Biography

Picture of Sergey Prokofiev Diaries: 1907-1914: Prodigious Youth.

Sergey Prokofiev Diaries: 1907-1914: Prodigious Youth.

Prokofiev, Sergey.

He was a compulsive diarist, and he wrote with a sardonic wit. These entries cover his tim...

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Picture of Parrot and Olivier in America.

Parrot and Olivier in America.

Carey, Peter.

Another great read from the Booker Prize winner. Olivier is a French aristocrat, the traum...

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Picture of Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.

Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela.

Carroll, Rory.

Tells the inside story of Chavez's life and his political court in Caracas. It chronicles ...

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Picture of Salvador Dali.

Salvador Dali.

Caws, Mary Ann.

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domènech, Marquis of Púbol, was one of the best kno...

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Picture of When Money Was In Fashion: Henry Goldman, Goldman Sachs, and the Founding of Wall Street.

When Money Was In Fashion: Henry Goldman, Goldman Sachs, and the Founding of Wall Street.

Fisher, June Breton.

A beautifully written and quietly revealing biography, it provides a discreetly unflinchin...

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Picture of Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer.

Glorious War: The Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer.

Hatch, Thom.

Custer will always be remembered for his defeat at Little Bighorn, and has been cast as a ...

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Picture of Mozart.

Mozart.

Johnson, Paul.

Charts the musical genius's life from age three through his childhood as a touring prodigy...

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Picture of Virgil: A Life.

Virgil: A Life.

Levi, Peter.

Publius Vergilius Maro aka Virgil was born in 70 BC in a small village near Mantua. He gre...

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Picture of Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed.

Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed.

Ross, John F.

Rickenbacker was the son of poor, German-speaking Swiss immigrants in Ohio. He overcame th...

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Picture of W. B. Yeats and George Yeats: The Letters.

W. B. Yeats and George Yeats: The Letters.

Saddlemyer, Ann (ed.).

The effect of reading the whole correspondence here between George Years and her husband i...

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Picture of Napoleon and the Rebel: A Story of Brotherhood, Passion, and Power.

Napoleon and the Rebel: A Story of Brotherhood, Passion, and Power.

Simonetta, Marcello and Arikha, Noga.

Younger brother Lucien Bonaparte was a talented politician, antimonarchist, idealist and r...

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Picture of Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life.

Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life.

Weintraub, Stanley.

FDR had an unparralleled public career. At 31 he was '…an uncompromising patrician playboy...

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