Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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“Shadmi’s deeply absorbing and moving biography will appeal to Dracula afficionados of all ages.”

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“I didn’t start out with grievances against the world, but the world certainly seemed to have grievances against girls and women like me. . . .

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The co-authors of Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty, journalist Anderson Cooper and novelist and historian Katherine Howe, posit that the Vanderbilt family suffered from

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Near the end of his endearing memoir, App Kid, the author, Michael Sayman, describes a talk he delivered at Menlo College—in the very heart of Silicon Valley—where he revealed what he call

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Author Andres Resendez has undertaken to tell the story of a little-known voyage across the Pacific Ocean by a small Spanish fleet, one ship of which, the smallest, was led, surprisingly, by a mula

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Hayley Mills is truly a figure from the past. Pollyanna indeed.

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“Written by Helmi’s younger son, Helmi’s Shadow is an absolute candy fix for politophiles and historophiles.”

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“If you are a lover of the game of tennis, admire Rodger Federer, or want to know more about him, The Master is the book for you. . . .

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“This book will help the reader understand a troubled past and see contemporary conflicts between China and the West in a broader perspective.”

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“Their stories of self-sacrifice, professional dedication, and unconditional compassion for everyone who came through the emergency room at MMC are true profiles in courage.”

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This is an enthralling and deceptively small book built around, at first sight, a rather unpromising story line concerning the prolonged struggles of a skinny, underweight boy against the efforts o

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“Bearing witness has never been more important. Cerotti and her grandmother are powerful guides as to why these Holocaust stories matter.”

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“Unfortunately, this isn’t the accurate biography it purports to be.”

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How does one become a psychiatrist? How can anyone understand what makes another person tick?

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“The Hero myth—the drive to seek safety, control and power over the Earth—that has powered Western capitalism and civilization has gone too far.

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“The Storytellers is a gift to aspiring writers of mysteries and thrillers, readers and fans, and academics alike. An instant classic . . .”

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Charif Majdlani slays the profiteers of his beloved Lebanon, Hezbollah, Syrian military forces, warlords, and the ruling Muslim contingent equally in his courageous look at the city today.

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Philippe Sands’ The Ratline: The Exalted Life and Mysterious Death of a Nazi Fugitive, is exhaustive, meticulous and, at times, cinematic.

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“Hill’s account of low vision is a thought-provoking and emotionally powerful contribution to understanding vision loss.

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“Simard’s pioneering research gives us a new way of looking and living with the floral world . . .”

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“The authors infer that Trump cared more about himself than the country. Their meticulous history of his last year in office certainly supports that view. . . .

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“A revealing, highly readable account of megalomania run amok.”

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Brad Stone is a Bloomberg Journalist who has previously written The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

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