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Life After You

by Lucie Brownlee

‘He crashed on to the pillow next to me, heavy as a felled oak. I slapped His face and told Him to wake up. Our daughter, B, appeared in the doorway, woken up by the screaming – I must have been screaming...


Now and at the Hour of Our Death

by Susana Moreira Marques & Julia Sanches

A nurse sleeps at the bedside of his dying patients; a wife deceives her husband by never telling him he has cancer; a bedridden man has to be hidden from his demented and amorous eighty-year-old wife. In her...


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup

Having been born a freeman, and for more than thirty years enjoyed the blessings of liberty in a free State—and having at the end of that time been kidnapped and sold into Slavery, where I remained, until...


I (Still) Believe

by John Byron & Joel N. Lohr

I (Still) Believe  explores the all-important question of whether serious academic study of the Bible is threatening to one’s faith. Far from it—faith enhances study of the Bible and, reciprocally, such...


Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins' championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


Adam Smith

by Christophe Speth, 50 minutes, Carly Probert & Brigitte Feys

A pioneer of modern economics

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the life and works of Adam Smith.

In 50minutes you will be able to:

   • Recognize and understand the main ideas...


And You May Find Yourself

by Paul Dalgarno

And You May Find Yourself is the hilarious and harrowing account of a Scottish émigré in Melbourne, in search of a job so that his young family can live, and desperately at odds with his new found role as...


Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin

by Andrew Wilson

The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life.

When forty-year-old Alexander...


Life is Good: The Book

by Bert Jacobs & John Jacobs

From Life is Good founders and brothers Bert and John Jacobs, this inspiring book of wisdom celebrates the power of optimism: the driving force behind their beloved, socially conscious clothing and lifestyle...


Accused: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and the Strength to Forgive

by Tonya Craft & Mark Dagostino

This is the true story of a woman who prevailed against the most heinous accusations imaginable.

Tonya Craft, a Georgia kindergarten teacher and loving mother of two, never expected a knock on her door to change...


Love Decides

by Elise Icten

This book is about love and suffering. In this memoir, the author describes her passionate love affair with a company director who she delivers training for. As her journey filled with confusion and suffering...


Freddie Steinmark: Faith, Family, Football

by Thomas J. Cryan & Bower Yousse

Freddie Steinmark started at safety for the undefeated University of Texas Longhorns in 1969. In the thrilling "Game of the Century," a come-from-behind victory against Arkansas that ensured Texas the national...


Home Before Dark

by Susan Cheever

In Home Before Dark, Susan Cheever, daughter of the famously talented writer John Cheever, uses previously unpublished letters, journals, and her own precious memories to create a candid and insightful tribute...


Note Found in a Bottle

by Susan Cheever

Born into a world ruled and defined by the cocktail hour, in which the solution to any problem could be found in a dry martini or another glass of wine, Susan Cheever led a life both charmed and damned. She...


Treetops: A Memoir About Raising Wonderful Children in an Imperfect World

by Susan Cheever

In this compelling companion volume to her acclaimed memoir Home Before Dark, Susan Cheever once again gives readers a revealing look into her famous family, whose secrets and eccentricities parallel their genius...


Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life

by Harold S. Kushner

From the beloved author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, deeply moving and illuminating reflections on what it means to live a good life.

As a congregational rabbi for half a century and the best-selling...


Mr. Smith Goes to Prison

by Jeff Smith

The fall from politico to prisoner isn't necessarily long, but the landing, as Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith learned, is a hard one.

In 2009, Smith pleaded guilty to a seemingly minor charge of campaign malfeasance...


Aaron Copland

by Howard Pollack

A candid and fascinating portrait of the American composer.

The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Aaron Copland (1900-1990) became one of America's most beloved and esteemed composers. His work, which includes...


My Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson--His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous

by Susan Cheever

In this thoroughly researched and groundbreaking biography of Bill Wilson, cofounder of Alcoholics Anonymous, acclaimed author Susan Cheever creates a remarkably human portrait of a man whose life and work both...


Tales from the Back Row: An Outsider's View from Inside the Fashion Industry

by Amy Odell

Funny and fearless, Tales from the Back Row is a keenly observed collection of personal essays about what it’s really like to be a young woman working in the fashion industry.

In Tales from the Back Row, Cosmopolitan.com...