Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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“Reeves' book is more than an intimate study of Grant and his family in a critical period of the future president’s life; it is a study of a white middle-class America in which economics, p

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“An engrossing story of the tumultuous final years of a movie icon.”

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In January 1958, Charles Starkweather, accompanied by his 14-year-old girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate, embarked on a killing spree in Nebraska, leaving ten people dead in their wake.

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“The reader will get an education in the formative years of a rock band, the grotty clubs, the vans, the marginal pay.”

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“not only a thorough examination of the role portraits played in 14th paintings, he provides a stellar example of art historical thinking.”

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The Dissident: Alexey Navalny is both interesting and depressing—a valuable guide to understanding contemporary Russia, its boss, and a major opponent.”

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“Southon tells the story of the Roman Republic and Empire from beginning to end ‘as told through women.’ The author’s history is that of a ‘bigger, richer—a more realistic empire.’”

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“If she had not chased those bright Medusas, 20th century American literature would have not had one of its most beautiful voices.”

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“Together Vance and Smith debunk the myths that ‘therapy is only for white folks’ and ‘prayer is enough.’”

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Doyle’s World―Lost & Found attempts what is perhaps impossible: to shed new light and offer a fresh perspective on the oft-written about fictitious consulting detective, Sherlock Holme

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Susannah Breslin is an accomplished journalist. She writes about sex and pornography. She produces documentaries and television series.

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this book works on many levels—as an entry into different cultures and kitchens and as a way to bring those foods into our home, making them our own.”

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“For Larry McMurtry, invention and re-invention were one and the same.”

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“John Gay and Julia Fox, in Hunting the Falcon, demonstrate the vast tapestry of the stories within the greater legend of Henry VIII by concentrating on his relationship with Anne

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One wonders what author Jonathan Raban is trying to tell us in his memoir, Father and Son.

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"a surprisingly rich history. . . . McNeur clearly knows how to find out everything it's possible to discover about these women and the circles they moved in."

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“what is revealed in Magic: The Life of Earvin 'Magic' Johnson is the life of an American sports hero, full of complexity, wonder, sorrow, and success.”

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Now here’s an interesting premise for a book: Jason Thomas Gordon, lead singer and drummer of the LA-based rock group Kingsize, interviews dozens of vocalists, some of them very prominent, about .

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I Must Be Dreaming is your ticket to the dreamland of a genius.”

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"Winnington has done an impressive amount of research and uses Lily's own writing to vivid effect."

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While Idaho Slept is consistently absorbing, if frustrating in its lack of a conclusion.

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“Herzog has a mystical sense of truth as a form of knowing that cannot be put into words. It can only be experienced.

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“It didn’t help Tippi Hendren’s career that the actress told him what she thought of him: You’re a fat pig.”

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“This book will appeal to film and television enthusiasts of all ages, provide a deep dive for film buffs and an entertaining revelation for others merely interested in movies as entertainm

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