Biographies & Memoirs - Ebook

The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival 1st Edition

From the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming Queen Victoria, a new history of Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I that reveals how the most...

With Child

This diary of acclaimed psychologist and radical feminist icon Phyllis Chesler was a pioneering work when it was first published in 1979. A look into the...

Ronald Reagan: An Intellectual Biography

In this ambitious work David T. Byrne analyzes the ideas that informed Ronald Reagan’s political philosophy and policies. Rather than appraising Reagan’s...

The Baltimore Book of the Dead

“This book is both brief and miraculous, and it will be finished before you’re ready to let it go. Like life.” ―Ann Patchett, author of Commonwealth When...

The Cost of Living: A Working Autobiography

The bestselling exploration of the dimensions of love, marriage, mourning, and kinship from two-time Booker Prize finalist Deborah Levy.To strip the...

Free Woman: Life, Liberation, and Doris Lessing

An intense exploration of the life and works of Doris Lessing and how their themes are reflected in the writer's own life.Free Woman begins at a wedding and...

Henry: A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America

When Katrina Shawver met the eighty-five year old Henry Zguda, he possessed an exceptional memory, a surprising cache of original documents and photos, and a...

State of Mind: Life and Work in a Mental Hospital

At a State facility, where a resident was constantly banging his head, the psychologist used cigars as a reward for the person, he called “Junior” to...

Isaac Newton, The Asshole Who Reinvented the Universe

A blunt and humorous profile of Isaac Newton focusing on his disagreeable personality and showing that his offputting qualities were key to his scientific...

Sam Goudsmit and the Hunt for Hitler's Atom Bomb

The first biography in English of a leading Dutch American physicist, who discovered the subatomic property of "spin" and spearheaded the search for Hitler's...

HUNTING A PSYCHOPATH: The East Area Rapist / Original Night Stalker Investigation - The Original Investigator Speaks Out

HUNTING A PSYCHOPATH chronicles the search by multiple agencies for a serial rapist/murderer who terrorized Northern and Southern California between 1976 and...

Sergeant York: His Own Life Story and War Diary

October 8th, 1918—amid the last of the Allies attempts to the Germans, Sergeant Alvin York of Tennessee, found himself and his platoon of only seventeen men...

No Fear Allowed: A Story of Guts, Perseverance, & Making an Impact

If you have ever woken up in the middle of the night scared as to what to do next in business or in life or have been frozen by the fear of failure, this...

The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien

An unprecedented gathering of the correspondence of one of the great writers of twentieth century, the Collected Letters of Flann O’Brien presents an...

The Trigger: Narratives of the American Shooter

Six moving profiles reveal the complex realities behind gun violence in the United States. These are the stories of the shooters.In South Carolina, a young...

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