Biography & Autobiography

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    Jim Otto
    The Pain of Glory
    By Jim Otto, By Dave Newhouse
    (Sports Publishing)
    Jim Otto is generally reconized as one of the greatest and most durable offensive centers the game of football has ever seen. He wasn't drafted by any NFL team so he joined the Oakland Raiders of the new AFL, went on a strenth program to increase his weight by 50 pounds and became Oakland's starting... [READ MORE]
    Talking On Air: A Broadcaster's Life in Sports
    By Ken Coleman
    (Sports Publishing)
    Talking on Air: A Broadcaster's Life in Sports highlights the 40-year career of Ken Coleman. The book details a broadcasting life seen not only from inside the booth, but also from inside the minds and throughout the experiences of many of sports' greatest names.Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade,... [READ MORE]
    Cogan's Woods
    A Celebration of Hunting, Family, and Kentucky
    By Ron Ellis, Foreword by Rick Bass
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In Cogan’s Woods Ron Ellis fondly recalls annual August hunting trips with his father: heading towards the great forests of Kentucky in the passenger seat of the family Mercury, exploring the foggy woods and hills above the Ohio River. While they searched for game, Ellis’ father imparted his wisdom to... [READ MORE]
    Searching for Annabel Chong
    Demystifying the Legend of Singapore's Most Famous Pornstar!
    By Gerrie Lim
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Back in January 1995 in Los Angeles, California, a Singaporean pornstar named Annabel Chong took cultural rebellion to an extreme, on terms that had never been negotiated before. She was filmed having sex with a long receiving line of men, servicing them 251 times over a ten-hour period to set a new... [READ MORE]
    A Real Emotional Girl
    A Memoir of Love and Loss
    By Tanya Chernov
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A Real Emotional Girl tells the true story of young Tanya, growing up in the wonderland of her family’s summer camp. At sixteen, this idyllic life is interrupted when she must face her father’s sudden illness. Tanya, her mother, and two brothers find themselves cramped in a tiny cabin in a tiny town... [READ MORE]
    Diary of a DA
    The True Story of the Prosecutor Who Took on the Mob, Fought Corruption, and Won
    By Herbert J. Stern
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In 1961, twenty-five-year-old Herbert Jay Stern, fresh from reserve duty, stood in his green army uniform in a New York County courtroom to be sworn in as an attorney. He could only guess what his life as a prosecuting lawyer would be. A dozen years later, in the wake of the national scandal of Watergate,... [READ MORE]
    Roosevelt and the Holocaust
    How FDR Saved the Jews and Brought Hope to a Nation
    By Robert L. Beir, With Brian Josepher
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The year was 1932. At age fourteen Robert Beir’s journey through life changed irrevocably when a classmate called him a “dirty Jew.” Suddenly Beir encountered the belligerent poison of anti-Semitism. The safe confines of his upbringing had been violated. The pain that he felt at that moment was far more... [READ MORE]
    Chef Tell
    The Biography of America's Pioneer TV Showman Chef
    By Ronald Joseph Kule, Foreword by Regis Philbin, Foreword by Walter Staib
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Before the heyday of the Food Network, there was Chef Tell—nickname of Friedemann Paul Erhardt, America’s first TV showman chef. Big on personality and flavor, Chef Tell was once called by Philadelphia magazine the “affably roguish Bad Boy of the Philadelphia restaurant world.” Chef Tell explores how... [READ MORE]
    Murderers, Robbers & Highwaymen
    True Tales of Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England
    Edited by Stephen Brennan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Despite the frequency with which criminals were sentenced to death, crime was still on the rise in England in the mid-1700s. Men were thrown in jail daily for everything from associating with gypsies to cutting down fruit trees and stealing sheep. Although these were punishable offenses, the crimes that... [READ MORE]
    Ingmar Bergman: An Artist's Journey
    Edited by Roger W. Oliver
    (Arcade Publishing)
    At 77, Bergman no longer works in film, the medium that brought him world fame; he gave it up in 1983, when he announced that Fanny and Alexander would be his last film. This ingenious little collection is Oliver's attempt to say something meaningful about Bergman the masterful artist of many mediums--film,... [READ MORE]
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