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Tessa B. Dick: an Interview

by Tessa B. Dick

The 2014 Interview with Tessa, the wife of Philip K. Dick, in which you will discover little-known aspects of the great science-fiction writer. ENGLISH & ITALIAN TEXT Intervista del 2014 a Tessa, moglie di Philip...


Fox's Book of Martyrs - A History of the Lives, Sufferings and Triumphant Deaths of the Early Christian and Protestant Martyrs

by William Byron Forbush

FOXS BOOK OF MARTYRS- A HISTORY OF THE LIVES, SUFFERINGS AND TRIUMPHANT DEATHS OF THE EARLY CHRISTIAN AND THE PROTESTANT MARTYRS Edited by WILLIAM BYRON FORBUSH. Originally published in 1926. FOXS BOOK OF MARTYRS:...


Mother Teresa: An Authorized Biography

by Kathryn Spink

Mother Teresa of Calcutta was the founder of the Missionaries ofCharity and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, but her story is so much moreremarkable. From her childhood in the Balkans to her work in India, from...


Henry Hudson: New World Voyager

by Edward Butts

Sailing from England in 1610, renowned explorer Henry Hudson began his search for a Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic. Hudson's questionable leadership and extreme Arctic conditions resulted in the...


Margaret Ogilvy: By Her Son

by J. M. Barrie

In Margaret Ogilvy, author J. M. Barrie (today best remembered for his enduring children's classic Peter Pan) presents a loving, detailed portrait of his mother. As a child, Margaret had been forced to become...


A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

by Samuel Butler

On the verge of entering the Anglican clergy, Samuel Butler experienced a sudden change of heart and instead decided to set sail for New Zealand, where he established a sheep farm. Butler chronicles his rocky...


I Saw a Strange Land: Text Classics

by Arthur Groom & Robyn Davidson

While living in Central Australia Arthur Groom fell under the spell of our harsh and fascinating country, captivated by its limitless distances and unbelievable colour. Hermannsburg, the home of artist Albert...


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

by Cheryl Strayed

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed....


How to Be a Woman

by Caitlin Moran

“Caitlin Moran is the profane, witty and wonky best friend I wish I had. She’s the feminist rock star we need right now.”

—Ayelet Waldman, author of Bad Mother

“Caitlin Moran is so fabulous, so funny,...


The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived The Holocaust

by Edith H. Beer & Susan Dworkin

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would...


The Vegas Diaries

by Holly Madison

The #1 New York Times bestselling author returns with this candid, humorous, and captivating memoir chronicling her journey toward reinvention and self-acceptance.

When you've come out the other side of the bizarre,...


Personal Memoirs: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Ulysses S. Grant

Mark Twain had known many of the great men of the Civil War and the Gilded Age, and esteemed none more highly than Ulysses S. Grant, who was modest, sensitive, generous, honest, and superlatively intelligent....


Florence Foster Jenkins

by Nicholas Martin & Jasper Rees

Florence Foster Jenkins was the most famous, though untalented, soprano in twentieth century America. Her extraordinary story is now a film directed by Stephen Frears starring Meryl Streep as the indomitable...


My Own Story

by Emmeline Pankhurst

Delve into the nitty-gritty details of the daily life of suffragist leader Emmeline Pankhurst in this inspiring memoir. Pankhurst is regarded as one of the chief architects of the women's suffrage movement,...


Summary of Hard Choices: by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

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Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

 

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Chapter 1

Hillary Clinton came to terms with the fact that Barack Obama won the 2008 primaries after her long...


Summary of Red Notice: by Bill Browder | Includes Analysis

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Red Notice by Bill Browder | Includes Analysis

 

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Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice by Bill Browder is a unique story that blends biography, entrepreneurial...


Whitney Houston: An Unauthorized Biography

by Belmont and Belcourt 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...


St. Alphonsus Liguori: Doctor of the Church

by D. F. Miller

Bishop, Confessor, Founder of the Redemptorists, Doctor of the Church, author of 111 books, the most published author in history. The Catholic world stands in the shadow of this brilliant man who read everything...


The Life of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

by Emile Bougaud

This is considered to be the best biography of The Saint of the Sacred Heart Devotion. The whole story of the revelations, plus the definitive story of her life. Portrays St. Margaret Mary as a redoubtable soul,...


Stonewall Jackson and the American Civil War (Civil War Classics)

by G.F.R. Henderson & Civil War Classics

To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Diversion Books is publishing seminal works of the era: stories told by the men and women who led, who fought, and who lived in an America that...