Biography

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NOTES FROM A YOUNG BLACK CHEF: A MEMOIR

Written by Stein, Joshua David
A groundbreaking memoir about the intersection of race, fame, and food, from the Top Chef star and Forbes and Zagat 30 Under 30 honoree By the time he was twenty-seven, Kwame Onwuachi had competed on Top Chef, cooked at the White House, and opened and closed one of the most talked about restaurants in America.
April 9, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$26.95
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MAMA'S BOY: A STORY FROM OUR AMERICAS

Written by Black, Dustin Lance
From the Academy Award-winning screenwriter and political activist, a candid, vivid, powerfully resonant memoir about growing up as a gay Mormon in Texas that is, as well, a moving tribute to the mother who taught him about surviving against all odds Dustin Lance Black wrote the Oscar-winning screenplay for Milk and helped overturn California's anti-gay marriage Proposition 8, bu
April 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$26.95
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INHERITANCE: A MEMOIR OF GENEALOGY, PATERNITY, AND LOVE

Written by Shapiro, Dani
The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden story of her own life. What makes us who we are?
January 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 272 Pages |
$24.95
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ALL HAPPY FAMILIES: A MEMOIR

Written by McCulloch, Jeanne
The Glass Castle meets The Nest in this stunning debut, an intimate family memoir that gracefully brings us behind the dappled beachfront vista of privilege, to reveal the inner lives of two wonderfully colorful, unforgettable families.
August 14, 2018 | Hardcover | Harper Wave | 256 Pages |
$25.99
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EDGE OF TAOS DESERT: AN ESCAPE TO REALITY

Written by Luhan, Mabel Dodge
In 1917 Mabel Sterne, patron of the arts and spokeswoman for the New York avant-garde, came to the Southwest seeking a new life. This autobiographical account, long out-of-print, of her first few months in New Mexico is a remarkable description of an Easterner's journey to the American West. It is also a great story of personal and philosophical transformation.
April 1, 1987 | Paperback | University of New Mexico Press | 364 Pages |
$27.95
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RIDING THE ELEPHANT: A MEMOIR OF ALTERCATIONS, HUMILIATIONS, HALLUCINATIONS, AND OBSERVATIONS

Written by Ferguson, Craig
From the comedian, actor, and former host of The Late Late Show comes an irreverent, lyrical memoir in essays featuring his signature wit. Craig Ferguson has defied the odds his entire life. He has failed when he should have succeeded and succeeded when he should have failed.
May 7, 2019 | Hardcover | Blue Rider Press |
$27.00
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SISSY: A COMING-OF-GENDER STORY

Written by Tobia, Jacob
A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above. "When the political reality facing this country seems dark, we need shinier, sparklier thinkers in the public eye.
March 5, 2019 | Hardcover | G.P. Putnam's Sons |
$26.00
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TOKYO ROMANCE: A MEMOIR

Written by Buruma, Ian
A classic memoir of self-invention in a strange land: Ian Buruma's unflinching account of his amazing journey into the heart of Tokyo's underground culture as a young man in the 1970's When Ian Buruma arrived in Tokyo in 1975, Japan was little more than an idea in his mind, a fantasy of a distant land.
March 5, 2019 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$17.00
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TRUTHS WE HOLD: AN AMERICAN JOURNEY

Written by Harris, Kamala
From one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country. Senator Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing.
January 8, 2019 | Hardcover | Penguin Press |
$30.00
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LINE BECOMES A RIVER: DISPATCHES FROM THE BORDER

Written by Cantu, Francisco
NAMED A TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018 BY NPR and THE WASHINGTON POST
February 5, 2019 | Paperback | Riverhead Books |
$17.00

New Arrivals

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