Books in Biography & Autobiography

The Road to Someplace Better

The Road to Someplace BetterFrom the Segregated South to Harvard Business School and Beyond

Lillian Lincoln Lambert

The first black woman Harvard MBA tells the remarkable story of how she achieved the American dream ...

Skies to Conquer

Skies to ConquerA Year Inside the Air Force Academy

Diana Jean Schemo

A former New York Times reporter's year behind the scenes at the U.S. Air Force Academy. ...

Street Player

Street PlayerMy Chicago Story

Danny Seraphine

The inside story of Chicago, one of the most successful and enduring rock bands ever ...

The Man with the Golden Flute

The Man with the Golden FluteSir James, a Celtic Minstrel

Sir James Galway

Sir James Galway is one of the top musicians of our time, with a dazzling career that has spanned five decades and many genres of music. Now he celebrates his seventieth birthday with a look back on...

George

GeorgeThe Poor Little Rich Boy Who Built the Yankee Empire

Peter Golenbock

The biography of one of the most controversial figures in sports: New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner ...

Chopin and Beyond

Chopin and BeyondMy Extraordinary Life in Music and the Paranormal

Byron Janis

One of the world's greatest classical pianists reveals how the ""other world"" transformed his life and career ...

Paul Simon

Paul SimonA Life

Marc Eliot

The definitive biography of legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon. ...

I Never Walked Alone

I Never Walked AloneThe Autobiography of an American Singer

Shirley Verrett

An inspiring self-portrait of a world-renowned African American vocal artist ...

Martha Washington

Martha WashingtonFirst Lady of Liberty

Helen Bryan

A contempary anecdote not only confirms that Martha commanded respect in her own right during her lifetime, but also suggests an awkward truth later historians have preferred to ignore-that without...

Great Expectations

Great ExpectationsThe Troubled Lives of Political Families

Noemie Emery

From John Adams’s sons two hundred years ago to the Bush brothers today, America has witnessed a long line of dynastic sons who have been forced into political roles by their ambitious...

The Undiscovered Paul Robeson , An Artist's Journey, 1898-1939

The Undiscovered Paul Robeson , An Artist's Journey, 1898-1939

Paul Robeson

The long-awaited, untold, inside story of the rise of the legendary actor, singer, scholar, and activist. The first volume of this major biography breaks new ground. ...

Behind the Burqa

Behind the BurqaOur Life in Afghanistan and How We Escaped to Freedom

Batya Swift Yasgur

Advance Praise for Behind the Burqa ...

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