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The Cost

by Ali Husnain & J. Chester

Born into a prominent Shia Muslim family in Pakistan, Ali had it all—prestige, security, wealth, social status. The Cost is the extraordinary story of his dramatic encounter with Jesus that would change...


The Ribbons Are for Fearlessness: My Journey from Norway to Portugal beneath the Midnight Sun

by Catrina Davies

“Read this book if you have ever loved and lost. . . . It will inspire you.” —Monique Roffey, author of With the Kisses of His Mouth

Fuzzy-haired, neurotic, cello-playing Catrina is devastated when her lover,...


Love Sick

by Cory Martin

At 28, Cory Martin thought she had it all, a budding career as a writer in Hollywood, an apartment of her own, and a healthy obsession with yoga. But when she found herself on the floor of her apartment wailing...


Liar: A Memoir

by Rob Roberge

An intense memoir about mental illness, memory and storytelling, from an acclaimed novelist.

 

When Rob Roberge learns that he's likely to have developed a progressive memory-eroding disease from years of hard...


Travels with Harley: Journeys in Search of Personal and National Identity

by Holshek Christopher

Colonel Holshek infuses a road trip across the United States with ruminations on what it means to be an American in today's world.


The Girl Behind the Door: A Father's Quest to Understand His Daughter's Suicide

by John Brooks

An award-winning, candid, and compelling story of an adoptive father’s search for the truth about his teenage daughter’s suicide: “Rarely have the subjects of suicide, adoption, adolescence, and parenting...


Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

by Sayed Kashua

Sayed Kashua has been praised by the New York Times as “a master of subtle nuance in dealing with both Arab and Jewish society.” An Arab-Israeli who lived in Jerusalem for most of his life, Kashua started...


The Marriage Test: Our 40 Dates Before "I Do"

by Jill Andres & Brook Silva-Braga

A crash course in commitment: one couple and forty dates that could make or break their marriage before the wedding. 

 

Picking a partner is life’s most important decision, but how are we supposed to make...


A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance

by Theodora Ross & Siddhartha Mukherjee

Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer

 

There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and...


On My Own

by Diane Rehm

In a deeply personal and moving book, the beloved NPR radio host speaks out about the long drawn-out death (from Parkinson’s) of her husband of fifty-four years, and of her struggle to reconstruct her life...


Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon's Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart

by James R. Doty

Extraordinary things happen when we harness the power of both the brain and the heart

 

Growing up in the high desert of California, Jim Doty was poor, with an alcoholic father and a mother chronically depressed...


My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family and Love

by Rosie Rivera

The sister of “La Diva de la Banda”—legendary Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera—opens up for the first time about Jenni’s untimely death and her own triumph over abuse and addiction.

Growing up as...


Trying to Save Piggy Sneed: 20th Anniversary Edition

by John Irving & Susan Cheever

A commemorative hardcover edition of the only collection ever published of the celebrated novelist's shorter works.

Here is a treat for devoted fans of John Irving. First published twenty years ago, Trying to...


Where The Light Lives: A True Story about Death, Grief and Transformation

by Linda Cull, Frith Luton & Penny Sartori

Where The Light Lives is the inspirational memoir of Linda Cull, a young woman from a traditional Southern European culture which was traumatised and fragmented by the Second World War and civil conflicts, and...


Postcards from Here

by Penny Guisinger

Postcards from Here is a capturing of a community, a harsh and beautiful place, a family, and the internal experience of its author in the form of micro-essays. The book takes on the realities of rural New England...


Waiting for Buddy Guy: Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl

by Rashod Ollison

A coming-of-age memoir about a young boy in rural Arkansas who searches for himself and his distant father through soul music

Growing up in rural Arkansas, young Rashod Ollison turned to music to make sense of...


The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

by Austin Reed, Caleb Smith & David W. Blight

The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer—recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars—sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in...


Along the Bosphorus

by Orhan Pamuk

A Vintage Shorts Travel Selection

 

The Nobel Prize–winning novelist Orhan Pamuk reminisces on growing up on the banks of the mysterious Bosphorus in Istanbul.

 

From the ghostly yalis, splendid waterside...


Faithfully Religionless

by Timber Hawkeye

Discover the difference between feelings and emotions, the disparity between truths and facts, and the countless benefits of mindful living.

When his pursuit of happiness in Corporate America feels counterproductive,...