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Rius para principiantes

by Rius Grijalbo (July 01, 2014)

La biografía del monero contada al más puro estilo Rius.

La biografía del monero contada al más puro estilo Rius.

Esta especie de libro se llama Rius para principiantes y trata de ser un recuento (o recuerdo,...


Wall, Watchtower, and Pencil Stub

by John R. Carpenter Yucca (November 07, 2017)

It has been said that during times of war, the Muses fall silent. However, anyone who has read the major figures of mid-twentieth-century literature--Samuel Beckett, Richard Hillary, Norman Mailer, Albert Camus,...


Bulletins from Dallas

by Bill Sanderson Skyhorse (November 01, 2016)

An in-depth look at one of the twentieth century's star reporters and his biggest story.

Thanks to one reporter's skill, we can fix the exact moment on November 22, 1963 when the world stopped and held its breath:...


Ghosts by Daylight

by Janine Di Giovanni Arcade (November 05, 2013)

Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career--more than twenty years--in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia,...


Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets

by Laura Kasinof Arcade (March 01, 2016)

Laura Kasinof studied Arabic in college and moved to Yemen a few years laterafter a friend at a late-night party in Washington, DC, recommended the country as a good place to work as a freelance journalist....


Barney

by Michael Rosenthal Arcade (March 07, 2017)

An impetuous outsider who delighted in confronting American hypocrisy and prudery, Barney Rosset liberated American culture from the constraints of Puritanism. As the head of Grove Press, he single-handedly...


I Cover the Waterfront

by Max Miller Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Distinctive, original, fresh in in tone and manner, with a quaint whimsicality of feeling and expression."The New York Times

Life on the Western waterfront has always fascinated Max Miller, a special reporter...


A Native's Return, 1945-1988

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

The prominent journalist, historian, and author--an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century--tells the story of his final years.

In this last book of a three-volume series, William...


And the Good News Is...

by Dana Perino & Orlagh Cassidy Hachette Book Group (May 05, 2015)

From her years as a presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News' The Five, Dana Perino reveals the lessons she's learned that have guided her through life, including stories from...


Life Itself

by Roger Ebert & Edward Herrmann Hachette Book Group (September 01, 2011)

He was a fixture on television for over thirty years, cohosting Siskel & Ebert at the Movies until Gene Siskel's death in 1999, and then with Richard Roper until 2006. Since 1967, he's been an influential film...


Rachel Maddow

by Lisa Rogak Thomas Dunne Books (January 06, 2020)

The first biography of the most popular anchor in cable news.

Rachel Maddow has beaten the odds in a way that's novel in today's America: she uses her brain.

In a world of banal and opinionated soundbites, she...


A Marvelous Life

by Danny Fingeroth St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2019)

The definitive biography of the beloved--often controversial--co-creator of many legendary superheroes, A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee presents the origin of "Stan the Man," who spun a storytelling...


The War and the Death of News

by Martin Bell Oneworld Publications (June 01, 2017)

Martin Bell has stood in war zones as both a soldier and a journalist. From Vietnam to Bosnia to Iraq, he has witnessed first-hand the dramatic changes in how conflicts are fought and how they are reported....


The Start, 1904-1930

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

William L. Shirer was a CBS foreign correspondent and renowned author of New York Times bestselling nonfiction about World War II, and this is the first part of his three-part autobiography.

A renowned journalist...


Citizen Reporters

by Stephanie Gorton & Maggi-Meg Reed HarperAudio (February 18, 2020)

A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClure's and the two unlikely outsiders at its helm--as well as a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in...


Sontag

by Benjamin Moser & Tavia Gilbert HarperAudio (September 17, 2019)

The definitive portrait of one of the American Century's most towering intellectuals: her writing and her radical thought, her public activism and her hidden private face.

No writer is as emblematic of the American...


Truth Worth Telling

by Scott Pelley Harlequin Audio (May 21, 2019)

An inspiring memoir from the frontlines of history by the award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent.

Don't ask the meaning of life. Life is asking, what's the meaning of you?

With this provocative question, Truth...


The Enemy of the People

by Jim Acosta HarperAudio (June 11, 2019)

From CNN's veteran Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, an explosive, first-hand account of the dangers he faces reporting on the current White House while fighting on the front lines in President Trump's...


