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#GIRLBOSS

by Sophia Amoruso

"A #GIRLBOSS is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it."

The first thing Sophia Amoruso sold online wasn't fashion-it was a stolen book. She spent her teens hitchhiking,...


His Name Is Ron: Our Search for Justice

by Kim Goldman

This book is not about OJ. Simpson or his "Dream Team." This book is not another rehash of the "Trial of the Century." It is about Ron Golman and his blended family. Overnight and through tragedy, this quiet,...


Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults

by Jessica Pan & Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Two best friends document their post-college lives in a hilarious, relatable, and powerfully honest epistolary memoir.

Fast friends since they met at Brown University during their freshman year, Jessica Pan...


Stand Up Straight and Sing!

by Jessye Norman

One of America's most admired and decorated singers tells her inspiring life story, from the segregated south to the world's greatest stages. 


Chasing the Rose: An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside

by Andrea Di Robilant

From the author of the best-selling A Venetian Affair, here is the charming chronicle of his search for the identity of a mysterious old rose. Andrea di Robilant’s tale takes us back to the time of Josephine...


Aux Trois Saisons - An Inn in Burgundy: Second Edition

by Morton Sobel

The story of the creation and life of an inn in the French Burgundy wine country, as told by the author, a former professor at the Harvard School of Dentistry. Complete with menus and recipes he used at the...


Children of Separation and Loss

by Gertrude Pollitt

Gertrude Pollitt recounts the challenges of her adventurous life. After a privileged childhood in Vienna, she fled the Nazis, survived the London Blitz, helped war-traumatized children in Germany, and emigrated...


Rescuing Julia Twice: A Mother's Tale of Russian Adoption and Overcoming Reactive Attachment Disorder

by Tina Traster & Melissa Fay Greene

In moving and refreshingly candid prose, Rescuing Julia Twice tells Traster’s foreign-adoption story, from dealing with the bleak landscape and inscrutable adoption handlers in Siberia, to her feelings of...


Notes from Nethers: Growing Up in a Sixties Commune

by Sandra Lee Eugster

A unique and honest account of the author's childhood spent on a commune in rural Virginia. Nethers, as the commune came to be called, was the creation of Eugster's idealistic and headstrong mother, Carla. The...


Peter Orlovsky, A Life in Words: Intimate Chronicles of  a Beat Writer

by Peter Orlovsky & Bill Morgan

"The Peter Orlovsky you will meet in this book has only a slight resemblance to the wacky kid immortalized in Kerouac's sunny pages as 'the greatest man in San Francisco' or the silent companion in Ginsberg's...


Was It Something I Said?: Misadventures in Suburbia

by Ros Thomas

Whether writing about the homesick Irishman she found on the beach, her foiled attempt to seduce her husband or why dog-people and cat-people can never be friends, journalist Ros Thomas writes with the kind...


The Longshoreman: A Life at the Water's Edge

by Richard Shelton

'When I first urged Richard Shelton to write his naturalist's memoir, I never expected him to produce a classic. But he has.' Redmond O'Hanlon, author of Trawler

Fish have been a lifelong obsession for Richard...


The Keillor Reader

by Garrison Keillor

Stories, essays, poems, and personal reminiscences from the sage of Lake Wobegon

When, at thirteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer,...


Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest

by Jen Doll

From a fresh and exciting new voice, a hilarious and insightful examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.

Weddings. They're fun, festive,...


The Hoops Whisperer: On the Court and Inside the Heads of Basketball's Best Players

by Idan Ravin

Basketball's most unlikely-and most sought-after-training guru offers an inside look at his career, his methods, and the all-star players whose games he's helped transform.

Where do the best basketball players...


Bad Dog!: A Memoir of Love, Beauty, and Redemption in Dark Places

by Lin Jensen

What would happen if, instead of bolting your doors against the intrusion of demons you invited them in?

Bad Dog! is a vivid testament to the unforeseen love, beauty, and redemption discovered in the most difficult...


They Fought Alone: The True Story of SOE's Agents in Wartime France

by Maurice Buckmaster & Mick Smith

‘Set Europe ablaze.’ The order came from Churchill himself. The result was the Special Operations Executive – the SOE. Established in 1941 with the aim of supplying Occupied France with a steady stram of...


The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village That Restored Them All

by Don Wallace

"On a tiny French island, a couple of American dreamers redefine their lives by restoring a ruin-which in this lovely, shimmering story becomes a parable of a saner, greener, more sustainable path that we all...


The Sea Inside

by Philip Hoare

A yearlong adventure through the world’s oceans with Philip Hoare, the award-winning author of The Whale

In colorful prose and lively line drawings, Hoare sets out to rediscover the sea and its islands, birds,...


Part Swan, Part Goose: An Uncommon Memoir of Womanhood, Work, and Family

by Swoosie Kurtz & Joni Rodgers

In a wise, warmhearted memoir that celebrates her extraordinary life and stellar career, Swoosie Kurtz shares just the right combination of personal misadventure and showbiz lore, candidly reflecting on the...