Biographies and Memoirs

 

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Tiger, Tiger

A Memoir

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011 A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 Title Tiger, Tiger is a Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction...

Margaux Fragoso Margaux Fragoso

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?

A Personal History

When Danzy Senna’s parents got married in 1968, they seemed poised to defy history. They were two brilliant young American writers from wildly divergent...

Danzy Senna Danzy Senna

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Hill and Wang

Night

A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of...

By Marion Wiesel and Elie Wiesel

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Henry Holt and Co.

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

A Memoir of Going Home

A hilarious and moving memoir—in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron—about a woman who returns home to her close-knit Mennonite family after a personal...

Rhoda Janzen Rhoda Janzen

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Franklin and Eleanor

An Extraordinary Marriage

Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt’s marriage is one of the most celebrated and scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in...

Hazel Rowley Hazel Rowley

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Conversations with Myself

Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record...

By Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama

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St. Martin's Griffin

We Just Want To Live Here

A Palestinian Teenager, an Israeli Teenager, An Unlikely Friendship

Palestinian Amal Rifa'i and Israeli Odelia Ainbinder are two teenage girls who live in the same city, yet worlds apart. They met on a student exchange program...

By Amal Rifa'i, Odelia Ainbinder and Sylke Tempel

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Sarah Crichton Books

When Women Were Birds

Fifty-four Variations on Voice

The beloved author of Refuge returns with a work that explodes and startles, illuminates and celebrates Terry Tempest Williams’s mother told her: “I am...

Terry Tempest Williams Terry Tempest Williams

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St. Martin's Griffin

The Trouble with Islam Today

A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith

"I have to be honest with you. Islam is on very thin ice with me.... Through our screaming self-pity and our conspicuous silences, we Muslims are conspiring...

Irshad Manji Irshad Manji

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Holt Paperbacks

Mississippi Solo

A River Quest

Since the publication of his first book, Mississippi Solo, Eddy L. Harris has been praised for his travel writing. In this exciting reissue of his classic...

Eddy Harris

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