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Cleopatra the Great

by Dr. Joann Fletcher HarperCollins (May 17, 2011)

World-Renowned Egyptologist Dr. Joann Fletcher offers an unparalleled look at one of history’s most fascinating leaders—Politician, Mother, and Goddess—the legendary Cleopatra.

The subject of myth for more...


The Notes

by Ronald Reagan HarperCollins (May 10, 2011)

Ronald Reagan left behind a legacy that America willnever forget. Now, in this one-of-a-kind collection of his most intimatethoughts, his favorite quotations by others, and his own most collectiblejokes, all...


Positive

by Paige Rawl, Ali Benjamin & Jay Asher HarperCollins (August 26, 2014)

An astonishing memoir for the untold number of children whose lives have been touched by bullying. Positive is a must-read for teens, their parents, educators, and administrators—a brave, visceral work that...


The Last Boy

by Jane Leavy HarperCollins (October 12, 2010)

Award-winning sports writer Jane Leavy follows her New York Times runaway bestseller Sandy Koufax with the definitive biography of baseball icon Mickey Mantle.

The legendary Hall-of-Fame outfielder was a national...


Booky Wook 2

by Russell Brand HarperCollins (October 12, 2010)

Picking up where he left off in My Booky Wook, movie star and comedian Russell Brand details his rapid climb to fame and fortune in a shockingly candid, resolutely funny, and unbelievably electrifying tell-all:...


Roone

by Roone Arledge HarperCollins (October 26, 2010)

Roone Arledge's extraordinary career of more than a half century mirrors the history of the television industry he helped create. Roone is the vivid, intimate account of his own rise to fame and power as the...


In Pursuit of the English

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins (October 05, 2010)

In Pursuit of the English is a novelist's account of a lusty, quarrelsome, unscrupulous, funny, pathetic, full-blooded life in a working-class rooming house. It is a shrewd and unsentimental picture of Londoners...


Brave Girl Eating

by Harriet Brown HarperCollins (August 24, 2010)

“One of the most up to date, relevant, and honest accounts of one family’s battle with the life threatening challenges of anorexia. Brown has masterfully woven science, history, and heart throughout this...


Stretch

by Neal Pollack HarperCollins (August 10, 2010)

From Neal Pollack, acclaimed author of Alternadad and The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, comes Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude. Here is the hilarious but true account of an overweight,...


Mustaine

by Dave Mustaine & Joe Layden HarperCollins (August 03, 2010)

New York Times Bestseller

Founding member, singer, and lead guitarist of Metallica and Megadeath shares the ultimate, unvarnished story behind his involvement in the rise of two of the world’s most influential...


Kennedy

by Ted Sorensen HarperCollins (July 13, 2010)

The classic, intimate, and magisterial biography of JFK

In January 1953, freshman senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts hired a twenty-four-year-old from Nebraska as his Number Two legislative assistant—on...


Now I See the Moon

by Elaine Hall HarperCollins (June 29, 2010)

Now I See the Moon provides insightful ways to teach and work with individuals with autism and severe disabilities. It will give parents great hope.” — Temple Grandin, author of Thinking in Pictures

“This...


The Bucolic Plague

by Josh Kilmer-Purcell HarperCollins (June 01, 2010)

“I adore the Beekman boys’ story. Their unlikely story of love, the land, and a herd of goats is hilariously honest. If these two can go from Manhattan to a goat farm in upstate New York, then I can’t...


Kate

by Claudia Joseph HarperCollins (May 11, 2010)

Kate by Claudia Joseph, is a true-life fairy tale: the biography of Kate Middleton, Princess-in-Waiting, who is quite possibly poised to be the next Queen of England. The extraordinary Cinderella story of the...


Neon Angel

by Cherie Currie & Tony O'Neill HarperCollins (March 30, 2010)

In this candid autobiography, Cherie Currie—the original lead singer of ‘70s teenage all-girl rock band The Runaways—powerfully recounts her years in the band, her friendship with guitarist Joan Jett,...


