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Bohuslav Martinu: The Compulsion to Compose

by F. James Rybka

Bohuslav Martinu's amazing output—over 400 imaginative, well-crafted, and diverse pieces, including symphonies, operas, ballet scores, and other orchestral works—is accounted for in this biography that asserts...


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...


Moonlight over England the Story of One Nightfighter Pilot

by Eric P. Donald

I came across an old photo recently and pondered the people in it. The person in the centre was my late brother, Norman G. Donald of the RAF. The other figures in the photo I do not know, though I suspect they...


Double Spy

by Peter van Wermeskerken

Double Spy is my autobiography as a double agent in East Germany and the Netherlands, from March 1967 to September 1970. While I visited a young woman in Chemnitz, two men approached her, wanting to see me....


The Diary of a Young Girl

by Anne Frank

Among the most powerful accounts of the Nazi occupation, "The Diary of Anne Frank" chronicles the life of Anne Frank, a thirteen-year old girl fleeing her home in Amsterdam to go into hiding. Anne reveals the...


Walden

by Henry David Thoreau

First published in 1854, Walden recounts American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst...


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...


The Keeper

by Tim Howard

"I believe that we will win."

In the summer of 2014, Tim Howard became an overnight sensation after more than ten years as one of America's leading professional soccer players. His record-breaking 15 saves for...


Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins’ championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


Enter Helen

by Brooke Hauser

This cinematic story about legendary Cosmopolitan editor and champion of the single girl Helen Gurley Brown chronicles her rise as a cultural icon who redefined what it means to be an American woman.

In 1965,...


Jim Otto

by Jim Otto & Dave Newhouse

Jim Otto is generally reconized as one of the greatest and most durable offensive centers the game of football has ever seen. He wasn't drafted by any NFL team so he joined the Oakland Raiders of the new AFL,...


An American Odyssey

by Bob Mathias & Robert Mendes

Bob Mathias is a true 20th-century American hero. The youngest man ever to win the Olympic decathlon gold medal, and the only American ever to win it twice, Mathias was also a movie star, U.S. Marine, writer,...


Love Made Visible: Scenes from a Mostly Happy Marriage

by Jean Gibran, Katherine French & Charles Giuliano

Jean Gibran’s Love Made Visible is the moving story of a marriage, of Boston’s South End, and the Boston Expressionist art scene that first flourished there in the 1930s and ‘40s. A teacher in the Boston...


The Faces of Struggles Such As Cancers Are On the Journey to God's Glory!

by Alfancena Millicent Barrett

This book is my testimony of how God used me through life's struggles and attack of cancers to my body to bring Glory to His name. It tells of how He prepared me with the help of my family, from the time of...


Stories of a Good Old Boy from Acworth, GA

by Walter Flanagan

This book contains my true stories of growing up in Acworth, GA in the fifties and other experiences from my almost seventy years of life. For those of you that also grew up in the fifties, you'll know that...