Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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A sometimes painful read, this revealing deep dive into George Floyd’s life places his tragic story in the broader context of race in America.”

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considerable detective work, which overlooks few details. White has certainly written the definitive book on Jane Stanford’s death.”

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Often it’s the lyrics that Cantwell judiciously quotes and expertly contextualizes; at other times it's the imaginative, unerringly precise, and never-repeated wa

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“It took the failure of many of our country’s institutions—schools, hospitals, law enforcement, social services, and the criminal justice system—to turn Sara Kruzan into a convicted killer.

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This Much Is True is an entertaining, sometimes shocking, periodically uncomfortable, but altogether delightful read.”

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“Both well written and intriguing, this is hybrid memoir will stick in your memory long after you finish.”

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“We all know of the heartbreaks that have struck President Biden, but this biography delivers critical understanding of the role Jill has played in his life.”

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“Rainbow’s balance of self-deprecating humor and serious autobiography makes for a great read. Playing with Myself is aptly titled.

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We’ve all encountered the stories of people who experienced childhood trauma, only to have it blight their later lives until a final reckoning.

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The story of this book is almost as extraordinary as the story of Che Guevara’s life.

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“Maybe this work is not a new way of seeing Benjamin Franklin but a way to consider many ideas about Benjamin Franklin in much the way that Franklin explored the world.”

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“that rare book that can simultaneously be enjoyed by anyone interested in the field of history, as well as being an excellent text for any college course on historiography.”

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There are celebrity autobiographies that put the author in the best possible light, with every awkward moment surgically excised.

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Since Donald J. Trump is still a very active politician, it is good to have an initial review of his presidency by a team of experts on 19 different facets of his presidency.

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Though a serious reader may feel squeamish about reading a memoir of a daughter stumbling upon her father’s secret stash of “porno” books, Let’s Never Talk About This Again is a sweet acco

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In 1982, at the age of 38, Alice Walker’s life pivoted dramatically and irrevocably with the publication of The Color Purple, her third published novel that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize

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“This is a magnificent tale of personal courage, combat leadership, and heroism under fire.

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Ben McGrath has a journalist's nose for news and telling details and a novelist's ability to tell a suspenseful story with vivid portraits of ordinary people such as Richard Conant, who did extraor

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“M. Stanton Evans was one of the most influential thinkers and writers who shaped the modern conservative movement in the United States . . .”

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“will give health policy makers much to consider about ways to improve care.

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“a portrait of a psyche, of the jumbled mess that lives in our heads . . . Reading these pages is like being invited into someone’s private dream journal.”

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“The power of the written word will never be made more clear.”

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On the cold night of January 8, 2014, 22-year-old Kait Leddy walked onto the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia.

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