Fall 2016 catalog cover

In addition to the new hardcover and ebook releases, the Penn Press fall 2016 list includes many first-time paperbacks, among them books by Maurizio Albahari, Elisheva Baumgarten, Doron Ben-Atar and Richard Brown, George Demacopoulos, Lynne Enterline, Kathleen Donegan, Daniel Richter, and E. R. Truitt.


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)

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

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

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

Baker, Henry Wheaton, 1785-1848 (eb Jun 2016)

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)

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

Blake, Benjamin Waterhouse and the Introduction of Vaccination: A Reappraisal (eb Jun 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, eb 2015)

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

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

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

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 (eb Jun 2016)

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

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

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 (eb Jun 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)

Drabkin, Thudichum: Chemist of the Brain (eb Jun 2016)

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

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

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

Ford/Weekley, Edward Hicks, Painter of the Peaceable Kingdom (eb Jun 2016)

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

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

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

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

Harbage, Sir William Davenant: Poet Venturer, 1606-1668 (eb Jun 2016)

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

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

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

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)

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

Lemay, Ebenezer Kinnersley: Franklin's Friend (eb Jun 2016)

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)

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)

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)

Mickle/Mackey, A Gentleman of Much Promise: The Diary of Isaac Mickle, 1837-1845 (eb Jun 2016)

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

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

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

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

Nixon, James Burd: Frontier Defender, 1726-1793 (eb Jun 2016)

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

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 (eb Jun 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)

Reid, Skipper from Leith: The History of Robert Barton of Over Barnton (eb Jun 2016)

Romaine-Davis, John Gibbon and His Heart-Lung Machine (eb Jun 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)

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 (eb Jun 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)

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

Villarejo, Dr. Kane's Voyage to the Polar Lands (eb Jun 2016)

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

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