by Hibbert, Christopher 945.0509 HIBBERT

The Borgias And Their Enemies : 1431-1519

A biography of the Borgia family looks at the dynasty's rise to power from its Spanish roots, while profiling its powerful patriarch, Pope Alexander VI; his daughter, Lucrezia; and his ruthless son Cesare, the model for Machiavelli's "The Prince."…

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by Stabler, David J709.22 STABLER

Kid Artists : True Tales Of Childhood From Creative Legends

Forget the awards, the sold-out museum exhibitions, and the timeless masterpieces. When the world's most celebrated artists were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you!…

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by Becraft, Michael B. B-GATES BECRAFT

Bill Gates : A Biography

"The cofounder of Microsoft, Bill Gates helped transform society by ushering in the era of ubiquitous personal computing. This book examines the life and achievements of this standout American inventor and philanthropist"--…

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by Massie, Robert K. B PETER I MASSIE

Peter The Great : His Life And World

This biography of the Russian ruler scrutinizes Peter's transformation of medieval Russia into modern Russia.…

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by Boles, John B B JEFFERSON BOLES
by Dearborn, Mary V B HEMINGWAY DEARBOR
by McCourt, Malachy B MCCOURT MCCOURT
by Petersen, Andrea. 616.8522 PETERSO

On Edge : A Journey Through Anxiety

A wry, sympathetic, bracingly honest account of living with anxiety, coupled with deep reportage on the science of anxiety disorders. --…

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by Tambor, Jeffrey B TAMBOR TAMBOR

Are You Anybody? : A Memoir

Autobiographical essays by the star of "Transparent" and "Arrested Development" discusses such topics as his formative childhood years, his relationship with his depressive father, and his enduring creative process.…

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by Augustine B AUGUSTINE AUGUSTI
by Alexander, Kwame J808.1 ALEXAND

Out Of Wonder : Poems Celebrating Poets

Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.…

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by Turner, Steve 781.6609 BEATLES
by Myers, Mike B-MYERS MYERS

Canada

Canadian comic actor Mike Myers writes from the heart about his native land, Canada, and what it means to be a Canadian.…

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by Bass, S. Jonathan B WASHINGTO BASS

He Calls Me By Lightning : The Life Of Caliph Washington And The Forgotten Saga Of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, And The Death Penalty

" ... Reconstruction of the ... life of a wrongfully convicted man whose story becomes an historic portrait of the Jim Crow South"--…

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by Ford, Richard B FORD FORD
by Franta, Connor B FRANTA FRANTA
by Harding, Ian B HARDING HARDING
by Lockwood, Patricia B LOCKWOOD LOCKWOO
by Merridale, Catherine 947.0841 MERRIDA
by Sidibe, Gabourey B SIDIBE SIDIBE

This Is Just My Face : Try Not To Stare

The star of "Precious" and "Empire" shares details about her childhood with a polygamous father in Harlem, her gifted mother who supported them by singing in the subway, and her own unconventional rise to fame.…

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by White, Ryan B BUFFETT WHITE
by Liptrot, Amy 616.861 LIPTROT
by Lowry, Kailyn 158.1 LOWRY
by Little Thunder, Beverly B-LITTLE THUNDER LITTLE
by Connolly, Ray B-PRESLEY CONNOLLY
by GarcÔia MÔarquez, Gabriel B-GARCIA MARQUEZ GARCIA
by Ehrlich, Gretel 814.54 EHRLICH
by Jackson, Livia Bitton 940.5318 JACKSON

I Have Lived A Thousand Years : Growing Up In The Holocaust

The author describes her experiences during World War II when she and her family were sent to the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.…

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by Stubbs, John B SWIFT STUBBS

Jonathan Swift : The Reluctant Rebel

A detailed portrait of the man behind "Gulliver's Travels" traces his early loss of a parent, the contradictions that marked his character, and his achievements as a political writer and dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin.…

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by Bornstein, Michael 940.5318 BORNSTE

