Biographies

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table Rick Bragg

THE BEST COOK IN THE WORLD: TALES FROM MY MOMMA'S TABLE combines Rick's iconic Southern storytelling with blue collar foods his family has been preparing for generations. Through more than one hundred and fifty years no one has ever recorded the ingredients needed for these delicious and unique meals - until now. Rick...

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...

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...

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...

The Rainbow Comes and Goes Anderson Cooper

THE RAINBOW COMES AND GOES: A MOTHER AND SON ON LIFE, LOVE AND LOSS: is both a son's love letter to his mother and an honest memoir in the famous pair's own words.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by both Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt on a page that was bound into the book. It...

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 COPY (shown below) was signed by Dennis...

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,...

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...

Within Arm's Length Dan Emmett

WITHIN ARM'S LENGTH: A SECRET SERVICE AGENT'S DEFINITIVE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF PROTECTING THE PRESIDENT gives the reader inside scoop on never-before-discussed topics such as the complicated relationships between the presidents, the first ladies and their agents. Dan Emmett provided worldwide protection within arm's length...