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No More Laughing at the Deaf Boy

by Geoffrey Ball

Hearing loss affects countless millions of people, yet few sufferers even seek help, let alone try to find a cure. This is the story of a man who took on that daunting task and ultimately invented the world's...


Elizabeth Gaskell: The Complete Novels + A Biography of the Author

by Elizabeth Gaskell

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The Stoics

by Diogenes Laertius

In The Stoics, Diogenes Laërtius details the lives and philosophical opinions of the first Greek Stoic philosophers: Zeno of Citium, Ariston of Chios, Herillus of Carthage, Dionysius the Renegade, Cleanthes...


Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

by Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

The Thoughts is a series of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161–180 CE, written over a series of years in far-flung places as he led the Romans in military campaigns, quashed revolts,...


Grant

by Ron Chernow

The #1 New York Times bestseller.

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.

 

Ulysses S. Grant's...


Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker

by James Gavin

From his emergence in the 1950s as an uncannily beautiful young Oklahoman who became the prince of “cool” jazz seemingly overnight to his violent, drug-related death in Amsterdam in 1988, Chet Baker lived...


The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement

by Constance Curry, Bob Zellner & Julian Bond

Even forty years after the civil rights movement, the transition from son and grandson of Klansmen to field secretary of SNCC seems quite a journey. In the early 1960s, when Bob Zellner's professors and classmates...


Cleopatra

by Jacob Abbott

Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of ancient Egypt, was a mysterious and beguiling figure who has fascinated historians for thousands of years. In this detailed account of her life and influence, author Jacob Abbott...


Darius the Great (Serapis Classics)

by Jacob Abbott

ABOUT five or six hundred years before Christ, almost the whole of the interior of Asia was united in one vast empire. The founder of this empire was Cyrus the Great. He was originally a Persian; and the whole...


The Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

by John Stuart Mill

This carefully edited collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was an English philosopher, political economist and civil servant....


Sherlock Holmes: The Collection + A Biography of the Author

by Arthur Conan Doyle

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Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

by Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809...


Tom Sawyer: The Complete Collection + A Biography of the Author

by Mark Twain

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Maxims and Reflections

by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe & T. Bailey (Thomas Bailey) Saunders

Maxims and Reflections is a collection of several hundred brilliant, unforgettable paragraphs and aphorisms by the legendary German Renaissance writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, divided into the categories...


The Life of Cesare Borgia

by Rafael Sabatini

Though best known for sweeping historical epics such as Scaramouche and the Captain Blood series, Rafael Sabatini also dabbled in nonfiction from time to time, usually with wonderful results. This biography...


Ask a Pro: Deep Thoughts and Unreliable Advice from America's Foremost Cycling Sage

by Gaimon Phil

Phil Gaimon's Ask a Pro answers every question you've always wanted to ask about pro cycling...sort of. Gaimon gathers the best of his popular Q&A column-and pokes fun at his younger self.

Despite the howling...


You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir

by Sherman Alexie

The Instant New York Times Bestseller

One of the most anticipated books of 2017--Entertainment Weekly and Bustle

A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed,...


The People of the Abyss

by Jack London

A masterpiece of reportage, The People of the Abyss is a riveting first-hand account of Jack London’s life on the streets in the East End of London in 1902.  The writer lived in homeless shelters incognito...


David Crockett

by John Abbott

Known as "King of the Wild Frontier," David Crockett was a 19th-century American folk legend, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in...


John Barleycorn

by Jack London

Jack London’s life was tragically short but packed with episode and adventure. In John Barleycorn he records his early hardships in Oakland, his experiences as oyster pirate, deep-sea sealer, hobo, Yukon goldminer,...