Ethnic Biography

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Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs

by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, presidente del Instituto Aspen, ha sido presidente de la CNN y director ejecutivo de la revista Time. Es autor de Einstein, su vida y su universo, Benjamin Franklin: An American Life y Kissinger: A Biography, y es coautor, con Evan Thomas, de The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Vive con su esposa en Washington, D.C.
Einstein

Einstein

by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, presidente del Instituto Aspen, ha sido presidente de la CNN y director ejecutivo de la revista Time. Es autor de Einstein, su vida y su universo (Debate, 2008), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life y Kissinger: A Biography, y es coautor, con Evan Thomas, de The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Vive con su mujer en Washington, D.C.Walter Isaacson is the CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of... Read more about this item
Last Train To Memphis

Last Train To Memphis

by Peter Guralnick

This is the first of two volumes that make up what is arguably the definitive Elvis biography. Rich in documentary and interview material, this volume charts Elvis' early years and his rise to fame, taking us up to his departure for Germany in 1958. Of all the biographies of Elvis - this is the one you will keep coming back to.
Moonwalk

Moonwalk

by Michael Jackson

MICHAEL JACKSON was the undisputed King of Pop and has been called "the greatest entertainer who ever lived."SHAYE AREHEART was, along with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Michael Jackson's original editor.
Truman

Truman

by David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s beloved and distinguished historian.

The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson—and dramatic events. In this riveting... Read more about this item
Titan

Titan

by Ron Chernow

Ron Chernow's first book, The House of Morgan, won the National Book Award and the Ambassador Award for the year's best study of American culture. His second book, The Warburgs, won the Eccles Prize as the Best Business Book of 1993 and was also selected by the American Library Association as one of that year's best nonfiction books. In reviewing his recent collection of essays, The Death of the Banker, The New York Times called the author "as elegant an architect of monumental histories as we've... Read more about this item
The Power Broker

The Power Broker

by Robert A Caro

Robert Caro’s monumental book makes public what few outsiders knew: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man of his time in the City and in the State of New York. And in telling the Moses story, Caro both opens up to an unprecedented degree the way in which politics really happens—the way things really get done in America’s City Halls and Statehouses—and brings to light a bonanza of vital information about such national figures as Alfred E. Smith and Franklin D. Roosevelt (and the... Read more about this item
Relee

Relee

by Douglas Southall Freeman

From the foreward: “After I had accepted the invitation Charles Scribner’s Sons extended me in 1915 to write a biography of General Robert E. Lee I was surprised to find that much the larger part of the source material had never been consulted… For these reasons it became necessary to conduct a long research As this brought new facts to light, a work projected for one volume grew to four.”
Frida

Frida

by Hayden Herrera

This beautifully-illustrated and engrossing biography of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo reveals a woman of extreme magnetism and originality and an artist whose sensual vibrancy came straight from her own experiences. Born and brought up near Mexico City during the Mexican Revolution, she suffered a devastating accident aged eighteen, which left her crippled and unable to bear children. Her marriage to the muralist Diego Riviera was tempestuous, and she had many love affairs with men as diverse as Isamu... Read more about this item
Living My Life

Living My Life

by Emma Goldman

Living My Life is the 993-page autobiography of Lithuanian-born anarchist Emma Goldman, published in two volumes in 1931 and 1934. Goldman wrote it in Saint-Tropez, France, following her disillusionment with the Bolshevik role in the Russian revolution. The text thoroughly covers her personal and political life from early childhood through to 1927, and has constantly remained in print since, in original and abridged editions.
American Sphinx

American Sphinx

by Joseph J Ellis

American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, is a 1996 book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of History at Mount Holyoke College. It won the 1997 National Book Award (nonfiction).
Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

by John Toland

John Toland, the author of fifteen works of history and fiction, including Infamy: World War II and Its Aftermath, received the Pulitzer Prize for his magisterial Rising Sun: The Decline of the Japanese Empire, 1936–1945. Mr. Toland died in 2004.
The Paper Garden

The Paper Garden

by Molly Peacock

Molly Peacock is an acclaimed poet, essayist and creative nonfiction writer. Her latest work of nonfiction is The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72, at once a biography of an extraordinary 18th century artist and a meditation on late-life creativity. Her most recent collection of poems is The Second Blush, love poems from a midlife marriage. As President of the Poetry Society of America, Molly Peacock was one of the creators of New York's Poetry in Motion program; coediting... Read more about this item
John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes

by Robert Skidelsky-

Robert Skidelsky’s three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes has been acclaimed as the authoritative account of the great economist-statesman’s life. Here, Skidelsky has revised and abridged his magnum opus into one definitive book, which examines in its entirety the intellectual and ideological journey that led an extraordinarily gifted young man to concern himself with the practical problems of an age overshadowed by war. Meticulously researched and beautifully written, John Maynard... Read more about this item
Che Guevara

Che Guevara

by Jon Lee Anderson

George Washington

George Washington

by Douglas Southall Freeman

Hell, I Was There!

Hell, I Was There!

by Elmer Keith

Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush

by Barbara Bush

Augustine Of Hippo

Augustine Of Hippo

by Peter Brown

Monica's Story

Monica's Story

by Andrew Morton

Elvis

Elvis

by Steve Dunleavy

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Once Upon a Time

by Gloria Vanderbilt

Ethnic Biography Books & Ephemera

The Life Of Samuel Johnson

The Life Of Samuel Johnson

by J, Boswell

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1791) is a biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson written by James Boswell. It is regarded as an important stage in the development of the modern genre of biography; many have claimed it as the greatest biography written in English. While Boswell's personal acquaintance with his subject only began in 1763, when Johnson was 54 years old, Boswell covered the entirety of Johnson's life by means of additional research.
Churchill

Churchill

by Jenkins, Roy

In Churchill, Roy Jenkins provides a comprehensive portrait of Winston Churchill from his childhood to the critical World War II period and beyond in a single, definitive volume. Roy Jenkins combines unparalleled command of British political history and his own high level government experience in a narrative account of Churchill's astounding career that is unmatched in its shrewd insights, its unforgettable anecdotes, the clarity of its overarching themes, and the author's nuanced appreciation of his... Read more about this item
Franco

Franco

by Paul Preston

Cosmo Gordon Lang

Cosmo Gordon Lang

by Lockhart, J G

The Works Of Lord Byron

The Works Of Lord Byron

by Moore, Thomas

Winston S Churchill

Winston S Churchill

by Gilbert, Martin

Crusoe Of Lonesome Lake

Crusoe Of Lonesome Lake

by Stowe, Leland