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The First Beverly Hillbilly

by Ruth Henning & Carol Henning

A warm and funny memoir written from a Midwestern perspective, Ruth Henning shares the story of her husband Paul’s rise from a scriptwriter on some of Kansas City’s earliest radio shows to the genius behind...

This Little Art

by Kate Briggs

An essay with the reach and momentum of a novel, Kate Briggs’s This Little Art is a genre-bending song for the practice of literary translation, offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking on reading, writing...

Convicted: A Crooked Cop, an Innocent Man, and an Unlikely Journey of Forgiveness and Friendship

by Jameel Zookie McGee, Andrew Collins & Mark Tabb

Jameel McGee: “For the next three years not a day went by that I didn’t think about my son who I had never seen and the cop who had kept me from him. And for most of those three years I promised myself that...

Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change

by Ellen Pao

The “necessary and incisive” (Roxane Gay) account of the discrimination case that “has blown open a conversation about the status of women” in the workplace (The New York Times)


Remember Me As Loving You: A Daughter's Memoir

by Kimberly Childs

In her search for love and home, Kimberly Childs must find her way through her glamorous, alcoholic mother's world of London and Broadway glitz and her grandparents' Kentucky farm with an outhouse before landing...

Diaries Volume 6: From Blair to Brown, 2005 – 2007

by Alastair Campbell

One might have thought Alastair Campbell would disappear from view as Gordon Brown moved from No. 11 to No. 10. Far from it. Having negotiated the rapprochement which led to Brown taking a central role in the...


by Maurice Chittenden

On a hot, sunny day last August, the final newspaper still working from an office on London’s Fleet Street called ‘stop the press’ and closed its doors for the final time. Thirteen days later it was the...

The Future of Us: What the Dreams of Children Mean for Twenty-First-Century America

by Irwin Redlener & Jane Pauley

Raymond is a talented young artist who carries his work from homeless shelter to homeless shelter in a tattered bag but has never even been inside a museum. He is emblematic of the children that the renowned...

Remember Me As Loving You

by Kimberly Childs

• Author’s stepfather was Tony award-winning theatrical producer David Merrick, making her memoir of interest to Broadway enthusiasts. • Author’s mother was a publicist for the Savoy Hotel and had numerous...

The Future of Us

by Irwin Redlener & Jane Pauley

Raymond is a talented young artist who carries his work from homeless shelter to homeless shelter in a tattered bag but has never even been inside a museum. He is emblematic of the children that the renowned...

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane

by Gucci Mane & Neil Martinez-Belkin

The highly anticipated memoir from Gucci Mane, “one of hip-hop’s most prolific and admired artists” (The New York Times).

For the first time Gucci Mane tells his story in his own words. It is the captivating...

Spiritual Graffiti

by Mc Yogi

Before he was one of the most well-known yoga teachers in North America and an international hip hop artist, MC YOGI was a juvenile delinquent who was kicked out of three schools, sent to live at a group home...

You Have To Go Now

by Diane M Waterman

This is not a book full of medical terminology, I personally don’t know the language, but I do know the language of love. I lost two sisters who suffered from cancer. Not only can cancer be hard to deal with,...


by Redi Tlhabi

In May 2006 Jacob Zuma was found not guilty of the rape of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo – better known as Khwezi – in the Johannesburg High Court. Another nail was driven into the coffin of South Africa's fight...

Mission: Possible

by Ash Dykes

At the age of 23, Ash Dykes became the first person to walk, solo and unsupported, across Mongolia. His journey took 78 days and saw him trek over the Altai Mountains, the Gobi Desert and the Mongolian Steppe....

Clown & I

by Ryan Heffernan

Clown & I is a dangerous, steamy and soulful memoir from Ryan Heffernan, a man with bipolar disorder. Ryan really should have lived in another time. International celebrities get sweaty and spanked and life...

Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died

by Ty Alexander & Tia Williams

#1 Amazon Best Seller Coping With Loss The grieving process: Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey is one of the top bloggers today. She has a tremendous personal connection with her readers. This is never more apparent...

Harry: A Wilderness Dog Saga

by Chris Czajkowski

Taking up where Lonesome, the first bestselling wilderness dog, left off, here is another wilderness memoir from the perspective of Chris Czajkowski's canine companions.

On the Boundary

by Fred Dallmayr

The book records the author’s personal and intellectual maturation over a period of nine decades. This maturation was never purely self-propelled, but always occurred in response to teachings and experiences....

Landslide: True Stories

by Minna Proctor

Minna Proctor's Landslide is a collection of interconnected essays exploring the author's complicated relationship with her mother-who was diagnosed with cancer at age 57 and died a decade later-and the ways...