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  • 9780871404718 72

    Pessoa: A Biography

    Richard Zenith


    Like Richard Ellmann’s James Joyce, Richard Zenith’s Pessoa immortalizes the life of one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers.

  • 9780393867503 72

    Mengele: Unmasking the "Angel of Death"

    David G. Marwell


    A gripping account of the infamous Nazi doctor from a former US Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate.

  • 9780393867558 72

    Code Name Madeleine: A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris

    Arthur J. Magida


    The dramatic story of Noor Inayat Khan, a secret agent for the British in occupied France.

  • 9781324002451 72

    At the Chinese Table: A Memoir with Recipes

    Carolyn Phillips


    Part memoir of life in Taiwan, part love story— a beautifully told account of China’s brilliant cuisines... with recipes.

  • 9780393867572 72

    The Golden Flea: A Story of Obsession and Collecting

    Michael Rips


    A lovable oddball cast of characters is at the heart of this treasure-hunt through the last days of one of the greatest flea markets on earth. "[Rips] has humanity, humor and the gift of a limpid, agile, unpretentious prose style.… A captivating portrait.”—Ben Downing, Wall Street Journal