“Ms. Emling’s riveting new biography reveals in page-turning prose the life-balance struggles of a true genius.”
“Indomitable Will is an instant classic . . .
“While possibly a bit dry for bedtime reading, That’s What They Want You to Think does make fun plane, train, and (if someone else is driving) automobile reading.
“Gilded Clover Adams’ life undoubtedly was.
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“Vera Atkins—whose list of aliases goes on for a full paragraph—was the most successful agent of World War II.
“Fourteen of the twenty people involved in these experiential accounts of WWI were in their twenties when the war broke out.
“Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.”
—Mark Twain, Autobiography, 1924
Grace Balogh is almost 30 years old before she found out her birthday was April 6th and not the 16th.
In this first of four volumes, the editors present a chorus of contemporary voices to give the reader an unusual portrait of the Civil War.
Europe in the year 1660 was an environment of interesting mixed historical contradictions.
In Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen, Anna Whitelock sets out offer a picture of English first Queen Regnant as something other than the “weak-willed failure as so often rendered by traditional
Providence has its signature upon everything of value, tangible and intangible.
In Mary Tudor: Princess, Bastard, Queen, Anna Whitelock sets out to offer a picture of English first Queen Regnant as something other than the “weak-willed failure as so often rendered by tradition
Those of us who grew up in the age of early television sometimes wonder whatever happened to this or that character.
“Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope.
(Little, Brown and Company, September 2006) The Beautiful Fall has been classified “pop culture” but it is more much a chronicle of the parallel lives of two of the most famous designers of