Radical thinker and writer Emma Goldman presents her life story and memories in Living My Life, first published in 1931. From her arrival in New York as a 20-year-old seamstress, when she immediately launched into a life of activism and public agitation, she recalls her childhood in Lithuania, her immigration to the U.S. as a teenager, and her wild adventures as an independent and intelligent woman. An important and influential figure in such far-flung geopolitical events as the Russian Revolution and the Spanish Civil War, Goldman is one of the most storied people of the 20th century.
Sir Elton John, CBE, is a multi-award winning solo artist who has achieved 38 gold and 31 platinum or multi-platinum albums, has sold more than 300 million records worldwide, and holds the record for the biggest-selling single of all time, ‘Candle in the Wind 1997’. In August 2018 Elton was named the most successful male solo artist in the Billboard Hot 100 chart history, having logged 67 entries, including nine Number 1s and 27 Top 10s. Elton launched his first tour in 1970 and since then has performed over 4,000 times in more than 80 countries. When not recording or touring, Elton devotes his time to a number of charities, including his own Elton John AIDS Foundation, which has raised over $300 million and funded programmes across four continents in the twenty-four years it has existed. He is married to David Furnish, and they have two sons. Me is his first and only official autobiography.
“From a human standpoint, I shouldn’t be here to tell the story. No telling how many times the Lord has spared my life.” – Desmond Doss said in an interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Here’s Redemption At Hacksaw Ridge, the Gripping true story that Inspired the movie by Booton Herndon.
‘If you want the full Johnson experience, do read Sonia Purnell’s new biography, Just Boris … Johnson’s supporters have depicted the book as a hatchet job. But actually it struck me as commendably fair’ – Andrew Sparrow, UK Political Journalist of the Year.
Born into a family of slaves, Frederick Douglass educated himself through sheer determination. His unconquered will to triumph over his circumstances makes his one of America’s best and most unlikely success stories. Douglass’ own account of his journey from slave to one of America’s great statesmen, writers, and orators is as fascinating as it is inspiring. This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Douglass’ nineteenth-century style and vocabulary.
Jurgen Klopp; LFC Manager, fan favourite, and footballing genuis. Jurgen Klopp: The Biography is the definitive story of the successful manager, his tactical masterplans, and how he plans to take Liverpool back to the glory days.
‘What drives Jurgen Klopp, what is the secret of his success and how did he become a top coach? Elmar Nevelings book gives all the answers.’
‘An exiciting analysis of an authentic and strong personality, charismatic entertainer, inspirational and clever tactician.’
“The legacy of Barack Obama has become increasingly obvious since he left office. Terror attacks, Obamacare’s failure, and eight years of economic pain are just now getting reversed. Margolis and Noonan effectively catalog the cost of feckless and corrupt governance.” — Dick Morris, author of Power Grab: Obama’s Dangerous Plan for a One-Party Nation and Armageddon: How Trump Can Beat Hillary
Sean Alemayehu Tewodros LinZy VII retraces his Family history of Abyssinian Lineage of Atse Negus Kassa Tewodros II, the Conquering Lion of Zyon, Judah. Negus of Ethiopia to the Spiritual Soul of Prince Son, Le’ul Dejazmatch Alemayehu Tewodros in England back to Ancient Abyssinia 1855 A.D. to 1879 A.D. The Historical accounts of Prince Alemayo Alemayehu Tewodros with Queen Alexandrina Victoria and Captain Trisham Charles Sawyer Speedy. Son of Atse Negus Kassa Tewodros II, Emperor King of Abyssinia and his Mother Empress Turiwork Wobe.
“A brilliant and truly gripping biography.” –The New York Review of Books”Epic. . . .The best biography of Toussaint yet.” — The New York Times Book Review.
“Bell has stripped away the myths–demonology as well as hagiography–to give us a nuanced, sympathetic portrait of a complicated, tragic, but undeniably heroic figure.” — Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
An excellent introduction to one of the great, if elusive, personalities of history.” — The Boston Review.
This is the autobiography of former Australian Prime Minister, Bob Hawke, whose high profile and status were far above that demanded by Australia’s place on the world stage.