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Beatleness: How the Beatles and Their Fans Remade the World
Candy Leonard

Arcade Publishing, 2014

The Beatles arrived in the United States on February 7, 1964, and immediately became a constant, compelling presence in fans’ lives. For the next six years, the band presented a nonstop deluge of sounds, words, images, and ideas, transforming the childhood and adolescence of millions of baby boomers. Beatleness explains how the band became a source of emotional, intellectual, aesthetic, and spiritual nurturance in fans’ lives, creating a ...


An African Rebound: A Novel

Arcade Publishing, 2013

It is 1989, and Jim Keating has hit absolute rock bottom. He’s lost his wife to cancer, his house to bankruptcy, and his job as a college basketball coach to what many outsiders believed to be a racially insensitive career-ending decision. He has also just about lost his mind, having slipped into a bout of serious depression. Attempting to pick up the pieces and start life over, Jim returns home to Worcester and rents a small apartment. Word ...


By Dick Russell The Life and Ideas of James Hillman: Volume I: The Making of a Psychologist (1st First ...
Dick Russell

Arcade Publishing, 2013


How Can I Talk If My Lips Don't Move: Inside My Autistic Mind
Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

Arcade Publishing, 2008

An astounding new work by the author of The Mind Tree that offers a rare insight into the autistic mind and how it thinks, sees, and reacts to the world. When he was three years old, Tito was diagnosed as severely autistic, but his remarkable mother, Soma, determined that he would overcome the “problem” by teaching him to read and write. The result was that between the ages of eight and eleven he wrote stories and poems of exquisite beauty, ...


Hard Time: Life with Sheriff Joe Arpaio in America's Toughest Jail

Arcade Publishing, 2011

As told on Locked-Up Abroad "Raving Arizona," Shaun Attwood was a millionaire day trader in Phoenix, Arizona, but his hedonistic lifestyle of drugs and parties came to an abrupt end in 2002 when a SWAT team broke down his door. Attwood found himself on remand in Maricopa Jail with a $750,000 cash bond and all of his assets seized. The nightmare was only just beginning as he was submerged in a jail in which rival gangs vied for control, crystal ...


Reluctant Genius: Alexander Graham Bell and the Passion for Invention
Charlotte Gray

Arcade Publishing, 2011

The popular image of Alexander Graham Bell is that of an elderly American patriarch, memorable only for his paunch, his Santa Claus beard, and the invention of the telephone. In this magisterial reassessment based on thorough new research, acclaimed biographer Charlotte Gray reveals Bell’s wide-ranging passion for invention and delves into the private life that supported his genius. The child of a speech therapist and a deaf mother, and ...


Haiku: The Last Poems of an American Icon
Richard Wright

Arcade Publishing, 2012

Richard Wright, one of the early forceful and eloquent spokesmen for black Americans, author of the acclaimed Native Son and Black Boy , discovered the haiku in the last eighteen months of life. He attempted to capture, through his sensibility as an African-American, the elusive Zen discipline and beauty in depicting man’s relationship, not only to his fellow man as he had in the raw and forceful prose of his fiction, but to the natural ...


Our Lady of Infidelity: A Novel of Miracles
Jackie Parker

Arcade Publishing, 2014

It begins when a vision appears in a carwash window in the tiny, dusty desert town of Infidelity, a blip on the map just outside of Joshua Tree, California. Seven-year-old Luz Reyes, whose family was killed by death squads in her native land and whose mother is gravely ill, is the first to see it. Then Walt Adair, the divorced owner of the carwash. Then Zoe Luedke, the golden-haired stranger in search of her runaway husband. And even the child's ...


The Essay: A Novel

Arcade Publishing, 2012

Jimmy Lee Hickam grew up along Red Dog Road, a dead-end strip of gravel and mud buried deep in the bowels of Appalachian Ohio. It is the poorest road, in the poorest county, in the poorest region of the state. To make things worse, the name Hickam is synonymous with trouble. Jimmy Lee hails from a heathen mix of thieves, moonshiners, drunkards, and general anti-socials that for decades have clung to both the hardscrabble hills and the iron bars ...


