Biography & autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers

Best Selling

Language

All

English (137)

French (37)

German (0)

Spanish (4)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (2)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (9)

 

Category

Delete Editors, Journalists, Publishers

 

Audience

Adult (137)

 

Publisher

Dundurn (12)

Simon & Schuster (9)

Skyhorse (6)

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (5)

Atria Books (5)

 

Total Loans

All (49)

20 - 40 (49)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 50 of 137 Sorted by : 

The Search for Anne Perry

by Joanne Drayton Arcade (June 03, 2014)

A New York Times Best Seller!

In 1994, director Peter Jackson released the movie Heavenly Creatures, based on a famous 1950s matricide committed in New Zealand by two teenage girls embroiled in an obsessive relationship....


A Man and His Words

by J. Patrick Boyer Dundurn (February 01, 2004)

Robert Boyer is an author, researcher, editor, and public speaker; a member of the Ontario Legislature for 17 years; and the first vice-chairman of Ontario Hydro.


Eye On the Struggle

by James McGrath Morris Amistad (February 17, 2015)

In this groundbreaking biography, celebrated author James McGrath Morris skillfully illuminates the life and accomplishments of pioneering journalist Ethel Lois Payne, while also bringing to the fore the critical...


Foreign Correspondent

by H.D.S. Greenway Simon & Schuster (July 16, 2014)

David Greenway, a journalist’s journalist in the tradition of Michael Herr, David Halberstam, and Dexter Filkins. In this vivid memoir, he tells us what it’s like to report a war up close.

Reporter David...


The Man from Essence

by Audrey Edwards, Edward Lewis & Camille O. Cosby Atria Books (June 10, 2014)

Essence magazine is the most popular, well respected, and largest circulated black women’s magazine in history. Largely unknown is the remarkable story of what it took to earn that distinction.

The Man from...


Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love

by Bret Baier & Jim Mills Center Street (June 03, 2014)

Fox News Channel anchor Bret Baier shares the New York Times bestselling story of his son Paul's ongoing battle with heart disease, and how it transformed his own life and family.

This deeply touching personal...


Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate

by Alicia C. Shepard Wiley (May 02, 2008)

Based on new interviews and never-before-seen archival materials, Woodward and Bernstein takes a fresh, thought-provoking look at this unlikely journalistic duo. Thrown together by fate or luck, Woodward and...


An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

Heart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886. Although...


Merchant of Words: The Life of Robert St. John

by Terry Fred Horowitz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 21, 2014)

During World War II, Robert St. John of NBC, broadcast from London opposite CBS's Edward R. Murrow. Afterward, St. John would become a noted writer and commentator on world affairs, as well as a prominent and...


The Power of Indignation

by Stéphane Hessel & E. C. Belli Skyhorse (February 18, 2014)

The astonishing life of the writer named by the New York Times “one of the last living heroes of the darkest era of the twentieth century.”

His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international...


Stonewalled

by Sharyl Attkisson Harper (November 04, 2014)

Seasoned CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reveals how she has been electronically surveilled while digging deep into the Obama Administration and its scandals, and offers an incisive critique of her industry and...


The Hot Seat

by Piers Morgan Gallery Books (October 15, 2013)

From ultimate media insider Piers Morgan, an adrenaline-fueled account of life at CNN, exclusive stories about his celebrity encounters, and details about his high-profile decision to take on the issue of gun...


Muckrakers: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

by Edd Applegate Scarecrow Press (April 18, 2008)

Professor Edd Applegate profiles the men and women who either wrote muckraking journalism or edited publications that featured muckraking articles. Some of the most important figures of journalism are here,...


And Still Peace Did Not Come: A Memoir of Reconciliation

by Agnes Kamara-Umunna Hachette Books (March 22, 2011)

When bullets hit Agnes Kamara-Umunna's home in Monrovia, Liberia, she and her father hastily piled whatever they could carry into their car and drove toward the border, along with thousands of others. An army...


Alistair Cooke

by Nick Cooke Arcade (February 28, 2012)

One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke...


Lone Star: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Dan Rather

by Alan Weisman Wiley (May 02, 2008)

"Alan Weisman has come as close as anyone to unraveling one of the big mysteries of the television age: who is the real Dan Rather? Weisman has devoted much time, energy, and talent to that question, and this...


Dispatches from the Edge

by Anderson Cooper HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

From one of America’s leading reporters comes a deeply personal, extraordinarily powerful look at the most volatile crises he has witnessed around the world, from New Orleans to Baghdad and beyond.

