In 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
By the time she was in her late twenties, Tara Schuster was a sought after TV executive who had worked with Jon Stewart and launched Key Peele to viral superstardom By all appearances, she had mastered being a grown up But beneath that veneer of success, she was a chronically anxious,
A 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
From 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
A 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
This 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
From 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.
The Unexpected Spy: From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World's Most Notorious Terrorists30 March 2020 | By Tracy Walder | Filed in: autobiography.
A highly entertaining account of a young woman who went straight from her college sorority to the CIA, where she hunted terrorists and WMDs When Tracy Walder enrolled at the University of Southern California, she never thought that one day she would offer her pink beanbag chair in the Delta Gamma
A journalist pieces together the mysteries surrounding her ex husband s unexpected death from drug abuse Something was wrong with Peter Eilene Zimmerman noticed that her ex husband looked thin, seemed distracted, and was frequently absent from activities with their children She thought he looked
World renowned hip hop artist Jason Timbuktu Diakit s vivid and intimate journey through his own and his familys historyfrom South Carolina slavery to twenty first century Sweden Born to interracial American parents in Sweden, Jason Diakit grew up between worldspart Swedish, American, black,
In this captivating narrative, Chanels Riviera explores the fascinating world of the Cote dAzur during a period that saw the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the twentieth century The Cote dAzur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of
The creative force behind Blackberry Farm, Tennessee s award winning farm to table resort, reveals how she found herself only after losing everything in this powerful memoir of resilience Born with the gift of hospitality, Kreis Beall helped create one of the South s most enchanting destinations,
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers is an audacious new form of nonfiction that remakes the boundaries between criticism, biography, and autobiography in search of two identities While working as an intern in the archives at the Harry Ransom Center, Jenn Shapland encounters the love letters of
A former parole officer shines a bright light on a huge yet hidden part of our justice system through the intertwining stories of seven parolees striving to survive the chaos that awaits them after prison in this illuminating and dramatic book Prompted by a dead end retail job and a vague desire to
Tara 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