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I Still Believe

by Jeremy Camp & David Thomas

Christian recording artist Jeremy Camp has written songs that have touched millions of lives. His lyrics reveal a heart that’s been broken and a faith that has been tested and restored.

In I Still Believe,...


A Heart for Freedom: The Remarkable Journey of a Young Dissident, Her Daring Escape, and Her Quest to Free China's Daughters

by Chai Ling

The dramatic and fascinating story of Chai Ling, commander-in-chief of the student protesters at Tiananmen Square and witness to the massacre of thousands of Chinese civilians. Risking imprisonment and possible...


While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement

by Carolyn Maull McKinstry & Denise George

On September 15, 1963, a Klan-planted bomb went off in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Fourteen-year-old Carolyn Maull was just a few feet away when the bomb exploded, killing four of...


House of Cards: The True Story of How a 26-Year-Old Fundamentalist Virgin Learned about Life, Love, and Sex by Writing Greeting Cards

by David Ellis Dickerson

A hilarious and honest memoir by an ex-greeting card writer, ex- virgin fundamentalist, and current This American Life contributor.

When David Dickerson landed his dream job-at Hallmark writing greeting cards-he...


Another City upon a Hill: A New England Memoir

by Joseph A. Conforti

A searching portrait of a city battered by the collapse of the textile industry woven into a spirited coming of age story


Down Second Avenue

by Es'kia Mphahlele & Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Es’kia Mphahlele’s seminal memoir of life in apartheid South Africa—available for the first time in Penguin Classics  

Nominated for the Nobel Prize in 1969, Es’kia Mphahlele is considered the Dean...


Amarcord: Marcella Remembers

by Marcella Hazan

Beloved teacher and bestselling cookbook author Marcella Hazan tells how a young girl raised in Emilia-Romagna became America?s godmother of Italian cooking

Widely credited with introducing proper Italian food...


Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

by Novella Carpenter

“One of New York Times Top 10 Books of 2009” (Dwight Garner)

"Captivating... By turns edgy, moving, and hilarious, Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing." --Michael Pollan,...


The Seducer's Diary

by Søren Kierkegaard, Howard V. Hong & John Updike

"In the vast literature of love, The Seducer's Diary is an intricate curiosity--a feverishly intellectual attempt to reconstruct an erotic failure as a pedagogic success, a wound masked as a boast," observes...


Moon River and Me: A Memoir

by Andy Williams

The New York Times bestselling memoir by "a national treasure" (Ronald Reagan) and one of the twentieth century's most popular and beloved entertainers.

The King of Hearts, The Emperor of Easy, Mr. Moon River-Andy...


Blue Sky July: A Mother's Story of Hope and Healing

by Nia Wyn

Set between the summers of 1998 and 2005, Blue Sky July follows the story of Nia Wyn, a mother who battled against impossible odds to heal her son Joe, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy soon after he was...


An Afghanistan Picture Show: Or, How I Saved the World

by William T. Vollmann

Never before available in paperback and all but invisible for twenty years, a personal account of the origins of America's longest war.

In 1982, the young William Vollmann worked odd jobs, including as a secretary...


Born Naked

by Farley Mowat

Farley Mowat's outrageous memoir begins with his unlikely conception in a canoe and continues to his boyhood fascination with creatures of the natural world and on to his youthful rambles and adventures. To...


The Girl from Station X: My Mother's Unknown Life

by Elisa Segrave

'A typical day on the 4 to 12 shift, as I am at present, so that the sheer agony of it may be placed on record for me to look back on, perhaps one day in the far distant future when this period may be seen...


Bubble Girl: An Irreverent Journey of Faith

by Kathryn Banakis

Kat Banakis is on her way to becoming a Christian minister. Maybe. Part memoir, part practical theology, Bubble Girl is the story of a young, edgy woman from a big, loud, ethnic Chicago family, deciding who...


Proof of Divine: One Man's Journey from Doubt to Faith, Hope, and Love

by Andrew Murtagh

Proof of Divine presents the journey of author Andrew Murtagh as he straddles the fence between faith and cynicism in an all-or-none look at the greatest story ever told. Blending his family's incredible stories...


The Scent Trail: How One Woman's Quest for the Perfect Perfume Took Her Around the World

by Celia Lyttelton

Lyttelton?s passion for fragrance inspired her to have a signature perfume created just for her?and then to embark on the ultimate olfactory odyssey. Armed with a list of ingredients, she tracked down each component...


Islands of Sunshine and Shadow

by Bernard Blestel

ISLANDS OF SUNSHINE AND SHADOW is the story of an extraordinary man living through ordinary times, or perhaps it is the story of an ordinary man living through extraordinary times. From his childhood in the...


Acedia & me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life

by Kathleen Norris

The extraordinary New York Times bestselling masterpiece from "one of the most eloquent yet earthbound spiritual writers of our time (San Francisco Chronicle).

Kathleen Norris had written several much loved...


The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry: Love, Laughter, and Tears in Paris at the World's Most Famous Cooking School

by Kathleen Flinn

The prequel to Kathleen Flinn's unforgettable account of her French culinary adventures - Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good - is available this August!

Kathleen Flinn was a thirty-six-year-old middle manager trapped...