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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...


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...


Life Among the Piutes

by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins

Life Among the Paiutes is considered the "first known autobiography written by a Native American woman." This is both an autobiographic memoir and history of the Paiute people during their first forty years...


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...


Seven Pillars of Wisdom

by T. E. Lawrence

Some Englishmen, of whom Kitchener was chief, believed that a rebellion of Arabs against Turks would enable England, while fighting Germany, simultaneously to defeat Turkey.

Their knowledge of the nature and...


Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass

by Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and ex-slave, Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives...


The Life of Charlotte Brontë

by Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell's biography of her close friend Charlotte Bronte; was published in 1857 to immediate popular acclaim, and remains the most significant study of the enigmatic author who gave Jane Eyre the subtitle...


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...


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 Stoics

by Diogenes Laertius

In The Stoics, Diogenes Laërtius details the lives and philosophical opinions of the first Greek Stoic philosophers: Zeno of Citium, Ariston of Chios, Herillus of Carthage, Dionysius the Renegade, Cleanthes...


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....


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...


Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

by Atul Gawande

This is a stunningly well-written account of the life of a surgeon: what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the terrifying - literally life and death - decisions that have to be made.There are accounts...


Crossing the Line

by Derek Sanderson & Kevin Shea

The autobiography of one of hockey’s first rebels and a beloved member of the “Big Bad Bruins,” this book shares how Derek Sanderson’s ferocious style helped lead the team to two Stanley Cup victories...