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The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light

by Carlos Santana & Ashley Kahn Little, Brown and Company (November 04, 2014)

The intimate and long-awaited autobiography of a legend

In 1967 in San Francisco, just a few weeks after the Summer of Love, a young Mexican guitarist took the stage at the Fillmore Auditorium and played a blistering...


Play On: Now, Then, and Fleetwood Mac: The Autobiography

by Mick Fleetwood & Anthony Bozza Little, Brown and Company (October 28, 2014)

"After forty-six years of being on the road, this is the right time to look back in a way I've never done before: now and then. This is the story of my life in rock and roll -- and how the band that has meant...


Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin

by David Ritz Little, Brown and Company (October 28, 2014)

The definitive biography of the Queen of Soul from acclaimed music writer David Ritz.

Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother,...


A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France

by Susan Ottaway Little, Brown and Company (September 30, 2014)

The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second World War.

When elderly recluse Eileen Nearne died, few...


The Cliff Walk: A Memoir of a Job Lost and a Life Found

by Don J. Snyder Little, Brown and Company (September 23, 2014)

Five years ago, Don Snyder was teaching English at Colgate University. He was forty years old and had a wife, three children, a new baby on the way, and what seemed like a secure middle-class future. But then...


Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year

by Tavis Smiley & David Ritz Little, Brown and Company (September 09, 2014)

A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination

Martin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but...


The Closer: Mi vida

by Mariano Rivera & Wayne Coffey Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2014)

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.

Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his...


Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home

by Nina Stibbe Little, Brown and Company (April 22, 2014)

"Breezy, sophisticated, hilarious, rude and aching with sweetness: LOVE, NINA might be the most charming book I've ever read." --Maria Semple, author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette

In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe...


Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen

by Julie Powell Little, Brown and Company (September 01, 2005)

The bestselling memoir that's "irresistible....A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef" (Philadelphia Inquirer) is now a major motion picture. Audiobook read by the author and value-priced!

Directed by...


For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind

by Rosemary Mahoney Little, Brown and Company (January 14, 2014)

"In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."--Andrew Solomon, author of...


Myself When Young

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"An intimate view of a creative personality...as richly evocative as any of her novels." --Los Angeles Times

Both in her novels and her memoirs, Daphne du Maurier revealed an ardent desire to explore her family's...


The du Mauriers

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"Daphne du Maurier creates on the grand scale; she runs through the generations, giving her family unity and reality . . . a rich vein of humor and satire . . . observation, sympathy, courage, a sense of the...


Golden Lads: Sir Francis Bacon, Anthony Bacon, and Their Friends

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"Daphne du Maurier has no equal." --Sunday Telegraph

Prior to the publication of Golden Lads, Anthony Bacon was viewed as a footnote in the history of his younger brother, Francis. A fascinating historical figure...


Gerald: A Portrait

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"A remarkable book...brilliant comic writing." --The Times (UK)

Sir Gerald du Maurier was the preeminent actor-manager of his day, knighted in 1922 for his services to the theater. Published within six months...


The Infernal World of Branwell Bront

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"Miss du Maurier has brought to the art of the biography the narrative urgency which gives such animation to her storytelling." -New York Times Book Review

Pursued by the twin demons of drink and madness, Branwell...


The Winding Stair: Francis Bacon, His Rise and Fall

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"Unlike many authors of popular historical biographies, du Maurier resembled Antonia Fraser in being an indefatigable researcher." --Francis King

Many accounts of the life of Francis Bacon have been written...


The Rebecca Notebook: and Other Memories

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 17, 2013)

"In her heartfelt memories...one hears the genuine, thoughtful voice of a woman whose works have been loved by millions."-New York Times

Rebecca was one of Daphne du Maurier's greatest bestsellers. It has been...


The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams

by , Ben Bradlee Little, Brown and Company (December 03, 2013)

At long last, the epic biography Ted Williams deserves--and that his fans have been waiting for.

Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since,...


A Thousand Hills to Heaven

by Josh Ruxin Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2013)

One couple's inspiring memoir of healing a Rwandan village, raising a family near the old killing fields, and building a restaurant named Heaven.

Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a challenge...


Johnny Cash: The Life

by Robert Hilburn Little, Brown and Company (October 29, 2013)

The national bestseller celebrated as "the ultimate Johnny Cash biography....Rock writer great Robert Hilburn goes deep." -- Rolling Stone

In this, the definitive biography of an American legend, Robert Hilburn...


I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

by Malala Yousafzai & Christina Lamb Little, Brown and Company (October 08, 2013)

A MEMOIR BY THE YOUNGEST RECIPIENT OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

"I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday."

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley...


American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley - His Battle for Chicago and the Nation

by Adam Cohen & Elizabeth Taylor Little, Brown and Company (May 08, 2001)

This is a biography of mayor Richard J. Daley. It is the story of his rise from the working-class Irish neighbourhood of his childhood to his role as one of the most important figures in 20th century American...


A Nearly Normal Life: A Memoir

by Charles L. Mee Little, Brown and Company (May 21, 2013)

In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated...


The Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL

by Michael J. Mooney Little, Brown and Company (April 23, 2013)

New York Times bestseller The life story of Chris Kyle, the American Sniper

Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, from his Texas childhood up through...


Country Girl: A Memoir

Irish Book Award for Best Non-Fiction 2012

by Edna O'Brien Little, Brown and Company (April 30, 2013)

"Country Girl is Edna O'Brien's exquisite account of her dashing, barrier-busting, up-and-down life."--National Public Radio

When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in 1960, it so scandalized...


Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed

by Ben R. Rich & Leo Janos Little, Brown and Company (February 26, 2013)

From the development of the U-2 to the Stealth fighter, the never-before-told story behind America's high-stakes quest to dominate the skies Skunk Works is the true story of America's most secret and successful...


Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley

by Peter Guralnick Little, Brown and Company (December 20, 2012)

From the moment that he first shook up the world in the mid 1950s, Elvis Presley has been one of the most vivid and enduring myths of American culture.

Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley is the...


Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley

by Peter Guralnick Little, Brown and Company (December 20, 2012)

Careless Love is the full, true, and mesmerizing story of Elvis Presley's last two decades, in the long-awaited second volume of Peter Guralnick's masterful two-part biography.

Last Train to Memphis, the first...


The Last Lion Box Set: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874 - 1965

by William Manchester & Paul Reid Little, Brown and Company (November 20, 2012)

Spanning the years of 1940-1965, THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill...


The Last Lion: Volume 2: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940

by William Manchester Little, Brown and Company (November 06, 2012)

Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill. In this volume, we witness the war within, before the colossal war to come. During this period, Churchill...


The Last Lion: Volume 1: Winston Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874 - 1932

by William Manchester Little, Brown and Company (November 06, 2012)

William Manchester met Winston Churchill on January 24, 1953. Their encounter on the Queen Mary sparked an intense curiosity in Manchester that would eventually result in his classic three-volume magnum opus...


The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

by William Manchester & Paul Reid Little, Brown and Company (November 06, 2012)

Spanning the years of 1940-1965, THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill...


Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World

by Evan Thomas Little, Brown and Company (September 25, 2012)

Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign...


Philistines at the Hedgerow

by Steven Gaines Little, Brown and Company (August 07, 2018)

Bestselling author Steven Gaines's "richly entertaining" (People) and juicy social history of the Hamptons.

As one of America's most fabled communities--long a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very rich,...


After the Fire: A True Story of Friendship and Survival

by Robin Gaby Fisher Little, Brown and Company (August 25, 2008)

On January 19, 2000, a fire raged through Seton Hall University's freshman dormitory, killing three students and injuring 58 others. Among the victims were Shawn Simons and Alvaro Llanos, roommates from poor...


Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of AIDS

by Elton John Little, Brown and Company (July 17, 2012)

A deeply personal account of Elton John's life during the era of AIDS and an inspiring call to action.

In the 1980s, Elton John saw friend after friend, loved one after loved one, perish needlessly from AIDS....


Eating My Heroes

by Rick Bass Little, Brown and Company (June 05, 2018)

On the Road meets Tuesdays with Morrie in this pilgrimage by "an American classic" (Newsweek) to thank his most important mentors through memorable meals and conversations

"Some years later, George Plimpton offered...


The Wind in My Hair

by Masih Alinejad Little, Brown and Company (May 29, 2018)

An extraordinary memoir from an Iranian journalist in exile about leaving her country, challenging tradition and sparking an online movement against compulsory hijab.

A photo on Masih's Facebook page: a woman...


The Recovering

by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company (April 03, 2018)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller THE EMPATHY EXAMS comes this transformative exploration of addiction, and addiction narratives, that completely upends our notion of the recovery memoir.

With...


Three Kings

by Zack O'Malley Greenburg Little, Brown and Company (March 06, 2018)

A deeply reported history of the business of hip-hop, and a blueprint for the careers of its three most dynamic stars: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z

Being a successful musician was simply never enough for the three...


James Patterson's Murder Is Forever: Volume 1

by James Patterson Little, Brown and Company (January 02, 2018)

Two true crime thrillers that inspired the Investigation Discovery series!


The Patriot

by James Patterson Little, Brown and Company (January 08, 2018)

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case.

Everyone thought they knew Aaron Hernandez. He was an NFL star who made the game of football...


The Only Girl in the World

by Maude Julien Little, Brown and Company (December 12, 2017)

For readers of Room and The Glass Castle, a memoir to be read in one breathless sitting that will leave you astonished by the courage and creative power of even the most neglected soul. Maude Julien's parents...


The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea

by Walter Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 01, 2012)

How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power.

Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral...


North

by Scott Jurek Little, Brown and Company (October 17, 2017)

From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about taking on -- and defeating -- the Appalachian Trail.

Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Now,...


Inside Camp David

by Michael Giorgione Little, Brown and Company (October 24, 2017)

The first insider account, timed to the 75th anniversary of Camp David

Camp David is American diplomacy's secret weapon. The home of the 2015 GCC and 2012 G8 summits, the 2000 Peace Summit, and the 1978 Peace...


Lou Reed

by Anthony DeCurtis Little, Brown and Company (October 10, 2017)

The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou Reed

As lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at...


Ninety Days: A Memoir of Recovery

by Bill Clegg Little, Brown and Company (April 10, 2012)

The goal is ninety. Just ninety clean and sober days to loosen the hold of the addiction that caused Bill Clegg to lose everything. With six weeks of his most recent rehab behind him he returns to New York and...


Gorilla and the Bird

by Zack McDermott Little, Brown and Company (September 01, 2017)

A deeply affecting memoir of a young man's fight to regain his sanity after a devastating psychotic break, with the help of the one person who refuses to give up on him - his mother. Zack McDermott, a 25-year-old...


The Futilitarians

by Anne Gisleson Little, Brown and Company (August 22, 2017)

Memoir of a year in the author's own existential book club as she grapples with huge familial loss

Anne Gisleson's adult life was gouged with crises, from the suicide of two twin sisters within two years, to...