Biographies

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,...

The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy Jean Kennedy Smith

THE NINE OF US: GROWING UP KENNEDY contains personal photographs and charming anecdotes of a closely knit family admired around the world. Our favorite (and we try to imagine) is Mama Rose Kennedy reading the paper early in the morning and cutting out an article of interest for each child, and then pinning them to...

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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Born to Run Bruce Springsteen

BORN TO RUN is the life and times of rock legend Bruce Springsteen, as told by The Boss himself,...

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...

Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice, 1967-1975 Richard Thompson

BEESWING: LOSING MY WAY AND FINDING MY VOICE 1967 - 1975 is the inside life story of an internationally beloved music legend. Critics rank his talent alongside other icons like Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Randy Newman. He has shared the stage with Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix and his songs have been covered...

Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set them Free Héctor Tobar

DEEP DOWN DARK: THE UNTOLD STORIES OF 33 MEN BURIED IN A CHILEAN MINE, AND THE MIRACLE THAT SET THEM FREE is the exclusive account the victims shared of their sixty-nine days beneath thousands of feet of rock.

 

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