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Is That All There Is?: The Strange Life of Peggy Lee

by James Gavin

From the author of the “definitive” (Vanity Fair) biography of Lena Horne, Stormy Weather, comes a brilliantly written portrait of recording artist and musical legend Peggy Lee.

“She made you think that...


Those Who Love the Game

by Glenn Rivers

Glenn "Doc" Rivers plays ball the way an artist writes: he practices endlessly to perfect his technique, he constantly thinks of the whole, the game, ahead of himself; and in those moments of inspiration when...


The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

by Peter Dally

Combining his knowledge as a doctor and a lifelong fascination with Virginia Woolf's life and work, eminent psychiatrist Peter Dally offers a haunting and compelling look at the depression that tormented Virginia...


A Leg to Stand On: An Amputee's Walk into Motherhood

by Colleen Haggerty

When Colleen Haggerty lost her leg in an accident during her senior year of high school, she could have retreated from life and let her disability become her defining quality-and no one would have blamed her...


Singing to A Bulldog: Life Lessons a Fellow Janitor Taught Me: My Journey from Happy Days to Hollywood and Beyond

by Anson Williams

Growing up in 1950s California, young Anson William Heimlich showed very little promise. Clumsy, unsure of himself, and made to feel like a failure by his disappointed artist of a dad, Anson started working...


Daring to Date Again: A Memoir

by Ann Anderson Evans

Ann has two kids, two careers, two divorces, a pile of friends and sings soprano in the church choir. But after twelve years single, she is sick of celibacy. She's been through enough to know that marriage is...


The Wild Truth

by Carine McCandless

In the more than twenty years since the body of Chris McCandless was discovered in the wilds of Alaska, his spellbinding story has captivated millions who have either read Jon Krakauer's iconic Into the Wild...


No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL

by Mark Owen & Kevin Maurer

The companion volume to the multimillion-copy classic No Easy Day by former Navy SEAL Mark Owen reveals the evolution of a SEAL Team Six operator

Mark Owen's instant #1 New York Times bestseller, No Easy Day:...


Little Book of Take That

by Claire Welch, Ian Welch & Mike Hobbs

When Take that split in 1996, they broke the hearts of their legions of fans. They were, without doubt, the biggest boy band Britain had ever produced and they had reeled off hit after massive hit.


Little Book of Abba

by Pat Morgan

Abba's boy-girl chemistry and irresistibly catchy music took them to towering heights of fame and fortune before the pressures took their toil and the band split in 1982. But the memories and music lived on....


Little Book of Jane Austen

by Emily Wollaston

The Little Book of Jane Austen is a 96-page hardback book written by Emily Wollaston. Most people have heard of Jane Austen, the majority know that she wrote Pride and Prejudice, and there are of course devotees...


Feel Good and Watch What Happens

by Anthea Morphitis

"Say Bye to the past life of what you don't want and say Hi to your newfound life of what you do want." This is the take-home message of this self-help, semi-biography by Anthea Morphitis. In it, she explains...


Jawaharlal Nehru

by Sarvepalli Gopal

The third and final volume of Sarvepalli Gopal’s biography of Jawaharlal Nehru covers the last eight years of his life and Prime Ministership. It deals with his efforts to sustain economic and social advance...


The Bullet Meant for Me

by Jan Reid

On April 20, 1998, Jan Reid was shot during a robbery in Mexico City, where he had gone to watch his friend, the boxer Jesus Chavez, fight. In The Bullet Meant for Me, Reid powerfully recounts his ordeal, the...


The Unhappy Medium: Spiritualism and the Life of Margaret Fox

by Earl Wesley Fornell & Lowell Collins

"Here, Mr. Split-Foot, do as I do!" exclaimed the child, and the spirits obeyed her command. Thus, in 1848, thirteen-year-old Margaret Fox inaugurated the age of spiritualism. Those early spirit manifestations...


Pioneer Printer: Samuel Bangs in Mexico and Texas

by Lota M. Spell

Samuel Bangs, the first printer in the territory that is now Texas, once owed his life to his printing press. One of the few survivors of the Mina Expedition to Mexico in 1817, Bangs wrote to Servando de Mier,...


William Gilpin: Western Nationalist

by Thomas L. Karnes

William Gilpin (1815-1894) has been called "America's first geopolitician." Regarded today as both scientist and quack, Gilpin was in his own time a recognized authority whose maps were accepted by Congress...


Alejo Carpentier: The Pilgrim at Home

by Roberto González Echevarría

Alejo Carpentier was one of the greatest Latin American novelists of the twentieth century, as well as a musicologist, journalist, cultural promoter, and diplomat. His fictional world issues from an encyclopedic...


Home on the Double Bayou: Memories of an East Texas Ranch

by Ralph Semmes Jackson, J. Frank Dobie & Bubi Jessen

Once again, through a boy's eyes, Ralph Jackson sees a winter sky darkened with geese and ducks, a kitchen stove glowing with cheerful warmth, Aunt May strolling in her flower garden, moonlight filtering through...


Mexican Political Biographies, 1884-1934

by Roderic Ai Camp

Here is an authoritative reference work that makes biographies of prominent Mexican national politicians from the period 1884-1934 available in English. Like the author's biographical directory for the years...