Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ramachandra Guha
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The second and concluding volume of the magisterial biography that began with the acclaimed, Gandhi Before India: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one of the most abidingly influential--and controversial--men in world history.

This volume opens with Mohandas Gandhi's arrival in Bombay in January 1915 and takes us through his epic struggles ov
Untitled Memoir
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   STEPHEN CARTER
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

The bestselling author delves into his past and discovers the inspiring story of his grandmother's extraordinary life

She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in New York of the 1930s -- and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, t

Shotguns and Stagecoaches: The Brave Men Who Rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   John Boessenecker
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The true stories of the Wild West heroes who guarded the iconic Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains, battling colorful thieves, vicious highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives.The phrase "riding shotgun" was no teenage game to the men who guarded stagecoaches and trains the Western frontier. Armed with sawed-off, double-barreled shotguns and an occasional
The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   WINSTON GROOM
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
Best-selling author Winston Groom tells the complex story of how Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin--the three iconic and vastly different Allied leaders--aligned to win World War II and created a new world order.

By the end of World War II, 59 nations were arrayed against the axis powers, but three great Allied leaders--Franklin Roosevelt, W
The Dark Heart: A True Story of Greed, Murder, and an Unlikely Investigator
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Joakim Palmkvist
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A chilling true crime story of poisonous family secrets, love gone wrong, and a cold case that refused to stay buried ... In late summer of 2012, millionaire landowner Goran Lundblad went missing from his farm in Sweden. When a search yielded nothing, and all physical evidence had seemingly disappeared, authorities had little to go on - except a disturbing phone call fiv
I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Nietzsche
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sue Prideaux
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A groundbreaking new biography of philosophy's greatest iconoclast

Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures in philosophy, and his concepts - the Ãœbermensch, the will to power, slave morality - have fundamentally reshaped our understanding of the human condition. But what do most people really know of Nietzsche - beyond the mustache, the
The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Deborah Blum
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of how food was made safe in the United States and the heroes, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, who fought for change

By the end of nineteenth century, food was dangerous. Lethal, even. "Milk" might contain formaldehyde, most of
Fame: The Hijacking of Reality
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   JUSTINE BATEMAN
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
"Instead of crashing and burning, Bateman has found a life outside the maelstrom, ably described in this sharp, take-no-prisoners book."--Kirkus Reviews"Bateman delivers a blisteringly honest analysis of fame and her years in and out of the spotlight...Bateman's impassioned narrative points out to those who relentlessly seek fame that rather than a ble
Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ANDREA WARNER
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

"Buffy Sainte-Marie is an icon and inspiration. This book is necessary - an authorized insight into the making of a legend." - Terese Marie Mailhot, author of Heart Berries

A powerful, intimate look at the life of a beloved folk icon and activist.

Folk hero. Songwriter icon. Living legend. Buffy Sainte-Marie is all of these things and more. In

Everything Lost Is Found Again: Four Seasons in Lesotho
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Will McGrath
Format:   Paperback

Description:
Funny and heartfelt, this amalgamation of memoir and essay collection tells the story of twenty months the author spent in Lesotho, the small, landlocked kingdom surrounded by South Africa. There he finds a spirit of joyful absurdity and resolve, surrounded by people who take strangers' hands as they walk down the road, people who -- with sweetest face -- drop the di