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  • The Rope of Life: A Memoir

    by Mirinda Kossoff
    At the heart of this book is the mystery of Mirinda’s father, Hugo Kossoff, a New York Jew from an intellectual, cultured family who, after his service in WWII, settled in Danville VA, a town that proudly billed itself the “Last Capital of the Confederacy” and was a place as anti-Semitic as it was racist, though not overtly violent towards Jews. Hugo changed his name to Hugh, renounced his Judaism for Baptist fundamentalism, got a nose job and took on the trappings of a “good ol' boy,” affecting... more
  • 30-For-30: The Writings Behind the Wall

    by Darren Smith
    Well educated. Rewarding career. World traveller. An all-around well-rounded individual. These are a few of the notions that come to mind when friends, family, peers and acquaintances speak about Darren Smith. But, for a period in 2019, all the aforementioned was briefly, yet unexpectedly halted. On March 15th 2019, Darren Smith became inmate #1474625, as he was sentenced to 60 days in the Jennifer Road Detention Center in Annapolis, MD for a DUI conviction. Suddenly, Darren goes from living ... more
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    by Cheetah Media
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  • Choosing Life

    by Leslie A. Sussan
    On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombing, these first-person accounts from an American soldier sent to make a color film record of the effects, and from the survivors whom he filmed, make clear what nuclear war means at the human level.
  • ImPerfukt...and Never Happier!

    by Heidi Patullo

    "ImPerfukt...and never happier!" is a gutsy and quirky memoir recounted through the lenses of humour and humility; brains and brawn; stupidity and sexuality; partnering and parenting. Gritty, off-beat, sexy, and cringe-worthy, her life mimics the reality of a true, roller-coaster life.

     

    ImPerfukt is a celebration memoir of author, Heidi Patullo’s first 50 years, beginning with a hilarious imagining of her ... more

  • Alex and the Dinosaur Prints

    by Alex Mika
    By examining dinosaurs and the asteroid that made an impact on their lives, this book explores the personal process of growing up, finding a voice and seeking a meaningful life. Alex and the Dinosaur Prints features facts (all dinosaurs laid eggs), speculations (is the T-Rex the dinosaur version of Rambo?), and a ruined pair of pants (pockets are not for storing tree sap). Oh, and the asteroid gets its own song.
  • Secure in God

    by Rita Malsch
    These are poem-like writings of my own journey and my faith and trust in the Lord. I look at these as a sharing with others who are seeking new meaning in their own lives. I added 20 pieces of my art to open up myself in a deeper way so my faith can be understood.
  • Boy: A Story Based On True Events

    by Nathan Zen-Sapien
    A man recounts the incredible events in his life with his autistic brother growing up in the slums of Chicago IL and Milwaukee WI
  • The Wandering Investor

    by Brendan Hughes
    This book takes the reader on a unique journey around the world in a discussion about various economies, my personal adventures along the way, business outlooks and observations for each country, lists of recommended activities in each country with a focus on outdoor adventure experiences, and lessons learned in terms of both travel and business. Given my experience as an investment advisor and what I would consider to be a deep knowledge base when it comes to global adventure excursions, I beli... more
  • A Way Forward

    by Christian Dattwyler
    Can a teenage boy struggling with school, family, and drugs turn his life around to become successful? Not without the help of a nearly two-hundred-and-fifty-year-old American institution called the United States Marine Corps. A Way Forward: My Years in the Marine Corps reveals how a Marine recruiter used every old trick in the book to compel young Christian Dattwyler to sign his life away for government service. The memoir delves into his mindset as he experiences legendary Marine Corps boot ca... more
  • Playboy, Mad Men, and Me---And Other Stories

    by Julie Wosk
    Playboy in the days of Mad Men and the challenges of being a civil rights worker in Alabama soon after the march at Selma. Her stories conjure up America’s fast-changing history, and are filled with vivid, contrasting images: a swinging party at Hugh Hefner’s mansion, a sobering childhood visit to a cemetery, waiting in a church to hear Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many of her stories are shaped by her sense of surprise and serendipity as she encounters moments of magic and cha... more
  • So It Happened Like This

    by Kristen Alger
    So, It Happened Like This is the perfect gift for your mother-in-law, or a needed read while she's visiting! Come on over and sit for a spell. Front porch swing and y'all glass jar of sweet iced tea not included, but highly recommended. Feel free to add a shot of moonshine, a squirt of lemon, and a dollop of honey. Kick your feet up and settle in for a while. Join Kristen Alger as she unfolds the stories from the Appalachian hills of Alabama, through the sandy dunes of the Emerald Coast, and int... more
  • Dance of the Deities: Searching for Our Once and Future Egalitarian Society

    by Patricia A. McBroom

    Anthropologist Patricia McBroom explores the ancient power of women with the aim of nourishing an egalitarian future. It is the only book to combine memoir and contemporary social analysis with a detailed foray into research on gender equality in human cultures, past and present. In a journey to cultural sites as old as 10,000 BCE, McBroom challenges conventional academic emphasis on male-dominant societies, resurrecting evidence of prehistoric goddess worship that had been erased by archaeol... more

  • EarthBodyBoat: Queer Journey Of A Somatic Earth Artist

    by Ahjo K. SIPOWICZ

    In a culture of “me, me, me!” I am changing “me” to “we” as a way to remember that we are of Nature—ever-changing and part of a larger ecosystem.

    Ahjo Sipowicz’s journey of initiation begins at a political protest when they expose their naked female nipples in a gesture of resistance. Charged with public indecency, Ahjo constructs an unusual defense—a pastiche of letters, journal entries, essays, poems, composite photographs, Tarot card images, and performances. EarthB... more

  • Patriot Gangster: Volume 1, Evolution of an Outlaw

    by Jeff Burns
    Everyone thinks they understand outlaw motorcycle club culture but they have no idea and Patriot Gangster is the very first work of its kind to pull the curtain back, reveal all the secrets, and tell the truth about American outlaw motorcycle club culture. Patriot Gangster uses the story of Jeff "Twitch" Burns time in the outlaw motorcycle club life combined with his professional skills to explain the realities of outlaw motorcycle club culture, while at the same time conducting a well-evidenced... more
  • Memoir of a Roadie

    by Joel Miller
    Joel Miller is an ex- roadie for Guns N’ Roses, Poison, Stone Temple Pilots, & The Cranberries. The book is an often-hilarious personal account of a young man in his early 20’s trying to be a “good” roadie while also trying to understand life’s big picture. Through the advice of rock stars and career roadies Joel tries to find the pathway to roadie righteousness.

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