Thriller Book Mix

Cover mania!

More cover mania!

Random book reviews

Brenda Maddox, the award-winning, world-renowned biographer, looks at one of the towering literary figures of the twentieth century, W. B. Yeats, through the lens of the Automatic Script, the trancelike communication with supposed spirits that he ...

Yeats's Ghosts

In a career that spanned six decades and more than sixty films, Alfred Hitchcock was the dominant figure in the first century of cinema. His films -- from The 39 Steps to The Birds, from Rear Window to Vertigo, from Notorious to Psycho -- set new ...

Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light

As the Material Girl, Eva Pern in Evita, and most recently, queen of the disco floor, Madonna's transformations and assumed identities keep her fans wanting more. She has inspired university professors and cultural critics to enshrine her as a po...

Madonna: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

Completed in 1136, "The History of the Kings of Britain" traces the story of the realm from its supposed foundation by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons some two thousand years later. Vividly portraying legendary and semi-legendary figures such a...

The History of the Kings of Britain (Penguin Classics)

Designed especially for beginning readers, First-Start Biographies trace the childhood years of famous men and women who overcame obstacles and achieved greatness. Illustrated in full color.

Young Jackie Robinson - Pbk (Troll First-Start Biography)

Employs material taken from extensive research and hundreds of interviews to trace the CIA's evolution over the last fifteen years, describing its failures and successes. Reprint. AB. Kessler ( Escape from the CIA ), who is the first journalist to...

Inside the CIA: Revealing the Secrets of the World's Most Powerful Spy Agency

An initimate portrait of one of the most compelling sports figure of the 20th century, vibrantly told in Ted Williams own plain-spoken words.

Teddy Ballgame, Revised: The Exceptional Life of Baseball's Greatest Hitter, In Pictures and His Own Words.

"Alexander's behavior was conditioned along certain lines -- heroism, courage, strength, superstition, bisexuality, intoxication, cruelty. He bestrode Europe and Asia like a supernatural figure. " In this succinct portrait of Alexander the Great, ...

Alexander the Great: Journey to the End of the Earth

Finding herself, along with her young family, in prickly refugee work in the western part of Ivory Coast, Kim's resolve to care for the needs of traumatized Liberians almost broke her from the inside out. Anger, bitterness, and depression settled ...

In Every Place

The life story of the Nobel Prize-winning author tells of his influential relationship with his Australian homeland and describes how his creative moods were often accompanied by savage fits of temper and a passion for privacy.

Patrick White: A Life

More reviews