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Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child

by Noel Riley Fitch

Julia Child became a household name when she entered the lives of millions of Americans through our hearts and kitchens. Yet few know the richly varied private life that lies behind this icon, whose statuesque...


Seductive Poison: A Jonestown Survivor's Story of Life and Death in the People's Temple

by Deborah Layton

Told by a former high-level member of the Peoples Temple and Jonestown survivor, Seductive Poison is the "truly unforgettable" (Kirkus Review) story of how one woman was seduced by one of the most notorious...


The Man Behind the Nose

by Thomas Scott McKenzie & Larry "Bozo" Harmon

Did you hear the one about when Bozo the Clown ran for President and two assassination attempts were made on his life?

How about the time Bozo flew into the perilous jungles of New Guinea to see if he could not...


The Dog Who Ate the Truffle

by Suzanne Carreiro

An authentic culinary journey—part memoir, part cookbook—introducing readers to the people, places, and food of Umbria

Veteran food critic Suzanne Carriero spent a year and a half in Umbria, and this is...


Robert A. Heinlein

by William H. Patterson, Jr.

Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) is generally considered the greatest American SF writer of the 20th century. A famous and bestselling author in later life, he started as a navy man and graduate of Annapolis...


Secret Historian

by Justin Spring

Drawn from the secret, never-before-seen diaries, journals, and sexual records of the novelist, poet, and university professor Samuel M. Steward, Secret Historian is a sensational reconstruction of one of the...


Keeper: One House, Three Generations, and a Journey into Alzheimer's

Wellcome Book Prize 2009

by Andrea Gillies

Five years ago, Andrea Gillies— writer, wife, and mother of three—seeing that her husband's parents were struggling to cope, invited them to move in.  She and her newly extended family relocated to a big...


Book of Days: Personal Essays

by Emily Fox Gordon & Phillip Lopate

The sexual politics of a faculty wives dinner. The psychological gamesmanship of an inappropriate therapist. The emotional minefield of an extended family wedding . . .

 

Whatever the subject, Emily Fox Gordon’s...


Killing Me Softly

by Charles Fox

Charles Fox has composed more than 100 motion picture and television scores, among them the themes of many iconic series, including Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, Love, American Style, and Love Boat. In this...


The Fall of Buster Keaton: His Films for MGM, Educational Pictures, and Columbia

by James L. Neibaur

The Fall of Buster Keaton assesses Keaton's work during the talking picture era, especially those made at MGM, Educational, and Columbia studios. While giving some attention to the early part of Keaton's career,...


How to Shovel Manure and Other Life Lessons for the Country Woman

by Gwen Petersen

It's not a job you want to take on without a sense of humor. Oops--it's not a job at all. It's an all-encompassing life, being a country woman on the ranch or farm, and with wit and equanimity like Gwen Petersen's,...


Brigadier General John D. Imboden

by Spencer Tucker

" John D. Imboden is an important but often overlooked figure in Civil War history. With only limited militia training, the Virginia lawyer and politician rose to the rank of brigadier general in the Confederate...


Silent Players

by Anthony Slide

" From his unique perspective of friendship with many of the actors and actresses about whom he writes, silent film historian Anthony Slide creates vivid portraits of the careers and often eccentric lives of...


A Long Road to Progress: Dispatches from a Kiwi Commander in Afghanistan

by Richard Hall

Fascinating dispatches from a Kiwi Commander in Afghanistan. As Commander of the New Zealand troops in the Bamiyan Province of Afghanistan, Colonel Richard Hall gained a unique insight into the lives of Kiwi...


Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2008

by John Matteson

"An amazing story [told] with clarity and intelligence ... colorful and insightful."—Martin Rubin, Los Angeles Times Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography 

Louisa May Alcott is known universally....


Bill W: The absorbing and deeply moving life story of Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous

by Robert Thomsen

This is the story of a man whose discovery and vision have changed the lives of millions of people throughout the world. Robert Thomsen's biography takes readers through the events of Bill W.'s life, all the...


Fighting Spirit: The Autobiography of Fernando Ricksen

by Fernando Ricksen & Vincent de Vries

Fernando Ricksen is a fighter. As a footballer, he carved out a fearsome reputation for Rangers, Zenit St Petersburg and the Netherlands. Throughout his time at Ibrox, his aggressive approach won him hero status...


General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior

by James I. Jr Robertson

A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian...


Half Baked: The Story of My Nerves, My Newborn, and How We Both Learned to Breathe

by Stevenson Alexa

Author Alexa Stevenson had spent most of her life preparing for the wrong disasters. When her daughter is born 15 weeks early, she is plunged into the strange half-light of the Newborn Intensive Care Unit, where...


Hollywood: A Third Memoir

by Larry Mcmurtry

"One thing I’ve always liked about Hollywood is its zip, or speed. The whole industry depends to some extent on talent spotting. The hundreds of agents, studio executives, and producers who roam the streets...