Recounts the author's semester investigating Liberty University, the late Jerry Falwell's fundamentalist evangelical training college, describing how he and his classmates were instructed in the ways of strict biblical literalism.
A gay New York Times Styles columnist describes his misadventures with managing his widowed octogenarian father's dating life, an effort marked by his attempts to screen prospects, his father's obsession with bridge, and the author's own quest for love. 30,000 first printing.
A riveting memoir of a young doctor trying to heal a village on the brink of devastation chronicles the unthinkable cost of war for one community and a man's courageous effort to bring about lasting change, in spite of the many losses he endures.
In a poignant memoir of love and war, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist presents the journal of her fiancé, a dedicated career soldier killed in Iraq, in which he records the events of the war, his grief over losing men in battle, and advice to his infant son on every aspect of life. 200,000 first printing.
The Academy Award-winning actor and author of The Measure of a Man shares life lessons as imparted to his great-granddaughter, in an inspirational collection that touches on such topics as his boyhood memories of the Bahamas, the race barriers of pre-civil rights Hollywood, and his contributions as a diplomat and humanitarian. Reprint.
Relates the story of the author's grandparents, an interracial couple in early twentieth-century Alabama who were able to build a strong family and establish a unique cultural and racial identity in spite of Jim Crow laws.
Gives readers a front row seat to the secret inner workings of China's government. It is the story of Premier Zhao Ziyang, who tried to stop the Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989, and was dethroned for his efforts.
The Story of a Young Courageous Man Who Persevered Over OCD and the Harvard Doctor Who Broke All the Rules to Help Him
Documents the struggles of a twenty-four-year-old athlete whose life was halted by a debilitating form of OCD and the painful journey toward recovery he made with the assistance and friendship of a dedicated Harvard physician.
The humorist and advice columnist for "Ask Amy" describes her inspirational, haphazard experiences with divorce, traveling throughout the country, and resettling in her hometown, where her extended family helped her to raise her daughter.