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Model Girl

by Jean Dawnay

The autobiography of Jean Dawnay


Rise: How a House Built a Family

by Cara Brookins

If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you'll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the unthinkable.

After escaping an abusive marriage,...


The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret

by Catherine Hewitt

The Mistress of Paris, a fantastically readable biography of a nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan who harbored an incredible secret

Comtesse Valtesse de la Bigne was painted by Édouard Manet and inspired...


The Cancer Whisperer: Finding Courage, Direction, and The Unlikely Gifts of Cancer

by Sophie Sabbage

The self-published sensation and UK bestseller that has helped thousands touched by cancer.

“I have cancer. Cancer does not have me.”

Sophie Sabbage was forty-eight years old, happily married, and mother...


Hamza Abdullah: Come Follow Me: A Memoir. The NFL. A Transition. A Challenge. A Change.

by Hamza Abdullah, Jamilah El-Amin & Baiyinah Siddeeq

“F--k you NFL.” That was the first of 50 tweets Hamza Abdullah directed to the NFL on October 31, 2013. What led the normally calm and levelheaded athlete to tweet a diatribe of expletives directed at his...


Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation

by Alan Burdick

“Erudite and informative, a joy with many small treasures.” —Science

“Time” is the most commonly used noun in the English language; it’s always on our minds and it advances through every living moment....


Only One Year

by Svetlana Alliluyeva

After the success of her New York Times-bestselling childhood memoir Twenty Letters to a Friend, Josef Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva—subject of Rosemary Sullivan’s critically acclaimed biography...


Lara

by Anna Pasternak

The heartbreaking story of the love affair between Boris Pasternak, the author of Doctor Zhivago, and Olga Ivinskaya—the true tragedy behind the timeless classic

When Stalin came into power in 1924, the Communist...


The Spider and the Fly

by Claudia Rowe

“Extraordinarily suspenseful and truly gut-wrenching. . . . A must-read.”Gillian Flynn, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Gone Girl

In this superb work of literary true crime—a spellbinding...


You Carried Me: A Daughter's Memoir

by Melissa Ohden

Melissa Ohden is fourteen when she learns she is only alive because she was rescued after a botched abortion. In this intimate memoir she details for the first time her search for her parents, and her own journey...


The Pink Mile: Breast Cancer Victims Syndrome

by Ben Jr. Davis

A personal journey from the spouse who documented the trauma and the never before exposed or told about the severe side effects from post-op breast cancer recovery process. 

A true ongoing tragedy that will...


Caesar Kleberg and the King Ranch

by Duane M. Leach

In this tribute to a pioneer conservationist, Duane M. Leach celebrates the life of an exceptional ranch manager on a legendary Texas ranch, a visionary for wildlife and modern ranch management, and an extraordinarily...


The Boys of The Pines: A True Story

by Friends of Brian Foley

Brian Foley and his friends grew up at a time when political correctnes was not something to be concerned about and helicopter parents were unheard of.  On the grounds of The Pines, a nursing home for the old...


Roles and Missions

by General Merrill A. McPeak

ROLES AND MISSIONS is the final installment of the most comprehensive memoir ever produced by one of America’s service chiefs, offering deep insights into what it takes to get the job then, how to do it, once...


Shot Down: The Secret Diary of One POW's Long March to Freedom

by Alex Kerr

Alex Kerr's Wellington, a twin-engine bomber, was shot down over Germany in 1941. At first hospitalised with hopes of repatriation, he unexpectedly found himself a prisoner in a German POW camp. Throughout those...


Oscar Wilde's Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy, and the Most Outrageous Trial of the Century

by Philip Hoare

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year that Sir Ian McKellen called “a shocking tale of heroes and villains—illuminating and upsetting in equal measure.”

The first production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé...


My Dream Hunt in Alaska: With God on the Adventure of a Lifetime

by Steve Chapman

Join the hunt with Steve as he recounts his thrilling adventure, starting with the birth of his dream as a young boy and culminating with his heart-stopping encounter with an impressive thousand-pound, nine-foot...


Is Anything Happening?

by Robin Lustig

In the days before mobile phones, the internet and 24-hour news channels, the easiest way for a British foreign correspondent to find out what was going on in the world was to phone the local office of Reuters...


Rowing for My Life: Two Oceans, Two Lives, One Journey

by Kathleen Saville

In the tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, one's woman's transformational journey rowing across the savage sea—twice.

Just out of college, newly wed, and set up with her husband Curt in a small town in New York,...


My Life, My Love, My Legacy

by Coretta Scott King & Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

The Washington Post’s Books to Read in 2017

The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

USA Today, “New and Noteworthy”

"This book is distinctly Coretta's story . . . particularly absorbing. . . generous,...