Biography and Memoir

Alan Alda

Publication Date: 08/06/2019

Best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce on the award-winning TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda has made his way into Hollywood’s spotlight while keeping remarkably free of its whirlwind parties and endless gossip. He remains a private man—an actor whose personal life and politics are far different from the…

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A Curious Life: From Rebel Orphan to Innovative Scientist

Publication Date: 08/06/2019

The funny, moving, and surprising story of how Thomas Haines—who grew up in the famed Graham School orphanage—became a prominent scientist, social activist, New York City landlord, educator, and founder of the City University of New York Medical School. A Curious Life chronicles the remarkable life of preeminent biochemist Thomas Haines.…

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Disassembly Required: A Memoir of Midlife Resurrection

Publication Date: 07/30/2019

After a small-town southern girl turned New Yorker watches her American Dream implode, she musters the courage to begin again—resurrecting the powerful woman her daughters had glimpsed during their family’s darkest times. I scrolled to voicemail on my husband’s cell phone. Instantly I heard a woman’s voice I’d never heard…

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Finding Joseph I: An Oral History of H.R. from Bad Brains

Publication Date: 07/23/2019

A thoroughly uncensored rollercoaster ride through the riotous, tumultuous and utterly singular life and career of one of rock's most enigmatic singers—now updated with new material and a new foreword by Randall J. Blythe of Lamb of God. A Rough Trade Book of the Year (2017) “Must-read for any fan…

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Bumping Down Highways: From the Boardroom to Back Roads in an RV

Publication Date: 07/09/2019

From boardrooms to backroads…this is the life-changing adventure of a woman in her forties who hit the road in an RV on her own.  That’s exactly what Prada heel-wearing, running-through-airports, successful business woman and entrepreneur, Jenni Edwards did. Even with all her achievements, she discovered something was missing in her…

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Made to Change the World: How Ordinary People Are Called To Do Extraordinary Work, The Story of Project 615

Publication Date: 07/09/2019

The remarkable story of a T-shirt company that sparked a global movement to aid people living in poverty. All his life, Derek Evans felt a spiritual pull to be a part of something greater than himself, but it wasn’t until he and a friend embarked on a transformational trip to…

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Can’t Give It Away on Seventh Avenue: The Rolling Stones and New York City

Publication Date: 06/25/2019

A complete history of The Rolling Stones in New York City. When the Rolling Stones first arrived at JFK Airport in June 1964, they hadn’t even had a hit record in America. By the end of the decade, they were mobbed by packed audiences at Madison Square Garden and were…

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A Journey by Faith: No Risk, No Reward

Publication Date: 06/18/2019

An ambitious African-American family, a foundation of faith, and a tenacious pursuit of professional success…this is one couple’s fascinating journey through corporate America. “Most people never live their dreams as entrepreneurs because they give up. Afraid of the risk. By reading Tina and Harold Lewis’s book A Journey by Faith, those…

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One Base at a Time: How I Survived PTSD and Found My Field of Dreams

Publication Date: 06/11/2019

“Dave Mellor has built one of baseball’s most inspirational stories over the last half-century. Anchored by a love for his family and the game, he survived incomprehensible catastrophes and PTSD to become a pioneering ballfield artist and head groundskeeper for Fenway Park.” —Buster Olney, ESPN On July 10, 1981, David Mellor…

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One Lucky Fan: From Bleachers to Box Seats, Chasing the Ultimate Sports Dream to Visit All 123 MLB, NBA, NFL & NHL Teams

Publication Date: 06/04/2019

Twenty-five years ago, Rich O’Malley combined his two great loves – sports and travel – into one “superhobby,” launching a lifelong dream of seeing a home game for every franchise in American professional sports. "For Rich it was about much more than just seeing the sites. He got off on…

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