The world's most famous former computer hacker, now a security consultant, describes his life on the run from the FBI creating fake identities, finding jobs at a law firm and a hospital, and keeping tabs on his pursuers.
The lead guitarist for The Rolling Stones recounts his life, from a youth obsessed with Chuck Berry to the formation of the Stones and their subsequent stardom, and discusses his problems with drugs, the death of Brian Jones, and his relationship with Mick Jagger.
A narrative on politics throughout the final decades of the nineteenth century focuses on the career of Speaker of the House Thomas Reed while offering insight into the influence of corruption, industrial growth, and populist protests.
A portrait of the motorcycle icon reveals the complexities and controversial aspects of his private world, offering insight into his contradictory relationships and the experiences and personal demons that compelled him to repeatedly risk his life.
The author of Sellevision describes his bizarre coming-of-age years after his adoption by his mother's psychiatrist, during which he witnessed such misadventures as a fake suicide attempt, a pedophile's life in a barn, and front-lawn family/patient sleepovers. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
The mother of the bestselling memoirists Augusten Burroughs and John Elder Robison finally tells her own heartbreaking story of her Southern Gothic childhood, tormented marriage, motherhood, mental breakdown, and journey back to sanity and contentment, in luminous, evocative prose.
A former chief White House correspondent reveals how during a crossroads in his personal and professional life he learned about his late father's marathon achievements and resolved to run the 2009 New York Marathon himself.
Profiles the life and career of one of the most prolific stuntmen in movies, who has worked with stars including Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, and Tom Cruise.
After her son is diagnosed with a developmental disorder, the author, a Wordsworth scholar who embraced the ideals of nature and innocence celebrated in the poet's work, explores how our adult hopes and illusions for our children and ourselves transform with experience. 50,000 first printing.
The grandson of political philosopher Sidney Hook and ivy-league educated former clerk for a federal judge recounts his decision to leave the professional world to experiment with the norms and conventions of society, an effort that prompted him to don women's skirts and espadrilles as part of an effort to define himself. A first book.
A Navy SEAL Team Six sniper traces the story of how he became an elite soldier while recounting the dramatic mission that nearly cost him his life, offering insider perspectives on his team's extensive training process at the Marines' Scout Sniper School.
A U.S. release of an award-winning Canadian memoir traces the author's efforts to understand the extremely rare genetic mutation that causes his son to possess an unusual facial appearance, an inability to speak and a compulsion to hit himself, a disorder for which the author has traveled the world to speak with medical specialists and connect with other affected families. 35,000 first printing.
The author of I'm Not the New Me irreverently retraces the pioneer journeys of the Ingalls family as depicted in the famous Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, identifying its fictional and factual aspects while visiting the historical sites where young Laura grew up.