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Charles Dickens and the Great Theatre of the World

by Simon Callow

Acclaimed actor and writer Simon Callow offers a fresh perspective on one of the greatest novelists in the English language, Charles Dickens, in this lively, colorful biography.

 

Dickens was one of the first...


Giving Up the Ghost: A Story About Friendship, 80s Rock, a Lost Scrap of Paper, and What It Means to Be Haunted

by Eric Nuzum

At once hilarious and incredibly moving, Giving Up the Ghost is a memoir of lost love and second chances, and a ghost story like no other.

 

Eric Nuzum is afraid of the supernatural, and for good reason: As a...


Bareknuckle: Memoirs of the Undefeated Champion

by Bartley Gormon

Born into a community of Irish travelers, Bartley Gorman is known as one of the greatest bare-knuckle fighters of all time. Through Gorman¹s memoirs the reader gets a front row view of the punches exchanged...


Running with the Bulls: My Years with the Hemingways

by Valerie Hemingway

A chance encounter in Spain in 1959 brought young Irish reporter Valerie Danby-Smith face to face with Ernest Hemingway. The interview was awkward and brief, but before it ended something had clicked into place....


X-Ray: The Unauthorized Autobiography

by Ray Davies

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Constantine: Roman Emperor, Christian Victor

by Paul Stephenson

A fascinating survey of the life and enduring legacy of perhaps the greatest and most unjustly ignored of the Roman emperors-written by a richly gifted historian.

In 312 A.D., Constantine-one of four Roman emperors...


The Men Who Would Be King

by Josephine Ross

Courting the Virgin Queen

For more than half a century, Elizabeth I was pursued by kings, princes, and nobles from across Europe. During the marriage negotiations, romance blended with diplomacy as suitor after...


All Roads Lead to Austen: A Year-Long Journey with Jane

by Amy Smith

"An illuminating insight...fascinating."-Amanda Grange, bestselling author of Mr. Darcy's Diary

"A journey through both a physical landscape and the geography of the human heart and mind...delightfully entertaining...


A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog That Unlocked His World

by Nuala Gardner

Now a New York Times Bestseller!

"The incredible story of a family with an autistic son, Dale, who conquers his disability thanks to the special bond he forms with Henry, a golden retriever puppy ... This is...


In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

by , Qanta Ahmed

The decisions that change your life are often the most impulsive ones.


Free Gift with Purchase: My Improbable Career in Magazines and Makeup

by Jean Godfrey-June

Everybody loves beauty products. Even if you think you know nothing about them, or even if you think you hate them, you actually know plenty about them and, in fact, have several of them that you love. You have...


Anything but Plane Sailing

by Bryden Mossop

Synopsis:

A few years ago, I had a particularly interesting episode concerning a light aircraft Cessna 150. It was a catastrophic engine failure to be precise. When someone mentioned I should write about it,...


Eisenhower

by Geoffrey Perret

This new, in-depth life of Eisenhower offers fresh perspectives, not only on World War II and the Korean War but also on the Cold War, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, the U-2 crisis and Vietnam.

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The Boy Who Loved Apples: A Mother's Battle with Her Son's Anorexia

by Amanda Webster

Brave, honest and ultimately uplifting, The Boy Who Loved Apples is a compelling and beautifully written account of life with an eating disorder, and a gritty, moving testament to a mother's love. As Amanda...


Genet: A Biography

National Book Critics Circle for Biography/Autobiography 1993

by Edmund White

In this revelatory biography of Jean Genet, we have the first full-scale life of one of the great -- and controversial -- figures of twentieth-century literature. Edmund White shows us the writer in all his...


Newton: Ackroyd's Brief Lives

by Peter Ackroyd

When Newton was not yet twenty-five years old, he formulated calculus, hit upon the idea of gravity, and discovered that white light was made up of all the colors of the spectrum. By 1678, Newton designed a...


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup & Ira Berlin

Now the major motion picture that won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong'o, and directed by Steve McQueen

Perhaps the best written of all...


The Forgetting River: A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity, and the Inquisition

by Doreen Carvajal

The unexpected and moving story of an American journalist who works to uncover her family’s long-buried Jewish ancestry in Spain.

Raised a Catholic in California, New York Times journalist Doreen Carvajal is...


Law Man: My Story of Robbing Banks, Winning Supreme Court Cases, and Finding Redemption

by Dennis Burke & Shon Hopwood

Law Man is an improbable-but-true memoir of redemption -- the story of a young bank robber who became the greatest jailhouse lawyer in American history, and who changed not just his own life, but the lives of...


Motherhood Exaggerated

by Judith Hannan, Alan M. M. M. M. Dershowitz & Leonard D. D. Wexler M., M.D. Wexler

When eight-year-old Nadia cracks her jaw on a piece of Halloween candy unmasking a rare bone cancer, mother and daughter are launched on a revelatory journey of treatment, recovery and survival