The author of Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story discusses the immersive style and titanic ambition of the novelist.
From Senate majority leader to vice president to president, Lyndon Johnson's political metamorphosis during the years between 1958 and 1964 is captured in this masterpiece of historical biography.
The career of a legendary scholar, historian, and "academic pugilist."
The complicated woman who pioneered family planning and advocated population control.
A new biography of the poet, doctor, and plainspoken revolutionary.
A new life of the poet explores the unsung role his sibling George played in John's creative development.
The elusive private life of the man whose ideas transformed the world.
A new biography of the Florentine diplomat and author who gave birth to modern political theory, and blackened his own name in the process.
genius with a penchant for making mischief.
The high flights and disastrous crashes of the cycle-jumping daredevil.
A major reassessment of
perhaps the most misunderstood figure of the civil rights era.
A new life of Mahatma
Gandhi reveals the power and paradox of one of the century's towering figures.
passions—musical and otherwise—of the great singer Edith Piaf.
A new biography plumbs the
depths of a literary enigma.
The final volume of this
majestic biography follows "TR" into jungle adventure and Progressive
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