Biography

Tom Jones

Tom Jones: Close Up surpasses all other attempts to chronicle the life of a unique star who has been notoriously unforthcoming about himself. It also offers a fascinating insight into half a century of pop, spanning the Fifties pub scene of South ...

Woody Guthrie: Poet of the People

Woody Guthrie spent his life putting into words and music what the rest of America was thinking. He roamed from coast to coast and captured the despair of those displaced by the Great Depression and the dust bowl, eulogized workers, and celebrated...

The Secret Lives of Alexandra David-Neel: A Biography of the Explorer of Tibet and Its Forbidden Practices

Alexandra David-Neel was the first European to explore Tibet at a time when foreigners were banned. Few people have led a life of adventure equal to hers, or made so much of it. This book presents a vividly detailed chronicle of David-Neel's quest...

الإمام ابن حزم الظاهري إمام أهل الأندلس

يتناول شخصية الإمام ابن حزم الظاهري إمام أهل الأندلس ، الشخصية الموسوعية الهامة في حياة المسلمين العلمية ، ويتحدث عن حياته وعصره ونشأته العلمية ومناصبه التي تولاها والمحن في حياته وثناء العلماء عليه ومصنفاته وعقيدته ومذهبه الفقهي وصفاته وعلومه فهو...

Candy Darling

diaries of the late Warhol-era drag queen

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Vita di Marco Polo veneziano

La chiave essenziale, spesso sottovalutata, della conoscenza e della comprensione di Marco Polo è la venezianità che lo straordinario viaggiatore porto con sé fino ai confini della terra. Questa "Vita" gioca la carta delle contrapposizioni e delle...

Holy Ghost Revival on Azusa Street: The True Believers: Eye Witness Accounts of the Revival that Shook the World

Compilation of eye witness accounts written and subsequently published at the beginning of the Pentecostal movement.

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The Secrets of Carriage H (Kindle Single)

The extraordinary true story of one man’s survival and recovery from catastrophe. It was the U.K.’s worst rail disaster in years. On the morning of October 5, 1999, two rush-hour commuter trains collided just outside London. Hundreds were feared d...

Theodore Dreiser: An American Journey

Comprehensive edition of the definitive Dreiser biography. Tells the story of his writer's crisis after the initial failure of Sister Carrie and how he survived it to become one of the most influential American writers. Offers glimpses of journali...

Porridge and Passion

In this sequel to his first volume of autobiography Pride and Perjury, Aitken starts his story as he is taken down from the courtroom and incarcerated at Her Majesty's Pleasure. How this Old Etonian former Cabinet Minister on Mrs Thatcher's inner ...

A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts. At ninety, Jimmy Carter reflects on his public and private lif...

Książka, którą napisałem, żeby mieć na dziwki i narkotyki

Książka, którą napisałem, żeby mieć na dziwki i narkotyki" - czy to prawda, czy kolejna prowokacja Marka Raczkowskiego, jednego z najpopularniejszych rysowników? Książka do czytania i oglądania – kilkadziesiąt fantastycznych rysunków Raczkowskiego...

An Unauthorized Biography of J. Edgar Hoover

This book is a biography of J. Edgar Hoover. Read about his career with the FBI, including the captures of John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis and Machine Gun Kelly. Also, read about the COINTELPRO years with the FBI.Project Webster represents a new publ...

Memoirs of Alexander Campbell

Leroy Garrett, noted historian of the Stone-Campbell restoration movement from which emerged the Disciples of Christ, Christian Churches, and Churches of Christ, has called the Memoirs of Alexander Campbell "the most important work ever published ...

Who Were the Brothers Grimm?

Known as the keepers of modern-day fairy tales, The Brothers Grimm are as legendary as their stories. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1780s Germany and were inseparable throughout their childhood. While pursuing their law degrees, the two bec...

Maverick Genius: The Pioneering Odyssey of Freeman Dyson

Scientist. Innovator. Rebel. For decades, Freeman Dyson has been regarded as one of the world's most important thinkers. The Atlantic wrote, "In the range of his genius, Freeman Dyson is heir to Einstein – a visionary who has reshaped thinking in ...

A Diary of Signs and Wonders

A DIARY OF SIGNS AND WONDERS is as anointed today as it was when it was first published in 1916. When you read it, you will encounter the mighty Holy Spirit. When it comes to anointed, Spirit-empowered ministry, none can compare to evangelist Mari...

The Prophet Unarmed: Trotsky, 1921-1929

Few political figures of the twentieth century have aroused as much controversy as the Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. Trotsky's extraordinary life and extensive writings have left an indelible mark on revolutionary conscience, yet there was a...

Mærsk: manden og magten

Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller er i en klasse for sig. Ikke alene er han en af danmarkshistorien dygtigste forretningsmænd - og blandt de mest pressesky - Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller er også blevet ophøjet til en levende myte. Med bogen Mærsk - manden og magte...