Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

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At the age of five, a lonely boy named Elon Musk (b. 1971) decided to walk on his own to his cousin’s birthday party.

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“Gray’s most important accomplishment is to show that Jennie Churchill and Sara Roosevelt were far more than just mothers of history-making sons.”

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“Nancherla offers a thoughtful and interesting peek behind the scenes at someone with a successful comedy career.

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In her introduction to this memoir, Donna Leon confesses, “I have never planned more than the first step in anything I’ve done.” Perhaps that is why Wandering through Life is a series of s

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Leading Lady is a breezy chronicle of Busch’s life and career, interspersed with anecdotes about his encounters with divas of the stage and screen.”

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"Anyone interested in culture, history, and simply a rollicking good story, will find much to savor in these pages."

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Everyone knows the music of Elton John. But some may not know that Elton never writes any lyrics.

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Annie Ernaux, the 2022 Nobel Prize-winning writer, was a single woman in her fifties when she began an affair with a university student 30 years her junior who had written asking to meet her.

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“offers readers a deeply affecting, lyrical and often profound journey into the experience of love and loss.”

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“a worthy part of any Beatles’ fans collection.”

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“A fussy old queen asks the ladies whom he’s invited to tea and elderberry wine, ‘What have I got to hide?’ to which Miss Marple in her delicious English ignorance says, ‘I’m sure I wouldn’

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Places We Left Behind is almost a choose your own adventure scenario: While living in a foreign country, you meet someone who qualifies as the man of your dreams, except for two potential

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Can we recover our lost enchantment with the natural world before it turns on us?”

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“Kissinger’s first book on family, mental illness, and recovery catapults her into the pantheon of modern, nonfiction writers who dare to feel, think, and unabashedly portray the agony of m

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“By quoting contemporary letters and histories, Arman brings this woman and her world vividly to life.

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“This important collection of voices of women who have changed—and are changing—the world gives inspiration to all who share their grief and vision.”

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That Carriere manages to exceed those expectations and write with such clarity about the darkness that consumed much of her young adulthood is a gift . . .”

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“the poetic marvel of his language makes every chapter richly textured and a joy to read.”

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The relationship between journalist and subject is an ancient one, and the ice is frequently broken with the hoisting of a glass . . . or two.

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“an outstanding work, filled with insights and stories, and written with authority.”

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“This book is a compelling read as Angus is a clear, concise, and talented writer who makes even small facets of long ago lives fascinating.”

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Interviews are either appetizers or afterhours drinks. They either prepare you for a full conversation or one reads them to forget the long day.

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“Doom Guy tells the fascinating story of the life and times of one of the greatest PC game developers of them all.”

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“a quietly affecting memoir about family connection and disconnection.”

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