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The Sterling Redemption: Twenty Five Years to Clear My Name

by James Edmiston & Lawrence Kormornick

The untold true story of James Edmiston who suffered an extraordinary miscarriage of justice in 1983 when senior officials blocked vital witnesses coming to his trial which led to a personal tragedy; a broken...


Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter: The Life, Loves, and Art of Katey Dickens Perugini

by Lucinda Hawksley

As the daughter of the most famous writer of the time, Katey Dickens enjoyed a high profile in Victorian society. She pursued her love of painting, acted in her father’s plays, socialized with the Thackerays,...


The Man Who Deciphered Linear B: The Story of Michael Ventris

by Andrew Robinson

“Highly readable . . . a fitting tribute to the quiet outsider who taught the professionals their business and increased our knowledge of the human past.”—Archaeology Odyssey

More than a century ago, in...


Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist

by Walter Bernstein

In an immensely alive and pointed memoir by a writer who was himself blacklisted during what Lillian Hellman so aptly called "scoundrel time, " Bernstein recounts his passage from idealist to scapegoat. Chronicling...


Shirley

by Muriel Burgess

Shirley Bassey is one of the all-time greats of the entertainment business. She has sold more records than any other British female singer and still commands massive audiences around the world. Now, after a...


Hungry: A Mother and Daughter Fight  Anorexia

by Sheila Himmel

A unique eating-disorder memoir written by a mother and daughter.

Unbeknownst to food critic Sheila Himmel-as she reviewed exotic cuisines from bistro to brasserie- her daughter, Lisa, was at home starving herself....


Scattershot: My Bipolar Family

by David Lovelace

An memoir of mental illness in the tradition of the bestselling An Unquiet Mind

Scattershot is David Lovelace?s poignant, humorous, and vivid account of bipolar disorder?s effects on his family, and his gripping...


From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot: The Life and Times of Larry Munson

by Larry Munson & Tony Barnhart

A behind-the-scenes look into the life and career of University of Georgia football broadcaster Larry Munson, From Herschel to a Hobnail Boot tells the story of a legendary announcer and his loyal followers....


Frederick the Great

by Nancy Mitford & Liesl Schillinger

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in...


Learning to Breathe: One Woman's Journey of Spirit and Survival

by Alison Wright

An extraordinary spiritual memoir about the will to survive . . . one breath at a time

While traveling in Laos on a winding mountain road, the bus that award-winning journalist Alison Wright was riding in collided...


Breaking New Ground: A Personal History

by Lester R. Brown

An inspirational memoir tracing Lester Brown’s life from a small-farm childhood to leadership as a global environmental activist. Lester R. Brown, whom the Washington Post praised as “one of the world’s...


Ten Degrees of Reckoning: A True Story of Survival

by Hester Rumberg

An international bestseller. A remarkable true story of one woman's courage.

In 1993, Judith and Michael Sleavin and their two children set out to sail around the world. Three years into their incredible...


What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong

by Stewart Francke

What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong is a survival memoir that recounts Stewart Francke's remarkable journey through leukemia and a bone marrow transplant, complications and recovery. Understanding he is,...


All I Know: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Life

by Mary Coustas

One of Australia's best known comedians, Mary Coustas, takes us on an intimate, at times heartbreaking, but ultimately uplifting journey through three deaths that changed her life forever.


William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

by Gabriel Miller

During his forty-five-year career, William Wyler (1902--1981) pushed the boundaries of filmmaking with his gripping storylines and innovative depth-of-field cinematography. With a body of work that includes...


Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

by Henry G. Gole & Edward M. Coffman

As World War II recedes from living memory, there remain untold stories of important behind-the-scenes operatives who provided vital support to the leaders celebrated in historical accounts. Colonel Truman Smith...


Gandhi: A Spiritual Biography

by Arvind Sharma

In his Autobiography, Gandhi wrote, "What I want to achieve-what I have been striving and pining to achieve these thirty years-is self-realization, to see God face to face. . . . All that I do by way of speaking...


The Boys from Syracuse: The Shuberts' Theatrical Empire

by Foster Hirsch

From 1905 to the crash of 1929, Sam Shubert (1874-1905) and his brothers Lee (1874-1953) and J. J. (1878-1963), despite poor beginnings and near-illiteracy, created a theater monopoly unrivaled in history. Their...


Death of An Idealist: In Search of Neil Aggett

by Beverley Naidoo

Death of an Idealist is the biography of Neil Aggett, the only white person to die while being held in custody by South Africa’s apartheid security police. A medical doctor who worked most of the week as an...


The Promise of Living

by George A. Goens

In 2004, George Goens lost his daughter during the birth of his second grandchild. How does one respond to the simultaneous crash of life and death? In The Promise of Living: Loss, Life and Living, Goens wrestles...