After rising from poverty to earn two Ivy League degrees, an Appalachian lawyer pays tribute to the strong hill women who raised and inspired her, and whose values have the potential to rejuvenate a struggling region an uplifting and eye opening memoir for readers of Hillbilly Elegy and Educated.
The Magical Language of Others is a powerful and aching love story in letters, from mother to daughter After living in America for over a decade, Eun Ji Koh s parents return to South Korea for work, leaving fifteen year old Eun Ji and her brother behind in California Overnight, Eun Ji finds
In the afternoon or early evening of June 25, 1980, two young women, Vicki Durian and Nancy Santomero, were killed in an isolated clearing in rural Pocahontas County West Virginia They were hitchhiking to an outdoor peace festival known as the Rainbow Gathering, but never arrived Their killings
This unforgettable memoir from a prize winning poet about growing up undocumented in the United States recounts the sorrows and joys of a family torn apart by draconian policies and chronicles one young man s attempt to build a future in a nation that denies his existence You were not a ghost even
99 year old literature professor Justus Rosenberg escaped the Holocaust and spent four daring years in the French Underground during World War II Now he finally writes his own unforgettable epic A gripping memoir from an Eastern European Jew who fought in the French Resistance The narrative
Marsha Linehan tells the story of her journey from suicidal teenager to world renowned developer of the life saving behavioral therapy DBT, using her own struggle to develop life skills for others This book is a victory on both sides of the page Gloria Steinem Are you one of us a patient
Sleep Sleep Like money, you only think about it when you have too little Then you think about it all the time, and the less you have the you think about it It becomes the prism through which you see the world and nothing can exist except in relation to it Samantha Harvey s insomnia
Fans of Issa Rae and Phoebe Robinson will love this collection of laugh out loud funny and insightful essays that explore race, feminism, pop culture, and how society reinforces the message that we are nothing without the perfect body By the time Chlo Hilliard was 12, she wore a size 12 both shoe
The story of a dog, his human, and the friendship that saved both of their lives When Ben Moon moved from the Midwest to Oregon, he hadn t planned on getting a dog But when he first met the soulful gaze of a rescue pup in a shelter, Ben instantly felt a connection, and his friendship with Denali
An investigation into the nature of violence, terror, and trauma through conversations with a notorious war criminal by Jessica Stern, one of the world s foremost experts on terrorism Between October 2014 and November 2016, global terrorism expert Jessica Stern held a series of conversations in a
Raw, compelling, wise and tender Dolly Alderton Motherwell is razor sharp, fearless and wonderful Adam Kay Utterly unflinching and staggeringly good, both as the history of a woman and the history of a place India Knight Just shy of 18, Deborah Orr left Motherwell the town she both loved and
In this poignant and urgent love letter to his son, award winning Broadway, TV and film producer Richie Jackson reflects on his experiences as a gay man in America and the progress and setbacks of the LGBTQ community over the last 50 years My son is kind, responsible, and hardworking He is ready
We all have our habits to help when life gets hard Yet there s only one force that can offer us true healing from life s pain Join award winning writer Seth Haines in The Book of Waking Up for a guided experience into the Divine Love of God that transforms a life The inevitable pain of life
A moving memoir from the mother of a child with Treacher Collins Syndrome, with a foreword by R.J Palacio, author of Wonder For Magda Newman, normal was a goal she wanted her son Nathaniel to be able to play on the playground, swim at the beach, enjoy the moments of childhood that are often taken
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
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.