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The Cost

by Ali Husnain & J. Chester

Born into a prominent Shia Muslim family in Pakistan, Ali had it all—prestige, security, wealth, social status. The Cost is the extraordinary story of his dramatic encounter with Jesus that would change...


My Sister's Wishes

Making Waves: How I fought off dolphins to swim with sharks

by Jason Bawden-Smith

Making Waves is a rich business autobiography, written by a very successful Australian entrepreneur who has stripped himself bare to share his life lessons and wisdom with the wider community in this fascinating...


What Happened, Miss Simone?: A Biography

by Alan Light

Inspired by the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping...


Wild by Nature

by Sarah Marquis & Stephanie Hellert

One woman

10,000 miles on foot

6 countries

8 pairs of hiking boots

3,000 cups of tea

1,000 days and nights

"The only way to survive three years of walking was to embrace the moment of now.”—from Wild by...


The Ribbons Are for Fearlessness: My Journey from Norway to Portugal beneath the Midnight Sun

by Catrina Davies

“Read this book if you have ever loved and lost. . . . It will inspire you.” —Monique Roffey, author of With the Kisses of His Mouth

Fuzzy-haired, neurotic, cello-playing Catrina is devastated when her lover,...


Love Sick

by Cory Martin

At 28, Cory Martin thought she had it all, a budding career as a writer in Hollywood, an apartment of her own, and a healthy obsession with yoga. But when she found herself on the floor of her apartment wailing...


Prince: The Man and His Music

by Matt Thorne

Famously reticent, perverse, and controversial, Prince is one of the few remaining superstars of the 1980s who still, perhaps, remains an enigma. Now a firm fixture in the pop canon, where such classics as "Purple...


Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: A Life In Music

by Dave Stewart

A no-holds-barred look into the remarkable life and career of the prolific musician, songwriter, and producer behind Eurythmics and dozens of pop hits.

 

Dave Stewart’s life has been a wild ride—one filled...


Liar: A Memoir

by Rob Roberge

An intense memoir about mental illness, memory and storytelling, from an acclaimed novelist.

 

When Rob Roberge learns that he's likely to have developed a progressive memory-eroding disease from years of hard...


Travels with Harley: Journeys in Search of Personal and National Identity

by Holshek Christopher

Colonel Holshek infuses a road trip across the United States with ruminations on what it means to be an American in today's world.


Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again

by Teresa Giudice & K.C. Baker

The star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey and three-time New York Times bestselling author offers a behind-the-scenes look at life in prison, her marriage, her rise to fame, the importance of her family,...


My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

by Chris Offutt

After inheriting 400 novels of pornography written by his father in the 1970s and ‘80s, critically acclaimed author Chris Offutt sets out to make sense of a complicated father-son relationship in this carefully...


The Girl Behind the Door: A Father's Quest to Understand His Daughter's Suicide

by John Brooks

An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father’s search for the truth about his teenage daughter’s suicide: “Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting...


9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

by Brion McClanahan

Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers...


Searching for Sappho: The Lost Songs and World of the First Woman Poet

by Philip Freeman

An exploration of the fascinating poetry, life, and world of Sappho, including a complete translation of all her poems.

For more than twenty-five centuries, all that the world knew of the poems of Sappho—the...


Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities

by Claudia Kalb

Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and...


Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

by Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua has been praised by the New York Times as “a master of subtle nuance in dealing with both Arab and Jewish society.” An Arab-Israeli who lived in Jerusalem for most of his life, Kashua started...


The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice

by Patricia Bell-Scott

A groundbreaking book—two decades in the works—that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, and the first lady of the United States, whose ancestry gave...


The Marriage Test: Our 40 Dates Before "I Do"

by Jill Andres & Brook Silva-Braga

A crash course in commitment: one couple and forty dates that could make or break their marriage before the wedding. 

 

Picking a partner is life’s most important decision, but how are we supposed to make...