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Shot at Dawn: The Fifteen Welshmen executed by the British Army in the First World War

by Robert King

Amid the carnage of the battles of the First World War a small number of Welsh soldiers made the fateful decision to abscond from their units: under the Army Act, if found guilty of the offences they were charged...


Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Mother Queen of the Middle Ages

by Desmond Seward

The dramatic story of an ambitious princess, heiress, and ruler, Eleanor of Aquitaine captures the character of this archetypal medieval queen in all of her beauty and political intrigue

“A monstrous...


Time Out of Mind: The Lives of Bob Dylan

by Ian Bell

The second volume in Ian Bell's magisterial two-part biography of the ever-evolving and enigmatic Bob Dylan By the middle of the 1970s, Bob Dylan’s position as the pre-eminent artist of his generation was...


The Lonely War: One Woman's Account of the Struggle for Modern Iran

by Nazila Fathi

As a nine-year-old Tehrani schoolgirl during the Iranian Revolution, Nazila Fathi watched her country change before her eyes. The revolutionaries—most of them poor, uneducated, and radicalized—seized jobs,...


Autobiography in France and Italy

Convirtiendome en el Sr. Octubre

by Reggie Jackson

Los Yankees de Nueva York versus los Red Sox de Boston, septiembre 1977:

¿Le pides a Babe Ruth que toque la bola, o a Cookie Lavagetto, Willie McCovey o Phil Rizzuto?

Pero yo estaba aprendiendo. Billy Martin...


Winners Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office

by Bill McDermott & Joanne Gordon

A leadership and career manifesto told through the narrative of one of today’s most inspiring, admired, and successful global leaders.

In Winners Dream, Bill McDermott—the CEO of the world’s largest business...


Rasputin: A Short Life

by Frances Welch

Told with humor, intrigue, and a shrewd eye for detail, this riveting short biography sheds much-needed light on the life of nineteenth-century Russian icon Grigory Rasputin.

Grigory Rasputin, a Siberian peasant...


Santa Claus Is for Real: A True Christmas Fable about the Magic of Believing

by Charles Edward Hall & Bret Witter

A heartwarming true-life fable from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Santa—including his personal journey of discovering the magic of Christmas.

Every year, over a million people attend the Radio City Christmas...


I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, on the Stage, and in the Movies

by Danny Aiello

Beloved stage and screen actor Danny Aiello’s big-hearted memoir reveals a man of passion, integrity, and guts—and lays bare one of the most unlikely success stories ever told.

Danny Aiello admits that he...


Even This I Get to Experience

by Norman Lear

"This is, flat out, one of the best Hollywood memoirs ever written... An absolute treasure." --Booklist (STARRED)

In my ninety-plus years I've lived a multitude of lives. In the course of all these lives, I...


Mr. Hockey: My Story

by Gordie Howe

The definitive autobiography from hockey's greatest living legend-"Mr. Hockey" himself, Gordie Howe.

Big, skilled, tough on the ice, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated both the sport and the record books...


A Sniper's Conflict: An Elite Sharpshooter's Thrilling Account of Hunting Insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq

by Monty B

"I could make out the head and shoulders of the insurgent as he was firing in the prone position. I aimed for the centre area . . . emoved the safety catch and held that point of aim. Then I slowly and deliberately...


Shoot to Win: Tips, Tactics, and Techniques to Help You Shoot Like a Pro

by Chris Cheng, Dustin Ellermann & Iain Harrison

Chris Cheng won the title of “Top Shot,” a $100,000 cash prize, and a professional marksman contract with the show sponsor, Bass Pro Shops. How did a tech support guy who didn’t shoot a lot of guns beat...


Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone?: The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Mus

by Mark Zwonitzer & Charles Hirshberg

Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone? is the first major biography of the Carter Family, the musical pioneers who almost single-handedly established the sounds and traditions that grew into modern folk, country, and...


Mayor for a New America

by Thomas M. Menino & Jack Beatty

A revealing memoir by Boston’s beloved five-term mayor, explaining the power behind Boston’s success and lessons for the Washington power brokers


Ada's Algorithm: How Lord Byron's Daughter Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age

by James Essinger

“Readers are treated to an intimate portrait of Lovelace’s short but significant life along with an abbreviated history of 19th-century high-society London."

New Criterion

Over 150 years after her death,...


Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars

by Neil Young

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was "terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving," while...


I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan

by Ukmina Manoori, Stephanie Lebrun & Peter E Chianchiano Jr.

"You will be a son, my daughter." With these stunning words Ukmina learned that she was to spend her childhood as a boy.

In Afghanistan there is a widespread practice of girls dressing as boys to play the role...


Financial Serial Killers: Inside the World of Wall Street Money Hustlers, Swindlers, and Con Men

by Tom Ajamie & Bruce Kelly

By using true tales of thieves, swindlers, and fraudsters at work, Financial Serial Killers illustrates how these perpetrators get their hooks into investors' wallets, savings accounts, and portfolios—and never...