Biographies & Memoirs


In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi — 

June 14, 2017

Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist by Charles Creath McCormack — 

June 8, 2017

Four Seasons of Loneliness: A Lawyer’s Case Stories by J. W. Freiberg — 

June 2, 2017

Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication, and Music by James Rhodes — 

April 20, 2017


Riding the Light Beam: How Any Woman Can Find the Hero Inside by Cathrine Silver — 

April 6, 2017

Gringo: My Life on the Edge as an International Fugitive by Dan “Tito”... — 

April 3, 2017

True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin by Joel N. Shurkin — 

March 29, 2017

Out of the Basement: From Cheap trick to DIY Punk in Rockford, Illinois, 1973-2005... — 

March 14, 2017


It’s Only the Himalayas: And Other Tales of Miscalculation from an Overconfi... — 

March 3, 2017

Fascinating: the Life of Leonard Nimoy by Richard Michelson, illustrated by Edel R... — 

March 1, 2017

Yellow Dog Chronicle by R.M. Smith — 

February 16, 2017

The Swamp Fox: How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution by John Oller — 

February 13, 2017


True Crime Japan: Thieves, Rascals, Killers and Dope Heads: True Stories From a Ja... — 

February 6, 2017

In Search of Buddha’s Daughters: A Modern Journey Down Ancient Roads by Chri... — 

February 1, 2017

That Hidden Road: a Memoir by Rocco Versaci — 

January 18, 2017

You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Ra... — 

January 11, 2017


Licking Flames: Tales of a Half-Assed Hussy by Diana Kirk — 

January 5, 2017

Asylum: A Survivor’s Flight from Nazi-Occupied Vienna Through Wartime France... — 

December 21, 2016

A Pilgrim for Freedom by Michael Novakovic — 

December 19, 2016

The Real Peter Pan by Piers Dudgeon — 

December 13, 2016

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