Biography & Autobiography Books - 2019 Bestsellers - Page 5

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Washington: A Life Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143119968
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Published: Penguin Books - September 27th, 2011

A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.


Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780735213463
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 7th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton. “Every sentence of the story will stir your soul” (O Magazine).
 


America's Reluctant Prince: The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr. Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781524742386
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Published: Dutton - July 9th, 2019

*A New York Times Bestseller*

A major new biography of John F. Kennedy Jr. from a leading historian who was also a close friend, America’s Reluctant Prince is a deeply researched, personal, surprising, and revealing portrait of the Kennedy heir the world lost too soon.
 


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In the Dream House: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781644450031
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties


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Mornings on Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780671447540
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 1982

The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a war hero and ultimately president of the United States, told by master historian David McCullough.

Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt.


Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250171696
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 20th, 2018

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

“Promise Me, Dad is a brisk, often uplifting read, a consequence of its author’s congenital jollity and irrepressible candor.”
- Vanity Fair

A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country.


The Farmer's Son: Calving Season on a Family Farm Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781328577993
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - May 7th, 2019

For fans of James Herriot, a poignant memoir—and #1 Irish bestseller—about a wayward son’s return home to his family’s farm, and how he found a new beginning in an age-old world

Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps.


Five Days Gone: The Mystery of My Mother's Disappearance as a Child Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501198717
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Published: Scribner - August 27th, 2019

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD

ONE OF NPR’S BEST BOOKS OF 2019

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Velazquez Laura Cumming shares the riveting story of her mother’s mysterious kidnapping as a toddler in a small English coastal village—and how


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

New York Times/PBS NewsHour Book Club Pick

From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading--and reliving--Homer's epic masterpiece.


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Sontag: Her Life and Work Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062896391
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Published: Ecco - September 17th, 2019

A Lambda Literary Award Finalist 

A Finalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

A Finalist for the Publishing Triangle's Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction

One of O Magazine’s Best Books of the Year


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The Glass Castle: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743247542
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Published: Scribner - January 17th, 2006

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.

MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.

The


The Girl with Seven Names Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780007554850
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Published: William Collins - May 19th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.


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