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Cheating Destiny: Living with Diabetes

by James S. Hirsch

A candid, provocative, and moving account of one of America’s fastest-growing health issues

If you or someone you love has diabetes, you are not alone — more than twenty million Americans now live with the...


Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James

by Rick James & David Ritz

Best known for his song “Super Freak,” hitmaker, singer, innovator, producer, award-winning pioneer in the fusion of funk groove and rock, the late Rick James collaborated with music biographer David Ritz...


Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace

by Michael Morton

He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice—and a second chance at life.

On August...


I Said Yes to Everything: A Memoir

by Lee Grant

Born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal in New York City, actress Lee Grant spent her youth accumulating more experiences than most people have in a lifetime: from student at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse to member...


Secret Lives of the Tsars: Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia

by Michael Farquhar

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer...


The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority

by Patrick J. Buchanan

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging...


My Family and Other Hazards

by June Melby

A funny, heartwarming memoir about saying goodbye to your childhood home, in this case a quirky, one-of-a-kind, family-run miniature golf course in the woods of Wisconsin

When June Melby was ten years old, her...


Do What Thou Wilt

by Lawrence Sutin

An exploration into the life and works of a modern mystic, occultist, poet, mountaineer, and bisexual adventurer known to his contemporaries as "The Great Beast"

Aleister Crowley was a groundbreaking poet and...


Behind the Lines

by Russell Miller

This is the story of special operations in the second world war as it has never been told before-directly by those who took part.

Compiled from interviews, diaries, letters and contemporaneous first-person accounts-many...


The Angel in My Pocket: A Story of Love, Loss, and Life After Death

by Sukey Forbes

A grieving mother draws on her storied heritage to find her daughter in the afterlife

When Sukey Forbes lost her six-year-old daughter, Charlotte, to a rare genetic disorder, her life felt as if it were shattered...


For the Love of Bob

by James Bowen

Best friends James Bowen and street cat Bob have been on a remarkable journey together. In the years since their story ended in BOB: NO ORDINARY CAT James, with Bob's help, has begun to find his way in the world....


Diary of a Mad Diva

by Joan Rivers

Anais Nin, Anne Frank and Sylvia Plath wrote the world's most famous diaries. And where are they today? Dead. But the world's OTHER great diarist, Joan Rivers, is alive and kicking. And complaining.

In the extraordinary...


Dead Reckoning: Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on Its High Seas

by Dave Atcheson

This is the true story of a journey to a seaside town and the always unpredictable torrent of dark escapades that accompany a life at sea. It’s a story of a world peopled by those who often live on the frayed...


The Hustons: The Life and Times of a Hollywood Dynasty

by Lawrence Grobel

In this candid biography Lawrence Grobel chronicles the remarkable story of the Huston family, which boasts three Oscar winners, from Walter to John to Anjelica, with particular attention to the rich career...


The Triumph and Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson: The White House Years

by Joseph A. Califano

From Lyndon Johnson’s closest domestic adviser during the White House years comes a book in which “Johnson leaps out of the pages in all his raw and earthy glory” (The New York Times Book Review) that’s...


Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman

by Robert L. O'Connell

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and...


Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love

by C. David Heymann

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bobby and Jackie comes the riveting, true story of the passionate, volatile relationship between baseball great Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.

When...


Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time

by Rachel Bertsche

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars.

 

What...


Killers in the Family: Inside a Real Family of Criminals Bound by Blood

by Robert L. Snow

Everyone in the neighborhood thought the Reese family was no good, but it would be twenty-six years before they really learned how bad they were...

In July 2008, there were a rash of murders in Indianapolis,...


My Poets

by Maureen N. McLane

A thrillingly original exploration of a life lived under poetry’s uniquely seductive spell

“Oh! there are spirits of the air,” wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley. In this stunningly original book Maureen N. McLane...