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Prieto

by Henry B. Lovejoy

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yoruba people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic slave trade....


Her Dirty Little Secret: Her Dirty Little Secret / The Marriage Clause (Dirty Sexy Rich) (Mills & Boon Dare)

by Jc Harroway & Alexx Andria

Her Dirty Little Secret by JC Harroway

The #1 rule for secret flings:

All kissing, no telling!

Nothing satisfies billionaire Jack Demont more than keeping socialite Harley Jacob from what she wants. After...


Deep Water Dream

by Gretchen Roedde

A hopeful memoir that shares the author’s voyage of discovery as a mother, wife, and physician in underserved communities in northern Ontario.

In underserved areas, the communities themselves are one of the...


Charles Austin Beard

by Richard Drake

Richard Drake presents a new interpretation of Charles Austin Beard’s life and work. The foremost American historian and a leading public intellectual in the first half of the twentieth century, Beard participated...


Messi vs Ronaldo- 2019 Updated Edition

by Luca Caioli

For years, the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has defined top-level European football. At its heart: a personal battle – Messi vs Ronaldo. Since they were first pitted against each other in 2007,...


Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation)

by Adolf Hitler

Hitler's Mein Kampf combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of his political ideology. Hitler began the book while imprisoned for "political crimes" after his failed government take-over. Though...


Unpresidented

by Martha Brockenbrough

A riveting, meticulously researched, and provocative biography of Donald J. Trump from the author of Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary.

Born into a family of privilege and wealth, he was sent to military school...


Revolutionary Threads

by Bobby Sullivan

  • Bobby Sullivan is one of the cofounders of Akashic Books.

  • Sullivan toured throughout North America and Europe in the 1980s as the frontman of Soulside (which also features Akashic publisher Johnny Temple on bass)....

  • The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

    by Solomon Maimon, Paul Reitter, Abraham Socher & Yitzhak Y. Melamed et al.

    The first complete and annotated English translation of Maimon’s influential and delightfully entertaining memoir

    Solomon Maimon's autobiography has delighted readers for more than two hundred years, from Goethe,...


    All That Heaven Allows

    by Mark Griffin

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

    The definitive biography of the deeply complex and widely misunderstood matinee idol of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

    Devastatingly handsome, broad-shouldered and clean-cut, Rock...


    The Dean

    by John David Dingell & David Bender

    John David Dingell, the longest serving United States’ Congressman in history, and one of the House's most powerful chairmen, offers a unique, unforgettable, and refreshingly candid behind-the-scenes account...


    Flying Past

    by Mike Brooke

    Following the first four books describing his long career as a military pilot Mike Brooke completes the story with more tales of flying at airshows during the 1980s and 1990s. He also gives the reader a fascinating...


    Roads From the Ashes

    by Megan Edwards

    When a wildfire destroyed her home and worldly possessions in the hills above Los Angeles, it didn’t take Megan Edwards long to recognize an opportunity. It took her husband a little longer (“Give me five...


    Anna of the five Towns

    by Arnold Bennett

    What would you do if your money-grubbing father decided to marry you off to someone you loathed, against your express wishes? That's precisely the dilemma facing virtuous Anna Tellwright in Arnold Bennett's...


    Caesar Borgia

    by John Garner

    With the passing of the “great man theory,” biography and history have become completely separated, and a personality such as Caesar Borgia is interesting now chiefly as a product of the egoism of the age....


    The Life and Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

    by George Long

    This book deals with the works and the life of the great emperor and stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelus. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors of Roman Empire. He is known as one of the most important Stoic...


    Vincent van Gogh

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Vincent van Gogh in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch...


    Michelangelo

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Michelangelo in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Michelangelo is one of the most influential...


    Tito

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Josip Broz Tito in next to no time with this concise guide.

    50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Josip...


    Leonardo da Vinci

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Leonardo da Vinci was an artist,...