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Warriors of the Rainbow: A Chronicle of the Greenpeace Movement from 1971 to 1979

by Robert Hunter & Kumi Naidoo

A gripping personal account, this book is written by a man who participated in some of the most publicized international environmental actions ever undertaken. Robert Hunter was a much loved member of Greenpeace...


Coasting: A Year By the Bay

by Susan Kurosawa

Tired of soy milk lattes and eternal traffic snarls, journalist Susan Kurosawa and husband Graeme Blundell bought a 1920s fishing shack at Hardys Bay on the NSW Central Coast and set about transforming it into...


Noike: A Memoir of Leon Ginsburg: One Boy's Remarkable Journey of Survival through the Holocaust

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Noike's journey begins when the Einsatzgruppen, a Nazi death squad, descends upon his hometown of Maciejow, Poland in 1942, and murders his family and thousands of their neighbors.


The Avenue: A Newcastle Backstreet Boyhood

by Samuel W W Herbert & David Cunningham

The Avenue stretched from Elswick Road to Scotswood Road, and almost every house in it was tenemented. There were four courtyards and a conglomeration of passages. Situated at one end of each of these courtyards...


Among Muslims: Meetings at the Frontiers of Pakistan

by Kathleen Jamie

When ten Pakistani men walk into Kathleen Jamie’s small Scottish town on a peace march, in November 2001, she is thrown back to her own travels in Northern Pakistan and a book she wrote a decade earlier.

Among...


Noike: A Memoir of Leon Ginsburg: One Boy's Remarkable Journey of Survival through the Holocaust

by Suzanne Ginsburg

Noike's journey begins when the Einsatzgruppen, a Nazi death squad, descends upon his hometown of Maciejow, Poland in 1942, and murders his family and thousands of their neighbors.


The Last Light Breaking: Living Among Alaska's Inupiat Eskimos

by Mr. Nick Jans

From his home in remote Eskimo Village, Nick Jans leads us into a vast, magical world: Alaska's Brooks Range. Drawn from fourteen years of arctic experience, The Last Light Breaking offers a rare perspective...


Winging It!: Jack Jefford, Pioneer Alaskan Aviator

by Mr. Jack Jefford & Ms. Carmen Jefford Fisher

Jack Jefford shares stories of his gripping rescues, white-knuckle crackups, and wild adventures that come from flying the not always friendly skies of Alaska.


House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East

by Anthony Shadid

A crowning achievement in the career of revered journalist Anthony Shadid—who died while on assignment in Syria in February 2012—House of Stone tells the story of rebuilding Shadid's ancestral home in Lebanon...


Rocking the Pink: Finding Myself on the Other Side of Cancer

by Laura Roppé

In 2008, just as Laura Roppé was poised to burst onto the music scene, her doctor called her with news that left her spinning—she had been diagnosed with an extremely aggressive form of breast cancer. Just...


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.


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,...