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  1. Book ImageHammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter

    Nina MacLaughlin

    A warm and inspiring book for anyone who has ever dreamed of changing tracks: the story of a young woman who quit her desk job to become a carpenter.More

  2. Book ImageSmoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

    Caitlin Doughty

    A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession.More

  1. Book ImageHome Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood

    Michael Lewis

    The New York Times bestseller: “Hilarious. No mushy tribute to the joys of fatherhood, Lewis’ book addresses the good, the bad, and the merely baffling about having kids.”—Boston GlobeMore

  2. Book ImageHammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter

    Nina MacLaughlin

    A warm and inspiring book for anyone who has ever dreamed of changing tracks: the story of a young woman who quit her desk job to become a carpenter.More

  3. Book ImageMermaid: A Memoir of Resilience

    Eileen Cronin

    “Extraordinarily courageous; [Cronin] chronicles her journey to fit in and thrive with bravery and wit.”—O, The Oprah MagazineMore

  4. Book ImageThe Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait

    Blake Bailey

    A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography'

    The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins—his own.More

  5. Book ImageAll the Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found

    Philip Connors

    The prize-winning author of Fire Season returns with the heartrending story of his troubled years before finding solace in the wilderness.More

  6. Book ImageMy Avant-Garde Education: A Memoir

    Bernard Cooper

    A wry and beautifully observed memoir about coming of age in the era of conceptual art.More

  7. Book ImageWhere the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey

    Marie Mutsuki Mockett

    How does one cope with overwhelming grief?More

  8. Book ImageLiar's Poker (25th Anniversary Edition): Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street

    Michael Lewis

    25th Anniversary Edition

    The time was the 1980s. The place was Wall Street. The game was called Liar’s Poker.More

  9. Book ImageBeautiful Eyes: A Father Transformed

    Paul Austin

    Through parenting a child with a disability, a father discovers patience, acceptance, and unconditional love.More

  10. Book ImageLasting City: The Anatomy of Nostalgia

    James McCourt

    The darkly intense Irish-American family drama come alive like never before in this "virtuosic meta-memoir" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).More

  11. Book ImageEpilogue: A Memoir

    Will Boast

    Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he’d have.More

  12. Book ImageMy Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir

    Brian Turner

    A war memoir of unusual literary beauty and power from the acclaimed poet who wrote the poem “The Hurt Locker.”More

  13. Book ImageSmoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

    Caitlin Doughty

    A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession.More

  14. Book ImageFairyland: A Memoir of My Father

    Alysia Abbott

    A beautiful, vibrant memoir about growing up motherless in 1970s and ’80s San Francisco with an openly gay father.More

  15. Book ImageThe Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA

    Scott C. Johnson

    Longlisted for the National Book AwardMore

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