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Up from Slavery

by Booker T. Washington

Washington (1856-1915) rose to become the most influential spokesman for African-Americans of his day. In this eloquently written book, he describes events in a remarkable life that began in bondage and culminated...


Infinity Blues

by Ryan Adams

World-famous rock hero Ryan Adams reveals his prodigious talents as a poetry and fiction writer.


Scandal: Infamous Gay Controversies of the Twentieth Century

by Marc E Vargo

Examine the cornerstone incidents of modern gay political history!Scandal: Infamous Gay Controversies of the Twentieth Century is a compelling and thorough examination of same-sex controversies that range from...


Cutting Loose: Why Women Who End Their Marriages Do So

by Ashton Applewhite

One out of every two modern marriages ends in divorce, and 75 percent of those divorces are initiated by wives. Author Ashton Applewhite is one of these women, having sued for divorce after enduring an unfulfilling...


Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

by Azar Nafisi

We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi’s dream and of the nightmare that made it come true.

For two years before she left Iran...


Quest for Islam: A Philosopher's Approach To Religion In The Age Of Science And Cultural Pluralism

by Jamal Khwaja

Quest for Islam is a systematic exposition of Islam in the light of contemporary knowledge by a practicing Muslim. A seminal work, it successfully resolves intellectual difficulties created in traditional interpretations...


The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

by John Seabrook

There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure—they're designed that way.

Over the last two decades a new type of hit song has emerged, one that is almost inescapably catchy. Pop songs have always had a...


The Game

by Neil Strauss

Hidden somewhere, in nearly every major city in the world, is an underground seduction lair. And in these lairs, men trade the most devastatingly effective techniques ever invented to charm women. This is not...


The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates

by Wes Moore

BONUS: This edition contains a new afterword and a The Other Wes Moore discussion guide.

The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his.

Two kids named...


The 50th Law

by 50 Cent & Robert Greene

A hip hop icon joins forces with the best-selling author of The 48 Laws of Power to write a bible for success in life and work living by one simple principle: fear nothing.


A Raisin in the Sun

by Lorraine Hansberry

"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway...


Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief

by Lawrence Wright

National Book Award Finalist

A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, the now-classic study of al-Qaeda’s 9/11...


Persuasion - Lesbian Erotic Stories

by Virginia Wild

It seemed harmless enough to give her a ride since she was stranded and it was absolutely pouring. Was she tricked or too curious to resist? The book has 6 Girl-meets-Girl short stories of Curiosity and Discovery....


Half the Sky

by Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl Wudunn

#1 National Bestseller

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world....


How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

by Paul Tough

A foremost The New Yorker and New York Times journalist reverses three decades of thinking about what creates successful children, solving the mysteries of why some succeed and others fail – and of how...


An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny

by Alex Tresniowski, Laura Schroff & Valerie Salembier

An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.

When...


Curiosity - Lesbian Erotic Stories

by Virginia Wild

"Curiosity - Lesbian Erotic Stories" is a collection of 5 short stories--Lesbian erotica, mostly of straight women falling for lesbians. Inner conflicts and mixed feelings dissolve as attraction overshadows...


Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times

by Jennifer Worth

The highest-rated drama in BBC history, Call the Midwife will delight fans of Downton Abbey

Viewers everywhere have fallen in love with this candid look at post-war London. In the 1950s, twenty-two-year-old Jenny...


Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong

by Jean-Benoit Nadeau

The French... -Smoke, drink and eat more fat than anyone in the world, yet live longer and have fewer heart problems than Americans -Work 35-hour weeks, and take seven weeks of paid holidays per year, but are...


Black Like Me: The Definitive Griffin Estate Edition

by John Howard Howard Griffin, Studs Terkel & Robert Bonazzi

This American classic has been corrected from the original manuscripts and indexed, featuring historic photographs and an extensive biographical afterword.