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My Dream Hunt in Alaska: With God on the Adventure of a Lifetime

by Steve Chapman

Join the hunt with Steve as he recounts his thrilling adventure, starting with the birth of his dream as a young boy and culminating with his heart-stopping encounter with an impressive thousand-pound, nine-foot...


Is Anything Happening?

by Robin Lustig

In the days before mobile phones, the internet and 24-hour news channels, the easiest way for a British foreign correspondent to find out what was going on in the world was to phone the local office of Reuters...


No Wall Too High: One Man's Daring Escape from Mao's Darkest Prison

by Xu Hongci & Erling Hoh

"It was impossible. All of China was a prison in those days."

Mao Zedong's labor reform camps, known as the laogai, were notoriously brutal. Modeled on the Soviet Gulag, they subjected their inmates to backbreaking...


My Life, My Love, My Legacy

by Coretta Scott King & Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

An Amazon Best Book of the Month

The life story of Coretta Scott King—wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), and singular...


Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir

by Sheila Kohler

“A searing and intimate memoir about love turned deadly.” —The BBC

When Sheila Kohler was thirty-seven, she received the heart-stopping news that her sister Maxine, only two years older, was killed when...


First Women

by Kate Andersen Brower

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania...


IraqiGirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq

by IraqiGirl

In a country torn apart by war, a teenage girl blogs her story of family, friendship, and life under American occupation.


Should Auld Acquaintance: Discovering the Woman Behind Robert Burns

by Melanie Murray

Robert Burns' "Belle of Mauchline" is given a voice in this lyrical and intimate depiction of the life of Jean Armour, known simply as the wife of the infamous poet and mother of nine of his children. Melanie...


Prince : in the Studio (1975-1995): Volume One

by Jake Brown

Offering an inside look into the multigenerational career of a funk-pop superstar, this definitive, exciting study of Prince s musical catalog grants behind-the-scenes access to the writing and recording details...


Nicotine

by Gregor Hens, Jen Calleja & Will Self

By turns philosophical and darkly comic, an ex-smoker's meditation on the nature and consequences of his nearly lifelong addiction

 

Written with the passion of an obsessive, Nicotine addresses a lifelong addiction,...


Daddy King: An Autobiography

by Martin Luther King Sr

From coming of age under poverty and the looming threat of racial violence to preaching from the Ebenezer pulpit for forty years, King, Sr., candidly reveals his life inside the civil rights movement, illustrating...


Quicksand: What It Means to Be a Human Being

by Henning Mankell

A stunning and poignant autobiographical look at the myriad experiences that shape a meaningful life, by the bestselling author of the Kurt Wallander mysteries.  

 

In January 2014, Henning Mankell received...


A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

by Ayelet Waldman

“A highly engaging combination of research and self-discovery, laced with some endearingly honest comic moments.” –Publisher’s Weekly, starred review 

A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny...


Escaping Hitler: A Jewish Boy's Quest for Freedom and His Future

by Phyllida Scrivens

The story of a young boy who escaped Hitler and the Holocaust—and lived happily ever after.

Escaping Hitler is the true story, covering ninety years, of Günter Stern who, at fourteen, when Adolf Hitler threatened...


In the Great Green Room

by Amy Gary

The extraordinary life of the woman behind the beloved children’s classics Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes alive in this fascinating biography of Margaret Wise Brown. Margaret’s books have sold...


Nowhere Else I Want to Be: A Memoir

by Carol D. Marsh

Carol D. Marsh founded, directed, and lived at Miriam's House, a Washington, DC, residence for homeless women living with AIDS. In this powerful memoir, Marsh recalls how she came to confront issues far removed...


The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy and William Bundy:  Brothers in Arms

by Kai Bird

"Grey is the color of truth."

So observed Mac Bundy in defending America's intervention in Vietnam. Kai Bird brilliantly captures this ambiguity in his revelatory look at Bundy and his brother William, two...


Chasing Slow

by Erin Loechner

You’re here, but you want to be there

So you spend your life narrowing this divide, and you call this your race, your journey, your path. You live your days tightening your boot straps, wiping the sweat...


American Kundalini: One Westerner's Unexpected Journey with Universal Energy

by Aaron Anderson, Laura L. Bush & Melinda A Martin

American Kundalini takes readers on a personal journey into a powerful human experience with Kundalini, a biological system for radical transformation. This unusual phenomenon has been known about for thousands...


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