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Year of the Monkey

From the National Book Award winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year Following a run of New Year s concerts at San Francisco s legendary Fill, Patti Smith finds hers

Renia's Diary: A Holocaust Journal

The long hidden diary of a young Polish woman s last days during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into English, with a foreword from American Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt Renia Spiegel was a young girl from an upper middle class Jewish family living on an estate in Stawki, Polan

Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction

Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature s strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House and beyond Frankenstein was just the beginning horror stories and other weird fiction wouldn t exist without the women who created it From Gothic ghost stori

High School

From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their humble beginnings High School is the revelatory and unique coming of age story of Sara and Tegan Quin, identical twins from Calgary, Alberta, who

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company

A grand vision defined The CEO of Disney, one of Time s most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life Robert Iger became CEO of The Walt Disney Company in 2005,

Yale Needs Women

If Yale was going to keep its standing as one of the top two or three colleges in the nation, the availability of women was an amenity it could no longer do without In the summer of 1969, from big cities to small towns, young women across the country sent in applications to Yale University for th

Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America

In America, Mother White That s what Nefertiti, a single African American woman, discovered when she decided she wanted to adopt a Black baby boy out of the foster care system Eager to finally join the motherhood ranks, Nefertiti was shocked when people started asking her why she wanted to adopt

How to Be a Family: The Year I Dragged My Kids Around the World to Find a New Way to Be Together

In this refreshingly relatable Outside memoir, Slate editor Dan Kois sets out with his family on a journey around the world to change their lives together What happens when one frustrated dad turns his kids lives upside down in search of a new way to be a family Dan Kois and his wife always d

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

The bestselling author of All the Shah s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA s secret drug and mind control experiments of the 1950s and 60s.The visionary chemist Sidney Gottlieb was the CIA s master magician and gentlehearted torturer the agency s poiso

A Guest of the Reich

Thrilling An intimate spy story, as though a dear friend is taking us along on her misadventure behind Nazi lines Bill Dedman, author of the 1 New York Times bestseller Empty Mansions From the co author of The Zhivago Affair, a finalist for the National Books Critics Circle Award, comes the dr

Diamond Doris: The True Story of the World's Most Notorious Jewel Thief

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture In the ebullient spirit of Ocean s 8, The Heist, and Thelma Louise, a sensational and entertaining memoir of the world s most notorious jewel thief a woman who defied society s prejudices and norms to carve her own path, stealing from elite jewelers to live her dr

Sontag: Her Life and Work

One of the New York Times 17 New Books to Watch For in September One of the Washington Post s Ten Books to Read this September One of O magazine s 18 Must Read Books of Fall 2019 The definitive portrait of one of the American Century s most towering intellectuals her writing and her radical though

My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education

From the author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, essays on being an accidental American an incisive look at the edges of identity for a woman of color in a society centered on whiteness In this sharp and candid collection of essays, critically acclaimed writer and first generation American Jenni

Queen Meryl: The Iconic Roles, Heroic Deeds, and Legendary Life of Meryl Streep

A captivating and inspiring portrait of legendary actress Meryl Streep and her work, Queen Meryl explores the fearless icon s trailblazing roles in film, her feminist activism, and the indelible mark she s left on pop culture.Meryl Streep is the most celebrated actress of our time She s a chameleon

My Lost Family

A family must come to terms with the past when two missing children reappear after 40 years As the secrets unravel in this real life tale, can the family lay to rest the ghosts of the past Growing up in a poor Yiddish speaking home in 1950s London, teenager Lillian marries a charming older man, Ra

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal

Stieg Larssons erfenis: Zijn jacht op de moordenaar van Olof Palme

Op 28 februari 1986 werd de Zweedse premier Olof Palme op straat in Stockholm doodgeschoten Een moord die tot de dag van vandaag onopgelost is en waarover de meest wilde complottheorie n bestaan Stieg Larsson, de latere auteur van de wereldberoemde Millennium trilogie, is overtuigd van de betrokke

The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company

A grand vision defined The CEO of Disney, one of Time s most influential people of 2019, shares the ideas and values he embraced to reinvent one of the most beloved companies in the world and inspire the people who bring the magic to life Robert Iger became CEO of The Walt Disney Company in 2005,

Life Will Be the Death of Me: . . . and You Too!

In a haze of vape smoke on a rare windy night in L.A in the fall of 2016, Chelsea Handler daydreams about what life will be like with a woman in the White House And then Donald Trump happens In a torpor of despair, she decides that she s had enough of the privileged bubble she s lived in a bubbl