Biography

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SHACKLED: A JOURNEY FROM POLITICAL IMPRISONMENT TO FREEDOM

After a coup in Afghanistan puts his family on the wrong side of ruthless power, six-year-old Khaled Siddiq and his family endure years of political imprisonment.
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IN MY FATHER’S SHADOW

IN MY FATHER’S SHADOW commemorates the life of a man who made a big difference by doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
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JUST WHERE THEY WANTED TO BE

Ellen Sollinger Walker’s chronicle of her parents leaving the stability of suburbia for high adventure on the seas.
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WHY THEY STAY: SEX SCANDALS, DEALS AND HIDDEN AGENDAS OF NINE POLITICAL WIVES

Politics from a fresh angle, WHY THEY STAY offers a slightly cynical yet deeply affecting take on nine powerful relationships, examining philandering husbands and the fallout from their actions in largely US politics.
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#eSociety: In the Digital Age, No One Should Be Left Behind

Part memoir, part clarion call, #eSociety makes an impressive argument for how to democratize the tech industry for all classes.
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APPOINTMENT WITH YESTERDAY: A Novel in Four Parts

In this fictionalized memoir based on the author's life, young Yanni Sitakos grows up on the Greek island of Erytha, raised by his grandparents and surrounded by an eclectic extended family.
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MADAME BEY’S: HOME TO BOXING LEGENDS

An in-depth look at an unheralded female boxing trainer, and the cast of characters that defined her.
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A means to coping with sexual abuse by rejecting touch in: HUNGRY FOR TOUCH

With the help of an unconventional psychiatrist, a woman struggles to recover from childhood sexual abuse.
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A Nigerian-born American woman shares lessons learned from her struggles in: COURAGE TO PERSEVERE

A Nigerian-born American woman tells her life story and offers advice based on her struggles and success.
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Finding a positive way through the compulsions in: LIFE IN A WHIRLWIND OF NUMBERS 2ND EDITION 26 YEARS OF OCD

Dahlberg’s autobiography tells of his battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, also known as OCD, a debilitative mental condition that, unchecked, can destroy an individual’s life.
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A husband pens a loving biography of his wife in: CANDLELIGHT IN A STORM – BORN TO BE A BERLINER

In a time of war, chaos, and oppression, a gutsy young girl learns to survive, in this international saga penned by an admiring husband.
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PEACE BEHIND THE WIRE: A NONVIOLENT RESOLUTION

PEACE BEHIND THE WIRE: A NONVIOLENT RESOLUTION is the story of a revolutionary peace program which achieved success in some of the most violent prison populations in the nation.
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With energy and drive, a young man repeatedly recreates himself in: BURN ZONES

A driven and thoughtful young man finds success, failure, and life lessons in careers ranging from paper route to record industry executive to bicycling champion to real estate mogul.
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Rowdy

At first glance, ROWDY seems to be a book about the rebuilding of a NY40 Class racing yacht. However, it is actually three books: the recounting of how the boat was discovered and restored, the World War I diary of Rowdy’s first owner and finally, a description of upper class New York society between the wars.
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THE WILD ONES tells the story of one woman’s quest to save the wild mustangs of Nevada

A secretary turned animal activist paves the way to protect the wild mustangs of Nevada from cruel and inhumane capture.
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Diving for Pearls: A Thinking Journey with Hannah Arendt

DIVING FOR PEARLS is, in effect, a dual biography of Kathleen Jones and Hannah Arendt, a journey in which Jones explores Arendt's life and works for insight into her own life and the human condition in general.
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Dolly Vardon

This is the life story of Dolly Vardon, born as an illegitimate child to a Victorian cook, boarded out with a woman she called "Mums" Dodd for most of her childhood, and essentially sold as a teenage sex slave to Harry Sidney Nichols, a bookseller with a pornography obsession and a foot fetish.
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The Improbable Return Of Coco Chanel

Richard Parker has quite a tale to tell about his months working as Coco Chanel’s assistant during the design and construction of the Chanel Perfume Showroom in New York.
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Pulling Taffy

Pulling Taffy tells the story of Tinky Weisblat’s relationship with her mother, who is in the last year of her life due to the encroaching onslaught of Alzheimer’s.
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The Forger's Apprentice

Having failed to create much of a stir in the art world working under his own name, painter Elmyr de Hory carved out a niche as someone who could produce convincing forgeries.
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The Burly Man

Zachary Lewis, a.k.a “The Burly Man”, writes an insightful and intimate biographical journal disclosing his struggle with Polymyositis, a rare and painful autoimmune disorder.
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Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project

Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project is the true story of three young woman who, despite their own personal tragedies, get together to do a high school history project, only to stumble upon an unexpected shared passion for finding the truth.
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The Burly Man

Zachary Lewis, aka “The Burly Man”, writes an insightful and intimate biographical journal disclosing his struggle from his very first symptom until the definite diagnosis of Polymyositis, a rare and painful autoimmune disorder.