Biographical

Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone

Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone


Martin Dugard



'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' So goes the signature introduction of New York Herald star journalist Henry Morton Stanley to renown...
Edith's Story: Courage, Love, and Survival During World War II

Edith's Story: Courage, Love, and Survival During World War II




In 1940, while Germans occupied Holland, 14-year-old Edith van Hessen filled her diary with details of typical teenage life. By 19...
John Howard Griffin

John Howard Griffin


Black Like Me



Writer John Howard Griffin (1920-1980) decided to perform an experiment in order to learn from the inside out how one race could w...
Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers


D. H. Lawrence



Sons and Lovers...
John Adams

John Adams


David Mccullough



John Adams...
Purpurschatten

Purpurschatten


Phillipp Vandenberg



Purpurschatten...
King of The World Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali

King of The World Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali


David Remnick



New Yorker editor David Remnick's new biography of Muhammad Ali shows the man for what he was: larger than life. Paying great atte...
Open

Open


Andre Agassi



Andre Agassi tell about his Meth Addiction ...
The Pianist

The Pianist


Wladyslaw Szpilman



The Pianist...
The Kid

The Kid


Kevin Lewis



Kevin Lewis grew up on a council estate in South London. Beaten and starved by his parents, ignored by the social services and bul...
Life Stories

Life Stories


David Attenborough



Life Stories...
A Biography

A Biography


David Michaelis: Schulz, Peanuts



Charles Schulz, the most widely syndicated and beloved cartoonist of all time, is also one of the most misunderstood figures in Am...
In the Company of Heroes

In the Company of Heroes


Michael J. Durant



The 1993 battle in Mogadishu between American soldiers and Somali militiamen gets a human-scale retelling in this jaunty but harro...
By Cynthia Lennon

By Cynthia Lennon


Nerys Hughes



The Extraordinary Story of a Man, a Legend and a Marriage When she was eighteen years old, a girl named Cynthia Powell met a boy n...
American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House


Jon Meacham



Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man wh...
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance


Robert Pirsig



One of the most important and influential books written in the past half-century, Robert M. Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle...
The Seashell On The Mountaintop

The Seashell On The Mountaintop


Alan Cutler



Science writer Cutler (a contributing editor to The Forces of Change: A New View of Nature) re-creates a fascinating 17th-century ...
The Most Dangerous Man in America

The Most Dangerous Man in America


Catherine Drinker Bowen



Most illuminating, well written ,historical accuracy not found in our educatonal institutions. The views of Franklin's life are in...
My Life

My Life


Bill Clinton



President Bill Clintons My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intel...
The Betrayal of Billie Holiday

The Betrayal of Billie Holiday


All Of Me



To mark next week's 50th anniversary of the death of singer Billie Holiday (1915-59), Neneh Cherry tells the story of how the jazz...
The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl

The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl


Belle De Jour



Belle de Jour is the nom de plume of a high-class call girl working in London. This is her story. From the summer of 2003 to the a...
Manhood for Amateurs

Manhood for Amateurs


Michael Chabon



A shy manifesto, an impractical handbook, the true story of a fabulist, an entire life in parts and pieces, Manhood for Amateurs i...
A Liar's Autobiography

A Liar's Autobiography


Graham Chapman



A Liar's Autobiography (Volume VI) is a mostly true, though outlandishly told, accounting of the life of Graham Chapman of Monty P...
Unreliable Memoirs

Unreliable Memoirs


Clive James



Unreliable Memoirs...
The Blaze of Obscurity: The TV Years

The Blaze of Obscurity: The TV Years


Clive James



For many people, Clive James will always be a TV presenter first and foremost, and a writer second -- this despite the fact that h...
Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know


Ranulph Fiennes



Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly hal...
Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog

Why My Third Husband Will Be a Dog


Lisa Scottoline



A hilarious collection of stories from the life of the New York Times bestselling author of Look AgainAt last, together in one col...
The Lady in the Tower

The Lady in the Tower


Alison Weir



The imprisonment and execution of Queen Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife, in 1536 was unprecedented in English history and ne...
A Positively Final Appearance

A Positively Final Appearance


Alec Guinness



Engaging, observant and revealing, the new volume of memoirs from one of Britain's greatest actors. Alec Guinness's journal for th...
Mao's Last Dancer

Mao's Last Dancer


Li Cunxin



In a small, desperately poor village in north-east China, a young peasant boy sits at his rickety old school desk, interested more...