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The Nilsen File

The Standard, May 12, 1983 — a fresh twist in the most astonishing gory case of mass murder since the Moors Murders. In the unlikely setting of the staid London suburbs of Cricklewood and Muswell Hill, police began in February 1983 to unearth a tangled mass of...

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Twelve Years a Slave

The harrowing true story that inspired the critically acclaimed film The son of a freed slave, Solomon Northup lived the first thirty years of his life as a free man in upstate New York. In the spring of 1841, he was offered a job: a short-term, lucrative engagement...

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Inside the Kingdom

Osama bin Laden's former sister-in-law provides a penetrating, unusually inti- mate look into Saudi soci-ety and the bin Laden family's role within it, as well as the treatment of Saudi women. On September 11th, 2001, Carmen bin Ladin heard the news that the Twin...

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Stuntman!

The classic no-holds-barred memoir from Hollywood's most legendary stuntman -- an inspiration for Brad Pitt's character Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood -- is "full of incredible stories as told by a real man of action" (Arnold Schwarzenegger). Yep that's...

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My Mother, a Serial Killer

A gripping and shocking story of a serial killer mother, and the brave daughter who brought her to justice. Dulcie Bodsworth was the unlikeliest serial killer. She was loved everywhere she went, and the townsfolk of Wilcannia, which she called home in the late 1950s,...

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HappiNest

An empty nest does not have to be an empty life. Judy Holland shows you how to get back in touch with yourself, your partner, your life, AND your kids when the house is less-populated. The transition to the empty nest creates a void that can catapult you into...

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The Poisoned Glass

“A great read and a fascinating retelling of a long-forgotten murder, that still resonates to this very day… for anybody interested in the history of the Silk City!” –Mark S. Auerbach, City Historian, Passaic, New JerseyAt the dawn of the...

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Keeping At It

The extraordinary life story of the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, whose absolute integrity provides the inspiration we need as our constitutional system and political tradition are being tested to the breaking point. As chairman of the Federal Reserve...

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Ubered: My Life As A Rideshare Driver

His family’s wealth has long evaporated, and now serendipity is all Evan Kail can salvage from his riches to rags nightmare. He’s been chasing a screenwriting dream ever since he was in college, and he’s put everything on the line to attain it. So when a new...

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Kobe Bryant

Kobe lives and breathes basketball. While other basketball legends fade into obscurity after retirement, Kobe is out there pursuing new endeavors and building a business empire. It’s a testament to his relentless thirst for knowledge and never-ending quest to be...

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Video Game Careers Demystified

Written by a video game marketer and consultant who had worked in both AAA game development and indie game studios for over a decade.Come experience the thrills and the ups and downs of this incredible industry - with an emphasis on first-hand accounts of what IT'S...

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Brainwashed

This provocative account of our obsession with neuroscience brilliantly illuminates what contemporary neuroscience and brain imaging can and cannot tell us about ourselves, providing a much-needed reminder about the many factors that make us who we are. What can't...

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Father, Son and the Pennine Way

“Brilliantly written, insightful, brutally honest and laugh-out-loud funny.” “A great read I would recommend to anyone with even the remotest sense of humour.”Five days on the Pennine Way with my youngest son: the challenges we faced and the experiences we shared....

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I’m Dying Up Here

In the mid-1970s, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Andy Kaufman, Richard Lewis, Robin Williams, Elayne Boosler, Tom Dreesen, and several hundred other shameless showoffs and incorrigible cutups from all across the country migrated en masse to Los Angeles, the new home of...

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The Addicted Child

Winner of 4 book awards. "This book may save your child's life" Reader Views Review. In non-technical language parents learn warning signs and how to identify and find treatment programs for their child. Brief chapters explain substances being used by today's...

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The Cat Encyclopedia

Cats are predatory hunters belonging to the order Carnivora. They are, like all carnivores, adapted for stalking, catching, and eating other animals. For example, they have large canine teeth and powerful jaw muscles.

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The Dark Side

Andy Thompson’s true-to-life, graphic and gripping account of his work as an NHS paramedic in Britain’s A&E emergency Ambulance Service will shock you, sadden you, entertain you, and perhaps inspire you. You’ll smile at some of Andy’s real patient encounters, while...

