In 1941, the first Neumann family member was taken by the Nazis, arrested in German occupied Czechoslovakia for bathing in a stretch of river forbidden to Jews He was transported to Auschwitz Eighteen days later his prisoner number was entered into the morgue book Of thirty four Neumann family
By the time she was in her late twenties, Tara Schuster was a sought after TV executive who had worked with Jon Stewart and launched Key Peele to viral superstardom By all appearances, she had mastered being a grown up But beneath that veneer of success, she was a chronically anxious,
A potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism Today s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but
A Los Angeles hotel with a haunting history A missing young woman A disturbing video followed by a shocking discovery A cold case mystery that has become an internet phenomenon and for one determined journalist, a life changing quest toward uncomfortable truths Twenty one year old Vancouver
From the creator of Elle s Eric Reads the News, a poignant and hilarious memoir in essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding his joy, and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way R Eric Thomas didn t know he was different until the world told him so Everywhere he
A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American, by an award winning poet and essayist Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity In the
From the beloved film star and best selling author of Then Again a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings lives can take When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her
A fiercely personal memoir about coming of age in the male dominated literary world of the nineties, becoming the first female literary editor of Esquire, and Miller s personal and working relationship with David Foster Wallace A naive and idealistic twenty two year old from the Midwest, Adrienne
This is a story she needed to tell and the rest of the country needs to listen New York Times Book ReviewThis vital memoir will change how we look at the opioid crisis and how the media talks about it A deeply moving and emotional read, STRUNG OUT challenges our preconceived ideas of what
The gripping true story of a murder on an Indian reservation, and the unforgettable Arikara woman who becomes obsessed with solving it an urgent work of literary journalism I don t know a complicated, original protagonist in literature than Lissa Yellow Bird, or a dogged reporter in
From the writer of Slates Dear Prudence column comes a witty and clever collection of essays and cultural observations spanning pop culturefrom the endearingly popular to the staggeringly obscure.Sometimes you just have to yell New York Times bestselling author of Texts from Jane Eyre Daniel M.
From rediscovering an ancestral village in China to experiencing the realities of American life as a Nigerian, the search for belonging crosses borders and generations Selected from the archives of Catapult magazine, the essays in A Map Is Only One Story highlight the human side of immigration
A highly entertaining account of a young woman who went straight from her college sorority to the CIA, where she hunted terrorists and WMDs When Tracy Walder enrolled at the University of Southern California, she never thought that one day she would offer her pink beanbag chair in the Delta Gamma
A journalist pieces together the mysteries surrounding her ex husband s unexpected death from drug abuse Something was wrong with Peter Eilene Zimmerman noticed that her ex husband looked thin, seemed distracted, and was frequently absent from activities with their children She thought he looked
Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and
In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz Birkenau When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a T towierer the German word for tattooist , tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.
In her most revealing and powerful book yet, the beloved activist, speaker, and author of the bestselling sensations Love Warrior and Carry On, Warrior explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet the expectations of the world, and start trusting the voice deep within us.
Jessica reveals for the first time her inner monologue and most intimate struggles Guided by the journals she s kept since age fifteen, and brimming with her unique humor and down to earth humanity, Open Book is as inspiring as it is entertaining This was supposed to be a very different book Five
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era As First Lady of the United States of Americathe first African American to serve in that roleshe helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in