Biography & Autobiography

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    Outlaws and Peace Officers
    Memoirs of Crime and Punishment in the Old West
    Edited by Stephen Brennan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This New York Times' bestseller features the West’s most prominent lawmen and criminals, who tell their stories of fight, death, and survival. In the romantic narrative of the Old West, two larger-than-life characters emerged as the perfect foils for each other—the rampant outlaw and the heroic peace... [READ MORE]
    Adventures with Indians and Game
    Twenty Years in the Rocky Mountains
    By William A Allen
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An adventure tale, historical memoir, and hunting journal in a single, enthralling narrative. At the tender age of seven, little William shot his first chipmunk and was “imbued with the spirit of sportsmanship.” In the following years of his colorful life, Allen wore many hats, living as a tracker, miner,... [READ MORE]
    Death Valley in '49
    An Autobiography of a Pioneer Who Survived the California Desert
    By William Lewis Manly
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A survivor’s true account of death, despair, and heroism in Death Valley in the heat of the California Gold Rush. At the height of the California gold rush in 1849, a wagon train of men, women, children, and their animals stumbled into a 130-mile-long valley in the Mojave Desert while they were looking... [READ MORE]
    A Bad Reaction
    A Memoir
    By Sarah Bridges
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A mother’s story of raising an autistic son, navigating the vaccine court, and confronting the widespread denial of a link between vaccines and autism.At four months old, Porter Bridges went in for his well-baby checkup and received an array of vaccines. That night he spiked a 105-degree fever and had... [READ MORE]
    The Lusitania's Last Voyage
    Being a Narrative of the Torpedoing and Sinking of the RMS Lusitania by a German Submarine off the Irish Coast May 7, 1915
    By Charles E. Lauriat, Jr., Foreword by Geoffrey Wawro
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A first-hand account of the Lusitania’s doomed final voyage. On May 7, 1915, the German U-boat U-20 fired a torpedo into the side of the passenger liner R.M.S. Lusitania as it passed the Old Head of Kinsale in Ireland on its way to Liverpool, England. This act of war had a terrible toll—of the 1,962... [READ MORE]
    Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff
    By General Norty Schwartz, By Ron Levinson, By Suzie Schwartz, Foreword by Leon Panetta
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An uncensored account of General Schwartz's term as the wartime US Air Force Chief of Staff under presidents Bush and Obama.The General’s dysfunctional home life drove him to apply to the Air Force Academy over forty years ago, where he was provided with a new family and sense of worth he had never earned... [READ MORE]
    From the Roots
    The True Story of How I Beat Death and Learned to Live
    By Marsha Therese Danzig
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    From the Roots explores one woman’s decision to find grace, hilarity, and ultimately joy, in the worst of circumstances. As a result of surviving childhood bone cancer twice, Marsha endures long-term side effects that include the amputation of her lower left leg, the loss of her bladder and kidneys,... [READ MORE]
    The Yelp
    A Heartbreak in Reviews
    By Chase Compton
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Entertaining and touching—a vibrant memoir for anyone who’s had a broken heart. When Chase Compton met the love of his life at a dirty dive bar on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, he had no idea how far from comfort the relationship would take him. Their story played out at every chic restaurant, café, and... [READ MORE]
    Bad Boy
    My Life On and Off the Canvas
    By Eric Fischl, With Michael Stone
    (Arcade Publishing)
    In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating exploration of his coming of age as an artist and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and ’80s. With such notorious and controversial paintings as Bad Boy... [READ MORE]
    Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
    By Harriet Ann Jacobs
    (Clydesdale Press)
    Packaged in handsome, affordable trade editions, Clydesdale Classics is a new series of essential literary works. It features literary phenomena with influence and themes so great that, after their publication, they changed literature forever. From the musings of literary geniuses like Mark Twain in... [READ MORE]
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