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Coming Out to Play

by Robbie Rogers & Eric Marcus

"Rogers made history." -Sports Illustrated

Robbie Rogers knows better than most that keeping secrets can crush you. But for much of his life Robbie lived in paralyzing fear that sharing his big secret would...


J. K. Rowling: The Wizard Behind Harry Potter

by Marc Shapiro

The heartwarming story behind J.K. Rowling’s rise to fame—and the answers to Harry Potter fans’ most burning questions!

 

Harry Potter is loved throughout the world, and so is his creator.  Joanne Kathleen...


The Great Reformer

by Austen Ivereigh

A biography of Pope Francis that describes how this revolutionary thinker will use the power of his position to challenge and redirect one of the world's most formidable religions

An expansive and deeply contextual...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

by Viv Albertine

Shortlisted for the UK National Book Award in the Popular Nonfiction Book category

Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter for the seminal band The Slits, she influenced a future generation...


Behind the Scenes

by Judi Dench

From her first theatrical roles as a teenager in York to her scene-stealing performances as 'M' in the James Bond films, Dame Judi Dench's professional life has consisted of non-stop acting, leading to numerous...


Teresa, My Love: An Imagined Life of the Saint of Avila

by Julia Kristeva & Lorna Scott Fox

Mixing fiction, history, psychoanalysis, and personal fantasy, Teresa, My Love follows Sylvia Leclercq, a French psychoanalyst, academic, and incurable insomniac, as she falls for the sixteenth-century Saint...


Seton Gordon: The Life and Times of a Highland Gentleman

by Raymond Eagle

Seton Gordon was born in 1886 into an Aberdeenshire family and was to live to the age of 91. In that time his life spanned some of the most momentous changes in civilisation and yet his travels rarely took him...


Last Man Standing: The Chi-Lites Featuring the Legendary Marshall Thompson

by Marshall Thompson, Dane Ladwig & Bonnie Classen

The Chi-Lites were instrumental in changing the very foundation of the music industry. With their number one hits "Oh Girl" and "Have You Seen Her," Pop music artists and producers recognized the importance...


I Didn't Get Where I Am Today

by David Nobbs

As a small boy David Nobbs survived the Second World War unscathed, until his bedroom ceiling fell on him when the last bomb to be dropped on Britain by the Germans landed near his home. It was the nearest he...


Desert Children

by Waris Dirie

Fashion model, UN ambassador and courageous spirit, Waris Dirie was born into a family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia. She told her story - enduring female circumcision at five years old; running away through...


Miss! Miss!: Confessions of a West Country Teacher

by Una Dowding

As head of a special education unit attached to Robinswood Junior School, Gloucester, Una Dowding faced many challenges. Where parents and other teachers had perhaps given up in despair, Una had to find a way...


Best of Enemies: John Caldwell vs. Freddie Gilroy

by Padraig Lawlor, Philip O'Callaghan & Barry Flynn

In the 1950s and 1960s, boxers John Caldwell and Freddie Gilroy reached the very pinnacle of their sport and brought immense pride to Belfast and Ireland. This is their story of friendship and rivalry, of glory...


Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liady: The Origins of Chabad Hasidism

by Immanuel Etkes & Jeffrey M. Green

The only biography in English of the founder of the Chabad movement in Hasidism


The Making of a Healer: Teachings of My Oneida Grandmother

by Russell FourEagles

Once Oneida healer Russell FourEagles (Atuneyute Keya) went to see his friend Bob, whom doctors had declared incurably paralyzed following a stroke. Within minutes of FourEagles’ attention, Bob was kicking...


Ohitika Woman

by Mary Brave Bird & Richard Erdoes

“Ohitika Woman might be the nonfiction find of the year.” —Houston Chronicle

The beloved sequel to the now-classic Lakota Woman, Ohitika Woman follows Mary Brave Bird as she continues her powerful, dramatic...


Lakota Woman

by Mary Crow Dog & Richard Erdoes

Mary Brave Bird grew up fatherless in a one-room cabin, without running water or electricity, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Rebelling against the aimless drinking, punishing missionary school,...


Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life

by Hermione Lee

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’ S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

The acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf gives us an intimate portrait of one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of...


Grace: A Biography

by Thilo Wydra

Thirty years ago, Grace Kelly was tragically killed when her vehicle tumbled forty meters from the serpentine roads of Monaco. She has since become a myth, a style icon existing between the glamour of Hollywood...


My Mysterious Son: A Life-Changing Passage Between Schizophrenia and Shamanism

by Dick Russell

What does a father do when hope is gone that his only son can ever lead anything close to a “normal” life? That’s the question that haunted Dick Russell in the fall of 2011, when his son, Franklin, was...


Fishing Stories: A Lifetime of Adventures and Misadventures on Rivers, Lakes, and Seas

by Nick Lyons & Mari Lyons

All fishermen who have fished for a lifetime have baskets of great stories and reminiscences about the sport they love. Nick Lyons’s new collection is chock-full of them. From fishing a small Catskill creek...