The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer’s ode to happiness, curiosity & awe at life’s wonders captures readers' hearts with its idyllic setting & vivid prose.
A novelist recounts his transition from urbanite to pastoralist in gorgeous prose. By the end of this deeply affecting story, his goats will have stolen your heart.
Not just a sprawling history of a beloved celebrity dog, this biography by New Yorker staff writer Orlean is also a deeply touching tale of loyalty & love.
Sebold’s bold, brave memoir not only sets the stage for her 2002 bestseller The Lovely Bones, but also encourages conversation surrounding an incredibly difficult subject.
Handler's particular brand of humor may elicit a guilt-ridden laugh as she leaves you in stitches with painfully honest tales from her own life. Offensively fantastic.
With millions of copies sold & a film on the way, reporter Walls’s memoir is a triumphant exposé on the one subject she knows best: her dysfunctional family.
The dazzling life story of one of Hollywood’s all-time greats. Bacall’s National Book Award-winning memoir is filled with the same sparkling grace & wit that made her one of the lasting icons of cinema’s Golden Age.
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As the story goes, while reciting the first oath of office, Washington improvised the final line: “So help me God.” Since then, forty-two other men have invoked divine aid while guiding the country through war and peace, boom and bust. Here are some of their stories.
Before Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl was one of the top British spies in Washington. This riveting & funny history traces his efforts to spread gossip to ensure FDR’s re-election & keep America in WWII.
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