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A magisterial biography of the 20th-century philosopher, curator, and prime mover of the

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The Guardian
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David Roberts’s account of playwright’s life makes case for his work’s ongoing relevance.

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The Irish Times
Anthony Roche
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On election night, 8 November 2016, Amanda Bott of Rochester, Washington, wrote an email

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Doris Kearns Goodwin is a popular historian in both senses of the term.

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Time has a way of sanding off the rough edges of historical memory, turning even the most

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The New York Times
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How to assess the career of a world-changing politician who was also a prolific journalis

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Another biography of Friedrich Nietzsche: do we need one?

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The Telegraph
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Tina Turner’s second memoir, following 1986’s “I, Tina,” is filled with the lessons that

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The Washington Post
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