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No More Laughing at the Deaf Boy

by Geoffrey Ball

Hearing loss affects countless millions of people, yet few sufferers even seek help, let alone try to find a cure. This is the story of a man who took on that daunting task and ultimately invented the world's...


Abraham Lincoln the Practical Mystic

by Francis Grierson

A knowledge of the influences which ruled the life of Lincoln, the greatest of practical mystics, is essential now that a new form of paganism and slavery threatens humanity. In Lincoln's time the black slaves...


Karl Marx

by 50MINUTES.Com

Revolutionary thinking and the fight against capitalism 

This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding the life and works of Karl Marx.

In 50 minutes you will be able to:

   • Recognize...


Elon Musk

by Ashlee Vance

In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley’s most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs—a...


The Complete Works of Jane Austen (Including Novels, Personal Letters & Scraps)

by Jane Austen

Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created volume of "The Complete Works of Jane Austen (Including Novels, Personal Letters & Scraps)". This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital...


Tales of the Argonauts (Serapis Classics)

by Bret Harte

The Argonauts are the gold seekers of 1849 and the years immediately following. These adventurers came from all quarters of the globe and all ranks of society, and they had in common only the possession of the...


Roads of Destiny (Serapis Classics)

by O. Henry

"A collection of short stories, some funny, with twist endings. O.Henry's style is witty, but sometimes difficult to understand. He often introduces his stories with his view on American history and society,...


The Recollections of Rifleman Harris

by Benjamin Harris

The Recollections of Rifleman Harris is a memoir published in 1848 of the experiences of an enlisted soldier in the 95th Regiment of Foot in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars.

The eponymous soldier...


Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker

by James Gavin

From his emergence in the 1950s as an uncannily beautiful young Oklahoman who became the prince of “cool” jazz seemingly overnight to his violent, drug-related death in Amsterdam in 1988, Chet Baker lived...


Maxims and Reflections

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe & T. Bailey (Thomas Bailey) Saunders

Maxims and Reflections is a collection of several hundred brilliant, unforgettable paragraphs and aphorisms by the legendary German Renaissance writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, divided into the categories...


The People of the Abyss

by Jack London

A masterpiece of reportage, The People of the Abyss is a riveting first-hand account of Jack London’s life on the streets in the East End of London in 1902.  The writer lived in homeless shelters incognito...


How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life

by Lilly Singh

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the 2017 People’s Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and...


Let's Pretend This Never Happened

by Jenny Lawson

The #1 New York Times bestselling (mostly true) memoir from the hilarious author of Furiously Happy.

“Gaspingly funny and wonderfully inappropriate.”—O, The Oprah Magazine

When Jenny Lawson was little,...


Summary of Lilac Girls: by Martha Hall Kelly | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly | Includes Analysis

 

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Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly’s debut, is a World War II-era novel based on real people and events. The novel tells the intertwined...


Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay

by Ang Tharkay & Tashi Sherpa

Adventurous stories told from a non-Western perspective by one of the most accomplished early Himalayan climbers-now in English for the first time


The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

by John Perkins

Shocking Bestseller: The original version of this astonishing tell-all book spent 73 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, has sold more than 1.25 million copies, and has been translated into 32 languages....


Between the World and Me: Notes on the First 150 Years in America

Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction 2015, National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2015

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New...


Taking Root in Provence

by Anne-Marie Simons & Pierre Grenier

They agreed on one thing before retiring-they would travel, sniff around at other countries and other lifestyles, and discover along the way which place came closest to "having it all." There they would drop...


The Wife I Won

by A-No. 1

The Wife I Won is No. 10 in a self-published nonfiction series by hobo writer A No. 1. Contains stories, observations and illustrations of life on the road. The Author has carefully avoided the least mention...


Confessions of a Second Story Man: Junior Kripplebauer and the K & A Gang

by Allen M. Hornblum

From the 1950s to the 1970s, from Bar Harbor to Boca Raton, the ragtag crew known as the K&A Gang robbed wealthy suburban neighborhoods with assembly line skills. It was hard to imagine a more unlikely crew...