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The Penn Press list for fall 2017 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

 

Complete Catalog: Biography, Autobiography

Titles from the Penn Press catalog, grouped by subject.

Alter, Gandhi's Body: Sex, Diet, and the Politics of Nationalism (hc 2000, eb 2011)

Armstrong/Biggs, Organs for America: The Life and Work of David Tannenberg (hc 1968, eb 2016)

Arner, Dobson's "Encyclopaedia": The Publisher, Text, and Publication of America's First Britannica, 1789-1803 (hc 1991, eb 2016)

Auerbach, Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress (hc 1999, pb 2002)

Bacon, Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury (hc 1987, eb 2016)

Baer, The Heart Is Like Heaven: The Life of Lydia Maria Child (hc 1964, eb 2016)

Baker, Henry Wheaton, 1785-1848 (hc 1937, eb 2017)

Barroll, Anna of Denmark, Queen of England: A Cultural Biography (hc 2000)

Becker/Betancourt, Richard Berry Seager: Archaeologist and Proper Gentleman (hc 1997)

BeDuhn, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 1: Conversion and Apostasy, 373-388 C.E. (hc 2009, eb 2012)

BeDuhn, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 2: Making a "Catholic" Self, 388-401 C.E. (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Bell, John Morgan: Continental Doctor (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Bennett, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (hc 1939, eb 2017)

Bernstein, Philosophical Profiles: Essays in a Pragmatic Mode (pb 1986, eb 2015)

Biddle/Lowrie, Notable Women of Pennsylvania (hc 1942, eb 2016)

Blake, Benjamin Waterhouse and the Introduction of Vaccination: A Reappraisal (hc 1957, eb 2016)

Blakely/Cisneros, My Storm: Managing the Recovery of New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina (hc 2011, eb 2012)

Blum, W. E. B. Du Bois, American Prophet (hc 2007, pb 2009, eb 2013)

Blumenfeld-Kosinski, The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints (hc 2015, pb Dec 2017, eb 2015)

Body/Simon, Memoirs of a Man's Maiden Years (pb 2009)

Boehlke, Pierre de Thomas: Scholar, Diplomat, and Crusader (hc 1966, eb 2016)

Boyer Lewis, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte: An American Aristocrat in the Early Republic (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Bradley, George Henry Boker: Poet and Patriot (hc 1927, eb 2017)

Bradley, Simon Cameron, Lincoln's Secretary of War: A Political Biography (hc 1966, eb 2017)

Brandt/Last, In Exile: Essays, Reflections, and Letters, 1933-1947 (hc 1971, eb 2016)

Bridges, Iron Millionaire: Life of Charlemagne Tower (hc 1952, eb 2017)

Brigance, Jeremiah Sullivan Black: A Defender of the Constitution and the Ten Commandments (hc 1934, eb 2017)

Brown, The Education of Jane Addams (hc 2003, pb 2007)

Brownley, Clarendon and the Rhetoric of Historical Form (hc 1985, eb 2016)

Chester, Hugh Latimer: Apostle to the English (hc 1954, eb 2017)

Cheyney/Nichols, Memorial: Herman Vandenburg Ames (hc 1936, eb 2017)

Chon/Thet, Behind the Killing Fields: A Khmer Rouge Leader and One of His Victims (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Clark, Elisabeth of Schönau: A Twelfth-Century Visionary (hc 1992, eb 2016)

Comfort, William Penn, 1644-1718: A Tercentenary Estimate (hc 1944, eb 2016)

Contosta/Baltzell, A Philadelphia Family: The Houstons and Woodwards of Chestnut Hill (pb 1992)

Corner, The Seven Ages of a Medical Scientist: An Autobiography (hc 1981, eb 2017)

Crane, The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker: The Life Cycle of an Eighteenth-Century Woman, Abridged Edition (pb 2010, eb 2011)

Cummings, Richard Peters: Provincial Secretary and Cleric, 1704-1776 (hc 1944, eb 2016)

