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Rebel

by Nick Nolte

The legendary icon tells his story—a tale of art, passion, commitment, addiction, as intense and hypnotic as the man himself.

In a career spanning five decades, Nick Nolte has endured the rites of Hollywood...


Winter

by Karl Ove Knausgaard

The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter

2 December...


Tunes on a Penny Whistle: A Derbyshire Childhood

by Doris E Coates & Richard L Coates

The early 1900s were a period of great hardship for many working-class families, particularly in rural areas. However, they were also times of pride and self-sufficiency, with fun and laughter derived from simple...


Tunes on a Penny Whistle

by Doris E Coates & Richard L Coates

The early 1900s were a period of great hardship for many working-class families, particularly in rural areas. However, they were also times of pride and self-sufficiency, with fun and laughter derived from simple...


A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia

by Sandra Allen

Dazzlingly, daringly written, marrying the thoughtful originality of Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts with the revelatory power of Neurotribes and The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, this propulsive, stunning...


The Gambler

by William C. Rempel

“A remarkably detailed and fascinating look at the career of an idiosyncratic tycoon.” – Booklist

The rags-to-riches story of one of America’s wealthiest and least-known financial giants, self-made billionaire...


Always Another Dawn

by Clay Blair & Albert Scott Crossfield

Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the detailed account of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield's work in the post-war years and beyond pioneering...


H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Collection

by H. P. Lovecraft & Red Deer Classics

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty,...


Secret Squirrel

by Secret Squirrel

This is the autobiography, or perhaps the public confessional, of the author.   It will come as a complete shock to his family, friends and work colleagues who all think that they know him, but alas, they don’t…His...


Finding This Place

by Marcia Breece

At a very young age, Marcia Breece came face to face with a disconcerting truth that would haunt her for decades. Because she was a girl, she would be molded to fulfill a role that had long been defined for...


The Chosen Warrior

by Hudson Jr. Stevenson

From the moment the Lord decided to bless us with his presence is the day the world changed.

Name me another warrior who has done what he has done at the early age of 25. In Stevenson, I see bravery, I see pride,...


Rediscovering Darwin

by David Loye

Hailed as a breakthrough in 12 pages of pre-publication reviews by leading evolutionary thinkers, a new book is being rushed into print for impact in the wake of both the honoring and the dishonoring of Darwin’s...


A SWEDISH ADVENTURE IN AMERICA

by Albrekt Lundquist & Linda Lundquist Molitor

Imagine being 20 years old, leaving your home to go to another country—alone and unable to communicate!

 

This is the story of a young man leaving his home in Sweden to find the “streets of gold” in America. ...


Zen Odyssey: The Story of Sokei-an, Ruth Fuller Sasaki, and the Birth of Zen in

by Steven Schwartz, Janica Anderson, Joan Watts & Sean Murphy

Explore two lives—and a relationship—that profoundly shaped American Zen.

Ruth Fuller Sasaki and Sokei-an Shigetsu Sasaki: two pioneers of Zen in the West. Ruth was an American with a privileged life, even...


The Life and Times of Ulrich Zwingli

by J. J. Hottinger & P. T. Porter

Author’s Preface.

“Biographers should not busy themselves so much with deeds, as their moving causes; with what motives, by what means, for what ends and under what circumstances they were performed. If we...


Crucible of Terror

by Max Liebster

Crucible of Terror recounts in searing detail Liebster?s torturous journey through five Nazi concentration camps, including the notorious Auschwitz. It is a drama of survival, but even more, it is a story of...


Facing the Lion

by Simone Arnold & Liebster

FACING THE LION is the autobiographical account of a young girl?s faith and courage. In the years immediately preceding World War II, Simone Arnold is a young girl who delights in life ? her doting parents,...


The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

by Andrew Carnegie

The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie is a very well written and interesting history of one of the most wealthy men in the United states. He was born in Scotland in 1835 and emigrated to America in 1848. Among...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work...


The Adventures of Daniel Boone

by Uncle Philip

Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement...