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Climbing Fool's Hill

by Dean Rippetoe

The lifestyle of kids growing up in the 1940's and 50's were quite different from those in the generations that followed. We had more freedom to roam and explore. We had many experiences that were common to...


Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failedto Kill My Soul

by Anthony Graves

Written by a wrongfully convicted man who spent 16 years in solitary confinement and 12 years on death row, a powerful memoir about fighting for--and winning--exoneration.

In the summer of 1992, a grandmother,...


Gratitude in Motion: A True Story of Hope, Determination, and the Everyday Heroes Around Us

by Jenna Glatzer, Colleen Kelly Alexander & Bart Yasso

It was a beautiful fall day in Connecticut when Colleen Kelly Alexander, a lifelong athlete, rode her bike home from work. She had survived both a diagnosis of lupus and brain surgery, had a fulfilling career,...


The Stowaway

by Laurie Gwen Shapiro

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York’s Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties’ most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.

It was 1928:...


Nino and Me

by Bryan A. Garner

From legal expert and veteran author Bryan Garner comes a unique, intimate, and compelling memoir of his friendship with the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

For almost thirty years, Antonin Scalia...


Hummingbird: Essays

by Jude Angelini

Dark, deviant, and deliriously funny, Jude Angelini writes in the colloquial vein of Charles Bukowski, using his unique, natural voice to tell stories from his life. He writes about his sexual encounters-both...


Better Lives for Our Grandchildren

by Bill Robertson

A retired marketing executive of a $40 billion corporation, Bill Robertson has led an interesting life. Growing up in Niles, Michigan, he attended Harvard Business School, ran a marathon, scaled Mt. Rainier,...


Funny Polis and This and That

by John Robertson

John Robertson aka ‘John the Hat’ served with City of Glasgow Police, which became Strathclyde Police, for 32 years from 1963 until 1995. His book contains anecdotes and memories of some of the funniest...


Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography

by J.T. Owens X

Get a unique insight into the mind of visionary and creative genius Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur and founder of Apple.

One of the most significant innovators and inventors in history, responsible for ringing...


a man wearing a dress

by Glenn C. Koenig

In today's world of rapid and profound change, how can we make sense of it all? We seem to be grappling with sexism, racism, and the abuse of power at high levels, all at once!

The book starts with a memoir,...


Steps

by Patricia Vaccarino

Steps is a business book, but it is more than an ordinary business book. It encompasses the concept of business + dance = brand philosophy, and yet the term branding is rarely mentioned. Here, in Steps, I am...


Portraits from Life

by Jerome Boyd Maunsell

What happens when novelists write about their own lives directly, in memoirs and autobiographies, rather than in novels? How do they present themselves, and what do their self-portraits reveal? In a series of...


Running For My Life

by Rachel Cullen

Throughout her life, Rachel Cullen followed a simple yet effective route straight to mental health misery. Suffering from bipolar disorder, and hungry for approval at any price, she settled for flunked relationships,...


The Addiction Nobody Will Talk About

by Joshua Shea

Joshua Shea seemingly had it all. A loving wife, two children, and a supportive extended family. In 2010, after nearly fifteen years working his way up the journalism ladder, he launched a lifestyle magazine...


Tales of Rabia Al-Adawiyya The Great Female Muslim Sufi Saint from Basra

by Muhammad Vandestra

Running with fire in one hand and water in the other, Rabia explained, “I am going to burn paradise and douse hellfire so that both veils may be lifted from those on the quest, and they will become sincere...


The Complete Biography of  Prophet Adam (Pbuh) & Eve (Hawa)

by Muhammad Vandestra

Prophet Adam is believed to have been the first human being and prophet on Earth, in Islam. Adam's role as the father of the human race is looked upon by Muslims with reverence. Muslims also refer to his wife,...


Chasing Mercury

by September Williams & Susan Dalsimer

An epileptic Black ballerina and a Powwow dancer whistleblower journalist meet in the Montreal Airport. They are both scheduled to perform in Berlin, 1973 Cold War Berlin.Their love evolves during the transatlantic...


Run Sis

by Lunden Reid & Justin Milhouse

Take a journey with me through some of the most trying times of my life. See what it's like to deal with an abusive relationship, depression, anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorder through the eyes of someone...


Tears of Salt: A Doctor's Story

by Pietro Bartolo & Lidia Tilotta

The internationally best-selling personal story of "the doctor on the front lines of the migrant crisis" (CNN).

Situated more than one hundred miles off Italy’s southern coast, the rocky island of Lampedusa...


America's Greatest Library

by John Y. Cole

The go-to illustrated guide to the history of the Library of Congress.

Packed with fascinating facts, compelling images and little-known nuggets of information this will appeal to history buffs as well as visitors...