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Me

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 Christe

Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope

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 w

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

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 studyin

Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years

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 A

Ordinary Girls

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 her

The Queens of Animation

In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives These women infiltrated the all male domain of Disney Studios and used early technologie

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir

Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager She startles awake, saying his name It is always about him one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark A boy who raped her When her nightmares worsen, Jeannie decides after fourteen years of silence to reach out to

Edison

From Pulitzer Prize winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international name today, he is mostly remembered only for the g

The Beautiful Ones

From Prince himself comes the brilliant coming of age and into superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time featuring never before seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death Prince was a musical genius, one o

A Year Without a Name: A Memoir

From an extraordinary new voice, a passionate and clear eyed and unputdownable meditation on queerness, family, and desire Mary Karr For as long as they can remember, Cyrus Grace Dunham felt like a visitor in their own body Their life was a series of imitations lovable little girl, daughter

No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America

A lively, fascinating, eye opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist You re not getting older, you re getting better, or so promised the famous 1970 s ad for women s hair dye Americans have always had a complicated relationship with aging embrace it, de

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Women Who Run With The Wolves in this gorgeously written, fierce, political, personal, and deeply inspiring Michelle Tea memoir about finding meaning, beauty, and power through a life in witchcraft An initiation signals a beginning a door opens and you step throug

Medallion Status: True Stories from Secret Rooms

A hilarious and honest new book in which John Hodgman, New York Times bestselling author of Vacationland, sets out to explore the strange work land of being a somewhat famous person After spending most of his twenties pursuing a career as a literary agent, John Hodgman decided to try his own hand at

Face It

I was saying things in songs that female singers didn t really say back then I wasn t submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side I was playing it

Educated

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

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas

Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas is the hilarious, poignant and entertaining story of the life of a junior doctor at the most challenging time of the year With twenty five tales of intriguing, shocking and incredible Christmas incidents, the British public will finally appreciate the sacrifices

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

Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family

Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart.Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti i

My Friend Anna

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.