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An Arid Eden: A Personal Account Of Conservation In The Kaokoveld

by Garth Owen-Smith

Two remarkable tales woven together - the story of the Kaokoveld, an arid eden in the remote north-west of Namibia, so nearly lost, but regained to become one of Africa's iconic wildlife tourism destinations,...


The Road to Ruins

by Ian Graham

Graham eloquently describes his well-lived life as a traveler, photographer, and Mayanist.


Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy

by Patrick J. Kelly

Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz (1849-1930) was the principal force behind the rise of the German Imperial Navy prior to World War I, challenging Great Britain's command of the seas. As State Secretary of the...


Harry M Miller: Confessions of a Not-So-Secret Agent

by Harry M Miller & Peter Holder

As a young man, Harry M Miller set out to become one of the world?s youngest showbiz impresarios. He left NZ for Australia in the late sixties and set about making his mark. He went on to become one of the Australian...


Tough As Nails

by Gail O'Sullivan Dwyer

What lies beneath Barack Obama's well-polished rhetoric will shock you. Obama touts change but his version is nothing less than a frontal assault on American values and traditions. Obama's goal? Bring America...


Mother Me

by Zara H Phillips

The adopted daughter of loving parents, Zara Phillips felt out of place since childhood. Although cherished, she grew up insecure and alone, consumed by a void she found impossible to fill. Isolation led to...


Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

by Patrick Cockburn & Henry Cockburn

On a cold February day two months after his twentieth birthday, Henry Cockburn waded into the Newhaven estuary outside Brighton, England, and nearly drowned. Voices, he said, had urged him to do it. Nearly halfway...


Swing by Sailor

by Catherine Dyson

This is a nostalgic look back at the 1940s, a fascinating insight into a unique journey taken by a group of ordinary women, a sympathetic portrait of youth and its hopes and expectations - and a reflection on...


The Naked Truth: A Life in Parts

by Graeme Blundell

THE NAKED TRUTH is Graeme Blundell's personal insight into the early years of truly indepedent local theatre, the wild film industry of the seventies, the controversial rise of Australian television, and his...


No Surrender: A World War II Memoir

by James Sheeran

No Surrender is the true story of an American WWII soldier who escaped a Nazi POW train and fought in the French Resistance, rivetingly told by the man himself.

A paratrooper in the 101st Airborne, James Sheeran...


In the Blink of an Eye: Dale, Daytona, and the Day that Changed Everything

by Ellis Henican & Michael Waltrip

There was one lap to go in the 2001 Daytona 500, NASCAR's most celebrated event. Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were running one-two. Junior's legendary dad, the driver race fans called "The Intimidator,"...


Moonface: A True Romance

by Angela Balcita

The moving and hilarious true story of a young woman who found romance and laughter in the midst of illness

At the age of eighteen, Angela Balcita had reached a point in her life when her health could not keep...


What the F*** Did I Do Last Night?

by Rowland Rivron

At 17, Rowland Rivron had already fulfilled his ambitions as a professional drummer gigging in London’s West End. All that changed in the 1980s when he fell in with the new and anarchic ‘alternative comedians’....


The Girl in the Painted Caravan

by Eva Petulengro

Born into a Romany gypsy family in 1939, Eva Petulengro’s childhood seemed to her to be idyllic in every way. She would travel the country with her family in their painted caravan and spend evenings by the...


While the World Watched

by Carolyn Maull McKinstry & Denise George

On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of...


Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness

by Frank Brady

Endgame is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady’s decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent—and confounding descent—of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer.  Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy...


It's All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir)

by Wade Rouse

How come the only thing my family tree ever grows is nuts?”

   Wade Rouse attempts to answer that question in his blisteringly funny new memoir by looking at the yearly celebrations that unite us all and...


Tough Without a Gun

by Stefan Kanfer

Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among...


A Box of Darkness

by Sally Ryder Brady

In the tradition of Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking, comes a poignant memoir about a marriage that was as deep and strong as it was mysterious and complex

Upton and Sally Brady were a rare breed:...


Dash: Bitch of the Year

by Andrew Dilger

A heart-warming memoir about the adoption of a champion greyhound and her transformation into ring-bearer at her new owner’s wedding Andrew had always wanted a dog—something you could mould into the perfect...