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Women In Islam

by Abd Ar-Rahman bin Abd Al-Kareem Ash-Sheha & Abd Ar-Rahman bin Abd AlKareem

Shedding light on the status of women prior to Islam, this book explains that women were ill-treated and humiliated in many cultures and how Islam put an end to all this injustice, gave women their proper status...


Relativity

by Albert Einstein

After completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Albert Einstein wrote a book about relativity for a popular audience. His intention was 'to give an exact insight into...


Autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila

by St. Teresa of Avila

In this classic of Christian mysticism, a Carmelite nun describes her struggles and ultimate union with God. St. Teresa recounts her childhood, spiritual crises, and embrace of the contemplative life.


Song To Kill A Giant

by Sandra Kalniete

Pirms 25 gadiem Latvijas, Igaunijas un Lietuvas cilv?ki Amerikas Savienotaj?s Valst?s apvienoja n?cijas Amerikas Savienotaj?s Valst?s. aicin?jums p?c taisn?guma, apstr?d?ja padomju milzu. Š? mier?g? dzied?šanas...


Dior by Dior: The Autobiography of Christian Dior

Carlo Acutis, the Servant of God

by Francesco Occhetta & Carly Andrews

In the face of death, the hope of every man is put to the test. When one is dealing with the illness and death of a young boy, one seems to oscillate on the edge of incomprehensibility. Yet there are testimonies...


My Experiments with Truth

by Mahatma Gandhi

The Story of My Experiments with Truth, the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi, is a very popular and influential book. It covers the period from his birth (1869) to the year 1921, describing his childhood, his...


What Is Islam Faith?

by Muhammad Vandestra

Among the blessings and favors that God has bestowed upon humanity is that He endowed them with an innate ability to recognize and acknowledge His existence.  He placed this awareness deep in their hearts as...


Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs

Published in 1861, Harriet Jacobs's "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" was one of the first of the personal slave narratives. At the time this book was first published Harriet Jacobs was living as an escaped...


Eminent Victorians

by Lytton Strachey

Lytton Strachey (1880-1932) was a founder of the famed Bloomsbury Group, an influential group of intellectuals and writers in wartime England. Considered a masterpiece of biographical writing, "Eminent Victorians"...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Franklin Benjamin

Franklin's Autobiography has received widespread praise, both for its historical value as a record of an important early American and for its literary style. It is often considered the first American book to...


Fast Eddie

by Eddie Maher

9.30am on 22 January 1993. The moment in crime history that one of Britain's most audacious thefts ever took place and the legend of 'Fast Eddie' was created. This is the story of how Securicor guard Eddie Maher...


Girlvert

by Oriana Small

Proclaimed "girl-pervert" Oriana Small, AKA Ashley Blue, a veritable artist at heart, weaves through the intricacies of a decade in and out of the adult film industry, love, drugs, and her own firebrand of what...


Fourteen: A Daughter's Memoir of Adventure, Sailing, and Survival

by Leslie Johansen Nack

Leslie is fourteen in 1975 when she and her two teenage sisters batten down the hatches on their forty-five-foot sailboat to navigate from San Diego to French Polynesia-a difficult journey that also puts them...


Mother Teresa (Revised Edition)

by Kathryn Spink

Mother Teresa of Calcutta was the founder of the Missionaries ofCharity and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, but her story is so much moreremarkable. From her childhood in the Balkans to her work in India, from...


Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

by Nina Sankovitch

“NinaSankovitch has crafted a dazzling memoir that remindsus of the most primal function of literature-to heal, to nurture and to connectus to our truest selves." —Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between...


My Year with Eleanor: A Memoir

by Noelle Hancock

“I honestly loved this book.”

—Jim Norton, New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Your Guts

“Eleanor taught Noelle that, first and foremost, Courage Takes Practice. Her yearlong quest to face her...


Through My Eyes

by Tim Tebow & Nathan Whitaker

FormerUniversity of Florida star quarterback, 2010 first-round draft pick for theDenver Broncos, and devout Christian Tim Tebow tellsthe story of his faith, his life, and his career in football in Through MyEyes...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


Theodore Roosevelt

by Theodore Roosevelt

Spanning his earliest remembrances as a child to his historic charge up San Juan Hill, and his years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography offers an intimate and telling portrait of one of...