Danielson, American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century (hc 2014, eb 2014)

David, Fanny Kemble: A Performed Life (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Davies/Purdum, China Hand: An Autobiography (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Davis, Thomas Percy: A Scholar-Cleric in the Age of Johnson (hc 1989, eb 2016)

Dellamora, Radclyffe Hall: A Life in the Writing (hc 2011, eb 2011)

Diaz/Bloomberg, Miami Transformed: Rebuilding America One Neighborhood, One City at a Time (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Donovan, Pelagius and the Fifth Crusade (hc 1950, eb 2016)

Dreiser/Riggio, Dreiser's Russian Diary (hc 1996, eb 2015)

Dudden, Woodrow Wilson and the World of Today (hc 1957, eb 2016)

Earnest, John and William Bartram: Botanists and Explorers, 1699-1777, 1739-1823 (hc 1940, eb 2017)

Elias/Bradley, Letters of Theodore Dreiser, Volume 2: A Selection (hc 1959, eb 2016)

Emerson, Mark Twain, A Literary Life (hc 1999, eb 2017)

Emery, Arthur Murphy: An Eminent English Dramatist of the Eighteenth Century (hc 1946, eb 2016)

Fairbank/Spence, Liang and Lin: Partners in Exploring China's Architectural Past (pb 2009)

Fedotoff White, Survival Through War and Revolution in Russia (hc 1939, eb 2017)

Ferguson/Stair, Arctic Harpooner: A Voyage on the Schooner Abbie Bradford, 1878-1879 (hc 1936, eb 2017)

Ferguson/Stair, Harpooner: A Four-Year Voyage on the Barque Kathleen, 1880-1884 (hc 1936, eb 2017)

Fleming, John William Draper and the Religion of Science (hc 1950, eb 2016)

Ford/Cope, David Rittenhouse: Astronomer-Patriot, 1732-1796 (hc 1946, eb 2017)

Franklin/Conn, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Penn Reading Project Edition (pb 2005, eb 2010)

Galperin, The Historical Austen (pb 2005, eb 2013)

Gapp, George Gissing, Classicist (hc 1936, eb 2017)

Gaul/Eiseman, John Alfred Brashear: Scientist and Humanitarian, 1840-1920 (hc 1940, eb 2016)

Gegenheimer, William Smith: Educator and Churchman, 1727-1803 (hc 1943, eb 2017)

Gilchrist, William Strickland: Architect and Engineer, 1788-1854 (hc 1950, eb 2017)

Goodman, The Ingenious Dr. Franklin: Selected Scientific Letters of Benjamin Franklin (pb 1974, eb 2011)

Griffin, Henry Blake Fuller: A Critical Biography (hc 1939, eb 2017)

Griffin, Frank R. Stockton: A Critical Biography (hc 1929, eb 2017)

Gunn, Autobiography: Toward a Poetics of Experience (hc 1982, eb 2017)

Halbeisen, Harriet Prescott Spofford: A Romantic Survival (hc 1935, eb 2017)

Halprin/Olin, A Life Spent Changing Places (hc 2011)

Hancock/Jaquette, South After Gettysburg: Letters of Cornelia Hancock from the Army of the Potomac, 1863-1865 (hc 1937, eb 2017)

Harbage, Thomas Killigrew: Cavalier Dramatist, 1612-83 (hc 1930, eb 2017)

Harder, Daniel Drawbaugh: The Edison of the Cumberland Valley (hc 1960, eb 2017)

Hardwick, Mall Maker: Victor Gruen, Architect of an American Dream (pb 2010, eb 2015)

Hardy, The World of Surgery, 1945-1985: Memoirs of One Participant (hc 1986, eb 2017)

Harnwell, Educational Voyaging in Iran (hc 1962, eb 2017)

Harnwell, Russian Diary (hc 1960, eb 2017)

Harrington, Fighting Politician: Major General N. P. Banks (hc 1948, eb 2016)

