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Elizabeth Jennings

by Dana Greene

Elizabeth Jennings was one of the most popular, prolific, and widely anthologized lyric poets in the second half of the twentieth century. This first biography, based on extensive archival research and interviews...

Alastair Campbell Diaries: Volume 7

by Alastair Campbell

Caught in the no man’s land between being a key figure in Downing Street and the relative anonymity of the world outside politics, Alastair Campbell finds himself being torn in several directions. Having succeeded...

Heart: A History

by Sandeep Jauhar

The bestselling author of Intern and Doctored tells the story of the thing that makes us tick

For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the...

Jeremy Corbyn and the Strange Rebirth of Labour England

by Mark Seddon & Francis Beckett

In 2016 Labour, led by the most left-wing leader that the party had ever seen, burst into new life. The Westminster beltway of political insiders, pollsters, commentators and newspaper proprietors were completely...

Dear America

by Jose Antonio Vargas

“This riveting, courageous memoir ought to be mandatory reading for every American.”  Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow

“l cried reading this book, realizing...

Big Tom

by Tom Gilmore

This biography is a tribute to Big Tom McBride and his extraordinary career as an Irish Country Music Legend. Big Tom was the undisputed King of Irish country music with a singing career spanning over 60 years....

Summary of Educated By Tara Westover

by SpeedyReads

The author, Tara Westover, and her siblings did not go to school, four of them did not have birth certificates and they did not have medical and school records. They only knew mountain life in Idaho. Tara's...

The Cryotron Files

by Douglas Buck & Iain Dey

Dudley Buck was a brilliant scientist who developed or invented several early pieces of now-common technology (e.g. microchips, flash drives)in the 1950s. Like his Nobel-winning colleagues, he might have benefitted...

Frank and Al

by Terry Golway

"The tangled, tragic story of Al Smith and Franklin Roosevelt is one of the great tales of American politics, and Terry Golway has told it beautifully. This is a joyous book... an especially important book now,...


by Wyomia Tyus & Elizabeth Terzakis

  • Wyomia Tyus became the first person ever to win gold medals in the 100-meter spring in two consecutive Olympic Games--1964 and 1968.

  • Tigerbelle includes a foreword by MSNBC TV host Joy Read and an afterword by...

  • King Edward VIII

    by Ted Powell

    Before he fell in love with Wallis Simpson, Edward VIII had fallen in love with America. As a young Prince of Wales, Edward witnessed the birth of the American century at the end of the First World War and,...

    Journal of a Fast Track Life

    by Charles E. Smith

    Charles Smith’s life story is that of a small town kid with no silver spoon whose first job was editor of the hometown newspaper he once delivered as an eight-year-old. Forty-two years later he was in Washington,...

    A Beer in the Loire

    by Tommy Barnes

    Frustrated by a dead end job, fed up with renting in London and the loathsome daily commute and, to cap it all, failing to make it as a stand-up comedian, Tommy Barnes was at breaking point. But he didn’t...

    Where Has Mommy Gone?: When there is nothing left but memories…

    by Cathy Glass

    The true story of Melody, aged 8, the last of five siblings to be taken from her drug dependent single mother and brought into care.

    When Cathy is told about Melody’s terrible childhood, she is sure she’s...

    Ludwig Wittgenstein

    by Miles Hollingworth

    After his intellectual biography, Saint Augustine of Hippo, Miles Hollingworth now turns his attention to one of Augustine's greatest modern admirers: The Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. Wittgenstein's...

    The Man I Never Met

    by Adam Schefter & Michael Rosenberg

    A powerful true story of loss and hope by one of the biggest names in sports media.

    On September 11, 2001, Joe Maio went to work in the north tower of the World Trade Center. He never returned, leaving behind...

    Live Long And . . .

    by William Shatner & David Fisher

    Star Trek legend and veteran author William Shatner discusses the meaning of life, finding value in work, and living well whatever your age.

    "I have always felt," William Shatner says early in his newest memoir,...

    Always Another Country

    by Sisonke Msimang

  • Lead title with 100,000 AFP
  • South African author Sisonke Msimang is one of the most exciting contemporary female black voices in literature.
  • Her work frequently appears in publications such as The New York...

  • Small Fry

    by Lisa Brennan-Jobs

  • Small Fry is a firsthand account of Lisa Brennan Job’s difficult relationship with her father—Apple founder Steve Jobs, who initially denied paternity of Lisa—and her life split between two parents moving...

  • The Clean Money Revolution

    by Joel Solomon & Tyee Bridge

    • The hardcover, released in Spring 2017, has sold 4,500 copies
    • This is a book about doing well while doing good.
    • Our money is us; what it does, we do
    • In 1994, the 500th year since Christopher Columbus came...