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    The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela, Sahm Venter, Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela


    An unforgettable portrait of one of the most inspiring historical figures of the twentieth century, published on the centenary of his birth.

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    Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan

    Ruby Lal


    Four centuries ago, a Muslim woman ruled an empire. Her legend still lives, but her story was lost—until now.

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    Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

    Harvey Sachs


    On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of conductor Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life was unparalleled among twentieth-century musicians.

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    The Annotated Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant

    Ulysses S. Grant, Elizabeth D. Samet


    With kaleidoscopic insights, Elizabeth D. Samet has produced the most ambitious edition of Ulysses S. Grant's Memoirs yet.

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    So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

    Roger Steffens, Linton Kwesi Johnson


    The world’s leading reggae scholar spent forty years interviewing Bob Marley and his closest confidants. This is the definitive telling of Bob Marley’s life.