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by Tom Patrick McAuliffeMr. Mulligan is the uplifting true life story of world-famous champion armless Golfer Tommy McAuliffe (1893-1967). Through the turmoils of the Great Depression, the golden days of Vaudeville and World War II, Tommy McAuliffe, who lost both arms in a tragic street car accident at the age of eight, thrilled audiences around the world with his golf tricks and later in life touched their hearts with this inspiring story and life philosophy. One of the original positive thinking proponents his “No Ha... more
by Mekdela“Plus-Size: A Memoir of Pop Culture, Fatphobia, and Social Change” chronicles the rise of the body positive movement and body positivity through pop culture reviews and personal reflections. This essay collection illustrates the insidiousness of fatphobia through analyses of film, television, books, and how they affect our perceptions and treatment of others. Altogether, the essays paint a big picture of fatphobia, misogyny, misogynoir, ableism, and capitalism in American society. Furthermore, t... more
by Kaitlin ThomsonKaitlin is an energetic and imaginative girl whose life is upended at the age of ten when her parents divorce and her mother reveals a secret she’s hidden for years. Kaitlin’s father isn’t her biological dad. Kaitlin’s mother remarries an Army vet, but he is unable to connect with Kaitlin because of the PTSD he developed after his experiences in the Gulf war. Kaitlin finds refuge in God and attempts to deal with the abandonment of her first father, the hostility of her second, and the growing r... more
by alfred kurlandMemoir and socio/political analysis covering my 30 years of teen enfranchisement work starting in an abandoned park in Washington Heights in the 1980's and culminating with my coordination of a campaign resulting in the right of 16 and 17-year-olds to serve on Community Boards represents the setting for my book. What I have learned about teen empowerment within the context of community building is also placed in the context of historical movements striving for human dignity and civic rights.
by Jesse FiedorAngels From Heaven is the true story of my life as a child, disabled for life, not expected to live due to horrific grand mal seizures from epilepsy. I turned my life over to God and he sent me angel after angel where I experienced the miracles that gave me life and my faith in God when I became a Christian. I never gave up and praise God for what he has done for me by sending me angels from heaven.
by Steve HaberlyThe foundation of everything we desire in life is connection. We feel broken and are in search of repair. Life without connection results in loneliness and turmoil. The Covid Disconnect is a compelling book written to help readers understand and recognize relationship connections. Haberly walks you thru the steps to take to repair the disconnect before it is forever broken.
by Lalita GandbhirLalita Gandbhir, who was born in 1938 and grew up in Pune, India, vividly and insightfully describes her family's life, spanning a period from her great-grandfather's generation to the recent past (1846 to 1990). She addresses everything from issues of caste to birthing and parenting practices to arranged marriages, family living arrangements, and customs. She covers such memorable events as the influenza pandemic of 1918, her family's periodic retreat into the jungle during epidemics of plague,... more
by Keith Mason
A man finds his unknown father on a video of a TV quiz show from 1961. Across four years he charts a sociopath's life - his dad's seven marriages, eight "new" siblings, and a murdered grandfather and crusading reporter, all set against oddball chapters of the American parade.
by Rose Cantera MarshallseaMy experiences as a B-Polar
by Raphael Cushnir
When Raphael Cushnir's marriage fell apart, he decided to stop running away from the pain and embrace it.
This led to an unintended explosion of "Kundalini" energy, as well as a spiritual awakening. Yet his awakening was anything but typical. At first it was chaotic, terrifying, and even sometimes demonic.
With his life in danger, struggling to distinguish between madness and legitimate energetic attack, Cushnir chanced upon a seasoned guide who helped him restore his ... more
by Marcia SeligsonIt is my life story, from being a successful published author of 8 books, to a journalist writing for America's major magazines and newspapers, to becoming a producer of musical theatre. It's about my travel adventures all over the world, my time with Mother Teresa, John Denver, Steven Spielberg, and my kissing a giraffe in Nairobi.
by Ulysses S. King
Running Away is a memoir of truth and relationship between a son and his father, and the church that defined them
by Lindsay RudlandAutobiography by way of a confessional, this book is a ramble through the author’s experiences, impressions, opinions and ideas formed over seven decades. This autobiography sees the author regret her failed relationships, financial mismanagement, folly and fecklessness. It also sees her celebrate success, achievements, courage and a lifetime of service as a nurse. This book is a call for you to recognize yourself as a unique miracle of creation. It offers some cautionary tales and urges you to... more
by Celia Louise ParisThe author always enjoyed a sense of freedom, whether roaming around the Somerset countryside as a child or later on, living offshore with her husband and three daughters on a boat. She considers nothing strictly ‘out of bounds’, and for seventy years no-one has stopped her in her tracks. Thank You for My Dinner really sums up the dichotomy of her life – an upbringing steeped in Victorian-based principles and the free license to go her own way, which was generous even by twenty-first century sta... more
by Bernard M. PattenIn Neurology Rounds with the Maverick, clinical neurologist Dr. Bernard M. Patten recounts his most profound, entertaining, and uncommon experiences with patients throughout his 34-year medical career. Learn about the strange case of the teenage girl who got pulled out of class for medical treatment because she couldn’t stop laughing. Then consider the 14-year-old who faked grand mal seizures for more than a year to get away from her sexually abusive father. Consider the awkward situation ... more
by H. A. BowndsHayden chronicles his life from the best of times to the worst of times, reflecting on how some people who are brought into our lives may only be there for a season but can leave an indelible footprint. He illustrates the recognizable moments when he could sense God’s presence and other times when he felt like Christ was far off in the distance. A Thousand Flights underscores the notion that sometimes cycling through past memories allows us to realize that God has always been with us, will never... more