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My Old Neighborhood Remembered: A Memoir
Avery Corman

Barricade Books, 2014

My Old Neighborhood Remembered is a lyrical remembrance of neighborhood life that has vanished from the culture. Best-selling author Avery Corman vividly recreates the vibrant, colorful neighborhood where he grew up – in the Bronx of the 1940s and 1950s. He recalls candy stores and bookmakers, egg creams and double feature movies, street games like stickball and Johnny- on-the-pony, school days of a different era, social mores that ...


Roosevelt and the Holocaust
Robert Beir, Brian Josepher

Barricade Books, 2006

There is a great debate among historians about Franklin Delano Roosevelt's actions during the Holocaust. Was FDR the hero that defeated the Germans, or did he turn a blind eye to the plight of the Jews as long as he possibly could? In Roosevelt and the Holocaust, Robert Beir analyzes specific actions and legislation to get at the truth behind Roosevelt's role in the Holocaust. Beir has a unique perspective. He is a Jew who was raised during the ...


Living the Martial Way: A Manual for the Way a Modern Warrior Should Think
Forrest E. Morgan

Barricade Books, 1992

A step-by-step approach to applying the Japanese warrior's mind set to martial training and daily life.


Gaming the Game: The Story Behind the NBA Betting Scandal and the Gambler Who Made It Happen
Sean Patrick Griffin

Barricade Books, 2011

In June 2007, the FBI informed the NBA that one of its referees, Tim Donaghy, was the subject of a probe into illegal gambling. Within months, the public knew the broad outlines of a scheme involving Donaghy betting on games he officiated with a co-conspirator, longtime Donaghy acquaintance and professional gambler Jimmy Baba Battista. They were joined in the scandal by a mutual childhood friend, Tommy Martino. By November 2008, each man had ...


When AA Doesn't Work For You: Rational Steps to Quitting Alcohol
Albert Ellis

Barricade Books, 1992

The first book that applies the insights of rational-emotive therapy to the recovery from problem drinking.


The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents
William A. Degregorio

Barricade Books, 2013

This unique reference volume has been updated to include the results of the highly controversial 2012 election. The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents contains more in-depth information about every U.S. president to hold office than any other single book. A factual, unbiased look at all of our chief executives, this book chronicles their lives, their administrations, their friends and foes, theirsuccesses and failures.


I'll Do My Own Damn Killing

Barricade Books, 2006

People know of the notorious Benny Binion for opening the Horseshoe and becoming the most successful casino owner in Las Vegas. But before he became the patron saint of World Series Poker, Binion lead the Texas underground in a vicious, nefarious gambling war that lasted over fifteen years. With electrifying details and piquant style, author Gary Sleeper presents the previously unseen details of Benny Binion's life leading up to his infamous Las ...


Sharon Tate and the Manson Murders
Greg King

Barricade Books, 2000

In this biography of Sharon Tate, Greg King recreates the story of Tate's career, her marriage to Polanski, and her relationships with Hollywood's most famous names. King also brings to vivid life the complete account of the tate murders, describes the lengthy search for the killers. and includes previousl unpublished police and detective reports, trail transcripts and letters from Charles Manson to "squeaky Fromme." More importantly, this is ...


The Turner Diaries: A Novel
Andrew MacDonald, Dr. William Pierce

Barricade Books, 1978

At 9:02 am on Wednesday April 19, 1995, two tons of explosives ripped apart the federal office building in Oklahoma City and the psyche of America. The worst case of domestic terrorism in our history, this explosion killed 169 men, women, and children. The author of this book has written, If [this book] had been available to the general public . . . the Oklahoma bombing would not have come as such a surprise. It has been considered by the ...


Encyclopedia of Unusual Sex Practices
Brenda Love

Barricade Books, 1992

This unusual volume contains more than 700 entries and 150 original and sometimes shocking illustrations. Brenda Love covers strange methods of arousal as will as hundreds of bizarre sex activities such as erotic balls, and love potions.


