By Janelle Cutler
By Janelle Cutler
By Carlita Hodges
By Ed Parker
Ed had loved seventeen years of shut, own organization with Elvis Presley. usually touring jointly, Ed saw, listened, and understood as they shared their own confidences and innermost emotions with each other. He had a wealth of insights and anecdotes approximately his shut pal and was firm to proportion these insights in a major behind the curtain examine probably the most well-known males within the world--a guy hundreds of thousands popular, millions worshipped, yet just a handful knew or understood.
Still in a nation of grief, he wrote of the lack of his "friend" Elvis; and shared insights into the King's on level genius, his way of life, generosity, perspectives on faith and existence in addition to his internal ideas. He used to be deeply inspired via Elvis' personality, air of mystery, loyalty, mind, organizational abilities and peculiarly, his humility.
Many years past, Elvis, had nicknamed Ed, "Kahuna" (a Hawaiian observe that means excessive priest). Now Elvis' "Kahuna" had a chance to write down from the center, taking pictures the various Christ-like features Elvis exhibited, via his easy religion and unselfish being concerned. due to this attention-grabbing, intimate, insightful paintings, Ed used to be invited on a ebook travel by means of the Elvis Presley Fan membership to proportion his emotions in individual. From that point forth, he started to increase powerful ties and bonds of friendship with committed and honest Elvis lovers worldwide. A hot courting that remained robust and endured to boost up till Ed's premature dying in December 1990. This booklet was once fifth at the most sensible vendor checklist in the USA and quantity three within the South.
By Steve Bouser
By Wayne Barrett
Now, Barrett's vintage booklet is again in print for the 1st time in years and with an advent approximately Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Donald Trump claims that his good fortune as a “self-made” businessman and genuine property developer proves that he'll make an efficient president, yet this devastating investigative account via mythical reporter Wayne Barrett proves differently. again in print for the 1st time in years, Barrett’s seminal e-book finds how Trump prepare the largest deal of his life—Trump Tower—through manipulation and deceit; how he labored with questionable characters from the mafia and town politics; and the way all of it approximately got here crashing down. here's a brilliant and inglorious portrait of the guy who wishes now to be the main robust guy within the world.
In Trump: the best express within the World—The offers, the Downfall, the Reinvention, Barrett unravels the parable and divulges the reality in the back of the mogul’s wheelings and dealings. After many years masking him, few journalists recognize Trump as Barrett does. rather than the canny businessman that Trump claims in his personal books, Barrett explores how Trump exploited his father’s banking and political connections to finance and grease his first significant offers. Barrett’s investigative biography takes us from the times of Donald’s lonely adolescence to his brash access into the genuine property industry, and to the again room bargains in the back of his manhattan, Atlantic urban and Florida projects.
so much compellingly Barrett paints an intimate portrait of Trump himself, a guy pushed through bravado, obsessive self-regard, and an fearful ruthlessness to subdue his opponents and seduce a person with the ability to help his empire. We see him nose to nose with an opponent as strong as Pete Rozelle, ingratiating himself with the brooding governor at the Hudson, and fueling the Drexel engine pushed through Michael Milken with 1000s of hundreds of thousands in fees—paid, mockingly, by way of gaming businesses to fend off Trump takeovers. We discover his advanced emotional and enterprise courting along with his first spouse, Ivana, and the use he deliberate to make of his mistress—and later, his moment wife—Marla Maples as a “southern method” in his then pondered presidential crusade. With interviews with rankings of adversaries and previous colleagues, we're given a privileged examine Trump the businessman in action—reckless as usually as he's terrific, reliant on threats up to on attraction, and eventually a cautionary story: is that this the guy we wish to lead the world?
PRAISE FOR TRUMP:
“Trump is a withering portrait of the main self-mythologized and promoted businessman of our period, an exhaustively researched and long-overdue antidote to Trump’s personal books. it's a penetrating portrait of the age that spawned him and the various who aided and abetted his rise. Trump seems destined to be the definitive account of the way Trump bought forward and why he fell. it's a unhappy tale, with very important classes for us all.” —James B. Stewart, Pulitzer Prize–winning writer of Den of Thieves
“Donald Trump surprises us back. Wayne Barrett’s Trump is a clean, exact, and vibrant account of the tangled connections of cash, politics, and tool in our times.” —Nicholas Pileggi, writer of Wiseguy
By Mama Jones
By Elettra Marconi,Maria C. Marconi,Adolph Caso,Carlo Rubbia
By Aaj ka Manto
A choice of the best intercourse tales of all time that exhibit the key intercourse lives of many well-known humans, together with Benazir Bhutto, Hillary Clinton, Yoko Ono, Indira Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Lord Mountbatten - and the royal households of britain, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf states. This paintings is the results of a joint learn performed through a staff of investigative newshounds and a few former intelligence box brokers. the hunt for locating those tales was once really all started after a distant tale of a swinger couple in Paris sparked the revelation concerning the mystery intercourse lifetime of Benazir Bhutto, former top Minister of Pakistan. the tale of Benazir’s wild sexual lifestyles seemed in a e-book, Indecent Correspondence: mystery intercourse lifetime of Benazir Bhutto written through Roshan Mirza. After the book of this ebook, as Benazir’s sexual adventurism got here to mild, a few newshounds began the research at the threat of Benazir’s sexual involvement with the opposite dignitaries of the realm. What has emerged are the stunning stories of sexual barren region one of the elite and the royal households. those tales mirror a few insiders’ money owed of VIP intercourse events the place even a few woman individuals of royal households — princes and princesses/husbands and better halves from the royal households of britain and Saudi Arabia — were engaged in open intercourse and swapping companions.
This e-book is greater than a intercourse tale, since it additionally displays a few profound features in regards to the complexities of human hope, taboos and inhibitions, together with a bankruptcy on intercourse and politics. those undertones are extra obvious within the part on Hillary Clinton and Alinsky (her idelogical mentor in her collage days at Wellesley), and within the bankruptcy the place "Aaj ka Manto" (The Manto of Today), the writer speaks at Shakespeare and corporate in Paris, explaining the explanations for scripting this ebook.
Apart from this, it is also a love tale within the yard - a love that is misplaced and long gone up within the smoke. that is the backstory of the protagonist who chanced on the private secrets and techniques of a world elite. This part seems to be on the finish of the publication lower than the heading, "Rufi - The Untold tale: Sparks from a trip to nowhere."
By Lowell Thomas,Lew Freedman
By Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon
Winner, New Brunswick e-book Award for Non-Fiction
Shortlisted, Arthur Ellis top Non-Fiction Crime publication Award
On July 6, 2011, Richard Oland, scion of the Moosehead brewing relations, used to be murdered in his workplace. The brutal killing shocked the town of Saint John, and information of the crime reverberated around the state. In a surprising flip, and after a two-and-half-year police research, Oland's basically son, Dennis, used to be arrested for second-degree homicide. CBC reporter Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon coated the Oland case from the beginning.
In Shadow of Doubt, she examines the arguable research: from the day Richard Oland's battered physique used to be chanced on to the realization of Dennis Oland's trial, together with the hotly debated verdict and its aftermath. Meticulously analyzing the facts, MacKinnon vividly reconstructs the situations for either the prosecution and the defence. She delves into the Oland background, exploring the strained relationships, infidelities, and monetary difficulties that, based on the Crown, supplied factors for murder.
Shadow of Doubt is a revealing examine a sensational crime, the tribulations of a favorite kinfolk, and the interior workings of the justice method that resulted in Dennis Oland's contentious conviction.