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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2009

by Jon Meacham

Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated...


The Journal of Helene Berr

Anger Is an Energy

by John Lydon

From the legendary front man of the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd comes the complete, unvarnished story of his life in his own words

John Lydon is an icon—one of the most recognizable and influential cultural...


Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

by T. E. Lawrence

Seven Pillars of Wisdom - A Triumph is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") while serving with rebel forces during the Arabian Revolt against...


Madam Belle: Sex, Money, and Influence in a Southern Brothel

by Maryjean Wall

Belle Brezing made a major career move when she stepped off the streets of Lexington, Kentucky, and into Jennie Hill's bawdy house -- an upscale brothel run out of a former residence of Mary Todd Lincoln. At...


His Name Is Ron: Our Search for Justice

by Kim Goldman

This book is not about OJ. Simpson or his "Dream Team." This book is not another rehash of the "Trial of the Century." It is about Ron Golman and his blended family. Overnight and through tragedy, this quiet,...


Charlie Chaplin

by Kathryn Dixon

Charlie Chaplin literally fell into the genre of slapstick comedy when he was 18 years old. Long out of work and anxious to secure a part in an upcoming third-rate London production of Casey's Circus, entering...


I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H. P. Lovecraft

by S. T. Joshi

This new electronic edition of S. T. Joshi's monumental biography of H. P. Lovecraft includes the entire two-volume print edition in one file, providing the most detailed portrait of the life, work, and thought...


One Shot at Forever: A Small Town, an Unlikely Coach, and a Magical Baseball Season

by Chris Ballard

"One Shot at Forever is powerful, inspirational. . . . This isn't merely a book about baseball. It's a book about heart."

--Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author of Boys Will Be Boys and The Bad Guys...


The Road to Woodstock

by Michael Lang

August 15, 1969. Richie Havens, the first act of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair, takes the stage and welcomes a crowd of several hundred thousand to the green fields of Max Yasgur's farm—which is quickly...


Battleship

by Dorothy Ours

The moving story of a tough little horse, a gifted boy, and a woman ahead of her time.

The youngest jockey, the smallest horse, and an unconventional heiress who disliked publicizing herself. Together, near Liverpool,...


Lincoln

by David Herbert Donald

A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from...


White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son

by Wise

With a new preface and updated chapters, White Like Me is one-part memoir, one-part polemical essay collection. It is a personal examination of the way in which racial privilege shapes the daily lives of white...


I Chose the Sky

by Leonard Rochford

The newest addition to the Grub Street Classics range is this fascinating, insightful and, at times, nail-biting account by the World War One veteran, Leonard H. Rochford. This book has been out of print for...


Burro Genius

by Victor Villasenor

From one of America's most beloved authors comes a raw and unnerving memoir that explores the transformation of an angry young man into the bestselling author we know today.

When Victor Villaseñor stood at the...


A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

by Jimmy Carter

“A warm and detailed memoir.” —Los Angeles Times

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor,...


The Mystical City of God: Volume III "The Transfixion": The Divine History and Life of the Virgin Mother of God

by Venerable Mary of Agreda, Reverend George J. Blatter & Catholic Way Publishing

THE MYSTICAL CITY OF GOD, VOLUME III "THE TRANSFIXION" VENERABLE MARY OF AGREDA The Mystical City of God is a monumental four-volume history of the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as revealed by Our Lady to...


The Mystical City of God: Complete Edition

by Venerable Mary of Agreda, Reverend George J. Blatter & Catholic Way Publishing

THE MYSTICAL CITY OF GOD: COMPLETE EDITION: THE DIVINE HISTORY AND LIFE OF THE VIRGIN MOTHER OF GOD VENERABLE MARY OF AGREDA - A Catholic Classic! - Complete Edition, 8 Books in one, over 830,000 words - Includes...


The New Prophets of Capital

by Nicole Aschoff

A deft and caustic takedown of the new prophets of profit, from Bill Gates to Oprah As severe environmental degradation, breathtaking inequality, and increasing alienation push capitalism against its own contradictions,...


The Wild Oats Project

by Robin Rinaldi

What if for just one year you let desire call the shots?

The project was simple: Robin Rinaldi, a successful magazine journalist, would move into a San Francisco apartment, join a dating site, and get laid. Never...