Memoir / History

"I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages.
You can't divorce a book." - Gloria Swanson

"Memoirs are the backstairs of history." - George Meredith

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." - Winston Churchill

Memoirs are personal history. Just like autobiographies. History books often take a larger view, examining past events with present-day insight. All of these forms contribute to our collective memory as a society.
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Atlantis Rises Atlantis Rises - What We Know of Atlantis and Lost Lemuria
by W. Scott-Elliot, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
This classic tome tells you about Atlantis and Lemuria, ancient civilizations that exist only as legends. Theosophist William Scott-Elliot looks beyond the myth and attempts to unravel the history. Believe or not, this account will fascinate and entertain those looking for theories about these fabled lands. Buy and/or Read More

Join My Club II Join My Club: Do You Believe in Miracles?
The Ultimate Survivor Story (Volume II)

by D Basil MulQueen, $3.99 ebook, $17.95 paperback
In Join My Club’s second volume, this gripping nonfiction love story shows how miracles do happen as faith, hope and love ultimately win out for this cursed yet blessed All-American family. Buy and/or Read More

Join My Club Join My Club: The Chickens Come Home to Roost
The Ultimate Survivor Story (Volume I)

by D Basil MulQueen, $3.99 ebook, $17.95 paperback
The journey starts in the 1960s with the true-life story of a father and son who become estranged but in the 1970s reunite to face death together as they both battle devastating cancer diagnoses at the same time. Buy and/or Read More

Live Fast, Die Young Live Fast, Die Young & Leave A Good-Looking Corpse: A Memoir of the 1970s
by Richard Vetere, $5.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Richard Vetere offers a collection of 8 short stories that form a memoir of life in New York and its boroughs for a teenager with long greasy hair, blue jeans and jacket, and brown suede shows – a tossup between the poet Lord Byron and Paul Newman’s character in The Hustler. Buy and/or Read More

A Southern Lawyer Who Became a MysticA Southern Lawyer Who Became a Mystic
By Sloan Bashinsky, $2.99 ebook, $9.95 paperback
Sloan Bashinsky delivers three short books in this new collection. Part One: A Few Remarkable Alabama People I Have Known. Part Two: Law & Spirit; Part Three: Spontaneous Ramblings On Soul Alchemy. You might think it a strange journey, but it’s one that will fascinate, inform, and entertain. Buy and/or Read More

The BridgeThe Bridge
by Jack Mazur $3.99 ebook, $14.95
We love Jack Mazur’s blog, “Jack and his palm trees.” He likes to muse about life on the weird and wonderful island of Key West. In this new collection, Jack shares observations that come to him while walking around the island.
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Freelance WritingFreelance Writing: Down In the Foxhole with
Pencil, Notepad and Camera

by Richard T. Edwards, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
This book is: A helpful do-it-yourself manual that shares Richard T. Edwards’ proven tips as a freelance writer … and a memoir of his experiences during the Vietnam War. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Once In NamOnce In Nam, Always In Nam
by Richard T. Edwards, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Does this sound like your typical Vietnam book? Richard T. Edwards rebuilt an AH-1G Cobra almost by himself, get left on Firebase T Bone, met the 5th Dimension in Osaka, Japan, got flown up to the DMZ, rode shotgun on a trash truck filled with C-4 donated by the grunts? Buy and/or Read More >>>

