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Fat Family/Fit Family: How We Beat Obesity and You Can Too

by Ron Morelli & Becky Morelli

The inspiring true story behind the weight-loss saga chronicled on NBC's blockbuster show, The Biggest Loser.

There's no getting past it: the Morellis were a fat family. From cookie dough and pizza binges...


Confessions of a Rebel Debutante: A Memoir

by Anna Fields

A fond, funny Southern-fried memoir about growing up a proper young lady...or not.

How does a North Carolina native go from being a tomboy with catfish guts on her overalls to becoming the next Scarlett O'Hara?...


Between a Church and a Hard Place: One Faith-Free Dad's Struggle to Understand What It Means to Be Religious (or Not)

by Andrew Park

Read Andrew Park's post on the Penguin Blog.

Stumped when his children start asking questions about God, a lifelong nonbeliever takes a colorful and thought-provoking tour of religion in America.

At age thirty-six,...


Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of Love, Food, and Healing

by Paula Butturini

A story of food and love, injury and healing, Keeping the Feast is the triumphant memoir of one couple overcoming depression through nourishment and restoration in Italy

Paula Butturini and John Tagliabue met...


After the Falls: Coming of Age in the Sixties

by Catherine Gildiner

A hilarious and moving follow-up to The New York Times bestselling Too Close to the Falls.

Catherine Gildiner shares the next chapter in a story that has already captivated many readers. It's 1960, and twelve-year-old...


The Science of Single: One Woman's Grand Experiment in Modern Dating, Creating Chemistry, and Finding Love

by Rachel Machacek

Read Rachel Machacek's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community.

One year of dating. One year of looking for love. One uproarious and touching memoir.

After years of dating without a connection, Rachel...


The Barn House: Confessions of an Urban Rehabber

by Ed Zotti

A rollicking yarn about a home-improvement project that took a man and his family to hell and back.

In 1993, after Chicago lost many of its residents to the suburbs, Ed Zotti and his family gambled their future...


Let Me Tell You a Story: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood

by Renata Calverley

The spellbinding true story of a little girl's miraculous escape from the Nazis during the Second World War.

September, 1939. Przemysl, Poland. No one has explained to three-year-old Renatka what war is. She...


Babylon by Bus: Or true story of two friends who gave up valuable franchiseselling T-shirts tofind meaning & adventure in Iraq where they became emplo

by Ray LeMoine & Jeff Neumann

This all-access, inside-out view of what the American occupation of Iraq really looks like on the ground is the story of two young Americans who went to Baghdad without any real plan and discovered they weren?t...


Family Romance: A Love Story

by John Lanchester

The author of The Debt to Pleasure digs into his family's extraordinary past in a memoir as enthralling as his finest fiction

It was only when his mother died that John Lanchester realized how little he really...


Please Excuse My Daughter

by Julie Klam

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


Comfort Me with Apples and Tender at the Bone: Two Culinary Treasures

by Ruth Reichl

“Reading Ruth Reichl on food is almost as good as eating it,” The Washington Post Book World once declared. If that’s the case, then this eBook bundle is a nonfiction feast. With a résumé that includes...


Standing By: The Making of an American Military Family in a Time of War

by Alison Buckholtz

More than two million U.S. service members have been deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan in the last decade.   More and more of these veterans are writing about their wartime experience, but few military spouses...


Life Beyond Adversities...Memoirs of a Military Chief

by Tonia M. Oldham

An encouraging, inspirational, spirit-filled, and at times, funny book that highlights Tonia's real life-changing experiences. This memoir will take the reader on a military and spiritual journey where Tonia...


Rory and Ita

by Roddy Doyle

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


A Mind Apart: Travels in a Neurodiverse World

by Susanne Antonetta

This beautifully written exploration of "the unusual abilities of those who are differently wired" (Psychology Today) received a Ken Book Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness for outstanding literary...


A Touch of Treason: The Autobiography of the Urban Voltaire

by Ian Hamilton & Nigel Tranter

This is the swashbuckling life story (so far) of one of Scotland's greatest sons. Ian Hamilton, born the son of a Paisley tailor in 1925, who made himself world-famous on Xmas Eve, 1950, when he helped to remove...


My Friend Leonard

by James Frey

Perhaps the most unconventional and literally breathtaking father-son story you'll ever read, My Friend Leonard pulls you immediately and deeply into a relationship as unusual as it is inspiring.

The father figure...


Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab

by Christine Montross

A "gleaming, humane" (The New York Times Book Review) memoir of the relationship between a cadaver named Eve and a first-year medical student

Medical student Christine Montross felt nervous standing outside...


A Year in Jamaica: Memoirs of a girl in Arcadia in 1889

by Diana Lewes & Nicholas Noble

A Year in Jamaica is a complex memoir telling the story of two simultaneous journeys: Diana Lewes’s 1889 trip from England to visit her family’s sugar plantations in the Caribbean and, more intriguingly,...