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The Quest for Corvo
The Quest for Corvo A.J.A. Symons
Part biography, part detective story: the extraordinary life of the eccentric writer Frederick Baron Corvo.
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Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Centerof Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe - and Started the Protestant Reformation
Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Centerof Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe - and Started the Protestant Reformation Andrew Pettegree
Publishing in advance of the Reformation's 500th anniversary, Brand Luther fuses the history of religion, of printing, and of capitalism—the literal marketplace of ideas—into one enthralling story, revolutionizing our understanding of one of the pivotal figures and eras in human history.
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Churchill
Churchill Andrew Roberts
The blockbuster biography of the greatest Briton, by one of Britain's bestselling historians.
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Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector
Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector Benjamin Moser
In Why This World Benjamin Moser unravels the turbulent life of an elusive genius: her birth in the nightmarish landscape of postwar Ukraine, her long exile in Brazil, her stormy personal life, her fierce talent, and how she transformed her struggles into a universally resonant art.
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Reagan
Reagan Bob Spitz
From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.
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Hero Of The Empire
Hero Of The Empire Candice Millard
From The New York Times bestselling author, the gripping story of Winston Churchill's exploits in the Boer War.
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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher Charles Moore
Charles Moore's bestselling and definitive biography of Britain's first female Prime Minister reaches its climax with the story of her zenith and her fall.
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After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography
After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography Chris Kraus
The first authorized biography of the avant-garde punk writer Kathy Acker, a legend in her own time, by the author of the bestselling I Love Dick.
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First Confession
First Confession Chris Patten
The acclaimed memoir by the bestselling author and the best politician-writer since Alan Clark.
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God's Englishman
God's Englishman Christopher Hill
The classic life of Cromwell by one of Britain's great radical historians.
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Philosopher of the Heart
Philosopher of the Heart Clare Carlisle
Clare Carlisle's innovative and moving biography writes Kierkegaard's remarkable life as far as possible from his own perspective, conveying what it was like to be this Socrates of Christendom - as he put it, living life forwards yet only understanding it backwards.
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Charles II (Penguin Monarchs)
Charles II (Penguin Monarchs) Clare Jackson
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers - now in paperback.
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Nothing But A Circus
Nothing But A Circus Daniel Levin
The truth about the corrupting effects of power in politics? It's worse than you think.
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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics
Believer: My Forty Years in Politics David Axelrod
Spanning forty years that include corruption and transformation, turmoil and progress, Believer takes readers behind the closed doors of politics even as it offers a thrilling call to democratic action. Axelrod's Believer is a powerful and inspiring memoir enlivened by the charm and candor of one of the greatest political strategists in recent American history.
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Berlioz: The Making of An Artist 1803-1832
Berlioz: The Making of An Artist 1803-1832 David Cairns
The landmark biography of the great Romantic composer, reissued for the 150th anniversary of his death.
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