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Finn Aaserud
Redirecting Science: Niels Bohr, Philanthropy, and the Rise of Nuclear Physics

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Sholom Aleichem
From the Fair

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Henri Alleg
The Question

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Yigal Allon
Shield of David: The Story of Israel’s Armed Forces

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Luis Alvarez
Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist

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Lucie Aubrac
Outwitting the Gestapo

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Virginia Axline
Dibs: In Search of Self

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Odile Ayral-Clause
Camille Claudel: A Life

Leo Baeck
The Essence of Judaism

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Leonard Baker
Days of Sorrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews

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Liva Baker
Felix Frankfurter

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Michael Balfour and Julian Frisby
Helmuth von Moltke: A Leader Against Hitler

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Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi
Before Golda: Manya Shochat

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Niels Blaedel
Harmony and Unity: The Life of Niels Bohr

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Charles E. Bohlen
Witness to History: 1929-1969

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Ruth Bondy
The Emissary: A Life of Enzo Sereni

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Thomas Neville Bonner
Iconoclast: Abraham Flexner and a Life in Learning

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Omar Bradley and Clay Blair
A General’s Life: An Autobiography

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Jean-Denis Bredin
The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus

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Andrew Brown
The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of Sir James Chadwick

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Robert V. Bruce
Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude

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Michael Burns
France and the Dreyfus Affair: A Documentary History

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Hendrik B.G. Casimir
Haphazard Reality: Half a Century of Science

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David C. Cassidy
J. Robert Oppenheimer and the American Century

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Jack Chen
The Chinese of America

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Herbert Childs
An American Genius: The Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Father of the Cyclotron

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Arthur Holly Compton
Atomic Quest: A Personal Narrative

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Roger Daniels
Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese Americans in World War II

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Lucy S. Dawidowicz
From That Place and Time: A Memoir, 1938-1947

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Inge Deutschkron
Outcast: A Jewish Girl in Wartime Berlin

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Carl Djerassi
The Pill, Pygmy Chimps, and Degas' Horse

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Alfred Döblin
Destiny's Journey

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Francis Duncan
Rickover: The Struggle for Excellence

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Carol Easton
Jacqueline du Pré: A Biography

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Abba Eban
Abba Eban: An Autobiography
Voice of Israel

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Suzy Eban
A Sense of Purpose: Recollections

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Amos Elon
Founder: A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time
Jerusalem: City of Mirrors
The Israelis: Founders and Sons

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Helen Epstein
A Jewish Athlete: Swimming Against Stereotype in 20th Century Europe
A Living Will
Joe Papp: An American Life
Memoir: How I Read, Write and Use It
Meyer Schapiro: Portrait of an Art Historian
Miss DeLay: portrait of beloved violin teacher Dorothy DeLay
Music Talks: the lives of classical musicians
Scrivere la vita (in Italian)
The Long Half-Lives of Love and Trauma
Tina Packer Builds A Theater
Where She Came From: A Daughter’s Search for Her Mother’s History
Writing from Life: On Trauma, Sexual Assault, and Recovery

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Howard M. Feinstein
Becoming William James

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Charles Fenyvesi
Trees: For Shelter and Shade, For Memory and Magic
When the World Was Whole: Three Centuries of Memories

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Laura Fermi
Illustrious Immigrants: The Intellectual Migration from Europe, 1930-41

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Lisa Fittko
Escape Through the Pyrenees

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Harold Flender
Rescue in Denmark

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Raymond Fosdick
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.: A Portrait

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Peter Fraenkel
No Fixed Abode: A Jewish Odyssey to Africa

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Otto Robert Frisch
What Little I Remember

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Varian Fry
Surrender on Demand

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Elinor Fuchs
Making an Exit

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John Kenneth Galbraith
A Life in Our Times

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Alexander and Juliette George
Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House: A Personality Study

Josephine Clara Goldmark
Impatient Crusader: Florence Kelley’s Life Story

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Judith Goodstein
Millikan’s School: A History of the California Institute of Technology

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Samuel Goudsmit

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Howard Greenfeld
Ben Shahn: An Artist's Life

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Andrew Grove
Swimming Across

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Frederic Grunfeld
Prophets Without Honour: Freud, Kafka, Einstein, and Their World
Rodin: A Biography

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Sebastian Haffner
Defying Hitler
Failure of a Revolution: Germany 1918-1919
Germany: Jekyll and Hyde
The Ailing Empire: Germany from Bismarck to Hitler
The Meaning of Hitler
The Rise and Fall of Prussia

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Oscar Handlin
The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migrations That Made the American People

Oscar and Lilian Handlin
Abraham Lincoln and the Union

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Hugh Hawkins
Between Harvard and America: The Educational Leadership of Charles W. Eliot

