American Ulysses

Ronald C. White Random House

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America's greatest generals--and most misunderstood presidents In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely

ISBN10 : 1400069025 , ISBN13 : 9781400069026

Page Number : 864

Willpower

Roy F. Baumeister Penguin

One of the world's most esteemed and influential psychologists, Roy F. Baumeister, teams with New York Times science writer John Tierney to reveal the secrets of self-control and how to master it. Pio

ISBN10 : 1101543779 , ISBN13 : 9781101543771

Page Number : 304

Cold Mountain

Charles Frazier Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, inclu

ISBN10 : 9780802197177 , ISBN13 : 0802197175

Page Number : 464

Purity

Jonathan Franzen Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom Young Pip Tyler doesn't know who she is. She knows that her real name is Purity, that she's saddled with $130,000 in student debt

ISBN10 : 0374710740 , ISBN13 : 9780374710743

Page Number : 576

T R

H. W. Brands Basic Books

Making use of newfound letters from Theodore Roosevelt's adult sons, a biography of the twenty-sixth president reveals how his larger-than-life persona masked feelings of inadequacy

ISBN10 : 9780465069590 , ISBN13 : 0465069592

Page Number : 897

Bobby Kennedy

Larry Tye Random House

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Satchel comes an in-depth, vibrant, and measured biography about the most complex and controversial member of the Kennedy family. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST

ISBN10 : 0679645209 , ISBN13 : 9780679645207

Page Number : 608

Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides Vintage Canada

Spanning eight decades and chronicling the wild ride of a Greek-American family through the vicissitudes of the twentieth century, Jeffrey Eugenides’ witty, exuberant novel on one level tells a trad

ISBN10 : 0307401944 , ISBN13 : 9780307401946

Page Number : 544

Elihu Washburne

Michael Hill Simon and Schuster

This is the remarkable and inspiring story—told largely in his own words— of American diplomat Elihu Washburne, who heroically aided his countrymen and other foreign nationals when Paris was devas

ISBN10 : 1451665318 , ISBN13 : 9781451665314

Page Number : 288