Biographies

Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman Harold H. Brown

KEEP YOUR AIRSPEED UP: THE STORY OF A TUSKEGEE AIRMAN is a fascinating first person account of a World War Two hero who was captured by the Germans, imprisoned outside Nuremberg, and liberated by General George S. Patton. Colonel Brown tells of his experiences before, during and after the war in his own words.

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My Exaggerated Life: Pat Conroy as Told to Katherine Clark Katherine Clark

MY EXAGGERATED LIFE: PAT CONROY AS TOLD TO KATHERINE CLARK is the powerful, no-holds-barred gut-wrenching life of one of the finest and most beloved writers of his generation. Most of his readers and fans know basically of his abusive father and pretentious mother, his brother's suicide and his sister's mental illness...

A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Writing Life Pat Conroy

A LOWCOUNTRY LIFE includes Pat's never-before-published blogs, as well as a meaningful introduction by Cassandra and a beautiful tribute by Pat's close friend Rick Bragg.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Pat's widow, Cassandra King on the half title page during our Pat Conroy...

Tell Me a Story: My Life with Pat Conroy Cassandra King Conroy

TELL ME A STORY indeed tells the story of Cassandra King and Pat Conroy's budding relationship and...

James Madison: America's First Politician Jay Cost

JAMES MADISON: AMERICA'S POLITICIAN is an intellectual biography that proves the title's point. Known mostly for his contributions to the constitution, this book shows Madison as never before. He wrote about the dangers of political parties, and then founded one. He was a brilliant thinker whose life's work was to...

Revelation Dennis Covington

REVELATION: A SEARCH FOR FAITH IN A VIOLENT WORLD is part memoir, part reporting from the most dangerous area on earth, and part the author's questioning of his own faith. This powerful story came close to costing the writer his life.  This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is...

Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life Alan Cumming

BAGGAGE: TALES FROM A FULLY PACKED LIFE is an honest and happy memoir from one of the world's most talented stars of stage, screen and television. He has played roles in productions as diverse as Shakespeare, Cabaret, James Bond and The Good Life. This great read is jam-packed with behind-the-scenes,...

Diplomacy and Diamonds: My Wars From the Ballroom to the Battlefield Nancy Dorman-Hickson

DIPLOMACY AND DIAMONDS: MY WARS FROM THE BALLROOM TO THE BATTLEFIELD is the memoir of Joanne Herring, the charmer portrayed by Julia Roberts in the film Charlie Wilson's War. The book chronicles Herrings international escapades and glimpses her friendships with Prince Phillip, Anwar Sadat, Margaret Thatcher,...

Frontier Follies: Adventures in Marriage and Motherhood in the Middle of Nowhere Ree Drummond

FRONTIER FOLLIES is a charming collection with a unique perspective on life, family, and parenting,...

A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America’s First Female Four-Star General Ann Dunwoody

A HIGHER STANDARD: LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES FROM AMERICA’S FIRST FEMALE FOUR-STAR GENERAL shares the driving forces behind General Ann Dunwoody's extraordinary success that apply to every leader. These ideas are treasures. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best...