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Download Lessons I've Learned by Davina McCall (.ePUB)+

Lessons I've Learned by Davina McCall (.ePUB)+

Biographies & Memoirs | 97 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI/.AZW3 reader | Retail, 2.65/3.05/2.75 MB Overview: With her trademark humour, warmth and honesty, Davina McCall shares her life experiences. "I am a work in progress. There are times when I feel in control and like I know what I'm doing . . . and there are times (quite a few) (actually lots) when I've got no idea what's going on, where to turn, what to do, how to behave, and those are the times I've sought help! I have been helped by some extraordinary people. I've been...

Download Being a Dad Is Weird by Ben Falcone (.ePUB)

Being a Dad Is Weird by Ben Falcone (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 97 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.6MB | Retail Overview: A funny and intimate look at fatherhood from the actor and writer/director of The Boss and Tammy that combines stories about his own larger-than-life dad and how his experiences raising two daughters with his wife, Melissa McCarthy, are shaped by his own childhood. Though he's best known for his appearances in the movie Enough Said, as well as his hilarious role as Air Marshall Jon in Bridesmaids, Ben Falcone isn't a big shot movie star director at...

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Smaldone by Dick Kreck (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 193 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 22MB Overview: Started by Italian brothers from North Denver, the high-profile Smaldone crime syndicate began in the bootlegging days of the 1920s and flourished into the 1980s. Connected to notorious crime figures, politicians, and presidents, Clyde Smaldone was the crime family's leader. Through candid interviews and firsthand accounts, Dick Kreck reveals the true sense of what it meant to be a Smaldone, not only the corrupt but also the virtuous.Dick Kreck retired from The...

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The Holocaust Kid by Sonia Pilcer (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Biographies & Memoirs | 67 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: Epub reader/Mobi reader, 1.46 Mb Overview: A major work of autobiographical fiction by a second generation Holocaust writer--funny, erotic, irreverent, and deeply moving. Zosha Palovsky was born in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, but she has grown up in Brooklyn and in Washington Heights, joined a Latina gang, and refused to attend a yeshiva. She’s a rebel, outspoken, sexually liberated, and determined to live her own life, free of her...

Download Call Me Anna by Patty Duke, Kenneth Turan (.ePUB)

Call Me Anna by Patty Duke, Kenneth Turan (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 115 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 4.52 MB Overview: The Star--The public saw her as a gifted child star: the youngest actor to win an Oscar for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker and the youngest actor to have a prime-time television series bearing her own name. The Nightmare--What the public did not see was Anna Marie Duke, a young girl whose life changed forever at age seven when tyrannical mangers stripped her of nearly all that was familiar, beginning with her name. She was deprived of family...

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What Planet Am I On? by Shaun Ryder (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 209 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 3.63 MB Overview: 'I think anyone who doesn't believe there is life out there will eventually end up looking as ignorant as those people who used to think that the earth was flat and if you went too far out to sea in your boat you'd fall off the end of the world. Ridiculous.' Shaun Ryder goes in search of his secret passion: extra-terrestrials. Travelling the world over to discover the truth about UFOs, and whether there really is life out there, Shaun encounters ancient...

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The Icon Hunter by Tasoula Georgiou Hadjitofi (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 162 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 36 MB Overview: One woman's pursuit of justice leads her on a riveting adventure into the world of art trafficking. In this powerful memoir, Tasoula Hadjitofi reveals her perilous journey orchestrating "The Munich Case"—one of the largest European art trafficking stings since WWII. With the Bavarian police in place, the Cypriots on their way, seventy under-cover agents bust into the Munich apartment of a notorious Turkish smuggler suspected of holding looted antiquities....

Download There's a Mystery There by Jonathan Cott (.ePUB)

There's a Mystery There by Jonathan Cott (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 162 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 112.5MB | Retail Overview: The most wide-ranging and penetrating book yet on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period. Polymath and master interviewer Jonathan Cott first interviewed Maurice Sendak in 1976 for Rolling Stone, just at the time when Outside Over There, the concluding and by far the strangest volume of...

