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Let's Go to the Videotape: All the Plays and Replays from My Life in Sports

by Warner Wolf & Larry Weisman

Anyone who follows sports knows that Warner Wolf has revolutionized that world with his famous catch phrases and irrepressible spirit. Now, in "Let's Go to the Videotape!" he shares over three decades worth...


Monster Loyalty: How Lady Gaga Turns Followers into Fanatics

by Jackie Huba

"WE IDENTIFY WITH EACH OTHER. I SEE MYSELF IN MY FANS AND MY FANS SEE THEMSELVES IN ME. I CALL THEM LITTLE MONSTERS BECAUSE THEY ARE MY INSPIRATION." -LADY GAGA

Famous for her avant-garde outfits, over-the-top...


Brave Girl Eating

by Harriet Brown

I've never had anorexia, but I know it well. I see it on the street, in the gaunt and sunken face, the bony chest, the spindly arms of an emaciated woman. I've come to recognize the flat look of despair, the...


The Man Behind the Nose

by Thomas Scott McKenzie & Larry "Bozo" Harmon

Did you hear the one about when Bozo the Clown ran for President and two assassination attempts were made on his life?

How about the time Bozo flew into the perilous jungles of New Guinea to see if he could not...


Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred

by Mark Gevisser

What happens to a dream deferred? This question, from one of Thabo Mbeki’s favourite poems by Langston Hughes, provides the thread for this magisterial biography of the second president of a democratic South...


Technical Virgins

by Elaine Crowley

In her best-selling first volume of autobiography, Cowslips and Chainies, Elaine Crowley remembered her childhood in 1930s Dublin with great warmth and poignance. In this delightful sequel she recalls her years...


The World of Mary O'Connell 1778-1836

by Erin L. Bishop

In 1800 Daniel O'Connell, a young Kerry barrister who had just made his first forays into national politics, began a clandestine correspondence with his distant cousin Mary O'Connell of Tralee. Two years later...


Belmont Castle: or Suffering Sensibility

by Marion Deane

Among the possessions seized from Theobald Wolfe Tone upon his arrest in 1798 were two copies of Belmont Castle, the epistolary novel he wrote and published with his friends Richard Jebb and John Radcliffe in...


The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal

by Hugh Dorain

In the 1890s, Hugh Dorian (1834-1914), a native of Fanaid on the Atlantic coast of north Donegal, completed a remarkable memoir which he entitled 'Donegal Sixty Years Ago'. This fascinating text, although intended...


An Aran Keening: A History of Women in Trinity College Dublin 1904-2004

by Andrew McNelliie

In November 1968, at the age of twenty-two, Andrew McNeillie left his job and his girlfriend in Wales and travelled to Inishmore. He was not a tourist: he stayed eleven months in Aran, living alone in a tiny...


Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone: Memoirs, journals and political writings, compiled and arranged by William T.W. Tone, 1826

by Theobald Wolfe Tone & Thomas Bartlett

As I shall embark in a business, within a few days, the event of which is uncertain, I take the opportunity of a vacant hour to throw on paper a few memorandums relative to myself and my family ...' So begins...


The Kick: A  Life Among Writers

by Richard Murphy

Drawing on five decades of private notebooks, Richard Murphy has created a unique memoir of his life and times. Murphy writes about delicate personal issues as he chronicles the making and unmasking of a writer....


Something in the Head

by Madeline Kingston

This is the first full biography of Athlone-born writer John Broderick (1924-89), whose powerful Balzacian novels of life in the Irish midlands depict sexuality and Catholicism in a series of pungent tableaux...


Marshalling Justice: The Early Civil Rights Letters of Thurgood Marshall

by Michael G. Long

Collected here together for the first time are the selected letters of one of the most influential and important activists in the American civil rights movement—the brilliant legal mind and foot soldier for...


Legacies, Lies and Lullabies: The World of a Second Generation Holocaust Survivor

by Esther Levy

The secret is out---the post-WWII Baby Boomers crave Holocaust survival stories for literary sustenance. In times of economic strife, terrorism and natural disasters, histories and biographies soothe and solace,...


Stretch

by Neal Pollack

The hilarious true account of an overweight, balding, skeptical guy's unexpected transformation into a healthy, blissful yoga fiend.

Neal Pollack was out of shape. The hair on his head was thinning and the hair...


Proust's Overcoat: The True Story of One Man's Passion for All Things Proust

by Lorenza Foschini

Jacques Guérin was a prominent businessman at the head of his family's successful perfume company, but his real passion was for rare books and literary manuscripts. From the time he was a young man, he frequented...


The Path to Power

by Margaret Thatcher

In her international bestseller, The Downing Street Years, Margaret Thatcher provided an acclaimed account of her years as Prime Minister. This second volume reflects on the early years of her life and how they...


Life of Richard Wagner

by Louis Nohl & George P. Upton

The classic biography on the Bavarian maestro, Richard Wagner. Covers his life from birth and youth to death.


Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal

by Conor Grennan

One Person Can Make a Difference

In search of adventure, twenty-nine-year-old Conor Grennan traded his day job for a year-long trip around the globe, a journey that began with a three-month stint volunteering...