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In a careful reexamination of the historical evidence, Alan Nolan explodes many longstanding myths about Robert E. Lee and the Civil War. Lawyer and historian Nolan considers how the historical Lee differed from the legends about him. Copyright 19...

Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History

Alain L. Locke (1886-1954), in his famous 1925 anthology The New Negro, declared that "the pulse of the Negro world has begun to beat in Harlem. " Often called the father of the Harlem Renaissance, Locke had his finger directly on that pulse, prom...

Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Here at last is Nancy Sinatra's own story of her legendary father. the only authorized biography of the phenomenal superstar. From his boyhood in Hoboken to his first big breaks, from the heights and depths of Hollywood to Washington, New York, Br...

Frank Sinatra, My Father

In this powerful, affecting, and unflinching memoir, a daughter looks back on her unconventional childhood with deaf parents in rural Texas while trying to reconcile her present life-in which her father is serving a twenty-year sentence in a maxim...

Burn Down the Ground: A Memoir

Friends, family, and celebrities remember the role Walt Disney played in their lives in this richlyl illustrated book, now available in paperback. Mention the name Walt Disney and one can't help but conjure up images of brilliant animation and mag...

Remembering Walt: Favorite Memories of Walt Disney

"One evening years after the rupture between Freud and Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist C. A. Meier spent an hour alone with Freud in his study at Berggasse 19. "There was one topic of conversation," Meier remembered. "Jung. Freud was full of question...

Freud and Jung: Years of Friendship, Years of Loss

Refugee in 1938, betrayed and arrested in 1944, Eva was 15 years old when she was sent to Auschwitz -- the same age as her friend Anne Frank -- only now, over 40 years later, has Eva felt able to tell her story. -- This text refers to an out of pr...

Eva's Story: Survivor's Tale by the Step-sister of Anne Frank

This important biography shares the inspiring story of Colorado governor Ralph Carr, who took a stand for Japanese American rights as the only political leader to welcome Japanese Americans to his state during World War II. The Principled Politici...

The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr and the Fight against Japanese American Internment

"Brunt does an excellent job of bringing his subjects out of the shadow of the Greatest, recounting their often poignant tales of life before and after their dates with the champ. In the end, of course,. we learn more about Ali. What stands out is...

Facing Ali: 15 Fighters / 15 Stories

The legend behind such songs as "Suzanne," "Bird on the Wire" and "Hallelujah" and the poet and novelist behind such groundbreaking literary works as Beautiful Losers and Book of Mercy, Leonard Cohen is one of the most important and influential ar...

I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen

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