The Boy at the Gate: A Memoir
Danny Ellis

Arcade Publishing, 2013

Danny Ellis is a survivor, strong and resilient. An acclaimed singer/songwriter, he is proud of the way  he handled his difficult past: poverty in the 1950s Dublin slums and the brutality of the Artane Industrial School. He felt as though he had safely disposed of it all, until one night, while writing the powerful song that would launch his highly-praised album, 800 Voices ("A searing testament." — Irish Times ), Danny's past crept back to ...


A Boy and His Bunny
Sean Bryan

Arcade Publishing, 2011

“Amusing . . . warrants repeated readings.”— School Library Journal 32 color illustrations


Under the Eye of the Clock
Christopher Nolan

Arcade Publishing, 2000

" Deprived of oxygen for two hours at birth, Christopher Nolan almost died, but he lived to write, at age twenty-one, this award-winning autobiography, told as the story of one Joseph Meehan. Nolan's birth injuries left him quadriplegic and completely unable to communicate, so for years no one suspected that his mind, though imprisoned in an inert body, was burning to express his innermost thoughts and ideas to not only his family but the ...


The Canal Bridge: A Novel of Ireland, Love, and the First World War
Tom Phelan

Arcade Publishing, 2014

In 1913, before there is a rumor of war in Europe, two lifelong friends from Ballyrannel in the Irish midlands, Matthias “Matt” Wrenn and Con Hatchel, decide to see the world at the expense of the king of England and join the British army. A year later, while en route to India, their troop ship is recalled and they find themselves in the slaughterhouse that was World War I. As stretcher bearers, the two men witness the horrors of the ...


Universe on a T-Shirt: The Quest for the Theory of Everything
Dan Falk

Arcade Publishing, 2011

The search for a Unified Theory is full of quirky personalities, interesting tales, and moments of brilliance—high science and high drama.


Dragon Songs: Love and Adventure among Crocodiles, Alligators, and Other Dinosaur Relations

Arcade Publishing, 2013

A born naturalist and a fearless traveler, Vladimir Dinets wrote travel guides, conducted field research, and lived a couple of lives before he was accepted into the PhD program in zoology at the University of Miami. He thought crocodiles were a dead-end research topic—survivors from the age of the dinosaurs but not much else—until he witnessed groups of up to seventy alligators performing mating choruses that included infrasound ...


A Girl and Her Gator
Sean Bryan

Arcade Publishing, 2006

In this hilarious follow-up to the acclaimed A Boy and His Bunny, Claire--the sister of the "boy who one day woke up with a bunny on his head--discovers that she too has a strange new condition: When she looks in the mirror, there is a gator in her hair! What is she to do? Bound to delight and entertain young children and their parents, Claire and her gator show kids that being different can be all right and even fun!


Under the Eye of the Clock
Christopher Nolan

Arcade Publishing, 2011

The stirring, and inspiring, autobiography of a young man who almost died at birth but survived—though unable to speak or move.


The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady
edith holden

arcade publishing, 1989


Sorcerer's Apprentice: An Incredible Journey into the World of India's Godmen
Tahir Shah

Arcade Publishing, 2011

Sorcerer’s Apprentice is the amazing story of Shah’s apprenticeship to one of India’s master conjurers, Hakim Feroze, and his initiation into the brotherhood of Indian godmen. Told with self-deprecating wit, panache, and an eye for the outlandish, it is an account of a magical journey across India. Feroze teaches the author the basics of his craft, such as sleights of hand, immersing his hands in boiling oil and lead, and—Aaron’s ...


Wise Thoughts for Every Day: On God, Love, Spirit, and Living a Good Life
Leo Tolstoy

Arcade Publishing, 2005

A treasury of timeless wisdom that the great author of War and Peace considered to be his most important and lasting contribution to humanity.During the last years of his life, Leo Tolstoy kept one book invariably on his desk, read and reread it to his family, and recommended it to all his friends. This was his compendium of wise thoughts gathered over the course of a decade from his wide-ranging readings in philosophy and religion and from his ...



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