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Mockingbird

by Charles J. Shields

An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a Watchman

To Kill a Mockingbird—the twentieth...


Citizen Kane

by Harlan Lebo

“This book is a gold mine for fans.”—Kirkus Reviews

It is the story of a film masterpiece—how it was created and how it was almost destroyed.

It is the celebration of brilliant achievement and a sinister...


Shakespeare

by Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson’s bestselling biography of William Shakespeare takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship—updated with a new introduction...


Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

by Phil Knight

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one...


Her Again

by Michael Schulman

A portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep—the “Iron Lady” of acting, nominated for nineteen Oscars and winner of three—that explores...


Hope Heals

by Jay Wolf, Katherine Wolf & Joni Eareckson Tada

When all seems lost, where can hope be found?

Katherine and Jay married right after college and sought adventure far from home in Los Angeles, CA. As they pursued their dreams, they planted their lives in the...


Darwin's Theory of Evolution

by 50MINUTES.Com

After setting sail aboard the Beagle to carry out a scientific expedition, Charles Darwin made some surprising discoveries: using the example of finches on the Galapagos Islands, he concluded that each of the...


George Washington

by 50MINUTES.Com

Recognized as one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, George Washington played a part in the birth of the nation. From the Seven Years’ War against the French to the definition of American...


Neil Armstrong

by 50MINUTES.Com

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” – it was with these pivotal words that Neil Armstrong became world-famous, being the first man to walk on the Moon and becoming a legend on 21st July...


No Photographs

by Keith Lawton

The institutional abuse and neglect of children unlucky enough to enter the UK care system has been recently been described as a "national disgrace" by a UK Government report.

The statistics on their own make...


Africa's Child

by Maria Nhambu

From the Foreword by Marian Wright Edelman

 

Africa’s Child is an unforgettable and searingly personal book….In the face of repeated obstacles and injustices, Nhambu continued to analyze the world around...


The Letters of Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

American Walt Whitman formed a close friendship with English writer Anne Gilchrist. Here are collected their correspondence.


The Poetry of Walt Whitman

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in 1924 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Poetry of Walt Whitman' is an essay about the life and works...


Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson' is a work...


Robert Browning: How to Know Him

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Robert Browning: How to Know Him' is a biography...


Essays on Modern Novelists

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in 1910 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Essays on Modern Novelists' is a collection of essays of notable...


Endurance

by Rick Broadbent

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart." Emil Zatopek.

In the summer of 1952 Emil Zatopek became the king of the running world with an unprecedented distance treble at the Olympic Games in Helsinki. Together...


The Complete Scrimgeour

by Alexander Scrimgeour, Richard Hallam & Mark Beynon

'Rape, Ravage and Rant are the German watchwords in this war. Right, Revenge & Retrenchment shall be ours.' Alexander Scrimgeour, 17th September 1914.

Most published war diaries have been written by those who...


Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering

by Maurice Isserman

This magesterial and thrilling history argues that the story of American mountaineering is the story of America itself.

In Continental Divide, Maurice Isserman tells the history of American mountaineering through...


The River in My Backyard

by Mikkel Aaland

OF ALL THE HAUNTING MEMOIRS THAT I HAVE READ, Mikkel Aaland’s The River in My Backyard, is at once the most heart-rending and the most courageously triumphant. Aaland explores two rivers, the literal one that...