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    Glenn Gould: The Ecstasy and Tragedy of Genius

    Peter Ostwald


    "[Glenn Gould] marks a major advance in our understanding of one of the 20th century's most significant performing artists.... Ostwald is as engrossing a writer as any who has tried his hand at biography."—Ted Libbey, Washington Post Book World

  • 9780393317138 72

    Nadia Boulanger: A Life in Music

    Leonie Rosenstiel


    A detailed, authoritative portrait of a commanding figure in twentieth-century music.

  • 9780393317190 72

    Charles Ives: A Life with Music

    Jan Swafford


    An illuminating portrait of a man whose innovative works profoundly influenced the course of twentieth-century American classical music.

  • 9780393317176 72

    Recovering: A Journal

    May Sarton


    "Sarton's 'art of making exquisite distinctions' and her vulnerability as a human being are her timeless gifts to her readers." —Library Journal

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    Robert E. Lee: A Biography

    Emory M. Thomas


    "The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."—New York Review of Books