You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

In 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 downYou Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

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

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

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

A 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, butHood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

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 VancouverGone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

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

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

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

A 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 theMinor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Brother & Sister

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 herBrother & Sister

In the Land of Men

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, AdrienneIn the Land of Men

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

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

A Black Women's History of the United States

A 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 sexA Black Women's History of the United States

Something That May Shock and Discredit You

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.Something That May Shock and Discredit You