Biographies

Writing Across The Landscape Lawrence Ferlinghetti

WRITING ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE: TRAVEL JOURNALS 1950-2013 gives readers a view of Ferlinghetti's adventure-filled life using mostly unpublished, handwritten notebooks. There are reports on his war years, his time in Cuba and Haiti and even his journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway. These pages are packed...

Afternoons with Harper Lee Wayne Flynt

AFTERNOONS WITH HARPER LEE is an open window into the life of one of the literary world's most private icons, written by the one who knew her best. It is full of personal stories and laughter, as well as never-before-revealed biographical insights. Harper Lee would love this book - so will you!

 

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Between Them: Remembering My Parents Richard Ford

BETWEEN THEM: REMEMBERING MY PARENTS is Richard Ford's first work of nonfiction, and his most intimate and tender. It is his memory of his parent's lives, as well as a look at his own childhood. Included are personal family photographs. The story is told with complete candor, as well as warm humor.

 

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Act Like You Got Some Sense: And Other Things My Daughters Taught Me Jamie Foxx

 
ACT LIKE YOU GOT SOME SENSE: AND OTHER THINGS MY DAUGHTERS TAUGHT ME opens Jamie Foxx like you’ve never seen him before. It’s up close and personal, while extremely entertaining.
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Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews Ted Geltner

BLOOD, BONE, AND MARROW: A BIOGRAPHY OF HARRY CREWS gives a true look at the outlaw writer whose personal life rivaled that of his darkest characters.

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Ted Geltner on the title page while on tour with Michael Connelly (who wrote the...

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf

MOST BLESSED OF THE PATRIARCHS: THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE EMPIRE OF THE IMAGINATION is a character study by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and her co author who is America's leading Jefferson scholar. The book follows Jefferson from birth to death and not only gives a true picture of the man, but dispels many of the...

The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music Dave Grohl

THE STORYTELLER is a remarkable memoir, biography and collection of personal life stories and private photographs that will delight music fans around the world.
 
THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Dave Grohl on a special page bound into the book. It is a new, unread,...

Santa Claus Is for Real: A True Christmas Fable about the Magic of Believing Charles Edward Hall

SANTA CLAUS IS FOR REAL: A TRUE CHRISTMAS FABLE ABOUT THE MAGIC OF BELIEVING is indeed a warm and fuzzy true tale that will delight all ages when Charles Edward Hall explains how he became Santa. 

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed by Charles on our specially designed Santa...

Offensive Conduct: My Life on the Line John Hannah

OFFENSIVE CONDUCT: MY LIFE ON THER LINE is an inside look at both college and pro football and chronicles the ups and downs of a driven, successful athlete, ultimately and completely redeemed through grace and faith. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of...

Tiger & Phil: Golf's Most Fascinating Rivalry Bob Harig

TIGER AND PHIL: GOLF'S MOST FASCINATING RIVALRY is written by the man most qualified to bring the story to life. Bob Harig has covered both of these superstars since the beginning of their careers and has conducted dozens of one-on-one interviews with each. This is a rivalry like no other in sports and the book is...