As Needed for Pain

by Dan Peres & Joe Hempel HarperAudio (February 11, 2020)

In the vein of Mary Karr's Lit, Augusten Burroughs' Dry and Sarah Hepola's Blackout, As Needed for Pain is a raw and riveting--and often wryly funny--addiction memoir from one of New York media's most accomplished...


Eve of a Hundred Midnights

by Bill Lascher & Danny Campbell HarperAudio (June 21, 2016)

The unforgettable true story of two married journalists on an island-hopping run for their lives across the Pacific after the Fall of Manila during World War II--a saga of love, adventure, and danger.

On New...


The Rainbow Comes and Goes

by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt HarperAudio (April 05, 2016)

A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives

Though Anderson Cooper has always considered...


Had I Known

by Joan Lunden HarperAudio (September 22, 2015)

In this brave and deeply personal memoir, one of America's most beloved journalists, mother, and New York Times bestselling author speaks candidly about her battle against breast cancer, her quest to learn about...


Give Me a Break

by John Stossel HarperAudio (September 30, 2005)

Ballooning government? Millionaire welfare queens? Tort lawyers run amok? A $330,000 outhouse, paid for with your tax dollars? John Stossel says, "Give me a break."

When he hit the airwaves thirty years ago,...


Can You Ever Forgive Me?

by Lee Israel & Jane Curtin Simon & Schuster Audio (September 18, 2018)

Now a major motion picture starring Melissa McCarthy--Lee Israel’s hilarious and shocking memoir of the astonishing caper she carried on for almost two years when she forged and sold more than three hundred...


On Her Trail

by John Dickerson & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (December 11, 2018)

Before Barbara Walters, before Katie Couric, there was Nancy Dickerson. The first female member of the Washington TV news corps, Nancy was the only woman covering many of the most iconic events of the sixties....


Race Against Time

by Jerry Mitchell Simon & Schuster Audio (February 04, 2020)

“For almost two decades, investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell doggedly pursued the Klansmen responsible for some of the most notorious murders of the civil rights movement. This book is his amazing story....


The Commitment

by Dan Savage & Paul Michael Garcia Blackstone Publishing (June 10, 2011)

In a time when much of the country sees red whenever the subject of gay marriage comes up, Dan Savage—outspoken author of the column Savage Love—makes it personal.

Dan Savage’s mother wants him to get married....


30 Days a Black Man

by Bill Steigerwald, Grover Gardner & Juan Williams Blackstone Publishing (July 04, 2017)

In 1948, most white people in the North had no idea how unjust and unequal daily life was for the ten million African Americans living in the South. But that suddenly changed after Ray Sprigle, a famous white...


The Deeds of My Fathers

by Paul David Pope & Keith Szarabajka Blackstone Publishing (October 11, 2010)

A story that reads like The Godfather has been crossed with Citizen Kane. The Deeds of My Fathers is the riveting true story of two men, a father and a son, who each started with nothing and built an empire....


A Torch Kept Lit

by William F. Buckley, Tony Pasqualini & James Rosen Blackstone Publishing (October 04, 2016)

A unique collection of eulogies of the twentieth century's greatest figures, written by conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. and compiled by National Review and Fox News White House correspondent James Rosen....


Dispatches from the Pacific

by Ray E. Boomhower & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (August 08, 2017)

In the fall of 1943, armed with only his notebooks and pencils, Time and Life correspondent Robert L. Sherrod leapt from the safety of a landing craft and waded through neck-deep water and a hail of bullets...


Escape from Camp 14

by Blaine Harden Blackstone Publishing (March 29, 2012)

The shocking story of one of the few people born in a North Korean political prison to have escaped and survived

North Korea is isolated and hungry, bankrupt and belligerent. It is also armed with nuclear weapons....


A Sliver of Light

by Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, Sarah Shourd & Michael Goldstrom et al. Blackstone Publishing (March 18, 2014)

Three young Americans captured by Iranian forces and held incaptivity for two years tell their story.

In summer 2009 Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourdwere hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan when they unknowingly...


The Trouble Begins at 8

by Sid Fleischman & Joe Barrett AudioBookShelf (September 01, 2012)

Mark Twain was born fully grown, with a cheap cigar clamped between his teeth. So begins Sid Fleischman's ramble-scramble biography of the great American author and wit, who started life in a Missouri village...


