Biography & Autobiography

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    Hot Dogs & Croissants
    The Culinary Misadventures of Two French Women Who Moved to America, Got Fat, Got Skinny (Again), and Mastered Eating Well in the USA—With Recipes
    By Natasha Saulnier, By Victorine Saulnier
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When the Saulnier sisters suffer one disappointment too many in their native France, they decide to pack up and try their luck in America. As journalists they have the run of the country, following stories that take them to places where most Americans have never been—from the back roads of Appalachia... [READ MORE]
    The Headache Godfather
    The Story of Dr. Seymour Diamond and How He Revolutionized the Treatment of Headaches
    By Seymour Diamond, By Charlie Morey
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Learn the story of a man who lived the American dream and improved the quality of life for thousands of headache sufferers.The Headache Godfather traces the life of Seymour Diamond, MD, who was born in 1925, the son of Jewish immigrants from Ukraine and Slovakia, in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Diamond revolutionized... [READ MORE]
    Grace
    A Biography
    By Thilo Wydra
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Thirty years ago, Grace Kelly was tragically killed when her vehicle tumbled forty meters from the serpentine roads of Monaco. She has since become a myth, a style icon existing between the glamour of Hollywood and the royalty of Monaco. As Hitchcock’s favorite actress to work with, Kelly acted in classic... [READ MORE]
    Staying Human
    The Story of a Quiet WWII Hero
    By Katharina Stegelmann
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    During World War II, Heinz Drossel saved Soviet prisoners of war and several Jews, including Marianne Hirschfeld. Again and again, he wasn’t afraid to risk his own life when others’ safety was at risk. Nearly all of Hirschfeld’s family members were murdered by Nazis; she survived in hiding—and met Heinz... [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]
    Maybe We'll Have You Back
    The Life of a Perennial TV Guest Star
    By Fred Stoller, Foreword by Ray Romano
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “I don’t know why Fred was never a regular on a show. Maybe because he’s annoying . . . just kidding!” —Ray RomanoFred Stoller has played the annoying schnook in just about every sitcom you’ve seen on TV—Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond, Scrubs, Hannah Montana, My Name Is Earl—and was even a staff writer... [READ MORE]
    Miracle Survivors
    Beating the Odds of Incurable Cancer
    By Tami Boehmer
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    If you have received an incurable cancer diagnosis, hearing about someone “who made it” is like spotting a rescue ship when you’re drowning in a stormy sea. Miracle Survivors provides that lifeline with a collection of stories of cancer survivors who were given a terminal diagnosis but shocked everyone... [READ MORE]
    The Gift of Cancer
    A Miraculous Journey to Healing
    By Brenda Michaels, By Marsha Mercant, Foreword by Christiane Northrup
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For fourteen years, Brenda Michaels battled cancer. Then one day she surrendered to the experience and found the gift in her disease. The Gift of Cancer: A Miraculous Journey to Healing speaks to anyone on a journey of wellbeing, whether suffering from a life-threatening disease or merely desiring to... [READ MORE]
    The Emergency Teacher
    The Inspirational Story of a New Teacher in an Inner-City School
    By Christina Asquith, Foreword by Mark Bowden, Introduction by Harry K. Wong
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Emergency Teacher is Christina Asquith’s moving firsthand account of her year spent teaching in one of Philadelphia’s worst schools. Told with striking humor and honesty, her story begins when the School District of Philadelphia, faced with 1,500 teacherless classrooms, instituted a policy of hiring... [READ MORE]
    I Am a Bacha Posh
    My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan
    By Ukmina Manoori, With Stephanie Lebrun, Translated by Peter E Chianchiano Jr.
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A 2015 Amelia Bloomer List Selection"You will be a son, my daughter." With these stunning words Ukmina learned that she was to spend her childhood as a boy.In Afghanistan there is a widespread practice of girls dressing as boys to play the role of a son. These children are called bacha posh: literally... [READ MORE]
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