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Not Done Yet: Living Through Breast Cancer

by Laurie Kingston

Not Done Yet opens a window on one woman's journey through breast cancer treatment, recovery, recurrence, and beyond. When she found a lump in her breast in December 2005, Laurie Kingston was thirty-eight, with...


The Tartan Pimpernel

by was born at Bowmore, Isla Donald Caskie

Donald Caskie was a minister of the Scots Kirk in Paris at the time of German invasion of France in 1940. Although he had the opportunity to flee, Caskie stayed behind to help establish a network of safe houses...


William Wallace

by Andrew Fisher

William Wallace set an example of constancy and perseverance and became the Guardian of Scotland. Even his terrible death in London in 1305 can be seen as a victory as it provided inspiration for continuance...


The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption

by Barbara Bisantz Raymond

For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children’s home in Memphis, Tennessee — selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history,...


Rough Magic: A Biography of Sylvia Path

by Paul Alexander

To coincide with the forthcoming movie "Ted and Sylvia"


Thirty Days with My Father: Finding Peace from Wartime PTSD

by Christal PhD & Edward PhD

When Christal Presley's father was eighteen, he was drafted to Vietnam. Like many men of that era who returned home with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), he was never the same. Christal's father spent...


Commando Medic: Doc Harden VC

by Stephen J. Snelling

Eric Harden was the only British army medic to be awarded the nation's highesst honour for battlefield bravery during the Second World War and remains the only rank and file member of the Royal Army Medical...


The Reenactments: A Memoir

by Nick Flynn

A literary tour de force about the making of a film and representation from a master of the memoir form.For Nick Flynn, that game we all play-the who-would-play-you-in-the-movie-of-your-life game-has been resolved....


Jefferson's Shadow

by Keith Thomson

In the voluminous literature on Thomas Jefferson, little has been written about his passionate interest in science. This new and original study of Jefferson presents him as a consummate intellectual whose view...


Nathan Zuntz: His Life and Work in the Fields of High Altitude Physiology and Aviation Medicine

by Hanns-Christian Gunga

This book focuses on the life and work of Nathan Zuntz (1847-1920), a German physiologist, who made significant contributions to high altitude physiology and aviation medicine.

* Focuses on Zuntz's contribution...


Still Pitching: Musings from the Mound and the Microphone

by Phil Pepe, Jim Kaat & Joe Torre

He pitched to Ted Williams and Tony Gwynn. His career spanned three commissioners, four decades and five times in six cities. Before he becomes elected to the baseball Hall of Fame, learn about the fascinating...


Brett: His Own Story

by Brett Hull & Kevin Allen

In this newly revised edition, Brett Hull tells his own story and shares his troubles and triumphs. Through all the pressure and controversy that comes with being an NHL great, he strives to stay on top of his...


They Call Me Sid Rock: Rodeo's Extreme Cowboy

by Sid Steiner & Jim Pomerantz

Sid Steiner is a fourth-generation legend rodeo star in one of the fastest growing sports in the country; his autobiography covers his family history as well as his life from popular son of a star to becoming...


Rough Diamonds: A Coach's Journey

by Ron Whitenack, Tommy Reamon & Michael Vick

Football coach Tommy Reamon has crafted a unique ability among high school coaches, the ability to hone in on natural talent on the football field and to forge a personal connection with the young athletes themselves....


Center Field on Fire: An Umpire's Life with Pine Tar Bats, Spitballs, and Corked Personalities

by Rob Rains, Dave Phillips & Bob Costas

Former MLB umpire Dave Phillips was at the center of some of baseball's most unforgettable moments—Comiskey's infamous Disco Demolition Night, Gaylord Perry's spitball ejection, Albert Belle's confiscated...


Memoir of the Sunday Brunch

by Julia Pandl

For Julia Pandl, the rite of passage into young-adulthood included mandatory service at her family’s restaurant, where she watched as her father—who was also the chef—ruled with the strictness of a drill...


Better Places, Better Lives: A Biography of James Rouse

by Joshua Olsen

A visionary developer and master planner, James Rouse was a key figure in the story of how and why the United States was built the way it was during the last half century. This engaging biography touches upon...


What Lincoln Believed: The Values and Convictions of America's Greatest President

by Michael Lind

Countless books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, yet few historians and biographers have taken Lincoln seriously as a thinker or attempted to place him in the context of major intellectual traditions....


Ella Grasso: Connecticut's Pioneering Governor

by Jon E. Purmont

Intimate portrait of Connecticut’s first female governor


The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

by Ernest J. Gaines

"This is a novel in the guise of the  tape-recorded recollections of a black woman who has  lived 110 years, who has been both a slave and a  witness to the black militancy of the 1960's. In this  woman...