Biography & Autobiography

    < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 > 
    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]
    < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 > 

Back to top