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The Yellow House

National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2019

by Sarah M. Broom

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in...


The New Negro

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2019, National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2018

by Jeffrey C. Stewart

A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call...


Black Dove

Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Non-Fiction 2017

by Ana Castillo

Finalist for the 2017 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction

A lyrical memoir-in-essays by an award-winning Chicana writer: "the real power of Black Dove comes when it speaks to what mothers face raising...


Here We Stand

Bread and Roses Award 2015

by Helena Earnshaw & Angharad Penrhyn Jones

A fascinating and unique anthology about contemporary women campaigners and how they were changed by the process of changing the world.


This Boy's Life

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 1989

by Tobias Wolff

This unforgettable memoir, by one of our most gifted writers, introduces us to the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning. Separated by divorce from his...