Biography

EAT LIKE A FISH: MY ADVENTURES AS A FISHERMAN TURNED RESTORATIVE OCEAN FARMER

From the aquatic world's Michael Pollan a former fisherman's memoir, manifesto, and vision for the future of food: restorative ocean farming. Easy to grow, sustainable, and a solution to climate change, ocean vegetables are plentiful (there are thousands of edible varieties), nutritious, and delicious (as recipes from James Beard Award-winning chef Brooks Headley included here will sho
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

ONCE MORE WE SAW STARS: A MEMOIR

"A gripping and beautiful book about the power of love in the face of unimaginable loss."
May 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$25.00

NOTES FROM A YOUNG BLACK CHEF: A MEMOIR

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 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

MAMA'S BOY: A STORY FROM OUR AMERICAS

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 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$26.95

INHERITANCE: A MEMOIR OF GENEALOGY, PATERNITY, AND LOVE

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 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$24.95

EDGE OF TAOS DESERT: AN ESCAPE TO REALITY

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 |
$27.95

RIDING THE ELEPHANT: A MEMOIR OF ALTERCATIONS, HUMILIATIONS, HALLUCINATIONS, AND OBSERVATIONS

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 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.00

BENEFICIARY: FORTUNE, MISFORTUNE, AND THE STORY OF MY FATHER

A parable for the new age of inequality: part family history, part detective story, part history of a vanishing class, and a vividly compelling exploration of the degree to which an inheritance--financial, cultural, genetic--conspired in one person's self-destruction. Land, houses, and money tumbled from one generation to the next on the eight-hundred-acre estate built by Scott's
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

FINDING MY VOICE: MY JOURNEY TO THE WEST WING AND THE PATH FORWARD

"The ultimate Obama insider" (The New York Times) and longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama White House shares her journey as a daughter, mother, lawyer, business leader, public servant, and leader in government at a historic moment in American history. When Valerie Jarrett interviewed a promising young lawyer named Michelle Robinson in July 1991 for a job in Chicago city g
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$30.00

SISTERS AND REBELS: A STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF AMERICA

Born in late nineteenth-century Georgia, Elizabeth, Grace, and Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin grew up in a culture of white supremacy.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$39.95

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