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Ms. Cheevious in Hollywood: My Zany Years Spent Working in Tinsel Town

by Lisa Jey Davis

When Lisa Jey Davis (aka Ms. Cheevious) decides to tell her story of working in television as a single mom in Tinsel Town, she does it with loads of mischief, a ton of chocolate and an ounce of vodka. If you...


Leaving Home with Half a Fridge

by Arathi Menon

What happens when you realize you have kissed the wrong frog? Do you stop kissing, find another frog or learn how to live without one? Leaving Home with Half a Fridge is a heart-warming tale of one woman's journey...


I Escaped from a Nazi Death Camp

by Edmond Vandievoet & Untold Stories

May 1940. Edmond Vandievoet is 34 and wishes only one thing: to serve his country.

Enrolled in the Belgian army, he will escape captivity a first time and will flee to Paris, where he will specialize in the passing...


Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League

by Dan-el Padilla Peralta

An undocumented immigrant’s journey from a New York City homeless shelter to the top of his Princeton class

Dan-el Padilla Peralta has lived the American dream. As a boy, he came here legally with his family....


The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

A full and authentic edition of Mozart's Letters ought to require no special apology; for, though their essential substance has already been made known by quotations from biographies by Nissen, Jahn, and myself,...


Green Hills of Africa: The Hemingway Library Edition

by Ernest Hemingway

His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where...


'74 and Sunny

by A. J. Benza

A surprisingly tender coming-of-age story of a close-knit yet tough Sicilian-American family that accepts and welcomes a young boy struggling to understand himself—by the former Daily News (New York) gossip...


The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin

This volume contains, in the form of a Journal, a history of our voyage, and a sketch of those observations in Natural History and Geology, which I think will possess some interest for the general reader. I...


Between the World and Me: Notes on the First 150 Years in America

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race...


All Dogs Go to Kevin: Everything Three Dogs Taught Me (That I Didn't Learn in Veterinary School)

by Jessica Vogelsang

ALL DOGS GO TO KEVIN is a humorous and touching memoir that will appeal to anyone who has ever loved an animal or lost hours in James Herriot's classic veterinary stories.

You can't always count on people,...


A Comedy & A Tragedy: A Memoir of Learning How to Read and Write

by Travis Hugh Culley

In this powerful memoir, former bicycle messenger and acclaimed author of The Immortal Class recounts his difficult journey to literacy.

 

A Comedy & A Tragedy is the story of one young man’s effort to teach...


Epic Survival: Extreme Adventure, Stone Age Wisdom, and Lessons in Living From a Modern Hunter-Gatherer

by Matt Graham & Josh Young

Matt Graham, star of the Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival and Dude, You’re Screwed, details the physical, mental, and emotional joys and harrowing struggles of his life as a modern-day hunter-gatherer.

Early...


Girl in Glass: How My "Distressed Baby" Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles

by Deanna Fei

Deanna Fei was just five-and-a-half months pregnant when she inexplicably went into labor. Minutes later, she met her tiny baby who clung to life support inside a glass box. Fei was forced to confront terrifying...


Letters From Japan

by John La Farge

Arrived yesterday. On the cover of the letter which I mailed from our steamer I had but time to write: "We are coming in; it is like the picture books. Anything that I can add will only be a filling in of detail."...


Driving Hungry: A Memoir

by Layne Mosler

A delicious memoir that takes us from Buenos Aires to New York to Berlin as the author, driven by wanderlust and an unrelenting appetite, finds purpose, passion, and unexpected flavor.

 

After putting her dream...


The Autobiography of St. Ignatius

by Saint Ignatius of Loyola

This account of the life of St. Ignatius, dictated by himself, is considered by the Bollandists the most valuable record of the great Founder of the Society of Jesus. The editors of the Stimmen Aus Maria Laach,...


Fit Up

by Faith Clifford

Arrested without warning, charged on unjust terms; Fit Up is the harrowing true story of a couple’s ten-year battle to reclaim their lives and integrity after a flawed police inquiry effectively ruined them,...


The Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir

by Maxine Kumin

From Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin comes a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry. Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker’s Daughter charts...


Cabin Fever: The Sizzling Secrets of a Virgin Airlines Flight Attendant

by Mandy Smith & Nicola Stow

In the tradition of Waiter Rant, a saucy look at life behind the beverage cartEver since Coffee, Tea or Me? was first published in the swinging sixties, the reading public has been enamored with stewardesses....


The Good Shufu: Finding Love, Self, and Home on the Far Side of the World

by Tracy Slater

The brave, wry, irresistible journey of a fiercely independent American woman who finds everything she ever wanted in the most unexpected place.

 

Shufu: in Japanese it means “housewife,” and it’s the...