The Best Kind of Different

by Shonda Schilling & Curt Schilling HarperCollins (March 30, 2010)

In The Best Kind of Different, Shonda Schilling, the wife of Major League Baseball All Star, former Boston Red Sox, and World Series championship pitcher Curt Schilling, shares the story of their son’s Asperger’s...


Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks

Macavity Best Mystery-Related Nonfiction 2011, Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction 2010

by John Curran HarperCollins (March 30, 2010)

Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks is the fascinating exploration of the contents of Agatha Christie’s long hidden notebooks, including illustrations, analyses, and two previously unpublished Hercule Poirot...


Making Toast

by Roger Rosenblatt HarperCollins (February 16, 2010)

“A painfully beautiful memoir….Written with such restraint as to be both heartbreaking and instructive.”

—E. L. Doctorow

 

A revered, many times honored (George Polk, Peabody, and Emmy Award winner, to...


Mr. America

by Mark Adams HarperCollins (February 09, 2010)

“A remarkable story. . . . It is to Mark Adams’s great credit that, in Mr. America, he has rescued from obscurity a man whose influence is still felt in this country more than a century after he muscled...


Going Home

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins (December 22, 2009)

"Africa belongs to the Africans; the sooner they take it back the better. But--a country also belongs to those who feel at home in it. Perhaps it may be that love of Africa the country will be strong enough...


Lit

by Mary Karr HarperCollins (November 03, 2009)

Mary Karr’s bestselling, unforgettable sequel to her beloved memoirs The Liars’ Club and Cherry—and one of the most critically acclaimed books of the year—Lit is about getting drunk and getting sober;...


Highest Duty

by Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger, III & Jeffrey Zaslow HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks—the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger—the pilot who...


Chocolate, Please

by Lisa Lampanelli HarperCollins (September 15, 2009)

Lisa Lampanelli, who Howard Stern calls “a true original and a brilliant comedy mind,” reveals all in Chocolate, Please, a jaw-droppingly hilarious, politically incorrect memoir on everything from relationships,...


I Can't Keep My Own Secrets

by Larry Smith & Rachel Fershleiser HarperCollins (September 01, 2009)

From the editors of the international phenomenon and New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning comes a collection of six-word memoirs created by and for teens.

From cancer to creativity, prom dates...


Alek

by Alek Wek HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Since the day she was scouted by a modeling agent while shopping at a London street fair when she was just nineteen, Alek Wek's life has been nothing short of a fantasy. When she's not the featured model in...


The Last Lone Inventor

by Evan I. Schwartz HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In a story that is both of its time and timeless, Evan I. Schwartz tells a tale of genius versus greed, innocence versus deceit, and independent brilliance versus corporate arrogance. Many men have laid claim...


Gaspipe

by Philip Carlo HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The boss of New York's infamous Lucchese crime family, Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso's life in the Mafia was preordained from birth. His rare talent for "earning"—concocting ingenious schemes to hijack trucks, rob...


True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa

by Michael Finkel HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In the haunting tradition of Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision and Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the Heart, True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, and deceit with a deeply personal...


Hell's Angel

by Sonny Barger HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Narrated by the visionary founding member, Hell's Angel provides a fascinating all-access pass to the secret world of the notorious Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Sonny Barger recounts the birth of the original...


Unlocked

by Louis Ferrante HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

From the freewheeling rush of hijacking trucks to the brutal race wars that marked his decade-long stint in jail, former Mafia insider Louis Ferrante describes his remarkable journey from rising mobster to federal...


Tete-a-Tete

by Hazel Rowley HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

They are one of the world's legendary couples. We can't think of one without thinking of the other. Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre -- those passionate, freethinking existentialist philosopher-writers...


We've Always Had Paris...and Provence

by Patricia Wells & Walter Wells HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Patricia Wells, long recognized as the leading American authority on French food, and her husband, Walter, live the life in France that many of us have often fantasized about. After more than a quarter century,...


In His Sights

by Kate Brennan HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

What if the man you'd loved for years transformed into a ruthless and relentless tormentor, stealing your freedom, threatening your sanity and your safety?

