• Biography & True Stories

      Almost Human – A Biography of Julius the Chimpanzee

      by Alfred Fidjestøl

      Julius the Chimpanzee is the most famous animal in Norway. He was born on Boxing Day 1979, in Kristiansand Zoo in southern Norway. Six weeks old he was rejected by his mother and lived with a human family for one year. A camera crew followed him during

    • June 2015

      My Uncle Zhou Enlai

      by Zhou Erliu

      My Uncle Zhou Enlai honestly and sincerely records the bounds and influence of Zhou Enlai’s conduct, behavior and idealism from the perspective of author Zhou Erliu’s family history, personal experiences, and strong data proof. This new, over 200,000-word

    • 2018

      Poems and biography of Li Taibai

      by Jin Taosheng

      This book is a biography written for the great poet Li Bai (Taibai) of the Tang Dynasty. Biography takes Li Bai's poetry as the key link. Through the in-depth interpretation of poetry, it reveals Li Bai's life and creative process, and reproduces the sorr

    • 2018

      Poems and biography of Du Fu

      by Jin Taosheng

      This book is a biography of the great poet Du Fu (Zi Mei) of the Tang Dynasty. Taking Du Fu's poetry as the key link, through the interpretation of poetry and implication, the poet's difficult and magnificent poetic life is reproduced, showing the grea

    • People & places (Children's/YA)
      October 2019

      50 Real Heroes for Boys

      True Stories of Courage, Integrity, Kindness, Empathy, Compassion, and More!

      by Christy Monson

      50 Real Heroes for Boys teaches young boys everywhere that being a man only requires being yourself—but your best self. Bright, colorful portraits by over a dozen international artists accompany true stories of men who knew that character—things

    • Memoirs
      October 2017

      A GIRL CALLED RENEE

      by Ruth Uzrad

      This is the unbelievable autobiographical story of Ruth Uzrad, a Jewish teenager whose life was turned upside down by the Nazi regime. After her father was arrested one night from their Berlin apartment by the Gestapo, Ruth’s mother sends 13 year

    • Historical fiction
      October 2016

      My Name is Vittoria

      by Dafna Vitale Ben Bassat

      Vittoria Vitale was born to a noble Jewish family in the north of Italy at the very same year that Mussolini met his Jewish lover. With the onset of World War II, her life is carried by a swirl of atrocities, decisions, farewells and remorse that will sca

    • Memoirs
      September 2019

      Raking Light from Ashes

      by Relli Robinson

      When Relli was just a baby, the Nazis occupied Poland and she, together with her parents, were imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto, a way station before death. This is the amazing story of Relli Robinson, who, thanks to kindhearted, courageous people and a

    • Historical fiction
      November 2017

      The Woman in White: An Extraordinary Life

      by Ada Aharoni

      This is a book about the remarkable life of Thea Woolf, the Head Nurse of the Jewish Hospital in Alexandria, Egypt, during World War II. She depicts how Muslim Egyptians helped Egyptian Jews save Jewish refugees during World War II, instilling hope to co-

    • Biography: general
      August 2017

      Shute

      The engineer who became a prince of storytellers

      by Richard Thorn

      Nevil Shute was a writer whose books were frequently looked down on by literary critics and yet when he died in 1960 he was one of the best selling novelists of his day. Today, books such as A Town Like Alice and On the Beac

    • Biography: general
      June 2018

      Knight: Yorkshireman, Storyteller, Spy

      by Greg Christie

      Biography of best-selling novelist, Eric Knight whose work was praised by the literary establishment of the 1930s, but whose greatest acheivements were overshadowed by his biggest hit - he was the author of 'Lassie Come-Home'.

    • February 2017

      Anton Stadler: The Life and Circumstances of "Mozart's Clarinettist": Facts, Dates, and Hypotheses for his Biography

      by Strebel, Harald

      The Viennese clarinettist Anton Paul Stadler (1753–1812) is known to most music-lovers only in the context of Mozart’s unique clarinet works. Who was this once famous virtuoso and Freemason who inspired composers and became Mozart’s friend? Born as the so

    • September 2013

      The Life and Works of Gottlieb Muffat

      by Dunlop, Alison J.

      Gottlieb Muffat (1690–1770) has been heralded as one of the first composers of keyboard music to display ‘distinctly Austrian traits’. In light of both the extent and quality of his œuvre, he was undoubtedly the single most important composer of keyboard

    • Biography: general
      October 2019

      Stille

      9 Porträts

      by Kaltenstein, Micky

      Munich, Vienna, New York, Salzburg - that´s where our protagonists live. Nine humans talk about their live and work - silence is what unites them. They find energy in moments of solitude or tranquility. Meet a violin maker,Marc Chagalls granddaughter and

    • Autobiography: business & industry
      November 2017

      $950 million in 40 minutes

      by Meshulam Riklis

      The billionaire Meshulam Riklis was a financial mastermind who built a world-wide business empire from scratch. He shares his secrets, providing valuable tips for life, for success, and for survival.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      March 2019

      Unerhörte Ostfrauen

      Lebensspuren in zwei Systemen

      by Händler, Ellen; Mitsching-Viertel, Uta

      Unheard and yet formative: these are the women from East Germany, who have their say in this book. Already in the 1960s, 70s and 80s they successfully reconciled work and family, rocked the child and excelled at their job. Unlike their female counterpa

    • Biography & True Stories
      October 2014

      Stepan Bandera: The Life and Afterlife of a Ukrainian Nationalist

      Fascism, Genocide, and Cult

      by Rossolinski-Liebe, Grzegorz

      "The Life and Afterlife of a Ukrainian Nationalist" is the first comprehensive and scholarly biography of the Ukrainian far-right leader Stepan Bandera and the first in-depth study of his political cult. In this fascinating book, Grzegorz Rossoli?ski-L

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