Heller/Garvin, Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics, and the Building of Modern Philadelphia (hc 2013, pb 2016, eb 2013)

Hough/Athearn, Soldier in the West: The Civil War Letters of Alfred Lacey Hough (hc 1957, eb 2017)

Hudson/Schif, Richard, Myrtle, and I (hc 1962, eb 2016)

Irvin-Erickson, Raphaël Lemkin and the Concept of Genocide (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Jackson, From Civil Rights to Human Rights: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Struggle for Economic Justice (hc 2006, pb 2009, eb 2013)

Jackson, Let This Voice Be Heard: Anthony Benezet, Father of Atlantic Abolitionism (hc 2009, pb 2010, eb 2010)

Jefferson/Ford, The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790 (pb 2005, eb 2011)

Johnson, Under Quaker Appointment: The Life of Jane P. Rushmore (hc 1953, eb 2016)

Justice, Adam Usk's Secret (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Kafer, Charles Brockden Brown's Revolution and the Birth of American Gothic (hc 2004)

Kaldellis, Procopius of Caesarea: Tyranny, History, and Philosophy at the End of Antiquity (hc 2004, eb 2012)

Kaser, Joseph Charles: Printer in the Western Country (hc 1963, eb 2017)

Kaser, Messrs. Carey and Lea of Philadelphia: A Study in the History of the Booktrade (hc 1957, eb 2016)

Kern, Constance Fenimore Woolson: Literary Pioneer (hc 1934, eb 2016)

Klein, Portrait of an Early American Family: The Shippens of Pennsylvania Across Five Generations (hc 1975, eb 2016)

Klein, Johann Conrad Beissel: Mystic and Martinet, 1690-1768 (hc 1942, eb 2016)

Konkle, Benjamin Chew, 1722-1810: Head of the Pennsylvania Judiciary System Under Colony and Commonwealth (hc 1932, eb 2016)

Konkle, Thomas Willing and the First American Financial System (hc 1937, Paper2016)

Kuklick, Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine (hc 2008, eb 2011)

Lemay, The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1: Journalist, 1706-1730 (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Lemay, The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 2: Printer and Publisher, 1730-1747 (hc 2005, eb 2013)

Lemay, The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3: Soldier, Scientist, and Politician, 1748-1757 (hc 2008, eb 2014)

Lewis, The Romantic Decatur (hc 1937, eb 2016)

Lingelbach, Edward Potts Cheyney: Portrait of an Historian (hc 1935, eb 2016)

Liss, Isabel the Queen: Life and Times, 2/e (pb 2004, eb 2015)

Lochrie, Margery Kempe and Translations of the Flesh (pb 1994, eb 2012)

Long, O. Henry: The Man and His Work (hc 1949, eb 2017)

Longaker, Contemporary Biography (hc 1934, eb 2016)

Longaker, English Biography in the Eighteenth Century (hc 1931, eb 2016)

Longaker, Ernest Dowson, 3/e (hc 1967, eb 2016)

Low/Haney, Gold Rush by Sea (hc 1941, eb 2016)

Luyben, James Bridie: Clown and Philosopher (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Mackey, Kierkegaard: A Kind of Poet (hc 1971, eb 2016)

Marburg, Mr. Pepys and Mr. Evelyn (hc 1935, eb 2016)

Marshall/Smith, Supreme Justice: Speeches and Writings (hc 2002)

McHugh, Love and Honor in the Himalayas: Coming To Know Another Culture (pb 2001, eb 2011)

McMahon/Schriver, To Read My Heart: The Journal of Rachel Van Dyke, 1810-1811 (hc 2000, eb 2015)

McNeil/Higginbotham, Groundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights (pb 1984, eb 2011)

Merwick, Stuyvesant Bound: An Essay on Loss Across Time (hc 2013, eb 2013)

Metzger, Reagan: American Icon (pb 1989)

Miller, Billy Graham and the Rise of the Republican South (hc 2009, pb 2011, eb 2011)

Mohr, Thomas Henry Burrowes, 1805-1871 (hc 1946, eb 2016)

Montgomery, Brothers, Sing On!: My Half-Century Around the World with the Penn Glee Club (hc 2005, eb 2016)

Musser, James Nelson Barker, 1784-1858: With a Reprint of His Comedy "Tears and Smiles" (hc 1929, eb 2017)

Nash, Warner Mifflin: Unflinching Quaker Abolitionist (hc Oct 2017, eb Oct 2017)

Nathanson, God Almighty Hisself: The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen (hc 2016, eb 2016)

Neel, Phineas Bond: A Study in Anglo-American Relations, 1786-1812 (hc 1968, eb 2016)

Negus, E. T. A. Hoffmann's Other World: The Romantic Author and His "New Mythology" (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Neighbour, The Mother of Mohammed: An Australian Woman's Extraordinary Journey into Jihad (pb 2010)

Nobles, John James Audubon: The Nature of the American Woodsman (hc 2017, eb 2017)

Nulle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle: His Early Political Career,1693-1724 (hc 1931, eb 2016)

O'Neill, Biography by Americans, 1658-1936: A Subject Bibliography (hc 1939, eb 2016)

Oberg, Professional Indian: The American Odyssey of Eleazer Williams (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Odgers, Alexander Dallas Bache: Scientist and Educator, 1806-1867 (hc 1947, eb 2016)

Oeste, John Randolph Clay: America's First Career Diplomat (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Pancoast/Hannum, A Quaker Forty-Niner: The Adventures of Charles Edward Pancoast on the American Frontier (hc 1930, eb 2016)

Peckham, Josiah Gilbert Holland in Relation to His Times (hc 1940, eb 2016)

Pepper, In the Senate (hc 1930, eb 2016)

Plank, John Woolman's Path to the Peaceable Kingdom: A Quaker in the British Empire (hc 2012, eb 2012)

Poirier/Balinski, Lavoisier: Chemist, Biologist, Economist (pb 1998)

Powell, Albertanus of Brescia: The Pursuit of Happiness in the Early Thirteenth Century (hc 1992, eb 2016)

Powell, Richard Rush: Republican Diplomat, 1780-1859 (hc 1942, eb 2016)

Powers, Zayd (hc 2014, eb 2014)

Pryor, Clara Barton, Professional Angel (pb 1988, eb 2011)

Ragionieri, Michelangelo: The Man and the Myth (hc 2008, pb 2008)

Robinson, Jessie Taft, Therapist and Social Work Educator: A Professional Biography (hc 1962, eb 2016)

Rollins, The Long Journey of Noah Webster (hc 1980, eb 2016)

Romaine-Davis, John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine (hc 1992, eb 2016)

Rosner, The Most Beautiful Man in Existence: The Scandalous Life of Alexander Lesassier (hc 1999, eb 2013)

Rotha/Ruby, Robert J. Flaherty: A Biography (hc 1983, eb 2015)

Rottenberg, The Man Who Made Wall Street: Anthony J. Drexel and the Rise of Modern Finance (pb 2006)

Rowley, J. Russell Smith: Geographer, Educator, and Conservationist (hc 1964, eb 2016)

Rudwick/Harlan, W. E. B. Du Bois: Propagandist of the Negro Protest, 2/e (hc 1968, eb 2017)

Ryden, Letters to and from Caesar Rodney, 1756-1784: Member of the Stamp Act Congress and the First and Second Continental Congresses; Speaker of the Delaware Colonial Assembly (hc 1933, eb 2017)

Schelling, Shakespeare Biography and Other Papers, Chiefly Elizabethan (hc 1937, eb 2016)

Schoolcraft, Romain Gary: The Man Who Sold His Shadow (hc 2002, eb 2012)

Schroeder, Monastic Bodies: Discipline and Salvation in Shenoute of Atripe (hc 2007, eb 2013)

