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.
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
With an introduction by Neil Gaiman In this dazzling memoir, the acclaimed writer behind Babylon 5, Sense8, Clint Eastwood s Changeling and Marvel s Thor reveals how the power of creativity and imagination enabled him to overcome the horrors of his youth and a dysfunctional family haunted by madnes
A darkly funny and very personal attempt to answer the question by America s longest running advice columnist When E Jean Carroll possibly the liveliest woman in the world and author of Ask E Jean in Elle Magazine realized that her eight million readers and question writers all seemed to have on
In December 2008, twentysomething Jill Grunenwald graduated with her master s degree in library science, ready to start living her dream of becoming a librarian But the economy had a different idea As the Great Recession reared its ugly head, jobs were scarce After some searching, however, Jill w
Hungry is a book about not only the hunger for food, but for risk, for reinvention, for creative breakthroughs, and for connection Feeling stuck in his work and home life, writer Jeff Gordinier happened into a fateful meeting with Danish chef Ren Redzepi, whose restaurant, Noma, has been called th
The bitingly funny, eye opening story of a college educated young professional who finds work in the automated and time starved world of hourly labor After the local newspaper where she worked as a reporter closed, Emily Guendelsberger took a pre Christmas job at an fulfillment center outside
An Indie Next Selection for July 2019An Indies Introduce Selection for Summer Fall 2019 From New York Times opinion writer Margaret Renkl comes an unusual, captivating portrait of a family and of the cycles of joy and grief that inscribe human lives within the natural world Growing up in Alabama,
For Maureen Stanton s proper Catholic mother, the town s maximum security prison was a way to keep her seven children in line If you don t behave, I ll put you in Walpole Prison But as the 1970s brought upheaval to America, and the lines between good and bad blurred, Stanton s once solid fami
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERAcclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Velazquez Laura Cumming shares the riveting story of her mother s mysterious kidnapping as a toddler in a small English coastal village and how that event reverberated through her own family and her art for decades.
Cash Carraway is a single mum living in temporary accommodation She s been moved around the system since she left home at sixteen She s also been called a stain on society And she s caught in a poverty trap Skint Estate is the hard hitting debut memoir about impoverishment, loneliness and violen
On the central and north coast of British Columbia, the Great Bear Rainforest is the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, containing organic matter than any other terrestrial ecosystem on the planet The area plays host to a wide range of species, from thousand year old western ced
He was told he d never walk again She was losing hope that she d ever feel whole again This is their miraculous true story of defying the impossible In my very first impression of Chris, I was blown away by his determination to stay positive, do the work, and trust that God had a bigger story in
An intimate true story about the complexities of female friendship, the mysteries of faith and desire, and the way two girls can grow up and apart, by the award winning author of Halsey Street.When Naima Coster met Lila, they were girls of color in a predominantly white private school in Manhattan.
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
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.