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The Journeyman: A Builder's Life

by Billy French

The autobiography of Billy French, spanning his Dublin childhood in the 1940s, his career as a bricklayer and the colourful characters he encountered throughout.


Learning to Listen: A Life Caring for Children

by T. Berry Brazelton

America’s baby doctor tells the inspiring story behind a half century of caring for, understanding, and championing children


I'm Not the New Me

by Wendy McClure

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


The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family

by Josh Hanagarne

A funny and uplifting story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette's found salvation in books and weight lifting

Josh Hanagarne couldn't be invisible if he tried. Although he wouldn't officially be diagnosed with...


Biking Across America: My Coast-to-Coast Adventure and the People I Met Along the Way

by Paul Stutzman

After taking readers down the Appalachian Trail, Paul Stutzman brings them on a new adventure, biking from Neah Bay, Washington, to Key West, Florida, encountering fascinating people along the way.


Country Girl: A Memoir

Irish Book Award for Best Non-Fiction 2012

by Edna O'Brien

"Country Girl is Edna O'Brien's exquisite account of her dashing, barrier-busting, up-and-down life."--National Public Radio

When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in 1960, it so scandalized...


Where I Was From

by Joan Didion

In this moving and unexpected book, Joan Didion reassesses parts of her life, her work, her history, and ours. Where I Was From, in Didion’s words, “represents an exploration into my own confusions about...


It's All Relative: Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir)

by Wade Rouse

How come the only thing my family tree ever grows is nuts?”

   Wade Rouse attempts to answer that question in his blisteringly funny new memoir by looking at the yearly celebrations that unite us all and...


Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders

by Jennifer Finney Boylan & Anna Quindlen

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Finney Boylan returns with a remarkable memoir about gender and parenting that discusses how families are shaped and the difficulties and wonders of being human.

 ...


Reflections on 30 Years of Teaching in East Harlem

by Gilbert M. Lane

Parents of elementary and junior high school students will embrace this book as a wonderful insight into what good education is all about. It paints vivid portraits of a variety of interesting and unforgettable...


Ticked: A Medical Miracle, a Friendship, and the Weird World of Tourette Syndrome

by Jeffrey P. Matovic, James A. Fussell & Jeff Foxworthy

An inspirational tale of personal struggle with and triumph over Tourette syndrome, this is the story of Jeff Matovic and the radical treatment he sought to cure himself. After suffering from Tourette’s for...


Property: The True Story of a Polygamous Church Wife

by Carol Christie & John Christie

In the early 1970s an innocent teenager who had led a sheltered life was forced to leave her family and enter into a polygamous and abusive relationship with a man called the Prophet. In 2008, nearly 40 years...


Out With It: How Stuttering Helped Me Find My Voice

by Katherine Preston

A vividly powerful memoir of a young woman who fought for years to change who she was until she finally found her voice and learned to embrace her imperfection.

Imagine waking up one day to find your words trapped...


Five Farewells - A Southern Life with Dissociative Identity Disorder

by Liz Elliott

In my dreams I sometimes walk through a winter wood. It's the deepest forest, and in my child's heart, at seven, I'm only skeptical of my surroundings. I walk slowly. The sun sometimes stings my eyes from certain...


My Struggle: Book 2

My Struggle #2

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett

“[Book 2] sears the reader because Knausgaard is a passionate idealist [who] wants to fight the conformity and homogeneity of modern bourgeois existence.” —James Wood, The New Yorker

In the second installment...


My Struggle: Book 1

My Struggle #1

by Karl Ove Knausgaard & Don Bartlett

My Struggle: Book One introduces American readers to the audacious, addictive, and profoundly surprising international literary sensation that is the provocative and brilliant six-volume autobiographical novel...


In the Body of the World

by Eve Ensler

From the bestselling author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek’s 150 Women Who Changed the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection—to the body, the self, and the world

Playwright,...


The Winged Seed: A Remembrance

by Li-Young Lee

A reissue of acclaimed poet Li-Young Lee's heart-wrenching memoir, with a new foreword by the author and never-before-seen photos.


Man Proposes, God Disposes: Recollections of a French Pioneer

by Pierre Maturié, Vivien Bosley & Robert Wardhaugh

A crystal clear evocation of another time and place and a compelling meditation on hope and loss.


A Sorrow Beyond Dreams

by Peter Handke & Ralph Manheim

"My mother has been dead for almost seven weeks: I had better go to work before the need to write about her, which I felt so strongly at her funeral, dies away and I fall back into the dull speechlessness with...