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Washington

• <b>Author:</b> Ron Chernow<p><b>A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.</b><p>Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Biography<p><b>Ron Chernow's new biography, Grant, will be published by</b> …

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Long Walk to Freedom

• <b>Author:</b> Nelson Mandela<p><b>The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.</b><br>Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the …

Nelson Mandela

Duty

• <b>Author:</b> Robert M. Gates<p>From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics …

Barack Obama

Hard Choices

• <b>Author:</b> Hillary Clinton<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future.<p>“All of us face hard choices in our lives,” Hillary Rodham Clinton …

Hillary Clinton

Clementine

• <b>Author:</b> Sonia Purnell<p><b>"Sonia Purnell has at long last given Clementine Churchill the biography she deserves. Sensitive yet clear-eyed, Clementine tells the fascinating story of a complex woman struggling to maintain her own identity while serving as the conscience and principal adviser to one of the</b> …

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Einstein

• <b>Author:</b> Walter Isaacson<p>By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers <i>Benjamin Franklin</i> and <i>Steve Jobs</i>, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein.<p>How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his …

John Adams

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.<p>In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the …

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The New Tsar

• <b>Author:</b> Steven Lee Myers<p><b>“A riveting, immensely detailed biography of Putin that explains in full-bodied, almost Shakespearian fashion why he acts the way he does.” –Robert D. Kaplan</b> <b></b> <b><br>The New Tsar is the book to read if you want to understand how Vladimir Putin sees the world and why he has become one</b> …

M Train

• <b>Author:</b> Patti Smith<p><b>National Best Seller</b><p>From the National Book Award–winning author of <i>Just Kids</i>: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as “a roadmap to my life.”<p><i>M Train</i> …

Coming of Age in Mississippi

• <b>Author:</b> Anne Moody<p>Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story—the truth as a remarkable young woman named Anne Moody lived it. To read her book is to know what it is to have grown up black in Mississippi in the forties an fifties—and to have …

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Vigilance

• <b>Author:</b> Ray Kelly<p>Two-time New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly opens up about his remarkable life, taking us inside fifty years of law enforcement leadership, offering chilling stories of terrorist plots after 9/11, and sharing his candid insights into the challenges and controversies cops …

The Triumph of William McKinley

• <b>Author:</b> Karl Rove<p>A fresh look at President William McKinley from <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and political mastermind Karl Rove—“a rousing tale told by a master storyteller whose love of politics, campaigning, and combat shines through on every page” (Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer …

Karl Rove

Cleopatra

• <b>Author:</b> Stacy Schiff<p>The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt.<p>Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was …

Open

• <b>Author:</b> Andre Agassi<p><b>#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER</b><p>Far more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, <i>Open</i> is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. <br>Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding …

Andre Agassi

It's a Long Story

• <b>Author:</b> Willie Nelson & David Ritz<p>The definitive autobiography of Willie Nelson<p>This is the unvarnished, complete story of Willie Nelson's life, told in his distinct voice and leaving no moment or experience unturned, from Texas and Nashville to Hawaii and his legendary bus.<p>Having recently turned …

Between Two Worlds

• <b>Author:</b> Zainab Salbi & Laurie Becklund<p>Zainab Salbi was eleven years old when her father was chosen to be Saddam Hussein's personal pilot and her family's life was grafted onto his. Her mother, the beautiful Alia, taught her daughter the skills she needed to survive. A plastic smile. Saying yes. …

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Leaming<p><b>The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller!</b><p><b>The untold story of how one woman’s life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma.</b><br>Barbara Leaming’s extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy …

I Am Malala

• <b>Author:</b> Malala Yousafzai & Christina Lamb<p>A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE<p>"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."<p>When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai …

Malala Yousafzai

Gifted Hands 20th Anniversary Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Ben Carson, M.D.<p>In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. Carson pioneered again in a rare procedure known as a hemispherectomy, giving children without hope a second chance at …

Ben Carson

War of Two

• <b>Author:</b> John Sedgwick<p><b>A provocative and penetrating investigation into the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, whose infamous duel left the Founding Father dead and turned a sitting Vice President into a fugitive.</b><p><b>In the summer of 1804, two of America’s most eminent statesmen squared</b> …

Gratitude

• <b>Author:</b> Oliver Sacks<p>“My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and …

Boys in the Trees

• <b>Author:</b> Carly Simon<p>Carly Simon's <i>New York Times</i> bestselling memoir, <i>Boys in the Trees</i>, reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of Richard L. Simon, the co-founder of publishing giant Simon & Schuster, her musical debut as half of The Simon Sisters …

Elon Musk

• <b>Author:</b> Ashlee Vance<p>In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a real-life Tony Stark—and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of …

Elon Musk

Alexander Hamilton

• <b>Author:</b> Ron Chernow<p><b>A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!<br>Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.</b><p>In the …

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Team of Rivals

• <b>Author:</b> Doris Kearns Goodwin<p>Winner of the Lincoln Prize<p>Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation …

Abraham Lincoln

Sam Walton

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Walton & John Huey<p>Meet a genuine American folk hero cut from the homespun cloth of America's heartland: Sam Walton, who parlayed a single dime store in a hardscrabble cotton town into Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. The undisputed merchant king of the late twentieth …

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My Story

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Smart & Chris Stewart<p>For the first time, ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime<p>On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a …

Salt Lake City

The Last Lion: Volume 1

• <b>Author:</b> William Manchester<p>William Manchester met Winston Churchill on January 24, 1953. Their encounter on the <i>Queen Mary</i> sparked an intense curiosity in Manchester that would eventually result in his classic three-volume <i>magnum opus</i> <i>The Last Lion</i>.<p>In this, the first volume, we follow Churchill from …

Winston Churchill

90 Minutes in Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Don Piper<p>As he is driving home from a minister's conference, Baptist minister Don Piper collides with a semi-truck that crosses into his lane. He is pronounced dead at the scene. For the next 90 minutes, Piper experiences heaven where he is greeted by those who had influenced him …

Sinatra

• <b>Author:</b> James Kaplan<p>Just in time for the Chairman’s centennial, the endlessly absorbing sequel to James Kaplan’s bestselling <i>Frank: The Voice</i>—which completes the definitive biography that Frank Sinatra, justly termed the “Entertainer of the Century,” deserves and requires. Like Peter Guralnick on …