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A Work in Progress: A Memoir

by Connor Franta

In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera, Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation—so far. Here, Connor offers a look at his Midwestern...


Welcome to My Breakdown: A Memoir

by Benilde Little

The nationally bestselling author of Good Hair and The Itch pens her first book of nonfiction, a “momoir” about her own journey caring for aging parents, raising children, being married, plunging to the...


The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop

by Steve Osborne

"How ya doin?"

With these four syllables, delivered in an unmistakably authentic New York accent, Steve Osborne has riveted thousands of people through the legendary storytelling outfit The Moth (and over a...


Stepdog

by Mireya Navarro

Stepdog is the hilarious and heartwarming tale of a woman who has finally met the man of her dreams—and the dog of her nightmares. 

Lots of dogs eat shoes, bite people, destroy furniture . . . but Eddie tried...


Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story: A Blind Broadcaster's Story of Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles

by Ed Lucas & Christopher Lucas

Soon to be a major motion picture, Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story is the incredible true tale of a beloved Emmy-winning blind broadcaster who refused to let his disability prevent him from overcoming many challenging...


Good Girl: A Memoir

by Sarah Tomlinson

Told with raw, rugged honesty, this heartrending memoir from journalist Sarah Tomlinson recounts her unconventional upbringing and coming-of-age as colored by her complicated relationship with her father.

Sarah...


Reinvent Yourself: Essential Tools from a Brooklyn Psychiatrist Who Has Seen It All

by Johnny Lops

How do we rise above anger and self-doubt to achieve our most deeply held goals? Countless writers have tried to answer this question--perhaps none with more searing honesty than Dr. Johnny Lops, a respected...


A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness, and Write

by Melissa Pritchard & Bret Anthony Johnston

Reflections on a literary life pulled in two directions: from war zone journalism to the writing and teaching of fiction.


Passage of the Stork, Delivering the Soul: One Woman's Journey to Self-Realization and Acceptance

by Madeleine Lenagh

Madeleine grows up in a home filled with secrets, occasional violence, and little affection. A shy and sensitive child, she feels at home in nature and in the world of books. As a young adult, she escapes to...


A Singapore Fling: An AB's Far-Flung Adventure

by Peter Broadbent

Having survived the notorious Training Establishment HMS Ganges and 'cut his teeth' onboard HMS Bermuda, Peter Broadbent believed that he was equipped for anything the Royal Navy could throw at him. For 18 incident-filled...


The Confessions of an English Opium Eater

by Thomas De Quincey

I here present you, courteous reader, with the record of a remarkable period in my life: according to my application of it, I trust that it will prove not merely an interesting record, but in a considerable...


In a Land Far from Home: A Bengali in Afghanistan

by Syed Ali Mujtaba & Nazes Afroz

An intrepid traveller and a true cosmopolitan, the legendary Bengali writer Syed Mujtaba Ali from Sylhet (in erstwhile East Bengal, now Bangladesh) spent a year and a half teaching in Kabul from 1927 to 1929....


Arctic Daughter: A Wilderness Journey

by Jean Aspen

Set in the Arctic wilderness of Alaska in the 1970s, here is an extraordinary journey of self-discovery and a lyrical odyssey. This remarkable tale of survival and courage measures the value of dreams against...


Finding Samuel Lowe

by Paula Williams Madison

This powerful debut tells the story of Paula Williams Madison's Chinese grandfather, Samuel Lowe. He became romantically involved with a Jamaican woman, Paula's grandmother, and they lived together modestly...


How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History's Greatest Poem

by Rod Dreher

The opening lines of The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri launched Rod Dreher on a journey that rescued him from exile and saved his life. Dreher found that the medieval poem offered him a surprisingly practical...


I Was a Child: A Memoir

by Bruce E Kaplan

I Was a Child is an illustrated memoir by Bruce Eric Kaplan, the renowned New Yorker cartoonist.

 

Bruce Eric Kaplan, also known as BEK, is one of the most celebrated and admired cartoonists in America. I...


9 1/2 Narrow: My Life in Shoes

by Patricia Morrisroe

A funny, poignant coming-of-age memoir told through the shoes that she wore.

 

From baby booties to orthopedic brogues (and all the high and low heels in between) shoes mark important rites of passage, reminding...


Born with Teeth: A Memoir

by Kate Mulgrew

Raised by unconventional Irish Catholics who knew "how to drink, how to dance, how to talk, and how to stir up the devil," Kate Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones. But in her mother, a would-be...


Three Many Cooks: One Mom, Two Daughters: Their Shared Stories of Food, Faith & Family

by Pam Anderson, Maggy Keet & Sharon Damelio

When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy...


I Don't Have a Happy Place: Cheerful Stories of Despondency and Gloom

by Kim Korson

When a trip to the therapist ends with the question “Can’t Kim be happy?” Kim Korson responds the way any normal person would—she makes fun of it. Because really, does everyone have to be happy?

Aside...