A riveting, lucid memoir of a young woman s struggle to regain her sense of self after trauma, and the efforts by a powerful New England boarding school to silence her at any cost n nWhen the elite St Paul s School recently came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual abuse on ca
From growing up in a family of firefighters on Staten Island to commuting three hours a day to high school and seeing the sights like watching a Russian woman throw a stroller off the back of a ferry , to attending Harvard while Facebook was created, Jost shares how he has navigated the world lik
Longtime Jeopardy host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career n nSince debuting as the host of Jeopardy in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into their homes five nights a week.
One of the New York Times 20 Books to Read in 2020 UnforgettableBehind her brilliantly witty and uplifting message is a remarkable vulnerability and candor that reminds us that we are not alone in our struggles and that we can, against all odds, get through them Lori Gottlieb, New York Times
For fans of Robert Macfarlane or Elizabeth Rush, National Magazine Award winner and The Nation columnist Ben Ehrenreich layers climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences into a stunning reckoning of our current moment and our all too human urge to grapple with apocalypse.
Two iconic bands An unforgettable life n nOne of the most dynamic groups of the 70s and 80s, Talking Heads, founded by drummer Chris Frantz, his girlfriend Tina Weymouth, and lead singer David Byrne, burst onto the music scene, playing at CBGBs, touring Europe with the Ramones, and creating hits
Kendra Atleework grew up in Swall Meadows, in the Owens Valley of the Eastern Sierra Nevada, where annual rainfall averages five inches and in drought years measures closer to zero Kendra s family raised their children to thrive in this harsh landscape, forever at the mercy of wildfires, blizzard
Whoever listens to a witness, becomes a witness Elie Wiesel n nWhen Nazi occupiers arrived in Greece in 1941, it was the beginning of a horror that would reverberate through generations In the city of Salonica Thessaloniki , almost 50,000 Jews were sent to Nazi concentration camps during the wa
An unflinching memoir about a writer reckoning with his relationship with his troubled father and the complicated legacy that each generation hands down to the next n n Justin Taylor s relentless, peripatetic, and tender search for reconciliation with his late troubled father blooms into a full throat
Samantha Irby meets Bettyville in this darkly funny and poignant memoir about love, loss, Alzheimer s, and reviving her father s pornographic writing career from Mortified writer and producer Sara Faith Alterman 12 year old Sara enjoyed an G rated existence in suburban New England, filled with over
A COMEDIC MEMOIR ABOUT FANDOM, FAME, AND OTHER EMBARRASSMENTS FROM THE LIFE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING CARTOONIST n nWhat happens when a childhood hobby turns into a lifelong career The Loneliness of the Long Distance Cartoonist, Adrian Tomine s funniest and most revealing foray into autobiogr
Melissa and her older brother Junior grow up running around the disparate neighborhoods of 1990s Oakland, two of six children to a white Quaker father and a black Southern transplant mother Their house is flanked by both crime scenes and boutique cheese shops, and they play across these borders dur