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Booker T: From Prison to Promise: Life Before the Squared Circle

by Booker T Huffman & Andrew William Wright

A spirited tale of redemption from a seemingly insurmountable life of tragedy and crime, this first autobiography of professional wrestler and TV commentator Booker T. Huffman details his life before celebrity...


Lake Effect

by Rich Cohen

A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the Great Lakes Book Award and the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library

Raised in an affluent suburb on the North Shore of Chicago, Rich Cohen had a cluster...


Sunset on the Clyde: The Last Summers on the Water

by Duncan Graham

The 1950s were the heyday of the Clyde pleasure-steamer, when hordes of ordinary folk went 'doon the watter' to Dunoon, Largs and Millport to the strains of accordian and fiddle. Others went with suitcases to...


A Middle Eastern Affair

by Ellis Douek

"wherever I have found myself has seemed the proper place for me to be. I have never been an exile." When Ellis Douek was nine years old, his mother insisted that he take up embroidery – in case he decided...


Conversations with Isaiah Berlin

by Ramin Jahanbegloo

An illuminating and witty dialogue with one of the greatest intellectual figures of the twentieth century. Ramin Jahanbegloo's interview with Isaiah Berlin grew into a series of five conversations which offer...


In the Old Chief's Country

by Chris McIvor

“We pushed on well beyond the hour mark, neither of us wanting to remind the other of our agreement to return to the vehicle if we found nothing within that time. Surely beyond the next bend we would stumble...


People Who Say Goodbye: Memories of Childhood

by P. Y. Betts

Before the First World War, when Wandsworth was still a countrified suburb, P.Y. Betts grew up there, observing with absolute clarity the behaviour and conversation of the adults around her. She did not always...


A Three Dog Life

by Abigail Thomas

When Abigail Thomas’s husband, Rich, was hit by a car, his brain shattered. Subject to rages, terrors, and hallucinations, he must live the rest of his life in an institu­tion. He has no memory of what he...


The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq

by Rory Stewart

In August 2003, at the age of thirty, Rory Stewart took a taxi from Jordan to Baghdad. A Farsi-speaking British diplomat who had recently completed an epic walk from Turkey to Bangladesh, he was soon appointed...


Red Dusk and the Morrow: Adventures and Investigations in Soviet Russia

by Paul Dukes

Paul Dukes was sent into Russia in 1918, shortly after the Bolshevik Revolution, by ‘C’ (the mysterious head of the British secret service). His mission: to pull together the British spy networks operating...


Orient Express: A Personal Journey

by James B. Sherwood & Ivan Fallon

When the fabled Orient-Express train, which had carried the rich and the famous (as well as some highly suspicious characters) across Europe in superb style for nearly a century, was taken out of service in...


House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East

by Anthony Shadid

A crowning achievement in the career of revered journalist Anthony Shadid—who died while on assignment in Syria in February 2012—House of Stone tells the story of rebuilding Shadid's ancestral home in Lebanon...


A State of War Exists: Reporters in the Line of Fire

by Michael Nicholson

“The worst moment in a war was my fear I would not be sent to it.” So wrote the young Michael Nicholson, a reporter whose astonishing career has covered eighteen major conflicts. Published to coincide with...


Dirty Politics, Dirty Times

by Michael Ashcroft

This is a newly revised and updated paperback edition of the former Conservative Party Treasurer's personal account of his battle over unsubstantiated claims concerning his business affairs which culminated...


Write Your Life Story

by Michael Oke

Biographies are not just for celebrities. 'Normal' people's lives - your own, in fact - can be much more fascinating and interesting. The aim of this book is to help you celebrate your life - and those who are...


Saddled: How a Spirited Horse Reined Me in and Set Me Free

by Susan Richards

The prequel to CHOSEN BY A HORSE, detailing how Richards met Georgia and her struggle through alcoholism


Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog

by Susannah Charleson

An unforgettable memoir from a search-and-rescue pilot and her spirited canine partner

In the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing, Susannah Charleson clipped a photo from the newspaper of an exhausted canine handler,...


The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back EBK

by Kevin Salwen & Hannah Salwen

One family's journey to downsize their lives and give half of their profits to worthy charities transports them across the globe and well out of their comfort zone.


Three Ways to Capsize a Boat: An Optimist Afloat

by Chris Stewart

If you're wondering what Chris Stewart did before he and Ana moved to El Valero, their Spanish farm, here's one of the answers. He took to the sea, landing a job as skipper for the summer, sailing a Cornish...


For Bread Alone

by Mohamed Choukri & Paul Bowles

Driven by famine from their home in the Rif, Mohamed’s family walks to Tangier in search of a better life. But things are no better there. Eight of Mohamed’s siblings die of malnutrition and neglect, and...