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  • Homebush Boyby Thomas Keneally

    Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 11.99

    In this playful and poignant memoir, Thomas Keneally returns to his adolescence in the suburbs of Sydney in 1952. At sixteen, the red-haired teenager idolized the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins and had aspirations of becoming a star on the track or rugby field. He also dreamed of wooing the beautiful and alluring Bernadette Curran until the day she... more...

  • Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Awayby Ben Utecht; Mark Tabb

    Howard Books 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.20

    ?In this book, Ben doesn?t allow injury, setbacks, and disappointments to define him. His faith and love for his family provide perspective in the midst of challenging circumstances.? ?Tony Dungy, Hall of Fame Coach and author of Quiet Strength ?I strongly encourage every parent, every child, and every person who plays or plans to play football... more...

  • The Terror Yearsby Lawrence Wright

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.95

    With the Pulitzer Prize?winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. Here, in ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker, he recalls the path that terror in the Middle East has taken, from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent... more...

  • Kierkegaardby Stephen Backhouse

    Zondervan 2016; US$ 18.74

    Søren Kierkegaard is a writer, thinker, and historical figure of international renown and name recognition. Yet he has a reputation for being fiendishly complicated, and previous biographies have done little to disabuse casually interested readers of this notion. This book highlights the interesting and controversial aspects of Kierkegaard?s life and... more...

  • Swiftyby Edmund Campion

    NewSouth 2016; US$ 24.99

    The extraordinary story of how a devoted nun became an equally devoted campaigner for justice - as a successful criminal defence lawyer. When Yvonne Benedicta Swift entered the Sacre Coeur convent in Rose Bay in 1938, she was determined to dedicate herself to religious life. But in the 1970s she did something unusual: retrained as a lawyer, established... more...

  • Swami in a Strange Landby Joshua M. Greene

    Mandala Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 20.99

    Discover the man behind the movement in this intimate biography of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). In 1965, a seventy-year-old man?soon to be known as Prabhupada?set sail from India to America with a few books in his bag, pennies in his pockets, and a message of love in his... more...

  • Preacher Girlby Thomas A. Robinson

    Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    Uldine Utley defined the ?girl evangelist? of the 1920s and 30s. She began her preaching career at age eleven, published a monthly magazine by age twelve, and by age fourteen was regularly packing the largest venues in major American cities, including Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden. She stood toe to toe with Billy Sunday and Aimee Semple McPherson,... more...

  • Evelyn Waughby Philip Eade

    Orion 2016; US$ 37.99

    A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK Evelyn Waugh was described by Graham Greene as 'the greatest novelist of my generation', yet reckoned by Hilaire Belloc to have been possessed by the devil. Waugh's literary reputation has continued to rise since Greene's assessment in 1966. Fifty years on from his death, Philip Eade takes a fresh look at this... more...

  • Das gebrochene Gelübdeby Edith Flubacher; Marc Zollinger

    Wörterseh Verlag 2016; US$ 5.99

    Kaum pensioniert, begann Edith Flubacher, die Geschichte ihrer Familie zu erforschen. Was als momentaner Zeitvertrieb gedacht war, entwickelte sich immer mehr zu einem Krimi. Es war vor allem die Person ihres Großvaters, die sie fesselte. Über ihn und sein Leben hatte ihr Vater kaum gesprochen. Nachdem sie seinem Geheimnis auf die Spur gekommen war,... more...

  • Zu Ende denkenby Rebecca Panian; Elena Ibello

    Wörterseh Verlag 2016; US$ 14.99

    Zum Filmstart von "Zu Ende leben" legen wir das Buch "Zu Ende denken" neu auf. In der erweiterten Ausgabe denkt nun auch Thomas Niessl, der Hauptprotagonist des Dokumentarfilms von Rebecca Panian, zu Ende. Tom ist an einem unheilbaren Hirntumor erkrankt. Zusätzlich zu den persönlichen Texten gibt es in diesem E-Book zu jedem Autor und jeder Autorin... more...