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Wounded Titans

by Max Lerner, Robert Schmuhl & David Greenberg Arcade (June 06, 2017)

Readers who miss the magisterial pronunciamentos of the late Max Lerner . . . will relish this collection of Lerner's writings on a subject that preoccupied him." Booklist

Max Lerner taught generations of Americans...


Around The World With Mark Twain

by Robert Cooper Arcade (April 12, 2012)

On July 14, 1895, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, fifty-nine years old and deeply in debt, boarded a night train to Cleveland, launching a performance tour designed to alleviate his financial woes, and, more importantly,...


Pietro's Book: The Story of a Tuscan Peasant

by Pietro Pinti Arcade (January 23, 2012)

Pietro Pinti, born as he says 'in the Middle Ages,' worked the land with hoe and plow from his earliest youth. Growing up under Mussolini's Fascist regime on a farm near Florence, he and his family lived under...


American Character

by Mark Thompson Arcade (March 07, 2012)

Charles Fletcher Lummis began his spectacular career in 1884 by walking from Ohio to start a new job at the three-year old Los Angeles Times. By the time of his death in 1928, the 3,500 mile "tramp across the...


Letters From Prison

by Marquis de Sade & Richard Seaver Arcade (April 12, 2012)

The 1990s have seen a resurgence of interest in the Marquis de Sade, with several biographies competing to put their version of his life story before the public. But Sadean scholar Richard Seaver takes us directly...


The Queen & Di: The Untold Story

by Ingrid Seward Arcade (December 03, 2011)

As the editor of Majesty magazine, Ingrid Seward has developed professional and personal relationships with the royal family. We discover a surprising portrait of the English monarch and the princess, contradicting...


The Salt Of Broken Tears: A Novel

by Michael Meehan Arcade (May 18, 2001)

On the edge of the remote salt flats of Australia, a young woman blows in from nowhere and disturbs the precarious equilibrium of a family farm. The boy is fascinated by her, his mother despises her, and the...


Who Said It Would Be Easy?: One Woman's Life in the Political Arena

by Elizabeth Holtzman Arcade (January 31, 2012)

A tour through America's changing political climate is seen through the career of former U.S. congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress, and shares her personal experiences...


The Imaginary Girlfriend

by John Irving Arcade (December 10, 2013)

Dedicated to the memory of two wrestling coaches and two writer friends, The Imaginary Girlfriend is John Irving's candid memoir of his twin careers in writing and wrestling. The award-winning author of best-selling...


Panzer General

by Kenneth Macksey Skyhorse (February 06, 2018)

Kenneth Macksey’s highly regarded biography of Generaloberst Heinz Guderian gives clear insight into the mind and motives of the father of modern tank warfare. Panzer General shows Guderian as a man of ideas...


Night Fighter

by Charles W. Sasser, William H. Hamilton, Bill Thatcher & Craig Roberts Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

For readers of American Sniper, the stirring account of a life of service by the "father of the US Navy SEALs"

One month after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, when President John F. Kennedy pressed Congress about America's...


One of 'The Few'

by John Shipman Pen and Sword Aviation (July 15, 2008)

This book is based on the copious notes that Ted ‘Shippy’ Shipman wrote in the 1970s and brings a firsthand insight into the life of an RAF Spitfire pilot during the early war years and then his remaining...


With a Royal Engineers Field Company in France & Italy

by V F Eberle Pen and Sword Military (March 30, 2020)

VF Eberle MC joined up on the outbreak of the war in No 2 Field Company Royal Engineers, 48th (South Midland) Division, the same company as his brother, who was a captain in it. He was commissioned before sailing...


The Jacobite Rising of 1715 and the Murray Family

by Rosalind Anderson Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

Based in Perthshire, the Murray family played an important role in all Jacobite rebellions, whether as rebels or supporters of the government. During the Great Rising of 1715, the head of the family the Duke...


Jock Lewes: Co-founder of the SAS

by John Lewes Pen and Sword Military (March 30, 2000)

Jock Lewes was a dashing young Welsh Guards officer who created a new approach to modern warfare in the SAS with less than two year's experience as a soldier. By the age of twenty-seven Jock co-founded the SAS...


A Champion Cyclist Against the Nazis

by Alberto Toscano Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Italy, 1943. Although allied with Hitler, there were those who refused to accept the fascist policies of racial discrimination and deportation. Among them was Gino Bartali.

A champion cyclist, he won the Giro...


