Back Biographies & Memoirs | January Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Biographies & Memoirs  
My brief history

Stephen Hawking · Random House Publishing Group
Format: Book

Hawking recounts his improbable journey from postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. A witty, and candid account which introduces readers to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books: the inquisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him Einstein;...
Read More check catalog
Twelve years a slave

Solomon Northup · Open Road Integrated Media
Format:  eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American historyBorn a free man in New York, Solomon Northup was abducted in Washington, D.C., in 1841 and spent the next twelve years of his life in captivity as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. After his rescue, he published...
Read More check catalog
Obsessed: America's Food Addiction--and My Own

Mika Brzezinski · Weinstein Books; First Trade Paper Edition edition
Format: Book

Mika Brzezinski is at war against obesity. On Morning Joe, she is often so adamant about improving America’s eating habits that some people have dubbed her “the food Nazi.” What they don’t know is that Mika wages a personal fight against unhealthy eating habits every...
Read More check catalog
Gaining Ground: A Story Of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, And Saving The Family Farm

Forrest Pritchard · Lyons Press
Format: Paperback

One fateful day in 1996, after discovering that five freight cars worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of 18.16, young Forrest Pritchard vows to save his familys farm. What ensues--through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters--is...
Read More check catalog
The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers

Nicholas Irving · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Groundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, including probables, is unknown.Irving shares...
Read More check catalog
Settle for More

Megyn Kelly · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Click Here For the Autographed Copy Anchor of the number one news show on cable, The Kelly File, Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly writes her much anticipated book, a revealing and surprising memoir detailing her rise as one of the most respected journalists working today. From the values...
Read More check catalog
Favorite wife : escape from polygamy

Susan Ray Schmidt · Lyons Pr.
Format:  eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Lyons Press edView all editions and formats

She had no choice in the matter--none of the girls did. Her mission was to give birth to and raise many children in devoted service to a shared husband. Susan was fifteen years old when she became the sixth wife of Verlan LeBaron--one of the leaders of a rogue Mormon cult engaged in a blood...
Read More check catalog
Memoirs of A Karate Fighter

Ralph Robb · HopeRoad
Format: Book

Memoirs of a Karate Fighter is a hard-hitting account of karate training during the 1980s in one of Europe's toughest dojos. In this gripping story, Ralph Robb gives an insight into the training methods and philosophy of the Wolverhampton YMCA karate club - which was once the top club...
Read More check catalog
Winter brothers : a season at the edge of America

Ivan Doig · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 246
Format: eBook

Read More check catalog
Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Ann Rule · Pocket Books
Format: Book

Ann Rule presents another collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories - drawn from her real-life personal files - in this seventeenth volume in the #1 New York Times bestselling Crime Files series.MOVING IN FOR THE KILL In this all-new collection of investigative accounts...
Read More check catalog