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Bohuslav Martinu: The Compulsion to Compose

by F. James Rybka Scarecrow Press (May 01, 2011)

Bohuslav Martinu's amazing output—over 400 imaginative, well-crafted, and diverse pieces, including symphonies, operas, ballet scores, and other orchestral works—is accounted for in this biography that asserts...


Song To Kill A Giant

by Sandra Kalniete Publicetava (September 12, 2013)

Pirms 25 gadiem Latvijas, Igaunijas un Lietuvas cilv?ki Amerikas Savienotaj?s Valst?s apvienoja n?cijas Amerikas Savienotaj?s Valst?s. aicin?jums p?c taisn?guma, apstr?d?ja padomju milzu. Š? mier?g? dzied?šanas...


Punk Rock Blitzkrieg

by Marky Ramone & Richard Herschlag Atria Books (January 13, 2015)

The “entertaining and enlightening” (Stephen King) final word on the genius and mischief of the Ramones, told by the man who created the beat behind their iconic music and lived to tell about it.

When punk...


Mother Teresa (Revised Edition)

by Kathryn Spink HarperOne (June 07, 2011)

Mother Teresa of Calcutta was the founder of the Missionaries ofCharity and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, but her story is so much moreremarkable. From her childhood in the Balkans to her work in India, from...


Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

by Nina Sankovitch HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“NinaSankovitch has crafted a dazzling memoir that remindsus of the most primal function of literature-to heal, to nurture and to connectus to our truest selves." —Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between...


My Year with Eleanor: A Memoir

by Noelle Hancock HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“I honestly loved this book.”

—Jim Norton, New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Your Guts

“Eleanor taught Noelle that, first and foremost, Courage Takes Practice. Her yearlong quest to face her...


Through My Eyes

by Tim Tebow & Nathan Whitaker HarperOne (May 31, 2011)

FormerUniversity of Florida star quarterback, 2010 first-round draft pick for theDenver Broncos, and devout Christian Tim Tebow tellsthe story of his faith, his life, and his career in football in Through MyEyes...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


Theodore Roosevelt

by Theodore Roosevelt HarperTorch (January 13, 2015)

Spanning his earliest remembrances as a child to his historic charge up San Juan Hill, and his years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography offers an intimate and telling portrait of one of...


Triumph Over Darkness

by Lennard Bickel Bloomsbury Publishing (January 27, 2015)

Born in France in 1809, Louis Braille was the fourth child of a village saddler. At the age of three, he stabbed himself in the eye with a pointed tool taken from his father's work bench.

Some thirteen years...


Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus William Morrow (September 01, 2015)

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins’ championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


Enter Helen

by Brooke Hauser Harper (April 19, 2016)

This cinematic story about legendary Cosmopolitan editor and champion of the single girl Helen Gurley Brown chronicles her rise as a cultural icon who redefined what it means to be an American woman.

In 1965,...


Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin

by Frank Bailey, Ken Morris & Jeanne Devon Howard Books (April 05, 2011)

This explosive, up-close view of Sarah Palin comes from an inner-circle confidant who shares surprising information about how Sarah dealt with staff and perceived “enemies,” and the discrepancy between what...


Jim Otto

by Jim Otto & Dave Newhouse Sports Publishing (July 01, 2012)

Jim Otto is generally reconized as one of the greatest and most durable offensive centers the game of football has ever seen. He wasn't drafted by any NFL team so he joined the Oakland Raiders of the new AFL,...


An American Odyssey

by Bob Mathias & Robert Mendes Sports Publishing (August 01, 2012)

Bob Mathias is a true 20th-century American hero. The youngest man ever to win the Olympic decathlon gold medal, and the only American ever to win it twice, Mathias was also a movie star, U.S. Marine, writer,...


Love Made Visible: Scenes from a Mostly Happy Marriage

by Jean Gibran, Katherine French & Charles Giuliano Interlink Books (July 05, 2014)

Jean Gibran’s Love Made Visible is the moving story of a marriage, of Boston’s South End, and the Boston Expressionist art scene that first flourished there in the 1930s and ‘40s. A teacher in the Boston...


