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Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital

by Eric Manheimer

In the spirit of Oliver Sacks Awakenings and the TV series House, Dr. Eric Manheimer's TWELVE PATIENTS is a memoir from the Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital that uses the plights of twelve very different...


Deep in the Wave: A Surfing Guide to the Soul

by Bear Woznick & Lou Aronica

For world-class surfer Bear Woznick, the ocean has always been the center of his universe. He's spent his entire life with it; riding its waves, learning from it, loving it. The ocean also nourishes the soul...


Step by Step: A Memoir of Hope, Friendship, Perseverance, and Living the American Dream

by Bertie Bowman

A great American story of an ordinary man who is living an extraordinary life, Step by Step is the inspiring personal account of Bertie Bowman’s remarkable rise from farmer’s son in the Jim Crow South to...


Noike: A Memoir of Leon Ginsburg: One Boy's Remarkable Journey of Survival through the Holocaust

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Noike's journey begins when the Einsatzgruppen, a Nazi death squad, descends upon his hometown of Maciejow, Poland in 1942, and murders his family and thousands of their neighbors.


Free Ride: John McCain and the Media

by David Brock & Paul Waldman

We live in a gotcha media culture that revels in exposing the foibles and hypocrisies of our politicians. But one politician manages to escape this treatment, getting the benefit of the doubt and a positive...


Nancy Mitford

by Selina Hastings

Nancy Mitford’s life was as glamorous and as dramatic as her most famous novels, The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate.

Mitford was witty, intelligent, often acerbic, a great tease, and an acute observer...


Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life

by Liz Mohn

"You always saw the world as your workplace."

In 2009, this was how Reinhard Mohn--the man who turned Bertelsmann AG from an unremarkable, postwar German business into a successful, international media conglomerate--described...


Thomas Becket: Warrior, Priest, Rebel

by John Guy

A revisionist new biography reintroducing readers to one of the most subversive figures in English history—the man who sought to reform a nation, dared to defy his king, and laid down his life to defend his...


Treasure in Clay: The Autobiography of Fulton J. Sheen

by Fulton J. Sheen

Treasure in Clay provides a lifetime’s worth of wisdom from one of the most beloved and influential figures in twentieth-century Catholicism.

Completed shortly before his death in 1979, Treasure in Clay is...


You Belong in a Zoo!: Tales from a Lifetime Spent with Cobras, Crocs, and Other Extraordinary Creature s

by Peter Brazaitis

From catching alligators in the reservoirs of New York and capturing giant crocodiles in Venezuela and giant frogs in West Africa to finding mummified human heads in a Bronx apartment, eels on a bus, cobras...


An Orphan in History: One Man S Triumphant Search for His Jewish Roots

by Paul Cowan

Sometimes we must look into the past in order to face the future. An Orphan in History is a classically beautiful, inspiring story of how one man evolved from describing himself as "an American Jew" to "an American...


The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch

by Michael Wolff

If Rupert Murdoch isn’t making headlines, he’s busy buying the media outlets that generate the headlines. His News Corp. holdings—from the New York Post, Fox News, and most recently The Wall Street Journal...


Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary, the First Complete Edition

by Hannah Senesh

Hannah Senesh, poet and Israel's national heroine, has come to be seen as a symbol of Jewish heroism. This new edition brings together not only the widely cherished diary, but memoirs written by Hannah's mother,...


The Road of Lost Innocence: As a girl she was sold into sexual slavery, but now she rescues others. The story of a Cambodian heroine.

by Somaly Mam

A portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to the Somaly Mam Foundation.

A riveting, raw, and beautiful memoir of tragedy and hope

Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold...


Combat Officer: A Memoir of War in the South Pacific

by Charles Walker

TO HELL AND BACK

For the U.S., Guadalcanal was a bloody seven-month struggle under brutal conditions against crack Japanese troops deeply entrenched and determined to fight to the death. For Charles Walker, this...


Random Acts of Mayhem!: Odyssey through an urban landscape; while on the road to redemption, a once-privileged athlete encounters bogeymen, bearded dr

by Luther Lovelace Jr.

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Approaching thirty-five and facing a defining moment in a less than illustrious career, Isaac Preston sits alone at his desk eating a brown bag lunch. He's been fighting depression for years, but...


Life in the Fairway: What Golf Teaches Us About Integrity

by Chad Bonham

Life in the Fairway presents in-depth biographies including the testimonies of highly ranked golf pros including Ben Crane, Webb Simpson, Jonathan Byrd, and Stewart Cink. Draw courage from their integrity and...


My Life Seen Through Our Eyes

by Richard A. Brenner

This memoir by Richard A. Brenner was originally intended just for his children and grandchildren, but because of such great interest from friends and family, it is now available to all readers who appreciate...


Mahatma Gandhi: His Life and Ideas

by Charles F. Andrews

In this intimate biography, Charles ("Charlie") Andrews-a close friend and colleague of Gandhi in both South Africa and India-explores the life and times of this great soul, providing fascinating insight into...


Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History

by John E. E., Jr. Wills

Through biographies of China's most colorful and famous personalities, John Wills displays the five-thousand-year sweep of Chinese history from the legendary sage emperors to the tragedy of Tiananmen Square....