Summary: "Updike is Adam Begley's masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike--a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and work.In this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers an illuminating portrait of John Updike, the acclaimed novelist, poet, short-story writer, and critic who saw...
Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 UPDIKE, JOHN BEG
Summary: In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GANDHI, MAHATMA LEL
Summary: "From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling Young Readers' edition of the untold story about pioneering women, including Amelia Earhart, who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s--and won"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 OBR
Summary: "From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin, a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry. Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community inDepression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and...
Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KUMIN, MAXINE KUM
Summary: There are few who have made a mark on 2018 quite like BTS, the seven member Korean K-Pop group that is singlehandedly reviving the Age of the Boyband with their electric tracks, explosive dance routines and unnervingly perfect hair. BTS may have been catapulted to international acclaim this year, but there's still a whole world of facts and stories from the six years it took for them to become...
Publisher / Publication Date: Pillr Box Red Publishing Ltd. 2018