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The Last LionThe Last Lion
by William Manchester, Paul Reid
Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, William Manchester and Paul Reid recount how Churchill organized his nation’s mi ...
Number of pages: 1200 | Publication Date: 2013-11-05 | ISBN-13: 9780345548634

RosemaryRosemary
Kate Clifford Larson
One of People’s Top Ten Books of 2015 "[Larson] succeeds in providing a well-rounded portrait of a woman who, until now, has never been viewed in full."—Boston Globe ​“A biography that chronicles her life with fresh details . . . By making Rosemary the central character, [Larson] has produced a valuable account of a mental health tragedy an ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2016-10-18 | ISBN-13: 9780544811904

Mornings on HorsebackMornings on Horseback
David McCullough
The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a war hero and ultimately president of the United States, told by master historian David McCullough.Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevel ...
Number of pages: 480 | Publication Date: 1982-05-12 | ISBN-13: 9780671447540

The Reporter Who Knew Too MuchThe Reporter Who Knew Too Much
Mark Shaw
Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? If so, is the main suspect in her death still at large?These questions and more are answered in former CNN, ESPN, and USA Today legal analyst Mark Shaw’s 25th book, Th ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2017-10-24 | ISBN-13: 9781682614433

VictoriaVictoria
Julia Baird
The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this stunning new portrait is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength and resilience ...
Number of pages: 752 | Publication Date: 2017-10-03 | ISBN-13: 9780812982282

The The "Talmud"
Barry Scott Wimpfheimer
The life and times of an enduring work of Jewish spiritualityThe Babylonian Talmud, a postbiblical Jewish text that is part scripture and part commentary, is an unlikely bestseller. Written in a hybrid of Hebrew and Aramaic, it is often ambiguous to the point of incomprehension, and its subject matter reflects a narrow scholasticism that should har ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2018-04-17 | ISBN-13: 9780691161846

Steve JobsSteve Jobs
Karen Blumenthal
A riveting biography of the groundbreaking innovator who was a giant in the worlds of computing, music, filmmaking, design, smart phones, and more. A finalist for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award!"Your time is limited. . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition." ―Steve JobsFrom the start, his path was never predictable. St ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2012-02-14 | ISBN-13: 9781250014450

Five PresidentsFive Presidents
by Clint Hill, Lisa McCubbin
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford.The assassination of one president, the resignation of another, and the swearing-in of the two who followed those traumatic events. Clint Hill wa ...
Number of pages: 464 | Publication Date: 2017-05-02 | ISBN-13: 9781476794143

PaulPaul
N. T. Wright
In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology—transforming a faith and changing the world.For centuries, Paul, the apostle who "saw the l ...
Number of pages: 480 | Publication Date: 2018-02-27 | ISBN-13: 9780061730580

Wolves at the DoorWolves at the Door
Judith Pearson
Virginia Hall left her Baltimore home in 1931 to enter the Foreign Service and went to work for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) when Hitler was building toward the peak of his power in Europe. She was assigned to France, where she helped the Resistance movement, escaped prisoners of war, and American Allied paratroopers. By 1942 she ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2008-05-13 | ISBN-13: 9781599210728

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