• Biography & True Stories
      October 2017

      Found and Lost

      Mittens, Miep, and Shovelfuls of Dirt

      by Alison Leslie Gold

      Starting with supervision of her primary school's 'Lost andultimately led to her salvation Found' depot, Gold charts her need to save objects, stories, and people - including herself - that she sensed to be on a road to perdition. Following the d

    • Memoirs
      October 2017


      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

    • 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

    • August 2019

      Alles außer fern

      Wie ich mich (fast unfallfrei) integriert habe - und die anderen auch

      by Konrad, Ksenia

      RAUS AUS DER PULSIERENDEN METROPOLE MOSKAU, HINEIN IN DIE BESCHAULICHE TIROLER PROVINZ Diesen Schritt wagte die russische Germanistin Ksenia Konrad. Wie es ist, sich AN EINEM FREMDEN ORT ZURECHTZUFINDEN, exotisch anmutende Gepflogenheiten richtig deuten z

    • Literary studies: post-colonial literature
      May 2017

      Memoir and Identity in Welsh Patagonia

      Voices from a Settler Community in Argentina

      by Geraldine Lublin

      The tensions and ambivalences emerging from four memoirs written in Welsh and Spanish by Welsh Patagonians towards the end of the twentieth century are explored, to foreground a broader panorama of what it means to be a Welsh descendant in Patagonia in a

    • Memoirs

      Memoir of a Cold War Soldier

      by Richard Mack (author)

      Fifty years after America’s involvement in the Korean War began, Richard E. Mack’s memories of his time spent on the front lines are still strong and clear. In Memoir of a Cold War Soldier, he recalls his service in front-line combat infantry

    • Self-help & personal development

      Write Your Memoir

      The Soul Work of Telling Your Story

      by Allan G. Hunter

    • Family & health
      July 2012

      My Boy - A memoir

      by Anthony James

      This little book tells of the sad but inspiring story and his addicted son coming together in the valley of the shadow of death. There is poignancy, sadness but also love and redemption. It is inspiring and will give hope and help to thousa

    • Humour

      More Ketchup than Salsa

      Confessions of a Tenerife Barman

      by Joe Cawley

      Childhood sweethearts, Joe and Joy are broke and bored. They’re also tired of smelling of fish.When offered the chance to escape from the dreary market stalls of England to run a bar on a sub-tropical island, they recklessly jump at t

    • Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
      April 2009

      Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin and Records of a Family of Engineers

      by Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson

      Fleeming Jenkin was one of the men Stevenson most loved and admired; the memoir was written to accompany a posthumous collection of Jenkin's writings. The Records are an incomplete family history.

    • Health & Personal Development
      March 2019

      A Solitary Confinement

      Always look on the bright side, even though you’re paralysed from the neck downwards

      by Robin Sheppard

      Robin Sheppard had always seemed liked a lucky guy! Proud father of two sons: Sam the eldest (the musical/wordy one) and Charlie (the artistic/sporty one). Still good friends with his first wife Georgina and partnered by the effervescent and indomitable S

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      October 2017

      Living the Cold War

      Memoirs of a British Diplomat

      by Christopher Mallaby, Peter Hennessy

      The centrepiece of this memoir by Sir Christopher Mallaby, former British Ambassador in Germany and France, is the unification of Germany in 1990, the culmination of years of work by Sir Christopher and his colleagues. He held different views from the Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher. He saw unification as the key to ending the Cold War with a peaceful victory for the West and the liberation of millions in eastern and central Europe from Soviet control. She disliked the Germans and opposed unification. Christopher Mallaby writes vividly of many other people, places and events. He and his wife were a young couple in Moscow during the Cuba crisis, and knew they might be destroyed by American nuclear weapons. He explains why Khrushchev took such a huge risk and why he yielded to President Kennedy. 'Living the Cold War' describes the work of diplomats and leaders on many other fronts, from dealing with the threat of the Soviet Union to Britain’s attempt to persuade Argentina to withdraw peacefully from the Falklands. The author brings different experiences alive, including the KGB’s harassment of diplomats in Moscow and the fascination of his time as Ambassador in France. In doing so, he shows what diplomats can really achieve. He mixes amusing incidents with an insider's insights on crucial world events.

    • Biography & True Stories
      October 2011

      Titanic Voices

      63 Survivors Tell Their Extraordinary Stories

      by Hannah Holman

      The collected memoirs of 63 survivors of the sinking of the Titanic. There were 712 survivors of the Titanic disaster and their horrific experience has captivated readers and movie goers for almost 100 years. But what was it actually like for a woman to say goodbye to her husband? For a mother to leave her teenage sons? For the unlucky many who found themselves in the freezing Atlantic waters (a few did live to tell the tale)? TITANIC VOICES is the most comprehensive collection of Titanic survivors' accounts ever published and includes many unpublished, and long forgotten accounts, unabridged, together with an authoritative editorial commentary. It is also the first book to include substantial accounts from women survivors - most of the previously well known accounts were written by men.

    • Biography & True Stories
      November 2007

      9 1/2 Years Behind the Green Door, A Memoir

      A Mitchell Brothers Stripper Remembers Her Lover Artie Mitchell, Hunter S. Thompson, and the Killing That Rocked San Francisco

      by Simone Corday

      It's the 80's and we are behind the scenes at the Mitchell Brothers O'Farrell Theater, which gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson called "the Carnegie Hall of public sex in America." The theater and its steamy live shows are a countercultural venue for

    • December 2019

      Personal Effects

      Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

      by Nancy Caronia, Edvige Giunta

      In the best tradition of DeSalvo's writing, the essays skillfully blend literary and cultural criticism with creative non-fiction.

    • January 2010

      The Power of Memoir

      How to Write Your Healing Story

      by Linda Myers

      A groundbreaking work for healing long-term emotional problems The Power of Memoir is a pioneering how-to book that provides a new step-by-step program to use memoir writing as a therapeutic process. By going through these steps you'll le

    • April 2013

      An Accidental Statistician

      The Life and Memories of George E. P. Box

      by George E. P. Box

      Celebrating the life of an admired pioneer in statistics In this captivating and inspiring memoir, world-renowned statistician George E. P. Box offers a firsthand account of his life and statistical work. Writing in an engaging, cha

    • March 2013

      Memoir Writing For Dummies

      by Ryan Van Cleave

      The fast and easy way to write your memoir Memoir writing is a growing phenomenon, and not just by celebrities and politicians. Everyone has a story to tell, and Memoir Writing For Dummies provides hopeful writers with the tools they need

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