The story of the legendary Detroit Tigers slugger—the first Jewish superstar in American sports—vividly portrays the importance of baseball to Americans in the 1930s and one man’s talents, courage, and charisma.
A lucid portrait of the president who ushered America into the nuclear age, forged the alliances that defined the Cold War, steered the nation toward civil rights and won the 20th century’s most dramatic election.
Aaron Burr is best remembered as the villain who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Here, historian H.W. Brands offers a multilayered portrait of the storied and ultimately tragic life of this progressive politician.
Blogger Stephanie Nielson recounts the plane crash that left her severely burned with stunning humor and optimism as she inspires us to remember that with faith, family and love, there isn’t anything one can’t survive.
Helga Weiss was a Jewish schoolgirl when the Nazis invaded Prague. Her diary, written during her internment in Terezín and Auschwitz, survived the war, as did she, and is a testament to the human spirit. Illustrated.
Recounts 101 unlikely meetings between the rich and famous, including Marilyn Monroe and Nikita Krushchev, Salvador Dalí and Sigmund Freud, Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley, and Tsar Nicholas II and Harry Houdini.
Hoover exemplified the economic optimism of the 1920s—but was sorely tested by the Great Depression. Here is a frank, thoughtful portrait of Hoover’s legacy in the face of one of the darkest periods of American history.
Ernst Hanfstaengl, an intimate friend of Hitler’s who became estranged from him during the Nazi rise to power, offers an invaluable glimpse into the mind and character of one of history’s most notorious dictators.
In this masterful, concise account of Adolf Hitler's life, Wilson reveals the man behind the mythic figure, shedding new light on his personality, his ascent to power and his complex relationship with the German people.
This funny, fascinating memoir tells the story of healer-turned-huckster David Terrell, one of the world's most famous and corrupt evangelists, as seen through the eyes of a girl who grew up in his revival tent.
A beautiful memoir/scrapbook that collects the lyrics to Loretta Lynn’s many songs, complete with the stories behind them, her thoughts on her collaborators and a host of pictures from throughout her life.
Scarred from a fire and terrified of everything, feral horse True Colors transformed into a strong, loving matriarch who became the heart of Jana Harris’ ranch in this true story about animals and the humans they love.
Retiring TV legend Regis Philbin celebrates his 50-plus years in show biz with celebrity dish, odes to co-stars Kelly and Kathy Lee, plus a love letter to wife Joy—all in a warm, witty memoir fans will treasure.
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