Marching from Defeat

by Claus Neuber Pen and Sword Military (April 30, 2020)

In June 1944, in Belarus on the Eastern Front, the Red Army launched Operation Bagration, the massive offensive that crushed Hitler’s Army Group Centre. German soldiers who weren’t encircled and captured...


Sergeant York

by Alvin York Racehorse (October 09, 2018)

October 8th, 1918--amid the last of the Allies attempts to the Germans, Sergeant Alvin York of Tennessee, found himself and his platoon of only seventeen men trapped in the thick of heavy machine gun fire. Rather...


What a Life!

by Donald Jacobs Good Books (January 27, 2015)

          Don Jacobs, exuberant, wise, and remarkably capable of regarding himself lightly, has written a memoir. Here he candidly explores how he simultaneously held the trust of conservative North...


Wing-Beaten Air

by Yorifumi Yaguchi Good Books (October 01, 2008)

          Acclaimed Japanese poet Yorifumi Yaguchi has turned his writing attention to telling what he experienced as a child growing up on the island of Honshu in the late 1930s and '40s. When life...


Upstairs the Peasants are Revolting

by Dorcas Smucker Good Books (September 01, 2007)

          Get ready for another rollicking reading ride -- when you can't tell if the tears you suddenly find on your cheeks are from laughing or from crying. Dorcas Smucker once again writes so vividly...


Pardon My French

by Allen Johnson Yucca (October 27, 2015)

To make a friend is a joy. To make a friend in another country is a wondermenta small miracle. Pardon My French follows the lives of an American couple who have embraced a daunting mission: Not to be spectators...


Winston Churchill and the Treasure of Mapungubwe Hill

by Chris Angus Yucca (September 02, 2014)

Only the past can save the future for Winston Churchill, and it's a past with many secrets.

There is vast treasure hidden in an almost impregnable Central African fortress surrounded by cliffs. The mountain is...


1969 and Then Some

by Robert Wintner Yucca (October 14, 2014)

The year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost.

1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms...


Carnage and Courage

by Page Wilson Yucca (November 03, 2015)

Carnage and Courage is the story of an American woman's journey from upper-crust ingénue to a career in the US diplomatic corps. At President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's behest, Page Wilson left the US to serve...


Brainstorm

by Robert Wintner Yucca (February 10, 2015)

Nine million Americans are touched by aneurysms during their lifetime. This is one story of love.

Brainstorm is the candid and powerful memoir of the author's harrowing experience of an aneurysm and his road...


Wall, Watchtower, and Pencil Stub

by John R. Carpenter Yucca (November 07, 2017)

It has been said that during times of war, the Muses fall silent. However, anyone who has read the major figures of mid-twentieth-century literature--Samuel Beckett, Richard Hillary, Norman Mailer, Albert Camus,...


Hemingway's Paris

by Robert Wheeler Yucca (April 07, 2015)

Walk through the Streets of Paris with Ernest Hemingway.

In gorgeous black and white images, Hemingway's Paris depicts a story of remarkable passionfor a city, a woman, and a time. No other city in any of his...


In Formation

by Cheryl Dietrich Yucca (January 12, 2016)

In 1979 I was a Presbyterian minister, a hospital chaplain, and a pacifist. In 1980, I left the church and joined the Air Force. The day I showed up at the recruiter's office, I was twenty-eight, under-exercised,...


Nights in Tents

by Laura Love Yucca (October 18, 2016)

From an acclaimed musician comes an inside look at one of the most controversial and influential civil rights movements of our time.

Nights in Tents is a memoir of the profoundly moving, and often hysterical,...


Without a Country

by J. Malcolm Garcia Hot Books (September 26, 2017)

Many Americans believe service in the military to be a quintessential way to demonstrate patriotism. We expect those who serve to be treated with respect and dignity. However, as in so many aspects of our politics,...


War's End

by Charles W. Sweeney, James A. Antonucci & Marion K. Antonucci Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first...


The Crowd Pleasers

by Pete Fusco Skyhorse (January 02, 2018)

An adventure-filled romp through one of aviation’s most notable, dangerous and entertaining pursuits: airshows! In the early days of aviation, all flights were airshows. Spectators gathered whenever a new...


La Americana

by Melanie Bowden Simón Skyhorse (July 19, 2016)

La Americana is the story of Melanie Bowden Simón, who, at the age of twenty-five, left her job at Tina Brown's Talk magazine following the death of her mother and decided to take a vacation in Havana, Cuba,...


