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Now and at the Hour of Our Death

by Susana Moreira Marques & Julia Sanches

A nurse sleeps at the bedside of his dying patients; a wife deceives her husband by never telling him he has cancer; a bedridden man has to be hidden from his demented and amorous eighty-year-old wife. In her...


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup

Having been born a freeman, and for more than thirty years enjoyed the blessings of liberty in a free State—and having at the end of that time been kidnapped and sold into Slavery, where I remained, until...


And You May Find Yourself

by Paul Dalgarno

And You May Find Yourself is the hilarious and harrowing account of a Scottish émigré in Melbourne, in search of a job so that his young family can live, and desperately at odds with his new found role as...


Life is Good: The Book

by Bert Jacobs & John Jacobs

From Life is Good founders and brothers Bert and John Jacobs, this inspiring book of wisdom celebrates the power of optimism: the driving force behind their beloved, socially conscious clothing and lifestyle...


Accused: My Fight for Truth, Justice, and the Strength to Forgive

by Tonya Craft & Mark Dagostino

This is the true story of a woman who prevailed against the most heinous accusations imaginable.

Tonya Craft, a Georgia kindergarten teacher and loving mother of two, never expected a knock on her door to change...


Note Found in a Bottle

by Susan Cheever

Born into a world ruled and defined by the cocktail hour, in which the solution to any problem could be found in a dry martini or another glass of wine, Susan Cheever led a life both charmed and damned. She...


Nine Essential Things I've Learned About Life

by Harold S. Kushner

From the beloved author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, deeply moving and illuminating reflections on what it means to live a good life.

As a congregational rabbi for half a century and the best-selling...


Tales from the Back Row: An Outsider's View from Inside the Fashion Industry

by Amy Odell

Funny and fearless, Tales from the Back Row is a keenly observed collection of personal essays about what it’s really like to be a young woman working in the fashion industry.

In Tales from the Back Row, Cosmopolitan.com...


These Things Happen

by Greg Fleet

For 30 years Greg Fleet has been one of Australia's most widely known and best loved comedians. For the same period, he's had a drug habit that has delivered him comedy and tragedy in equal parts.

These Things...


Black Gold - Black Scorpion

by George S Boughton

we will aim at everything - even if it is not moving. Black Gold - Black Scorpion recounts the lives of a young oil engineer, his wife and newborn child, during the Biafran War, when they inadvertently lived...


Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

by Leah Lax

A naïve lesbian teen in Texas is drawn into a group of Hassidic Jews with their offers of refuge from her troubled family and promises of eternal love. She becomes one of them, but ultimately, as a forty-something...


Bandaging the Blitz

by Phyll Macdonald Ross & Ian Roberts

In 1938, eighteen-year-old Phyllis Ellsworth packs her bags, says goodbye to her anxious parents and sets off from her quiet seaside home for the Hackney Hospital in London's bustling East End, where she is...


Boy

by Nigel Cooper

“My parents had to try for eighteen months to conceive me, but my father was adamant he wanted one last child. After eighteen months of trying, my mother eventually conceived and nine months later I was born....


Miracle Mongers and Their Methods

by Harry Houdini

"All wonder," said Samuel Johnson, "is the effect of novelty on ignorance." Yet we are so created that without something to wonder at we should find life scarcely worth living. That fact does not make ignorance...


The Whirl

by Andre Agassi

What’s heaven to seven-year-old Andre Agassi? To never play tennis again. Yet his father has other plans. Mike Agassi was born in Iran, where Allied soldiers gave him a racket after the war and introduced...


Kill the Silence: A Survivor's Life Reclaimed

by Monika Korra

In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Kørra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim...


The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis

by Simon Goodman

The passionate, gripping, true story of one man’s single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy.

Simon Goodman’s grandparents...


Elle & Coach: Diabetes, the Fight for My Daughter's Life, and the Dog Who Changed Everything

by Stefany Shaheen & Mark Dagostino

"Much more than a heartwarming story about a triumphant little girl and her amazing dog. It's a book about never giving up hope."- Michael J. Fox, actor, producer, and activist

Elle & Coach is the true story...


The Face That Changed It All: A Memoir

by Allison Samuels, Beverly Johnson & André Leon Talley

A revelatory and redemptive memoir from Beverly Johnson, the first black supermodel to grace the cover of Vogue, and who, over five hundred magazine covers later, remains one of the most successful glamour girls...


Good Mourning

by Elizabeth Meyer

In this funny, insightful memoir, a young socialite risks social suicide when she takes a job at a legendary funeral chapel on New York City’s Upper East Side.

Good Mourning offers a behind-the-scenes look...