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Shoes Along the Danube : Based on a True Story

by PhD, T. Zane Reeves

Synopsis: Shoes Along the Danube refers to the memorial of cast iron shoes that honor Hungarian Holocaust victims. Based on a true story, this amazing book follows the lives of two extended Hungarian families,...


A Doctor in the House: The Memoirs of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

by Mahathir Mohamad

The West has called him recalcitrant, racist, anti-Semitic and arrogant. The developing world, however, sees former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a visionary champion, the rare leader who...


A Sociopath Beside Me

by Junie Moon

A Sociopath Beside Me is a true story about my life with a sociopath and the devastating circumstances he created for his many victims. This personal journey leads to the discovery that a sociopath was in our...


American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset

by Jon Roberts & Evan Wright

In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times bestselling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned, began a series of conversations with super-criminal...


Negroland: A Memoir

National Book Critics Circle Award for Memoir/Autobiography 2015

by Margo Jefferson

Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

New York Times: 100 Notable Books of 2015

New York Times: Dwight Garner’s Best Books of 2015

Washington Post:...


A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean

by Tori Murden Mcclure

“If you want to be inspired, read this book. You won’t stop till you’ve finished.”

  —Sena Jeter Naslund, author of Ahab’s Wife 

 

A Pearl in the Storm is the true story of Tori Murden McClure,...


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

Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction 2015, National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2015

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST | NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY...


Fante: A Family's Legacy of Writing, Drinking and Surviving

by Dan Fante

"Dan Fante is an authentic literary outlaw." —New York Times

From Dan Fante, son of novelist John Fante, comes an exploration of his family’s legacy—one of boozing, passion, writing, and survival. Long...


It Looked Different on the Model

The Happy Hooker: My Own Story

by Xaviera Hollander

How did you first learn about sex? If you grew up in the 1970s, it may have been from a gleefully lusty tour guide named Xaviera Hollander

In the late 1960s -- that era of sexual chaos, when Playboy Clubs and...


I Am Ozzy

by Ozzy Osbourne & Oren Harari

"They've said some crazy things about me over the years. I mean, okay: 'He bit the head off a bat.' Yes. 'He bit the head off a dove.' Yes. But then you hear things like, 'Ozzy went to the show last night, but...


Sickened: The True Story of a Lost Childhood

by Julie Gregory

A young girl is perched on the cold chrome of yet another doctor’s examining table, missing yet another day of school. Just twelve, she’s tall, skinny, and weak. It’s four o’clock, and she hasn’t been...


Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin: A Memoir of Our Tumultuous Years

by Frank Bailey, Ken Morris & Jeanne Devon

This explosive, up-close view of Sarah Palin comes from an inner-circle confidant who shares surprising information about how Sarah dealt with staff and perceived “enemies,” and the discrepancy between what...


Fishing on the Edge

by Brian Kamenetzky, Andrew Kamenetzky & Mike Iaconelli

With his colorful tattoos and booming hip-hop sound track, Mike Iaconelli has turned the world of big-money competitive bass fishing upside down. In Fishing on the Edge, Iaconelli tells his own story–and it’s...


The Long Journey Home: A Memoir

by Margaret Robison

First introduced to the world in her sons’ now-classic memoirs—Augusten Burroughs’s Running with Scissors and John Elder Robison’s Look Me in the Eye—Margaret Robison now tells her own haunting and...


The Woman Warrior

by Maxine Hong Kingston

With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo

A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America.

When we Chinese...


Signs of Life: A Memoir

by Natalie Taylor

“I know. I know. No one says it but I know…” —from Signs of Life

 

Twenty-four-year-old Natalie Taylor was leading a charmed life. At the age of twenty four, she had a fulfilling job as a high school...


Too Fat to Fish

by Artie Lange, Anthony Bozza & Howard Stern

Outrageous, raw, and painfully funny true stories straight from the life of the actor, comedian, and much-loved cast member of The Howard Stern Show—with a foreword by Howard Stern.

When Artie Lange joined...


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...


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...