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So Happiness to Meet You

by Karin Esterhammer

After job losses and the housing crash, the author and her family leave LA to start over in a most unlikely place: a 9-foot-wide back-alley house in one of Ho Chi Minh City's poorest districts, where neighbors...


Mathematics without Apologies

by Michael Harris

What do pure mathematicians do, and why do they do it? Looking beyond the conventional answers—for the sake of truth, beauty, and practical applications—this book offers an eclectic panorama of the lives...


Home Free

by Rifka Kreiter

On a bus trip to a Catskill Mountain ashram, Rifka Kreiter recollects her past as she travels to meet Swamiji, another new guru on the scene in the bustling spiritual marketplace of 1976. Memories abound of...


Second Chance

by Thais Nye Derich

On the joyful day of her son’s birth, Thais Derich never questioned going to the hospital. A week later, she walked out physically, spiritually, and emotionally injured, and fully disabused of the idea that...


Freud's Trip to Orvieto

by Nicholas Fox Weber

“Freud’s Trip to Orvieto is at once profound and wonderfully diverse, and as gripping as any detective story. Nicholas Fox Weber mixes psychoanalysis, art history, and the personal with an intricacy and spiritedness...


I'd Hate Myself in the Morning

by Ring Lardner & Victor Navasky

Ring Lardner, Jr.’s memoir is a pilgrimage through the American century. The son of an immensely popular and influential American writer, Lardner grew up swaddled in material and cultural privilege. After...


Filling Her Shoes

by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

• More than 29 million parents are stepparents to their partners’ children; this book is perfect for anyone in a blended family of any kind, whether they’re born to it, marry into it, or are adopted into...


The Happiness Philosophers

by Bart Schultz

In The Happiness Philosophers, Bart Schultz tells the colorful story of the lives and legacies of the founders of utilitarianism—one of the most influential yet misunderstood and maligned philosophies of the...


Fast Eddie

by Eddie Maher

9.30am on 22 January 1993. The moment in crime history that one of Britain's most audacious thefts ever took place and the legend of 'Fast Eddie' was created. This is the story of how Securicor guard Eddie Maher...


Journey to the Finish Line

by Van Garner & Virginia Garner

On April 19, 1999, Virginia Garner swallowed capsules of an experimental drug now known as Gleevec and became one of the first few people to take an effective dose of this miracle drug that would change not...


I Know It in My Heart

by Mary E. Plouffe PhD

A three-week adventure becomes a tragic dilemma for a loving sister, a motherless child, and a terrified father facing unimaginable loss together and using their relationships with one another to survive. I...


Punk Avenue

by Phil Marcade, Legs McNeil & Debbie Harry

Punk Avenue: The New York City Underground 1972-1982 is an intimate look at author Paris-born Phil Marcade’s first ten years in the United States where drifted from Boston to the West Coast and back, before...


Four Seasons in a Day

by Deborah L Jacobs

Alternately humorous and poignant, this inspiring memoir chronicles the author's misadventures as she and her husband cook in quirky kitchens, struggle to speak French and shop like locals in outdoor markets....


If I Had Two Lives

by Dan Vorm

Pioneer missionary Costas Macris was a man who believed God for great things. Born in Greece, he moved his family to the jungles of Irian Jaya, Indonesia, where he confronted cannibalistic head-hunters, opened...


The Vegetarian's Guide to Eating Meat

by Marissa Landrigan

Growing up in a household of food-loving Italian-Americans, Marissa Landrigan was always a black sheep—she barely knew how to boil water for pasta. But at college, she thought she’d found her purpose. Buoyed...


Among the Walking Wounded

by John Conrad

  • Author Col. John Conrad is an expert and experienced author whose book What the Thunder Said sold over 2,220 copies in Canada
  • The subject is exceedingly topical/relevant and will remain so for many years as...


The Amir of Humanity

by Andrew White

The Amir of Humanity book is dedicated to His Highness The Amir of Kuwait. A global humanitarian leader, the Amir has built upon the long and noble tradition of impactful giving that is part of the history of...


The Secrets of My Life: A History

by Caitlyn Jenner

In this remarkable memoir-written during her pivotal first years of becoming her authentic self-Caitlyn Jenner reflects on her past as she looks to her future.

"Imagine denying your core and soul. Then add to...


There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters From a Badass Bitch

by Kelly Osbourne

People ask Kelly Osbourne all the time: “What’s your secret?”

Kelly Osbourne may not always have been a typical role model, but no one can say that her perspective isn’t hard won after spending three...


Lessons from the Prairie: The Surprising Secrets to Happiness, Success, and (Sometimes Just) Survival I Learned on America's Favorite Show

by Melissa Francis

Melissa Francis was only eight years old when she won the role of a lifetime: playing Cassandra Cooper Ingalls on the world's most famous prime-time soap opera, Little House on the Prairie.

Now in Lessons from...