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Command Missions

by Lucian K. Truscott

Command Missions is a fascinating account of Truscott’s journey through the Second World War, in which he recounts his fellow soldiers’ exploits, the co-operation and at times tense relationships between...

The Mongols

by Jeremiah Curtin

The Mongols erupted out of Central Asia in 1206 and soon controlled an empire stretching from Poland to Korea; although remembered as a destructive force, they united a great part of the world under one rule,...

Condition Red

by Frederick J. Bell

“Condition Red” was an expression that we used to indicate the imminence of any type of engagement. Aboard the G it was a colloquialism that served to express the conviction that the next few hours or days...

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris

by Benjamin Harris

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris is a memoir published in 1848 of the experiences of an enlisted soldier in the 95th Regiment of Foot in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars. The eponymous soldier...

Why Bowie Matters

by Will Brooker

A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life’s work and...

The Lost Ones: A family torn apart and abused in Catholic orphanages

by Kathleen O’Shea

Previously published as Little Drifters.

The harrowing true story of a travelling Irish family bonded by love, broken apart by life, and then betrayed by their carers in a cruel convent in Ireland.

‘For those...

The Holy Thief

by Rabbi Mark Borovitz & Alan Eisenstock

Mark Borovitz was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief, and a drunk. He's seen it all. In this inspiring memoir, he takes you on a journey from the streets to discovering his soul in a prison cell.


Kindness and Wonder

by Gavin Edwards

A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times.

Won’t you...

You Are Worth It

by Kyle Carpenter & Don Yaeger

From the youngest living recipient of the Medal of Honor, an extraordinary inspirational memoir that will change the life of every reader. 

“Kyle displayed a heroism in the blink of an eye that will inspire...

The Contender

by William J. Mann

The award-winning film biographer presents a deeply-textured, ambitious, and definitive portrait of the greatest movie actor of the twentieth century, the elusive Marlon Brando, bringing his extraordinarily...

Open Season

by Ben Crump

The president of the National Bar Association and one of the most distinguished civil rights attorneys working today reflects on the landmark cases he has battled—including representing Trayvon Martin’s...

Victor Hugo: His Life and Works

by G. Barnett Smith

This book treats of the life and works of Victor Hugo, the great poet and writer.

The writings of Victor Hugo are so varied and multifarious, and many of them are so well known to English readers, that I have...

Injichaag: My Soul in Story

by Rene Meshake & Kim Anderson

This book shares the life story of Anishinaabe artist Rene Meshake in stories, poetry, and Anishinaabemowin “word bundles” that serve as a dictionary of Ojibwe poetics. Meshake was born in the railway town...

Battle for the Solomons

by Ira Wolfert

Battle for the Solomons is Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Ira Wolfert's dazzling account of the fierce land, sea, and air fighting in the Solomon Islands during 1942. Wolfert was in the thick of it, facing...

Saint Padre Pio

by Renzo Allegri

“Padre Pio was and is a man of hope. Throughout his life, in the midst of the most difficult trials, he always looked to the future with a spirit of optimism, faith, and love.”


Canonized on June 16, 2002,...

Up from Slavery

by Booker T. Washington

This volume is the outgrowth of a series of articles, dealing with incidents in my life, which were published consecutively in the Outlook. While they were appearing in that magazine I was constantly surprised...

Angry Queer Somali Boy

by Mohamed Abdulkarim Ali

“A tour de force.” —Omayra Issa, Radio-Canada Kidnapped by his father on the eve of Somalia’s societal implosion, Mohamed Ali was taken first to the Netherlands by his stepmother, and then later on to...

Gioachino Rossini From Pesaro around Europe

by Giancarlo Rossini

Gioachino Rossini From Pesaro Around Europe, is an idea of a book taken from a previous work by H. SUTHERLAND EDWARDS published for the first time in 1869 and deals with the life of Rossini from birth and creative...

Stealing Green Mangoes

by Sunil Dutta

A memoir—written in the wake of a cancer diagnosis—that zeroes in on the crux between two brothers: one who became an LAPD officer, and the other a terrorist

Sunil Dutta is a twenty-year veteran of the LAPD....

Kisah Hikayat Tongkat Nabi Musa AS Melawan Tongkat Penyihir Firaun Edisi Bahasa Inggris Ultimate Version

by Jannah Firdaus Mediapro

Kisah Hikayat Tongkat Nabi Musa AS Melawan Tongkat Para Penyihir Firaun Dalam Bahasa Inggris Bersumberkan Dari Kitab Suci Al-Quran, Al-Hadist Dan Tulisan Para Ulama Saleh Ultimate Version.

And We inspired Musa...