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Murder at Myall Creek by Mark Tedeschi (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 8.72 MB | Version: Retail Overview: One of the most shocking murder trials in Australia's legal history, and the tribulations of the man who conducted it ‘A deeply moving account of a massacre that is a stain on our nation’s soul – and the prosecutor who brought the perpetrators to justice’. Peter FitzSimons In 1838, eleven convicts and former...

Beautiful Chaos by Carey Perloff (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, Size: 2 Mb Overview: Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of San Francisco's legendary American Conservatory Theater, pens a lively and revealing memoir of her twenty-plus years at the helm and delivers a provocative and impassioned manifesto for the role of live theater in today's technology-infused world. Perloff's personal and professional journey—her life as a woman in...

An Atypical Chick by Rhonny Dam (.ePUB)

Requirements: EPUB, MOBI, PDF, AZW3 Reader, 2 Mb Overview: The author shares her story as a childfree-by-choice woman, and how she came to believe that “atypical chicks” are the ones who must be willing to create not just a new path to follow, but a paradigm shift to confront the need for a smaller population on earth and to ease the adaptation to our changing world by serving others....

Why We Suck by Denis Leary (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 715 kB | Overview: According to Leary, his first book is not for the faint of heart, by which he means Americans: "I am here to debunk and declassify and otherwise hold up a brutally honest mirror to our fat, ugly, lazy American selves." Now, a good many comedians make a career out of daring to speak the ugly, gasping truths that few others would. Leary...

The Marshall Story by Robert Payne (.MOBI)

Requirements: mobi reader, 1.5 MB Overview: This is the story of the life and mind of George C. Marshall, soldier and statesman, as told by a distinguished writer whose own background makes him particularly qualified to discuss some of the more controversial aspects of General Marshall’s work since World War II. Robert Payne carefully places George Marshall against the Virginia background...

The Wrestling by Simon Garfield (.ePUB)

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 6.3Mb | Version: Retail Overview: This is a book about Kendo Nagasaki, Mick McManus, Les Kellett, Klondyke Kate and Dr Death - men and women who used to fight each other every night for pride and money. Margaret Thatcher once wrote adoringly to Big Daddy, and Frank Sinatra told Giant Haystacks that British wrestlers were the best entertainers in the world. The Duke...

Bill Clinton by Michael Tomasky (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Requirements: .epub./mobi Reader, | 1.9Mb | Version: Retail Overview: The president of larger-than-life ambitions and appetites whose term defined America at the close of the twentieth century Bill Clinton: a president of contradictions. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a Yale Law School graduate, but he was also a fatherless child from rural Arkansas. He was one of the most talented politicians of...

The Story of My Misfortunes by Peter Abelard (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: In this classic of medieval literature, a brilliant and daring thinker relates the spellbinding story of his philosophical and spiritual enlightenment—and the tale of his tragic personal life as well. Peter Abélard paints an absorbing portrait of monastic and scholastic life in twelfth-century Paris, while also recounting the circumstances and...

Letters of C. S. Lewis by C. S. Lewis, W.H Lewis (.ePUB)

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 1.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: A repackaged edition of the revered author's collection of personal letters—a curated selection of the best of his correspondence with family, friends, and fans—and a short biography by his brother Warren Lewis. Letters of C. S. Lewis reveals the most intimate beliefs of the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster,...

Evatt: A Life by John Murphy (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.62MB Overview: John Murphy's Evatt: A life is a biography of Australian parliamentarian and jurist HV Evatt. Remembered as the first foreign minister to argue for an independent Australian policy in the 1940s and for his central role in the formation of the UN, Evatt went on to be the leader of the Labor party in the 1950s, the time of the split that resulted in the...

Josée Stroobants, Eric Zimmermann, "Georges Brassens... chez jeanne : 1944-1952"

Author: Stroobants Josée Zimmermann Eric  |  Isbn: 9782841670093  |  File size: 4.7MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 239  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography L'album photos de Josée Stroobants, album personnel de Georges Brassens en quelque sorte, immortalise, au travers de plus de 200 photographies, les...

Heidegger: His Life & His Philosophy

Author: Alain Badiou, Barbara Cassin, and Susan Spitzer  |  Isbn: 978-0231157971  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 97  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Martin Heidegger was an ordinary Nazi and a loyal member of the provincial petty bourgeoisie. He was also a seminal thinker of the...

Piero Della Francesca: Artist & Man

Author: James R. Banker  |  Isbn: 9780199609314  |  File size: 6.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Largely neglected for the four centuries after his death, the fifteenth century Italian artist Piero della Francesca is now seen to embody the fullest expression...

George Lucas: A Life by Brian Jay Jones (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 23 MB Overview: The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George Lucas On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named George Lucas, the movie originally called The Star Wars quickly drew...

Richie by Thomas Thompson (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.9MB Overview: George Diener, World War II veteran and traveling salesman, and his wife, Carol, had old-fashioned values and ordinary aspirations: a home, a family, the pleasure of watching their two sons grow up. But in February 1972, an unthinkable tragedy occurred in the basement of their Nassau County residence, shattering their hopes and dreams forever. George...

Just Another Number by Maggie Young (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 570 kb Overview: Just Another Number is a memoir structured by the first 23 men I had sex with. It’s about how American society curbs women to validate themselves by men. Through my lovers, I relive all the shit I got myself into because of that. The book paints a gritty portrait of a Tennessee teen who- in the midst of bulimia and meth abuse- joins the Navy....

Coop by Michael Perry (.ePUB)

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 583 KB Overview: In over his head with two pigs, a dozen chickens, and a baby due any minute, the acclaimed author of Truck: A Love Story gives us a humorous, heartfelt memoir of a new life in the country. Last seen sleeping off his wedding night in the back of a 1951 International Harvester pickup, Michael Perry is now living in a rickety Wisconsin farmhouse. Faced...

Lives of the Ancient Egyptians by Toby Wilkinson (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB reader, 631 KB Overview: The 100 biographies included here give voice not only to ancient Egypts rulers but also to the people who built the great monuments, staffed government offices, farmed, served in the temples, and fought to defend the countrys borders. Illustrated. Genre: Non-Fiction, History, Biographies Download link 1 Download link 2...

All the King's Women by Derek Wilson (.ePUB)

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 5.3Mb | Version: Retail Overview: The image of Charles II as a randy monarch who dragged the crown through the moral mire and irredeemably weakened its position has persisted throughout the three centuries since John Evelyn gave his judgement. That judgement, Derek Wilson argues, is okay as far as it goes. The Restoration court did set an example of cynical...

Bob Dylan by Kathleen Mackay (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePub Reader, 2.6 MB Overview: Dylan's friends - from Pete Seeger to Bruce Springsteen to Rosanne Cash to Bono to Tom Petty - offer insight into the singer-songwriter's artistic genius and personality. This is an oral history of a major musician who played a significant role in America's cultural history. His story is told by the musicians who were at his side during the 60s...