Dispatches...


True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa

by Michael Finkel HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

In the haunting tradition of Joe McGinniss's Fatal Vision and Mikal Gilmore's Shot in the Heart, True Story: Murder, Memoir, Mea Culpa weaves a spellbinding tale of murder, love, and deceit with a deeply personal...


The Man Time Forgot

by Isaiah Wilner HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Friends, collaborators, and childhood rivals, Briton Hadden and Henry R. Luce were not yet twenty-five when they started Time, the first newsmagazine, at the outset of the Roaring Twenties. By age thirty, they...


America's Mom: The Life, Letters, and Legacy of Ann Lan

by Rick Kogan HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

For two generations of Americans, reading Ann Landers's daily column was as important as eating breakfast. For nearly fifty years an entire nation turned to this quick-witted, worldly-wise counselor for advice...


Writing Places

by William Zinsser HarperCollins e-books (May 19, 2009)

“William Zinsser turns his zest, warmth and curiosity—his sharp but forgiving eye—on his own story. The result is lively, funny and moving, especially for anyone who cares about art and the business of...


Then We Were One: Fragments of Two Lives

by Fred A. Reed Talonbooks (December 18, 2012)

This literary translator brings us a finely wrought autobiography that arcs from southern California through Iran, Syria, Lebanon and Canada.


After Daniel

by Moira Farr Harper Perennial (May 29, 2012)

Moira Farr discovered Daniel Jones’ body on Valentine’s Day, 1994. Struggling with deep depression, he had killed himself using a method clearly outlined in the bestselling book, Final Exit. Six years later,...


After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story

by Michael Hainey Scribner (February 19, 2013)

This haunting story of a son’s quest to understand the mystery of his father’s death is “searing and unforgettable…memoir writing at its best” (San Francisco Chronicle)—a “powerfully affecting”...


In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal

by H. Brandt Ayers NewSouth Books (January 08, 2013)

Journalist and publisher Brandt Ayers's journey takes him from the segregated Old South to covering the central scenes of the civil rights struggle, and finally to editorship of his family's hometown newspaper,...


They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat

by Lewis Grizzard NewSouth Books (September 01, 2010)

They Tore Out My Heart and Stomped That Sucker Flat, first published in 1982, has sold more than 100,000 copies. Without skipping a beat, one of America's favorite humorists, the late Lewis Grizzard, tells of...


There's No Crying in Newsrooms

by Julia Wallace, Kristin Grady Gilger & Campbell Brown Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 05, 2019)

There’s No Crying in Newsrooms tells the stories of remarkable women who broke through barrier after barrier at media organizations around the country over the past four decades. They started out as editorial...


The True Benjamin Franklin

by Sydney George Fisher Skyhorse (October 21, 2014)

In spite of being dead for over two hundred years, Benjamin Franklin remains an object of fascination for many history buffs. He was a diplomat, postmaster, political theorist, politician, scientist, satirist,...


Blindsided by the Taliban

by Carmen Gentile Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

I turn to see a rocket-propelled grenade screaming toward me. The ordinance strikes me in the side of the head, instantly blinding me in one eye and crushing the right side of my face.

On September 9, 2010, while...


Bearing Witness

by John R. Carpenter Skyhorse (November 14, 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,...


Bob Wolff's Complete Guide to Sportscasting

by Bob Wolff Skyhorse (March 09, 2011)

How many sportscasters working today can say that they’ve interviewed both Babe Ruth and Derek Jeter? The answer is one, and his name is Bob Wolff. Having called everything from the World Series to the Westminster...


The Enemy of the People

by Jim Acosta Harper (June 11, 2019)

New York Times bestseller.

From CNN’s veteran Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, an explosive, first-hand account of the dangers he faces reporting on the current White House while fighting on...


Encounters With Harriet Martineau

by Stuart Hobday Unbound Digital (August 01, 2017)

A champion of women's rights, racial equality, scientific progress, economic fairness and cooperatives, Harriet Martineau’s popular and influential writing on political and economic issues led to fame across...


Across Boundaries

by Ton Vosloo Jonathan Ball (August 24, 2018)

Ton Vosloo’s remarkable career in the media spanned nearly 60 years in South Africa’s history. During this turbulent time, South Africa went through the transition from Afrikaner Nationalist rule to an ANC...


