Follows an extraordinary princess who, at the age of 31, secretly went to India and returned as a revolutionary to fight for Indian independence, the welfare of Indian soldiers in World War I and women's suffrage.
A feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine presents a memoir comprised of reflections on definitive events in her career, from her time on the campaign trail and interactions with forefront political leaders to her visits to India and her encounters with civilian feminists.
Told through the author's own evolving understanding of the subject over the course of his life comes a bold and personal investigation into America's racial history and its contemporary echoes.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author reflects on his life and times from the vantage point of 100 years of age, including his work on Fred Allen's radio shows, his World War II military service, his long-time marriage and the surprising inspirations of his written works.
The extreme climber famed for his solo ascents without ropes, partners, or gear describes his seven most significant achievements, including a free-solo climb up Mexico's Sendero Luminoso and the Fitz Traverse ascent in Patagonia.
This definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement. "In the first sweeping history of Parks's life, Theoharis shows us that Parks not only sat down on the bus, but stood on the right side of justice for her entire life." —Julian Bond, chairman emeritus, NAACP.
Draws on interviews and firsthand personal observations extending throughout a twenty-five-year period with both Phillips and legendary Sun Records artists to explain the label's unique and influential integration of new music styles.
The award-winning actress tells her life story through the letters she's written to the men in her life, both real and hypothetical, including the grandfather she never knew, a priest from childhood, past boyfriends and the uncle of the baby girl she adopted.
A collection of 20 original, unstinting essays by the young YouTube vlogger and creator of Not Cool shares intimate insights into his personal life, highlighting moments from his childhood, his rise on YouTube and his experiences as a filmmaker.
The comic book author and creator of such famous comic-book characters as Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk describes his early struggles in the comic book industry of the 1940s and 1950s and his emergence as a world famous cartoonist.
The creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal details the one-year experiment that transformed her life, revealing how accepting unexpected invitations she would have otherwise declined enabled powerful benefits.