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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....


Our Hearts Hang from the Lemon Trees: A Family Divided: France, London and the Secrets in Between

by Laetitia Rutherford

“I listened to that house breathe and creak through twenty long summers, often bored, or longing to be somewhere else, always ensnared by its charm…” In this captivating memoir, Laetitia Rutherford evokes...


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'...


The Hidden Thread: Russia and South Africa in the Soviet Era

by Irina Filatova

The Hidden Thread is a journey of revelation about the relationship between Soviet Russia and South Africa, hidden for most of its length. The story is told with insight and depth by Irina Filatova and Apollon...


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...


Babyface Goes to Hollywood: Fighters, Mobsters & Film Stars. The Jimmy McLarnin Story

by Andrew Gallimore

He was the Darling of the Depression. At a time when the Mob ruled the prize ring, Jimmy McLarnin and his manager Pop Foster stayed out of the clutches of the gunmen.

This is the story of two Irishmen who found...


Hidden Soldier: An Irish Legionnaire¿s Wars   from Bosnia to Iraq

by Padraig O'Keeffe & Ralph Riegel

Pádraig O’Keeffe joined the elite and secretive French Foreign Legion at the age of twenty, seeking a challenge that would absorb his interests and intensity. He served with the Legion in Cambodia and Bosnia,...


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...


A Colossal Wreck: A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption and American Culture

by Alexander Cockburn

Alexander Cockburn was without question one of the most influential journalists of his generation, whose writing stems from the best tradition of Mark Twain, H.L. Menchken and Tom Paine. Colossal Wreck, his...


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...


What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

by Alexander Mccall Smith

When facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title character of a series of novels by best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith--often refers to the great twentieth-century...


Embrace the Chaos: How India Taught Me to Stop Overthinking and Start Living

by Bob Miglani

An accomplished Fortune 50 executive translates for a western audience the lessons he learned from the land of his birth, India. Bob Miglani was stressed out, burnt out, and stuck until he rediscovered the enduring...