Biography

Dialogue between the co-authors makes the book immensely readable as they discuss their discoveries and Clint Hill’s memories.

Dialogue between the co-authors makes the book immensely readable as they discuss their discoveries and Clint Hill’s memories.

In American Rascal, Greg Steinmetz tells robber baron Jay Gould’s rags-to-riches story and gives a nuanced view of why he matters to American history.

In American Rascal, Greg Steinmetz tells robber baron Jay Gould’s rags-to-riches story and gives a nuanced view of why he matters to American history.

Humanity glimmers throughout Eve Fairbanks’ portrait of South Africa’s turbulent apartheid history.

Humanity glimmers throughout Eve Fairbanks’ portrait of South Africa’s turbulent apartheid history.

Zhuqing Li tells the moving story of her aunts, separated by the Chinese Civil War, and their resilience throughout one of China‘s most fraught centuries.

Zhuqing Li tells the moving story of her aunts, separated by the Chinese Civil War, and their resilience throughout one of China‘s most fraught centuries.

This authorized biography of Tom Stoppard, one of the world’s great playwrights, sheds new light on his brilliant work and charmed life.

This authorized biography of Tom Stoppard, one of the world’s great playwrights, sheds new light on his brilliant work and charmed life.

Anyone who loves the dramatic arts will be engrossed by Stephen Galloway’s perceptive account of supernova show-biz couple Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh.

Anyone who loves the dramatic arts will be engrossed by Stephen Galloway’s perceptive account of supernova show-biz couple Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh.

Historian and critic Lucasta Miller assembles a candid yet affectionate portrait of poet John Keats in this creative blend of literary analysis and biography.

Historian and critic Lucasta Miller assembles a candid yet affectionate portrait of poet John Keats in this creative blend of literary analysis and biography.

This compilation of Alice Walker’s journals offers an intimate portrait of the iconic writer, human rights activist and philanthropist.

This compilation of Alice Walker’s journals offers an intimate portrait of the iconic writer, human rights activist and philanthropist.

In the first detailed account of the Truman presidency in almost 30 years, Jeffrey Frank engagingly considers Harry Truman’s most controversial decisions.

In the first detailed account of the Truman presidency in almost 30 years, Jeffrey Frank engagingly considers Harry Truman’s most controversial decisions.

Historian Keisha N. Blain’s extensively researched chronicle ensures that Fannie Lou Hamer’s story—and her lessons for activists—will live on.

Historian Keisha N. Blain’s extensively researched chronicle ensures that Fannie Lou Hamer’s story—and her lessons for activists—will live on.

An admiring portrait of the great American playwright Lorraine Hansberry lays bare both her greatness and her complications.

An admiring portrait of the great American playwright Lorraine Hansberry lays bare both her greatness and her complications.

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