Draws on the author's personal archive of never-before-seen papers to offer unique access to the private life of the incomparable world leader, who worked from prison to end apartheid in South Africa. By the author of Long Walk to Freedom.
Susan Orlean chronicles the rise of the iconic German shepherd character, sharing the stories of the real World War I dog and canine performer and exploring Rin Tin Tin's relevance in military and popular culture.
The award-winning author of The Adversary describes his witness to two tragedies, including the loss of a Sri Lankan child during a tsunami and the fatal illness of a much-loved young wife and mother, losses that inspired both families and the author to engage in acts of service to others. Translated by Linda Coverdale.
A profile of the late performing artist by his brother traces their shared childhoods, Michael's meteoric rise to fame, the scandals that overshadowed his career, and the private dynamics behind his public persona and tragic early death.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic best known for his Chicago Sun-Times reviews and his 30 years as co-host of Siskel & Ebert at the Movies describes his life and career including his recovery from alcoholism and the complications from thyroid cancer treatment. 200,000 first printing.
The former prime minister of Great Britain describes the difficult choices he had to make, candidly revealing what it means to hold a position of great power, in an account with insights into a host of world leaders, including presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
The award-winning actor traces the story of his life and career, discussing his abandonment by his mentally ill parents, his fateful one-man show about Mark Twain, and the impact of his success on his family life.
The Wall Street Journal's Lucette Lagnado relates the story of the her mother, Edith, who came of age in a magical old Cairo, as well as her own story growing up in America, where cancer robbed her of her "arrogant years."
Part humor, part inspiration, the star of TV's hottest show Glee and former real-life Sue Sylvester shares how she was finally able to embrace her sexuality and find the contentment she thought she'd never have.