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One Long River of Song

by Brian Doyle & David James Duncan Little, Brown and Company (December 02, 2019)

From a "born storyteller" (Seattle Times), this playful and moving bestselling book of essays invites us into the miraculous and transcendent moments of everyday life.

When Brian Doyle passed away at the age...


by Amanda Yates Garcia Grand Central Publishing (October 21, 2019)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Women Who Run With The Wolves in this "gorgeously written, fierce, political, personal, and deeply inspiring" (Michelle Tea) memoir about finding meaning, beauty, and power through...

Make It Scream, Make It Burn

by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company (September 23, 2019)

From the "astounding" (Entertainment Weekly), "spectacularly evocative" (The Atlantic), and "brilliant" (Los Angeles Times) author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams comes...


by Donna Freitas Little, Brown and Company (August 12, 2019)

In this "compelling and disturbing" true story, a young woman's toxic mentor develops a dark, stalking obsession that disrupts her career -- and her peace of mind. (Rebecca Traister,New York Times bestselling...

Out East

by John Glynn Grand Central Publishing (May 13, 2019)

An "extraordinary" debut memoir of first love, identity, and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family in a Montauk summer house (Andrew Solomon, National Book Award winner).

They call Montauk...

Louisa on the Front Lines

by Samantha Seiple Seal Press (February 25, 2019)

An eye-opening look at Little Women author Louisa May Alcott's time as a Civil War nurse, and the far-reaching implications her service had on her writing and her activism

Louisa on the Frontlines is the first...

Born to Be Posthumous

by Mark Dery Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2018)

The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense.

From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have...

Freak Kingdom

by Timothy Denevi PublicAffairs (October 29, 2018)

The story of Hunter S. Thompson's crusade against Richard Nixon and the threat of fascism in America--and the devastating price he paid for it

Hunter S. Thompson is often misremembered as a wise-cracking, drug-addled...

JELL-O Girls

by Allie Rowbottom Little, Brown and Company (July 23, 2018)

A "gorgeous" (New York Times) memoir that braids the evolution of one of America's most iconic branding campaigns with the stirring tales of the women who lived behind its facade - told by the inheritor of their...

Atticus Finch

by Joseph Crespino Basic Books (May 07, 2018)

Who was the real Atticus Finch? A prize-winning historian reveals the man behind the legend

The publication of Go Set a Watchman in 2015 forever changed how we think about Atticus Finch. Once seen as a paragon...

Little Panic

by Amanda Stern Grand Central Publishing (June 18, 2018)

In the vein of bestselling memoirs about mental illness like Andrew Solomon's Noonday Demon, Sarah Hepola's Blackout, and Daniel Smith's Monkey Mind comes a gorgeously immersive, immediately relatable, and brilliantly...

Forgiving God

by Hilary Yancey FaithWords (April 02, 2018)

A young mother's life is forever changed and her faith in God is broken when her son in diagnosed with complex physical disabilities. Restore and grow your faith as you read about Hilary Yancey's personal journey...

All the Lives I Want

by Alana Massey Grand Central Publishing (February 06, 2017)

"Alana Massey's prose is to brutal honesty what a mandolin is to a butter knife: she's sharper; she slices thinner; she shows the cross-section of a truth so deftly--so powerfully and cannily--it's hard to look...

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

by David Foster Wallace Back Bay Books (November 22, 2009)

In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the...

Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris

by Peter Brooks Basic Books (April 03, 2017)

From a distinguished literary historian, a look at Gustave Flaubert and his correspondence with George Sand during France's "terrible year" -- summer 1870 through spring 1871

From the summer of 1870 through...

Death Need Not Be Fatal

by Malachy McCourt & Brian McDonald Center Street (May 15, 2017)

Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant Malachy McCourt shares his views on death - sometimes hilarious and often poignant - and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn.

During the course...

You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

by Sherman Alexie Little, Brown and Company (June 12, 2017)

A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.


The Ambulance Drivers

by James McGrath Morris Da Capo Press (March 27, 2017)

After meeting for the first time on the front lines of World War I, two aspiring writers forge an intense twenty-year friendship and write some of America's greatest novels, giving voice to a "lost generation"...

The Temporary Bride

by Jennifer Klinec Twelve (February 13, 2017)

For fans of Reading Lolita in Tehran, a true story of forbidden love set against the rich cultural and political backdrop of modern-day Iran.

Jennifer Klinec is fearless. In her thirties, she abandons her bland...

