From the Countess of Carnarvon comes the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for the PBS series Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants: Lady Almina, the fifth Countess of Carnarvon.
From author Janet Reitman comes the first full journalistic history of the notoriously secretive Church of Scientology—an even-handed account that uncovers the astonishing truth about the controversial religion.
Considered by many to be Charles Dickens's finest novel, Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator, the orphan Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character.
In the second book of Edgar Rice Burroughs's Barsoom series, John Carter returns to Mars in search of his wife, joins forces with old comrades, and forms new lifetime alliances as he battles previously unknown enemies.
Based on the recently discovered diaries of Lionel Logue, The King's Speech recounts an inspiring real-life tale of triumph over adversity, when an Australian taught a British king with a crippling speech defect how to speak to his subjects.