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A marvelous life

the amazing story of Stan Lee
2019
A biography of comic book creator, Stan Lee, who co-created some well-known comic superheroes, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, the X-Men, and the Avengers.

Empire of pain

the secret history of the Sackler dynasty
2021
Presents a portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, who built their fortune on the sale of Valium and later sponsored the creation and marketing of one of the most commonly prescribed and addictive painkillers of the opioid crisis.

Modern warriors

real stories from real heroes
2020
Hegseth writes about and compiles the stories of American soldiers.

The space barons

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the quest to colonize the cosmos
2018
The author shares four entrepreneurs' stories and their quest to industrialize space travel and end the government'smonopoly on the cosmos.

Chance the Rapper

making music and giving back
2020
Shares the life and career of Chance the Rapper, rap musician.

Drake

acting and rapping to the top
2020
A biography of Canadian hip-hop singer and actor Drake covering his early life, his career in music and television, and his charitable work.

The world turned upside down

Indian voices from early America, a brief history with documents
2016

Herodotus and Sima Qian

the first great historians of Greece and China : a brief history with documents
2010

The autobiography of Mark Twain

including chapters now published for the first time
1959

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