Call Me Burroughs

by Barry Miles Twelve (January 27, 2014)

Fifty years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, "William Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius." Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual...

The Other Side of Me

by Sidney Sheldon Grand Central Publishing (July 31, 2006)

Author of over a dozen bestsellers, Academy Award-winning screenwriter, and creator of some of television's greatest hits, Sheldon has seen and done it all, and now in this candid memoir, he shares his story...

Eminent Outlaws

by Christopher Bram Twelve (February 01, 2012)

" to read and will be the standard text of the defining era of gay literati." -- Philadelphia Inquirer

In the years following World War II a group of gay writers established themselves as major...


by Christopher Hitchens Twelve (June 01, 2010)

Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S....

A Nearly Normal Life

by Charles L. Mee Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2013)

In the summer of 1953 the author was a carefree, athletic boy of fourteen. But after he collapsed during a school dance one night, he was suddenly bedridden, drifting in & out of consciousness, as his body disintegrated...

Born with Teeth

by Kate Mulgrew Little, Brown and Company (April 13, 2015)

Raised by unconventional Irish Catholics who knew "how to drink, how to dance, how to talk, and how to stir up the devil," Kate Mulgrew grew up with poetry and drama in her bones. But in her mother, a would-be...

The du Mauriers

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 16, 2013)

When Daphne du Maurier wrote The du Mauriers she was only thirty years old and had already established herself as both a biographer and a novelist. She wrote this epic biography during a vintage period in her...

The Winding Stair

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 16, 2013)

Many accounts of the life of Francis Bacon have been written for scholars. But du Maurier's aim in this biography was to illuminate the many facets of Bacon's remarkable personality for the common reader. To...

Golden Lads

by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 16, 2013)

Prior to the publication of Golden Lads, Anthony Bacon was viewed as a footnote in the history of his younger brother, Francis. A fascinating historical figure in his own right, Anthony Bacon was a contemporary...


by Daphné Du Maurier Little, Brown and Company (December 16, 2013)

Sir Gerald du Maurier was the preeminent actor-manager of his day, knighted in 1922 for his services to the theater. Published within six months of her father's death, Daphne du Maurier's frank portrait was...

A Thousand Hills to Heaven

by Josh Ruxin Little, Brown and Company (November 04, 2013)

One couple's inspiring memoir of healing a Rwandan village, raising a family near the old killing fields, and building a restaurant named Heaven.

Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a challenge...

The Monsters

by Dorothy Hoobler & Thomas Hoobler Little, Brown and Company (May 29, 2009)

The authors of the award-winning In Darkness, Death share the remarkable true story of Frankenstein's origins and the curse on its creators.

Hank Williams

by Colin Escott, George Merritt & William MacEwen Back Bay Books (May 29, 2009)

- Long considered the last word on Hank Williams, this biography has remained continuously in print since its first publication in 1994.- This new edition has been completely updated and includes many previously...

Me Talk Pretty One Day

by David Sedaris Back Bay Books (May 03, 2009)

A new collection from David Sedaris is cause for jubilation. His recent move to Paris has inspired hilarious pieces, including Me Talk Pretty One Day, about his attempts to learn French. His family is another...

The Impostor's Daughter

by Laurie Sandell Little, Brown and Company (July 28, 2009)

Laurie Sandell grew up in awe (and sometimes in terror) of her larger-than-life father, who told jaw-dropping tales of a privileged childhood in Buenos Aires, academic triumphs, heroism during Vietnam, friendships...


by Brad Gooch Little, Brown and Company (February 24, 2009)

The landscape of American literature was fundamentally changed when Flannery O'Connor stepped onto the scene with her first published book, Wise Blood, in 1952. Her fierce, sometimes comic novels and stories...

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

by Elizabeth Mccracken Little, Brown and Company (September 09, 2008)

"This is the happiest story in the world with the saddest ending," writes Elizabeth McCracken in her powerful, inspiring memoir. A prize-winning, successful novelist in her 30s, McCracken was happy to be an...

Mistress Bradstreet

by Charlotte Gordon Little, Brown and Company (September 02, 2007)

Though her work is a staple of anthologies of American poetry, Anne Bradstreet has never before been the subject of an accessible, full-scale biography for a general audience. Anne Bradstreet is known for her...


by Jann S. Wenner, Corey Seymour & Johnny Depp Little, Brown and Company (October 30, 2007)

Few American lives are stranger, more action-packed, or wilder than that of Hunter S. Thompson. Born a rebel in Louisville, Kentucky, Thompson spent a lifetime channeling his energy and insight into such landmark...