Search for Books

Store

Your tax-deductible gift to the Naval Institute Press underwrites worthy books that might not otherwise be published.

Biography & Memoirs

If you are a member, log in to receive member pricing

    
80-96 of 174 Products
Grid List

<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/howard-hughes">Howard Hughes</a>

by George J. Marrett

George J. Marrett, a former test pilot for aviator Howard Hughes, separates fact from fiction to tell the inside story of the genius who set flight...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $21.95
Member Price: As low as $17.56
IN LOVE AND WAR, REVISED AND UPDATED

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/love-and-war-revised-and-updated">IN LOVE AND WAR, REVISED AND UPDATED</a>

by Jim Stockdale

A unique American chronicle of a Navy family's life during the Vietnam War years, this widely acclaimed memoir has been updated to include an...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $28.95
Member Price: As low as $23.16
IN THE GRAY AREA

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/gray-area">IN THE GRAY AREA</a>

by Lt. Col. Seth W.B. Folsom USMC

In the Gray Area is a Marine officer’s reflection of his tour of duty as the leader for an advisor team embedded with an Iraqi Army infantry...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$6.99

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/tigers-jaw">INTO THE TIGER&#039;S JAW</a>

by Lt. Gen. Frank E. Peterson Jr. USMC (Ret.)

"Like many 18-year-olds who sign up to serve with the U.S. Navy, Petersen was looking for adventure when he enlisted. The difference between him and...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $21.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$7.68
INTREPID WOMAN

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/intrepid-woman">INTREPID WOMAN</a>

by Betty Lussier

A teenager on a Maryland farm when World War II began, Betty Lussier went to England to help the British fight off an impending invasion. Armed with...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$6.99

<a href="/store/books/association-us-army-ausa/iraq-and-back">IRAQ AND BACK</a>

by Col. Kimberly Olson USAF (Ret.)

In April 2003, soon after Operation Iraqi Freedom had been declared a success, President Bush sent retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Jay Garner to Iraq to...

Available in Hardback & Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Member Price: As low as $15.96

<a href="/store/books/fall-great-book/japanese-destroyer-captain">JAPANESE DESTROYER CAPTAIN</a>

by Capt. Tameichi Hara

Also Available in an Audio Edition from Audible via Amazon. This highly regarded war memoir was a best seller in both Japan and the United States...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $22.95
Member Price: As low as $18.36
JOHN PAUL JONES

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/john-paul-jones-0">JOHN PAUL JONES</a>

by Samuel Eliot Morison

This book vividly portrays the illustrious career of John Paul Jones, from his early training at sea in the British West Indian merchant trade to his...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Member Price: As low as $27.96
JOHN PAUL JONES

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/john-paul-jones-1">JOHN PAUL JONES</a>

by Joseph Callo

Winner of the Samuel Eliot Morrison Award for Excellence in Naval Literature. This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero...

Available in Hardback & Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Member Price: As low as $15.96
JOHN PAUL JONES

<a href="/store/books/age-sail/john-paul-jones-1">JOHN PAUL JONES</a>

by Joseph Callo

This fresh look at America's first sea warrior avoids both the hero worship of past biographies and the inaccurate and denigrating views of more...

Available in Hardback & Paperback
List Price: As low as $19.95
Member Price: As low as $15.96

<a href="/store/books/happy-birthday-celebrating-241-years-navy/john-paul-jones">JOHN PAUL JONES</a>

by Lincoln Lorenz

This is the true life story of the adventurous Scottish gardener’s son, John Paul, who became America’s greatest naval hero, John...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Member Price: As low as $27.96

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/lady-navy">LADY IN THE NAVY</a>

by Joy Bright Hancock

When legislation was passed in 1948 giving women permanent status in the regular and reserve Navy, it was largely due to the efforts of Joy Bright...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $29.95
Member Price: As low as $23.96
LANDSMAN HAY

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/landsman-hay">LANDSMAN HAY</a>

by Robert Hay

In 1803, at the age of fourteen, Robert Hay joined the Royal Navy and spent the next eight years at sea. His colorful memoir describes a sailor s...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $27.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$5.59
LAUGHTER IN THE SHADOWS

<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/laughter-shadows">LAUGHTER IN THE SHADOWS</a>

by Stuart Methven

This memoir of a CIA operations officer captures the spirit of the early years of the Agency, a period sometimes described as its "finest hours."...

Available in Hardback
List Price: As low as $24.95
Clear The
Decks Price *: As low as
$3.74

<a href="/store/books/biography-memoirs/leadership-war">LEADERSHIP IN WAR</a>

by Correlli Barnett

In this controversial study, Correlli Barnett examines the strengths and weaknesses of twenty wartime leaders in the nineteenth and early twentieth...

Available in Paperback
List Price: As low as $34.95
Member Price: As low as $27.96

Clear the Decks


 
 

Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Mon, 2016-10-03

You are cordially invited to: Maintaining Maritime Superiority A discussion with Admiral John M. Richardson, USNChief of Naval...

2016 Coast Guard Academy Conference

US Coast Guard Academy

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Sat, 2016-10-01 - Mon, 2016-11-28

Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-02

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership