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by Mark Lurie

How he could now be forgotten seems unfathomable. Lewis Galantière guided Hemingway through his first years in Paris, when the author was unknown and desperate for recognition. He helped James Joyce and Sylvia...

True Life Stories: The Greatest Native American Memoirs & Biographies

by Geronimo, John Stevens Cabot Abbott, Black Hawk & Charles M. Scanlan et al.

This collection presents the incredible life stories of the legendary Native Americans such as: Geronimo, Charles Eastman, Black Hawk, King Philip, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse. Contents: Charles Eastman: Indian...

History of the Black Hawk War

by Black Hawk & Charles M. Scanlan

The Black Hawk War was a conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of Sauks, Meskwakis, and Kickapoos, known...

Geronimo's Story of His Life

by Geronimo & Stephen Melvil Barrett

Geronimo was a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Chiricahua Apache tribe. From 1850 to 1886 Geronimo joined with members of three other Chiricahua Apache bands—the Tchihende,...

Mr. Lear

by Jenny Uglow

A sparkling biography of the poet and artist Edward Lear by the award-winning biographer Jenny Uglow

Edward Lear, the renowned English artist, musician, author, and poet, lived a vivid, fascinating life, but...

A Higher Loyalty

by James Comey

In his book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good,...

Loulou & Yves

by Christopher Petkanas

No one interested in fashion, style, or the high-flying intrigues of café society will want to miss the exuberantly entertaining oral biography Loulou & Yves: The Untold Story of Loulou de La Falaise and the...

Renaissance Woman

by Ramie Targoff

A biography of Vittoria Colonna, confidante of Michelangelo, scion of one of the most powerful families of her era, and a pivotal figure in the Italian Renaissance

Ramie Targoff’s Renaissance Woman tells of...


by Linda A. Curtis

• More than a third of Americans leave the religion they were born into, according to the Pew Research Center’s 2015 Religious Landscape Survey. Anyone who is struck with the challenge of leaving the faith...

To Play Again

by Carol Rosenberger

At age twenty-one, while she was working with the legendary Nadia Boulanger in France, concert pianist Carol Rosenberger was stricken with paralytic polio—a condition that knocked out the very muscles she...


by Austin Dobson

Henry Austin Dobson (18 January 1840 – 2 September 1921), commonly Austin Dobson, was an English poet and essayist. He was born at Plymouth, the eldest son of George Clarisse Dobson, a civil engineer, of French...

Cancer Crossings

by Tim Wendel & Martin Brecher

When Eric Wendel was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 1966, the survival rate was 10 percent. Today, it is 90 percent. Even as politicians call for a "Cancer Moonshot," this accomplishment remains...

Democracy in Exile

by Daniel Bessner

Anyone interested in the history of U.S. foreign relations, Cold War history, and twentieth century intellectual history will find this impressive biography of Hans Speier, one of the most influential figures...

Authenticity is a Feeling

by Jecob Wren

Authenticity is a Feeling: My Life in PME-ART is a compelling hybrid of history, memoir, and performance theory. It tells the story of the interdisciplinary performance group PME-ART and their ongoing endeavour...

John Stuart Mill

by Alexander Bain

This book deals with the life and character of John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, political economist and civil servant one of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism. “I propose to...

Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

by David Hastings

Ten years after the end of World War I, the Sydney Sun reported that an unknown Anzac still lay in a Sydney psychiatric hospital. ‘This man . . . was found wandering in a London street during the war,’ reported...

Gallipoli to the Somme

by Alexander Aitken & Alex Calder

Alexander Aitken was an ordinary soldier with an extraordinary mind. The student who enlisted in 1915 was a mathematical genius who could multiply nine-digit numbers in his head. He took a violin with him to...

Percy Moore Turner

by Sarah A. M.  Turner

Grudgingly acknowledged as the main mentor for the Courtaulds in building their art collections, the London and Paris art dealer, Percy Moore Turner, is now largely forgotten in this country. Yet, in France,...

From The Avengers to Infinity War: Go Behind the Scenes with Our Interviews

by, Giovanni Menicocci, Carla Paulazzo & Luigi Spezzi et al.

The first two Avengers movies grossed over $ 2.9 billion worldwide, setting a new record. “Avengers: Infinity War” and its untitled sequel scheduled for release in 2019 will end the epic adventure started...

In the Blink of an Eye

by Ali Bacon

In1843, Edinburgh artist, David Octavius Hill, is commissioned to paint the portraits of 400 ministers who have broken away from the Church of Scotland. Only when he meets Robert Adamson, an early master of...