Ali Wong s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero , covering everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male dominated profession, and how she trapped their dad In her
In the bestselling, prize winning A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe Now he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it
From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touchingand just a little spooky Here s a partial list of things I don t believe in God The Devil Heaven Hell Bigfoot Ancient Aliens Past lives Life after death Vampires Zombies Reiki.
In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the film Rocketman The result is Me the joyously funny, honest and moving story of the most enduringly successful singer songwriter of all time.
From award winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming of age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power People don t just happen, writes Saeed Jones We sacrifice former versions of ourselves We sacrifice the people who dared to raise us The I it
The compelling, poignant true stories of victims of a notorious adoption scandal some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate s bestselling novel Before We Were Yours and were reunited with birth family members as a result of its wide reach From the 1920s to 1950, Georgia Tann ran a
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy Winner Take All In 2010, the words earthquake swarm entered the lexicon in Oklahoma That same year, a trove of Michael Jackson memorabilia including his iconic crystal encrusted white glove was sold at auction for over 1 million to
An instant New York Times bestseller In Embrace Your Weird, New York Times bestselling author, producer, actress, TV writer, and award winning web series creator, Felicia Day takes you on a journey to find, rekindle, or expand your creative passions Including Felicia s personal stories and hard won
A revolutionary, real world solution to the problem of unpaid, invisible work that women have shouldered for too long.It started with the Sh t I Do List Tired of being the shefault parent responsible for all aspects of her busy household, Eve Rodsky counted up all the unpaid, invisible work she
As featured on the BBC documentary, The Most Hated Family in America it was an upbringing in many ways normal A loving home, shared with squabbling siblings, overseen by devoted parents Yet in other ways it was the precise opposite a revolving door of TV camera crews and documentary makers, a
Do you know how to play the game you re in In finite games, like football or chess, the players are known, the rules are fixed, and the endpoint is clear The winners and losers are easily identified In infinite games, like business or politics or life itself, the players come and go, the rules
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this follow up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor Victoria In Home, the number one New York Times international bestseller, Julie
Amaryllis Fox s riveting memoir tells the story of her ten years in the most elite clandestine ops unit of the CIA, hunting the world s most dangerous terrorists in sixteen countries while marrying and giving birth to a daughterAmaryllis Fox was in her last year as an undergraduate at Oxford
There is life packed on each page of Ordinary Girls than some lives hold in a lifetime Julia Alvarez Ordinary Girls is a fierce, beautiful, and unflinching memoir from a wildly talented debut author While growing up in housing projects in Puerto Rico and Miami Beach, Jaquira D az found
1 New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen s shocking and empowering true crime story of three sisters determined to survive their mother s house of horrors After than a decade, when sisters Nikki, Sami, and Tori Knotek hear the word mom, it claws like an eagle s talons, triggering
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.