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Telling

by Marion Winik

Combining the insight of Anna Quindlen and the comic storytelling of Garrison Keillor with her own singularly outrageous humor, Marion Winik has captivated thousands of listeners on NPR's All Things Considered...


Things I've Been Silent About

by Azar Nafisi

BONUS: This edition contains a Things I've Been Silent About discussion guide.

In this stunning personal story of growing up in Iran, Azar Nafisi shares her memories of living in thrall to a powerful and complex...


Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me

by Condoleezza Rice

In this captivating memoir for young people, looking back with candor and affection, Condoleezza Rice evokes in rich detail her remarkable childhood.

Her life began in the comparatively placid 1950s in Birmingham,...


Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer

by Lynne Cox

• At age fourteen, she swam twenty-six miles from Catalina Island to the California mainland.

• At ages fifteen and sixteen, she broke the men’s and women’s world records for swimming the English Channel—a...


Winston Churchill's War Leadership

by Martin Gilbert

How does he assess the information that is brought to him? How does his personal or political philosophy, or a moral sense, sustain him? How does he draw inspiration from those around him? How does he deal with...


Traplines: Coming Home to Sawtooth Valley

by John Rember

In 1987, John Rember returned home to Sawtooth Valley, where he had been brought up. He returned out of a homing instinct: the same forty acres that had sustained his family’s horses had sustained a vision...


Did Lincoln Own Slaves?: And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Abraham Lincoln

by Gerald J. Prokopowicz

In the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, here is the one indispensable book that provides all you need to know about our most revered president in a lively and memorable question-and-answer format.You will...


Cork Boat

by John Pollack

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Most people have childhood dreams; few ever pursue them. At the age of 34, John Pollack quit a prestigious speechwriting job on Capitol Hill to pursue an idea he had harbored since the age...


Hazelet's Journal

by John Clark

A riveting Alaska Gold Rush saga that takes place in the Copper River Country 1898 to 1902. Hazelet's Journal is a remarkable true story not only about a man and his family, but about a nation finding its way...


The Seven Deadly Sins: A Celebration of Vice and Virtue

by Todd McEwan, Ali Smith & John Sutherland

We live with the idea of sin every day – from the greatest transgressions to the tiniest misdemeanours. But surely the concept was invented for an age where divine retribution and eternal punishment dominated...


After All These Years: Our Gypsy Journey Continues

by Maggie Smith-Bendell

Set in the context of the Gypsies’ long and rich history, this autobiography secures the memories of the old ways of Gypsy life and culture at the dawn of the 21st century. Full of the author’s vivid recollections,...


Hartland de Montarville Molson: Man of Honour

by Karen Molson

A portrait of the man often called the Canadian establishment's quintessential figure.

Hartland Molson's life spanned almost a century that included two world wars, Prohibition, the Depression, major political...


Alternadad

by Neal Pollack

With the publication of Alternadad, Neal Pollack became the spokesperson for a new generation of parents. Pollack, a self-styled party guy known mostly for outrageous literary antics, recounts how he and his...


Ralph Ellison

by Arnold Rampersad

Ralph Ellison is justly celebrated for his epochal novel Invisible Man, which won the National Book Award in 1953 and has become a classic of American literature. But Ellison’s strange inability to finish...


The Golden Dream

by Gerry Faust & Steve Love

Gerry Faust won more hearts than games. He came to Notre Dame as the high school coach from Cincinnati's Moeller High School, such a perfect fit for Notre Dame that it seemed almost too good to be true. It was....


Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857-1941

by Kate Sayen Kirkland

Captain James A. Baker, Houston lawyer, banker, and businessman, received an alarming telegram on September 23, 1900: his elderly millionaire client William Marsh Rice had died unexpectedly in New York City....


A Cause Greater than Self: The Journey of Captain Michael J. Daly, World War II Medal of Honor Recipient

by Stephen J. Ochs

A privileged, hell-raising youth who had greatly embarrassed his family—and especially his war-hero father—by being dismissed from West Point, Michael J. Daly would go on to display selfless courage and...


More Than a Champion: The Style of Muhammad Ali

by Jan Philipp Reemtsma

"A dazzling portrait. . . . Written with energy, daring, and artful intelligence."  --San Francisco Chronicle

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Abraham Lincoln: A Biography

by Lord Charnwood & Peter W. Schramm

Written by a native of England and originally published in 1916, this biography is a rare blend of beautiful prose and profound historical insight. Charnwood's study of Lincoln's statesmanship introduced generations...


Sudden Death: The Incredible Saga of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos

by Leesa Culp, Gregg Drinnan & Bob Wilkie

On December 30, 1986, the Swift Current Broncos' bus crashed in horrible weather conditions, and four players died. In 1989 they won the Memorial Cup. In 1996 former Broncos coach Graham James was charged with...