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Don’t Go There

How much would you risk to change your life?Would you go where everyone else is trying to leave? Bestselling author Adam Fletcher did…In this unusual, hilarious travel memoir, he visits ten of the strangest places on earth. There's something he wants to know....

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Searching for My Missing Father

Allison Drew’s frail, ninety-one-year-old father Tom Drew vanishes without a trace from his Salisbury, Connecticut home in July 2007. His caregiver claims he left his house on foot. Despite massive searches, he is not found.Seeking to discover what happened to...

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Masterpiece

On a wintry night in 1971, Masterpiece Theatre debuted on PBS. Fifty years later, America’s appetite for British drama has never been bigger. The classic television program has brought its fans protagonists such as The Dowager Countess and Ross Poldark and series that...

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The Future of Feeling

An insightful exploration of what social media, AI, robot technology, and the digital world are doing to our relationships with each other and with ourselves.There’s no doubt that technology has made it easier to communicate. It’s also easier to shut someone out when...

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Engaging College Students

In this amusing and award-winning* how-to guide for college professors, seasoned instructor Mike Kowis, Esq., shares 44 COLLEGE TEACHING TIPS that will help any teacher:•ENGAGE students in thought-provoking classroom discussions,•MOTIVATE them to read the assigned...

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Tomorrowland

New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact…and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and...

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Dryland: One Woman’s Swim to Sobriety

For swimming champion Nancy Stearns Bercaw, the pool was a natural habitat. But on land, she could never shake the feeling of being a fish out of water. Starting at age two, Nancy devoted her life to swimming, even qualifying for the 1988 Olympic Trials in the...

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Undaunted

An inspiring and powerful memoir of surviving the Jonestown massacre and becoming a fearless voice against injustice and inequality by California congresswoman Jackie Speier.Jackie Speier was twenty-eight when she joined Congressman Leo Ryan’s delegation to rescue...

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Answering Why

Bridge the Gap and Reach the Why Generation  If you've ever struggled to motivate the young people in your sphere of influence, Answering Why is the game-changer you've been looking for. From the urgent skills gap crisis to the proven strategies to inspire our...

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Coming Clean

Kimberly Rae Miller is an immaculately put-together woman with a great career, a loving boyfriend, and a beautifully tidy apartment in Brooklyn. You would never guess that behind the closed doors of her family’s idyllic Long Island house hid teetering stacks of aging...

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One Girl One Dream

The amazing autobiographical account of the youngest ever solo circumnavigation of the Earth. First time in English! If you want to see the other side of the world, you can do two things: turn the world upside down, or travel there yourself.In 2012, at the age of just...

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To Kill and Kill Again

The twelve-year rampage of “Missoula Mauler” Wayne Nance—and the shocking end to his murder spree To his neighbors, Wayne Nance, a furniture mover from Missoula, Montana, appeared to be an affable, considerate, and trustworthy guy. No one knew...

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Odd Man Out: James Mason

‘Incredibly good-looking, in a dark way … that curious quality of a man with an eternal secret. … That was what was so arresting. … That and the voice.’ Geraldine FitzgeraldThe reason for watching a James Mason film, as the film critic Pauline Kael once noted, was...

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Explosions of Joy

Paul Yin's memoir has been honored as an Award Winning Finalist in the 2018 International Book Awards and has been awarded a Bronze from Dan Poynter's Global Ebook Awards. Read Paul's story as he discusses the events on March 8, 2014, when families went to the Beijing...

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The Unlikely Triathlete

Women don't take up triathlon in their forties, right? Wrong! That was exactly what 41 year old Debs did.Not caring that she was more than a bit on the heavy side, and diabetic to boot, she signed up for her first triathlon.However, despite her failings and lack of...

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Oh, Nurse!

You think hospitals are full of calm competent professionals? You’re about to get a true behind-the-scenes look at exactly what it’s like to be a nurse. (And a male nurse, at that!)Oh, Nurse! is David Daniels’s first-hand account of his experiences as a nurse,...

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The Sindbad Voyage

Sindbad.Perhaps the greatest fictional sailor of them all. But could his amazing voyages, recounted in the The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, be recreated in the modern world?Or were they just the stuff of legend?Tim Severin was determined to find out. After...

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Alex Ferguson My Autobiography

Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson's best-selling autobiography has now...

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