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  1. Book ImageBirthright: The True Story that Inspired Kidnapped

    A. Roger Ekirch

    "Ekirch out-kidnaps Stevenson in this thrilling, thoroughly documented story." —Booklist, starred reviewMore

  2. Book ImageThe Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright

    Tom D. Crouch

    The reissue of this definitive biography heralds the one-hundredth anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight.More

  3. Book ImageThe Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

    Michael Lewis

    "Lewis has such a gift for storytelling... he writes as lucidly for sports fans as for those who read him for other reasons."--Janet Maslin, New York TimesMore

  4. Book ImageThe Blue Hour: A Life of Jean Rhys

    Lilian Pizzichini

    A groundbreaking biography of a psychologically traumatized novelist who forever changed the way we look at women in fiction.More

  5. Book ImageBluff City: The Secret Life of Photographer Ernest Withers

    Preston Lauterbach

    The little-known story of an iconic photographer, whose work captured—and influenced—a critical moment in American history.More

  6. Book ImageBob Marley: Spirit Dancer

    Bruce W. Talamon, Roger Steffens

    A photographic and textual meditation on the life of a legend, reissued in special CD-size format.More

  7. Book ImageBoy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard

    John Branch

    “Shows us, in tender detail, a life consumed by our unholy appetites.”—Steve Almond, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageBrando's Smile: His Life, Thought, and Work

    Susan L. Mizruchi

    A groundbreaking work that reveals how Marlon Brando shaped his legacy in art and life.More

  9. Book ImageBreaking New Ground: A Personal History

    Lester R. Brown

    An inspirational memoir tracing Lester Brown’s life from a small-farm childhood to leadership as a global environmental activist.More

  10. Book ImageThe Broken Tower: The Life of Hart Crane

    Paul Mariani

    The first biography of Crane to appear in thirty years, The Broken Tower reads with all the drama of a psychological novel and the inexorable force of a Greek tragedy.More

  11. Book ImageThe Brontë Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects

    Deborah Lutz

    An intimate portrait of the lives and writings of the Brontë sisters, drawn from the objects they possessed.More

  12. Book ImageBruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'n' Roll

    Marc Dolan

    A vibrant biography of one of the greatest rock 'n' rollers, the America that made him, and the America he made.More

  13. Book ImageBuckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties

    Kevin M. Schultz

    A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and incredibly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters.More

  14. Book ImageByron in Love: A Short Daring Life

    Edna O'Brien

    “How long it’s taken for these two mad, bad and dangerous writers to get together!”—Alan Cheuse, San Francisco ChronicleMore

  15. Book ImageC. G. Jung: A Biography in Books

    Sonu Shamdasani

    The origins of Jung's philosophy.More

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