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Ms. Cheevious in Hollywood: My Zany Years Spent Working in Tinsel Town

by Lisa Jey Davis

When Lisa Jey Davis (aka Ms. Cheevious) decides to tell her story of working in television as a single mom in Tinsel Town, she does it with loads of mischief, a ton of chocolate and an ounce of vodka. If you...


Leaving Home with Half a Fridge

by Arathi Menon

What happens when you realize you have kissed the wrong frog? Do you stop kissing, find another frog or learn how to live without one? Leaving Home with Half a Fridge is a heart-warming tale of one woman's journey...


Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton class

Dan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream. As a boy, he came here legally with his family....


Gonzo Girl: A Novel

by Cheryl Della Pietra

“Long after the last drink is poured and the final gunshot fired, Cheryl Della Pietra’s novel inspired by her time as Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant will linger in your mind. This debut novel is raucous,...


The Trip: Andy Warhol's Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure

by Deborah Davis

From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a book about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took from New York to LA in 1963, and how that journey—and the numerous artists and celebrities he encountered—profoundly...


Green Hills of Africa: The Hemingway Library Edition

by Ernest Hemingway

His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where...


The Pine Tar Game: The Kansas City Royals, the New York Yankees, and Baseball's Most Absurd and Entertaining Controversy

by Filip Bondy

An award-winning veteran sportswriter who personally covered the Pine Tar Game looks back and explores one of the wackiest events in baseball history.

On July 24, 1983, during the finale of a heated four-game...


The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat: The Life of Ra Lotsawa

by Ra Yeshe Senge & Bryan J. Cuevas

The story of Tibet’s notorious master of Buddhist sorcery—translated for the first time into English

An essential sacred text of Tibetan Buddhism, The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat tells the wondrous story...


Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South

by Christopher Dickey

Between the Confederacy and recognition by Great Britain stood one unlikely Englishman who hated the slave trade. His actions helped determine the fate of a nation.

 

When Robert Bunch arrived in Charleston to...


'74 and Sunny

by A. J. Benza

A surprisingly tender coming-of-age story of a close-knit yet tough Sicilian-American family that accepts and welcomes a young boy struggling to understand himself—by the former Daily News (New York) gossip...


The Scarlet Sisters

by Helen Batten

‘Oh my goodness – another girl Mrs Swain!’

Clara’s normal iron composure broke and she screamed, ‘No! That’s not the bloody deal!’

And that is how my nanna, Bertha Swain, entered the world.

When...


Siete Voces

by Rita Guibert

Profundas y emotivas entrevistas personales por Rita Guibert a Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Miguel Angel Asturias, Octavio Paz, Julio Cortázar, Gabriel García Márquez y Guillermo Cabrera Infante. El premio...


Seven Voices

by Rita Guibert

In-depth and personal interviews by Rita Guibert of Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Miguel Angel Asturias, Octavio Paz, Julio Cortázar, Gabriel García Márquez and Guillermo Cabrera Infante. The Nobel Prize...


Out of the Firing Line...Into the Foyer: My Remarkable Story

by Andy Merriman, Bruce Copp & Dame Judi Dench

War hero and '60s Soho doyen Bruce Copp has lived a unique life in which he has formed lifelong friendships with celebrities, swam regularly with a James Bond, hung out with Lenny Bruce and spent an unforgettable...


Smokejumper

by Jason A. Ramos & Julian Smith

Enter a world of breathtaking danger and beauty: In this remarkable memoir, veteran smokejumper Jason Ramos offers a rare inside look at the lives of airborne firefighters, the select few who parachute into...


Between the World and Me: Notes on the First 150 Years in America

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race...


The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics

by Barton Swaim

Barton Swaim was struggling to find an academic job—he’d recently received a PhD in English—when he sent his resume to Mark Sanford, the conservative and controversial governor of South Carolina. He thought...


Genius At Play: The Curious Mind of John Horton Conway

by Siobhan Roberts

Conway is a creative genius." --Martin Gardner

An unabashed original, John Horton Conway is Archimedes, Mick Jagger, Salvador Dali, and Richard Feynman all rolled into one--a singular mathematician, with a rock...


All Dogs Go to Kevin: Everything Three Dogs Taught Me (That I Didn't Learn in Veterinary School)

by Jessica Vogelsang

ALL DOGS GO TO KEVIN is a humorous and touching memoir that will appeal to anyone who has ever loved an animal or lost hours in James Herriot's classic veterinary stories.

You can't always count on people,...


A Comedy & A Tragedy: A Memoir of Learning How to Read and Write

by Travis Hugh Culley

In this powerful memoir, former bicycle messenger and acclaimed author of The Immortal Class recounts his difficult journey to literacy.

 

A Comedy & A Tragedy is the story of one young man’s effort to teach...