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    Cover: Henry Adams: The Middle YearsHenry Adams: The Middle YearsSamuels, ErnestE-DITION01/01/1958$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
    Cover: Henry Adams: The Major PhaseHenry Adams: The Major PhaseSamuels, ErnestE-DITION01/01/1964$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
    Cover: Moscow DiaryMoscow DiaryBenjamin, Walter
    Smith, Gary
    Sieburth, Richard
    PAPERBACK07/01/1986$34.00
    Cover: Samurai and Silk: A Japanese and American HeritageSamurai and Silk: A Japanese and American HeritageReischauer, Haru MatsukataPAPERBACK01/01/1988$41.00
    Cover: Franklin of PhiladelphiaFranklin of PhiladelphiaWright, EsmondPAPERBACK10/15/1988$34.50
    Cover: Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Four KingsEleanor of Aquitaine and the Four KingsKelly, AmyPAPERBACK01/01/1991$35.00
    Cover: The Legacy of Erich FrommThe Legacy of Erich FrommBurston, DanielE-DITION04/30/1991$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
    Cover: Love’s Story Told: A Life of Henry A. MurrayLove’s Story Told: A Life of Henry A. MurrayRobinson, Forrest G.HARDCOVER01/01/1992$56.00
    Cover: The Alchemy of Race and RightsThe Alchemy of Race and RightsWilliams, Patricia J.PAPERBACK03/01/1992$31.50
    Cover: Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific RevolutionGehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific RevolutionNewman, William R.HARDCOVER12/08/1994$109.00
    Cover: The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of AmericaThe Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of AmericaNeely, Mark E.PAPERBACK03/05/1995$31.50
    Cover: The Clinical Diary of Sándor FerencziThe Clinical Diary of Sándor FerencziFerenczi, Sándor
    Dupont, Judith
    Balint, Michael
    Jackson, Nicola Zarday
    PAPERBACK03/19/1995$36.50
    Cover: New England Life in the Eighteenth Century: Representative Biographies from <i>Sibley’s Harvard Graduates</i>New England Life in the Eighteenth Century: Representative Biographies from Sibley’s Harvard GraduatesShipton, Clifford K.PAPERBACK08/11/1995$52.00
    Cover: Henry AdamsHenry AdamsSamuels, ErnestPAPERBACK08/13/1995$18.50
    Cover: The Ghost of the Executed Engineer: Technology and the Fall of the Soviet UnionThe Ghost of the Executed Engineer: Technology and the Fall of the Soviet UnionGraham, LorenPAPERBACK02/01/1996$31.50
    Cover: Unsentimental Reformer: The Life of Josephine Shaw LowellUnsentimental Reformer: The Life of Josephine Shaw LowellWaugh, JoanE-DITION01/15/1998$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
    Cover: A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. LawrenceA Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. LawrenceMack, John E.PAPERBACK04/01/1998$37.00
    Cover: Mikhail Bulgakov: The Early YearsMikhail Bulgakov: The Early YearsHaber, Edythe C.HARDCOVER09/15/1998$89.50
    Cover: Dorothea Dix: New England ReformerDorothea Dix: New England ReformerBrown, Thomas J.HARDCOVER10/30/1998$73.50
    Cover: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody: A Reformer on Her Own TermsElizabeth Palmer Peabody: A Reformer on Her Own TermsRonda, Bruce A.HARDCOVER03/01/1999$96.00
    Cover: Thomas More: A BiographyThomas More: A BiographyMarius, RichardPAPERBACK03/15/1999$38.00
    Cover: Descent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams FamilyDescent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams FamilyNagel, Paul C.PAPERBACK04/15/1999$48.50
    Cover: John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private LifeJohn Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private LifeNagel, Paul C.PAPERBACK04/15/1999$34.00
    Cover: Mikhail Kuzmin: A Life in ArtMikhail Kuzmin: A Life in ArtMalmstad, John E.
