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Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant

Tracy Borman · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

Thomas Cromwell has long been reviled as a Machiavellian schemer who stopped at nothing in his quest for power. As Henry VIIIs right-hand man, Cromwell was the architect of the English Reformation, secured Henrys divorce from Catherine of Aragon and plotted the downfall of Anne Boleyn,...
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Jung: A Biography

Deirdre Bair · Little, Brown and Company; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Deirdre Bair has written about some of the most influential figures in 20th century culture-Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Anas Nin. Now she turns her expert eye to the one person whose teachings and writings are the most influential of all: psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung. The founder...
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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

Marja Mills · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee,...
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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story

Barbara Leaming · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller!The untold story of how one woman's life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma.Barbara Leaming's extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis'...
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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics

David Axelrod · Penguin Press
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Book Review"A stout defense--indeed, the best I have read--of the Obama years."A New York Times BestsellerDavid Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption, a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates against...
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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...
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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

Tanya Lee Stone · Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly no women were doctors. But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs...
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Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption

Bryan Stevenson · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times * The Washington Post * The Boston Globe * The Seattle Times * Esquire * Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction | Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction | Winner of a Books...
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New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir

Gail Caldwell · Random House of Canada, Limited
Pages: 176
Format: Book

The Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author of Let's Take the Long Way Home now gives us a stunning, exquisitely written memoir about a dramatic turning point in her life, which unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, possibility, and connection. New Life,...
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Salinger

David Shields · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE BOY WHO BECAME A REBEL. THE REBEL WHO BECAME A SOLDIER. THE SOLDIER WHO BECAME AN ICON. THE ICON WHO DISAPPEARED. Raised in Park Avenue privilege, J. D. Salinger sought out combat, surviving five bloody battles of World War II, and out of that crucible he created...
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Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Barney Frank · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick accent become one of the most effective (and funniest) politicians of our time?Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, the fourteen-year-old Barney Frank made two vital discoveries about himself: he was attracted to government,...
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Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World

Kirsten Gillibrand · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part...
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The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination

Barry Strauss · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The exciting, dramatic story of one of history's most famous events - the death of Julius Caesar - now placed in full context of Rome's civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss.Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history....
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