Subject of glowing features by TIME, NBC, and USA Today, astronaut Ron Garan makes waves with his meditation on our fragmented, 2D conception of the world's suffering and his work to make it an organic whole.
A rich biography of a former cattle farmer who became an advocate for the animals of the African Bush, showing the world that, like humans, each animal, from predator to prey, has a soul, a personality & a will to live.
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Equal parts history, literature, philosophy, sociology & adventure, Fermor's memoir of his solo walk across Europe is far more than a travelogue of an extraordinary journey.
In these nine moving & lyrical essays, one of America's greatest living poets explores his hardscrabble New Jersey upbringing and the journeys that have shaped his life & poetry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Awards, Lacy M. Johnson’s harrowing yet beautiful memoir of abduction and imprisonment at the hands of her violent ex is astounding for its courage & honesty.
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