Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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“A clarion call for reform of a failed, wasteful, and heartless model of disaster relief which is self-serving rather than at the service of humanity.”

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"Bukowski tells us: 'Drinking is a form of suicide where you’re allowed to return to life and begin all over the next day.'”

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One woman recalls, “I remember how I felt when I turned 40: elated, powerful, at the top of my game. It was a dizzying time.

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“Dramatic, elegantly written and structured, Gurdjieff Reconsidered is a probing exploration of a man important not only to his time but also to ours.

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“Zaman’s lines of love to her readers are urgent, unhurried, generous, and, yes, uniquely deserving of the appellation gorgeous.”

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"Clavin sets out to sort facts from popular legend and 'it was a delight to discover that the truth' 'can be at least as dramatic and potent as its fabrications.'"

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“I Am offers American art lovers the opportunity to discover and to relish the innovative work of a painter who deconstructed the old and constructed her own brave

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“Go Ahead in the Rain is a musical memoir in which the narrator comes of age and becomes a man.”

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“The inspiring story of Tomlinson transforming his relationship with food may break your heart before it eventually lifts it.”

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“For Kamala Harris, the ‘truths we hold’ are more than mere words; they are a creed she lives by and an ideal she strives for.

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“This is a book that is read once, and then once again, and again—each time gaining new insight into a true maestro.”

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“My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter.”

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“Without institutionalized American racism, Withers would never have become involved with racial espionage. But he still would have been a great photographer.”

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Diderot was one of the three genius philosophers of the French Enlightenment.

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“Those seeking an introduction to a pivotal era in pro football’s history, and three legendary coaches whose influence is still felt today, will find Guts and Genius to be a lively

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“a book that speaks loudly to black lesbians and to anyone who dares to love fiercely.”

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“For the music lover who wants to explore the textures and unconventional harmonies which set Debussy apart as the greatest French composer of his time.”

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“In brisk, vigorous, precise prose honed over decades of daily newspaper work, Gilliam paints a vivid portrait of the obstacles she faced as a black woman breaking multiple barriers in the

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“[Sachs’] impeccable research and dimensional portrait of the Toscanini and his times is a towering achievement of the biographer’s craft.”

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“in a volume that runs for some 600 pages, not a single word seems wasted, not a sentence seems too long.” 

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“Connelly is too slow for his own good. The idea that he waited 38 years since Lennon’s murder to write this bio is astonishing. Talk about sitting on a story!”

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The Brits would call Bob Rosenthal an amanuensis.

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“should be treasured by baseball historians and students of international relations, as well as, anyone interested in baseball, Cuba, and American foreign policy.”

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