    Bogomolov, Nikolay
    HARDCOVER04/30/1999$93.50
    Cover: Subject to Biography: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and Writing Women’s LivesSubject to Biography: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, and Writing Women’s LivesYoung-Bruehl, ElisabethPAPERBACK03/01/2000$35.00
    Cover: Samuel Johnson: The Life of an AuthorSamuel Johnson: The Life of an AuthorLipking, LawrencePAPERBACK03/15/2000$40.00
    Cover: CardozoCardozoKaufman, Andrew L.PAPERBACK04/14/2000$26.50
    Cover: The Crucible of Experience: R. D. Laing and the Crisis of PsychotherapyThe Crucible of Experience: R. D. Laing and the Crisis of PsychotherapyBurston, DanielHARDCOVER05/19/2000$67.50
    Cover: Martin Luther: The Christian between God and DeathMartin Luther: The Christian between God and DeathMarius, RichardPAPERBACK11/01/2000$31.00
    Cover: In Search of AfricaIn Search of AfricaDiawara, ManthiaPAPERBACK11/15/2000$34.00
    Cover: Linnaeus: Nature and NationLinnaeus: Nature and NationKoerner, LisbetPAPERBACK04/16/2001$47.00
    Cover: Jefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First AmericansJefferson and the Indians: The Tragic Fate of the First AmericansWallace, Anthony F. C.PAPERBACK05/02/2001$34.00
    Cover: Cardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance AstrologerCardano’s Cosmos: The Worlds and Works of a Renaissance AstrologerGrafton, AnthonyPAPERBACK11/15/2001$23.00
    Cover: The Complete Correspondence, 1928-1940The Complete Correspondence, 1928-1940Adorno, Theodor W.
    Benjamin, Walter
    Lonitz, Henri
    Walker, Nicholas
    PAPERBACK12/07/2001$48.50
    Cover: The Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn LanguageThe Education of Laura Bridgman: First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn LanguageFreeberg, ErnestPAPERBACK10/15/2002$30.00
    Cover: Biographical WritingsBiographical WritingsManetti, Giannozzo
    Baldassarri, Stefano U.
    Bagemihl, Rolf
    HARDCOVER06/01/2003$29.95
    Cover: StutterStutterShell, MarcE-DITION01/30/2006$65.00Available from De Gruyter »
    Cover: The Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian WorldThe Highly Civilized Man: Richard Burton and the Victorian WorldKennedy, DanePAPERBACK10/15/2007$26.00
    Cover: The Rhetoric of Biography: Narrating Lives in Persianate SocietiesThe Rhetoric of Biography: Narrating Lives in Persianate SocietiesMarlow, L.PAPERBACK03/01/2011$19.95
    Cover: The Turbulent World of Franz Göll: An Ordinary Berliner Writes the Twentieth CenturyThe Turbulent World of Franz Göll: An Ordinary Berliner Writes the Twentieth CenturyFritzsche, PeterHARDCOVER03/21/2011$26.95
    Cover: Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Poetry and Poetics of Kitasono Katue (1902–1978)Shredding the Tapestry of Meaning: The Poetry and Poetics of Kitasono Katue (1902–1978)Solt, JohnPAPERBACK05/23/2011$24.95
    Cover: Walter Benjamin: A Philosophical PortraitWalter Benjamin: A Philosophical PortraitFriedlander, EliHARDCOVER01/15/2012$48.50
    Cover: How To Do Biography: A PrimerHow To Do Biography: A PrimerHamilton, NigelPAPERBACK10/22/2012$19.50
    Cover: The Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami ShamanThe Falling Sky: Words of a Yanomami ShamanKopenawa, Davi
    Albert, Bruce
    Elliott, Nicholas
    Dundy, Alison
    HARDCOVER11/15/2013$41.00
    Cover: Walter Benjamin: A Critical LifeWalter Benjamin: A Critical LifeEiland, Howard
    Jennings, Michael W.
    HARDCOVER01/20/2014$41.00
    Cover: Bernard Berenson: Formation and HeritageBernard Berenson: Formation and HeritageConnors, Joseph
    Waldman, Louis A.
    PAPERBACK04/28/2014$40.00
    Cover: Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma GoldmanSasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma GoldmanAvrich, Paul
    Avrich, Karen
    PAPERBACK11/24/2014$21.50
    Cover: Walter Benjamin: A Critical LifeWalter Benjamin: A Critical LifeEiland, Howard
    Jennings, Michael W.
    PAPERBACK11/21/2016$23.50
    Cover: The Translatability of Revolution: Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese CultureThe Translatability of Revolution: Guo Moruo and Twentieth-Century Chinese CultureWang, PuHARDCOVER08/06/2018$45.00
    Cover: Shen Gua’s EmpiricismShen Gua’s EmpiricismZuo, YaHARDCOVER09/10/2018$49.95
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    Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

    As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.