biography

Featured Non-Fiction, 11/11

Lamy of Santa Fe is the biography of Jean Baptiste Lamy, the first Archbishop of Santa Fe and the inspiration for the protagonist of Willa Cather’s seminal novel Death Comes for the Archbishop. Coming from humble circumstances in rural Auvergne, France, he became a missionary priest in Ohio before Read more

Featured Non-Fiction, 11/4

The Eagle is the memoir/autobiography of Gen. Antonio L√≥pez de Santa Anna, sometime President and Dictator of Mexico. Originally written in his final exile in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the 1870s, the 1966 English edition was its first real time in print. If you’ve ever wanted to enter into Read more