Biography & Autobiography Books

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781250182487
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Published: Picador USA - August 7th, 2018

The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie books


An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806215
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Published: Vintage - July 31st, 2018

A timeless and inspiring gift for Father's Day.

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday
A Kirkus Best Memoir of 2017
Shortlisted for the 2017 Baillie Gifford Prize


Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250299055
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 31st, 2018

The extraordinary true story and basis for the major motion picture BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver.


Sting-Ray Afternoons: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316392259
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 17th, 2018

"Funny, elegiac... a remarkably sunny coming-of-age story about growing up in a Midwest world." --- NPR This is a story of the 1970s. Of a road trip in a wood-paneled station wagon, with the kids in the way-back, singing along to the Steve Miller Band. Of brothers waking up early on Saturday mornings for five consecutive hours of cartoons.


A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399564543
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Published: Viking - August 14th, 2018

A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missiles


Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374906047
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 7th, 2018

A witty and profound portrait of the most talked-about English royal


Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780674983991
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Published: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard Universi - July 9th, 2018

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491177
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 10th, 2018

Arrested in 1962 as South Africa's apartheid regime intensified its brutal campaign against political opponents, forty-four-year-old lawyer and African National Congress activist Nelson Mandela had no idea that he would spend the next twenty-seven years in jail.


I Will Be Complete: A Memoir Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781101946398
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 26th, 2018

From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts: about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.


The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501165962
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 3rd, 2018

An enthralling, emotional memoir that recounts the ups and downs of coming-of-age, set against the music and literature of the 1970s.


Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781439190821
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 3rd, 2018

"A brilliant orator, a firebrand for freedom and individual rights, Henry stands as an American luminary, and Kukla's magisterial biography shines the glow of achievement on subject and author alike" (Richmond Times Dispatch). Patrick Henry restores its subject, long underappreciated in history as a founding father, to his seminal place in the story of American independence.


No One Tells You This: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501163135
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2018

Selected as one of BuzzFeed's "Exciting Summer Books"

Featured in Goop's "15 Books We're Reading This Summer"

Selected as one of Vogue's "13 Books to Thrill, Entertain, and Sustain You This Summer"

Selected as one of Bustle's "15 Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out In July 2018"


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