Auntie's Holiday Gift Guide: Biography/Memoir

A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK
 


JFK: Coming of Age in the American Century, 1917-1956 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780812997132
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Published: Random House - September 8th, 2020

A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian takes us as close as we have ever been to the real John F. Kennedy in this revelatory biography of the iconic, yet still elusive, thirty-fifth president.


Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062415837
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 27th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

Featured in the critically acclaimed documentary RBG

"It was beyond my wildest imagination that I would one day become the 'Notorious RBG." — Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 2019


His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope Cover Image
By Jon Meacham, John Lewis (Afterword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984855022
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Published: Random House - August 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Soul of America 


The Answer Is . . .: Reflections on My Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982157999
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 21st, 2020

A RECOMMENDED SUMMER READ BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, TIME, AND NEWSWEEK

Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career.

Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing e


Know My Name: A Memoir Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223721
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2020

"Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful."
--Washington Post


Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982132392
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 2020

“A compelling rumination by a baseball icon and a tragic hero.” —Sports Illustrated

The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.

At the tender age of twenty-four, Lou Gehrig decided to tell the remarkable story of his life and career.


The Gamesmaster: My Life in the '80s Geek Culture Trenches with G.I. Joe, Dungeons & Dragons, and the Transformers Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781644280126
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Published: Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book - July 14th, 2020

Flint Dille wrote your childhood. From his work on 80s cartoon classics like Transformers, G.I. Joe, the Garbage Pail Kids, and Inhumanoids to the interactive novels he wrote with Gary Gygax, creator of Dungeons & Dragons, Flint had a hand in many pockets of 80s popular culture.