Survivors Club : The True Story Of A Very Young Prisoner Of Auschwitz

"The incredible true story of Michael Bornstein--who at age 4 was one of the youngest children to be liberated from Auschwitz--and of his family"--…

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by Doyle, Tom B JOHN DOYLE

Captain Fantastic : Elton John's Stellar Trip Through The '70s

Traces the iconic rock artist's meteoric rise in the 1970s, documenting his significant achievements and the private struggles that led to his suicide attempts and temporary retirement.…

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by Webb, Jimmy B WEBB WEBB
by Moore, Dinty W. 808.3 MOORE

The Story Cure : A Book Doctor's Pain-free Guide To Finishing Your Novel Or Memoir

"Creative writing professor Dinty W. Moore prescribes remedies for the most common stumbling blocks novelists and memoirists encounter when embarking on their writing project"--…

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by Hart, Kevin B HART HART
by Kasich, John 324.973 KASICH
by Bolden, Tonya J920.0092 BOLDEN

Pathfinders : The Journeys Of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls

Profiles sixteen high-achieving African Americans, including magician Richard Potter, concert singer Sissieretta Jones, and architect Paul R. Williams.…

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by Krull, Kathleen J973.099 KRULL

A Kids' Guide To America's First Ladies

Examines America's first ladies and how they helped advance women's rights, political causes and other important progressive changes.…

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by Lourie, Peter JB LONDON LOURIE

Jack London And The Klondike Gold Rush

"A middle grade biography of Jack London that sheds light on how he drew upon adventure and life experience to create works of literature"--…

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by Shamir, Ruby J352.2309 SHAMIR

What's The Big Deal About First Ladies?

Discusses what made each first lady unique and describes their role, ambitions, and partnerships with their presidential husbands.…

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by Winter, Jonah EB MANTLE WINTERS

Mickey Mantle : The Commerce Comet

Traces the life and baseball career of the legend, discussing the records he set and some he still holds.…

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by Farrell, John A. 973.924 FARRELL
by Garcia, Mayte 781.6609 GARCIA

The Most Beautiful : My Life With Prince

A candid assessment of the iconic musician's personal and professional life by his first wife traces their long-distance courtship, marriage, and creative partnership as well as the challenges that compromised their romance.…

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by Sagal, Katey B SAGAL SAGAL
by Flynt, Wayne B LEE FLYNT

Mockingbird Songs : My Friendship With Harper Lee

"A memoir of Wayne Flynt's friendship with Harper Lee, centered on a collection of letters between Harper Lee, her sisters, ... Wayne Flynt, and his wife"--…

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by Aronson, Marc J770 ARONSON

Eyes Of The World : Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, And The Invention Of Modern Photojournalism

Recounts the achievements of photojournalism pioneers Robert Capa and Gerda Taro as they captured the tragedies of the Spanish Civil War and documented the fight against Facism.…

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by Baldwin, Alec B BALDWIN BALDWIN

Nevertheless : A Memoir

The actor highlights parts of his life that he's long kept private, from his troubled childhood and efforts to make it as young actor to his struggles with addiction and his failings as a husband and parent.…

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by Dickinson, Amy B DICKINSON DICKINS

Strangers Tend To Tell Me Things : A Memoir Of Love, Loss, And Coming Home

"The voice behind America's most popular advice column "Ask Amy" and the New York Times best-selling author of The Mighty Queens of Freeville--returns with her follow-up memoir of family, second chances and finding love,"--NoveList.…

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by Franken, Al B FRANKEN FRANKEN
by Haupt, Lyanda Lynn 780.92 HAUPT

Mozart's Starling

Explores the unlikely bond between the famous Austrian composer and his pet starling, providing an unexpected window into human-animal friendships, music, and the nature of creative inspiration.…

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by Poundstone, Paula 792.7602 POUNDST

The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness

"A hilarious story of jumping into new experiences with both feet and a surprisingly poignant tale of a working mother raising three kids"--…

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