Biographies

This Isn't Going to End Well: The True Story of a Man I Thought I Knew Daniel Wallace

THIS ISN'T GOING TO END WELL is the unique memoir of a successful author writing about his literary hero and mentor whose secrets eventually created a path to destruction. This Didn't End Well ended too soon. The revelatory and reflective reading experience is a rare gem that should be revisited regularly....

All That Moves Us: A Pediatric Neurosurgeon, His Young Patients, and Their Stories of Grace and Resilience Jay Wellons

ALL THAT MOVES US is one of Jake's all-time favorites - if you want to be inspired, shed a bunch of happy tears (and a few sad ones). Be sure to read the prologue to get in the mood for the powerful stories that follow. Ann Patchett said it best, "All That Moves Us tells the story of lives that have been...

The Doctor Is in: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre Dr. Ruth Westheimer

THE DOCTOR IS IN: DR. RUTH ON LOVE, LIFE, AND JOIE DE VIVRE is truly an amazing story of a Holocaust survivor, an army sniper during Israel's War of Independence, and America's best-loved therapist. The book will help shed light on dealing with tragedy and loss, and living life to its fullest.

 

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The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library Edward Wilson-Lee

THE CATALOGUE OF SHIPWRECKED BOOKS is the fascinating history of Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son, guardian of his father’s flame, courtier, and bibliophile, whose travels took him to the heart of 16th-century Europe. This is the scarcely believable and wholly true story of the bastard son Hernando...

Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey Ziauddin Yousafzai

LET HER FLY: A FATHER'S JOURNEY tells the story of Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of youngest-ever Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, from his childhood growing up poverty-stricken in rural Pakistan to his own activism for feminism and right to education for all. He shares what he and his wife taught their daughter growing up, as well...

Earth to Moon: A Memoir Moon Unit Zappa

EARTH TO MOON is a uniquely accurate biography in that the author's legendary father, Frank Zappa gave her a notebook at age five, and she has filled thousands of pages with her life's events as they happened. Many private detailssurrounding Valley Girls, her springboard to fame, are revealed for the first...