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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 ImageStars Between the Sun and Moon: One Woman's Life in North Korea and Escape to Freedom

    Lucia Jang, Susan McClelland

    An extraordinary memoir by a North Korean woman who defied the government to keep her family alive.More

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

    Caitlin Doughty

    “Morbid and illuminating” (Entertainment Weekly)—a young mortician goes behind the scenes of her curious profession.More

  3. Book ImagePaid For: My Journey Through Prostitution

    Rachel Moran

    An astonishingly brave memoir of prostitution and its lingering influence on a woman’s psyche and life.More

  4. Book ImageWriting Across the Landscape: Travel Journals 1960–2013

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Giada Diano, Matthew Gleeson

    This long-awaited volume provides a panoramic portrait of art and life across the twentieth century, from Mexico to Morocco, Paris to Rome, and beyond.More

  5. Book ImageMess: One Man's Struggle to Clean Up His House and His Act

    Barry Yourgrau

    Hilarious and poignant, a glimpse into the mind of someone who is both a sufferer from and an investigator of clutter.More

  6. Book ImageThe Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir

    Maxine Kumin

    From Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Maxine Kumin comes a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry.More

  7. Book ImageBastards: A Memoir

    Mary Anna King

    "A stirring, vividly told story of a young woman's quest to find the family she lost . . . an impressive debut." —Peter BalakianMore

  8. Book ImageWord Nerd: Dispatches from the Games, Grammar, and Geek Underground

    John D. Williams, Jr

    In this zany, one-of-a-kind memoir, former executive director of the National SCRABBLE Association John D. Williams Jr. brings to life the obsessions, madness, and glory of the SCRABBLE® culture—from living-room players to world champions.More

  9. Book ImageThe Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones

    Sandra Tsing Loh

    From an “imaginatively twisted and fearless” writer (Los Angeles Times), a hilarious memoir of middle age.More

  10. Book ImageWords Without Music: A Memoir

    Philip Glass

    The long-awaited memoir by “the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers” (New York Times).More

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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