Biography & Memoir
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize
Finalist for the National Book Circle Critics Award
"Diane Ackerman's most enjoyable, intimate, and heartrending work yet."—Atul Gawande
An engaging, intimate portrait of Emily Dickinson that sheds new light on her ground-breaking poetry.
A wry account of the road from Harvard scholarship student to ordination as northern Thailand's first black Buddhist nun.
The first major biography of pre-eminent historian and intellectual Arthur Schlesinger Jr, a defining figure in John F. Kennedy’s White House.
Russell Lee, a contemporary of Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange, now emerges from the shadows as one of the greatest photographers of Depression-era America.