Scruggs/VanDemarr, Jean Toomer and the Terrors of American History (hc 1998, eb 2016)

Seigel, Between Cultures: Europe and Its Others in Five Exemplary Lives (hc 2015, eb 2015)

Shapira/Abel, Yigal Allon, Native Son: A Biography (hc 2007, eb 2015)

Skemp, First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence (pb 2013, eb 2011)

Skinner/Skinner, One Man in His Time: The Adventures of H. Watkins, Strolling Player, 1845-1863, from His Journal (hc 1938, eb 2016)

Slaughter, The Natures of John and William Bartram (pb 2005)

Spell, The Life and Works of José Joaquin Fernández de Lizardi (hc 1931, eb 2017)

Spencer, In the Crossfire: Marcus Foster and the Troubled History of American School Reform (hc 2012, pb 2014, eb 2012)

Stokes, Agnes Repplier: Lady of Letters (hc 1949, eb 2016)

Stone, Autobiographical Occasions and Original Acts: Versions of American Identity From Henry Adams to Nate Shaw (pb 1982)

Stoudt/Tillich, Sunrise to Eternity: A Study in Jacob Boehme's Life and Thought (hc 1957, eb 2017)

Stroud, The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon's Brother Joseph (hc 2005, eb 2014)

Symonds/Gilbert, The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti (hc 2002)

Tagg, Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia "Aurora" (hc 1991, eb 2016)

Thomas, The Man Who Would Be Perfect: John Humphrey Noyes and the Utopian Impulse (hc 1977, eb 2016)

Thomas, Partners of the Heart: Vivien Thomas and His Work with Alfred Blalock (pb 1998)

Timoney/Wolfe, Beat Cop to Top Cop: A Tale of Three Cities (hc 2010, eb 2011)

Tinkcom, John White Geary: Soldier-Statesman, 1819-1873 (hc 1940, eb 2016)

Tomes, The Art of Asylum-Keeping: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Origins of American Psychiatry (hc 1994, eb 2016)

Traubel/Bradley, With Walt Whitman in Camden: January 21 to April 7, 1889 (hc 1953, eb 2016)

Trix, The Sufi Journey of Baba Rexheb (hc 2009, eb 2011)

Tugwell/Keyserling, To the Lesser Heights of Morningside: A Memoir (hc 1982, eb 2016)

Van Deusen, Horace Greeley: Nineteenth-Century Crusader (hc 1953, eb 2017)

Ver Steeg, Robert Morris: Revolutionary Financier, with an Analysis of His Earlier Career (hc 1954, eb 2017)

Wallace, The Muhlenbergs of Pennsylvania (hc 1950, eb 2016)

Walters, Alexander James Dallas: Lawyer, Politician, Financier, 1759-1817 (hc 1943, eb 2017)

Westheimer, Musically Speaking: A Life Through Song (hc 2003, eb 2013)

Westlake/Albrecht, Marian Anderson: A Catalog of the Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Library (hc 1981, eb 2016)

Weygandt, The Red Hills: A Record of Good Days Outdoors and In, with Things Pennsylvania Dutch (hc 1929, eb 2016)

Wildes, Voice of the Lord: A Biography of George Fox (hc 1965, eb 2016)

Winkelman, John G. Johnson: Lawyer and Art Collector, 1841-1917 (hc 1942, eb 2016)

Woods/Rogers, Tales from Inside the Iron Lung (And How I Got Out of It) (hc 1994, eb 2016)

Wright, Horatio Greenough: The First American Sculptor (hc 1963, eb 2016)

Wu/Johnson, Railroad Valuation and Fair Return: A Study of the Basis, Rate, and Related Problems of Fair Return for American Railroads (hc 1930, eb 2016)

Zadoff/Geyer, Werner Scholem: A German Life (hc Dec 2017, eb Dec 2017)

Zimmerman, Henry Purcell: His Life and Times (hc 1983, eb 2016)

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