Download How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana (.ePUB)

How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 195 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 13.1MB | Retail Overview: This profoundly moving memoir is the remarkable and inspiring true story of Sandra Uwiringyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism. Sandra was just ten years old when she found herself with a gun pointed at her head. She had watched as rebels gunned down her mother and six-year-old sister in a refugee camp....

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The Push by Tommy Caldwell (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 120 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 26.8MB | Retail Overview: A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite's El Capitan On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell, along with his partner, Kevin Jorgeson, summited what is widely regarded as the hardest climb in history—Yosemite's nearly vertical 3,000-foot Dawn Wall, after nineteen days on the route. Caldwell's odds-defying feat was the culmination of an entire lifetime of pushing himself...

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Coach Wooden & Me by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 182 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 46.4MB | Retail Overview: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history. When future NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was still an 18-year-old high school basketball prospect from New York City named Lew Alcindor, he accepted a scholarship from UCLA largely on the strength of Coach John Wooden's reputation as a winner. It turned out to be the right choice, as Alcindor and his...

Download Lou by Lou Piniella, Bill Madden (.ePUB)

Lou by Lou Piniella, Bill Madden (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 200 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 10.8MB | Retail Overview: In this candid, revealing, and entertaining memoir, the beloved New York Yankee legend looks back over his nearly fifty-year career as a player and a manager, sharing insights and stories about some of his most memorable moments and some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball. For nearly five decades, Lou Piniella has been a fixture in Major League Baseball, as an outfielder with the legendary New York Yankees of the 1970s, and as a manager for...

Download Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give by Ada Calhoun (.ePUB)

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give by Ada Calhoun (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 144 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 467KB | Retail Overview: Inspired by her viral New York Times "Modern Love" essay "The Wedding Toast I'll Never Give", Ada Calhoun's memoir is a witty, poignant exploration of the beautiful complexity of marriage. We hear plenty about whether or not to get married, but much less about what it takes to stay married. Clichés around marriage—eternal bliss, domestic harmony, soul mates—leave out the real stuff. After marriage you may still want to sleep with...

Download Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen (.ePUB)

Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 109 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.5MB | Retail Overview: A beautifully written food memoir chronicling one cook's journey from her rural Midwestern hometown to the intoxicating world of New York City fine dining—and back again—in search of her culinary roots Before Amy Thielen frantically plated rings of truffled potatoes in some of New York City's finest kitchens—for chefs David Bouley, Daniel Boulud, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten—she grew up in a northern Minnesota town home to the nation's largest French...

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Rebel Without Borders by Marc Vachon et al. (.PDF)

Biographies & Memoirs | 103 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: PDF Reader, 10.6 mb Overview: This is a true story. Marc Vachon was born in Montreal in 1963. He went from one foster home to another. He knows the injustices that the weak must suffer in any society. He knows the violence, the abuse, and the emptiness that life can offer in so-called developed countries. He dealt with it the only way possible: through drugs and crime. He turned into “a bad egg” as he puts it. Until the day when, escaping an unbearable situation at home, he came...

Download James Stewart: A Biography by Donald Dewey (.ePUB)

James Stewart: A Biography by Donald Dewey (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 653 kb Overview: In this penetrating and riveting biography of one of Hollywood's most beloved screen icons, Donald Dewey probes beneath Jimmy Stewart, the conservative image and ideal, to reveal James Stewart, the actor and the man. Through hundreds of interviews and in-depth analysis of his seventy-five films, the author assesses how the Hollywood man-about-town of the 1930's and 40's - Stewart's lovers included Ginger Rogers, Olivia de Havilland and Marlene Dietrich -...

