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Einstein

• <b>Author:</b> Walter Isaacson<p>By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers <i>Benjamin Franklin</i> and <i>Steve Jobs</i>, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein.<p>How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his …

How to Be a Woman

• <b>Author:</b> Caitlin Moran<p>“Caitlin Moran is the profane, witty and wonky best friend I wish I had. She’s the feminist rock star we need right now.”<br>—Ayelet Waldman, author of Bad Mother<p>“Caitlin Moran is so fabulous, so funny, so freshly feminist. I don’t want to be like her—I want to be her.” <br>—Peggy …

All But My Life

• <b>Author:</b> Gerda Weissmann Klein<p><i>All But My Life</i> is the unforgettable story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. From her comfortable home in Bielitz (present-day Bielsko) in Poland to her miraculous survival and her liberation by American troops--including the man …

American Rose

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Abbott<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>America was flying high in the Roaring Twenties. Then, almost overnight, the Great Depression brought it crashing down. When the dust settled, people were primed for a star who could distract them from reality. Enter Gypsy Rose Lee, a strutting, bawdy, …

The Slave Across the Street

• <b>Author:</b> Theresa L. Flores & PeggySue Wells<p>While more and more people each day become aware of the dangerous world of human trafficking, most people in the U.S. still believe this is something that happens to foreign women, men and children--not something that happens to their own.<p>In this powerful …

If I Live to Tell

• <b>Author:</b> Akeela Hayder Green & Michael Minkoff, Jr.<p>I looked at the picture in my passport. I hadn’t seen it in two years. There was my almost fifteen-year-old self—beautiful, naïve, expectant. I looked at the picture from different angles, then held it up to my face in the mirror. Everything I had …

The Life of Madame Mao

• <b>Author:</b> Ross Terrill<p>A peculiar facet of China's history is that its greatest villains have often been women. The evil Empress Wu lives on in legend, as does another ogre: the "White-Boned Demon," Madame Mao Zedong. On January 25, 1981, Jiang Qing, widow of Mao, was sentenced to death. Two years …

The Autobiography of Mark Twain

• <b>Author:</b> Charles Neider<p>Due to copyright restrictions, this eBook may not contain all of the images available in the print edition.<p>"Mark Twain's autobiography is a classic of American letters, to be ranked with the autobiographies of Benjamin Franklin and Henry Adams.... It has the marks of greatness …

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

• <b>Author:</b> Robert K. Massie<p><b>“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal</b> <b></b><br>The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of <i>Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra,</i> and <i>The Romanovs</i> returns with another masterpiece of narrative …

Midnight in Mexico

• <b>Author:</b> Alfredo Corchado<p>In the last six years, more than eighty thousand people have been killed in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there is a multibillion-dollar business. In a country where the powerful are rarely scrutinized, noted Mexican American journalist Alfredo Corchado refuses …

Call the Midwife

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Worth<p><b>The highest-rated drama in BBC history, Call the Midwife will delight fans of Downton Abbey</b><p>Viewers everywhere have fallen in love with this candid look at post-war London. In the 1950s, twenty-two-year-old Jenny Lee leaves her comfortable home to move into a convent and become …

Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die

• <b>Author:</b> Willie Nelson & Kinky Friedman<p>In Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, Willie Nelson muses about his greatest influences and the things that are most important to him, and celebrates the family, friends, and colleagues who have blessed his remarkable journey. Willie riffs on everything, from …

Lucky

• <b>Author:</b> Alice Sebold<p><b>The timeless, fearless, #1 New York Times bestselling memoir from the author of The Lovely Bones—a powerful account of her sexual assault at the age of eighteen and the harrowing trial that followed, now with a new afterword by the author.</b><p>In a memoir hailed for its searing …

eric forbes’s book addict’s guide to good books: The Constant Gardener

<p>TAN TWAN ENG, the author of <i>The Gift of Rain</i><br>and <i>The Garden of Evening Mists</i><p><b>SHANTINI SUNTHARAJAH learns that the seed of Malaysian novelist</b> …

Legacy of Bataan

Two years ago, while doing public readings of my World War II novel “In Her Mother’s Image,” I discovered that not too many people in this country …

Generation Return: Art and Justice Tour aims to break Cambodian stereotypes

A Cambodian-American artist who has returned to live in Phnom Penh is hitting Vancouver on a tour aimed at breaking cultural stereotypes about her …

A national tragedy & one woman'€™s quest for meaning

We want to believe in a just world where good things happen to good people and bad things only happen to bad people. We all expect that life will be …

Burma: Democracy veteran Win Tin warns of dark times ahead

<i>As the Burmese new year begins, democracy veteran U Win Tin warns that its transition is being threatened by dark forces as Aung San Suu Kyi</i> …

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Burma revokes pardon of dissident writer for ‘defaming’ police

Human rights activists slammed the Burmese government on Wednesday for revoking a prison amnesty granted to an opposition party member last year, …

A mentor to writers

Raul S. Gonzalez, whose recent death the Inquirer reported (5/18/13), was truly an outstanding man of letters. He was a writer, editor, educator, …

The 10 Indie Films You Must See This June

June is about to offer quite the selection to movie-goers, with over 30 films listed on Indiewire’s June calendar.<p>As an extension of our recent …

‘The Immigrant’ Director James Gray Tells His Cannes Critics To ‘Go F*** Themselves’ and Explains His Deeply Personal Connection to the Film

'The Immigrant' Director James Gray Tells His Cannes Critics To 'Go F*** Themselves' and Explains His Deeply Personal Connection to the Film<p>Labeled …

Exclusive: Haunting Black and White Poster for Whale Documentary ‘Blackfish’

Exclusive: Haunting Black and White Poster for Whale Documentary 'Blackfish'<p>Indiewire is pleased to announce the premiere of the poster for …

The 15 Shows, Doc Series and Original Movies You Should Watch This Summer

The traditional television season is over and we’re now in glorious summer — but what was once a TV dead zone full of reruns and disposable reality …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …