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Three Great Epoch-Makers in Music

by Edward Farnsworth

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Frederic Chopin
  • Richard Strauss And The Art Of Sound


Bearing in mind Emerson's saying that every action admits of being outdone, and around every circle another may be drawn, we...

Queen Victoria: Twenty-Four Days That Changed Her Life

by Lucy Worsley

The story of the queen who defied convention and defined an era

A passionate princess, an astute and clever queen, and a cunning widow, Victoria played many roles throughout her life. In Queen Victoria: Twenty-Four...

Hitler's Pawn

by Stephen Koch

  • Herschel’s story is not really about another victim among six million victims. It’s about a naïve but intense kid suddenly trapped in the spotlight of world politics, and moreover world politics on the...

  • Monty Python Speaks, Revised and Updated Edition

    by David Morgan & John Oliver

    With a Foreword by John Oliver, host of Last Week Tonight

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its BBC debut, a revised and updated edition of the complete oral history of Monty Python—an insightful, in-depth...

    Out of the Gobi

    by Weijian Shan

    Foreword by Janet Yellen

    Weijian Shan's Out of the Gobi is a powerful memoir and commentary that will be one of the most important books on China of our time, one with the potential to re-shape how Americans...

    Salt On Your Tongue

    by Charlotte Runcie

    Charlotte Runcie has always felt pulled to the sea, lured by its soothing, calming qualities but also enlivened and inspired by its salty wildness. When she loses her beloved grandmother, and becomes pregnant...

    Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane

    by Calamity Jane

    The amazing thing about reading this short auto-biography is that SHE ACTUALLY EXISTED. It reads like all the spaghetti western books, serials, and movies over time but is word for word true. For example how...

    The Meaning of Surah 47 Muhammad (Prophet Muhammad SAW) From Holy Quran Bilingual Edition English And Spanish

    by Jannah Firdaus Mediapro

    Surah Mu?ammad (Arabic: ??????? ???????????‎, "Chapter of Muhammad") is the 47th surah of The Holy Qur'an with 38 ayat. This thirty-eight verse chapter was revealed in Medina. It is generally understood that...

    Saint Thomas Aquinas

    by G. K. Chesterton

    This is the original 1933 edition of G. K. Chesterton's study of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Chesterton's Saint Aquinas is a man of mystery. Born into a noble family, Aquinas chose the life of a humble friar. Lumbering...

    The Story of San Michele

    by Axel Munthe

    The Story of San Michele is the famous memoir by Swedish physician Axel Munthe (1857-1949). Written in English, it has been a best-seller in numerous languages. The author associated with a number of celebrities...

    A Walk in Our Cleats

    by Steven Johnson, Jr. & Paul Cartwright

    A Walk in Our Cleats is an exciting, inside look at 25 notable NFL players and their faith journeys. Each player has faced unique circumstances in staying fit, pursuing their dreams, and getting to play in...


    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....

    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...


    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


    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...