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Money Talks, Bullsh*t Walks: Inside the Contrarian Mind of Billionaire Mogul Sam Zell

by Ben Johnson

"The challenge is, how do we get somebody 126 years old to get it up?" This was Sam Zell's unique way of saying hello to a large gathering at the Los Angeles Times shortly after taking charge of Tribune Company....


Grace, Under Pressure: A Girl with Asperger's and Her Marathon Mom

by Sophie Walker

Grace, Under Pressure is a moving story that charts the highs and lows of raising a child with Asperger Syndrome and the physical challenge of training for a long-distance running event.


The Final Years of Marilyn Monroe: The Shocking True Story

by Keith Badman

In his illuminating, fascinating book, Keith Badman finally uncovers the truth about the icon’s last years.

It was a tough time – one in which the star’s increasingly erratic behaviour and dependence on...


Raymond Chandler: A Mysterious Something in the Light: A Life

by Tom Williams

What we know of Raymond Chandler is shrouded in secrets and half-truths as deceptive as anything in his magisterial novel The Long Goodbye. Now, drawing on new interviews, previously unpublished letters and...


Stryker: The Siege of Sadr City

by Konrad RK Ludwig

In the spring of 2008, Coalition troops responded in-force to what quickly became one of the largest, bloodiest and most influential battles of the Iraq War. For nearly three months, American and Iraqi troops...


Falling Into Place: A Memoir of Overcoming

by Hattie Kauffman

Four-time Emmy Award-winning news correspondent shares her emotionally gripping and entertaining story of finding faith and overcoming the wounds of abuse, poverty, alcoholism, and divorce.


Through Grown-up Eyes: Living with Childhood Fame

by Robert Henrey

Bobby Henrey was eight when he was improbably chosen by film director Carol Reed and producer Sir Alexander Korda to star alongside Sir Ralph Richardson in The Fallen Idol based on a Graham Greene story. Released...


A Croft in the Hills

by Katharine Stewart

A real classic among Highland books, "A Croft in the Hills" captures, in simple, moving descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft fifty years ago. A couple and their young...


A Garden in the Hills

by Katharine Stewart

From the author of the Highland classic A Croft in the Hills, this illustrated book celebrates one of mankind's oldest pleasures. Month by month we are taken through a year in the life of Katharine Stewart's...


Life Cycle: A Bike Ride Round Scotland (and Back to Childhood)

by Gary Sutherland

A casual conversation between Gary Sutherland and his brother Stewart about going on a bike ride leads to an extraordinary trip in which they travel the length and breadth of Scotland. In order to recapture...


Chic Murray's Funnyosities

by Robbie Grigor

My boss is so narrow minded that when he has an idea, it comes out folded.' 'I used to write her love letters in the sand. But it was an incredible hassle trying to get sand into the pillar box.' 'Do you know...


In the Front Line: A Doctor in War and Peace

by Alec Glen

This memoir by a Scottish doctor who was born and went on to work in Govan was found among family papers long after his death in 1972. Less an account of the author's inner life, it is a graphic narrative, by...


Edie's Tale: Growing Up in Darlaston. Edith Rushton

by Edith Rushton

A personal memoir of an ordinary working-class woman who grew up in the back streets of Darlaston between the wars. Illustrated with family photos and 25 images of between-the-wars Darlaston, this book captures...


Derbyshire's Own

by Nicola Rippon

Did you know that Derbyshire can boast at least three Nobel Laureates and numerous Olympians? That Catherine Booth, co-founder of the Salvation Army, was born in Ashbourne? This book features more than 100 of...


Country Boy: Growing Up in Norfolk 1940-60

by Colin Miller

Colin Miller chronicles developments of the 1940s and 50s through the eyes of a Norfolk schoolboy and teenager.


The Will To Survive: Three and a Half Years as a Prisoner of the Japanese

by Arthur Godman

Taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore in 1942, Arthur Godman spent the next three and a half years on the Burma-Siam railway, living in camps along the River Kwai. Like other PoWs, he experienced disease...


Letters to a Young Doctor

by Richard Selzer

Highly candid, insightful, and unexpectedly humorous essays on both the brutality and the beauty of the profession in which saving and losing lives is all in a day’s work. A timeless collection by the “best...


Labor of Love: The Story of One Man's Extraordinary Pregnancy

by Thomas Beatie

Thomas Beatie electrified the world in April 2008 with his announcement that he was seven months pregnant and due to give birth in July. The news made headlines across the globe, but it’s only one chapter...


Vivien Leigh: An Intimate Portrait

by Kendra Bean

In-depth research and new interviews are paired with rare and never-before-published photographs by Leigh’s “official” photographer Angus McBean.


Once a Grand Duchess: Xenia, Sister of Nicholas II

by John Van der Kiste

This biography of Xenia, sister of Nicholas II gives a new angle on the Romanov story and provides new information on relationships within the family after the Revolution. Important new letters and photographs...