Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention

In this compelling and disturbing true story Rebecca Traister , a young woman s toxic mentor develops a dark, stalking obsession that disrupts her career and her peace of mind Donna Freitas has lived two lives In one life, she is a well published author and respected scholar who has traveled

The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets

When they were born on May 28, 1934, weighing a grand total of just over 13 pounds, no one expected them to live so much as an hour Overnight, Yvonne, Annette, C cile, milie, and Marie Dionne captivated the world, defying medical history with every breath they took In an effort to protect them fr

In the Country of Women

In inland Southern California, near the desert and the Mexican border, Susan Straight, a white self proclaimed book nerd, and Dwayne Sims, an African American basketball player, started dating in high school After college, they married and drove to Amherst, Massachusetts, where Straight met her tea

Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary

Just Like Beverly follows the life of beloved children s author Beverly Cleary from her early years in Oregon to her career as a successful writer who wrote stories, including the wildly popular Ramona and Henry Huggins series, for kids just like her As a young girl, Beverly Cleary struggled to lea

My Name is Why

At the age of seventeen, after a childhood in an adopted family followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth certificate He learned that his real name was not Norman It was Lemn Sissay He was British and Ethiopian And he learned that his mother had been pleading for

When I Was White: A Memoir

The stunning and provocative coming of age memoir about Sarah Valentine s childhood as a white girl in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, and her discovery that her father was a black man At the age of 27, Sarah Valentine discovered that she was not, in fact, the white girl she had always believed herself

Confessions of a Bookseller

Do you have a list of your books, or do I just have to stare at them Shaun Bythell is the owner of The Bookshop in Wigtown, Scotland With than a mile of shelving, real log fires in the shop and the sea lapping nearby, the shop should be an idyll for bookworms Unfortunately, Shaun also has

Texas Flood: The Inside Story of Stevie Ray Vaughan

An instant New York Times bestseller The first definitive biography of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan, with an epilogue by Jimmie Vaughan, and foreword and afterword by Double Trouble s Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon Just a few years after he almost died from a severe addiction to cocaine and alc

The Last Ocean: A Journey through Memory and Forgetting

From the award winning journalist and author, a lyrical, raw and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved ones After a diagnosis of dementia, Nicci Gerrard s father, John, continued to live life on his own ter

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

The Prison Doctor

Dr Amanda Brown has treated inmates in the UK s most infamous prisons first in young offenders institutions, then at the notorious Wormwood Scrubs and finally at Europe s largest women only prison in Europe, Bronzefield From miraculous pregnancies to dirty protests, and from violent attacks on p

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

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.