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Hans Heiberg
Ibsen: A Portrait of the Artist

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Anthony Heilbut
Exiled in Paradise: German Refugee Artists and Intellectuals in America from the 1930s to the Present

Ernest Heppner
Shanghai Refuge: A Memoir of the World War II Jewish Ghetto

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James Hershberg
James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age

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Chaim Herzog
Living History: A Memoir

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Godfrey Hodgson
The Colonel: The Life and Wars of Henry Stimson, 1867-1950

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Eva Hoffman
Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language

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Banesh Hoffmann
Albert Einstein: Creator and Rebel

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Richard Hough
Winston & Clementine: The Triumphs & Tragedies of the Churchills

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Kathryn Hulme
The Wild Place

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Henrik Ibsen, translated by Rolf Fjelde
Pillars of Society, Rosmersholm, Little Eyolf, When We Dead Awaken

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Annette Insdorf
François Truffaut

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Sheila Isenberg
A Hero of Our Own: The Story of Varian Fry

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George Jellinek
Callas: Portrait of a Prima Donna

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Alvin Johnson
Pioneer’s Progress: An Autobiography

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James Joll
Three Intellectuals in Politics: Blum, Rathenau, Marinetti

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Ernest Jones
The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud (abridged by Lionel Trilling and Steven Marcus)

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Matthew Josephson
Edison: A Biography

Matthew and Hannah Josephson
Al Smith: Hero of the Cities

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Peter Stephan Jungk
Franz Werfel: A Life in Prague, Vienna, and Hollywood

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E.J. Kahn, Jr.
Jock: The Life and Times of John Hay Whitney

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Robert Kargon
The Rise of Robert Millikan: Portrait of a Life in American Science

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Shmuel Katz
Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze’ev) Jabotinsky

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George F. Kennan
Memoirs 1925-1950
Memoirs 1950-1963
Russia and the West Under Lenin and Stalin

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Bernice Kert
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family

Egon Erwin Kisch
Sensation Fair: Tales of Prague

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Ronald Kline
Steinmetz: Engineer and Socialist

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Richard Kluger
The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune

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Anna Klumpke
Rosa Bonheur: The Artist’s (Auto)biography

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Arnold Kramish
The Griffin: The Greatest Untold Espionage Story of World War II

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G. Wilson Knight
Henrik Ibsen

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Heda Margolius Kovály
Under A Cruel Star: A Life in Prague 1941-1968
Prague Farewell (UK edition)

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Peter Kurth
American Cassandra: The Life of Dorothy Thompson

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Harold Larrabee
Decision at the Chesapeake

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Joseph Lash
Dealers and Dreamers: A New Look at the New Deal
Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West

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Melvyn Leffler
A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War

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Hillel Levine
In Search of Sugihara

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Hillel Levine and
Lawrence Harmon
The Death of an American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions

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Dorothy Michelson Livingston
The Master of Light: A Biography of Albert A. Michelson

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Netanel Lorch
The Edge of the Sword: Israel’s War of Independence 1947-1949

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Richard Lourie
Sakharov: A Biography

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Gerstle Mack
Paul Cézanne

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Norman Macrae
John von Neumann: The Scientific Genius Who Pioneered the Modern Computer, Game Theory, Nuclear Deterrence, and Much More

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Philip Magnus
Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist

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Klaus Mann
The Turning Point: Thirty-Five Years in this Century, the Autobiography of Klaus Mann

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George W. Martin
Madam Secretary Frances Perkins

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Jan Masaryk
Speaking to My Country

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Melita Maschmann
Account Rendered: A Dossier on my Former Self

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Alpheus Thomas Mason
Brandeis: A Free Man’s Life

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Jeffrey Mehlman
Émigré New York: French Intellectuals in Wartime Manhattan, 1940-1944

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Albert Memmi
Portrait of a Jew
The Colonizer and the Colonized
The Liberation of the Jew
The Pillar of Salt

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Kurt Mendelssohn
The World of Walther Nernst: The Rise and Fall of German Science 1864-1941

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Robert A. Millikan
The Autobiography of Robert A. Millikan

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Henry Morgenthau III
Mostly Morgenthaus: A Family History

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Bruce Allen Murphy
The Brandeis-Frankfurter Connection: The Secret Political Activities of Two Supreme Court Justices

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Steven Neuse
David E. Lilienthal: The Journey of an American Liberal

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Sheldon Novick
Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes

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John Kennedy Ohl
Supplying the Troops: General Somervell and American Logistics in World War II

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Paul Ornstein
Looking Back: Memoir of a Psychoanalyst

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Richard Overy
The Air War, 1939-1945

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Tina Packer
The Shakespeare & Company Actor Training Experience

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Yoel Palgi
Into the Inferno: The Memoir of a Jewish Paratrooper behind Nazi Lines

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Joseph E. Persico
Edward R. Murrow: An American Original

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Frederik Philips
45 Years with Philips: An Industrialist’s Life

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Forrest C. Pogue
George C. Marshall: Education of a General, 1880-1939
George C. Marshall: Ordeal and Hope, 1939-1942
George C. Marshall: Organizer of Victory, 1943-1945
George C. Marshall: Statesman, 1945-1959

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Susan Quinn
A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen Horney
Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times
Marie Curie: A Life

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Santha Rama Rau
East of Home

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Gus Rancatore
Ice Cream Man: 25 Years at Toscanini's in Cambridge, Mass

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Patricia Rife
Lise Meitner and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

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John Rigden
Rabi: Scientist & Citizen

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Michael Riordan
The Hunting of the Quark: A True Story of Modern Physics

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Harlow Robinson
Sergei Prokofiev: A Biography

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Theodore Ropp
War in the Modern World

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Junius Irving Scales and
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Richard Nickson
Cause at Heart: A Former Communist Remembers

William Schack
Art and Argyrol: The Life and Career of Dr. Albert C. Barnes

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Anne Gruner Schlumberger
The Schlumberger Adventure

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Vlasta Schönová
Acting in Terezín

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David Schoenbrun
Soldiers of the Night: The Story of the French Resistance

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Claudio Segrè
Atoms, Bombs and Eskimo Kisses: A Memoir of Father and Son

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Emilio Segrè
A Mind Always in Motion: The Autobiography of Emilio Segrè
Enrico Fermi, Physicist

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Leo Spitzer
Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism

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Mark Stoler
George C. Marshall: Soldier-Statesman of the American Century

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Dietrich Stoltzenberg
Fritz Haber: Chemist, Nobel Laureate, German, Jew

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Susan Rubin Suleiman
Budapest Diary: In Search of the Motherbook

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Joan Templeton
Ibsen’s Women

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Dorothy Thompson
Listen, Hans

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Nikolaas Tinbergen
The Study of Instinct

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Melvin Urofsky
American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust

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Claudine Vegh
I Didn’t Say Goodbye

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Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave and
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John Cullen
Villard: The Life and Times of an American Titan

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Judith Wallerstein and
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Sandra Blakeslee
The Good Marriage: How and Why Love Lasts

Fredric Warburg
All Authors Are Equal
An Occupation For Gentlemen

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T. H. Watkins
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952

Joseph Wechsberg
The Vienna I Knew: Memories of a European Childhood

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Russell F. Weigley
Eisenhower’s Lieutenants: The Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-1945

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Benno Weiser Varon
Professions of a Lucky Jew

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Victor Weisskopf
The Joy of Insight: Passions of a Physicist

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Chaim Weizmann
Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann

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Vera Weizmann
The Impossible Takes Longer

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Richard Willstätter
From My Life: The Memoirs of Richard Willstätter

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Nelly Wilson
Bernard-Lazare: Antisemitism and the problem of Jewish identity in late nineteenth-century France

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George Wise
Willis R. Whitney, General Electric and the Origins of U.S. Industrial Research

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Robert S. Wistrich
The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph

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Linnie Marsh Wolfe
Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir

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Charlotte Wolff
Hindsight: An Autobiography

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Helen Wright
Explorer of the Universe: A Biography of George Ellery Hale

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David Wyman
Paper Walls: America and the Refugee Crisis, 1938-1941
The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945

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Hiltgunt Zassenhaus
Walls: Resisting the Third Reich — One Woman’s Story

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Zbyněk Zeman
The Masaryks: The Making of Czechoslovakia

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Walter Ziffer
Confronting the Silence: A Holocaust Survivor’s Search for God

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Susan Zuccotti
The Holocaust, the French, and the Jews

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Friderike Zweig
Married to Stefan Zweig

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Stefan Zweig
Adepts in Self-Portraiture: Casanova, Stendhal, Tolstoy
Amerigo: A Comedy of Errors in History
Dostoevsky by Zweig
Erasmus of Rotterdam
Freud by Zweig
Joseph Fouché: Portrait of a Politician
Magellan: Conqueror of the Seas
Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman
Mary Stuart
Mental Healers: Franz Anton Mesmer, Mary Baker Eddy, Sigmund Freud
The Right to Heresy: Castellio Against Calvin
The Struggle with the Daemon: Hölderlin, Kleist, Nietzsche
The World of Yesterday
Three Masters: Balzac, Dickens, Dostoevsky