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Whipping Boy

by Allen Kurzweil

The true account of one man's lifelong search for his boarding-school bully

Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles Allen Kurzweil's search for his twelve-year-old nemesis,...


A Fifty-Year Silence: Love, War, and a Ruined House in France

by Miranda Richmond Mouillot

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences

 

In 1948, after surviving World...


The Book of Love

by Roger Rosenblatt

From Roger Rosenblatt, author of the acclaimed memoirs Making Toast, Kayak Morning, and The Boy Detective, comes another lyrical meditation on—and celebration of—a universal and elusive subject

In The Book...


Aviation Adventures: The True Story of the World War 1 Royal Flying Corps Pilot Who Founded Newsweek

by Thomas J. C. Martyn

On February 17, 1933, Newsweek published its first issue. Thomas J.C. Martyn had envisioned a national weekly news magazine for a decade and had worked to accomplish that goal with the tireless zeal and dedication...


Fuck Off, Cancer: Cancer Shaken not Stirred

by Linda Brossi Murphy

Follow the author's journey through cancer as she turns this deadly disease into a party at every turn. Watch as Linda makes the most of the situation as she weaves her way through various treatments. The book...


Guantánamo Diary

by Mohamedou Ould Slahi & Larry Siems

An unprecedented international publishing event: the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee.

Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detention camp at Guantánamo...


The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

by Jan Jarboe Russell

The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families—many US citizens—were incarcerated.

From 1942 to 1948,...


The Man Who Couldn't Stop

by David Adam

An intimate look at the power of intrusive thoughts, how our brains can turn against us, and living with obsessive compulsive disorder

Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building or steer your...


Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater

by Carey Perloff

Perloff's memoir of her career in the theater offers a provocative, passionate and deeply personal view of its role today.


The Young T. E. Lawrence

by Anthony Sattin

An intimate biography of the years that turned T. E. Lawrence into Lawrence of Arabia.

Lawrence of Arabia's heroism during the Arab revolt and his disgust at the subsequent betrayal of the Arabs in the postwar...


This Accursed Land

by Lennard Bickel

This Accursed Land charts the epic journey of Antarctic survival endured by explorer and geologist Sir Douglas Mawson. On the 10th of November, 1912, Douglas Mawson, Lieutenant Belgrave Ninnis and Xavier Mertz...


Viktor IV: A Biography

by David L. Levy

Viktor, an expatriate American, was a fascinating 20th Century artist who produced an estimated 700 "ikons" of boat hatches and driftwood floating on the Amstel River in Amsterdam, and more than 5000 "logbook"...


On Earth as It Is in Heaven: A Personal Allegory

by Julie Castro, Orsini Laura & InfiniteReach Agency

In her book, On Earth as It Is in Heaven, Julie Castro shares the personal experiences she encountered while waiting for the man God called to be her husband. Whether a believer in Jesus or not, this intimate...


Letters from a Geneva Pensionnat

by Flora Ewing

Very personal, sometimes romantic and naive, the letters will take you through feelings, worries, excitement and emotions with great humour and unimaginable details from a hundred year ago life. The book contains...


200 Weeks

by Gavin Richards

Narrated in the first person this is an account of the savage journey of a man who has not only been brushed by mortality but who is still in the process of trying to wrestle it to the ground


Rube Waddell: King of the Hall of Flakes

by W. G. Braund

You just got a raise to $12.50 a week so you decide to splurge and shell out a dollar to sit in the grandstand behind home plate. You know you're in for a treat. Rube Waddell, the most exciting twirler in baseball,...


From Night Flak to Hijack: It's a Small World

by Captain Reginald Levy DFC

This is the autobiography of Reginald Levy, a British pilot who reached a total of 25,090 flying hours in over 40 years of civil, military and commercial aviation. He recounts his training and military operations...


The Dublin King: The True Story of Lambert Simnel and the Princes in the Tower

by John Ashdown-Hill

A year after Richard III's death, a boy claiming to be a Yorkist prince appeared as if from nowhere. He said he was Richard III's heir and the rightful King of England. In 1487, in a unique ceremony, this boy...


Chief Executive to Chief Justice: Taft betwixt the White House and Supreme Court

by Lewis L. Gould

As our 27th president from 1909 to 1913, and then as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1921 to 1930, William Howard Taft was the only man ever to lead two of America's three governing branches. But between...


Freedom from My Self: Moving beyond the voice in my head

by Craig J Mabie & Douglas Sutherland

Freedom from My Self begins with an account of golden early childhood experiences, and then radically transforms into a story of bullying, painful sexual discovery and the traumatic coming out process of a gay...