Biography & Autobiography

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    Sunlight Through Dusty Windows
    The Dorcas Smucker Reader
    By Dorcas Smucker
    (Good Books)
    Imagine raising six spirited kids on a grass farm—today. Newspaper columnist Dorcas Smucker and her brood live out their days in full view in this collection of musings—picking blueberries while watching for bears, hoping for angels while driving off the freeway, moving into the “thousand-story house,”... [READ MORE]
    Warren Spahn
    A Biography of the Legendary Lefty
    By Lew Freedman
    (Sports Publishing)
    With 363 victories, Warren Spahn is the winningest left-handed pitcher in baseball history. During his 21-year career, Spahn won 20+ games thirteen times, was a 17-time All Star, a Cy Young–award winner, and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973. In addition, Spahn was also a war... [READ MORE]
    Lieutenant Schreiber's Country
    The Story of a Forgotten Hero
    By Andrei Makine, Translated by Grace McQuillan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Acclaimed Novelist Andrei Makine Celebrates True Patriotism in This Time of False HeroesJean-Claude Servan-Schreiber enlisted in the French army at the outset of World War II and quickly rose to the rank of lieutenant. Despite his patriotism and courage in defending his country, in which he narrowly... [READ MORE]
    Agatha's Summer
    By Didier Pourquery
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    One morning in August of 2007, Didier Pourquery’s daughter, Agatha, only a few days away from her twenty-third birthday, stopped breathing. Seven years after her death, her father tells her story, based on his notes taken during the last three weeks of her life. He shares not only his sadness and loss,... [READ MORE]
    Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy
    Jorge Semprun
    By Soledad Fox Maura
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In this gripping, authoritative biography, Soledad Fox Maura reveals the tumultuous true-life story of the Oscar-winning screenwriter responsible for Z and The War Is Over.A man of many faces, Jorge Semprun perfectly personified the struggles and successes of twentieth-century Europe. Semprun enjoyed... [READ MORE]
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