This is not a fictional scenario. It is Kate Brennan's...


Singing My Him Song

by Malachy McCourt HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Malachy McCourt, bestselling author of A Monk Swimming, shares the extraordinary story of how he went from living the headlong and heedless life of a world-class drunk to becoming a sober, loving father and...


A Life Less Ordinary

by Baby Halder HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

When she was very young, Baby Halder was abandoned by her mother and left with a cruel, abusive father. She was married off at twelve to a man twice her age who beat her. At fourteen, she was a mother herself....


The Pope and the Heretic

by Michael White HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Giordano Bruno challenged everything in his pursuit of an all-embracing system of thought. This not only brought him patronage from powerful figures of the day but also put him in direct conflict with the Catholic...


Lone Wolf

by Maryanne Vollers HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Five years after escaping into the mountains of North Carolina, Eric Rudolph was becoming a figure of folk legend. The FBI had long since abandoned its manhunt—the largest ever on U.S. soil—for the fugitive...


I Didn't Do It for You

by Michela Wrong HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Scarred by decades of conflict and occupation, the craggy African nation of Eritrea has weathered the world's longest-running guerrilla war. The dogged determination that secured victory against Ethiopia, its...


Abraham Lincoln

by Stephen B. Oates HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

“There is no better introduction to current thinking about Lincoln and his place in history.” —Newsday

“Here, in these pages, Lincoln is still alive.” —Los Angeles Times

From Stephen B. Oates comes...


I Am Not Myself These Days

by Josh Kilmer-Purcell HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life—advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night—was asmash...


Step by Step

by Lawrence Block HarperCollins (May 19, 2009)

From the revered New York Times bestselling author comes a touching, insightful, and humorous memoir of an unlikely racewalker and world traveler

Before Lawrence Block was the author of bestselling novels featuring...


The Rare and the Beautiful

by Cressida Connolly HarperCollins (May 26, 2009)

Like the better-known Mitfords, the Garman sisters took center stage in Bohemian London during the first half of the twentieth century. Beautiful, flamboyant, and headstrong, they broke away from middle-class...


Madame Tussaud

by Kate Berridge HarperCollins (May 26, 2009)

Millions have visited the museums that bear her name, yet few know much about Madame Tussaud. A celebrated artist, she had both a ringside seat at and a cameo role in the French Revolution. A victim and survivor...


Horse People

by Michael Korda HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

Bestselling author Michael Korda's Horse People is the story -- sometimes hilariously funny, sometimes sad and moving, always shrewdly observed -- of a lifetime love affair with horses, and of the bonds that...


Kiss & Tell

by MariNaomi HarperCollins (July 12, 2011)

From her father and mother's interracial marriage to her own "you show me yours, I'll show you mine" moments on the playground—from drug experimentation to sexual/identity questions—MariNaomi lays her inner...


The Fellowship

by Roger Friedland & Harold Zellman HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

Frank Lloyd Wright was renowned during his life not only as an architectural genius but also as a subject of controversy—from his radical design innovations to his turbulent private life, including a notorious...


American Heroines

by Kay Bailey Hutchison HarperCollins (March 10, 2009)

As long as there has been an America, the indomitable spirit of American women has shaped both the country's history and society. Regardless of the time and place these women were born each excelled in her respective...


Tricks of the Trade

by Ashley Dupre HarperCollins (January 22, 2013)

Filled with practical advice on every aspect of sex, love, and lust, Ashley Dupre's column "Ask Ashley" doled out her unflinchingly honest, expert opinions on questions asked by New York Post readers, which...


Gazza in Italy

by Daniel Storey HarperCollins (June 21, 2018)

A brilliant, funny and insightful analysis of Paul Gascoigne’s crazy up and downs during his three years at Lazio – a period which shows his entire career in microcosm.

4th July, 1990.

Turin, Italy

England...


First Man In: Leading from the Front

by Ant Middleton HarperCollins (May 31, 2018)

NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

No one is born a leader. But through sheer determination and by confronting life’s challenges, Ant Middleton has come to know the meaning of true leadership. In First Man...