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The Road to San Giovanni

by Italo Calvino & Tim Parks

Heartfelt, affecting, and wise, the essay collection The Road to San Giovanni offers Italo Calvino’s reflections on his own life and work in five elegant "memory exercises."


Starve the Vulture: A Memoir

by Jason Carney

A stirring story of criminality, drug addiction, recovery, and unlikely fame.


This Has Happened

by Piera Sonnino & Ann Goldstein

Five years after her return home from Auschwitz, Piera Sonnino found the courage to tell the story of the extermination of her parents, three brothers, and two sisters by the Nazis. Discovered one year ago in...


Renegade at Heart: An Autobiography

by Lorenzo Lamas & Jeff Lenburg

Meet the real Lorenzo Lamas.

Lorenzo Lamas has played many roles over the course of his roller coaster career. Star of two major television shows, five-time husband, and reality show star, Lamas has been tabloid...


Silver Linings:: What Five Ninety-Something Women Taught Me About Positive Aging

by Peggy Brown Bonsee

Role models are not just for the young. Professional life coach Peggy Bonsee believes they are just as important in later years as when we start out in life. This book profiles five "golden ladies" who inspired...


Strange Wonders: Searching for My Youth in America's National Parks

by Dade W Thornton

In the summer of 1962, fifteen-year-old Whit Thornton took a seven week camping trip with his parents through eleven western national parks. Among his adventures was a technical climb of the Grand Teton, 13,770...


The Localist: Think Independent, Buy Local, and Reclaim the American Dream

by Carrie Rollwagen

The Localist: Think Independent, Buy Local, and Reclaim the American Dream is the story of one girl's journey from buy-local blogger to woman entrepreneur and indie-shop advocate. When Carrie Rollwagen decided...


Billions to Bust and Back: How I made, lost and rebuilt a fortune, and what I learned on the way

by Thor Bjorgolfsson

Thor Bjorgolfsson is a self-styled adventure capitalist with an addiction to debt and an insatiable appetite for business deals who became Iceland's first billionaire. After 10 years establishing his financial...


Shine: Making the most of life without losing yourself

by Samantha Armytage

"Samantha Armytage, co-host of Channel 7's top-rated SUNRISE opens up on what drives her to be successful in all areas of life - while still remaining down-to-earth.'Armytage now reigns as the official queen...


"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

by Anthony Slide

Golden Age Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett was an extremely observant and perceptive chronicler of the entertainment industry during its most exciting years. He is best remembered as the writing partner...


Progress: A Personal Journey in Feminism

by Katharine Graham & Katharine Weymouth

An eBook short.

From Katharine Graham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir Personal History, a stirring narrative of how the legendary publisher of the Washington Post became a feminist. With an introduction from...


Childhood

by Jona Oberski, Ralph Manheim & Jim Shepard

A rediscovered masterpiece: an unblinking view of the Holocaust through a child's eyes

Told from the perspective of a child slowly awakening to the atrocities surrounding him, Childhood is a searing story of...


Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys.

by Viv Albertine

“Ms. Albertine’s book is wiry and cogent and fearless.… Her book has an honest, lo-fi grace. If it were better written, it would be worse.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times

“Forget Katniss And Tris...


I Didn't Get Where I Am Today

by David Nobbs

As a small boy David Nobbs survived the Second World War unscathed, until his bedroom ceiling fell on him when the last bomb to be dropped on Britain by the Germans landed near his home. It was the nearest he...


Miss! Miss!: Confessions of a West Country Teacher

by Una Dowding

As head of a special education unit attached to Robinswood Junior School, Gloucester, Una Dowding faced many challenges. Where parents and other teachers had perhaps given up in despair, Una had to find a way...


My Mysterious Son: A Life-Changing Passage Between Schizophrenia and Shamanism

by Dick Russell

What does a father do when hope is gone that his only son can ever lead anything close to a “normal” life? That’s the question that haunted Dick Russell in the fall of 2011, when his son, Franklin, was...


Fishing Stories: A Lifetime of Adventures and Misadventures on Rivers, Lakes, and Seas

by Nick Lyons & Mari Lyons

All fishermen who have fished for a lifetime have baskets of great stories and reminiscences about the sport they love. Nick Lyons’s new collection is chock-full of them. From fishing a small Catskill creek...


Hermit in Paris: Autobiographical Writings

by Italo Calvino & Martin McLaughlin

A posthumously published collection of Italo Calvino's autobiographical writings recounting his experiences in Italy’s antifascist resistance, paying homage to his influences, tracing the evolution of his...


A Modern Marriage: A Memoir

by Christy Kidd & Mark Kidd

In this candid memoir about a marriage that risked everything to emerge stronger than ever, one couple takes us outside the bounds of monogamy and into one of the most fascinating and secretive subcultures in...


There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me

by Brooke Shields

Actress and author of the New York Times bestseller Down Came the Rain, Brooke Shields, explores her relationship with her unforgettable mother, Teri, in her new memoir.

Brooke Shields never had what anyone...