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I Was the First Woman Phil Spector Killed: An Autobiography In Essays of Beverly Ross, Brill Building Songwriter of "Lollipop" and a Premier Architect

by Beverly Ross & Amanda Williams

Tell all memoir of one of Rock 'N' Roll's earliest pioneer songwriters, Beverly Ross ("Lollipop," "Judy's Turn to Cry," "Girl of My Best Friend" recorded by Elvis). Self-sabotage, artistic ambition, and behind...


Women Who Made a Difference

by Carol Crowe-Carraco

" Inspiring short biographies of some of Kentucky's unsung heroines -- Jenny Wiley, Lucy Audubon, Malinda Gatewood Bibb, Laura Clay, Enid Yandell, Cora Wilson Stewart, Mary Breckinridge, Alice Allison Dunnigan,...


All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

by George H.W. Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush, revealed through his letters and writings from 1941 to 2010, is “worth its weight in gold…a valuable update of the life of an honorable American leader” (The Washington...


Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill

by Michael Shelden

In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In Young...


Cor Blimey! Where 'Ave You Come From?

by Winifred Tovey & Jenny Knowles

Winifred Tovey's autobiography is packed with stories and historic photos of India after Independence. In 1951 she travelled to India with her medical missionary husband, Frank, and two small daughters, to start...


All Blood Runs Red: Life and Legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard - First Black American Military Aviator

by Henry Scott Harris

Life and legends of Eugene Jacques Bullard, the first black American military aviator... from his childhood to WWI hero, 47 chapters of his life from the time he ran away from home, alone at the age of eight...


The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the Fram, 1910-1912

by Captain Roald Amundsen & Roland Huntford

The first explorer to reach the South Pole recounts the rigors of his expedition.


Lucky Girl

by Mei-Ling Hopgood

In a true story of family ties, journalist Mei-Ling Hopgood, one of the first wave of Asian adoptees to arrive in America, comes face to face with her past when her Chinese birth family suddenly requests a reunion...


Where's Harry?: Steve Stone Remembers 25 Years with Harry Caray

by Steve Stone

A friend of the legendary sportscaster for more than 20 years, Stone regales readers with hundreds of stories about the baseball icon.


Five Lives in Music: Women Performers, Composers, and Impresarios from the Baroque to the Present

by Cecelia Hopkins Porter

Representing a historical cross-section of performance and training in Western music since the seventeenth century, Five Lives in Music brings to light the private and performance lives of five remarkable women...


Before Their Time: A Memoir

by Robert Kotlowitz

in this memoir of his experiences as a teenage infantryman in the US Third Army during World War II, Kotlowitz brings to life the harrowing story of the massacre of his platoon in northeastern France, in which...


Intertwined Lives: Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle

by Lois W. Banner

A uniquely revealing biography of two eminent twentieth century American women. Close friends for much of their lives, Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead met at Barnard College in 1922, when Mead was a student,...


Unbound Spirit: Letters of Flora Belle Jan

by Fleur Yano & Saralyn Daly

This volume collects the letters written over a thirty-year period by a second generation Chinese American woman, Flora Belle Jan (1906-50). Her writings illuminate the inner life of a sensitive, unconventional,...


Cinderella and Company: Backstage at the Opera with Cecilia Bartoli

by Manuela Hoelterhoff

A wickedly funny look at opera today--the feuds and deals, maestros and managers, divine voices and outsized egos--and a portrait of the opera world's newest superstar at a formative point in her life and career....


Peaches and Daddy

by Michael Greenburg

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Hans Christian Andersen: A New Life

by Jens Andersen & Tiina Nunnally

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Housekeeping in a Renaissance Court

by Mary Hollingsworth

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Calendar Girl

by Tricia Stewart

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


In the Center of the Fire: A Memoir of the Occult 1966-1989

by James Wasserman

In this daring expose by a survivor of a unique era in the New York occult scene, James Wasserman, a longtime proponent of the teachings of Aleister Crowley, brings us into a world of candlelit temples, burning...


The Happy Bottom Riding Club: The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes

by Lauren Kessler

Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted...