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C. S. Lewis - A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet

by Alister Mcgrath

ECPA 2014 Christian Book Award Winner (Non-Fiction)!

Fifty years after his death, C. S. Lewis continues to inspire and fascinate millions. His legacy remains varied and vast. He was a towering intellectual figure,...


Captive in Iran: A Remarkable True Story of Hope and Triumph Amid the Horror of Tehran's Brutal Evin Prison

by Maryam Rostampour, Marziyeh Amirizadeh & John Perry

Embark on a chilling journey inside one of the world’s darkest and most dangerous places: Evin, the notorious Tehran prison. Here, prisoners are routinely tortured, abused, and violated. Executions are frequent...


You Buy the Peanut Butter, I'll Get the Bread: The Absolutely True Adventures of Best Friends in Business

by Poe Hill, Kirsten

Best friends and business partners, two remarkable women share their secrets to starting and succeeding in your own business

Part inspiring business story and part insider’s how-to, You Buy the Peanut Butter,...


A Heart for Freedom: The Remarkable Journey of a Young Dissident, Her Daring Escape, and Her Quest to Free China's Daughters

by Chai Ling

The dramatic and fascinating story of Chai Ling, commander-in-chief of the student protesters at Tiananmen Square and witness to the massacre of thousands of Chinese civilians. Risking imprisonment and possible...


While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement

by Carolyn Maull McKinstry & Denise George

On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of...


Why I Stayed: The Choices I Made in My Darkest Hour

by Gayle Haggard & Angela Elwell Hunt

On November 2, 2006, Gayle Haggard’s life changed forever when her husband, Ted Haggard, founder of the 14,000-member New Life Church in Colorado Springs and president of the National Association of Evangelicals,...


When Invisible Children Sing

by Irwin Tang, Chi Cheng Huang & Robert Coles

Expecting to treat some mildly ill children from the streets of Bolivia on a quick “service trip,” an idealistic young medical student gets more than he bargained for when he takes a year off from Harvard...


House of Cards: The True Story of How a 26-Year-Old Fundamentalist Virgin Learned about Life, Love, and Sex by Writing Greeting Cards

by David Ellis Dickerson

A hilarious and honest memoir by an ex-greeting card writer, ex- virgin fundamentalist, and current This American Life contributor.

When David Dickerson landed his dream job-at Hallmark writing greeting cards-he...


George Orwell: A Life in Letters

by George Orwell & Peter Davison

Appearing for the first time in one volume, these trenchant letters tell the eloquent narrative of Orwell’s life in his own words. From his school days to his tragic early death, George Orwell, who never wrote...


Beaverbrook: A Shattered Legacy

by Jacques Poitras

For the first time, the fully documented story of the unravelling of the Beaverbrook legacy. From humble beginnings, Max Aitken, later Lord Beaverbrook, rose to the heights of politics and business. His philanthropy...


Another City upon a Hill: A New England Memoir

by Joseph A. Conforti

A searching portrait of a city battered by the collapse of the textile industry woven into a spirited coming of age story


Martin Luther: A Life

by Martin E. Marty

Called ?The most influential interpreter of American religion? by Bill Moyers, renowned historian and Lutheran pastor Martin Marty portrays the religious reformer Martin Luther as a man of conscience and courage...


War Makes Men of Boys: A Soldier's World War II

by Katherine I. Miller

Hundreds of novels have been written about young men coming of age in war. And millions of young men have, in fact, come of age in combat. This is the story of Joe Ted (Bud) Miller, as told by his daughter,...


Joan of Arc: A Life

by Mary Gordon

? A master of the story form? (The New York Times) offers a fresh, revealing portrait of the legendary saint

Celebrated novelist Mary Gordon brings Joan of Arc alive as a complex figure full of contradictions...


Casanova: Actor, Lover, Priest, Spy

by Ian Kelly

"A sheer testament to the power of the written word." (The New York Times)

Giacomo Casanova's energy was dazzling. He made and lost fortunes, founded state lotteries, and wrote forty-two books and 3,600 pages...


Down Second Avenue

by Es'kia Mphahlele & Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Es’kia Mphahlele’s seminal memoir of life in apartheid South Africa—available for the first time in Penguin Classics  

Nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1969, Es’kia Mphahlele is considered the Dean...


Outlaws: One Man's Rise Through the Savage World of Renegade Bikers,Hell's Angels and Global Crime

by Tony Thompson

The shocking inside story of life in a biker gang, from one of Britain's top true-crime writers

As a member of the international motorcycle club known as the Pagans, Daniel "Snake Dog" Boone had a ringside seat...


Dr. Space: The Life of Wernher von Braun

by Bob Ward

Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed portrait of the father of modern rocketry. As he chronicles Wernher...


Rebecca Dickinson: Independence for a New England Woman

by Marla Miller

An engaging look into the life of Rebecca Dickinson and the paradoxes presented by an unmarried woman who earned her own living at the time of the American Revolution


Boy Republic: Patrick Pearse and the Weapon of Education

by Brendan Walsh

Patrick Pearse, teacher, poet, and one of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rising has long been a central figure in Irish history. The book provides a radically new interpretation of Patrick Pearse's work in...