Charlie Chaplin - Biography & Autobiography - 2012
An astonishing work.” —Chicago Tribune Chaplin’s heartfelt and hilarious autobiography tells the story of his childhood, the challenge of identifying and perfecting his talent, his subsequent film career and worldwide celebrity.
Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) - Political Science - 2007 - 256 pages
In the speeches and articles collected in this book, the black activist, organizer, and freedom fighter Stokely Carmichael traces the dramatic changes in his own consciousness and that of black Americans that took place during the evolving ...
Nader Hashemi, Danny Postel - History - 2011 - 464 pages
This indispensable volume is the first to bring together the leading voices and key players in Iran’s Green Movement, providing an intellectual and political road map to this turning point in Iran’s history and a vital resource for the ...
Nick Kotz - History - 2005 - 544 pages
Judgment Days offers needed perspective on a presidency too often linked solely to the tragedy of Vietnam.
Iris Johansen - Fiction - 2012 - 192 pages
#1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen gives readers a sensational story of man who has everything . . . except the trust of the woman he adores.
Mark Blake - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2013 - 433 pages
Draws on interviews with producers, managers and ex-girlfriends and boyfriends to provide a history of the band, including how lead singer Freddie Mercury's sexuality alienated some of their fans and forced the band to reinvent themselves.
Joan Reardon - Cooking - 2010 - 432 pages
With her outsize personality, Julia Child is known around the world by her first name alone. But despite that familiarity, how much do we really know of the inner Julia?
Ciro Bustos - History - 2013 - 320 pages
In this fascinating memoir, Ciro Bustos tells us a story only he is able to recount: what really happened in Bolivia in 1967 and why he did not betray Che. From the Hardcover edition.
Michael Clarkson - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2010 - 292 pages
Of the eighteen books and nineteen documentaries by or about the most compelling virtuoso of the twentieth century, none have contained details about Gould's many love affairs and how they affected his life, his music, and his filmmaking.
Thomas Levenson - Science - 2009 - 318 pages
Reveals the seventeenth-century scientist's lesser-known historical contributions as a Warden for the king's mint in London, a career that was marked by the underworld dealings of master counterfeiter, William Chaloner.
Gavin Edwards - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 288 pages
Full of interviews from his fellow actors, directors, friends, and family, Last Night at the Viper Room shows the role River Phoenix played in creating the place of the actor in our modern culture and the impact his work still makes today.
Nick Dawson - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 440 pages
In Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel, author Nick Dawson for the first time tells the story of a man whose thoughtful and challenging body of work continues to influence modern filmmakers and whose life was as dramatic and ...
Marc Seifer - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 576 pages
" --ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TIMES "In modern times, Tesla may be enjoying a comeback thanks to books like Wizard." --THE NEW YORK TIMES "Here is a deep and comprehensive biography of a great engineer of early electrical science.
Tobias Churton - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 474 pages
In early 20th-century England, Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) was considered ?the wickedest man in the world.” Today he's seen as a prophet, a master of the occult, and a spiritual pioneer--and his reputation just keeps on growing.
Stevie Chick - Music - 2011 - 432 pages
Black Flag were the pioneers of American Hardcore, and this is their blood-spattered story.
Sylvia Nasar - History - 2011 - 576 pages
It’s the epic story of the making of modern economics, and of how economics rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands rather than in Fate.
Glen Duncan - Fiction - 2007 - 272 pages
This is his chance to straighten the biblical record (Adam, it’s hinted, was a misguided variation on the Eve design), to celebrate his favorite achievements (everything from the Inquisition to Elton John), and, most important, to get ...
Herbert Lieberman - Fiction - 2013 - 358 pages
When a madman begins using the work of Botticelli as inspiration for his gruesome tableaus, a New York museum curator is the only man who can stop him Mike Manship is an up-and-coming curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York ...
Jane Goodall - Science - 2010 - 400 pages
In Through a Window she brings the story up to the present, painting a more complete and vivid portrait of our closest relatives.We watch young Figan’s relentless rise to power and old Mike’s crushing defeat.
Mary Renault - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 276 pages
Infectious in its enthusiasm, this is a penetrating study of Alexander the Great as a fascinating man, unrivaled conqueror, and enduring icon. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author.
Edward Dolnick - History - 2011 - 416 pages
The Clockwork Universe is the story of a band of menwho lived in a world of dirt and disease but pictured auniverse that ran like a perfect machine.