Category Biography

Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine

This fascinating and beautifully curated oral history tells the tale of this truly one-of-a-kind band.

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The Great Reformer

A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world’s most formidable religions.

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Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead

On their fiftieth anniversary comes a groundbreaking rock-and-roll memoir by one of the founding members of the Grateful Dead.

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Summer in the City

Summer in the City takes a clear look at John Lindsay’s tenure as mayor of New York City during the tumultuous 1960s, when President Lyndon Johnson launched his ambitious Great Society Program.

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Aleister Crowley: The Beast in Berlin

A biographical history of Aleister Crowley’s activities in Berlin from 1930 to 1932 as Hitler was rising to power.

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Joan of Arc

The author depicts Joan’s remarkable story in this historical novel, from her first experience of hearing sacred voices to her canonization.

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Strong Inside

Based on more than eighty interviews, this fast-paced, richly detailed biography of Perry Wallace, the first African American basketball player in the SEC, digs deep beneath the surface to reveal a more complicated and profound story of sports pioneering than we’ve come to expect from the genre.

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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe

The first full biography of Julia Ward Howe—the author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic and an early and powerful feminist pioneer—a groundbreaking figure in the abolitionist and suffrage movements.

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