Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders

16 September 2019 | By Billy Jensen | Filed in: autobiography.

Have you ever wanted to solve a murder Gather the clues the police overlooked Put together the pieces Identify the suspect Journalist Billy Jensen spent fifteen years investigating unsolved murders, fighting for the families of victims Every story he wrote had one thing in common they didn t ha

How to Be an Antiracist

16 September 2019 | By Ibram X. Kendi | Filed in: autobiography.

Ibram X Kendi s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America but even fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other In How to be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist

The Yellow House: A Memoir

16 September 2019 | By Sarah M. Broom | Filed in: autobiography.

In 1961, Sarah M Broom s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant the postwar optimism seemed assured Widowed, Ivory Mae

I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying: Essays

16 September 2019 | By Bassey Ikpi | Filed in: autobiography.

A deeply personal collection of essays exploring Nigerian American author Bassey Ikpi s experiences navigating Bipolar II and anxiety throughout the course of her life Bassey Ikpi was born in Nigeria in 1976 Four years later, she and her mother joined her father in Stillwater, Oklahoma a move tha

Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention

16 September 2019 | By Donna Freitas | Filed in: autobiography.

In this compelling and disturbing true story Rebecca Traister , a young woman s toxic mentor develops a dark, stalking obsession that disrupts her career and her peace of mind Donna Freitas has lived two lives In one life, she is a well published author and respected scholar who has traveled

Into the Planet

16 September 2019 | By Jill Heinerth | Filed in: autobiography.

From one of the world s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the earth s final frontier the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planetMore people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know about deep space than w

In the Country of Women

16 September 2019 | By Susan Straight | Filed in: autobiography.

In inland Southern California, near the desert and the Mexican border, Susan Straight, a white self proclaimed book nerd, and Dwayne Sims, an African American basketball player, started dating in high school After college, they married and drove to Amherst, Massachusetts, where Straight met her tea

When I Was White: A Memoir

16 September 2019 | By Sarah Valentine | Filed in: autobiography.

The stunning and provocative coming of age memoir about Sarah Valentine s childhood as a white girl in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, and her discovery that her father was a black man At the age of 27, Sarah Valentine discovered that she was not, in fact, the white girl she had always believed herself

Confessions of a Bookseller

16 September 2019 | By Shaun Bythell | Filed in: autobiography.

Do you have a list of your books, or do I just have to stare at them Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland With than a mile of shelving, real log fires in the shop and the sea lapping nearby, the shop should be an idyll for bookworms Unfortunately, Shaun also has

Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan

16 September 2019 | By Alan Paul | Filed in: autobiography.

An instant New York Times bestseller The first definitive biography of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, with an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan, and foreword and afterword by Double Trouble s Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon Just a few years after he almost died from a severe addiction to cocaine and alc

The Last Ocean: A Journey through Memory and Forgetting

16 September 2019 | By Nicci Gerrard | Filed in: autobiography.

From the award winning journalist and author, a lyrical, raw and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved ones After a diagnosis of dementia, Nicci Gerrard s father, John, continued to live life on his own ter

My Friend Anna

16 September 2019 | By Rachel DeLoache Williams | Filed in: autobiography.

Sex and the City meets Catch Me if You Can in the astonishing true story of Anna Delvey, a young con artist posing as a German heiress in New York City as told by the former Vanity Fair photo editor who got seduced by her friendship and then scammed out of than 62,000.

The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out

16 September 2019 | By William Dameron | Filed in: autobiography.

A candid memoir of denial, stolen identities, betrayal, faking it, and coming out Do you know me , the email began, sparking tremors of fear that turned into a full quake of panic when William Dameron discovered that his selfie had been stolen by strangers On social networks and dating sites, his

They Called Us Enemy

16 September 2019 | By George Takei | Filed in: autobiography.

A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor author activist George Takei s childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II Experience the forces that shaped an American icon and America itself in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love George Tak


16 September 2019 | By Tara Westover | Filed in: autobiography.

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 heale