John Perry Barlow wrote 30 songs for the Grateful Dead--and
that's just the start to a Zelig-like life that took him from a
childhood as Wyoming ranching royalty to friendships with Neal
Cassady, Steve Jobs, and JFK Jr.
Mother American Night is the heartrendingly sad,
hysterically funny, and often unbelievable yet always completely
true story of a singular individual.
A timely and captivating memoir about gender identity set
against the backdrop of the transgender equality movement, by a
leading activist and the National Press Secretary for the Human
Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights
In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala’s Beasts of No
Nation by way of Christopher McDougall’s Born to
Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy
soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling
as director of a world-renowned African children’s
At the National Council of Churches, Robert Spike had organized
American churches to support the passage of both the Civil Rights
Act and Voting Rights Act, to march in Selma and to organize in
Mississippi. An important white leader in the black civil rights
struggle, he helped the LBJ White House pass legislation and write
crucial civil rights speeches.
Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary
What Happened, Miss Simone., an intimate and vivid look at
the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist
who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil
Both a memoir and a brilliant work of investigative
journalism, Full Body Burden is a detailed, shocking account
of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the
toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats, and of local
residents' vain search for justice.
In the most inspiring speech of his career, Ted Kennedy once vowed.
"For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on,
the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never
Unlike his martyred brothers, John and Robert, whose lives were cut
off before the promise of a better future could be realized, Ted
lived long enough to make many promises come true.