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True Believer

The definitive, revelatory biography of Marvel Comics creator Stan Lee.


The true story of an unlikely friendship between a dancer, Loie Fuller, and a scientist, Marie Curie.

The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock

A fresh, innovative biography of the twentieth century's most iconic filmmaker.

The Bona Fide Legend of Cool Papa Bell

The first biography of the star Negro Leaguer and Hall of Famer James "Cool Papa" Bell.

Places of Mind

The first comprehensive biography of the most influential, controversial, and celebrated Palestinian intellectual of the…

Tom Stoppard

One of our most brilliant biographers takes on one of our greatest living playwrights.

Francis Bacon

The first comprehensive look at the life and art of Francis Bacon, one of the most iconic painters of the 20th century.…

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