The Faces of Struggles Such As Cancers Are On the Journey to God's Glory!

by Alfancena Millicent Barrett Lulu Publishing Services (November 18, 2014)

This book is my testimony of how God used me through life's struggles and attack of cancers to my body to bring Glory to His name. It tells of how He prepared me with the help of my family, from the time of...


Far Distant Echo: A Journey By Canoe from Lake Superior to Hudson Bay

by Fred Marks & Jay Timmerman Lulu Publishing Services (November 14, 2014)

Outdoorsmen and armchair travelers will encounter history, ravenous insects, trail menus, hungry bears, and the quiet joys of endurance in this intriguing recounting of a 2008 canoe expedition. Six men began...


Rising from the Ashes: A True Story of Survival and Forgiveness from Hiroshima

by Akiko Mikamo Lulu Publishing Services (July 22, 2013)

This is a true and incredible story of a Japanese adolescent, Shinji Mikamo, who miraculously survived the first atomic bombing of human kinds. He was on top of his house roof with nothing to shield him at only...


My Life, My Profession

by H S Gururaja Rao Lulu Publishing Services (November 20, 2014)

My Life, My Profession shares H. S. Gururaja Rao's story, tracing his life from his childhood in Hyderabad to the present. In his explorations of his past, he recalls that as a constitutional lawyer, he made...


Backroads and Barefoot

by Mary Green Lulu.com (November 24, 2014)

Life leaves us with so many questions. Why did I go through that? What was the purpose? Why is life so unfair? We can get so caught up on asking the questions that we never hear the answers. I looked back at...


From Abandonment to Abundance

by Anita Ellis Lulu.com (December 01, 2014)

Have you ever been abandoned by someone you thought loved you? How about feeling unwanted and unloved by your mother or father? From Abandonment to Abundance is a real story of an African American girl abandoned...


A Retirement Blog: February 2012 - August 2014

by David Stevens Lulu.com (November 21, 2014)

Retired theatre professor and attorney David Stevens began blogging in February 2012. This book is a collection of his blogs through August 2014. He has, he says, the academic habit of writing about whatever...


Nothing Is Impossible

by Rev. Calvin E. Perterson Lulu.com (November 14, 2014)

A poignant autobiography written by a remarkable spiritual and social activist for disability rights and the independent living movement. Rev. Calvin E. Peterson is sure to make you believe that Nothing Is Impossible!...


Iditarod Adventures: Tales from Mushers Along the Trail

by Lew Freedman & Jon Van Zyle Alaska Northwest Books (January 12, 2015)

Features the fascinating careers of Iditarod icons as well as the administrators, volunteers, and classic characters that keep the race "running."


Wren & Ignacio

by Brooke Criswell Lulu.com (November 25, 2014)

A love story of two independent, nomadic individuals who meet and begin a new journey together. The tale of soul mates existing in daily life. Read as Wren and Ignacio meet, fall in love, encounter adventures...


Undocumented: The True Stories of Illegal Immigrants and Their Children

by Jenny Rodriguez Lulu.com (November 12, 2014)

This book records conversations with people who have been negatively affected by the U.S. immigration system.


Grandpa's Book

by Frank Beck Lulu.com (October 19, 2014)

Autobiography of a refugee, and a description of his integration into English socety.Follows the adventures of Evacuation, education, national Service, career building and marriage.


Fire Cops

by Michael Sasser & Charles W. Sasser Gallery Books (December 09, 2014)

From the big cities to dense forests to disasters at sea, authors Michael Sasser and Charles W. Sasser present some of the toughest cases and most harrowing missions faced by arson investigators.

A brutal inferno...


Zen Encounters with Loneliness

by Terrance Keenan Wisdom Publications (December 23, 2014)

Embark on a poignant and sometimes comic journey through Zen, poetry, and the transformative, personal practice of writing.

In Zen Encounters with Loneliness Terrance Keenan weaves together poetry, memoir, and...


Model Woman

by Robert Lacey Harper (June 16, 2015)

A revealing, no-holds-barred portrait of the legendary Eileen Ford—the entrepreneur who transformed the business of modeling and helped invent the celebrity supermodel.

Working with her husband, Jerry, Eileen...


