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They Call Me Supermensch

by Shep Gordon

An eye-popping peek into entertainment industry from the magnetic force who has worked with an impeccable roster of stars throughout his storied career.

In the course of his legendary career as a manager, agent,...


Based on a True Story: A Memoir

by Norm Macdonald

Wild, dangerous, and flat-out unbelievable, here is the incredible memoir of the actor, gambler, raconteur, SNL veteran, and one of the best stand-up comedians of all time.

 

As this book’s title suggests,...


I Am Duran: My Autobiography

by Roberto Duran

They called him “Manos de Piedra”—Hands of Stone—and he was one of the greatest boxers of all time. Now Roberto Durán tells his unbelievable story: from the streets of Panama to being crowned one of...


Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future

by Caitlin Shetterly

A disquieting and meditative look at the issue that started the biggest food fight of our time--GMOs. From a journalist and mother who learned that genetically modified corn was the culprit behind what was making...


The 100-Pound Gangster

by Henry Lin

Henry Lin spent most of his precocious youth involved with the international criminal underworld. By the age of fourteen, he was involved with a notorious San Francisco triad with links to Hong Kong and mainland...


Exile on Front Street

by George Christie

After forty years in the Hells Angels, George Christie was ready to retire. As president of the high-profile Ventura charter of the club, he had been the yin to Sonny Barger’s yang. Barger was the reckless...


Body 2.0: Finding My Edge Through Loss and Mastectomy

by Krista Hammerbacher Haapala

An authentic, inspiring guide to reframing adversity that provides a new perspective on preventative mastectomy, told through the lens of the author's personal experience.


Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters

by Lizabeth Meredith

When her daughters are kidnapped and taken to Greece by their non-custodial father, single mom Lizbeth Meredith vows to bring her them home-and give them a better childhood than her own.


Scattering Ashes: A Memoir of Letting Go

by Joan Z. Rough

A daughter's chronicle of what happens when she invites her alcoholic and emotionally abusive mother to move in with her in hopes of helping her through the final stages of life-and her dream of mending their...


Marrow

by Elizabeth Lesser

The author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open returns with a visceral and profound memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant—one the donor and one the recipient—begin a...


Called: The Making & Unmaking of a Nun

by Marge Rogers Barrett

Margaret Rogers grew up in a large family in a small town on the prairie, lively and free-spirited. But in high school, God called her. In 1963, she entered the convent to become Sister Zoe. And then she was...


Happy to Be Here: A Transplant Takes Root in Farmville, Virginia

by Karen A. Bellenir

What happens when someone from a northern city's suburbs packs up and moves to the rural south? For Karen Bellenir, the transition involved finding her place in the life of a small town, making connections,...


We Are Arrested

by Can Dündar

Following the dramatic events of July 2016, the global spotlight has fallen on Turkey's increasingly authoritarian government, led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. International observers fear the attempted...


Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

by Mike Love

Mike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th...


Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame

by Mara Wilson

“Growing up, I wanted to be Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight.” —Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City

“Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking.” —Jenny Lawson, author...


Change Maker: How My Brother's Death Woke Up My Life

by Rebecca Austill-Clausen & Micki McAllister

Rebecca Austill Clausen was workaholic businesswoman with no prior psychic experience when she discovered that she could talk with her dead brother, not to mention multiple other spirits-and a whole new world...


All Set for Black, Thanks.: A New Look at Mourning

by Miriam Weinstein

A wry, irreverent take on how we mourn, how we remember, and how we keep our dead with us even as we (sort of) let them go.


Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith

by Cookie Johnson & Denene Millner

In her new memoir, Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson, shares details of her marriage, motherhood, faith, and how an HIV diagnosis twenty-five years ago changed the course of their...


REDEEMED: The Story of a Marriage Torn by the Effects of Past Abuse & Restored by Faith

by Shannon M Deitz

Everyone wants the fairy tale, but fairy tales don’t come easy when the marriage is battling to overcome past shame, sin and betrayal. Shannon Deitz divulges in the early struggles of her marriage to Neal...


Losing Helen