Biography & Autobiography Books - Historical

Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781501197628
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 2019

From beloved CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca, an entertaining and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who have long fascinated him.

Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the world.


Margaret Thatcher: Herself Alone: The Authorized Biography Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781101947203
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Published: Knopf - November 12th, 2019

Charles Moore's masterful and definitive biography of Britain's first female prime minister reaches its climax with the story of her zenith and her fall.


Rameses III, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9789774169403
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - November 19th, 2019

Rameses III--often dubbed the "last great pharaoh"--lived and ruled during the first half of the twelfth century bc, a tumultuous time that saw the almost complete overthrow of established order in the eastern Mediterranean, and among Rameses's achievements was the preservation of Egypt as a nation-state in the face of external assault.


Revolutionary Brothers: Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, and the Friendship that Helped Forge Two Nations Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250113726
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 26th, 2019

In a narrative both panoramic and intimate, Tom Chaffin captures the four-decade friendship of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette.


A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501199844
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Published: Atria Books - December 3rd, 2019

A PEOPLE BOOK OF THE WEEK
WINNER OF THE JQ–WINGATE LITERARY PRIZE

“A haunting tribute to survivors and those lost forever—and a reminder, in our own troubled era, never to forget.” —People

An “exceptional” (The Wall Street Journal) and “poignant” (The New York T


Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250221766
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 12th, 2019

"An appealing mix of accessibility and research. [Hutton] has illuminated a fascinating and often appalling side of the war at home." — Wall Street Journal

The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated a network of Nazi sympathizers in Great Britain in order to protect the country from the grips of fascism


The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501137235
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 22nd, 2019

Award-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author Joe Posnanski enters the world of Harry Houdini and his legions of devoted fans in an immersive, entertaining, and magical work on the illusionist’s impact on American culture—and why his legacy endures to this day.

Harry Houdini. Say his name and a number of things come to mind. Escapes. Illusions.


Renia's Diary: A Holocaust Journal Cover Image
By Renia Spiegel, Elizabeth Bellak (Contributions by), Sarah Durand (Contributions by), Deborah Lipstadt (Introduction by)
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250244024
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 24th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller
A USA Today bestseller

The long-hidden diary of a young Polish woman's life during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into English


Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250140432
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 10th, 2019

The bestselling author of All the Shah’s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and ’60s.


The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062364999
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2019

A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else—Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill—from the authors of Furious Love.


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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358118220
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Published: Mariner Books - September 3rd, 2019

“Bascomb has unearthed a remarkable piece of hidden history, and told it perfectly.


Hitler: A Biography Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780190056735
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 3rd, 2019

From one of the most prominent biographers of the Nazi period, a new and provocative portrait of the figure behind the century's worst crimes


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