Biography

A masterful and entirely fresh portrait of great hopes and dashed dreams in a mythical city from a major new literary voice Everything that could poss...
The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta by Kushanava Choudhury

August 15, 2017

Written during Olsen's five-month stay at the American Academy in Berlin, There. is part critifictional meditation and part trash diary exploring what...
There by Lance Olsen

August 15, 2017

In recapturing her memories of being a very little girl in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and later on a country place outside Philadelphia, H.D. "let the s...
The Gift by H.D. (Hilda Doolittle)

August 15, 2017

This is the Islam you've never been allowed to see. Daringly reported from its frontlines and forbidden to most of humanity for centuries. The Hajj pi...
A Sinner in Mecca: A Gay Muslim's Hajj of Defiance by Parvez Sharma

August 15, 2017

A gripping account of wrongfully imprisoned Willie J. Grimes, his 24-year-road to justice, and the founding of North Carolina's Innocence Inquiry Comm...
Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption by Benjamin Rachlin

August 15, 2017

From Britain's leading social historian, a lyrical look at the changes to women's lives since 1940, told with examples from her own life. The book pro...
Joining the Dots: A Woman In Her Time by Juliet Gardiner

August 15, 2017

Project Quick Find is the true story of sea lions trained to help U.S. Navy SEALs. Begun in Hawaii in the late 1960s, the project recruited trainers i...
Project Quick Find: Memoirs of a U.S. Navy SEAL Training Sea Lions by Michael P. Wood

August 14, 2017

Startlingly handsome, witty, fanatically loyal, charming, scary, and intensely sexual, Burt Lancaster was the quintessential bête du cinéma, one of Ho...
Burt Lancaster: An American Life by Kate Buford

August 14, 2017

In 1976, 10-year-old Niall Griffiths and his family immigrated to Australia from Liverpool as part of the Ten Pound Pom, an assisted-passage plan desi...
Ten Pound Pom by Niall Griffiths

August 14, 2017

Sexuality and identity are the twin goddesses that lend Jan Clausen's Apples & Oranges its grace and urgency. In the late 1980s, after more than a dec...
Apples & Oranges: My Journey Through Sexual Identity by Jan Clausen

August 14, 2017

‘Paddington’ Pollaky, Victorian super-sleuth, was a contradiction: a man of mystery who tried to keep out of the limelight, while at times craving rec...
'Paddington' Pollaky, Private Detective: The Mysterious Life and Times of the Real Sherlock Holmes by Bryan Kesselman

August 13, 2017

At once familiar and hard to place, the work of acclaimed Canadian cartoonist Seth evokes a world that no longer exists--and perhaps never existed, ex...
Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory by Daniel Marrone

August 13, 2017

"Am I nostalgic? Can you feel nostalgic for an era you never lived in? I am interested in the time before I was born, but I feel the most nostalgia fo...
Seth: Conversations by Eric Hoffman, Dominick Grace (Editors)

August 13, 2017

The incredible bestselling book from the author of No Barriers and The Adversity Advantage
Erik Weihenmayer was born with retinoscheses, a degenerativ...
Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See: My Story by Erik Weihenmayer

August 13, 2017

Intelligence has its price
From literary journalist Sara Mansfield Taber comes a deep and wondrous memoir of her exotic childhood as the daughter of a...
Born Under an Assumed Name by Sara Mansfield Taber

August 13, 2017

Russian historian and playwright Radzinsky, whose bestselling The Last Tsar chronicled the assassination of the Romanov royal family, has produced a v...
Stalin by Edvard Radzinsky

August 13, 2017

Billy Strayhorn was one of the most accomplished composers in American music, the creator of such standards as "Take the 'A' Train", yet all his life ...
Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn by David Hajdu

August 13, 2017

Tom Wilson, the actor, comedian, and writer best known for playing "Biff" in the classic movie "Back To The Future," goes on an unplanned adventure af...
The Masked Man: A Memoir And Fantasy Of Hollywood by Tom Wilson

August 13, 2017

A critical biography of the iconic communist revolutionary, and an expose of the liberals who lionize him. Nearly four decades after his death, it's i...
Exposing the Real Che Guevara: And the Useful Idiots Who Idolize Him by Humberto Fontova

August 13, 2017

Fusing the blind passion of a lifelong supporter with the cold eye of an award-winning journalist, this is an up-close and personal view of the entire...
44 Years With The Same Bird: A Liverpudlian Love Affair by Brian Reade

August 13, 2017