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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.
Sway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
“I was only nine years old, but I knew what death was. It was the end. When it came to my dad though, no amount of rational thought could outweigh my feelings. I watched the footage over and over again, trying to validate my hopes and dreams, believing there was a minute possibility he made it out of the building alive.”
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.
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.
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.
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)
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 » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
An Iraq War memoir and searing political commentary from Fox News regular and “America’s Favorite Black, Gay Republican” Rob Smith
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Lenny Bruce!!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 297,160. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The author of the bestselling biographies The Lives of John Lennon and Elvis explores the tumultuous life of one of the most controversial comics who ever lived. Lenny Bruce's life is reconstructed in dazzling sequences that capture his genius in the same lingo and rhythm, shtick comedy and junkie surrealism that characterized his imagination.
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.
Jackie: Her Transformation from First Lady to Jackie O
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
When we think of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, we often do so through the lens of her two marriages. This book zeroes in on the colorful, adventurous, but painful period bookended by those marriages and those men—a period when she was alone and adjusting, struggling but also emerging, chrysalis-like, into a new woman—arguably, and without her consent or desire, the most famous woman in the world.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Finding My Place: Making My Parents’ American Dream Come True
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Think you know Elizabeth Pipko? Guess again. She’s been described by many as a rising star in the Conservative movement, but how did she get here? And more importantly, did she ever plan to?
The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Inspirational
The true story of a well-raised kid, a three-year starting quarterback, a young person filled with potential…until a shocking addiction took hold.
Unforgiving
Price: $8.90 USD. Words: 81,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018 by Carmel Beresford. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships
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‘Unforgiving’ is a human-interest story. There are elements and emotions for readers of all genres. It has that pure Australian element of an outback setting with y strong descriptions of the landscape and scenery. The Australian bush portrays strong background images for the story and the ordinary characters of the outback, display extraordinary resolve in the face of tragedy and grief.
The Reporter Who Knew Too Much
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? Is the main suspect in her death still at large? Kilgallen’s official cause of death, reported as an overdose of barbiturates and alcohol, has always been suspect since no investigation occurred despite the staged death scene.