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Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave

by Sojourner Truth

Truth's landmark slave narrative chronicles her experiences as a slave in upstate New York and her transformation into an extraordinary abolitionist, feminist, orator, and preacher. Based on the complete 1884...

Benazir Bhutto - Bilawal Bhutto: Glimpses from a Secret Sex Kingdom

by Amit Rai

It’s another “SPOTLIGHT” from the history… a spotlight on the secret sex kingdom of Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister of Pakistan who lived a secret libertine sex life… It’s the tale of a woman...

Boats in My Blood: A Life in Boat Building

by Barrie Farrell

The Farrell name is respected all along the British Columbia coast. Barrie’s father, Allen Farrell, was a much loved eccentric who created offshore sailing vessels from beachcombed lumber using only basic...

Apologia pro Vita Sua

by John Henry Newman

"When I would search the truths that in me burn, And mould them into rule and argument, A hundred reasoners cried,—'Hast thou to learn Those dreams are scatter'd now, those fires are spent?' And, did I mount...

Einstein for Anyone: A Quick Read: A concise but up-to-date account of Albert Einstein's life, thought and major achievements.

by David Topper

Here is the compact story of this famous man, from the smiling contrarian in his grade school picture to the nonconformist adult who refused to groom his hair. As such, it fills a gap: the need for a very short...

Voyage Around My Room

by Xavier de Maistre, Stephen Sartarelli & Richard Howard

A lively and utterly singular travelogue of the intricate curiosities that are directly within one’s own reach In 1790, while serving in the Piedmontese army, the French aristocrat Xavier de Maistre (1763–1852)...

Heartlines: The Year I Met My Other Mother

by Susannah McFarlane & Robin Leuba

This is what happened the year I met my other mother. In 1965, Robin, unmarried and pregnant, comes to Melbourne to give birth and give her baby up for adoption, then returns to Perth to resume her life having...

Mapplethorpe: A Biography

by Patricia Morrisroe

With Robert Mapplethorpe's full endorsement and encouragement, Morrisroe interviewed more than three hundred friends, lovers, family members, and critics to form this definitive biography of America's most censored...

Warnings against Myself: Meditations on a Life in Climbing

by David Stevenson

From his youthful second ascent of the north ridge of Mount Kennedy in the Yukon’s Saint Elias Range, an in-and-out on skis for which he had not entirely learned how to ski, to a recent excursion across the...

Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life and Business with Asperger's

by Joe Biel, Joyce Brabner & Sander Hicks

In 1996, everything about Joe Biel’s life seemed like a mistake. He was 18, he lived in Cleveland, he got drunk every day, and he had mystery health problems and weird social tics. All his friends’ lives...

Adventures in Philosophy at Notre Dame

by Kenneth M. Sayre

Plato's dialogues are universally acknowledged as standing among the masterworks of the Western philosophic tradition. What most readers do not know, however, is that Plato also authored a public letter in which...

Memoirs Red and White: Poland, the War, and After

by Peter Dembowski

Born after World War I into an educated and progressive Polish family, Peter F. Dembowski was a teenager during the joint occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. His account of life as a young...

Free Love, Free Fall: Scenes from the West Coast Sixties

by Merimée| Moffitt

Merimée Moffitt’s stories slip readers into the times that were “a changing “, the time between beatniks and hippies and then some. The settings follow a winding path from San Francisco to New York City...

Stars, Cars and Crystal Meth

by Jack Sutherland

Jack Sutherland, the narrator and protagonist of this memoir has, you might say, led a charmed life in the face of seeming damnation. A confirmed alcoholic in his early teens, by his twenties he was PA and bodyguard...


by Susan Jacoby

Since childhood, Susan Jacoby, the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason, was sure that her father was keeping a secret. At age twenty, just before beginning her writing career as...

The Cooler King: The True Story of William Ash, the Greatest Escaper of World War II

by Patrick Bishop

The true story of William Ash: Spitfire Pilot, P.O.W. and WWII's Greatest Escaper

When American fighter pilot William Ash’s plane was shot down over France in 1942, he was captured by German forces and placed...

Helsinki Revisited: A Key U.S. Negotiator's Memoirs on the Development of the CSCE into the OSCE

by John J Maresca

The Helsinki Final Act of 1975 set in motion the legitimate, peaceful redrawing of national boundaries in many postcommunist countries—a triumph for pluralist democracy, the market economy, and personal freedom....

Shakespeare and the Stars: The Hidden Astrological Keys to Understanding the World's Greatest Playwright

by Priscilla Costello

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, this book offers fresh and exciting insights into the ever-popular works of the world’s greatest playwright. It specifically highlights Shakespeare’s...

Before Topgun Days: The Making of a Jet Fighter Instructor

by Dave Baranek

Becoming the best doesn’t happen overnight; you’ve got to work for it.

Before becoming an instructor in the Navy’s Topgun program, Dave “Bio” Baranek was just another kid with a dream. Upon graduating...

Boys Among Men: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution

by Jonathan Abrams

The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA.


When Kevin Garnett shocked the world...