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"Of all the people I play against, the only one I truly fear is Larry Bird. " -- Magic Johnson, from the Foreword. The heart and soul of a champion: his life, his career, his game. To understand basketball, you have to understand Larry Bird. Argua...

Drive

Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pounds for charity and been awarded a polar medal and an OBE. He has b...

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

The Boys on the Tracks is the story of a parent's worst nightmare, a quiet woman's confrontation with a world of murder, drugs, and corruption, where legitimate authority is mocked and the public trust is trampled. It is an intensely personal stor...

The Boys on the Tracks: Death, Denial, and a Mother's Crusade to Bring Her Son's Killers to Justice

Konrad Heiden's penetrating, firsthand portrayal of Hitler's developing career and the Nazi's consolidation of power remains as incisive and compelling as it was when first published at the height of the Second World War. As a German citizen, Heid...

The Fuhrer: Hitler's Rise to Power

The Voice is the profoundly inspiring memoir of one of the most sought after and admired classical singers in the world -- a man who has arrived at the summit of his artistry by overcoming extraordinarily daunting odds. Thomas Quasthoff, the Germa...

The Voice: A Memoir

David Mitchell, who you may know for his inappropriate anger on every TV panel show except Never Mind the Buzzcocks, his look of permanent discomfort on C4 sex comedy Peep Show, his online commenter-baiting in The Observer or just for wearing a st...

David Mitchell: Back Story

"Stop feeding me bullshit. Tell me the truth. " -- Lady Gaga, 2009 "I hate the truth. I hate the truth so much I prefer a giant dose of bullshit any day over the truth. " -- Lady Gaga, 2010. In little over a year, Stefani Germanotta, a struggling ...

Poker Face: The Rise and Rise of Lady Gaga

While kicking a ball through the dusty streets of his Brazilian hometown, young Edson Arantes do Nascimento was given the nickname Pel so casually that no one remembers its meaning. Today, the name is famous worldwide as belonging to history's gr...

My Life and the Beautiful Game

Is the Grand Old Man re-emerging? More than twenty years after the collapse of Communism, and in the midst of the crisis of Capitalism, Karl Marx' ideas, at least in part, are back en vogue. He is often invoked, yet in a way that is ignorant of hi...

Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography

NATIONAL BESTSELLER. "I am just a common man who is true to his beliefs. " -- John Wooden. Evoking days gone by when coaches were respected as much for their off-court performances as for their success on the court, Wooden presents the timeless wi...

Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court

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