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Cautious Rebel: A Biography of Susan Clay Smitzky

by Lindsey Apple

"Willa Cather wrote that 'the history of every country begins in the heart of a man or a woman.' This is the story of the heart-and of the mind-and the conflicts within. It is the country's story. It is our...


The World of Cyrus Eaton

by Marcus Gleisser

An unpredictable financier and industrialist, Cyrus Eaton invested widely, earned millions, lost it all during the Depression, and then regained his fortune after WWII. This updated biography of Eaton brings...


A Hero to His Fighting Men: Nelson A. Miles, 1839-1925

by Nelson A DeMontravel

Nelson A Miles began his military service as a volunteer officer in the Civil War. He later earned the appellation "the idol of the Indian fighters" and capped his controversial career by serving as Commanding...


David's Inferno: My Journey Through the Dark Wood of Depression

by David Blistein & Ken Burns

David's Inferno combines intensely personal reminiscences of a two-year nervous breakdown with contemporary insights on how manic-depression manifests and how it is diagnosed and treated. Author David Blistein...


Who the Hell's in It: Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors

by Peter Bogdanovich

Peter Bogdanovich, known primarily as a director, film historian and critic, has been working with professional actors all his life. He started out as an actor (he debuted on the stage in his sixth-grade production...


The Things That Need Doing: A Memoir

by Sean Manning

“You keep fighting, okay?” I whispered. “We’re in this together. You and me. You’re not alone. You hear me? You are not alone.

5:38 p.m. It was the precise moment Sean Manning was born and the time...


Jefferson Davis, American

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 2000

by William J. Cooper

From a distinguished historian of the America South comes this thoroughly human portrait of the complex man at the center of our nation's most epic struggle.

Jefferson Davis initially did not wish to leave the...


Abraham Lincoln: The Freedom President: The Freedom President

by Susan Sloate

The life and times of America's most famous champion of liberty, a man of peace whose fate was to lead a nation at war with itself. Join young Lincoln in the Kentucky wilderness and see how his thirst for knowledge...


Handbook of Texas Music

by Laurie E. Jasinski & Casey Monahan

The musical voice of Texas presents itself as vast and diverse as the Lone Star State’s landscape. According to Casey Monahan, “To travel Texas with music as your guide is a year-round opportunity to experience...


How Reading Changed My Life

by Anna Quindlen

THE LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT is a groundbreaking series where America's finest writers and most brilliant minds tackle today's most provocative, fascinating, and relevant issues. Striking and daring,...


Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home

by Leigh Newman

Part adventure story, part love story, part homecoming, Still Points North is a page-turning memoir that explores the extremes of belonging and exile, and the difference between how to survive and knowing how...


Chasing Perfect: The Will to Win in Basketball and Life

by Bob Hurley

The inspiring story of the most famous high school basketball coach in America.

In 40 seasons as the head coach of St. Anthony High School, a private parochial school in Jersey City, New Jersey, Bob Hurley has...


Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives

by John Elder Robison

The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an unconventional dad’s relationship with his equally offbeat son—complete with fast cars, tall tales, homemade explosives, and a whole lot of fun and trouble 

 ...


Sally Ride: Shooting for the Stars Great Lives Series

by Sue Hurwitz

Sally Ride

Shooting for the Stars

Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride took a deep breath and nervously waited as the powerful engines of the Space Shuttle Challenger roared to life. This was the most frightening, yet exciting...


I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became an Icon

by Touré||

Celebrated journalist, TV personality, and award-winning author Touré investigates one of the most enigmatic and fascinating figures in contemporary American culture:

PRINCE

Drawing on new research and enlivened...


Death Be Not Proud

by John J. Gunther

Johnny Gunther was only seventeen years old when he died of a brain tumor. During the months of his illness, everyone near him was unforgettably impressed by his level-headed courage, his wit and quiet friendliness,...


Let Me Tell You Something

by Caroline Manzo

Red-hot advice from the redhead who doesn't pull any punches

Mother, wife, and fan favorite Caroline Manzo has been through it all as one of the original breakout stars of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey...


The Obamas: The Untold Story of an African Family

by Peter Firstbrook

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."

--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com

On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in...


Mary Lincoln - Wife and Widow

by Carl Sandburg

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Memories of a Musical Career

by Clara Kathleen Rogers

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...