John Gardner’s legendary life could have been the stuff of fiction, but it was true, all true. He perfected the now-almost-forgotten art of being a bad boy author. And Barry Silesky’s biography — John Gardner, one of this month’s Lucky 7 titles — “proves the real Gardner to be significantly more compelling than any myth.”Continue reading

“Robert Morgan’s lyric mountain language is equal to the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land itself.” — Lee Smith, author of Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger The focus of our Lucky 7 special this month is non-fiction because sometimes the truth is more fantastic than fiction, especially in the case of BooneContinue reading

The Stories behind the Stories Meet the people behind the icons, find the facts behind the legends, and discover forgotten stories you should know. These true tales turn out to be even more fascinating than the fictions that surround them. They’re almost priceless, you might say, at just $1.99 apiece for these e-books throughout November.Continue reading

As all you patriot-minded people probably know, today is Lincoln’s Birthday! In honor of our 16th President, we’re holding a little contest to see how well you know him. To one randomly selected winner, we’re giving away a free copy of Lincoln As I Knew Him. This book collects interviews and anecdotes from the peopleContinue reading