Download Abandon Me: Memoirs by Melissa Febos (.ePUB)

Abandon Me: Memoirs by Melissa Febos (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 74 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 378 kb Overview: For readers of Maggie Nelson and Leslie Jamison, a fierce and dazzling personal narrative that explores the many ways identity and art are shaped by love and loss. In her critically acclaimed memoir, Whip Smart, Melissa Febos laid bare the intimate world of the professional dominatrix, turning an honest examination of her life into a lyrical study of power, desire, and fulfillment. In her dazzling Abandon Me, Febos captures the intense bonds of love and the...

Download British Nannies & the Great War by Louise Heren (.ePUB)

British Nannies & the Great War by Louise Heren (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 187 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 17.9 MB Overview: In 1912, Norland children’s nurse Kate Fox was travelling by train heading to the British military station at Nowshera on the Afghan border to care for the premature baby born to the base’s commanding officer. Two years later, Kate was escaping from Germany in the first days of the Great War, leaving behind her adored German royal charges and all her personal possessions. Due to their prestige as the crème-de-la-crème of Edwardian...

Download Geoff Murphy: A Life on Film by Geoff Murphy (.ePUB)

Geoff Murphy: A Life on Film by Geoff Murphy (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 175 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.89 mb Overview: The majorly entertaining memoir from a major entertainer - Geoff 'Goodbye Pork Pie' Murphy tells it like it really was in this director's cut of his life and times. "I'm taking this bloody car to Invercargill!" It was the line that had cinema audiences cheering. Goodbye Pork Pie became an instant classic, and announced the arrival of a major new talent in director Geoff Murphy. With his next two films, Utu and The Quiet Earth, he cemented his reputation as a...

Download Post Grad by Caroline Kitchener (.ePUB)

Post Grad by Caroline Kitchener (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 191 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 544 KB Overview: An honest and deeply reported account of five women and the opportunities and frustrations they face in the year following their graduation from an elite university Recent Princeton graduate Caroline Kitchener weaves together her experiences from her first year after college with that of four of her peers in order to delve more deeply into what the world now offers a female college graduate, and how the world perceives them. Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography ...

Download Sting Like a Bee by Leigh Montville (.ePUB)

Sting Like a Bee by Leigh Montville (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 69 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 20.8 MB Overview: An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military—and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative as any in the twentieth century. With the death of Muhammad Ali in June, 2016, the media and America in general have remembered a hero, a heavyweight champion, an...

Download The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (.ePUB)

The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 161 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1 MB Overview: Before Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich begins a summer job at a law firm in Louisiana, working to help defend men accused of murder, she thinks her position is clear. The child of two lawyers, she is staunchly anti-death penalty. But the moment convicted murderer Ricky Langley’s face flashes on the screen as she reviews old tapes—the moment she hears him speak of his crimes -- she is overcome with the feeling of wanting him to die. Shocked by her reaction,...

Download Wrestling With His Angel by Sidney Blumenthal (.ePUB)

Wrestling With His Angel by Sidney Blumenthal (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 76 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 14.3 MB Overview: Volume II of Sidney Blumenthal’s acclaimed, landmark biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, reveals the future president’s genius during the most decisive period of his political life when he seizes the moment, finds his voice, and helps create a new political party. In 1849, Abraham Lincoln seems condemned to political isolation and defeat. His Whig Party is broken in the 1852 election, and disintegrates. His perennial rival, Stephen...

Download Ernest Hemingway: A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn (.ePUB)

Ernest Hemingway: A Biography by Mary V. Dearborn (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 114 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 66.8 MB Overview: The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory look into the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, considered in his time to be the greatest living American novelist and short-story writer, winner of the 1953 Pulitzer...

Download The Con Man's Daughter by Candice Curry (.ePUB)

The Con Man's Daughter by Candice Curry (.ePUB)

Biographies & Memoirs | 161 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 6.8 MB Overview: When Candice Curry was a little girl, she put her hand in her father's back pocket so that she wouldn't get lost in large crowds. Little did she know that as she followed him, he was plying his trade: conning people. Her family drove stolen cars, lived in stolen houses, and shopped with stolen credit cards. Drug use was regular, as were visits from strange people who were trying to track her father down. Though she eventually cut ties with her father, Candice...

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