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Falling in Love with Joseph Smith: My Search for the Real Prophet

by Jane Barnes

When award-winning documentary film writer Jane Barnes was working on the PBS Frontline/American Experience special series The Mormons, she was surprised to find herself passionately drawn to Joseph Smith. The...


The Forgetting River: A Modern Tale of Survival, Identity, and the Inquisition

by Doreen Carvajal

The unexpected and moving story of an American journalist who works to uncover her family’s long-buried Jewish ancestry in Spain.

Raised a Catholic in California, New York Times journalist Doreen Carvajal...


The Snows of Yesteryear

by Gregor Von Rezzori, H. F. Broch De Rothermann & John Banville

Gregor von Rezzori was born in Czernowitz, a onetime provincial capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire that was later to be absorbed successively into Romania, the USSR, and the Ukraine—a town that was everywhere...


By the Book: A Reader's Guide to Life

by Ramona Koval

By the Book is Ramona Koval's love letter to books and writing.

What is it about reading that we love so much? Why do books make our lives so much richer?

Ramona Koval's By the Book is about reading and living,...


Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret

by Molly Walling

Growing up, Molly Walling could not fathom the source of the dark and intense discomfort in her family home. Then in 2006 she discovered her father's complicity in the murder of two black men on December 12,...


We End in Joy: Memoirs of a First Daughter

by Angela Fordice Jordan

We End in Joy: Memoirs of a First Daughter offers an extraordinary perspective on public life in an intimate account from the daughter of a highly controversial southern governor and a widely beloved first lady....


Paris: A Love Story

by Kati Marton

This is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris, or with Paris.

PARIS: A LOVE STORY

is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended.

In this remarkably honest and candid...


Paris: A Love Story

by Kati Marton

This is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris, or with Paris.

PARIS: A LOVE STORY

is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended.

In this remarkably honest and candid...


Edwin Arlington Robinson: A Poet's Life

by Scott Donaldson

At the time of his death in 1935, Edwin Arlington Robinson was regarded as the leading American poet-the equal of Frost and Stevens. In this biography, Scott Donaldson tells the intriguing story of this poet's...


A Private Life: Fragments, memories, friends

by Michael Kirby

A collection of reminiscences that reveal the private Michael Kirby, opening up as never before in a beautifully written, reflective and generous memoir.


Nowhere but Up: The Story of Justin Bieber's Mom

by Pattie Mallette & A. J. Gregory

For the first time ever, get the complete story of Justin Bieber's mother's amazing spiritual journey from brokenness and despair to wholeness and hope.


Conversations with Gorbachev: On Perestroika, the Prague Spring, and the Crossroads of Socialism

by Mikhail Gorbachev, Zdenek Mlynar & George Shriver

Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynar were friends for half a century, since they first crossed paths as students in 1950. Although one was a Russian and the other a Czech, they were both ardent supporters of...


Stories for Boys: A Memoir

by Grégory Martin

In this memoir of fathers and sons, Gregory Martin struggles to reconcile the father he thought he knew with a man who has just survived a suicide attempt; a man who had been having anonymous affairs with men...


Cruel Harvest

by Fran Grubb

"Get out here, now, or I'm gonna kill you!" he hollered.

Little girls are hardwired to hold their daddies in high esteem, so it comes as a shock the first time a daughter feels the back of her daddy's hand across...


From the Bottom of the Heap: The Autobiography of Black Panther Robert Hillary King

by Robert Hillary King, Mumia Abu-Jamal & Dr. Terry Kupers

Expanded and updated with new photographs and stories, this autobiography of one of the Angola Three traces the life of Robert Hillary King from his early days in Louisiana, through a troubled adolescence, a...


The Bowden Way: 50 Years of Leadership Wisdom

by Bobby Bowden & Steve Bowden

As head football coach at Florida State, Bobby Bowden has won two national championships and compiled an astounding resume of all-time credentials. Filled with personal anecdotes, famous names, and fascinating...


Jane Doe No More: My 15-Year Fight to Reclaim My Identity--A True Story of Survival, Hope, and Redemption

by M. William Phelps & Donna Palomba

In 1993, Donna Palomba was raped by a masked assailant in her own home. Yet, her story is more than a victim’s tale of physical and emotional recovery. It is a story of one woman’s hunt for justice while...


Tom Dodge Talks About Texas: Radio Vignettes and Other Observations 1989-1999

by Tom Dodge

Tom Dodge is at his best when he talks about Texas. This collection of writings over the past decade includes his most poignant and provocative National Public Radio vignettes as well as longer pieces from newspapers...


Chartered Territory: An Engineer Abroad

by Ben Zabulis

childhood trauma; childhood memories; wartime romance; blitzen; blitzkrieg; childhood hope childhood; war between the states; personal recovery; war; london; warfare; london stories; wartime; personals; childhood...


Only the Makers Name

by Ray Blyth

Only The Makers Name is the poignant and reflective memoir of acclaimed Flying Instructor Ray Blyth. Spanning the years of his childhood growing up in a small terraced house on the outskirts of King?s Lynn in...