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Bernie Madoff and the Crisis

by Colleen P. Eren

Bernie Madoff's arrest could not have come at a more darkly poetic moment. Economic upheaval had plunged America into a horrid recession. Then, on December 11, 2008, Madoff's $65 billion Ponzi scheme came to...


Loving Robert Lowell

by Sandra Hochman

- Activist, socialite, and artist: Hochman has a wide network of well-known and culturally-important artists, writers, journalist, producers, and many more. She has collaborated with Gloria Steinem on The Year...


The Contractor

by Raymond Davis & Storms Reback

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending...


Godmother

by Odile Atthalin

Odile Atthalin was a young woman from a prominent, bourgeois family in Paris when she decided to leave home in search of meaning. All she knew was that she wanted to go East; but once she had separated from...


Song of the Plains

by Linda Joy Myers

Ever since she was a child, Linda Joy Myers felt the power of the past. As the third daughter in her family to be abandoned or estranged by a mother, she observed the consequences of that heritage on the women...


Meet Me In The In-Between

by Bella Pollen

Growing up the middle child of transatlantic parents—her English Rose mother and cowboy boot-loving father—Bella Pollen never quite figured out how to belong. Restlessly crossing back and forth between the...


The Future Royal Family

by Robert Jobson

An insightful, authoritative biography of “modern royals” William and Kate and their family, by the “Godfather of Royal Reporting”!

A true insider account of Prince William’s love affair with Kate Middleton,...


Miley Cyrus

by Sarah Oliver

An in-depth biography by one of Miley's biggest Smilers!

Miley Cyrus first shot to fame playing Hannah Montana, but she has long since said goodbye to her good girl image. She is now best known for pushing the...


Blinded by Hope

by Meg McGuire

One day a teenage boy gets on his bike and rides forty miles up California’s Pacific Coast Highway to avoid causing an earthquake he fears will endanger his mother and sister. But the quake he is experiencing...


The Man Who Carried Cash

by Julie Chadwick

  • Johnny Cash is more popular than ever, and the demographic of his international fan base spans from youth to the elderly
  • Oriented at music fans and collectors: full of never-before-published material on Cash,...


How Different It Was

by Michael J. Goodspeed

  • Canada in the Victorian era was markedly different from the UK, Europe, and America of the same age, and this is the first book to show specifically how unique it was
  • 2017 will be Canada’s sesquicentennial...


Andrew Jackson Potter - The fighting parson of the Texan frontier

by Hiram Atwill Graves

Andrew Jackson Potter was an Indian fighter, race rider, common soldier in the U. S. army, chaplain in C. S. army, and circuit rider on the Texan frontier at a time when it required courage and judgment. The...


Appelez-moi Charles

by Howard Green & Charles Bronfman

Homme d’affaires, milliardaire, philanthrope, fondateur et longtemps propriétaire des Expos de Montréal, Charles Bronfman a connu une vie fascinante riche d’anecdotes et d’enseignements. S’il est né...


Goodbye Palestine

by Eric Vedsegaard

Eric Vedsegaard could not serve his compulsory military duty in his home country of Denmark until there arose an opportunity for him to serve it in England. Much against his wishes, he ended up in an elite paratroop...


The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings

by Alexander Hamilton & Joanne Freeman

A brash immigrant who rose to become George Washington’s right-hand man. A fierce partisan whose nationalist vision made him Thomas Jefferson’s bitter rival. An unfaithful husband whose commitment to personal...


The Long Run: A Memoir of Loss and Life in Motion

by Catriona Menzies-Pike

An unlikely marathoner finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running.

Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist,...


Einstein in Berlin

by Thomas Levenson

In a book that is both biography and the most exciting form of history, here are eighteen years in the life of a man, Albert Einstein, and a city, Berlin, that were in many ways the defining years of the twentieth...


The Good Intent

by John Renning Phillips

In 1918, John Pressley Phillips, the son of William Walker Phillips of Fresno, married Ruth Anderson, the daughter of David Pressley Anderson of Santa Rosa. Their common ancestor was David Adams, Jr., who served...


A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

by John Aldridge & Anthony Sosinski

The harrowing adventure-at-sea memoir recounting the 2013 search-and-rescue mission for lost Montauk fisherman John Aldridge - first a New York Times Magazine feature story, now in priority development as a...


The Ranger Way: Living the Code On and Off the Battlefield

by Kris Paronto

Former Army Ranger Kris Paronto, a survivor of the 2012 Benghazi siege that was subject of the book and movie 13 Hours, provides powerful, motivational tools for surviving and thriving to bring readers discipline,...