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Book: Swallow the Ocean – A Memoir by Laura M. Flynn

Swallow the Ocean. Author: Laura M. Flynn A compelling true story, written by Laura Flynn about the time of her childhood, her family and the deep...

Book: The Glass Castle – A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

The Glass Castle. Author: Jeannette Walls Book Description: Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation....

On an Irish Island

On an Irish Island Author: Robert Kanigel "On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the...

Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir

Immortal Bird: A Family Memoir Author: Doron Weber "Immortal Bird is a searing account of a father’s struggle to save his remarkable son, a story of...

On Canaan’s Side: A Novel

On Canaan's Side: A Novel Author: Sebastian BarryNearly seven decades of Lilly Bere's life told as narrative in the first person. "From the Great Depression...

Townie: A Memoir

Townie: A Memoir Author: Andre Dubus III"An unforgettable book, Townie is a riveting and profound meditation on physical violence and the failures and triumphs of...

Hard Ground

Hard Ground Author: Tom Waits, Michael O'Brien (Photography)"In Hard Ground, O'Brien joins with renowned singer-songwriter Tom Waits, described by the New York Times as "the...

Saul Bass

Saul Bass Author: Jennifer Bass, Pat Kirkham"This is the first book to be published on one of the greatest American designers of the 20th Century,...

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Author: Robert K. MassieA narrative biography of a fourteen years old German princess who traveled to Russia to become...

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. "Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family...

Gandhi An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth

Gandhi An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments With Truth Author: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi), Mahadev H. Desai (Translator), Sissela Bok (Foreword)"Mohandas K....

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee. Award: 2011 Pulitzer PrizesA fascinating, informative and well written "biography" of cancer by the...