Cigar City Mafia: A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld
Scott M. Deitche

Barricade Books, 2005

Bootleggers, gambling, ringleaders, arsonists, narcotics dealers and gang murders—a variety of characters flourished in the era known as Prohibition, and Tampa, Florida was where they battled for supremacy of the criminal underworld.


The Secret Life of Bob Hope: An Unauthorized Biography
Arthur Marx

Barricade Books, 1993

Reveals how Hope's image as a happily married entertainer of U.S. troops was a myth created to hide his womanizing, the casting couch he operated out of his office, and his sadistic treatment of his staff. 30,000 first printing.


A Cop's Tale--NYPD: The Violent Years: A Detectives Firsthand Account of Murder and Mayhem (Barricade Crime)

Barricade Books, 2009

A Cop's Tale focuses on New York City's most violent and corrupt years, the 1960s to early 1980s. Jim O'Neil - a former NYPD cop - delivers a rare look at the brand of law enforcement that ended Frank Lucas's grip on the Harlem drug trade, his cracking open of the Black Liberation Army case, and his experience as the first cop on the scene at the Dog Day Afternoon bank robbery.


The Mafia and the Machine: The Story of the Kansas City Mob
Frank Hayde

Barricade Books, 2010

The story of the American Mafia is not complete without a chapter on Kansas City. The City of Fountains has appeared in the The Godfather, Casino, and The Sopranos, but many Midwesterners are not aware that Kansas City has affected the fortunes of the entire underworld. In The Mafia and the Machine, author Frank Hayde ties in every major name in organized crime-Luciano, Bugsy, Lansky-as well as the city's corrupt police force.


My Life with Groucho: A Son's Eye View
Arthur Marx

Barricade Books, 1992

Groucho Marx became world famous as the fast talking, wisecracking man with the moustache and the big cigar. That was his public image. but there was another Groucho--a warm, loving family man. This biography of one of America's most brilliant comedians is also the account of an intimate father-son relationship. Arthur Marx tells of his own stormy life with his father and what it was like to grow up with the Marx Brothers.


An Uncommon Journey: From Vienna to Shanghai to America - A Brother and Sister Escape the Nazis
Deborah Strobin, Ilie Wacs

Barricade Books, 2014

Now in paperback, Uncommon Journey is the true story of a Jewish brother and sister who fled their native Austria in September 1938, a week before war broke out. Destination? Shanghai. Uncommon Journey addresses the universal issues of persecution and the will to survive. This unique memoir is told by siblings ten years apart who share very different memories, often of the same events. The truth becomes a mosaic with many facets, ...


Sex and The Single Girl: Before There Was Sex in the City, There Was (Cult Classics)
Helen Gurley Brown

Barricade Books, 2003

Helen Gurley Brown tells women how to fill their lives with romance and delectable men. Sexual attitudes may have changed, but the art of being a woman has not.


The Rise and Fall of the Cleveland Mafia: Corn Sugar and Blood
Rick Porrello

Barricade Books, 2004

First published in September 2004, one of Barricade’s best-selling true crime titles is coming back in print in paperback to coincide with the film release of “To Kill The Irishman”. With a new Introduction by the author, The Rise and Fall of the Cleveland Mafia is the fascinating chronicle of a once mighty crime family's birth, rise to power, and eventual collapse. The Cleveland crime family was third in power after New York City and ...


The Housekeeper's Diary: Charles and Diana Before the Breakup
Wendy Berry

Barricade Books, 1995

The housekeeper of Prince Charles and Diana for seven years chronicles the slow disintegration of their fairy tale marriage, which included illicit visitors, Diana's bulimia, and Charles's nocturnal excursions and obsession with his house. 50,000 first printing. First serial, Star Magazine. IP.


The Annotated AA Handbook: A Companion to the Big Book
Frank Dwyer

Barricade Books, 2000

Here is an invaluable tool for all new and present AA members because it makes the famous and complex bible easy to understand.



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