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Over at College: A Texas A&M Campus Kid in the 1930s

by James Knox Walker & Debbie Spies

In 1926 James Knox Walker, staff civil engineer in charge of building at A&M, and his new bride moved onto the campus of what was then known as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. The greater community,...


The Longest Mile: A Doctor, a Food Fight, and the Footrace that Rallied a Community Against Cancer

by Christine Meyer

In a moment of desperation, after seeing too many patients and loved ones battle cancer, a doctor starts running team-never dreaming what a positive impact it will have on her community.


The House That Made Me: Writers Reflect on the Places and People that Defined Them

by Grant Jarrett

A luminous anthology in which authors from around the world reflect on the homes, neighborhoods, and people that formed them.


Travels to Moscow

by Alison Giles

"Moscow is brutally ugly and exquisitely beautiful. A dichotomy of a human architecture that is outdated, crumbling and alienating alongside that which is progressive, upgraded and connected... "

In this travel...


The Fifth Sister: From Victim to Victor - Overcoming Child Abuse

by Laura Landgraf

Laura was ten, crouched outside her parents’ bedroom, when she overheard that her father had made her oldest sister pregnant. For the next eight years, she and her four sisters struggled to survive the nightmare...


Tragic is Magic

by Elexus P Hunter

As the oldest of three children, Elexus Hunter had to take on adult responsibilities while being subjected to the streets and unrelenting abuse from both family and friends. However, what could have easily been...


Turning the Page: Overcoming Abuse to Reach Life's Fulfillment

by Michael Bluemling Jr

Do you believe it is impossible to move past the abuse you have suffered? Do you feel responsible for the abuse or unworthy of being loved? You’re not to blame and you can move past it, as Michael Bluemling,...


The Autobiography of an American Ghetto Boy

by Tony Rose

An alternately poignant and powerful autobiography, a riveting overcoming-the-odds memoir. "A MUST READ!" - Kam Williams, Book Reviewer - Baret News Syndicate. The story of an African American child and young...


A Sense of Freedom

by Jimmy Boyle

Foreword by Irvine Welsh

'My life sentence had actually started the day I left my mother's womb...'

Jimmy Boyle grew up in Glasgow’s Gorbals. All around him the world was drinking, fighting and thieving. To...


Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again

by Kimberly Williams-Paisley & Michael J. Fox

Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country music artist, Brad...


True Crimes: A Family Album

by Kathryn Harrison

From acclaimed literary talent and New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Harrison comes a collection of provocative and illuminating essays. In True Crimes, conventional ideas of love, loss, forgiveness,...


On Being Raped

by R.M. Douglas

A personal and moral inquiry into the crime we do our best to ignore: the rape of adult men

When Raymond M. Douglas was an eighteen-year-old living in Europe, he was brutally raped by a Catholic priest. He eventually...


All Tomorrow's Parties: A Memoir

by Rob Spillman

Rob Spillman—the award-winning, charismatic cofounding editor of the legendary Tin House magazine—has devoted his life to the rebellious pursuit of artistic authenticity. Born in Germany to two driven musicians,...


Sex in the Museum

by Sarah Forbes

Sarah Forbes was in graduate school when she stumbled upon a museum dedicated to . . . sex. The anthropology student hesitated when her boyfriend suggested she apply for a job, but apply she did, and it wasn’t...


Consequence

by Eric Fair

A man questions everything--his faith, his morality, his country--as he recounts his experience as an interrogator in Iraq; an unprecedented memoir and "an act of incredible bravery" (Phil Klay)

"I tell Karin...


Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting

by Lesley Stahl

From one of the country’s most recognizable journalists: How becoming a grandmother transforms a woman’s life.

 

After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl’s most vivid and transformative experience...


The Full Catastrophe: A Memoir

by Karen Elizabeth Lee

She wasn't glad he died but she was glad he was gone. Karen, a highly educated professional woman, is determined to find her own life after a struggle that began with her abusive husband's last gift to her:...


Lily Was the Valley: Undone by Adoption

by Dann Robert Johnson

Difficulty unlooked for. Loss unforeseen. Hope forever.

They’d never heard about the darker sides of adoption. Never counted on illness. Or loss. As for Dann, his head had always ruled his heart. Now Lily...


Now Go Out There

by Mary Karr

A celebration of curiosity, compassion, and the surprising power of fear, based on the New York Times bestselling author and renowned professor’s 2015 commencement address at Syracuse University.

“Being smart...


Delta Lady

by Rita Coolidge & Michael Walker

The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter bares her heart and soul in this intimate memoir, a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience.

She inspired songs—Leon Russell wrote...