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"Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe, I carried him into (and out of) relationships, and I carried him into (and out of) difficult periods of my life. Mor...

Albert Camus: Elements of a Life

The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigou...

The Backwoods of Canada (New Canadian Library)

This groundbreaking and highly acclaimed work examines the two most influential African-American leaders of this century. While Martin Luther King, Jr., saw America as "a dream. as yet unfulfilled," Malcolm X viewed America as a realized nightmare...

Martin & Malcom & America: A Dream or a Nightmare

Scott Young chronicles his son's early years in and around Toronto and Winnipeg and his rise from journeyman, musician to superstar in the 1960s and 1970s. The frequent occasions when Scott and Neil's paths have crossed - from backstage meetings a...

Neil and Me

A covered wagon on a dim road, the promise of a long journey, and the wonder of what lay ahead filled the shadowy spaces of Mary Sheehan Ronan's earliest memories. By the time she was a married woman in her twenties, she was a well-seasoned pionee...

Girl from the Gulches: The Story of Mary Ronan

He is Thomas Edison and Henry Ford rolled into one -- except that William Henry Gates III maybe smarter and more successful than either. He is America's richest man, and on the corporate landscape, he may well be the most feared. In less than a ge...

Bill Gates: The Path to the Future

"Many people know about Howard Hughes, America's first billionaire. He was an aviation engineer, an Oscar-winning motion picture producer and director,. and a hotel and casino owner in Las Vegas and Reno, with seven establishments. He built the bi...

Howard Hughes: The Las Vegas Years

While we now have a great number of testimonials to the horrors of the Holocaust from survivors of that dark episode of twentieth-century history, rare are the accounts of what growing up in Nazi Germany was like for people who were reared to thin...

The Shame of Survival: Working Through a Nazi Childhood

In this moving memoir, a renowned feminist scholar explores the physical and psychological ordeal of living with ovarian cancer. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008, Susan Gubar underwent radical debulking surgery, an attempt to excise the cance...

Memoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer

The illustrated edition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. s' monumental "I Have a Dream" Speech, now in paperback. On August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech that moved and inspired America. Here, in its entirety, is Dr. Martin...

I Have A Dream

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