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Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,390. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The first comprehensive biography of iconic singer-songwriter Chris Cornell.
Hope, Grace, & Faith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,830. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
“It took hitting rock bottom for me to realize that if I wanted something better for my girls, I had to learn to love myself first.”
Telling on Myself
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,400. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2020 by Taylor Street Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Daniel T. Broderick III’s relentless harassment of his discarded wife, Betty, made her increasingly crazy as he and his girlfriend – then second wife – Linda Kolkena Broderick piled on the pressure, until one day, on November 5, 1989, at her wits’ end and believing herself to be acting in self-defense, she confronted them in the early hours of the morning and in a panic shot them both dead.
Always a Soldier: Service, Sacrifice, and Coming Out as America’s Favorite Black, Gay Republican
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,950. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
An Iraq War memoir and searing political commentary from Fox News regular and “America’s Favorite Black, Gay Republican” Rob Smith
Hello Darkness, My Old Friend: How Daring Dreams and Unyielding Friendship Turned One Man’s Blindness Into an Extraordinary Vision for Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Friendship
The remarkable and inspiring story of a Columbia undergrad from a poor Jewish family who, after losing his eyesight to disease during his junior year, finds the power to break through the darkness and fulfill his vision for a life of great professional success and distinguished public service.
Caged Lion: Joseph Pilates and His Legacy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
The surprising story of Pilates—both the man and the method.
The Blood and the Sweat: The Story of Sick of It All’s Koller Brothers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When it comes to New York City hardcore, its community proudly boasts Lou and Pete Koller—brothers who have dominated the scene worldwide since 1986 with the aurally devastating Sick of It All as their vehicle.
I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,740. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
In 1969, Ann-Marie Dornn's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony near Portage la Prairie, Manitoba with seven children and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the family was thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of their unique culture. The transition was overwhelming.
Pride Over Pity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,920. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Kailyn Lowry is the feisty, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV’s hit series Teen Mom 2. In this raw memoir, Kailyn opens up about her painful past, from her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to the traumatic secrets she’s guarded for years. Pride Over Pity is the inspiring story of a young girl’s resolve to survive and succeed.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Multi-award winning memoir featuring true stories of glamour, drama and tragedy told through five generations of a Shanghai family, from the last days of imperial rule to the Cultural Revolution.
Still Standing…: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and Sinatra
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,000. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A behind-the-scenes look into the life and groundbreaking entertainment career of Tom Dreesen. “Excellent material, superb delivery, impeccable timing…[he] is the quintessential comedian.” —Larry Wilde, author of The Great Comedians
Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
In the Blink of an Eye - Reborn
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As a soldier, Peter Coghlan faced physical challenges, bullying, murderous mobs and the lymphatic cancer which ended his career. But nothing could prepare him for his most gruelling battle of all. A massive brain stem stroke, followed by coma, left Peter almost totally paralysed, imprisoned in his own body. This life-affirming true experience charts his progress as he fights to recover.
Idol Truth: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Former teen idol Leif Garrett bares his soul for the first time ever, revealing his deepest secrets about the extraordinary highs and devastating lows he has survived over the years.
Discussion Materials: Tales of a Rookie Wall Street Investment Banker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
From “the now-former investment banking associate at Deutsche Bank who authored perhaps the most bracingly honest and no-f***s-given farewell email in the history of the form.” —Dealbreaker (https://dealbreaker.com/2018/02/investment-banking-associate-leaving-deutsche-bank-writes-master-class-email-on-how-to-leave-deutsche-bank)
Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / entertainment
A deeply revealing memoir of big wins and hard lessons from a seasoned executive caught smack in the middle of the trillion-dollar soft power struggle pitting China against Hollywood, the NBA, and American business.
Italy Is My Boyfriend
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Would wonderful beaches, great sunsets, wild friends, endless cocktails, and fabulous food be enough to keep this relationship together?
Bulletproof
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Motherhood
NOW A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Maci Bookout was just a normal, slightly overachieving high school girl in Chattanooga, Tennessee. When a good southern girl becomes a single teen mom, how does she hold onto her dreams? Sometimes growing up is an act of will...and Maci's will is bulletproof.
Conquering Chaos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,340. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
Since Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra shared their story of teen pregnancy and adoption on the MTV's 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, they've been known for their inspiring commitment to growing up right. Now, in their debut book, Catelynn and Tyler tell the story in their own words...and they leave nothing out.