You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George WashingtonIn a genre overdue for a shakeup, Alexis Coe takes a closer look at our firstand finds he s not quite the man we remember Young George Washington was raised by a struggling single mother, demanded military promotions, chased rich young women, caused an international incident, and never backed down

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What RemainsIn 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

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement ForgotA 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

Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa LamA 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

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; EssaysFrom 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

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Minor Feelings: An Asian American ReckoningA 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

Brother & Sister

Brother & SisterFrom 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

In the Land of Men

In the Land of MenA 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

Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed Me

Strung Out: One Last Hit and Other Lies That Nearly Killed MeThis 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

A Black Women's History of the United States

A Black Women's History of the United StatesA revealing historyat once sobering and empoweringshowing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to sex

Something That May Shock and Discredit You

Something That May Shock and Discredit YouFrom 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.

Educated

EducatedTara 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

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)

The Tattooist of Auschwitz (The Tattooist of Auschwitz, #1)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.

Becoming

BecomingIn 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

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern WorldMichael Pollan, known for his best selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeines power as the