Biography & Autobiography Books - Historical - Bestsellers

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free By Paulina Bren Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982123901
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 15th, 2022

A “captivating portrait” (The Wall Street Journal), both “poignant and intriguing” (The New Republic): from award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the remarkable history of New York’s most famous residential hotel and the women who stayed there, including Grace Kelly, Sylvia Plath, and Joan Didion.

Welcome to New York’s legend


This America Of Ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the Forgotten Fight to Save the Wild By Nate Schweber Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780358438816
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Published: Mariner Books - July 5th, 2022

“A brilliant rendering of what 'the open space of democracy' must be if we are to survive its present state of erosion.” –Terry Tempest Williams

 


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Night By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by) Cover Image
By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780374500016
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Published: Hill and Wang - January 16th, 2006

A new translation from the French by Marion Wiesel. Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.


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Man's Search for Meaning By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Viktor E. Frankl, Harold S. Kushner (Foreword by), William J. Winslade (Afterword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807014271
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Published: Beacon Press - June 1st, 2006

A book for finding purpose and strength in times of great despair, the international best-seller is still just as relevant today as when it was first published.

“This is a book I reread a lot . . . it gives me hope . . . it gives me a sense of strength.”
—Anderson Cooper, Anderson Cooper 360/CNN


American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer By Kai Bird, Martin J. Sherwin Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780375726262
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Published: Vintage - April 11th, 2006

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • The definitive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress.


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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394747231
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Published: Pantheon - August 12th, 1986

The bestselling first installment of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker) • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • One of Variety’s “Banned and Challenged Books Everyone Should Read&rdqu


The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780679406419
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Published: Pantheon - November 19th, 1996

The definitive edition of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker) • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • One of Variety’s “Banned and Challenged Books Everyone Should Read”


The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition By Anne Frank, Otto M. Frank (Editor), Mirjam Pressler (Editor), Susan Massotty (Translated by) Cover Image
By Anne Frank, Otto M. Frank (Editor), Mirjam Pressler (Editor), Susan Massotty (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780553577129
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Published: Bantam - February 3rd, 1997

Updated with enlightening new material, this is the complete, definitive edition of Anne Frank’s diary, “the single most compelling personal account of the Holocaust” (The New York Times Book Review)


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Leonardo da Vinci By Walter Isaacson Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781501139161
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2nd, 2018

The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it…Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life” (The New Yorker).

Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s ast


Maus II: A Survivor's Tale: And Here My Troubles Began (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679729778
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Published: Pantheon - September 1st, 1992

The bestselling second installment of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker) • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • One of Variety’s “Banned and Challenged Books Everyone Should Re


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The Autobiography of Malcolm X By MALCOLM X Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345350688
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 12th, 1987

ONE OF TIME’S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY


The Hiding Place By Corrie Ten Boom, Elizabeth Sherrill, John Sherrill Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780800794057
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Published: Chosen Books - January 1st, 2006

"Every experience God gives us . . . is the perfect preparation for the future only He can see."--Corrie ten Boom