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Hoover

Hoover

"An exemplary biography—exhaustively researched, fair-minded and easy to read. It can nestle on the same shelf as David McCullough’s Truman, a high compliment indeed." —The...

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The Independent Woman

The Independent Woman

“Like man, woman is a human being.”   When The Second Sex was first published in Paris in 1949—groundbreaking, risqué, brilliantly...

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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man (1897) blends comedy and tragedy in its story of a scientist who discovers a way to make himself invisible. His inability to reverse the...

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Maestros and Their Music

Maestros and Their Music

An exuberant, uniquely accessible, beautifully illustrated look inside the enigmatic art and craft of conducting, from a celebrated conductor whose international career has...

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The Myth of Sisyphus

The Myth of Sisyphus

One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such...

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The Shadow in the Garden

The Shadow in the Garden

The biographer—so often in the shadows, kibitzing, casting doubt, proving facts—comes to the stage in this funny, poignant, endearing tale of how writers’ lives get documented....

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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

The seminal masterpiece of alien invasion, The War of the Worlds (1898) conjures a terrifying, tentacled race of Martians who devastate the Earth and feed on...

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The Front Runner (All the Truth Is Out Movie Tie-in)

The Front Runner (All the Truth Is Out Movie Tie-in)

Now a major motion picture "The Front Runner" starring Hugh JackmanAn NPR Best Book of the YearIn May 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart—a dashing, reform-minded...

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If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

In this honest and stunning novel, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice....

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Munich

Munich

From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogy--a new spy thriller about treason and conscience, loyalty and betrayal, set against...

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Titans of History

Titans of History

In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning...

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From Global to Local

From Global to Local

This brilliantly original book dismantles the underlying assumptions that drive the decisions made by companies and governments throughout the world, to show that our shared narrative...

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Lenin

Lenin

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures...

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Mrs. Osmond

Mrs. Osmond

In Mrs. Osmond, John Banville continues the story of Isabel Archer, the young protagonist of Henry James’s beloved The Portrait of a Lady. Eager but...

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The River of Consciousness

The River of Consciousness

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal...

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Sleep No More

Sleep No More

No one gets inside the head of the murderer—or makes it a more thrilling read—than the late, great P. D. James. Fast on the heels of her latest best seller: a new, fiendishly...

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The Bad News

The Bad News

“We don’t like bad news, but we need it. We need to know about it in case it’s coming our way.” This delicious, contemptuous and poignant micro-story is the...

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Between Politics and Sanity

Between Politics and Sanity

From the definitive biography of the former First Lady, this is an inspiring window into the life of Michelle Obama as she navigated adversity and made her mark in the early White House...

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Election Night 2016

Election Night 2016

The last president election was a stunning political upset when Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman won in a political coup, with no experience whatsoever. But along with this...

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The End of History Not

The End of History Not

In December 2016, the Guardian reporter and former Moscow bureau chief Luke Harding, quietly met Christopher Steele, who’s infamous dossier sparked one of the most sensational scandals...

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The Evil Empire Speech, 1983

The Evil Empire Speech, 1983

Crucially relevant over thirty years after its delivery, President Ronald Reagan's Evil Empire speech to the National Association of Evangelicals is a classic of the American rhetorical...

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The Freedom to Be Free

The Freedom to Be Free

This lecture is a brilliant encapsulation of Arendt’s widely influential arguments on revolution, and why the American Revolution—unlike all those preceding it—was uniquely...

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The Friendly Orange Glow

The Friendly Orange Glow

At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn’t even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers—some of them only high school students—in the late...

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On the Border of Truth

On the Border of Truth

In a post-truth political landscape, there is a carefully concealed but ever-growing industry of organized misinformation that exists to create and disseminate lies in the service...

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