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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

by Jack Weatherford

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth...


Trump: How to Get Rich

by Meredith Mciver & Donald J. Trump

First he made five billion dollars.

Then he made The Apprentice.

Now The Donald shows you how to make a fortune, Trump style.

HOW TO GET RICH

Real estate titan, bestselling author, and TV impresario Donald J. Trump...


Hammer - Bash for Cash

by John Sparks & Mark Dixon

Mark Dixon has come a long way. From a bullied private school boy to a talented boxer and kickboxer and street fighter of notorious repute. Mark has spent a lifetime as a career bouncer and is one of Australia's...


Fighting for America: Black Soldiers-the Unsung Heroes of World War II

by Christopher Moore

The African-American contribution to winning World War II has never been celebrated as profoundly as in Fighting for America. In this inspirational and uniquely personal tribute, the essential part played by...


Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself

by Rich Roll

Finding Ultra is Rich Roll’s incredible-but-true account of achieving one of the most awe-inspiring midlife physical transformations ever.

 

One cool evening in October 2006, the night before he was to turn...


Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell

by Tom Bower

For this definitive biography, acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Tom Bower was granted unprecedented access to Simon Cowell and those around him—and the result is a fascinating multilayered portrait...


The Laws of the Ring: The Laws of the Cage from the California Kid

by Urijah Faber & Tim Keown

“The California Kid,” Mixed Martial Arts pioneer and former featherweight champ in World Extreme Cagefighting, Urijah Faber offers an unconventional and enlightening guide to mental dominance and personal...


Start Something That Matters

by Blake Mycoskie

The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good.

 

“A creative and open-hearted business model for our times.”—...


Jane Austen: A Life

by Claire Tomalin

   At her death in 1817, Jane Austen left the world six of the most beloved novels written in English—but her shortsighted family destroyed the bulk of her letters; and if she kept any diaries, they did...


We Thought You Would Be Prettier: True Tales of the Dorkiest Girl Alive

by Laurie Notaro

She thought she’d have more time. Laurie Notaro figured she had at least a few good years left. But no–it’s happened. She has officially lost her marbles. From the kid at the pet-food store checkout line...


Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

by Azar Nafisi

We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi’s dream and of the nightmare that made it come true.

For two years before she left Iran...


Four Feet Tall and Rising: A Memoir

by Shorty Rossi

Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi, the tough-talking, fedora-wearing star of Animal Planet’s hit show Pit Boss, may stand only four feet tall but that hasn’t stopped him from living large, becoming a successful...


The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson IV

The Years of Lyndon Johnson #4

National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography 2012, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 2012

by Robert A. Caro

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD,  THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

 ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TEN...


Dear Daughter: The Best of the Dear Leta Letters

by Heather Armstrong

 A mother’s love is unconditional: There are quiet snuggles, off-key sing-alongs, un-controllable belly laughs, and daily miracles that only a parent can understand. Heather Armstrong first wrote to her daughter...


The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea

by Walter Borneman

How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power.

Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral...


The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

by Nancy Gibbs & Michael Duffy

The Presidents Club, established at Dwight Eisenhower’s inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of the Oval Office and yet are...


South

by Ernest Shackleton

This astonishing memoir of Shackleton's final voyage explores courage, tenacity and unflagging hope in the face of adversity. South remains one of the greatest adventures of the twentieth century.


Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter

by Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn’s classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry.

 

Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six,...


Through the Eyes of a South African Woman and Other Children

by Andrina D. Abrahamse

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In 1958, South Africa was going through one of its most horrendous eras - Apartheid. Andrina Abrahamse writes a riveting, personal account of her experiences growing up and working during this pivotal...


Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our History

by Kati Marton

Kati Marton’s bestselling Hidden Power is an engrossing look at twelve presidential marriages–from Edith and Woodrow Wilson to Laura and George W. Bush–that have profoundly affected America’s history....