Biography & Autobiography Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 3

The Copenhagen Trilogy: Childhood; Youth; Dependency By Tove Ditlevsen, Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Michael Favala Goldman (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tove Ditlevsen, Tiina Nunnally (Translated by), Michael Favala Goldman (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374602390
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - January 26th, 2021

A New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year (2021)
An NPR Best Books of the Year (2021)

Called "a masterpiece" by The New York Times, the acclaimed trilogy from Tove Ditlevsen, a pioneer in the field of genre-bending confessional writing.


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Beautiful Country: A Memoir By Qian Julie Wang Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385547215
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Published: Doubleday - September 7th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world—an incandescent debut from an astonishing new talent • A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA PICK


No Cure for Being Human: (And Other Truths I Need to Hear) By Kate Bowler Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593230770
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Published: Random House - September 28th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I’ve Loved) asks, how do you move forward with a life you didn’t choose?

“Kate Bowler is the only one we can trust to tell us the truth.”—Glennon Doyle, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Untamed


The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero By Peter S. Canellos Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781501188206
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 8th, 2021

The “superb” (The Guardian) biography of an American who stood against all the forces of Gilded Age America to fight for civil rights and economic freedom: Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan.

They say that history is written by the victors. But not in the case of the most famous dissenter on the Supreme Court.


The Truths We Hold: An American Journey By Kamala Harris Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525560739
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Published: Penguin Books - August 4th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller

From Vice President Kamala Harris, one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country


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Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee By Casey Cep Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101972052
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Published: Vintage - September 29th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER This “superbly written true-crime story” (The New York Times Book Review) masterfully brings together the tales of a serial killer in 1970s Alabama and of Harper Lee, the beloved author of To Kill a Mockingbird, who tried to write his story.


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In the Dream House: A Memoir By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450383
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Published: Graywolf Press - December 1st, 2020

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


Philip Roth: The Biography By Blake Bailey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393240726
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 6th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

The renowned biographer’s definitive portrait of a literary titan.


Beautiful Things: A Memoir By Hunter Biden Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982151119
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Published: Gallery Books - April 6th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“I come from a family forged by tragedies and bound by a remarkable, unbreakable love,” Hunter Biden writes in this deeply moving and “unflinchingly honest” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir of addiction, loss, and survival.

When he was two years old, Hunter Biden was badly injured in a car accident tha


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You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington By Alexis Coe Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224117
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Published: Penguin Books - February 2nd, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
AN NPR CONCIERGE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

“In her form-shattering and myth-crushing book….Coe examines myths with mirth, and writes history with humor… [You Never Forget Your First] is an accessible look at a president who always finishes in the first ranks of our leaders.” —Boston Globe


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The Salt Path: A Memoir By Raynor Winn Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134114
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Published: Penguin Books - March 5th, 2019

"Polished, poignant... an inspiring story of true love."Entertainment Weekly

A BEST BOOK OF 2019, NPR's Book Concierge
SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARD
OVER 400,000 COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE

The true story of a couple who lost everything and embarked on a transformative journey walking the South West Coast Path in England


Robert E. Lee: A Life By Allen C. Guelzo Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781101946220
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Published: Knopf - September 28th, 2021

A WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR • From the award-winning historian and best-selling author of Gettysburg comes the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. An intimate look at the Confederate general in all his complexity—his hypocrisy and courage, his inner turmoil and outward calm, his disloyalty and his honor.