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The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

by Austin Reed, Caleb Smith & David W. Blight

The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in...


Outlaws and Peace Officers: Memoirs of Crime and Punishment in the Old West

by Stephen Brennan

The West’s most prominent lawmen and criminals tell their stories of fight, death, and survival.

In the romantic narrative of the Old West, two larger-than-life characters emerged as the perfect foils for each...


The Fighter Within: Everyone Has A Fight-Insights into the Minds and Souls of True Champions

by Christopher Olech & Bas Rutten

Enter the minds of some of the martial arts world's most respected fighters and trainers.

The Fighter Within is an inspirational book for Mixed Martial Arts fans which brings insider stories, heartfelt moments...


The Road Through War: Anarchy and Rebellion in the Central African Republic

by Anjan Sundaram

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

"I arrived to find that this was a war of walkers."

 

So writes Anjan Sundaram about his journey into the heart of the war-torn Central African Republic in 2013. As soon as he...


Scarlet Women

by Ian Graham

In 1965, an impoverished elderly woman was found dead in Nice, France. Her death marked the end of an era; she was the last of the great courtesans. Known as La Belle Otero, she was a volcanic Spanish beauty...


Henry James: Autobiographies: A Small Boy and Others / Notes of a Son and Brother / The Middle Years / Other Writings: Library of America #274

by Henry James & Philip Horne

The most extensive collection of Henry James's autobiographical writings ever published offers a revelatory self-portrait from one of America's supreme novelists and his famous family. In 1911, deeply affected...


Along the Bosphorus

by Orhan Pamuk

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

 

The Nobel Prize–winning novelist Orhan Pamuk reminisces on growing up on the banks of the mysterious Bosphorus in Istanbul.

 

From the ghostly yalis, splendid waterside...


Faithfully Religionless

by Timber Hawkeye

Discover the difference between feelings and emotions, the disparity between truths and facts, and the countless benefits of mindful living.

When his pursuit of happiness in Corporate America feels counterproductive,...


Tandoori Chicken in Delhi: Partition and the Creation of Indian Food

by Madhur Jaffrey

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

 

Before she was a seven-time James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, or a Berlinale star, Madhur Jaffrey was a little girl growing up in an India in transition. In this...


Dancing in Buenos Aires

by Layne Mosler

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

In Dancing in Buenos Aires, Layne Mosler takes us on a unforgettable trip with a lively step. With grace, humor, and a keen eye for characters and detail, Mosler brings to life...


Mein Kampf

by Adolf Hitler

IT HAS TURNED OUT FORTUNATE FOR ME TODAY THAT DESTINY APPOINTED BRAUNAU-on-the-Inn to be my birthplace. For that little town is situated just on the frontier between those two States the reunion of which seems,...


Dylan: A Biography

by Bob Spitz

"No other book captures it so well, understands so well.... "—Greil Marcus


Frederick Chopin

by Frederick Niecks

While the novelist has absolute freedom to follow his artistic instinct and intelligence, the biographer is fettered by the subject-matter with which he proposes to deal. The former may hopefully pursue an ideal,...


Fighting for General Lee: Confederate General Rufus Barringer and the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade

by Sheridan Barringer

Rufus Barringer fought on horseback through most of the Civil War with General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, and rose to lead the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade in some of the war's most difficult combats....


A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

by Steve Kemper

A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.

Frederick Russell Burnham’s (1861–1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with...


The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

by Eric Burns

Theodore Roosevelt is one of the most fascinating and written-about presidents in American history—yet the most poignant tale about this larger-than-life man has never been told.

More than a century has passed...


Twelve Grand

by Jonathan Rendall

'Hello, is that Jonathan Rendall?'

'Speaking.'

'My name's Rachel. I'm calling from Yellow Jersey Press and I have a proposal for you. I'm looking for someone to give £12,000 to but the catch is they have to...


Power and the Idealists: Or, the Passion of Joschka Fischer and Its Aftermath

by Paul Berman & Richard Holbrooke

The author of the best-selling Terror and Liberalism on the rise to power of the generation of 1968. The student uprisings of 1968 erupted not only in America but also across Europe, expressing a distinct generational...


Adele: The Biography (Updated Edition)

by Chas Newkey-Burden

The newly revised, definitive account of the Grammy-winning soul singer’s life story, illustrated with 16 color photos and now fully updated to include the making of her eagerly anticipated new album, 25 ...


Wilde's Women: How Oscar Wilde Was Shaped by the Women He Knew

by Eleanor Fitzsimons

A fresh, revealing, and entertaining account of the most notorious figure of his age and the women who inspired him.

Oscar Wilde famously insisted that "there should be no law for anybody," and his devotion...