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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 1980

by Edmund Morris

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Although Theodore...


Tomorrow I'm Dead:How a 17-year old Killing Field Survivor became the Cambodian Freedom Army's Greatest Soldier

by Bun Yom

After three years as a killing field slave, seventeen-year-old Bun Yom escaped from the Khmer Rouge and became a "Freedom Fighter." Using his wisdom, courage, and unprecedented compassion, Bun rescued thousands...


Most Talkative

by Andy Cohen

The man behind the Real Housewives writes about his lifelong love affair with pop culture that brought him from the suburbs of St. Louis to his own television show

From a young age, Andy Cohen knew one thing:...


Empty Cradle

by Diana Walsh

This story is based on a true crime - dates, times, and details were researched from media sources, court documents, and police records. Empty Cradle is the writer's personal recollection of the days leading...


Life and Adventures 1776-1801: Text Classics

by John Nicol & Tim Flannery

First published in 1822, this is the extraordinary story of John Nicol, a sailor who circled the globe twice, fought Napoleon's navy, was in Hawaii just after Cook's death, and went to Port Jackson on a Second...


At Home: A Short History of Private Life

by Bill Bryson

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.

“Houses...


Not Young, Still Restless

by Jeanne Cooper

The long-awaited memoir from one of daytime television's most celebrated and beloved actresses.

Three or four days a week, Jeanne Cooper drives from her Hollywood Hills home to the job she's held for more than...


Whitney Houston: An Unauthorized Biography

by Belmont and Belcourt and Be Biographies

She still wondered, "Am I good enough? Am I pretty enough? Will they like me?" It was the burden that made her great and the part that caused her to stumble in the end. If you could hear me, no I would tell...


It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership

by Colin Powell & Tony Koltz

It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary public service career of the four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. At its heart are...


Service - Free Preview: A Navy SEAL at War

by Marcus Luttrell & James Hornfischer

Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell returned from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan with his bones shattered and his heart broken. So many had given their lives to save him-and he would have readily done the same...


Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss

by RoseMarie Terenzio

Working Girl meets What Remains, this is the behind-the-scenes story of an unlikely friendship between America’s favorite First Son, John F. Kennedy, Jr. and his personal assistant, a blue-collar girl from...


An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny

by Alex Tresniowski, Laura Schroff & Valerie Salembier

An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.

When...


The Black Hand

by Chris Blatchford

THE BLACK HAND is the true story of Rene Enriquez, aka "Boxer," and his rise in a secret criminal organization, a new Mafia, that already has a grip on all organized crime in California and soon all of the United...


One Day It'll All Make Sense

by Common & Adam Bradley

Common has earned a reputation in the hip-hop world as a conscious artist by embracing themes of love and struggle in his songs. His journey toward understanding is rooted in his relationship with a remarkable...


A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Named Trixie

by Dean Koontz

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In a profound, funny, and beautifully rendered portrait of a beloved companion, bestselling novelist Dean Koontz remembers the golden retriever who changed his life. A retired service...


Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

by Mark Adams

What happens when an adventure travel expert-who's never actually done anything adventurous-tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?

July 24, 1911, was a day for the history books. For on...


Behind Enemy Lines: The True Story of a French Jewish Spy in Nazi Germany

by Marthe Cohn & Wendy Holden

Marthe Cohn was in her late teens when Hitler was rising to power. Living across the German border in Alsace-Lorraine, her family began taking in Jews who were fleeing the Nazis, as well as the Jewish children...


Magic and Mystery in Tibet

by Alexandra David-Neel & A. D'Arsonval

Seeker, adventurer, pilgrim, and scholar, David-Neel (1868-1969) was the first European woman to explore the once-forbidden city of Lhasa. This memoir offers an objective account of the supernatural events she...


American Outlaw

by Jesse James

The New York Times bestselling self-portrait of a flawed but determined Jesse James: rebel, outlaw, gearhead, artist, entrepreneur, lost son, and fiercely committed father.

Jesse James is everything you imagined...


Boone: A Biography

by Robert Morgan

The story of Daniel Boone is the story of America—its ideals, its promise, its romance, and its destiny. Bestselling, critically acclaimed author Robert Morgan reveals the complex character of a frontiersman...