Biographies

Stalin, The History of a Dictator

The book is the life of Stalin. the purges of the 35-37, his ascent to absolute power and his death. Eventually, he was buried near Lenin. Later cremated and his ashes were buried with a plaque near the...

Literary converts

Joseph Pearce has specialized in the study of contemporary writers, his works demonstrating a high affinity for converts of the twentieth century. On this occasion his research brings together many figures...

The Story of a Life

St Therese of Lisieux entered the Carmelite convent at the age of 15 and died at the young age of 24. Yet her simplicity and confidence in God were enough to have her be declared a doctor of the Church....

All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days

Rebecca Donner begins the book with this sentence: "This is a work of nonfiction. It is the biography of Mildred Harnack who, as the subtitle says, is an American in the German resistance against Hitler....

Not yet the light

Josef Pieper, philosopher and Catholic, author of numerous successful books, as Rafael Alvira says in the prologue is the most profound interpreter of the 'normal' life and the most normal interpreter of...

The Prince and the Plunder

In 1868, British troops charged into the mountain empire of Ethiopia, stormed the citadel of its monarch Tewodros II and grabbed piles of his treasures and sacred manuscripts. They also took his son – six-...

The Woman in Me

This autobiography of the once-acclaimed "Queen of Pop" sold 1.1 million copies in the first week after its release.

The work is a tragic narrative of the circumstances surrounding the...