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The Dog Lived (and So Will I)

by Teresa J. Rhyne

"Funny, smart, uplifting, and fun, The Dog Lived (and So Will I) reminds us that animals are among our best teachers, our most powerful healers, and our most steadfast friends. I loved it!"-Sy Montgomery, author...


Sweet Hell on Fire: A Memoir of the Prison I Worked in and the Prison I Lived in

by Sara Lunsford

"A gritty, raw, and engrossing voice."-Publishers Weekly

I was a bad mother,

a bad daughter,

a bad wife, a bad friend.

Boozed out and tired,

with no dreams

and no future.

But I was a good officer.

Sara Lunsford...


That Book about Harvard: Surviving the World's Most Famous University, One Embarrassment at a Time

by Eric Kester

"Eric Kester has written the kind of book I wish I had the courage and insight to write. His illuminations on everything from Larry Summers to the Harvard football team to cheating, tourists, and competitiveness...


A Million Years with You: A Memoir of Life Observed

by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

One of our greatest literary naturalists, now in her eighth decade, turns her famed observational eye on herself: how is it that an untrained, self-taught observer and writer could see things that anthropologists...


I Can't Complain: (All Too) Personal Essays

by Elinor Lipman

A winning collection of essays about home, love, cooking, politics, and the writing life from the acclaimed novelist.


Helping Me Help Myself

by Beth Lisick

Beth Lisick has had a lifelong phobia of anything slick, cheesy, or that remotely claims to provide self-empowerment. But on New Year's Day 2006, she wakes up finally able to admit that something has to change....


The Confession

by James McGreevey & James E. McGreevey

In August 2004, Governor James E. McGreevey of New Jersey made history when he stepped before microphones, declared "My truth is that I am a gay American," and announced his resignation. The story made international...


Glamour, Interrupted

by Steven Cojocaru

Before Steven Cojocaru was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease, he could never have imagined himself living anything other than a high-glam Hollywood lifestyle. A bon vivant on two coasts, he held jobs...


Stations of the Heart: Parting with a Son

by Richard Lischer

This poignant love story of a father for his son is at once funny, heartbreaking, and hopeful. In it a young man teaches his entire family “a new way to die” with wit, candor, and, always, remarkable grace....


The Joker: A Memoir

by Andrew Hudgins

This edition includes a packet of Andrew Hudgins's favorite jokes, plus original commentary by the author.

Since Andrew Hudgins was a child, he was a compulsive joke teller, so when he sat down to write about...


You Don't Know Me but You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, and My Misadventures with Two of Music's Most Maligned Tribes

by Nathan Rabin

One of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Music Books of 2013 and one of Slate’s Staff Picks for Best Books of 2013

The ebook edition now includes Nathan Rabin’s "Extended Jam Session"—a two-part bonus chapter about...


His Second War

by Alec Waugh

Alec Waugh, who served in the last war as a regular army officer, was recalled to his regiment in September 1939. After a few months of regimental duties he has filled a succession of Junior Staff appointment,...


Gentle Regrets: Thoughts from a Life

by Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton is Britain's best-known intellectual dissident, who has defended English traditions and English identity against an official culture of denigration. Although his writings on philosophical aesthetics...


All for the Best

by Walter J. Foster

Walter Fast was born in Vienna not long after the First World War and as a child he lived through the political turmoil of Central Europe, which culminated with Hitler's annexation of Austria. As was common...


An Orderly Man

by Dirk Bogarde

First published in 1983, this is Volume Three of his Bestselling Autobiography.

As work on Visconti's Death in Venice draws to a close, Dirk Bogarde is preparing his house in Provence as a retreat. Before he...


Wars and Shadows: Memoirs of General Sir David Fraser

by David Fraser

This exceptional memoir by one of Britain's most distinguished living soldiers describes a life lived against the backdrop of the most significant military events of the last century. David Fraser was raised...


Child of the Twenties

by Frances Donaldson

No names are dropped for the sake of it. No mad and witty intimacies with the great are vaunted. Few wild parties are attended, despite the eccentric pressures of Frances Donaldson's father, the playwright Frederick...


The Royal Opera House in the Twentieth Century

by Frances Donaldson

The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden is home of two of the most famous opera and ballet companies in the world. In this official history, Frances Donaldson discusses Covent Garden's many legendary achievements...


Fight Back and Win

by Gloria Allred

Voted by her peers as one of the best lawyers in America, and described by Time magazine as "one of the nation's most effective advocates of family rights and feminist causes," Allred has devoted her career...


A Year to Remember: A Reminiscence of 1931

by Alec Waugh

First published in 1975, this tells of one of the Bright Young Things in that brilliant and stimulating era between the wars, Alec Waugh remembers 1931 as being a year of firsts. It was the year he attended...