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On Elizabeth Bishop

by Colm Toibin

In this book, novelist Colm Tóibín offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary influences—the American poet Elizabeth Bishop. Ranging across her poetry,...


Heaven Is a Beautiful Place: A Memoir of the South Carolina Coast

by Genevieve C. Peterkin & William P. Baldwin

Peterkin's recounting of stories of her family circle and her lowcountry home now available in paperback


You're Not Edith: Autobiographical Essays

by Allison Gruber

A brazenly funny, poignant memoir. 

This gutsy collection offers a brilliant reflection on life as a young lesbian and breast cancer survivor. Through discussions of madness, religion, gender and feminism,...


Selena's Secret: The Revealing Story Behind Her Tragic Death

by Maria Celeste Arraras

20th Anniversary Edition

An intimate and investigative portrait of beloved Mexican American singer Selena Quintanilla’s murder by Emmy Award-winning journalist María Celeste Arrarás. Now with a new foreword...


H is for Hawk

by Helen Macdonald

* NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

* Winner of the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize

* Named the Costa Book of the Year

* #1 best-seller in the UK

* A Guardian and Economist Best Book of the Year

When Helen Macdonald's father died...


El secreto de Selena (Selena's Secret): La reveladora historia detrás su trágica muerte

by Maria Celeste Arraras

Edición 20 aniversario

Un retrato íntimo e investigativo del asesinato de la querida reina de la música tejana, Selena Quintanilla Pérez, escrito por la galardonada periodista María Celeste Arrarás. Ahora,...


Speak Up!: Finding My Voice Through Hope, Strength, and Determination

by Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo & Emilio Estefan

In Speak Up!, radio icon Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo opens up for the first time about his humble beginnings and the long, hard road to finding purpose and achieving triumph. Drawing upon his strong family values...


The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination

by Barry Strauss

The exciting, dramatic story of one of history’s most famous events—the death of Julius Caesar—now placed in full context of Rome’s civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss.

Thanks to William Shakespeare,...


Out at Home: The True Story of Glenn Burke, Baseball's First Openly Gay Player

by Glenn Burke & Erik Sherman

Before Jason Collins, before Michael Sam, there was Glenn Burke. By becoming the first—and only—openly gay player in Major League Baseball, Glenn would become a pioneer in his own way, nearly thirty years...


Life From Scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness

by Sasha Martin

It was a culinary journey like no other: Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook—and eat—a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories...


There Is a River: The Story of Edgar Cayce

by Thomas Sugrue

A new edition of the landmark, worldwide bestseller on the life of the famed medical clairvoyant and founding father of the New Age: Edgar Cayce.

 

Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) is known to millions today as the grandfather...


Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog

by James Grissom

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance,...


Girl in the Dark: A Memoir

by Anna Lyndsey

Haunting, lyrical, unforgettable, Girl in the Dark is a brave new memoir of a life without light.

     Anna Lyndsey was young and ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling...


Just Kids from the Bronx

by Arlene Alda

"A down-to-earth, inspiring book about the American promise fulfilled." --President Bill Clinton

"Fascinating . . . . Made me wish I had been born in the Bronx." --Barbara Walters

A touching and provocative collection...


Renewable: One Woman's Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope

by Eileen Flanagan

At age forty-nine, Eileen Flanagan had an aching feeling that she wasn't living up to her potential-or her youthful ideals. Renewable is the story of how, while trying to change the world, she found the courage...


Dumped: Stories of Women Unfriending Women

by Nina Gaby

Candid, relatable stories by established and emerging women writers about being discarded by someone from whom they expected more: a close female friend.


Evel Incarnate

by Steve Mandich

He was not a rock’n’roll star, cartoon character, religious figure, professional wrestler, writer, or politician. Nor was he famous for being an artist, comic book superhero, television personality, or movie...


Statement

by Ed Douglas

On 14 June 1990, at Raven Tor in the Derbyshire Peak District, twenty-four-year-old Ben Moon squeezed his feet into a pair of rock shoes, tied in to his rope, chalked his fingers and pulled on to the wickedly...


Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter

by Nina MacLaughlin

A warm and inspiring book for anyone who has ever dreamed of changing tracks: the story of a young woman who quit her desk job to become a carpenter.

Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper,...


A Book of Simple Living: Brief Notes from the Hills

by Ruskin Bond

'Mist fills the Himalayan valleys, and monsoon rain sweeps across the hills. Sometimes, during the day, a bird visits me-a deep purple whistling thrush. She perches on the window sill, and looks out with me...