Category Archives: Biographies & Memoirs

Read & Download Disrupted by Dan Lyons PDF, ePub, Kindle

  For twenty-five years Dan Lyons was a magazine writer at the top of his profession–until one Friday morning when he received a phone call: Poof. His job no longer existed. “I think they just want to hire younger people,” his boss at Newsweek told him. Fifty years old and with a wife and two… Read More »

Read & Download Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain PDF, ePub, Kindle

In this special republication of the first edition, more than 300 atmospheric black-and-white illustrations complement the great American humorist’s recollections of his pre–Civil War days as a steamboat pilot. Twain recounts his youthful training, describes the science of navigation on the mercurial river, narrates a passenger trip undertaken years later from St. Louis to New… Read More »

Read & Download The Price of Illusion by Joan Juliet Buck PDF, ePub, Kindle

From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of London, New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, chronicling her quest to discover the difference between glitter and gold, illusion and reality, and what looks like happiness from the… Read More »

Read & Download Judy and I by Sid Luft PDF, ePub, Kindle

The third of Judy Garland’s five husbands, Sid Luft was the one man in her life who stuck around. He was chiefly responsible for the final act of Judy’s meteoric comeback after she was unceremoniously booted off the MGM lot: he produced her iconic, Oscar-nominated vehicle A Star Is Born and expertly shaped her concert… Read More »

Read & Download Arthur & Sherlock By Michael Sims PDF, ePub, Kindle

As a young medical student at the University of Edinburgh, Arthur Conan Doyle studied under the vigilant eye of Dr Joseph Bell. He observed as Dr Bell identified a patient’s occupation, hometown and ailments both imagined and genuine from the smallest details of dress, gait and speech. Although Doyle was training to be a surgeon,… Read More »

Read & Download How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell pdf, Epub, Mobi, Kindle

How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell.From Cat Marnell, “New York’s enfant terrible” (The Telegraph), a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs. At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty editor at Lucky, one of the top fashion… Read More »

The Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross pdf, Epub, Kindle

The Queen Mother: The Official Biography by William Shawcross.The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century. Consort of King George VI, mother of Queen Elizabeth II, and grandmother of Prince Charles, Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl of Strathmore’s ten children—was… Read More »

She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen pdf, Epub, Kindle

She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron by Richard Cohen.The genre of ‘She Made Me Laugh’ is Humanities. Nora Ephron had a astounding charisma, columnist, reporter,dramatist, fictionist, also an Oscar nominated screenplay writer and a famous film director.She had directed ‘Sleepless in Seattle’, ‘You’ve Got Mail’, ‘When Harry Met Sally’, ‘Heartburn’, ‘Julie and Julia’.She… Read More »

My Voice by Angie Martinez

I was so upbeat when I heard she was coming to Power 105 as I was not the greatest Hot 97 fan and was similarly energized for this book to turn out. I’m a quick peruser and when this downloaded to my kindle,I dove in head first. In fact however I’m not finished with it… Read More »

Bare Bones by Bobby Bones

Bare Bones by Bobby Bones sometimes heart breaking and sometimes funny. This book is full of entertainment.Reader Will laugh as well as situation will make cry also. Raised up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a youthful, dependent mother, Bobby Estell experienced passionate feelings for blue grass music. Relinquished by his dad at five years old,… Read More »

Becoming Grandma by Lesley Stahl

After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl’s most vivid and transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House, interviewing heads of state, or researching stories at 60 Minutes. It was becoming a grandmother. She was hit with a jolt of joy so intense and unexpected, she wanted to “investigate” it—as though… Read More »

The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper

Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS affords him little time to spend with her. After she suffers a brief but serious illness at the age of ninety-one, they resolve to change their relationship by beginning a year-long conversation unlike… Read More »

A Stolen Life By Jaycee Dugard

In the summer of June of 1991, I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother that loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For… Read More »