Biography

CRAIGINCHES – Life in Aberdeen's Prison is the story of this forbidding place from its early days to its recent closure, told by former prison officer...
Craiginches: Life in Aberdeen's Prison by Bryan Glennie, Scott Burns

June 27, 2017

Julie Rehmeyer felt like she was going to the desert to die. Julie fully expected to be breathing at the end of the trip—but driving into Death Valley...
Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer's Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn't Understand by Julie Rehmeyer

June 27, 2017

In this sure to be controversial book in the vein of The Forgotten Man, a political analyst argues that conservative icon Ronald Reagan was not an ene...
The Working Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism by Henry Olsen

June 27, 2017

Co-founder of Rhino Records, Harold Bronson, tells his story. As a passionate music fan who explored the British music scene and met many of the perfo...
My British Invasion by Harold Bronson

June 27, 2017

After her little bundle of joy, Rowan (aka The Dictator) arrives, Rebecca Eckler wonders when the promised “rewarding” part will kick in. She wasn’t s...
Wiped!: Life with a Pint-size Dictator by Rebecca Eckler

June 26, 2017

The crime that inspired the movie Goodfellas. The story that couldn't be told--until now. One of the biggest scores in Mafia history, the Lufthansa Ai...
The Big Heist: The Real Story of the Lufthansa Heist, the Mafia, and Murder by Anthony M. DeStefano

June 26, 2017

A former special operations member takes us inside America’s covert drone war in this headline-making, never-before-told account for fans of Zero Dark...
Drone Warrior: An Elite Soldier's Inside Account of the Hunt for America's Most Dangerous Enemies by Brett Velicovich, Christopher S Stewart

June 26, 2017

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This,...
How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays by Mandy Len Catron

June 26, 2017

His formal schooling abruptly cut off at age eleven, George Washington saw his boyhood dream of joining the British army evaporate and recognized that...
A Powerful Mind: The Self-Education of George Washington by Adrienne M. Harrison

June 25, 2017

As the last Don of the Philadelphia mob, Ralph Natale, the first-ever mob boss to turn state's evidence, provides an insider's perspective on the mafi...
Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss Ralph Natale by Larry McShane, Dan Pearson

June 25, 2017

A Yale-educated Renaissance man, S. Dillon Ripley was a “courtly, determined, hugely ambitious, energetic, funny, and colorful ornithologist, conserva...
The Lives of Dillon Ripley: Natural Scientist, Wartime Spy, and Pioneering Leader of the Smithsonian Institution by Roger D. Stone

June 25, 2017

Since Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra shared their story of teen pregnancy and adoption on the MTV's 16 & Pregnant and Teen Mom, they've been know...
Conquering Chaos by Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra

June 25, 2017

As part of its effort to expose Communist infiltration in the United States and eliminate Communist influence on movies, from 1947–1953 the House Comm...
The Marxist and the Movies: A Biography of Paul Jarrico by Larry Ceplair

June 24, 2017

An American woman residing in Sicily for the past twenty years portrays the Sicilian landscape and customs--both rural and urban--from the perspective...
On Persephone's Island: A Sicilian Journal by Mary Taylor Simeti

June 24, 2017

A highly entertaining, scurrilous and fascinating book on Australian con men (and women) and all their dirty, devious tricks. There are con men you fe...
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels: A rip Roaring Exposé of Australia's Most Notorious Con Men, Swindlers & Larrikins by Matthew Benns

June 24, 2017

Being Addicted was only half the story, now comes the stunning new autobiography from Tony Adams, Sober. Tony Adams was a charismatic figure on the fo...
Sober: Football. My Story. My Life. by Tony Adams, Ian Ridley

June 24, 2017

In March 1947 Lord Louis Mountbatten became the last Viceroy of India, with the mandate to hand over 'the jewel in the crown' of the British Empire wi...
India Remembered: A Personal Account of the Mountbattens During the Transfer of Power by Pamela Mountbatten

June 24, 2017

“Publish and be damned”, Wellington’s famous adage, runs like a leitmotiv through John Calder’s memoirs. He has been damned by a censorious press, by ...
Pursuit: The Memoirs of John Calder by John Calder

June 24, 2017

Here is a story that is glamorous, inspiring, and gritty a marvelous fusion of the ups, downs, and in-betweens of life and music and passion in 1960s ...
Walk, Don't Run: A Rockin' and Rollin' Memoir by Steven Jae Johnson

June 24, 2017

Prince Henry of Wales has emerged as the unexpected jewel in the crown of the modern British monarchy. Despite his unruly antics, for which he’s made ...
Prince Harry: The Inside Story by Duncan Larcombe

June 23, 2017