A revelatory, timely, and masterful biography of President Andrew Jackson that offers a new perspective on this charismatic figure in the context of American populism--identifying the reasons for his popularity as it shows us the man and politician in his full complexity.A number of bestselling and award-winning biographies have been written about the seventh president of the US, but none h
Performed by Anna Cordell and Dov Forman featuring a foreword written and read by Charles HRH The Prince of Wales and dedication written and read by Lily Ebert.
Utterly compelling, heartbreaking, truthful and yet redemptive . . . a testimony of irrepressible spirit and an unforgettable family chronicle. I couldn't stop reading it.--Simon Sebag Montefiore
Sonya Curry chronicles the never-before-shared story of raising her children and her lifelong devotion to education, family, and faith.
The inspiring true story of an enslaved woman who liberated an infamous slave jail and transformed it into one of the nation's first HBCUs
Six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright—one of the world’s most admired and tireless public servants—reflects on the final stages of one’s career, and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and inspiring memoir.
In 2001, when Madeleine Albright
With her popular blog Finding Cooper's Voice, Kate Swenson has provided hope and comfort for hundreds of thousands of parents of children with autism. Now, Kate shares her inspiring story in this powerful memoir about motherhood and unconditional love.
From pasties to postpartum and everything in between
No one said motherhood would be easy. For Adiba Nelson, the journey to parenthood started with a big bang and continues with a breakdown (or two) and several why? questions for God.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter David E. Hoffman comes the riveting biography of Oswaldo Pay , a dissident who dared to defy Fidel Castro, inspiring thousands of Cubans to fight for democracy.Oswaldo Pay was seven years old when Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba, promising to create a free, democratic, and just Cuba.
An unforgettable father and son story that confronts the legacy of the Vietnam War across two generations.Craig McNamara came of age in the political tumult and upheaval of the late 60s. While Craig McNamara would grow up to take part in anti-war demonstrations, his father, Robert McNamara, served as John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Defense and the architect of the Vietnam War.
The stylish, wild story of the marriage of Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward--a tale of love, art, Hollywood, and heartbreak
Those years in the sixties when I was married to Dennis were the most wonderful and awful of my life. --Brooke Hayward