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Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond

by Lilly Ledbetter

The courageous story of the woman at the center of the historic discrimination case that inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act--her fight for equal rights in the workplace, and how her determination...


You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations

by Michael Ian Black

Following his first book of hilarious essays in My Custom Van, Michael Ian Black expands his commentary to the subject that has made him one of the most-followed celebrities on Twitter: his irreverent take on...


The North Runner

by R.D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein

The North Runner is a true and moving story of the building of trust between a man and an exceptional dog that was half wolf, half Alaskan Malamute, and the resulting mutual affection and respect between them....


Lessons in Simply Being: Finding the Peace Within Tumult

by Carol O. Eckerman

Lessons in Simply Being is the memoir of a recovering control addict who finds meaning in life after the collapse of all she had clung to. Plunged into despair, she calls upon the skills honed in her thirty-four...


The Final Curtsey: A Royal Memoir by the Queen's Cousin

by Margaret Rhodes

This is the intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes, the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and the niece of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Margaret was born into the Scottish aristocracy,...


Talking with My Mouth Full: My Life as a Professional Eater

by Gail Simmons

When Top Chef judge Gail Simmons first graduated from college, she felt hopelessly lost. All her friends were going to graduate school, business school, law school . . . but what was she going to do? Fortunately,...


King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

by Peggielene Bartels & Eleanor Herman

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of...


Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room

by Geoff Dyer

From a writer whose mastery encompasses fiction, criticism, and the fertile realm between the two, comes a new book that confirms his reputation for the unexpected.

In Zona, Geoff Dyer attempts to unlock the...


The Untold Truth: "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

by Author Howard Dewitt Linson

Howard D. Linson joined the U.S. Army at age 18 in 1998 and served for nine years. He rose to the rank of Sergeant and was honorably discharged in 2007. He currently lives in Marshall, Texas.


Nowolipie Street

by Józef Hen & Krystyna Boron

Hen's memoir is about growing up in a middle-class Jewish family in Warsaw during the 1920's and 30's, up through the first few months of the German occupation. Nowolipie Street, where Hen lived as a child and...


Charlotte Au Chocolat: Memories of a Restaurant Girlhood

by Charlotte Silver

Like Eloise growing up in the Plaza Hotel, Charlotte Silver grew up in her mother's restaurant. Located in Harvard Square, Upstairs at the Pudding was a confection of pink linen tablecloths and twinkling chandeliers,...


Memoirs of Montparnasse

by John Glassco & Louis Begley

Memoirs of Montparnasse is a delicious book about being young, restless, reckless, and without cares. It is also the best and liveliest of the many chronicles of 1920s Paris and the exploits of the lost generation....


My Traitor

by Sorj Chalandon

My Traitor tells the story of Antoine, an idealistic young French violin-maker, who takes a train from Dublin to Belfast in 1977 and is propelled into the heart of the Falls Road and the Republican movement,...


What the Curlew Said: Nostos Continued

by John Moriarty

'Now again I live in a river-mirrored house, the house a cottage, and the river that mirrors it broadening out twice a day into an estuary lake fished by otters and herons and, when the salmon are running, by...


Serious Sounds

by John Moriarty

A wonderful walk through the story of Moriarty's childhood growing up on a small farm in north Kerry, and his lifelong engagement with traditional Catholic sacraments, taking as his point of departure Philip...


McDowell on McDowell

by R.B. B. McDowell

Between clubs, dining halls, libraries, institutions and good addresses in the country, R.B. McDowell, born in September 1913, had led the charmed and energized existence of a distinguished bachelor don, embellishing...


The Songman

by Tommy Sands

With a Fenian fiddle in one ear and an Orange drum in the other', singer Tommy Sands was reared in the foothills of the Mourne mountains, where he still lives. As a child, he was immersed in folk music - his...


A Writer's Notebook

by W. Somerset Maugham

Filled with keen observations, autobiographical notes, and the seeds of many of Maugham's greatest works, A Writer's Notebook is a unique and exhilarating look into a great writer's mind at work. From nearly...


Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars

by Scotty Bowers & Lionel Friedberg

Newly discharged from the Marines after World War II, Scotty Bowers arrived in Hollywood in 1946. Young, charismatic, and strikingly handsome, he quickly caught the eye of many of the town’s stars and starlets....


Black Glasses Like Clark Kent

by Terese Svoboda

After her Uncle's suicide, Terese Svoboda investigates his stunning claim that MPs may have executed their own men during the occupation of Japan after World War II [Our captain] commended us for being good...