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    KRAZY

    DEC. 6, 2016

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KRAZY

by Michael Tisserand

Essential reading for comics fans and history buffs, Krazy is a roaring success, providing an indispensable new perspective... Full review >

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    THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY

    FEB. 2, 2016

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THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY

by Patricia Bell-Scott

A fresh look at Eleanor Roosevelt and a fascinating exploration of a cherished, mutually beneficial friendship. Full review >

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    THE GENERAL VS. THE PRESIDENT

    OCT. 11, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE GENERAL VS. THE PRESIDENT

by H.W. Brands

An exciting, well-written comparison study of two American leaders at loggerheads during the Korean War crisis. Full review >

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    ORSON WELLES, VOLUME 3

    APRIL 5, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

ORSON WELLES, VOLUME 3

by Simon Callow

Welles rightly imagined that people would never stop writing about him after he died. Callow continues to set the standard... Full review >

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    RAOUL WALLENBERG

    MARCH 8, 2016

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    ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, VOLUME 3

    NOV. 1, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, VOLUME 3

by Blanche Wiesen Cook

A winning concluding volume in a series that does for Eleanor Roosevelt what Robert Caro has done for Lyndon Johnson. Full review >

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    SHIRLEY JACKSON

    SEPT. 27, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

SHIRLEY JACKSON

by Ruth Franklin

A consistently interesting biography that deftly captures the many selves and multiple struggles of a true American original. Full review >

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    CHARLOTTE BRONTË

    MARCH 2, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

CHARLOTTE BRONTË

by Claire Harman

A delightfully engaging biography of a highly talented but deeply troubled prodigy of English literature. Full review >

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    THE MAKING OF DONALD TRUMP

    AUG. 2, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE MAKING OF DONALD TRUMP

by David Cay Johnston

Voters ready to pull the trigger one way or another probably won’t be swayed by these revelations, but they are highly... Full review >

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    GEORGE LUCAS

    DEC. 6, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

GEORGE LUCAS

by Brian Jay Jones

Masterful and engaging: just what Lucas’ fans and buffs, who love the nitty-gritty of filmmaking, have been waiting for. Full review >

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    KILL 'EM AND LEAVE

    APRIL 5, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

KILL 'EM AND LEAVE

by James McBride

An unconventional and fascinating portrait of Soul Brother No. 1 and the significance of his rise and fall in American... Full review >

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    HERO OF THE EMPIRE

    SEPT. 20, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

HERO OF THE EMPIRE

by Candice Millard

A fresh, captivating history of the enduringly colorful Churchill. Full review >

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    ELEANOR AND HICK

    SEPT. 27, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

ELEANOR AND HICK

by Susan Quinn

A relentlessly captivating study of two remarkable individuals who helped extend the roles of American women in the public... Full review >

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    THE VIOLET HOUR

    MARCH 8, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE VIOLET HOUR

by Katie Roiphe

Never overly sentimental, this is a poignant and elegant inquiry into mortality. Full review >

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    JOHN AUBREY, MY OWN LIFE

    SEPT. 6, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

JOHN AUBREY, MY OWN LIFE

by Ruth Scurr

A creative, engaging, and profoundly moving account of a man’s fierce desire to discover, understand, and preserve. Full review >

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    LOUISA

    APRIL 5, 2016

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    JEAN COCTEAU

    SEPT. 27, 2016

NONFICTION

JEAN COCTEAU

by Claude Arnaud translated by Lauren Elkin Charlotte Mandell

Arnaud’s biography provides a useful corrective and will inspire renewed interest in Cocteau’s work. Full review >

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