Biography

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THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY

Erik Larson

Erik Larson, an internationally known author of groundbreaking bestsellers, wrote a gripping, captivating story based on the real events of the 1893 Fair in the US. Back then, a terrifying killer used the celebration as a cover to lure innocent folks...

HILLBILLY ELEGY: A MEMOIR OF A FAMILY AND CULTURE IN CRISIS

J. D. Vance

J. D. Vance, the author of this book, is a former marine, and in Hillbilly Elegy, he talks about the struggles that working-class American citizens have to deal with on a daily basis. It's a deep, intimate analysis of a cultural breakdown, a crisis i...

MADEMOISELLE CHANEL

C. W. Gortner

Everybody in the fashion business knows the name of Coco Chanel - the gifted, strong-willed and insanely hard-working woman who single-handedly revolutionized the industry. She built a global empire and forever changed the way we dress in the 20th, 2...

BENEATH A SCARLET SKY: A NOVEL

Mark Sullivan

Mark Sullivan's new epic tale is heavily based on real events and the true story of an unsung hero, a fine young gentleman and his unbelievable bravery and resilience during World War 2. Pino never wanted to fight the Germans or anybody else. He was...

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Candice Millard is internationally known for writing gripping, revealing, historically correct biographies of world-famous people like Roosevelt and Garfield. And now she's back with Hero of the Empire, an exciting, riveting chronology of Churchill's...

Eyes Wide Open

Isaac Lidsky

Fear is a pretty powerful feeling, and it makes us think of all kinds of terrifying things and stick with what's familiar. However, when new, difficult obstacles get in our way, we need to "adjust" to the new rules and to think outside the box, so to...

The Wolf of Wall Street

Jordan Belfort

The supposed facts related by Belfort must be taken with a large dose of salt. He readily admits with some pride deceiving everyone he deals with including his wife and supposed friends and business partners. We would be quite gullible to then take h...

The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success

Martin Dugard

Unlock your inner explorer in this riveting account of one of history’s greatest adventures—and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share. In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning S...