hauntingly compelling. A highly recommended thrill ride . . .

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Ink & Paint, The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation by Mindy Johnson corrects the misguided perception regarding women’s lack of contribution to the animation industry.

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"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."

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"This book is an engrossing adventure about the rise of midwest America."

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"John Harte, a former playwright and freelance writer . . . has written a very uneven book about Churchill and the First World War."

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Although many consider that the modernist period of literature began just prior to the start of the 20th century and continued into the 1960s, and included many familiar names, it is the year 1922

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Three of the most recognized letters in sport today are CTE, representing the brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Dr.

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Ever since the election results of 2016, millions of American liberals, moderates, and even a few “establishment” Republicans have lived in a type of mental limbo.

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“Elizabeth Warren continues to be a forceful advocate for the needs of ordinary, hard-working Americans . . .”

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“Beautiful Bodies is highly recommended for people who struggle with eating disorders, the people who love them, and the public at large . . .”

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In the first two decades of the 20th century in the United States, the national mood changed radically from one of heady optimism to dissolution.

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Understanding Trump is one of those books that can be quickly pasted together and sold in an airport bookstore. . . .

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“Elaine Hayes’ vivid portrait of Sarah Vaughan’s life, times, and indelible musical legacy reveals why she was indeed called The Divine One.”   

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". . . a fascinating examination of Buckley’s approach to practical politics . . ."

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Ever since it was first published in England in 1847 and in the U.S. in 1848, Jane Eyre has been a literary phenomenon, widely read, profoundly influential, and lovingly imitated.

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“As Bauer writes the fight against Boko Haram is far from over. His final sentence encapsulates Nigeria’s nightmare: ‘We have fear. We have hope.’”

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Patrick J. Buchanan’s Nixon’s White House Wars is part memoir, part history, and part commentary on his years as a Nixon loyalist and aide in and out of the White House.

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As the old saying goes, “Close, but no cigar.” When You Find Out the World Is Against You and Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by Kelly Oxford is a book that tries to put a humorou

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“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”

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