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Mad Mitch's Tribal Law

by Aaron Edwards

Aden, 20 June 1967: two army Land Rovers burn ferociously in the midday sun. The bodies of British soldiers litter the road. Thick black smoke bellows above Crater town, home to insurgents who are fighting the...


The Infernal World of Branwell Bront

by Daphne Du Maurier

"Miss du Maurier has brought to the art of the biography the narrative urgency which gives such animation to her storytelling." -New York Times Book Review

Pursued by the twin demons of drink and madness, Branwell...


God Sleeps in Rwanda: A Journey of Transformation

by Joseph Sebarenzi & Laura Mullane

Joseph Sebarenzi’s parents, seven siblings, and countless other family members were among 800,000 Tutsi brutally murdered over the course of ninety days in 1994 by extremist Rwandan Hutu—an efficiency that...


The Lost Prince: The Survival of Richard of York

by David Baldwin

On December 22, 1550 an old bricklayer named Richard Plantagenet was buried at Eastwell in Kent. Unusually for a bricklayer, he had been able to read Latin and, when pressed, he had claimed to be a natural son...


The Butcher of Poland: Hitler's Lawyer Hans Frank

by Garry O'Connor

The life of the Bavarian Hans Frank, one of the ten war criminals hanged at Nuremburg in 1946, who converted to Catholicism before he died, has not received the full attention the world has given to other Nazi...


Viva Che!: The Strange Death and Life of Che Guevara

by Andrew Sinclair

Useful for those interested in Che Guevara and the legacy he left behind, this book includes material which reveals how Che's death and example led to the revolutions of 1968, particularly in France, the UK...


Forgiveness

by Mark Sakamoto

The heart-rending true story of two families on either side of the Second World War—and a moving tribute to the nature of forgiveness

When the Second World War broke out, Ralph MacLean traded his quiet yet...


Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD

by Dieter Hagenbach & Lucius Werthmüller

A compendium of the birth of and the transformative effect of a great discovery, LSD. This is the story of Albert Hofmann's life and the parallel story of LSD, highlighting his academic journey, his research...


Lincoln at Home: Two Glimpses of Abraham Lincoln's Family Life

by David Herbert Donald

As Lincoln led the nation into the Civil War, managing the Union was effort, issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, winning reelection in 1864, and planning the Reconstruction of the South, he also led a private...


An American Life: An Enhanced eBook with CBS Video: The Autobiography

by Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

Few presidents...


Wolfram: The Boy Who Went to War

by Giles Milton

Wolfram A??chele was nine years old when Hitler came to power: his formative years were spent in the shadow of the Third Reich. He and his parents - free-thinking artists - were to have first hand experience...


And the Band Played On: The Titanic Violinist and the Glovemaker: a True Story of Love, Loss and Betrayal

by Christopher Ward

On 14th April 1912 the Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank. Fifteen hundred passengers and crew lost their lives. As the order to abandon ship was given, the orchestra took their instruments...


Mary Tudor

by H F.M. Prescott

Mary I is notorious for her persecution of Protestants and has been vilified by generations of partisan historians. H.F.M. Prescott brings a more humane and measured perspective to the life of this tormented...


Through It All: Reflections on My Life, My Family, and My Faith

by Christine King Farris

Through It All, a unique, intimate portrait of the Kings, one of America's most extraordinary families, is written as only a beloved elder sibling of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr., could -- with insight, tenderness,...


Samuel Adams: A Life

by Ira Stoll

In this stirring biography, Samuel Adams joins the first tier of founding fathers, a rank he has long deserved. With eloquence equal to that of Thomas Jefferson and Tom Paine, and with a passionate love of God,...


New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America

by Burton W., Jr. Folsom

A sharply critical new look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency reveals government policies that hindered economic recovery from the Great Depression -- and are still hurting America today.

In this shocking...


Mao: A Reinterpretation

by Lee Feigon

Mr. Feigon argues that the movements for which Mao is almost universally condemned today-the Great Leap Forward and especially the Cultural Revolution-were in many ways beneficial for the Chinese people. While...


Cadwallader Colden: A Biography

by Seymour I. Schwartz

The first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), the longest-serving Lieutenant Governor of New York and a brilliant intellectual, multifaceted colonial Renaissance man, and consummate royalist....


Singing From the Gallows: The Story of "Bad Tom" Smith

by Wayne Combs

Hazard, Kentucky is the setting for this historical story enhanced with some fiction, amazingly well told by author Wayne Combs, the great grandson of Bad Tom Smith. "Bad Tom" Smith was a notorious and murderous...


Whistleblower, Soldier, Spy: A Journey into the Dark Heart of the Global War on Terror

by Tom Clonan

Captain Tom Clonan’s odyssey begins as an Irish army officer in war-torn Lebanon and Bosnia. As a soldier, he witnesses the brutality and squalor of war in the conflict zones of the Middle East and Central...