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Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation)

by Adolf Hitler

Hitler's Mein Kampf combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of his political ideology. Hitler began the book while imprisoned for "political crimes" after his failed government take-over. Though...


Unpresidented

by Martha Brockenbrough

A riveting, meticulously researched, and provocative biography of Donald J. Trump from the author of Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary.

Born into a family of privilege and wealth, he was sent to military school...


Revolutionary Threads

by Bobby Sullivan

  • Bobby Sullivan is one of the cofounders of Akashic Books.

  • Sullivan toured throughout North America and Europe in the 1980s as the frontman of Soulside (which also features Akashic publisher Johnny Temple on bass)....

  • The Autobiography of Solomon Maimon

    by Solomon Maimon, Paul Reitter, Abraham Socher & Yitzhak Y. Melamed et al.

    The first complete and annotated English translation of Maimon’s influential and delightfully entertaining memoir

    Solomon Maimon's autobiography has delighted readers for more than two hundred years, from Goethe,...


    All That Heaven Allows

    by Mark Griffin

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

    The definitive biography of the deeply complex and widely misunderstood matinee idol of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

    Devastatingly handsome, broad-shouldered and clean-cut, Rock...


    The Dean

    by John David Dingell & David Bender

    John David Dingell, the longest serving United States’ Congressman in history, and one of the House's most powerful chairmen, offers a unique, unforgettable, and refreshingly candid behind-the-scenes account...


    Roads From the Ashes

    by Megan Edwards

    When a wildfire destroyed her home and worldly possessions in the hills above Los Angeles, it didn’t take Megan Edwards long to recognize an opportunity. It took her husband a little longer (“Give me five...


    Caesar Borgia

    by John Garner

    With the passing of the “great man theory,” biography and history have become completely separated, and a personality such as Caesar Borgia is interesting now chiefly as a product of the egoism of the age....


    The Life and Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

    by George Long

    This book deals with the works and the life of the great emperor and stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelus. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors of Roman Empire. He is known as one of the most important Stoic...


    Vincent van Gogh

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Vincent van Gogh in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Vincent van Gogh was a Dutch...


    Michelangelo

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Michelangelo in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Michelangelo is one of the most influential...


    Tito

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Josip Broz Tito in next to no time with this concise guide.

    50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life of Josip...


    Leonardo da Vinci

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Leonardo da Vinci was an artist,...


    Gustav Klimt

    by 50MINUTES.Com

    Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Gustav Klimt in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

    Gustav Klimt was one of the most...


    Brave Men

    by Ernie Pyle

    Ernie Pyle's gripping account of life on the European front-line during World War II.

    Written with touching sympathy and humanism, Brave Men offers a poignant description of the everyday experiences of American...


    Panzer Leader

    by Heinz Guderian & Constantine Fitzgibbon

    Germany's opening run of victory in World War II was only made possible by the panzer forces that Heinz Guderian (1888-1954), the father of modern tank warfare, had created and trained, and by his audacious...


    Paul Rusch in Postwar Japan

    by Andrew T. McDonald & Verlaine Stoner McDonald

    Paul Rusch first traveled from Louisville, Kentucky, to Tokyo in 1925 to help rebuild YMCA facilities in the wake of the Great Kanto earthquake. What was planned as a yearlong stay became his life's work as...


    American Entrepreneur

    by Willie Robertson & William Doyle

    America is the ultimate start-up venture – and these are the heroes who made it happen

    The history of the United States is, to a remarkable degree, the story of its entrepreneurs, those daring movers and shakers...


    Robin Williams Conversations

    by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

    The show business life of Robin Williams is possibly one of the most documented and well known in the industry.

    The discovery of his illness and the tragedy of his suicide left the world reeling and wanting to...


    Our Cliff

    by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

    Cilla Black passed away on the 1st August 2015. She was England's favorite show business personality for over fifty years winning the hearts of many generations of fans and to many, she will always be the girl...