Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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“a fascinating and compelling story of a tragic hero and the fields on which he lived and played.”

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“Alford tells the remarkable story of spiritualism as it affected the lives of the members of the respective families of Abraham Lincoln and his assassin John Wilkes Booth.”

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“James Horn has put together an incredible lost history of an important figure whose life decided the future of America and all that has entailed since.”

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Fifty-seven-year-old Diana Goetsch, formerly Doug Goetsch, made the decision at 50 to surrender to the transition process and become a full-blooded transgender woman after decades of heartache. 

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The pogroms of Russia have long served as the backdrop to bigger stories.

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If all you know about stewardesses (make that flight attendants) is based on the bestseller Coffee, Tea or Me, a salacious tell-all 1967 memoir by Trudy Baker and Rachel Jones, then you’re

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The ostensible template for these 24 musings on “singlehood” is Helen Gurley Brown’s 1962 cult classic, Sex and the Single Girl.

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Wired for Love reminds us that love is as natural as a heartbeat, a breath, a brainwave.”

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“engaging, gossipy, and revealing—a look behind the curtain at the wondrous wizard of words. Fans will love it.”

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“Quimby deserves the attention Dahler gives her. Hers is a life worth knowing.”

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By the time Jeremy Denk was five-and-three-quarters years old, his elementary school career was in trouble.

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From the very start of Unmask Alice: LSD, Satanic Panic, and the Imposter Behind the World’s Most Notorious Diaries, Rick Emerson makes big promises.

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“A must-read that will have readers laughing, crying, and shopping for chickens.”

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Asylum is an eloquent, powerful, sometimes harrowing chronicle of what it means to be a gay man in a violently homophobic country and what it means to be a Black asylum seeker in

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a page-turning account that penetrates the character of a most exceptional human being who was both a product of his age and an astute observer of its mores.”

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Secret City is a lengthy, detailed, riveting history of the way in which homosexuality was perceived and treated in our government from the tenure of Franklin D.

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“The author makes this solid work of scholarship the sort of book that starts a young person’s love of reading and interest in history.”

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Brown’s Jackson is a dueler, a ‘slaveholder, architect of Indian removal, and a critic of abolitionism.’”

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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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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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“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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