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Song To Kill A Giant

by Sandra Kalniete

Pirms 25 gadiem Latvijas, Igaunijas un Lietuvas cilv?ki Amerikas Savienotaj?s Valst?s apvienoja n?cijas Amerikas Savienotaj?s Valst?s. aicin?jums p?c taisn?guma, apstr?d?ja padomju milzu. Š? mier?g? dzied?šanas...


My Experiments with Truth

by Mahatma Gandhi

The Story of My Experiments with Truth, the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi, is a very popular and influential book. It covers the period from his birth (1869) to the year 1921, describing his childhood, his...


Fast Eddie

by Eddie Maher

9.30am on 22 January 1993. The moment in crime history that one of Britain's most audacious thefts ever took place and the legend of 'Fast Eddie' was created. This is the story of how Securicor guard Eddie Maher...


Girlvert

by Oriana Small

Proclaimed "girl-pervert" Oriana Small, AKA Ashley Blue, a veritable artist at heart, weaves through the intricacies of a decade in and out of the adult film industry, love, drugs, and her own firebrand of what...


Poachers, Polluters and Politics: A Fishery Officer's Career

by Randy Nelson

Retired fishery officer Randy Nelson’s first love was catching poachers. That obsession, plus a devious mind and enthusiasm for marathon running, spelled big trouble for law-breaking fishermen. Thirty-five...


My Misspent Youth

by Meghan Daum

My Misspent Youth is an incisive collection that marked the start of a new millennium and became a cult classic, from the editor of Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed and the author of The Unspeakable

An essayist...


Alone in Antarctica: The First Woman To Ski Solo Across The Southern Ice

by Felicity Aston

In the whirling noise of our advancing technological age, we are seemingly never alone, never out-of-touch with the barrage of electronic data and information.

Felicity Aston, physicist and meteorologist, took...


Starve the Vulture: A Memoir

by Jason Carney

A stirring story of criminality, drug addiction, recovery, and unlikely fame.


White Dresses

by Mary Pflum Peterson

In this riveting, poignant memoir of  three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them—television producer Mary Pflum Peterson recounts a journey through loss and redemption, and her battle...


A Bipolar Life: 50 Years of Battling Manic-Depressive Illness Did Not Stop Me From Building a 60 Million Dollar Business

by Steve Millard

After Steve Millard suffered a psychotic breakdown which left him on the verge of suicide and in a slough of depression, he came back. All the way back.  He learned how to fight the intruder in his life--bi-polar...


Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia: One woman's story of hope and courage.

by Jennifer L Myers

"A great human revolution in just a single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a nation and, further, will enable a change in the destiny of all humankind." - SGI President Daisaku Ikeda...


The Carry Home

by Gary Ferguson

The nature writing of Gary Ferguson arises out of intimate experience. He trekked 500 miles through Yellowstone to write Walking Down the Wild and spent a season in the field at a wilderness therapy program...


The Localist: Think Independent, Buy Local, and Reclaim the American Dream

by Carrie Rollwagen

The Localist: Think Independent, Buy Local, and Reclaim the American Dream is the story of one girl's journey from buy-local blogger to woman entrepreneur and indie-shop advocate. When Carrie Rollwagen decided...


Stumbling Into Infinity: An Ordinary Man in the Sphere of Enlightenment

by Michael Fischman

Stumbling Into Infinity is the intimate and sometimes startling account of Michael Fischman's spiritual journey and the encounter that changed his life forever. His story opens on a flight to India, as he reflects...


The Book of Luke

by Luther Campbell

Born in Miami's notorious Liberty City, Luther Campbell witnessed poverty, despair, and crime firsthand. His uncle Ricky did not want him trapped by the "invisible chains" of systemic racism, so Ricky schooled...


Rockers and Rollers: A Full-Throttle Memoir

by Brian Johnson

From PinkCadillac to Low Rider to Little Red Corvette, rock music hasalways had a racy love affair with cars. And AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson isnot only a rock legend, second-to-none at infusing razor-sharp...


That Went By Fast: My First Hundred Years

by Frank White

Ex-logger and gas station owner Frank White says living to the age of one hundred is not all it’s cracked up to be but it has some plusses. When he trundles down to the local shopping centre in Pender Harbour...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

by Viv Albertine

A feminist musician icon, Viv Albertine reveals the rocking, uncompromising story of her life on the front lines at the birth of the British punk movement and beyond in this exciting, humorous, and inspiring...


This River: A Memoir

by James Brown

Award-winning author James Brown gained a cult following after chronicling his turbulent childhood and spiraling drug addiction in The Los Angeles Diaries. This River picks up where Brown left off in his first...


The Voyageur Canadian Biographies 5-Book Bundle: The Firebrand / Mrs. Simcoe's Diary / The Scalpel, the Sword / The Men of the Last Frontier / Pilgrim

by William Kilbourn, Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Mary Quayle Innis & Sydney Gordon et al.

Five books in the Voyageur Classics series celebrate the best in Canadian biographical letters, with two titles from the great Grey Owl, as well as books by or about Elizabeth Simcoe, Dr. Norman Bethune, and...