Biographies and Memoirs

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American Soldier by Tommy R. Franks

A #1 New York Times bestselling memoir: Join a retired general as he shares his fascinating life’s journey — from curious youngster in Oklahoma to artillery officer in Vietnam — and reflects on his time as Commander of US Central Command, leading post-9/11 campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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A Sense of the World by Jason Roberts

“Enthralling” (Time): Blind 19th-century explorer James Holman led a daring life that included fighting slavery in Africa and mapping the Australian outback. “One of the best and most life-affirming biographies I’ve ever read” (Dave Eggers, New York Times bestselling author of The Circle).

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A Fifty-Year Silence by Miranda Richmond Mouillot

“Vibrant, earnest, and profound” (Booklist): Miranda Richmond Mouillot crossed the Atlantic to uncover the mysterious history of her grandparents, who escaped Nazi-occupied France only to abruptly separate… “A wonderful evocation of the way that the Holocaust has haunted many generations” (Publishers Weekly).

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Seinfeld: The Making of an American Icon by Jerry Oppenheimer

From a New York Times bestselling author: Witty and driven Jerry Seinfeld rose to the top of the bruising 1970s stand-up scene, then co-created one of the most beloved sitcoms of all time. “A rollicking, sensational account” (Publishers Weekly).

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And I Don’t Want to Live This Life by Deborah Spungen

A mother tells the story of her daughter’s tragic life and death. Nancy Spungen was a baby who never stopped screaming, the girlfriend of musician Sid Vicious, and finally a murder victim. “Honest and moving… Her painful tale is engrossing” (The Washington Post).

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Escaping Hitler by Phyllida Scrivens

Follow 14-year-old Günter Stern’s remarkable journey to freedom in this “inspiring” story (Kirkus Reviews) of a survivor’s desperate bid to escape the Holocaust — and the successful life he found in its wake.

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Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

This New York Times bestseller is “simply the best memoir by a chef ever” (Anthony Bourdain). With candor and comedy, a culinary master traces the twists and turns that led to her success. “Dazzling… Brilliantly written” (The New York Times), with over 6,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads!

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The Romanovs by Ian Grey

A New York Times bestseller: The Romanov family ruled Russia for over 300 years, towering over their country and fascinating those outside it. This brilliant account chronicles their tumultuous reign and examines the brutality, luxury, and intrigue of the empire.

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Escape by Carolyn Jessop and Laura Palmer

This heartrending New York Times bestselling memoir illuminates one woman’s escape from her secretive, repressive community and a polygamous marriage. With her eight children, she sets out on a journey of self-discovery and healing in this “extraordinary” true story (Time).

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Tales of a Female Nomad by Rita Golden Gelman

An “engrossing and inspirational” New York Times bestseller (Library Journal): Middle-aged Rita left behind her upscale life and fading marriage to find adventure — following her dream of connecting with people all over the world. With over 3,700 five-star ratings on Goodreads!

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Tell Me Where It Hurts by Nick Trout

A New York Times bestseller: On the front lines of modern medicine, a veterinarian fights to help patients who can’t speak for themselves. Funny, heartrending, and “addictively readable” (Booklist), with over 1,300 five-star ratings on Goodreads!

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Until We Are Free by Shirin Ebadi

“Powerful” (The New York Times Book Review): A Nobel Peace Prize winner reflects on the persecution she faced as a human rights lawyer in Iran — and the strength it took to prevail. “A revealing portrait of the state of political oppression in Iran” (Publishers Weekly starred review).

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J. D. Salinger: A Life by Kenneth Slawenski

Despite his fame, the author of The Catcher in the Rye led a mysterious life away from the spotlight. Salinger fans and literature lovers will enjoy the revelations in this “exemplary… invaluable” New York Times bestseller (Publishers Weekly starred review).

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The Architects by Joseph J. Thorndike Jr.

This fascinating history examines the lives and legacies of creative geniuses who changed the world — including Thomas Jefferson, Frank Lloyd Wright, and many others.

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My Lobotomy by Howard Dully and Charles Fleming

A New York Times bestseller: Twelve-year-old Howard suffered a horrific form of brain surgery in 1960 — and spent the next four decades trying to understand why. “One of the saddest stories you’ll ever read” (The New York Times), with over 2,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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