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The New Path: My Life with Paramhansa Yogananda

by Swami Kriyananda

An in-depth account, written by a direct disciple, of what it was like to live with the world teacher, Paramhansa Yogananda-author of the classic, Autobiography of a Yogi. This newly revised and expanded edition...


I'm Sorry You Feel That Way: The Astonishing but True Story of a Daughter, Sister, Slut,Wife, Mother, and Fri end to Man and Dog

by Diana Joseph

An Entertainment Weekly "must"-"It's hard to recall another collection of essays, or a memoir, with more natural charm."

Surrounded by dysfunctional men-from her fourteen-year-old son to her high-maintenance...


When They Were Boys: The True Story of the Beatles' Rise to the Top

by Larry Kane

Never before told stories of the Beatles seven-year rise from teenage dreamers to icons, both the heartbreaks and lucky breaks.


Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street

by Michael Davis

"Davis tracks down every Sesame anecdote and every Sesame personality in his book...Finally, we get to touch Big Bird's feathers."—The New York Times Book Review

Sesame Street is the longest-running-and...


The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera

by Betram D. Wolfe

A visionary painter best known for his murals, Diego Rivera explored Paris, Spain, San Francisco, New York, Moscow and his native Mexico, and counted Picasso, Cocteau, Trotsky and Rockefeller among his coterie...


Her Father's Daughter

by Alice Pung

Winner of the Non-Fiction Prize at the 2011 Western Australian Book Awards

At twenty-something, Alice is eager for the milestones of adulthood: leaving home, choosing a career, finding friendship and love on...


Toyo: A Memoir

by Lily Chan

Winner of the 2013 Dobbie Literary Award.

Toyo learned to ask nothing, to wait and count the days. But they passed and passed and still the doorway remained empty of his deep voice, calling out her name.

Blending...


One Way or Another: The Story of a Girl Who Loved Rock Stars

by Nikki McWatters

In 1981, fifteen-year-old Nikki McWatters is living in a Gold Coast suburb, dragging herself through humdrum schooldays and dreaming of losing her virginity to a rock star. With three friends she starts the...


Reaching One Thousand: A Story of Love, Motherhood and Autism

by Rachel Robertson

'He'll grow out of it,' my friends told me.

'He's so intelligent,' my family said.

'Your parents are mathematicians,' people reminded me. 'What did you expect?'

What did I expect? We expect many things of our...


Mother of Rock: The Lillian Roxon Story

by Robert Milliken

From the pubs of the Sydney Push to New York's legendary nightclubs, Lillian Roxon set the pace for an era that changed the world.

Audacious, independent and fiercely intelligent, by eighteen she was cutting...


Fractured Lives

by Toni Strasburg

Fractured Lives is a memoir of one woman’s experiences as a documentary filmmaker covering the wars in southern Africa during the 1980s and 1990s. Part autobiography, part history, part social commentary and...


The Last Great Cavalryman: The Life of General Sir Richard McCreery, Commander Eighth Army

by Richard Mead

Dick McCreery was commissioned into the 12th Royal Lancers in 1915 and served on The Western Front, winning the MC and surviving wounds. In 1938 he joined the staff of 1st Division under Alexander before being...


Johnny: The Legend and Tragedy of General Sir Ian Hamilton

by John Philip Jones

The Gallipoli campaign was launched in April 1915 in an effort to knock Turkey out of the war but the force that was deployed was too small to achieve its aim. Moreover, the commander, General Sir Ian Hamilton...


The Sterling Redemption: Twenty Five Years to Clear My Name

by James Edmiston & Lawrence Kormornick

The untold true story of James Edmiston who suffered an extraordinary miscarriage of justice in 1983 when senior officials blocked vital witnesses coming to his trial which led to a personal tragedy; a broken...


Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, and Art of Katey Dickens Perugini

by Lucinda Hawksley

As the daughter of the most famous writer of the time, Katey Dickens enjoyed a high profile in Victorian society. She pursued her love of painting, acted in her father’s plays, socialized with the Thackerays,...


The Man Who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris

by Andrew Robinson

“Highly readable . . . a fitting tribute to the quiet outsider who taught the professionals their business and increased our knowledge of the human past.”—Archaeology Odyssey

More than a century ago, in...


Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist

by Walter Bernstein

In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling...


Hungry: A Mother and Daughter Fight  Anorexia

by Sheila Himmel

A unique eating-disorder memoir written by a mother and daughter.

Unbeknownst to food critic Sheila Himmel-as she reviewed exotic cuisines from bistro to brasserie- her daughter, Lisa, was at home starving herself....


Scattershot: My Bipolar Family

by David Lovelace

An memoir of mental illness in the tradition of the bestselling An Unquiet Mind

Scattershot is David Lovelace?s poignant, humorous, and vivid account of bipolar disorder?s effects on his family, and his gripping...


From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot: The Life and Times of Larry Munson

by Larry Munson & Tony Barnhart

A behind-the-scenes look into the life and career of University of Georgia football broadcaster Larry Munson, From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot tells the story of a legendary announcer and his loyal followers....