New Biographies

New arrivals added to our Biographies Collection in the last 7 days

View 20 items per page

Sign up for new biographies emails

Title Date addedsort icon
New York Jackie - pictures from her life in the city New York Jackie - pictures from her life in the city

"As familiar as we are with images of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the charming former first lady, fewer know the dynamic woman who called New York City home. Shortly after JFK's assassination in 1963, Jackie moved to Manhattan and lived there for the next three decades. This intimate collection of photographs celebrates her life in the city as a mother, book editor, style icon, and most of all, a New Yorker. Eating ice cream with her kids on Fifth Avenue, working with authors at Doubleday Books,

Aug 13, 2014
Taking the lead - lessons from a life in motion Taking the lead - lessons from a life in motion

The only four-time champion of the hit ABC reality show "Dancing with the Stars" shares the lessons he has learned on and off the dance floor that helped him embrace and overcome daily challenges, along with behind-the-scenes stories from the show.

Aug 13, 2014
Francis of Rome & Francis of Assisi - a new spring in the Church Francis of Rome & Francis of Assisi - a new spring in the Church

Aug 13, 2014
Becoming Freud - the making of a psychoanalyst Becoming Freud - the making of a psychoanalyst

"Becoming Freud is the story of the young Freud-Freud up until the age of fifty-that incorporates all of Freud's many misgivings about the art of biography. Freud invented a psychological treatment that involved the telling and revising of life stories, but he was himself skeptical of the writing of such stories. In this biography, Adam Phillips, whom the New Yorker calls "Britain's foremost psychoanalytical writer," emphasizes the largely and inevitably undocumented story of Freud's earliest ye

Aug 14, 2014
Lynton Keith Caldwell - an environmental visionary and the national environmental policy act Lynton Keith Caldwell - an environmental visionary and the national environmental policy act

Aug 20, 2014
The accidental president of Brazil - a memoir The accidental president of Brazil - a memoir

Aug 20, 2014
Shopping, seduction & Mr. Selfridge Shopping, seduction & Mr. Selfridge

"If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge's. Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field's in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century he brought his own American dream to London's Oxford Street where, in 1909, with a massive burst of publicity, Harry opened Selfridge's, England's first truly modern built-for-purpose

Aug 20, 2014
Augustus - first emperor of Rome Augustus - first emperor of Rome

Tells the story of the heir to the murdered Julius Caesar who, as Rome's first emperor, brought peace and stability to the empire and presided over a new system of government.

Aug 20, 2014
Homemade magick - the musings & mischief of a do-it-yourself magus Homemade magick - the musings & mischief of a do-it-yourself magus

Aug 20, 2014