Biography & Autobiography Books - Presidents & Heads Of State

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Becoming FDR: The Personal Crisis That Made a President By Jonathan Darman Cover Image
$32.00
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 Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 By Peter Baker, Susan Glasser Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385546539
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Published: Doubleday - September 20th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "The most comprehensive and detailed account of the Trump presidency yet published."—The Washington Post

"A sumptuous feast of astonishing tales...The more one reads, the more one wishes to read."—NPR.com


Putin By Philip Short Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781627793667
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 26th, 2022

The first comprehensive, fully up-to-date biography of Vladimir Putin, woven into the tumultuous saga of Russia over the last sixty years


In the Houses of Their Dead: The Lincolns, the Booths, and the Spirits By Terry Alford Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631495601
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Published: Liveright - June 14th, 2022

“Here is Lincoln in the Bardo—for real. You couldn’t make it up—necromancers, mad actors, frauds, true believers, and, in the middle, the greatest President.” —Sidney Blumenthal, author of The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln


And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle By Jon Meacham Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780553393965
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Published: Random House - October 18th, 2022

Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln, charting how—and why—he confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery to expand the possibilities of America.


A Man of Iron: The Turbulent Life and Improbable Presidency of Grover Cleveland By Troy Senik Cover Image
$32.99
ISBN: 9781982140748
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Published: Threshold Editions - September 20th, 2022

A long-overdue biography of Grover Cleveland—the honest, principled, and plain-spoken president whose country has largely overlooked him.

Featuring a wealth of in-depth research and newly uncovered details, A Man of Iron explores the remarkable life and extraordinary career of Grover Cleveland—one of America’s most unusual presidents and the only one to serve


The Long Alliance: The Imperfect Union of Joe Biden and Barack Obama By Gabriel Debenedetti Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250829979
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - September 13th, 2022

New York Magazine national correspondent Gabriel Debenedetti reveals an inside look at the historically close, complicated, occasionally co-dependent, and at-times uncertain relationship between Joe Biden and Barack Obama.


Roosevelt Sweeps Nation: Fdr's 1936 Landslide and the Triumph of the Liberal Ideal By David Pietrusza Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781635767773
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Published: Diversion Books - September 13th, 2022

From the acclaimed author of 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents and 1960: LJB vs JFK vs Nixon--The Epic Campaign that Forged Three Presidencies comes a dazzling panorama of presidential and political personalities, ambitions, plots, and counterplots; racism, anti-Semitism, anti-socialism, and anti-communism, and the landslide referendum on FDR's New Deal policies in


The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter By Kai Bird Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780451495242
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Published: Crown - June 14th, 2022

“Important . . . [a] landmark presidential biography . . . Bird is able to build a persuasive case that the Carter presidency deserves this new look.”—The New York Times Book Review


The Only Woman in the Room: Golda Meir and Her Path to Power By Pnina Lahav Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780691201740
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Published: Princeton University Press - September 6th, 2022

A feminist biography of the only woman to become prime minister of Israel


FDR: Transforming the Presidency and Renewing America By Iwan Morgan Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780755637164
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Published: Bloomsbury Academic - July 14th, 2022

One of the greatest American presidents, Franklin Delano Roosevelt built a coalition of labour, ethnic, urban, low-income and African-American voters that underwrote the Democratic Party's national ascendancy from the 1930s to the 1980s.


Volodymyr Zelensky in His Own Words By Lisa Rogak (Editor), Daisy Gibbons (Editor) Cover Image
By Lisa Rogak (Editor), Daisy Gibbons (Editor)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781639363148
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Published: Pegasus Books - October 4th, 2022

An intimate look at the awe-inspiring president of Ukraine—Volodymyr Zelensky, the new hero of the West—through an expansive book of his quotations covering his stance on a wide variety of issues, from acting and climate change to war and peace.

Since Russia invaded Ukraine, people all over the world have reacted with horror and revulsion.