Biography & Autobiography Books

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781416590323
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

**Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History**

“Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.

As a young man Frederick Douglass


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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316505093
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Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.


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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525434030
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Published: Anchor - January 28th, 2020

An Instant NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A LOS ANGELES TIMES, BOSTON GLOBE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, and NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER

Named A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by *Elle * Vanity Fair * Wired * Real Simple * Kirkus Reviews * BookPage *


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Why Religion?: A Personal Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062368546
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Published: Ecco - January 21st, 2020

New York Times bestseller

One of PW’s Best Books of the Year

One of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month


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Figuring Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525565420
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Published: Vintage - January 28th, 2020

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE AND BOOKPAGE


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Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780804173445
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Published: Vintage - January 21st, 2020

The little-known story of remarkable First Lady Sarah Polk—a brilliant master of the art of high politics and a crucial but unrecognized figure in the history of American feminism.


The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781947793385
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Published: Tin House Books - January 7th, 2020

A tale of deep bonds to family, place, language—of hard-won selfhood told by a singular, incandescent voice.


Once More To The Rodeo: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781888889970
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Published: Pushcart Press - December 10th, 2019

A memoir about fatherhood, family, and
what it means to be a man in America.

Winner of Pushcart’s 2019 Editor’s Book Award


Alice Adams: Portrait of a Writer Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781451621310
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Published: Scribner - December 3rd, 2019

“Nobody writes better about falling in love than Alice Adams,” a New York Times critic said of the prolific short-story writer and bestselling novelist whose dozens of published stories and eleven novels illuminate the American Century.


Free, Melania: The Unauthorized Biography Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250307378
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Published: Flatiron Books - December 3rd, 2019

The first behind-the-scenes look at the life of the most enigmatic First Lady in U.S. history


Life in a Cold Climate: Nancy Mitford; The Biography Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781643133034
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 3rd, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Laura Thompson turns her eye to the iconic and enigmatic Nancy Mitford.


Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington's Mother Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062456519
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Published: Harper - December 3rd, 2019

The Mother of the Father of our Country.

Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history’s most famous revolutionary. In fact, George Washington’s first fight for independence was from his controlling, singular mother.


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