Biography & Autobiography Books - Historical

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Becoming FDR: The Personal Crisis That Made a President By Jonathan Darman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400067077
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Published: Random House - September 6th, 2022

“An illuminating account of how Franklin D. Roosevelt’s struggles with polio steeled him for the great struggles of the Depression and of World War II.”—Jon Meacham

The Red Widow: The Scandal that Shook Paris and the Woman Behind it All By Sarah Horowitz Cover Image
ISBN: 9781728226323
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Published: Sourcebooks - September 6th, 2022

"An unforgettable portrait of a woman who became one of the most notorious figures of her day and whose scandalous story sheds fascinating light not only on her own tumultuous time but ours as well." — Harold Schechter, author of Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Guinness, Butcher of Men

My Travels with Mrs. Kennedy By Clint Hill, Lisa McCubbin Hill Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982181116
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Published: Gallery Books - October 25th, 2022

The #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me reveal never-before-told stories of Secret Service Agent Clint Hill’s travels with Jacqueline Kennedy through Europe, Asia, and South America.

The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams By Stacy Schiff Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316441117
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 25th, 2022

A revelatory biography of arguably the most essential Founding Father—the one who stood behind the change in thinking that produced the American Revolution.

The Daughter of Auschwitz: My Story of Resilience, Survival and Hope By Tova Friedman, Malcolm Brabant, Ben Kingsley (Foreword by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335449306
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Published: Hanover Square Press - September 6th, 2022



A powerful memoir by one of the youngest survivors of Auschwitz, Tova Friedman, following her childhood growing up during the Holocaust and surviving a string of near-death experiences in a Jewish ghetto, a Nazi labor camp, and Auschwitz.

Hitler’s Girl: The British Aristocracy and the Third Reich on the Eve of WWII By Lauren Young Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062936738
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Published: Harper - August 23rd, 2022

A timely, riveting book that presents for the first time an alternative history of 1930s Britain, revealing how prominent fascist sympathizers nearly succeeded in overturning British democracy—using the past as a road map to navigate the complexities of today’s turn toward authoritarianism.

Agatha Christie: An Elusive Woman By Lucy Worsley Cover Image
ISBN: 9781639362523
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Published: Pegasus Crime - September 6th, 2022

A new, fascinating account of the life of Agatha Christie from celebrated literary and cultural historian Lucy Worsley.

"Nobody in the world was more inadequate to act the heroine than I was."

Why did Agatha Christie spend her career pretending that she was “just” an ordinary housewife, when clearly she wasn’t?  Her life is

The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos By Judy Batalion Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062874221
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 2nd, 2022


Also on the USA Today, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Globe and Mail, Publishers Weekly, and Indie bestseller lists.

Protecting Diana: A Bodyguard's Story By Lee Sansum, Howard Linskey (With) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635767919
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Published: Diversion Books - August 30th, 2022

 On the 25th anniversary of Princess Diana's death, a royal bodyguard opens up about protecting and befriending the most famous woman in the world, bonding with the young princes--Harry and William--and the details of the night Diana died.

Traitor King: The Scandalous Exile of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor By Andrew Lownie Cover Image
ISBN: 9781639361410
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Published: Pegasus Books - July 5th, 2022

Drawing upon newly released archives, bestselling biographer Andrew Lownie tells the story of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor's glittering lives after Edward abdicated the throne—a world that was riddled with treachery and betrayal.

Town & Country "Must Read Book"

11 December 1936.

This America Of Ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the Forgotten Fight to Save the Wild By Nate Schweber Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358438816
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Published: Mariner Books - July 5th, 2022

"An energetic celebration" of the extraordinary couple who rescued national parks from McCarthyism—and inspired a future of conservation (Wall Street Journal)

The Scandalous Hamiltons: A Gilded Age Grifter, a Founding Fathers Disgraced Descendant, and a Trial at the Dawn of Tabloid Journalism By Bill Shaffer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780806542256
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Published: Citadel - July 26th, 2022

An Alexander Hamilton heir, a beautiful female con artist, an abandoned baby, and the shocking courtroom drama that was splashed across front pages from coast to coast—this is the fascinating true story behind one of the greatest scandals of the Gilded Age, and the story that gave rise to the sensational tabloid journalism still driving so much of the news cycle in the 21st century.