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The Butterfly Groove: A Mother's Mystery, A Daughter's Journey

by Jessica Barraco

In an attempt to solve the mystery of her deceased mother's life, Jessica Barraco retraces her mother's steps nearly forty years earlier-and finds herself along the way.


Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers

by James Donovan & Jason Matthews

Originally published in 1964, this is the “enthralling…truly remarkable” (The New York Times Book Review) insider account of the Cold War spy exchange that is now the subject of the major motion picture...


Poor Man's Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking

by Elissa Altman

Based on the James Beard Award-Winning Blog

Born and raised in New York to a food-phobic mother and a food-fanatical father, Elissa learned early on that fancy is always best. After a childhood spent dining at...


Reading Claudius: A Memoir in Two Parts

by Caroline Heller

A stunning elegy to a vanished time, Caroline Heller’s memoir traces the lives of her parents, her uncle, and their circle of intellectuals and dreamers from Central Europe on the eve of World War II to present-day...


Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings

by Shirley Jackson, Laurence Hyman & Sarah Hyman Dewitt

From the renowned author of “The Lottery” and The Haunting of Hill House, a spectacular new volume of previously unpublished and uncollected stories, essays, and other writings.

Shirley Jackson is one of...


Walking with Abel: Journeys with the Nomads of the African Savannah

by Anna Badkhen

An intrepid journalist joins the planet’s largest group of nomads on an annual migration that, like them, has endured for centuries.

 

Anna Badkhen has forged a career chronicling life in extremis around the...


Asylum

by William Seabrook & Joe Ollmann

"With zombies in vogue and his books coming back onto the market after decades out of print, maybe old Willie Seabrook, the lost king of the weird, can finally get the recognition and infamy he earned." ―...


Amazing Grace: A Tribute to You, The Story of Us

by Donna M Jackson, Bobbie Christmas & Kimberly Brook-Arnold

This riveting and heart-felt testimony reveals God in each chapter of Donna's life and on every page of the book. Just when you were convinced that God is a distant being, and much too busy with managing the...


Mess: One Man's Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act

by Barry Yourgrau

Hilarious and poignant, a glimpse into the mind of someone who is both a sufferer from and an investigator of clutter.

Millions of Americans struggle with severe clutter and hoarding. New York writer and bohemian...


A Family Apart:  Sleuthing the Mysteries of Abandonment, Adoption and DNA

by Craig A Steffen

A Family Apart - Sleuthing the Mysteries of Abandonment, Adoption and DNA is a fascinating ride into the methodical quest of an orphan to uncover the truth about his origins. Even more, this book delves into...


My First Hundred Years in Show Business: A Memoir

by Mary Louise Wilson

The unabashedly funny and forthright memoir by the Tony Award winner for Grey Gardens, detailing the singular life and career of one of our most admired and acclaimed stage actors Mary Louise Wilson became a...


From Exile to Washington: A Memoir of Leadership in the Twentieth Century

by Michael Blumenthal

“An engrossing personal narrative and a thoughtful reflection on leadership.” —Henry Kissinger In a life that has spanned nearly nine decades and has taken him across the world and back, W. Michael Blumenthal...


Ms. Cheevious in Hollywood: My Zany Years Spent Working in Tinsel Town

by Lisa Jey Davis

When Lisa Jey Davis (aka Ms. Cheevious) decides to tell her story of working in television as a single mom in Tinsel Town, she does it with loads of mischief, a ton of chocolate and an ounce of vodka. If you...


Leaving Home with Half a Fridge

by Arathi Menon

What happens when you realize you have kissed the wrong frog? Do you stop kissing, find another frog or learn how to live without one? Leaving Home with Half a Fridge is a heart-warming tale of one woman's journey...


Barefoot to Avalon

by David Payne

“A defining voice for his generation…Payne is extraordinarily gifted—Boston Globe

In 2000, while moving his household from Vermont to North Carolina, author David Payne watched from his rearview mirror as...


I Escaped from a Nazi Death Camp

by Edmond Vandievoet & Untold Stories

May 1940. Edmond Vandievoet is 34 and wishes only one thing: to serve his country.

Enrolled in the Belgian army, he will escape captivity a first time and will flee to Paris, where he will specialize in the passing...


This Is Not a Love Story: A Memoir

by Judy Brown

"An instant classic.... With echoes of Scout Finch, the feisty Menuchah guides readers on an unforgettable journey." --Leah Vincent, author of Cut Me Loose.

In this tender and hilarious memoir of an ultraorthodox...


Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton class

Dan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream. As a boy, he came here legally with his family....


'Til We Meet Again: A Memoir of Love and War

by Ray Whipps, Betty Whipps & Craig Borlase

Ray and Betty Whipps both served in Europe during WWII: Ray as an infantryman under General Patton in the trenches of Normandy, Paris, and Belgium, and Betty as a field nurse in Cherbourg, France. The two met...


On Raven's Wing

by Kate Maesen

At the age of ten the author had her first OBE, a journey to the beautiful world beyond death. Later when seriously ill she experienced a miraculous light bringing her healing, which set her on a path to find...