Biography & Autobiography

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    An Autobiography of General Custer
    Edited by Stephen Brennan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Taken from George Armstrong Custer's own writings, An Autobiography of General Custer is the “true story” of one of the most praised, most despised, but surely most remembered American military heroes. Indeed, few figures in our history were—in their own time, as well as in our own—so wildly cheered... [READ MORE]
    The Power of Indignation
    The Autobiography of the Man Who Inspired the Arab Spring
    By Stéphane Hessel, Translated by E. C. Belli
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international bestseller, calling for a return to the values of his native France’s “greatest generation,” the resistance fighters of World War II. It has inspired citizens participating in the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street uprisings. Now Stéphane... [READ MORE]
    Dr. Feelgood
    The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History by Treating and Drugging JFK, Marilyn, Elvis, and Other Prominent Figures
    By Richard A. Lertzman, By William J. Birnes
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Doctor Max Jacobson, whom the Secret Service under President John F. Kennedy code-named “Dr. Feelgood,” developed a unique “energy formula” that altered the paths of some of the twentieth century’s most iconic figures, including President and Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis.... [READ MORE]
    Ten Trees and a Truffle Dog
    Sniffing Out the Perfect Plot in Provence
    By Jamie Ivey
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    There is a moment every morning when the countryside takes a pause. The birds stop singing, the dogs choke back their barks, and cats pause mid-stride. Everything waits. It's in this vacuum that a man working alone has the best chance of find... [READ MORE]
    Scandal
    A Manual
    By George Rush
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When the world first learned of Pam Anderson and Tommy Lee’s impromptu wedding, when Sarah Jessica Parker had an explosive falling-out with her Sex and the City castmates, or when Ruth Madoff discovered the truth of Bernie’s marital infidelity... [READ MORE]
    Jimmy Stewart
    The Truth Behind the Legend
    By Michael Munn
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Many of the stars of the silver screen in twentieth-century Hollywood became national icons, larger-than-life figures held up as paragons of American virtues. Unfortunately, the private lives of actors such as John Wayne, Henry Fonda, and Errol Flynn rarely lived up to the idealistic roles they portrayed.... [READ MORE]
    An Autobiography of Joseph Conrad
    Edited by Stephen Brennan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Heart of Darkness author Joseph Conrad (born Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in 1857) was a Polish writer who learned to read, write, and speak English after he was granted British nationality in 1886. Although his peers accepted him as a British gentleman, he never forgot where he came from. In fact,... [READ MORE]
    Victorian Secrets
    What a Corset Taught Me about the Past, the Present, and Myself
    By Sarah A. Chrisman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On Sarah A. Chrisman’s twenty-ninth birthday, her husband, Gabriel, presented her with a corset. The material and the design were breathtakingly beautiful, but her mind immediately filled with unwelcome views. Although she had been in love with the Victorian era all her life, she had specifically asked... [READ MORE]
    The Search for Anne Perry
    The Hidden Life of a Bestselling Crime Writer
    By Joanne Drayton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A New York Times Best Seller!In 1994, director Peter Jackson released the movie Heavenly Creatures, based on a famous 1950s matricide committed in New Zealand by two teenage girls embroiled in an obsessive relationship. The movie launched Jackson’s international career. It also forever changed the life... [READ MORE]
    Alfred Nobel
    A Biography
    By Kenne Fant, Translated by Marianne Ruuth
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The only full-length biography of the founder of the Nobel Prize.Few documents have had a more enduring influence on our century than Alfred Nobel’s last will and testament, for these handwritten sheets established the most coveted and prestigious awards on earth. The Nobel Prizes represent glory and... [READ MORE]
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