Biography

Bruce Dickinson is the instantly-recognisable frontman of heavy metal behemoths Iron Maiden. But there is so much more than a set of fine lungs to thi...
Bruce Dickinson, Maiden Voyage: The Biography by Joe Shooman

August 19, 2017

Written to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the violent death of a star who lived fast, died young, and became a legend, this book was compiled aft...
James Dean: Tomorrow Never Comes by Darwin Porter, Danforth Prince

August 19, 2017

"I've got the name for our publishing operation. We just said we were going to publish a few books on the side at random. Let's call it Random House."...
At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf by Bennett Cerf

August 19, 2017

It is this passion—unpredictable, rich, contagious– that will draw you into the tender poems in the Draw of Broken Eyes, poems that not only reflect h...
The Inheritance of Shame by Peter Gajdics

August 19, 2017

A nurse sleeps at the bedside of his dying patients; a wife deceives her husband by never telling him he has cancer; a bedridden man has to be hidden ...
Now and at the Hour of Our Death by Susana Moreira Marques

August 19, 2017

This book is about Ashutosh Maharaj, who according to followers, has been in great Samadhi since January 28th, 2014. Medical fraternity considers him ...
Ashutosh Maharaj: Mahayogi ka Maharasya by Sandeep Deo

August 19, 2017

With the same straightforward honesty that made her one of country's top-selling female recording artists, Reba McEntire tells her phenomenal story.
F...
Reba: My Story by Reba McEntire

August 19, 2017

Hank Williams, the quintessential country music singer and songwriter, lived a life as lonesome, desolate, and filled with sorrow as his timeless song...
Lovesick Blues: The Life of Hank Williams by Paul Hemphill

August 19, 2017

The 1950s were simple times to grow up. For Lewis Grizzard and his buddies, gallievanting meant hanging out at the local store, eating Zagnut candy ba...
Elvis Is Dead and I Don't Feel So Good Myself by Lewis Grizzard

August 19, 2017

Sri Swami "Papa" Ramdas was born Vittal Rao in the Kerala State of India in 1884. As a young man, he was employed as a spinning master in a cotton mil...
The Essential Swami Ramdas by Shri Samartha Ramdas

August 19, 2017

Written by a man with political contacts that yield an inside view of major world events—the creation of Israel, the Suez Crisis, the Cold War; as wel...
Enlightening: Letters 1946-1960 by Isaiah Berlin(Author), Henry Hardy (Editor), Jennifer Holmes (Editor)

August 19, 2017

An icon. A rebel. A legend. The films of Francois Truffaut defined an exhilarating new form of cinema for moviegoers the world over.
Before Francois T...
The Films in My Life by François Truffaut

August 19, 2017

Nick Hasted's ground-breaking book traces Marshall Mathers' rise to fame from schools and workplaces of his native Detroit to global superstardom. The...
The Dark Story of Eminem by Nick Hasted

August 18, 2017

Raymond Williams' prolific output is increasingly recognised as the most influential body of work on literary and cultural studies in the past fifty y...
Raymond Williams: Literature, Marxism and Cultural Materialism by John Higgins

August 18, 2017

On January 11, 2007, Andrew McCauley set off from Tasmania in a sea kayak, aiming to be the first person to paddle the 1600 km to New Zealand. It was ...
Solo: A Man. A Kayak. An Ocean. by Vicki McAuley

August 18, 2017

The definitive biography of the mercurial Soviet leader who succeeded and denounced Stalin. Nikita Khrushchev was one of the most complex and importan...
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman

August 18, 2017

This fascinating reassessment of America's most popular and famous poet reveals a more complex and enigmatic man than many readers might expect. Jay P...
Robert Frost: A Life by Jay Parini

August 17, 2017

There are few sensations I prefer to that of galloping over these rolling limitless prairies, with rifle in hand, or winding my way among the barren, ...
Forging a President: How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt by William Hazelgrove

August 17, 2017

The true story of an adventurer-turned-warrior fighting poachers and traffickers to protect animals from extinction. Staging heart-pounding, espionage...
The Last Great Ape: A Journey Through Africa and a Battle for the Heart of a Continent by Ofir Drori, David McDannald

August 17, 2017

Former Army Ranger Kris Paronto, a survivor of the 2012 Benghazi siege that was subject of the book and movie 13 Hours, provides powerful, motivationa...
The Ranger Way: Living the Code On and Off the Battlefield by Kris "Tanto" Paronto

August 16, 2017