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Irrepressible

by Emily Bingham

Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta Bingham was offered the helm of a publishing empire. Instead, she ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald...


The Seven Good Years: A Memoir

by Etgar Keret

A brilliant, life-affirming, and hilarious memoir from a “genius” (The New York Times) and master storyteller.

The seven years between the birth of Etgar Keret’s son and the death of his father were good...


Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright

by Sara Solovitch

This cultural history and memoir of stage fright will resonate with anyone terrified of speaking or performing in public.Stage fright is one of the human psyche's deepest fears, challenging actors, musicians,...


A Hot Glue Gun Mess

by Mr. Kate

From the offbeat blogger and designer Kate Albrecht—a.k.a. Mr. Kate—comes a not-so- average DIY lifestyle book.

Her love of self-expression and her desire to live an anything-but-normal life outside of the...


Deadlines: Obits of Memorable British Columbians

by Tom Hawthorn

For more than a decade, the Globe and Mail has featured comprehensive obituaries of notable British Columbians by columnist Tom Hawthorn. He recounts the lives of the recently departed in an engaging style,...


Bastards: A Memoir

by Mary Anna King

"A stirring, vividly told story of a young woman's quest to find the family she lost . . . an impressive debut." —Peter Balakian In the early 1980s, Mary Hall is a little girl growing up in poverty in Camden,...


My Boyhood War: Warsaw 1944

by Bohdan Hryniewicz

Bohdan Hryniewicz was only 8 when war broke out and 13 when it ended. In those years he saw more than most men would in 10 lifetimes; and his recall is extraordinary. He cites three days as defining this period:...


Bald, Fat & Crazy: How I Beat Cancer While Pregnant with One Daughter and Adopting Another

by Stephanie Hosford

Stephanie Hosford has a big decision to make. For her 20-year high school reunion, how should she style her hair? Little does she know, in a few months it won't matter - she'll be bald. And huge. What woman...


You Look Like That Girl: A Child Actor Stops Pretending and Finally Grows Up

by Lisa Jakub

At the age of twenty-two, Lisa Jakub had what she was supposed to want: she was a working actor in Los Angeles. She had more than forty movies and TV shows to her name, she had been in blockbusters like Mrs....


Audrey Hepburn, An Elegant Spirit: A Son Remembers

by Sean Hepburn Ferrer

Now in paperback, an intimate look at the woman the world adored, by the son who adored her with unique photos, drawings, and other rare Audrey memorabilia.

She dazzled millions as Gigi. Eliza Doolittle. Holly...


An Elizabethan Assassin: Theodore Paleologus - Seducer, Spy and Killer

by John Hall

Claiming to be heir to the emperors of Byzantium, an exotic but elusive figures called Theodore Paleologus surfaced in mysterious circumstances in the Elizabethan underworld. This first biography of an extraordinary...


Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

by Thomas De Quincey

"He was a man of very extraordinary genius. He has generally been treated by those who have spoken of him in print as a madman. But this is a mistake and must have been founded chiefly on the titles of his books....


Nursing Through Shot & Shell: A Great War Nurse's Story

by Beatrice Hopkinson & Dr. Vivien Newman

Nursing Through Shot and Shell is the previously unpublished memoir of Beatrice Hopkinson, who served in France as a Territorial Nursing Sister from 1917-19. Beatrice worked close to the front line at casualty...


Hitler's Violent Youth: How Trench Warfare and Street Fighting Moulded Hitler

by Bob Carruthers

This is the fascinating story of how the events which befell Hitler between 1889 and 1924 influenced his political outlook and heralded the formation of the Sturm Abteilung - the notorious SA. Drawing extensively...


Prince Philip: I Know I am Rude, But I Like It

by Nigel Cawthorne

At the age of twenty-one, Prince Philip wrote to a relative: ‘I know you will never think much of me. I am rude and unmannerly.’ Prince Philip probably never managed to change the opinion of his relative......


Pardon My Hearse: A Colorful Portrait of Where the Funeral and Entertainment Industries Met in Hollywood

by Allan Abbott & Greg Abbott

Even celebrities die-and he was the man who picked up the bodies! Allan Abbott ran the leading hearse, mortuary, and funeral services company in Hollywood and got an unprecedented glimpse of how celebrities...


Happily Ali After

by Ali Wentworth

The actress, comedian, and New York Times bestselling author picks up where she left off in Ali in Wonderland, dissecting modern life—and this time, she's on a mission of self-improvement—in a series of...


The Quiet Man

by John H. Sununu & John Sununu

George H. W. Bush is much too modest to brag about what he accomplished as the forty-first president of the United States. As a result, the conventional wisdom about his presidency misses many of his greatest...


Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County

by Kristen Green

In the wake of the Supreme Court's unanimous Brown v. Board of Education decision, Virginia's Prince Edward County refused to obey the law. Rather than desegregate, the county closed its public schools, locking...


Chasing Rumor: A Season Fly Fishing in Patagonia

by Cameron Chambers

A blip of prosperity at the turn of the 20th century brought American trout to Patagonia, then for a half-century they were forgotten to fight wars and build a nation. Rediscovered by fishermen a half-century...