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Incidents In TheLife Of A Slave Girl - Illustrated & Annotated

by Harriet Ann Jacobs & Bob Carruthers

Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 - March 7, 1897) was an American writer, who escaped from the horrors of slavery and became an abolitionist speaker and reformer. Jacobs' single work, Incidents in the Life...


Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones

by Connie Rice

Connie Rice has taken on the bus system, the school system, the death penalty, gangs, and the LAPD—and won. Now, with an electrifying, inimitable voice, Rice illuminates the origins and inspiration for her...


King Larry: The Life and Ruins of a Billionaire Genius

by James D. Scurlock

From Howard Hughes to Mark Zuckerberg, the public has always been fascinated by genius entrepreneurs who succumb to their eccentricities. Now, James Scurlock engages, educates, and entertains readers with the...


The Real Romney

by Michael Kranish & Scott Helman

Mitt Romney has masterfully positioned himself as the front-runner for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Even though he’s become a household name, the former Massachusetts governor remains an enigma...


More Room in a Broken Heart: The True Adventures of Carly Simon

by Stephen Davis

A love song to an American icon: the first full-length biography of Carly Simon, from an acclaimed music journalist who has known her for decades

Carly Simon has won two Grammys and an Academy Award, and her...


Crazy Enough: A Memoir

by Storm Large

Yes, Storm Large is her real name, though she’s been called many things. As a performer, the majority of descriptions have led with “Amazon,” “powerhouse,” “a six-foot Vargas pinup come to life.”...


Opening Windows: Confessions of a Canadian Vocal Coach

by Stuart Hamilton & Lotfi Mansouri

Stuart Hamilton, a well-known Canadian musician, has been in the forefront of music in Canada for more than 60 years. Along the way, he has encountered, as a vocal coach and accompanist, most of the great Canadian...


Joseph Roth: A Life in Letters

by Joseph Roth & Michael Hofmann

The monumentality of this biographical work further establishes Joseph Roth—with Kafka, Mann, and Musil—in the twentieth-century literary canon.

Who would have thought that seventy-three years after Joseph...


Bernard Shaw: The One-Volume Definitive Edition

by Michael Holroyd

"We regard Mr. Holroyd with awe, as a prodigy among biographers."-The New York Times Book ReviewIn a single-volume format, Michael Holroyd's masterpiece of a biography offers new verve and pace; Shaw's world...


H is for 'Enry

by Henry Cooper

Henry Cooper's light-hearted memories of growing up in the world of boxing and enjoying life as a much-loved public figure after his retirement


The Landscape of a Mind

by Tohon

A torrent's course does not depend on the water; it is latent in the mountain's topography. What controls a man's destiny?' 'There is no virtue without vice, just as there is no gold without impurity. Therefore,...


The Moon in The Banyan Tree

by Gael Harrison

I have walked through these streets at night, when all is silent and only the moonlight casts shadows over the clean and deserted pavements. The architecture retakes centre stage, and the classic French style...


Snapshots: A Reporter's Life

by John Chadwick

They're shelling our rear lines,' said the Pakistani officer 'Not to worry. It's over our heads There you have it. The entire subcontinent in a nutshell. From his leisurely retirement in the heart of rural England,...


From the Far Side of the River: Chest-Deep in Little Fish and Big Ideas

by Paul Quarrington

As he braves rills, rivers, and ocean waters in search of his elusive quarry, Paul Quarrington’s casts are as likely to call up thoughts of his troubled marriage, his father’s death, or one of midlife’s...


Soldiers Made Me Look Good: A Life in the Shadow of War

by Lewis MacKenzie

Since retiring from the Armed Forces, Major-General Lewis MacKenzie has not stayed out of the spotlight but continues to speak his mind. In this straight-talking memoir, he traces his post-military career as...


Empty Casing: A Soldier's Memoir of Sarajevo Under Siege

by Fred Doucette

When Canadian soldier Fred Doucette went to Bosnia-Herzegovina as a peacekeeper in 1995, he had a premonition that this tour of duty would be different from anything he had previously experienced. And it was. Doucette's...


I Love Mondays: The Autobiography of Sir Alec Reed CBE

by Alec Reed & Judi Bevan

Alec Reed, founder of the internationally successful Reed Employment and its sister company Reed Executive, is now in his late seventies but still a dynamic and imposing figure, with an engaging personality...


Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree

by Lisa Alther

Most of us grow up knowing who we are and where we come from. Lisa Alther’s mother hailed from New York, her father from Virginia. One day a babysitter told Lisa about the Melungeons: six-fingered child-snatchers...


A Lucid Dreamer

by Neil Roberts, Dr Neil Roberts & Peter Redgrove

The work of the poet Peter Redgrove is one of the great unexplored treasures of late twentieth century literature. His prolific output presents an intriguing variety of personae: magician, scientist, lover,...


A Nurse and Mother

by Evelyn Prentis

'Matron smiled. It was the smile that one woman gives to another and not the chilly facial movement from Matrons of old. "Do you think you would be able to work 9 to 3.30?" For a moment I couldn't think at all....