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Memory Theatre

by Simon Critchley & Liam Gillick

A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished miscellany mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley's office. Rooting through piles of papers, Critchley discovers a brilliant...


When Fraser Met Billy: An Autistic Boy, a Rescue Cat, and the Transformative Power of Animal Connections

by Louise Booth

In the spirit of A Street Cat Named Bob and Dewey comes a mother’s touching, true story of how a rescue cat named Billy transformed her autistic boy’s life.

Louise Booth and her husband had always dreamed...


Fire Shut Up in My Bones

by Charles M. Blow

A  gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painful past.


Experience: A Memoir

by Martin Amis

Martin Amis is one of the most gifted and innovative writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a private life every bit as unique and fascinating as his bestselling novels.

The son of the great comic...


Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey

by Alexandra Bogdanovic

Synopsis:

Chastity Bono is now Chaz. Her decision to "become" a man made headlines around the world, but she is not alone. Transgender men and women frequently appear on television talk shows and reality programs...


The Yellow World: How Fighting for My Life Taught Me How to Live

by Albert Espinosa

A sensational memoir with all the emotional power of The Fault in Our Stars, The Yellow World is the story of cancer and survival that has moved and inspired readers around the world.

 

My heroes don’t wear...


Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

by Caitlin Doughty

A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession. Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something...


From Hell to Heaven to Hell

by Jim Grundy & Chalfant-Eckert Publising

Inside the pages of this book you will discover a captivating man's story of life growing up poor in West Virginia. The son of a coal miner, drifting after graduation trying to find his way in the world, moving...


Not Fade Away: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found

by Rebecca Alexander & Sascha Alper

Even a darkening world can be brilliantly lit from within.

Born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III, Rebecca Alexander has been simultaneously losing both her sight and hearing since she...


The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice

by Zak Ebrahim

An extraordinary story, never before told: The intimate, behind-the-scenes life of an American boy raised by his terrorist father—the man who planned the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

What is it like to...


Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love

by Anna Whiston-Donaldson & Glennon Melton

I wish I had nothing to say on the matter of loss, but I do. Because one day I encouraged my two kids to go out and play in the rain, and only one came home….

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The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

by Chris Guillebeau

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.

 

When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries...


31 Days: A Memoir of Seduction

by Marcia Gloster

Marcia Gloster was a college student traveling through Europe in the summer of 1963. When she arrived in Salzburg, Austria to study at Oskar Kokoschka’s School of Vision, she envisioned a month of intensive...


Misgivings

by C. K. Williams

An intense, refractory memoir by a major poet

Misgivings is C. K. Williams's searing recollection of his family's extreme dynamics and of his parents' deaths after years of struggle, bitterness, and inner conflict....


Father and Son

by Marcos Giralt Torrente & Natasha Wimmer

"This is a story about two people, but I’m the only one telling it."Many authors have wrestled with the death of a father in their writing, but few have grappled with the subject as fiercely, or as powerfully,...


My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir

by Brian Turner

A war memoir of unusual literary beauty and power from the acclaimed poet who wrote the poem “The Hurt Locker.” In 2003, Sergeant Brian Turner crossed the line of departure with a convoy of soldiers headed...


The Third Floor

by Judi Loren Grace

A 15 year old girl, raised in a rural farming community is sent to an inner city to live and hide in a Home for unwed mothers. Written in the voice of the fifteen year old from letters saved from her best friend...


A World Elsewhere: An American Woman in Wartime Germany

by Sigrid MacRae

The extraordinary love story of an American blueblood and a German aristocrat-and a riveting tale of survival in wartime Germany

Sigrid MacRae never knew her father, until a trove of letters revealed not only...


The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir

by Sheila E. & Wendy Holden

From the Grammy Award–nominated singer, drummer, and percussionist who has shared the stage with countless musicians and is renowned for her contributions throughout the music industry, a moving memoir about...


Angels Watching Over Me

by Keturah L. Hadley

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Angels Watching Over Me tells the true account of some of the author's experiences with supernatural beings who she believes are angels.

She states, "I believe that God assigns angels to each and...