Mr. Playboy

by Steven Watts & Ray Porter Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2008)

Gorgeous young women in revealing poses; extravagant mansion parties packed with celebrities; a hot-tub grotto, elegant smoking jackets, and round rotating beds; the hedonistic pursuit of uninhibited sex--put...


The Dawn Prayer (or How to Survive in a Secret Syrian Terrorist Prison)

by Matthew Schrier & Michael David Axtell Blackstone Publishing (April 03, 2018)

A photographer captured in Syria and imprisoned for seven months recounts his story and how he became the first American ever to escape al-Qaeda. "What is your name?" asked General Mohammad. "Matthew," I said....


American Story

by Bob Dotson Blackstone Publishing (April 01, 2013)

The host of the NBC TodayShow's popular segment shares his favorite stories of citizens making adifference around the country.

For the six millionpeople who watch the Emmy Award-winning "American Story with Bob...


Donald Hall: Prose & Poetry

by Donald Hall Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2011)

Author of more than thirty books of poetry and prose, Donald Hall performs here dozens of his best-loved poems, together with excerpts from six of his works of prose. Donald Hall has been writing poems for over...


Virginia Woolf in 90 Minutes

by Paul Strathern & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (January 27, 2009)

A highly sensitive and intelligent child, Virginia Woolf grew up in a large family prone to psychological instability. Throughout her life, she was subject to periods of mental breakdown, yet when she was lucid...


The Chain Gang

by Richard McCord Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2005)

One of the biggest under-told stories of the past twenty years is the swallowing up of small independent newspapers by large corporations. This is the dramatic account of two battles waged by Richard McCord...


The Curse of Lono

by Hunter S. Thompson & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (April 15, 2014)

This enormouslyeccentric book takes listeners on a crazy journey with renowned gonzojournalist Hunter S. Thompson.

The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fearand Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalist's"coverage"...


An Education

by Lynn Barber & Carolyn Seymour Blackstone Publishing (February 16, 2010)

When Lynn Barber was sixteen, a stranger in a maroon sports car pulled up beside her as she was on her way home from school and offered her a ride. It was the beginning of a long journey from innocence to a...


Black like Me

The Joke's Over

by Ralph Steadman, James Adams & Kurt Vonnegut Blackstone Publishing (October 02, 2007)

In early 1970, artist Ralph Steadman went to America in search of work and found more than he bargained for. At the Kentucky Derby he met a former Hell’s Angel, one Hunter S. Thompson. Thompson wrote later...


String of Pearls

by Priscilla Buckley & Marguerite Gavin Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Priscilla Buckley is probably best known as managing editor of the conservative political journal National Review, founded by her brother, William F. Buckley Jr. But in String of Pearls, we meet young Pitts...


Righteous Indignation

by Andrew Breitbart & Jeremy Guskin Grand Central Publishing (April 15, 2011)

"Brash, funny, fiery, and irreverent." -- Rush Limbaugh

Known for his network of conservative websites that draws millions of readers everyday, Andrew Breitbart has one main goal: to make sure the "liberally...


Downtown

by Pete Hamill & Author Little, Brown & Company (April 01, 2005)

In Downtown, Pete Hamill leads us on an unforgettable journey through the city he loves, from the island's southern tip to Times Square, combining a moving memoir of his days and nights in New York with a passionate...


Special Heart

by Bret Baier, Jim Mills & Author Center Street (June 03, 2014)

Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier shares the New York Times bestselling story of his son Paul's ongoing battle with heart disease, and how it transformed his own life and family.

This deeply touching personal...


I'm Your Biggest Fan

by Kate Coyne Hachette Books (June 14, 2016)

The Executive Editor of People Magazine provides a "rollicking, anecdote-filled, star-studded recap of her career sprinkled with celebrities, red carpets, photo shoots" (Parade.com)--and also hilariously awkward...


Freak Kingdom

by Timothy Denevi & Mark Boyett PublicAffairs (October 30, 2018)

The story of Hunter S. Thompson's crusade against Richard Nixon and the threat of fascism in America--and the devastating price he paid for it

Hunter S. Thompson is often misremembered as a wise-cracking, drug-addled...