Biographies

Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002 David Sedaris

THEFT BY FINDING: DIARIES 1977 - 2002 must be the funniest diary on record. This book needs to be read in a sound-proof room to avoid embarrassment! This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere...

Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee from Scout to Go Set a Watchman Charles Shields

MOCKINGBIRD: A PORTRAIT OF HARPER LEE FROM SCOUT TO GO SET A WATCHMAN is the complete biography of Harper Lee's life from beginning to end. The original book, published ten years earlier has been completely updated with a new epilogue.

 

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A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver Mark Shriver

A GOOD MAN: REDISCOVERING MY FATHER, SARGENT SHRIVER is a lovely and complete look back at the founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's War on Poverty. A son's childhood memories along with countless interviews with our country's leaders present an inspiring story for which all America can be...

Dinner with the Smileys: One Military Family, One Year of Heroes, and Lessons for a Lifetime Sarah Smiley

DINNER WITH THE SMILEYS: ONE MILITARY FAMILY, ONE YEAR OF HEROES, AND LESSONS FOR A LIFETIME is a warm, wonderful story of a military family inviting fifty-two guests to dinner over a year's time while their father/husband was deployed as a Navy pilot. Weekly fill-ins ran the gamut from U.S. Senators to ninety-four-...

Dimestore: A Writer's Life Lee Smith

DIME STORE: A WRITER'S LIFE is a delisious look at America's recent past, and the delightful biography of one of the South's most beloved writers. Lee Smith tells all in a manner that is poignant and wise, and most of all enlightening and humorous. his title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic,...

Spelling It Like It Is Tori Spelling

SPELLING IT LIKE IT IS truly is as the title states, a no-holds-barred open book on the television star's life. Included are her own issues bared for all, but there is also a glimpse into her relationship with her father, the famous producer, Aaron Spelling.

 

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Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, an American Town Warren St. John

OUTCASTS UNITED: A REFUGEE TEAM, AN AMERICAN TOWN reads more like fiction than the true story of a Jordanian woman in a small Southern town taking a group of refugees from a hundred countries and creating a force in the soccer world. More importantly, assimilating these disparate foreigners into American society - as...

Young Washington Peter Stark

YOUNG WASHINGTON is a smart and enthralling history of the legendary American general and statesman. Here is George Washington's...

The Last Season Stuart Stevens

THE LAST SEASON: A FATHER, A SON, AND A LIFETIME OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL is a poignant, warm, heartfelt and beautiful story of a son taking his elderly father to a season of Ole Miss football games. The pages of this wonderful book alternate between tear drops and belly laughs.

 

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Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story Shelly Stewart

MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biography in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the 1940s...