Biography and Memoir

Beyond the Mask: How My Tragedy Sparked an Incredible Life: Lessons I Might Never Have Learned

Publication Date: 05/12/2020

As a seventeen-year-old volunteer firefighter, Brian Walsh suffered third-degree burns to his face. But he chose not to let that tragedy destroy him, and instead used it to create a magnificent life—both personally and professionally. Minutes before Brian Walsh, then just a teenager, heard his beeper go off, calling him…

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Parenthood Unplanned: A Survival Guide for the Unexpected

Publication Date: 05/05/2020

From a middle-school dropout and single-teen-mom-turned-educator, author, and pro-family advocate, comes a unique and candid memoir about a woman who was pregnant at sixteen and willingly chose to have her baby. Parenthood Unplanned provides an in-depth perspective of both the raw and sobering truth—as well as the humor, joy, and…

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Hope, Grace & Faith

Publication Date: 05/05/2020

An unflinching and honest account of the off-camera reality of TV personality and fan favorite, Leah Messer. Since she was thrust under the microscope of reality television at the age of seventeen, on MTV’s documentary series 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom 2, Leah Messer’s life—from her struggle to rise…

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Jackie: Her Transformation from First Lady to Jackie O

Publication Date: 05/05/2020

Everyone knows that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was married to two of the twentieth century’s most powerful men: John F. Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis. Lesser known are the five incredible years between those marriages, when she was on her own. Jackie tells that story—the story of a woman who was globally…

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Graced by Waters: Personal Essays on Fly Fishing and the Transformative Power of Nature

Publication Date: 04/28/2020

John Dietsch—Brad Pitt’s stuntman and fly fishing coordinator for the film A River Runs Through It—explores the miraculous power of Spirit within waters and its potential to heal our deepest wounds in order to live more meaningful, balanced lives. In a collection of more than two dozen personal essays cataloguing…

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Discussion Materials: Tales of a Rookie Wall Street Investment Banker

Publication Date: 03/31/2020

From “the now-former investment banking associate at Deutsche Bank who authored perhaps the most bracingly honest and no-f***s-given farewell email in the history of the form.” —Dealbreaker  (https://dealbreaker.com/2018/02/investment-banking-associate-leaving-deutsche-bank-writes-master-class-email-on-how-to-leave-deutsche-bank) A newly-minted MBA recounts his first years as a Wall Street investment banker—unredacted. “Why aren’t you using LTM EBITDA for credit metrics?” asked…

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The File: Origins of the Munich Massacre

Publication Date: 03/31/2020

Over eighty years of international turmoil, discriminatory agendas, and vicious acts of violence.…this is the haunting Olympic history of Israel and Palestine. Three people living in Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem embark on distinct journeys that converge at “the file”; their efforts to admit Palestine to the Olympics in the…

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Accused of Treason: The US Army’s Witch Hunt for a Jewish Spy

Publication Date: 03/10/2020

February 1997 was the date that changed the Tenenbaum family’s lives forever. Dr. David A. Tenenbaum is a civilian mechanical engineer who works for the Army at the TACOM base in Warren, Michigan. In 1997, he was falsely accused of being an Israeli spy—and having dual loyalty to the State…

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Fortune Favors The Brave: An Extraordinary Memoir

Publication Date: 03/03/2020

From inside an interrogation session with the Chinese Secret Police, a young American activist recounts her path into global human rights work—exploring critical lessons on privilege and compassion in the context of war and extreme suffering. When I was arrested by the Chinese military for launching a historic Tibetan Freedom…

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There Was a Time: James Brown, The Chitlin’ Circuit, and Me

Publication Date: 02/25/2020

“Alan Leeds was a protegé of James Brown and a true historian of the world that nurtured the great entertainer. Alan was a witness to the vibrant black music scene of the ’60s and ’70s—whose book is both a memoir and a document of a lost world of sound.”—Nelson George,…

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