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    So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

    Roger Steffens, Linton Kwesi Johnson

    Hardcover

    The world’s leading reggae scholar has spent forty years interviewing Bob Marley and his closest confidants. This is the definitive telling of Marley’s life.

  • Featured9781631492716 72

    Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

    Harvey Sachs

    Hardcover

    On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of conductor Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life was unparalleled among twentieth-century musicians.

  • 9780393354423 72

    Frederick Douglass

    William S. McFeely

    Paperback

    "A masterpiece….[W]ill rightfully assume its place as the standard biography of a truly great figure in the nation’s past." —New York Newsday

  • Featured9780393254792 72

    Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give

    Ada Calhoun

    Hardcover

    Poignant and witty essays on the beautiful complexity of marriage.

  • Featured9780871404909 72

    Goethe: Life as a Work of Art

    Rüdiger Safranski, David Dollenmayer

    Hardcover

    This sterling biography of Germany’s greatest writer presents Johann Wolfgang von Goethe as if we are seeing him for the first time.