Our Betty

by Liz Smith Simon & Schuster UK (September 04, 2008)

Liz Smith, once called the nation's favourite fictional grandmother, is a familiar face to all TV and cinema viewers. She is most often recognised for her role of Nana in The Royle Family and has appeared in...


My Misspent Youth

by Meghan Daum Picador (December 23, 2014)

My Misspent Youth is an incisive collection that marked the start of a new millennium and became a cult classic, from the editor of Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed and the author of The Unspeakable

An essayist...


Tinsley Harrison, M.D.: Teacher of Medicine

by James Pittman NewSouth Books (March 01, 2013)

Tinsley Harrison -- doctor, teacher, researcher, medical school leader -- is one of the most important medical figures of the 20th century. He edited the first five editions of Harrison's Principles of Internal...


My Notebook of Questions : Inventions

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (September 18, 2012)

The objects that surround us are so much a part of our daily lives that we often forget they have not always been around.


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


My Scrapbook of Music (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Take a look inside Professor Genius’ Scrapbook of Music. This book covers the entire history of musical expression, from prehistoric times right up until today, from the very first sounds to the MP3 player....


Not Impossible

by Mick Ebeling Atria Books (January 06, 2015)

What if you discovered by accident that you could change the world? Mick Ebeling—a film producer by trade, optimist by nature—set out to perform a simple act of kindness that quickly turned into a lifelong...


Alone in Antarctica: The First Woman To Ski Solo Across The Southern Ice

by Felicity Aston Counterpoint (October 14, 2014)

In the whirling noise of our advancing technological age, we are seemingly never alone, never out-of-touch with the barrage of electronic data and information.

Felicity Aston, physicist and meteorologist, took...


Starve the Vulture: A Memoir

by Jason Carney Kaylie Jones Books (December 15, 2014)

A stirring story of criminality, drug addiction, recovery, and unlikely fame.


I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli

by Andrea Pakieser AK Press (December 01, 2014)

The life and words of an Italian feminist and firebrand.


"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

by Anthony Slide & Jim Moore Columbia University Press (November 25, 2014)

Golden Age Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett was an extremely observant and perceptive chronicler of the entertainment industry during its most exciting years. He is best remembered as the writing partner...


White Dresses

by Mary Pflum Peterson William Morrow Paperbacks (September 15, 2015)

In this riveting, poignant memoir of  three generations of women and the white dresses that adorned them—television producer Mary Pflum Peterson recounts a journey through loss and redemption, and her battle...


George Bowering: Bright Circles of Colour

by Eva-Marie Kroller Talonbooks (October 31, 2014)

The first book-length, critical study of George Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts.


Full Circle: Death and Resurrection In Canadian Conservative Politics

by Bob Plamondon eBookIt.com (November 21, 2014)

Full Circle tells the dramatic story of how the Canadian conservative movement was fractured in the 1990s and how it was restored to glory and was returned to power in 2006. It recounts the humiliating defeat...


A Search for Meaning in Victorian Religion: The Spiritual Journey and Esoteric Teachings of Charles Carleton Massey

by Jeffrey D. Lavoie Lehigh University Press (November 05, 2014)

This indispensable work combines Massey’s collected writings with never before published letters organized topically in order to define Massey’s unique world-view for a new generation of readers.


A Mark Twain Christmas

by Carlo Devito Cider Mill Press (December 09, 2014)

Filled with the remarkable wit and humor of America's favorite storyteller, A Mark Twain Christmas gives readers insight into Twain's life through little known stories about how he and his family celebrated...


Me and My Dad's '50 Mercury

by John Mahoney FastPencil (November 20, 2014)

"Me and My Dad's '50 Mercury" is the continuing story of a young boy's fascination with cars. The book's point of view is the author's own life as he was growing up in the 1950's. He recollection of the family...


Harold Larwood

by Duncan Hamilton Quercus (December 09, 2014)

Winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year, this is the first ever biography of Harold Larwood. Larwood, one of the most talented, accurate and intimidating fast bowlers of all time is mainly remembered...


The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain

by Derek Wilson Quercus (December 09, 2014)

Plantagenet is the name given to the English royal house descended from the union of Queen Matilda of England and her second husband Geoffrey of Anjou. The name derived from Geoffrey's nickname, which came from...