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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
?[Schultz is] a Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist with a mordant wit. . . . The [campaign memoir] genre takes on new life.? ?The Washington Post Book World ?With her characteristic wit and reportorial thoroughness, [Schultz] describes the behind-the-scenes chaos, frustration and excitement of a political campaign and the impact it has on a candidate?s... more...
- Gallery Books 2015; US$ 26.00
A surprisingly tender coming-of-age story of a close-knit yet tough Sicilian-American family that accepts and welcomes a young boy struggling to understand himself?by the former Daily News (New York) gossip columnist and E! television host. A.J. Benza?s distinctive blend of wit, dry humor, and genuine tenderness shines through this candid, compelling... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
In this, the first scholarly biography of Donald Hankey - the 'Student in Arms' of the first world war - Ross Davies recovers his life, from his birth into a banking and slave-owning dynasty in 1884 to his death at the Somme in 1916. Hankey's story marks a significant contribution to our understanding both of the 'pre-Somme' mediation... more...
- Scribner 2010; US$ 33.99
"At last! Myra MacPherson has offered us the definitive life and times of the most independent journalist of our epoch -- I. F. Stone. Known as Izzy, he revealed to us in his tiny four-page weekly not the 'objectivity' of the Official Word but a hard truth from the bottom up. This book may become a classic: it is mandatory for all young journalists."... more...
- Other Press 2010; US$ 17.99
In 1934, Veza Taubner and Elias Canetti were married in Vienna. Elias describes the arrangement to his brother Georges as a ?functional? marriage. Meanwhile, an intense intellectual love affair develops between Veza and Georges, a young doctor suffering fromtuberculosis. Four years later, Veza and Elias flee Nazi-ruled Vienna to London, where... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 32.00
Baseball player and manager Hugh Ambrose Jennings was the kind of colorful personality who inspired nicknames. Sportswriters called him "Ee-yah" for his famous coaching box cry and "Hustling Hughey" for his style of play. But to the nearly 100 other men from northeast Pennsylvania who followed Jennings from the coal mines to the... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2012; US$ 34.99
?This is a biography of many facets offering a wealth of insight and textual content of particular relevance in the context of gender studies. It tells us much of the status of nurses in Britain in the 1930s. It is also an important contribution to the history of the International Brigades and the Republican medical services in the Spanish civil war... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 19.95
"Happiness Is Not My Companion"The Life of General G. K. Warren David M. Jordan The valorous but troubled career of the Civil War general, best known for his quick action to defend Little Round Top and avert a Union defeat at Gettysburg. Gouverneur K. Warren, a brilliant student at... more...
- be.bra verlag 2013; US$ 13.70
Wie wurde ich eigentlich Nationalsozialist? Diese Frage stellte der junge SA-Mann Horst Wessel ins Zentrum seiner bislang unveröffentlichten politischen Autobiographie, die er wenige Monate vor seinem gewaltsamen Tod im Jahr 1930 schrieb. Es handelt sich um eine einzigartige Geschichtsquelle, die bezeichnende Schlaglichter auf die politische Kultur... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
A biography of one of the great 19th-century Africans and an insightful analysis of one of the earlier phases of African nationalism. more...