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Lucky Child: A Daughter of Cambodia Reunites with the Sister She Left Behind

by Loung Ung

After enduring years of hunger, deprivation, and devastating loss at the hands of the Khmer Rouge, ten-year-old Loung Ung became the "lucky child," the sibling chosen to accompany her eldest brother to America...


Alexander Hamilton: A Life

by Willard Sterne Randall

From his less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton, despite his short life, left a huge legacy....


My Father's Bonus March

by Adam Langer

To his friends, Seymour Langer was one of the brightest kids to emerge from Chicago’s Depression-era Jewish West Side. To his family, he was a driven and dedicated physician, a devoted father and husband....


Now I See the Moon

by Elaine Hall

When her son, Neal, was diagnosed withautism, former Hollywood acting coach Elaine Hall, aka Coach E, took matters into her own hands and used her resources to guide him toward an increasingly independent life....


Gilded Lily: Lily Safra: The Making of One of the World's Wealthiest Widows

by Isabel Vincent

The mesmerizing biography of one of the world's richest, most intriguing women—philanthropist and socialite Lily Safra

In the early morning of December 3, 1999, Lily Safra stood shivering in her nightgown on...


Bound for America: Three British Composers

by Nicholas Temperley

In Bound for America, Nicholas Temperley documents the lives, careers, and music of three of the first British composers (William Selby, Rayner Taylor, and George K. Jackson) who emigrated from England in mid-career...


Losing Site: Architecture, Memory and Place

by Shelley Hornstein

This book addresses the relationship between memory and place and asks how architecture captures and triggers memory. It examines how architecture exists as a physical entity and how it registers as a place...


Inside the Halo and Beyond: The Anatomy of a Recovery

by Maxine Kumin

"Here is a singular story of survival, an earthly miracle wrought by family devotion, gardens, horses, guts. A compelling read."—Carolyn Heilbrun In July 1998, when Maxine Kumin's horse bolted at a carriage-driving...


Out of the Frying Pan

by Gillian Clark

Out of the Frying Pan is an empowering memoir that traces Gillian Clark’s rise from a beginner to a top chef. But managing a kitchen also taught her about parenting. With a wealth of experience and wisdom,...


Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated

by Alison Arngrim

For seven years, Alison Arngrim played a wretched, scheming, selfish, lying, manipulative brat on one of TV history's most beloved series. Though millions of Little House on the Prairie viewers hated Nellie...


Alice

by Hugo Vickers

"In 1953, at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Alice was dressed from head to foot in a long gray dress and a gray cloak, and a nun's veil. Amidst all the jewels, and velvet and coronets, and the...


The War of Our Childhood: Memories of World War II

by Wolfgang W. E. Samuel

One survivor tells of the fire bombing of Dresden. Another recounts the pervasive fear of marauding Russian and Czech bandits raping and killing. Children recall fathers who were only photographs and mothers...


Lies My Mother Never Told Me

by Kaylie Jones

Her mother was a brainy knockout with the sultry beauty of Marilyn Monroe, a raconteur whose fierce wit could shock an audience into hilarity or silence. Her father was a distinguished figure in American letters,...


Blow-Drying a Chicken, Observations from a Working Poet

by Molly Fisk

Poets notice what other people miss. Nationally-known poet Molly Fisk's singular perspective on love, death, grammar, lingerie, small towns, and the natural world will get you laughing, crying, and thinking....


Books of Adam: The Blunder Years

by Adam Ellis

Adam Ellis knew it was time to leave art school when a fellow student presented her final project to the class: "I put a condom on the Virgin Mary," she announced, unveiling a cheap figurine sheathed in latex....


Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations

by Ava Gardner & Peter Evans

The wickedly candid New York Times bestesller that Ava Gardner dared not publish during her lifetime—“the heartbreaking memoir of the ultimate heartbreaker” (Philadelphia Inquirer).

Ava Gardner was one...


Virginia Woolf

by Nigel Nicolson

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


The Essential Edgar Cayce

by Mark Thurston

A complete guide to the work of the remarkable twentieth-century seer Edgar Cayce, featuring Cayce's most intriguing and influential readings, and a biographical introduction to his life.

Edgar Cayce is one...


Between a Heart and a Rock Place: A Memoir

by Pat Benatar

For more than thirty years, Pat Benatar has been one of the most iconic women in rock music, with songs like "Heartbreaker," "Hit Me with Your Best Shot," and "Love Is a Battlefield" becoming anthems for multiple...


The Miracle of St. Anthony: A Season with Coach Bob Hurley and Basketball's Most Improbable Dynasty

by Adrian Wojnarowski

In a city mired in endless decay, where the youth suffer through all the horrors of urban blight, hope comes in a most unassuming form: a tiny brick schoolhouse run by two Felician nuns where a singular basketball...