I Call Him "Mr. President"

by Michael Patrick Shiels, Ken Raynor & Barbara Bush Skyhorse (September 05, 2017)

A Presidential Tale of Friendship, Travel, and the Great Outdoors—Newly Updated!

In I Call Him “Mr. President”, Ken Raynor—head professional at Cape Arundel Golf Club in Kennebunkport, Maine, for thirty-eight...


Hitler's Commando

by Otto Skorzeny, Dan Raviv & Charles Messenger Skyhorse (September 27, 2016)

Otto Skorzeny, Germany's top commando in the Second World War, is one of the most famous men in the history of special forces. His extraordinary wartime career was one of high risk and adventure and here he...


"They Have Killed Papa Dead!"

by Anthony S. Pitch Skyhorse (September 11, 2018)

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is a central drama of the American experience. Its impact is felt to this day, and the basic story is known to all. Anthony Pitch?s thrilling account of the Lincoln conspiracy...


Let's Go Mad

by Rob Binkley & Murphy Hooker Skyhorse (September 27, 2016)

In my madness I bought the ticket. I took the ride. I needed to live. I needed to suffer. I had to go." Rob Binkley

Rob Binkley is a young Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has it all at twenty-seven: a thriving...


The Tangled Web

by Michael J. Cain & Jack Clarke Skyhorse (February 20, 2018)

The Tangled Web tells the dramatic story of Detective Richard Cain, the man the FBI described as "possibly the most corrupt police official in the history of Chicago." Cain led double life--at once a chief investigator...


The Yelp

by Chase Compton Skyhorse (September 20, 2016)

Entertaining and touchinga vibrant memoir for anyone who's had a broken heart.

When Chase Compton met the love of his life at a dirty dive bar on Manhattan's Lower East Side, he had no idea how far from comfort...


Sh*t Politicians Say

by Jesse Ventura Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

From the moment a Founding Father first asked for a vote, politicians have been saying dumb stuff. From George Washington to George Bush (both of them!) right on to present-day pundits like Donald Trump, Sarah...


Hazard

by Margaret Combs Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

Hazard is a poignant, unflinching memoir of the emotional intricacies of growing up with a severely disabled sibling. Margaret Combs shows how her Southern Baptist family coped with lived reality of autism in...


Bodie on the Road

by Belinda Jones Skyhorse (June 05, 2018)

For the fans of Eat, Pray, Love and Marley & Me, a heartwarming story of a 2,000-mile road trip taken by a woman and her dog.

Bodie, mystery mix rescue pup, is on death row in a Los Angeles dog shelter, having...


Nazi Fugitive

by Eugen Dollmann & Gerhard L. Weinberg Skyhorse (July 18, 2017)

An SS colonel goes underground at the end of WWII

Eugen Dollmann was a scholar and member of the SS whose connections among Italian society led to a posting as a liaison officer attached to Mussolini during World...


Revolution's End

by Brad Schreiber Skyhorse (August 02, 2016)

Award-Winner in the "Multicultural Non-Fiction" category of the 2017 International Book Awards

Silver Award winner for True Crime for the Independent Publisher Book Awards

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Forty years after the Patty Hearst...


The Missing JFK Assassination Film

by Gayle Nix Jackson Skyhorse (July 12, 2016)

Orville Nix is not the typical JFK assassination book. This book does not attempt to answer the question of who killed John F. Kennedy; instead, it addresses why we should question the actions of those involved...


Under My Helmet

by Andrew Postman, Keith O'Neil & Tony Dungy Skyhorse (July 11, 2017)

Ever since he was a child, Keith O'Neil wanted to play football. Born on the same day that his father, Ed O'Neil, was cut from the New England Patriots, football was all Keith could think about...aside from...


Grace and Justice on Death Row

by Brian W. Stolarz Skyhorse (October 04, 2016)

A Washington Post bestseller!

A chilling and compassionate look at how close an innocent man was to being put death with a foreword by Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking.

What is worse than having...


Mountain Lines

by Jonathan Arlan Skyhorse (February 14, 2017)

A New York Times best summer travel book recommendation

A nonfiction debut about an American's solo, month-long, 400-mile walk from Lake Geneva to Nice.

In the summer of 2015, Jonathan Arlan was nearing thirty....


Hemingway's Havana

by Robert Wheeler & América Fuentes Skyhorse (March 20, 2018)

Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba for more than two decades, longer than anywhere else. He bought a home--naming it the Finca Vigia--with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn and wrote his masterpiece The Old Man and...