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Black Gold - Black Scorpion

by George S Boughton

we will aim at everything - even if it is not moving. Black Gold - Black Scorpion recounts the lives of a young oil engineer, his wife and newborn child, during the Biafran War, when they inadvertently lived...


Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

by Leah Lax

A naïve lesbian teen in Texas is drawn into a group of Hassidic Jews with their offers of refuge from her troubled family and promises of eternal love. She becomes one of them, but ultimately, as a forty-something...


Boy

by Nigel Cooper

“My parents had to try for eighteen months to conceive me, but my father was adamant he wanted one last child. After eighteen months of trying, my mother eventually conceived and nine months later I was born....


The Whirl

by Andre Agassi

What’s heaven to seven-year-old Andre Agassi? To never play tennis again. Yet his father has other plans. Mike Agassi was born in Iran, where Allied soldiers gave him a racket after the war and introduced...


Kill the Silence: A Survivor's Life Reclaimed

by Monika Korra

In 2009, college sophomore and track star Monika Kørra was grabbed by three men on her way home from a party and brutally raped. Within hours of being released, Monika resolved that she would not be a victim...


The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis

by Simon Goodman

The passionate, gripping, true story of one man’s single-minded quest to reclaim what the Nazis stole from his family, their beloved art collection, and to restore their legacy.

Simon Goodman’s grandparents...


Elle & Coach: Diabetes, the Fight for My Daughter's Life, and the Dog Who Changed Everything

by Stefany Shaheen & Mark Dagostino

The endearing true story of a Type-A mom struggling to care for a daughter who has Type 1 diabetes--and the incredible service dog who changes their lives for the better.

Stefany Shaheen takes readers on an...


The Face That Changed It All: A Memoir

by Allison Samuels, Beverly Johnson & André Leon Talley

A revelatory and redemptive memoir from Beverly Johnson, the first black supermodel to grace the cover of Vogue, and who, over five hundred magazine covers later, remains one of the most successful glamour girls...


Good Mourning

by Elizabeth Meyer

In this funny, insightful memoir, a young socialite risks social suicide when she takes a job at a legendary funeral chapel on New York City’s Upper East Side.

Good Mourning offers a behind-the-scenes look...


Fourth Down and 50: How One Night Almost Took Me from a Promising Football Career to 50-Years-to-Life

by James Leon "Jimmy" Wilson & Andrea Williams

From a murder charge to the San Diego Chargers—defensive back Jimmy Wilson spent more than two years in jail before he was acquitted of murder. In this motivational coming-of-age memoir, he shares the inspiring...


Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution

by Rachel Moran

An astonishingly brave memoir of prostitution and its lingering influence on a woman’s psyche and life.

“The best work by anyone on prostitution ever, Rachel Moran’s Paid For fuses the memoirist’s lived...


The Seed Beneath the Snow: Remembering George Mackay Brown

by Joanna Ramsey

This tender and personal memoir by the poet Joanna Ramsey of George Mackay Brown gives an account of some aspects of the last eight years of his life in Stromness, Orkney, and of the friendship between them....


In the Mind Fields: Exploring the New Science of Neuropsychoanalysis

by Casey Schwartz

“Everywhere I looked it seemed that we were being defined by what our brains were doing . . . Everywhere, there were hucksters and geniuses, all trying to colonize the new world of the brain.”

 

“I’d...


The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life

by Janice Kaplan

In this inspiring memoir backed by pioneering research, Janice Kaplan spends a year living gratefully and gains a fresh outlook that transforms her marriage, family life, work, health, and every day experience....


Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books

by Cara Nicoletti & Marion Bolognese

AN IRRESISTIBLE LITERARY FEAST Stories and recipes inspired by the world's great books As a young bookworm reading in her grandfather's butcher shop, Cara Nicoletti saw how books and food bring people to life....


Born on the Bayou: A Memoir

by Blaine Lourd

In the tradition of the modern classics The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer and The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr, Blaine Lourd’s meaningful debut Born on the Bayou is a powerful gothic memoir set in the bayous...


Boy in a Slouch Hat

by Ted George, George Richter & Carolyn Brown

For the Vietnam "police action', the way the world was seen, shaped and understood was irretrievably changed by war. In his humorous and moving memoir, Ted George gives voice to the experience that changed the...


Sins of the Mother

by Irene Kelly, Jennifer Kelly & Matt Kelly

Irene Kelly was brought up in poverty and abused by her mammy from an early age. But home life was still better than the time she spent in one of Dublin's industrial orphanages. In that harsh regime she was...


One Thousand Wells: How an Audacious Goal Taught Me to Love the World Instead of Save It

by Jena Lee Nardella & Donald Miller

Jena Nardella, cofounder of Blood:Water and one of Christianity Today’s 33 Under 33, shares how her passion for saving the world grew into a humbler long-term calling of loving the world in all its brokenness...


You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost): A Memoir

by Felicia Day

The Instant New York Times Bestseller—Featuring a Foreword by Joss Whedon

“Felicia Day is a lot of fun, and so is her book.” —George R. R. Martin

From online entertainment pioneer, actress, and “queen...