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Walt Whitman

by Justin Kaplan Harper Perennial (December 31, 2013)

Whitman's genius, passions, poetry, and androgynous sensibility entwined to create an exuberant life amid the turbulent American mid-nineteenth century. In vivid detail, Kaplan examines the mysterious selves...

Scott Fitzgerald

by Jeffrey Meyers Harper Perennial (November 12, 2013)

Scott Fitzgerald, a romantic and tragic figure who embodied the decades between the two world wars, was a writer who took his material almost entirely from his life. Despite his early success with The Great...

Letters of E. B. White, Revised Edition

by E. B. White Harper Perennial (July 02, 2013)

Letters of E. B. White touches on a wide variety of subjects, including the New Yorker editor who became the author's wife; their dachshund, Fred, with his "look of fake respectability"; and White's contemporaries,...

Swing Low: A Life

by Miriam Toews Harper Perennial (September 06, 2011)

“Audacious,original and profoundly moving . . . . Healing is a likely outcome of a bookimbued with the righteous anger, compassion and humanity of Swing Low.”—Globe and Mail (Canada)

Reverberatingwith emotional...

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter

by Simone de Beauvoir Harper Perennial (May 10, 2016)

A superb autobiography by one of the great literary figures of the twentieth century, Simone de Beauvoir's Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter offers an intimate picture of growing up in a bourgeois French family,...


by Bill Bryson Harper Perennial (April 26, 2016)

Bill Bryson’s bestselling biography of William Shakespeare takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship—updated with a new introduction...

Not Just Jane

by Shelley DeWees Harper Perennial (October 25, 2016)

“Not Just Jane restores seven of England’s most fascinating and subversive literary voices to their rightful places in history. Shelley DeWees tells each woman writer’s story with wit, passion, and an...

The Bridge Ladies

by Betsy Lerner Harper Perennial (May 03, 2016)

A fifty-year-old Bridge game provides an unexpected way to cross the generational divide between a daughter and her mother. Betsy Lerner takes us on a powerfully personal literary journey, where we learn a little...

History Play: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe

by Rodney Bolt Harper Perennial (January 30, 2014)

What if Christopher Marlowe staged his own death, fled to the Continent and went on to write the works we now attribute to Shakespeare?

'About anyone so great as Shakespeare, it is probable that we can never...

C. S. Lewis: A Biography

by A. N. Wilson Harper Perennial (July 18, 2013)

This acclaimed biography charts the progress of the brilliant, prolific writer, C. S. Lewis.

C. S. Lewis was a deeply complex man, capable of inspiring both great devotion and great hostility. This acclaimed...

Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway's First Wife

by Gioia Diliberto Harper Perennial (July 05, 2011)

“A bittersweetmodern love story [that] reads as easily as a novel.” —Vogue

Hemingway’screative influences for novels like The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell toArms, and The Old Man and the Sea came not only...