vBill Nye’s Comic History of the Western World - (up to 1900 more or less) - illustrated - A 2-IN-1 Book containing Bill Nye’s Comic History of the United States and Bill Nye’s Comic History of England
by Bill Nye, $3.99 ebook, $19.95 paperback.
Bill Nye’s humorous looks at the histories of America and England -- all in one volume. Fully illustrated by funny drawings. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Time in TavelThe Time in Tavel
by Brewster Chamberlin eBook $3.99, paperback $16.95
Brewster Chamberlin admits one of the great pieces of buona Fortuna in his life was the 14 months he spent with Lynn-Marie Smith in a small village in the South of France. This sprightly memoir is the story of those deeply enriching and adventurous months. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Great LakesGreat Lakes: Collisions, Wrecks and Disasters: Ships 400 to 998 Feet Great Lakes Series (Book 1)
by Wayne Louis Kadar, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
This meticulously researched book provides a fact-filled guide to shipwrecks on the Great Lakes. A former harbormaster, "Skip" Kadar researches freshwater wrecks. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Irma and Me Irma and Me - A Journal of Hurricane Irma’s Impact on Key West
by Louis Petrone, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Popular blogger Ley West Lou shares his journal that records the evacuation from Key West during the recent Hurricane Irma disaster. Along with his day-by-day diary you will find a visual record of the storm and its aftermath -- a dramatic gallery to accompany Louis Petrone’s words. History told firsthand!
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Memoir of an Artist Memoir of an Artist: Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
by Billy Selesnick $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Here’s the first-person story of a talented artist who freelanced as a assassin. Aside from that, Billy Selesnick’s life has been a fascinating journey of art, sex, drugs, political activism, and breathless travels around the world.
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First GonzoThe First Gonzo Journalist
by Shirrel Rhoades, $3.99 eboook paperback, $14.95
Dr. Hunter S. Thompson is considered to be the first gonzo journalist. Butthere were writers doing first person stories long before 1970. Shirrel Rhoades, for instance. Here is a collection of some of the features stories that earned him that little-known place in literary history. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Just Average?Just Average? - A Lady Boomer's Odyssey
by Allison Seaborn $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
"Lady Boomers" is a term for female baby boomers who were born between 1946 and 1964. Those in their 50s and 60s need – and deserve – something to lighten their lives after a long, demanding day. And here it is, a semi-fictional memoir with a lot of humor. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Babes In Adland Babes In Adland
by Monica De Vargas, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Babes in Adland is a pithy, perky, ball-busting roman à clef of life in an ‘80s-something advertising agency, told from the female POV. TOM (The Office Mom), along with a receptionist known as The Sphinx, and a host of Babes, share the unvarnished side of females in the world of (M)AD MEN.
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Hearing With Your Eyes Hearing With Your Eyes
by Jack Mazur $3.99 ebook, $14.95
By now you may have discovered Jack Mazur’s blog, “Jack and his palm trees,” wry observations that emanate from his bunker in Key West. His stories often revolve around his beer-swizzling pal Joe Beans. We have collected here more of these tales. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Lost Patrol The Lost Patrol Cold Death in Paradise
by John Holt $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Can men overcome their darkest nature and most compelling fears, even if it ultimately leads to their deaths? The Arctic north of Canada is the setting for The Lost Patrol where four men, led by Royal Northwest Mounted Police, attempt to deliver mail to the district office. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Easter RisingEaster Rising: The Last Words of Patrick Pearse
by Brian Gordon Sinclair, $3.99 ebook, $9.95 paperback
This play is about Easter Rising (also known as the Easter Rebellion), an armed insurrection that took place in Ireland during Easter Week in 1916. Mounted by Irish republicans, it ended British rule and establish an independent Irish Republic. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Ten Good HorsesTen Good Horses
by Robert L. Stave $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Here is a semi-autobiographical novel of the American West. Bob Stave's thoughtful and humorous observations on life, love, war and the cowboy way is unflinchingly honest. His journey to find meaning and redemption in his life is a story that will touch every reader. Buy and/or Read More >>>

I Took Both RoadsI Took Both Roads: My Journey as a Bisexual Husband
by David R. Matteson $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
David Matteson's memoir is both eye-opening and inspiring. It is a timely, sensitive exploration of a topic through a loving and accepting lens. He first became aware of his sexuality in the early 1950s, and his bisexuality in the '60s. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Homerun KidThe Homerun Kid
by Oscar Blas Fernandez Mesa, translation by Susana Hurlich, edited and adapted by Brian Gordon Sinclair. $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback.
When Oscar Blas Fernandez Mesa first met Hemingway, he knew nothing about the man. All the boy knew then was Hemingway wanted to organize a baseball team to play with his son Gregory. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Extra Rifle in Dealey Plaza and
Too Many BulletsThe Extra Rifle in Dealey Plaza and Too Many Bullets (Fifty Years Later, the Florida Keys' Connections to the Warren Commission Report)
by J. Timothy Gratz and Mark Howell, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback.
Nearly 3/4 of the American people believe the death of the 35nd President of the United States was the result of a conspiracy. And it's provable. This second book does just that. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Duck Hunter Diaries 3The Duck Hunter Diaries, Volume Three: 1982 - 2015
by William R. Burkett, Jr. $3.99 ebook; $16.95 paperback
Bill Burkett has devoted many years to the sport of hunting ducks. And all the while he kept a careful diary of his experiences out on the water with his dog and gun. At the same time he managed to share memories of his life as a newspaper gypsy. Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Naked Girl in the TreehouseLike A Rolling Stone
by Mark Howell, $3.95 ebook, $14.95 paperback.
This is "the mad misadventures of two English lads crossing America as the Rolling Stones." The pair of rapscallions in this delightful novel find that posing as famous rockers is an aphrodisiac to midwestern girls during their cross-country journey . . . until facts of their impersonation catch up with them.Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Hemingway Monologues:The Hemingway Monologues: An Epic Drama of Love, Genius and Eternity Part One: Sunrise
by Brian Gordon Sinclair, $3.99 ebook, $9.95 paperback
The Hemingway Monologues reads like an intimate memoir. A fascinating blend of fact and fiction, the monologues reveal a tender, compassionate side of Hemingway . . . Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Sad Demise of HenryThe Sad Demise of Henry And Other Key West Musings
by Jack Mazur, $3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback
Some of you may have stumbled across Jack Mazur’s blog, “Jack and his palm trees,” coming to you from his bunker in Key West. Here he muses about life (and death) on this zany island sometimes called Key Weird. His stories often involve Joe Beans . . . Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Men At Sylvia's DoorThe Men At Sylvia's Door And The "Agent" With Dirty Fingernails
(Fifty Years Later, the Florida Keys' Connections to the Warren Commission Report) by J. Timothy Gratz and Mark Howell,,
$3.99 ebook, $14.95 paperback.
This first book in the new JFK Assassination Unraveled series takes a fresh look at the Odio Incident . . . Buy and/or Read More >>>

The Duck Hunter Diaries, Volume TwoThe Duck Hunter Diaries, Volume Two: 1974 - 1982
By William R. Burkett, Jr. $3.99 ebook; $16.95 paperback
Bill Burkett has spent a good portion of his life hunting ducks. All the while he kept personal diaries that describe those memorable outings along with recalling the high points of his journalistic career. If you are a duck hunter you're sure to identify with these exhilarating tales. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Key West ConfidentialKey West Confidential
by Bud Navero, eBook $3.99, Paperback $19.95
Bud Navero's insider view gives rise to this Pssst! Don't-Tell-Anybody-You-Read-It-Here book. Ranging from tales about Captain Tony to snippets about Jimmy Buffet -- it's all here, true stories about Key West and its colorful, off-the-wall denizens. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Cities and WomenCities & Women
by Hal Howland, ebook $3.99, paperback $14.95
An amazing collection of short stories from Key West writer and musician Hal Howland, you will encounter several popular characters from Howland’s previous titles and introduces a world of unforgettable newcomers.
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P.T. Barnum’s Big Picture Book of HumbugsP.T. Barnum’s Big Picture Book of Humbugs of the World (Illustrated)
by P.T. Barnum, $3.99 ebook, $29.95 coffee table paperback
This book offers a parade of history's con men and conjurers, religious nuts and swindlers, complete with Barnum's insightful commentary. The editors have lavishly illustrated this brand-new, oversized edition -- plus added three colorful appendices: Famous Hoaxes, Sideshow Oddities, and a rare collection of Circus Posters. Buy and/or Read More >>>

My Life As a SpyMy Adventures As a Spy
by Robert Baden-Powell, ebook $2.99, paperback $9.95
You think he was the ultimate Boy Scout, but before Robert Baden-Powell founded the Scouting Movement he was a spy. Not only did he spy for the British government, he wrote a book about those adventures -- explaining all.
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Family MattersFamily Matters
by Teresa Taylor, $3.99
Based on the true story of a naïve young woman who falls victim to the charms of a smart, handsome and sexy college boy who becomes her abusive (but addictive) husband, this is a romance gone bad.
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Nights AbroadNights Abroad (an Illustrated Travelogue)
by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, ebook $3.99, $14.95 paperback
Visit four romantic European cities – Rome, Venice, London, and Paris – with travel writer Liz Pennell and her artist husband Joe. From their arrival in Italy by bicycle to their celebration of the nightlife of Paris, you'll feel like you're privy to their personal travel diary. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Great Garlick!Great Garlic!
by George Feifer, $3.99
A complete guide to nature’s spiciest spice. Sometimes known as “the stinking rose,” garlic has proven to be a mighty and miraculous boon to eating, loving and other delicious activities. Buy and/or Read More >>>

And Then There Was OneAnd Then There Was One (A Nurse's Memories of A.G. Holley State Tuberculosis Hospital) by Peggy Butler, RN, BSW, $3.99
The frank and endearing true story of Peggy Butler, a young girl from the Appalachian foothills of southern Ohio, who loves music and dreams of becoming a performer, until an illness in her early teens changes her goal and her life dramatically. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Duck Hunter DiariesThe Duck Hunter Diaries, Volume One: 1956 - 1973
by William R. Burkett, Jr., $3.99
For Bill Burkett, life has been an extended series of duck hunts. Here are his personal diaries that describe memorable hunts along with the high points of his journalistic career. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Newspaper GypsyNewspaper Gypsy
by William R. Burkett, Jr.
The career of a newspaper journalist told as a series of short stories, each more fascinating than the one before. This saga of a reporter's career is real enough to be true. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Buried CitiesBuried Cities And Ancient America (Illustrated Edition),
by Jennie Hall, $2.99
Lavishly illustrated with more than 90 spectacular new color photographs, plus nearly 75 original illustrations, this anthology will take you to "lost cities" around the world. Buy and/or Read More >>>

Come Back Moo Come Back Moo by William B. Mead,
As custodian of a very thick and very old loose-leaf notebook called “The Bowmar Book,” Bill Mead and his brother traced the family history back to 1635. But in all of that lineage, the one who stood out most was their grandfather Herman Bowmar -- known as Moo. READ MORE > >

Sex Salvage and Secrets Sex, Salvage & Secrets,
by Reef Perkins,
Reef Perkins has led a colorful life – combat veteran, smuggler, and salvager. He tells all in this funny and fascinating memoir.