National Bestseller The literary sensation of the year, a book that redefines both family and narrative for the twenty-first century. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius is the moving memoir of a college senior who, in the space of five weeks, loses both of his parents to cancer and inherits h..
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for hi..
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The celebratory, revealing, inspiring, and entertaining autobiography of the greatest manager in the history of British soccer Over the past four years, Alex Ferguson has been reflecting on and jotting down the highlights of his extraordinary career, and here he reveals his amazing..
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States 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 America--the first African American ..
From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinching, powerful memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity.In this exquisite story of family, food, g..
By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers "Benjamin Franklin "and "Steve Jobs," this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein. How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fas..
Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at the man. Originally published under the title Empire: The Life, Legend, and Madness of Howard Hughes...
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska
and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was
Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to
charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the
cash in h..
It was the summer Coltrane died, the summer of love and riots, and the summer when a chance encounter in Brooklyn led two young people on a path of art, devotion, and initiation.Patti Smith would evolve as a poet and performer, and Robert Mapplethorpe would direct his highly provocative style toward..
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A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine--now with all-new, never-before-published material..
The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is "a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it...Most important, it is a powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life" (The New Yorker). Based on thousands of..
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When Jenny Lawson was little, all she ever wanted was to fit in. That dream was cut short by her fantastically unbalanced father and a morbidly eccentric childhood. It did, however, open up an opportunity for Lawson to f..
For years, Daniel Smith suffered from bouts of acute anxiety, extended episodes without any apparent cause that seized control of his body and mind, leaving him an emotional wreck. Sleep was impossible and headaches and nausea haunted his days. Anxiety threatened his sanity and jeopardized his relat..
The story of the Dalai Lama's life, as well as a history of the subjugation of the Tibetan people by the Chinese government. Born into a modest farming family, he was only two years old when monks pronounced him the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama...
[A] powerful account of hearing loss and learning to communicate in a new way--through yoga, gratitude and radical honesty. --People, The Best New BooksCentered around the touchstone stories Jen tells in her popular workshops, On Being Human is the story of how a starved person grew into the exu..
"A must-read ecological message of hope . . . Everyone with an interest in the future of this planet should read this book." --David Mitchell, The Guardian When climate activist Greta Thunberg was eleven, her parents Malena and Svante, and her little sister Beata, were facing a crisis in their own h..
During the past year Paul McCartney has been in the public's eye more than at any time since the peak of Beatlemania over thirty years ago. His fans have been treated to the best-selling Flaming Pie and Standing Stone albums, a full hour of Paul on "Oprah," and this thoughtful and comprehensive biog..
In" Persepolis," heralded by the "Los Angeles Times" as "one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day," Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 19..
From the author of the prizewinning "New York Times "bestseller "Empire of the Summer Moon "comes a thrilling account" "of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson" "became a great and tragic American hero."" Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much as any pers..
Walter Isaacson’s “enthralling” (The New Yorker) worldwide bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs—the inspiration for the movie Steve Jobs
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Daniels, directed by Danny Boyle with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin.Based
From The Author of The Bestselling Biographies Of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, This Is The Exclusive Biography Of Steve Jobs.
Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competi..
Survival In Auschwitz by Primo Levi is widely considered to be one of the top classic books of all time. It is a work of witness written in narrative form by the author Primo Levi. Survival In Auschwitz was influenced by Primo Levi's experiences in the concentration camp at Auschwitz during World Wa..
* INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "Stunning...heartrending...this year's When Breath Becomes Air." --Nora Krug, The Washington Post "Beautiful and haunting." --Matt McCarthy, MD, USA TODAY "Deeply affecting...simultaneously heartbreaking and funny." --People (Book of the Week) "Vivid, immediate...
In his 1,500-year-old Confessions, Augustine of Hippo tells the story of his remarkable life, interwoven with his insights of endless wisdom. This contemporary translation features an inspiring new package. Revised reissue...
Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic -- a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and..
Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit..
The basis for and official tie-in edition to the PBS Masterpiece Classic movie titled "The Diary of Anne Frank," directed by Jon Jones from a screenplay by Deborah Moggach. First airing April 11, 2010. More than fifty years after its first publication, Doubleday's definitive edition of Anne Frank's ..
An intimate, powerful, and galvanizing memoir by Pulitzer Prize winner, human rights advocate, and former UN Ambassador Samantha Power.Includes a new afterwordIn her memoir, Power offers an urgent response to the question What can one person do? and a call for a clearer eye, a kinder heart, and a mo..
Now available in paperback with a new chapter.Are you ready to see your fixer upper? These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves with anticipation, their legions of fans continue..
The personally revealing and complete
biography of the man known everywhere as “The Oracle of Omaha”—for
fans of the HBO documentary Becoming Warren BuffettHere is the
book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in
the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary O..
His journey through the East began in 1271--when, still a teenager, he set out of Venice and found himself traversing the most exotic countries. His acceptance into the court of the great emperor Kublai Khan, and his service to the vast and dazzling Mongol empire, led him to places as far away as Ti..
Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing. The daughter of immigrants, she was raised in an Oakland, California community that cared deeply about social justice; her parents--an esteemed economist from Jamaica and an admired cancer researcher fro..
Catherine Gray was stuck in a hellish whirligig of Drink, Make horrible decisions, Hangover, Repeat. She had her fair share of 'drunk tank' jail cells and topless-in-a-hot-tub misadventures._x000D_
But this book goes beyond the binges and blackouts to ..
Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, who galvanized readers with their Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Jackson Pollock, have written another tour de force--an exquisitely detailed, compellingly readable portrait of Vincent van Gogh. Working with the full cooperation of the Van Gogh Museum in A..
Jim Paul's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all--his fortune, his reputation, and his job--in one fatal attack of excessive economic hubris. In this honest, frank analysis, Paul and Brendan Moynihan revisit t..
An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they
intersect, from the incomparable, bestselling author Haruki
Murakami.While simply training for New York City Marathon would be
enough for most people, Haruki Murakami's decided to write about it as
well. The result is a beauti..
I have not been as profoundly moved by a book in years. Jodi PicoultEven after she left home for Hollywood, Emmy-nominated TV writer Bess Kalb saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her. Bobby was a forceirrepressible, glamorous, unapologetically opinionated. Bobby doted on Bes..