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The Impossible Has Happened: The Life and Work of Gene Roddenberry, Creator of Star Trek

by Lance Parkin

8 September 2016 will mark the fiftieth anniversary of the debut of the world's most successful science fiction television series: Star Trek. In this new biography Lance Parkin, author of Aurum's acclaimed Magic...


The English Daughter

by Maggie Wadey

As a child I was aware of my mother being different from my father and his family, and that her difference was somehow connected with her being Irish, but I knew almost nothing of her youth and upbringing. In...


ALL THAT IS FOREVER LOST

by William E Ritchie

ALL THAT IS FOREVER LOST

A man and a woman share a journey of life mainly through the eyes of the woman’s own private thoughts about him and his life, and the events of her own life; the death of a young friend...


Maremma Memoirs

by Shane Shepherd

First there were ducks; lots of ducks. Then there were foxes. Soon, there were no more ducks. Now... Maremmas! 'Maremmas are dogs. I like dogs. How hard could it be to have a maremma?' Maremma Memoirs recounts...


Outwitting the Hun

by Pat O'Brien

There is a common idea that the age of miracles is past. Perhaps it is, but if so, the change must have come about within the past few weeks—after I escaped into Holland. For if anything is certain in this...


Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933 - 1953

by Peter Simpson

For two decades in Christchurch, New Zealand, a cast of extraordinary men and women remade the arts. Variously between 1933 and 1953, Christchurch was the home of Angus and Bensemann and McCahon, Curnow and...


The Lies Within My Truth

by Ty Jenkins & Ronald Hale

If you've ever experienced any challenges or difficulties in your life, Ty's story will inspire you and touch your heart. Growing up on the mean streets of New York, Ty experienced a life of drugs and promiscuity...


Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me from Myself

by Julie Barton

An honest and deeply moving debut memoir about a young woman’s battle with depression and how her dog saved her life

Dog Medicine simply has to be your next must-read.” —Cheryl Strayed 

At twenty-two,...


La Americana: A Memoir

by Melanie Bowden Simón

La Americana is the story of Melanie Bowden Simón, who, at the age of twenty-five, left her job at Tina Brown’s Talk magazine following the death of her mother and decided to take a vacation in Havana, Cuba,...


Power and Pragmatism

by Malcolm Rifkind

Sir Malcolm Rifkind's political career has been as glittering as it has been long-lived. Indeed, he served as a minister for eighteen years, longer uninterrupted service than anyone since Lord Palmerston in...


Tim Book Two

by Tim Burgess

Tim Book Two is the follow-up to Telling Stories, the hugely successful memoir of Tim Burgess, singer of the Charlatans.

In 2012, Tim published his hugely successful and critically acclaimed memoir, Telling...


The Girl Who Escaped ISIS

by Farida Khalaf & Andrea C. Hoffmann

“Farida Khalaf’s story is harrowing but crucial—especially when it comes to understanding what ISIS actually is and does.” —Glamour

“As gripping as it is appalling…a compelling testament to the...


For the Love of Money

by Sam Polk

In 2014, a former hedge fund trader’s New York Times Sunday Review front page article about wealth addicition instantly went viral. This is his unflinching memoir about coming of age on Wall Street, fighting...


It Gets Worse

by Shane Dawson

New York Times bestselling author Shane Dawson returns with another highly entertaining and uproariously funny essay collection, chronicling a mix of real life moments both extraordinary and mortifying, yet...


Violent Obsession: The Stalker Next Door- The amazing true story of lust, fixation, courage and survival

by Jackie Eigner & Simon Gullifer

To her, he was just the boy next door. To him she was something more. They were never lovers. They were never friends. They were never anything more than neighbours. But one day that would all change.

If this...


Bloomsbury South: The Arts in Christchurch 1933-1953

by Peter Simpson

'Why was it then that out of the hundreds of towns and universities in the English-speaking lands scattered over the seven seas, only one should at that time act as a focus of creative literature of more than...


Hitting Across the Line

by Viv Richards

The career of cricket’s greatest enigma, Viv Richardsm spans a tumultuous 20 years. Born Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards in Antiqua he made his first-class debut for the leeward Islands in 1971, and his Test...


Coach Life: How Wanderlust Turned a Bored Baby Boomer into a Happy Camper

by Alexis A Hartz, Sara Lynn Valentine & Adreana Marie Cerda

Ignorance is not always bliss, especially for a single woman living and working out of a 10-ton motor home equipped with a panoply of mechanical mysteries and traveling with a persnickety cat. But after an unexpected...


Ty Cobb, Baseball, and American Manhood: A Red-Blooded Sport for Red-Blooded Men

by Steven Elliott Tripp

As the first baseball player to achieve real celebrity status, Ty Cobb embodies the strength and determination of classic masculinity. His grit and stubbornness, however, form a legacy that has been both lauded...


Blonde and Bejewelled - The Professionalismo of a Queen: Margherita of Savoia

by Maria SM Santini & Clare NCC Norman Cuzzer

MARGHERITA AND DIANA. NOT SUCH AN IMPROBABLE COMPARISON At first sight Margherita of Savoia, the first Queen of Italy and Diana Spencer, Princess of Wales, have nothing in common, apart from their aristocratic...