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The House of Yan

by Lan Yan & Sam Taylor

Through the sweeping cultural and historical transformations of China, entrepreneur Lan Yan traces her family’s history through early 20th Century to present day.

The history of the Yan family is inseparable...

Margaret Wise Brown

by Leonard S. Marcus

"Leonard S. Marcus... has masterfully written about a fascinating woman who in her short life changed literature for the very young. I was throroughly enchanted."--Eric Carle

Nearly fifty years after her sudden...

Fasten Your Seat Belts

by Lawrence J. Quirk

The illuminating, comprehensive biography of Bette Davis, one of the most electrifying Hollywood stars ever to grace the silver screen.

With a career spanning six decades and more than eighty films, Bette Davis...

Until I Say Good-Bye

by Susan Spencer-Wendel & Bret Witter

Moving and inspirational reflections on life from one woman, diagnosed with ALS, making the most of her final days with family and friends.

In June 2011, Susan Spencer-Wendel was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral...