Biography

In 1948, Horace "Hoss" Logan, a young radio producer in Shreveport, Louisiana, started booking talent for a new weekly music show called the Louisiana...
Elvis, Hank, and Me: Making Musical History On The Louisiana Hayride by Horace Logan, Bill Sloan

May 22, 2017

In this fascinating new biography of screen legend Joan Crawford, Charlotte Chandler draws on exclusive and remarkably candid interviews with Crawford...
Not the Girl Next Door: Joan Crawford, a Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler

May 22, 2017

Diligent, detailed, and overpowering. This is not a book of conjecture: It's one of bootstrap journalism. The New York Times calls sports journalist S...
A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez by Selena Roberts

May 22, 2017

"The best biography ever written about an American sports figure." —Sports Illustrated Nearly a century has passed since George Herman Ruth made his m...
Babe: The Legend Comes to Life by Robert W. Creamer

May 22, 2017

A single line of type in the Baseball Encyclopedia. One major league game. A career batting average of .000. But the name—Moonlight Graham—suggested a...
Chasing Moonlight: The True Story of Field of Dreams' Doc Graham by Brett Friedlander, Rob Reising

May 22, 2017

‘Today as I was leaving home, I saw a guy in the street. Just by exchanging glances, we decided to make love.’ Valerie Tasso is an unashamedly promisc...
Insatiable: The Erotic Adventures Of A French Girl In Spain by Valérie Tasso

May 22, 2017

Frank Bank's story is a sometimes wild, sometimes bawdy, often poignant, always funny account of a real life Louie Louie who led a nation to Californi...
Call Me Lumpy by Frank Bank

May 22, 2017

"The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen" is at once memoir, commentary, enlightenment, and a little dose of self-help. Taylor Marsh was Miss Missouri ...
The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen: Relationship Secrets from the Trenches by Taylor Marsh

May 22, 2017

To millions of faithful television viewers, Gary Burghoff will always be Walter "Radar" O'Reilly, the lovable telepathic assistant to Colonel Potter o...
Gary Burghoff: To M*A*S*H and Back by Gary Burghoff

May 22, 2017

In his eleventh book, but his first in almost two decades, seasoned travel writer Alex Shoumatoff takes readers on a journey from the woods of rural N...
The Wasting of Borneo: Dispatches from a Vanishing World by Alex Shoumatoff

May 22, 2017

A memoir - with recipes - from a well-loved writer with a unique and quirky take on life.Looking back over her varied life in a range of roles, includ...
The Kindness of Strangers by Shonagh Koea

May 22, 2017

Gavin Lambert's life-long friendship with Wood began when she wanted to star in the movie adaptation of his novel Inside Daisy Clover. Now he tells he...
Natalie Wood: A Life by Gavin Lambert

May 22, 2017

A wooden box holds the buttons of three generations of women in Lynn Knight's family – each one with its own tale to tell... Tracing the story of wome...
The Button Box: The Story of Women in the 20th Century Told Through the Clothes They Wore by Lynn Knight

May 21, 2017

Despite the fact that Juarez is a Mexican border city just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, most Americans are unaware that for more than tw...
The Daughters of Juarez: A True Story of Serial Murder South of the Border by Teresa Rodriguez, Diana Montané, Lisa Pulitzer

May 21, 2017

Here is a compelling portrait of the Revolutionary War general whose skills as an engineer and artilleryman played a key role in all of George Washing...
Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution by Mark Puls

May 21, 2017

"He swore to take a bullet for the President and left it all behind to take a bullet for the American people" Why would a successful, twelve-year Secr...
Life Inside the Bubble: Why a Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away from It All by Dan Bongino

May 21, 2017

The Durrell family are immortalised in Gerald Durrell's My Family and Other Animals and its ITV adaptation, The Durrells. But what of the real life Du...
The Durrells of Corfu by Michael Haag

May 21, 2017

The computer and the internet are among the most important innovations of our era, but few people know who created them. They were not conjured up in ...
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson

May 21, 2017

Shortly after Cleburne landed the largest railroad shops west of the Mississippi, it set its sights on securing a professional baseball team. Against ...
Cleburne Baseball: A Railroader History by Scott Cain

May 21, 2017

There is no reason why you should have heard of Geoffrey Pyke. After his suicide in 1948 he was described as one of the great geniuses of his time, to...
Churchill's Iceman: The True Story of Geoffrey Pyke: Genius, Fugitive, Spy by Henry Hemming

May 21, 2017