New Books on the Biography Shelf

William Howard Taft by Jeffrey Rosen

Elgin Baylor's memoir of an epic all-star career in the NBA--during which he transformed basketball from a horizontal game into a vertical one--and his fights against racism during his career as a player and as general manager of the L.A. Clippers under the infamous Donald Sterling.

Frederick Douglass was born into slavery on Maryland's Eastern Shore and became an extraordinary champion of liberty and equality. 

My dead parents : a memoir by Anya Yurchyshyn