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Whitney Houston!: The Spectacular Rise and Tragic Fall of the Woman Whose Voice Inspired a Generation

by Mark Bego

Whitney Houston (1963–2012) was a superstar. Few in the world of show business reach the career heights that she attained with what seemed such ease. Her megastardom peaked in 1992 with the release of the hit...


In the Basement of the Ivory Tower: The Truth About College

by Professor X

A caustic expose of the deeply state of our colleges-America's most expensive Ponzi scheme.

What drives a former English major with a creative writing degree, several unpublished novels, three kids, and a...


Hawkeyes For Life

by Steve Roe

Hawkeyes for Life shares the passion of devoted University of Iowa sports fans. From watching Nile Kinnick lead the renowned Ironmen in 1939 to following the Hawkeyes to Florida bowl games in recent years, the...


The Salt Of Broken Tears: A Novel

by Michael Meehan

On the edge of the remote salt flats of Australia, a young woman blows in from nowhere and disturbs the precarious equilibrium of a family farm. The boy is fascinated by her, his mother despises her, and the...


Georges Braque: A Life

by Alex Danchev

Together with Picasso and Matisse, Georges Braque is unquestionably one of the three great pillars of twentieth-century art. Here is the first full-length biography of this remarkable figure. A pioneer of modern...


Alzheimer's: Will I Be Next?

by Jack Turley

"Before writing this book . . . it was important for me to acknowledge-and ultimately accept-the startling contrast between the before and after states of mind which co-exist in a victim of Alzheimer's disease....


Flight for Life: An American Company's Dramatic Rescue of Nigerian Burn Victims

by Richard D. Stewart

Flight for Life is the heart-stopping account of one of the most gripping rescue missions in African history. Told by a doctor involved in saving the lives of Nigerian workers who became victims of a tragic...


Naked on the Page

by Jane Ganahl

Jane Ganahl is one of millions of single people out there looking for love at midlife, and she?s (more or less) happy (damn it!)

Jane Ganahl is forty-nine, single, and loving it?mostly. In Naked on the Page...


Defending the Spirit: A Black Life in America

by Randall Robinson

Randall Robinson's Defending The Spirit is a personal account of his rise from poverty in the segregated south to a position as one of the most distinguished and outspoken political activists of our time. In...


Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America

by Leslie Zemeckis & Blaze Starr

Burlesque was one of America's most popular forms of live entertainment in the first half of the 20th century. Gaudy, bawdy, and spectacular, the shows entertained thousands of paying customers every night...


Soccer Dad: A Father, a Son, and a Magic Season

by W. D. Wetherell

A father's true story of his high-school-age son's winning soccer season. Soccer Dad is simultaneously the candid reflections of a devoted father and the enthusiastic observations of a diehard soccer fan. When...


Doc: True Tales of Mishaps, Emergencies, and Miracles from a Montana Physician

by MD, R. E. Losee & MD, Arthur L. Boland

The four hundred townspeople of Ennis, Montana needed a doctor and Ronald E. Losee, MD, became "Doc." Learning from his failures and rejoicing in his triumphs, he performed appendectomies on a rickety operating-room...


Wallenberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Who Saved the Jews of Budapest

by Kati Marton

A fearless young Swede whose efforts saved countless Hungarian Jews from certain death at the hands of Adolf Eichmann, Raoul Wallenberg was one of the true heroes to emerge during the Nazi occupation of Eu-rope....


Bono

by Michka Assayas

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


Women of Privilege: 100 Years of Love and Loss in a Family of the Hudson River Valley

by Gillotti Susan

Women of Privilege traces the decline of a once-privileged Hudson River Valley family where the neighbors were Vanderbilts, Delanos, and Roosevelts. Susan Gillotti provides us an insight into her ancestors'...


Guerrilla Nation: My Wars In and Out of Vietnam

by Michael Maclear

Michael Maclear was the first Western television journalist admitted into wartime North Vietnam. He found himself caught in a terrible contradiction: Hanoi didn't censor his reporting, but a nervous CBC distrusted...


Someday My Prince Will Come: True Adventures of a Wannabe Princess

by Jerramy Fine

The charming story of a small-town girl who dreams of finding love with a real-life English prince?and who?s willing to go to hilarious lengths to make her fairy tale come true

Most young girls dream of becoming...


Karl Marx

by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy & Alan Ryan

Isaiah Berlin's intellectual biography of Karl Marx has long been recognized as one of the best concise accounts of the life and thought of the man who had, in Berlin's words, a more "direct, deliberate, and...


In Capable Arms: Living a Life Embraced by Grace

by Sarah Kovac

An inspiring and motivating story of overcoming the odds and embracing the gift of life.


Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America

by Michelle Kennedy

Michelle Kennedy had a typical middle class American childhood in Vermont. She attended college, interned in the U.S. Senate, married her high school sweetheart and settled in the suburbs of D.C. But the comfortable...