Biography & Autobiography

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    Ingmar Bergman: An Artist's Journey
    Edited by Roger W. Oliver
    (Arcade Publishing)
    At 77, Bergman no longer works in film, the medium that brought him world fame; he gave it up in 1983, when he announced that Fanny and Alexander would be his last film. This ingenious little collection is Oliver's attempt to say something meaningful about Bergman the masterful artist of many mediums--film,... [READ MORE]
    The Other Side of Loneliness: A Spiritual Journey
    By Ned O'Gorman
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Every once in a while, out of nowhere, a very special person appears with the courage and conviction to change the destiny of others. Such a person is Ned O'Gorman. Wandering in Harlem one day, Ned saw an abandoned storefront and there he met his calling and future: he would start a tuition-free school... [READ MORE]
    Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets
    An Accidental War Correspondent in Yemen
    By Laura Kasinof
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Laura Kasinof studied Arabic in college and moved to Yemen a few years later—after a friend at a late-night party in Washington, DC, recommended the country as a good place to work as a freelance journalist. When she first moved to Sanaa in 2009, she was the only American reporter based in the country.... [READ MORE]
    The Last Love of George Sand
    A Literary Biography
    By Evelyne Bloch-Dano
    (Arcade Publishing)
    George Sand is one the most celebrated writers and controversial personalities of nineteenth-century France; she is as famous for her bohemian lifestyle as for her written work. The Last Love of George Sand portrays the writer, political activist, and cultural figure as she starts a new chapter in her... [READ MORE]
    Red Sorrow
    A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution
    By Nanchu
    (Arcade Publishing)
    "Red Sorrow . . . reminds us that it is people who make history." —Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionAt the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, thirteen-year-old Nanchu watched asRed Guards burst into her home and arrested her parents, who were tortured and jailed. Made an outcast, left to care for herself... [READ MORE]
    A Life in the Balance
    The Billy Wayne Sinclair Story, A Journey from Murder to Redemption Inside America's Worst Prison System
    By Billy Wayne Sinclair, By Jodie Sinclair
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Sentenced to death in 1965 at age twenty for an unpremeditated murder during the bungled holdup of a convenience store, Billy Wayne spent his first seven prison years on death row. When the death penalty was abolished, his sentence was life. Three-and-a-half decades later, Billy Wayne is still behind... [READ MORE]
    Letters and Dispatches 1924-1944
    The Man Who Saved Over 100,000 Jews, Centennial Edition
    By Raoul Wallenberg
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The best way to hear the story of Raoul Wallenberg is through his own words. Put together from three different collections, Letters and Dispatches is the most thorough book of Wallenberg’s writings and letters. With his disappearance behind the Iron Curtain in January of 1945, he became tragically mysterious.... [READ MORE]
    Only The Eyes Say Yes
    A Love Story
    By Philippe Vigand, By Stephane Vigand
    (Arcade Publishing)
    On a July morning ten years ago, Philippe Vigand, a young, vigorous, handsome publishing executive, was walking to work when he heard "a gigantic explosion." Strangely, nobody else seemed to have heard it ... for the simple reason that it was in his head. For two months he lay in a coma. When he awoke,... [READ MORE]
    Becoming a Jew
    By Julius Lester
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Julius Lester was born the son of a black Methodist minister in the south. His book Lovesong is a beautifully written account of his spiritual journey away from the conventions of his Southern heritage and Methodist upbringing, culminating in his personal self-discovery through a conversion to Judaism.Growing... [READ MORE]
    The Salt Of Broken Tears: A Novel
    By Michael Meehan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    On the edge of the remote salt flats of Australia, a young woman blows in from nowhere and disturbs the precarious equilibrium of a family farm. The boy is fascinated by her, his mother despises her, and the brutish farmhand wants to possess her. When the woman mysteriously disappears, the only trace... [READ MORE]
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