The Chapter we Wrote

by Len Kalane Jonathan Ball (June 15, 2018)

In The Chapter We Wrote, Len Kalane, former editor of the newspaper, tells not only the story of City Press, but also a tale of the stories and events that shaped contemporary South Africa. Kalane traces the...


A Dedicated Life

by David Lawrence, Jr. & Jeb Bush Mango (August 15, 2018)

Leveling the playing field for all our young children

What are you going to do for the rest of your life? For David Lawrence, Jr., a brilliant newspaper editor and publisher with a distinguished, three-decade-long...


The Deeds Of My Fathers: How My Grandfather and Father Built New York and Created the Tabloid World of Today

by Paul Pope A Philip Turner Book with Rowman & Littlefield (November 11, 2010)

This engrossing saga begins when Generoso Pope, Sr., just 15, flees Italy and his domineering father, sailing to America with only pennies in his pockets. He passes through Ellis Island in 1906 and soon finds...


Inside the TV Newsroom

by Line Hassall Thomsen Intellect (March 26, 2018)

How do broadcast journalists work today? How do changes to the field of journalism affect journalists at traditional public service broadcasters? And what, if any, are the similarities between license-fee funded...


The Only Girl: My Life and Times on the Masthead of Rolling Stone

by Robin Green Little, Brown and Company (August 21, 2018)

A raucous and vividly dishy memoir by the only woman writer on the masthead of Rolling Stone Magazine in the early Seventies.

In 1971, Robin Green had an interview with Jann Wenner at the offices Rolling Stone...


Destination Gacy

by Nancy Rommelman SheBooks (May 13, 2014)

In 1994, journalist Nancy Rommelmann accompanied Rick Gaez, a 26-year-old pen pal of John Wayne Gacy, on a road trip from Los Angeles to Illinois, to visit the serial killer before his execution. Along the way,...


Ricochet

by Mary Jo McConahay SheBooks (May 18, 2014)

A stunning memoir by California Book Award winner Mary Jo McConahay, from her years reporting for national magazines from Central America. When three colleagues die violently during a single wartime election...


Katharine the Great

by Deborah Davis Graymalkin Media (December 07, 2017)

In the early 1970s, Katharine Graham was one of the most powerful women on earth. The publisher of the Washington Post, she published the Pentagon Papers, which shed light on the darkest corners of the war in...


Sasha, pour one more!

by Brigitte Schulze pili edition (November 17, 2017)

It was a balancing act between two worlds, the safe, secure life in Germany on the one hand and the magical attraction of a foreign country on the other. With time, for the German journalist and author, Brigitte...


George Bronson Rea, Propagandist

by Leslie Eaton Clark Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 27, 2017)

George Bronson Rea, Propagandist brings to life the extraordinary story of a journalist, publisher, engineer, spy, lobbyist, blackmailer and fortune hunter, who represents twentieth century journalism gone awry....


Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer

by William O'Rourke Indiana University Press (June 19, 2012)

William O'Rourke's singular view of American life over the past 40 years shines forth in these short essays on subjects personal, political, and literary, which reveal a man of keen intellect and wide-ranging...


The Good Fight

by Jim McDowell Gill Books (September 15, 2017)

The year is 1969. The start of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. For Jim McDowell, a rookie reporter, it was the beginning of a life at the heart of one of world’s most notorious and bitter conflicts.

His gripping...


This is Charlie Bird

by Charlie Bird & Kevin Rafter Gill Books (September 29, 2006)

Charles "Charlie" Bird has had a long and distinguished career in Irish Journalism. He joined RTE – The National Broadcaster– in 1974. He has been at the heart of every big news event for over thirty years,...


Another Country – Growing Up In ’50s Ireland

by Gene Kerrigan Gill Books (April 01, 1998)

From First Communions to CIÉ Mystery Tours – the heartwarming story of award-winning journalist Gene Kerrigan’s childhood in Dublin in the ’50s

In his highly addictive style, Gene Kerrigan effortlessly...


Patrick Kavanagh, A Biography

by Antoinette Quinn Gill Books (September 25, 2003)

Antoinette Quinn's acclaimed biography of Patrick Kavanagh, the most important Irish poet between the death of W.B. Yeats and the rise of Seamus Heaney, tells the triumphant story of his journey from homespun...


Wounds: A Memoir of War and Love

by Fergal Keane William Collins (September 21, 2017)

A family story of blood and memory and the haunting power of the past. 2018 WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER EWART-BIGGS MEMORIAL PRIZE 2017 WINNER OF THE NON-FICTION IRISH BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER...