Autobiography

Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Everyday Life An Authentic Life is a sequel to The Search for Meaning and it takes their sustaining insights a step further, by inviting readers more personally into both Caroline Jones' search and their own. The book encourages the individual reader to keep a ...

This true story brings to life the experiences of one large family before and after the onset of mental illness. Using a mix of narrative, photographs, emails and pictures of various cherished objects, the book takes the reader into the author's world of caring for her younger brother Paul, who s...

Tales from the Brooklyn Hobo is a haunting and engaging tale of the adventures of a Brooklyn man who sets out to explore the country and finds heartache, wonder, and a new sense of self in the Age of Aquarius.

Tales from the Brooklyn Hobo chronicles Alex’s adventures as he hops a freight t...

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The events and people mentioned in this book span 13 generations, covering nearly three centuries of family history. The story begins in 1495 when the Bruner family lived in Switzerland. It continues with the 1729 immigration of the Bruner family from Germany to America. Many generations of the B...

These forty-eight powerful stories and poems etch in vivid detail the breakthrough moments experienced by women during the life-changing era that was the '60s and '70s. And finally, here, they tell it like it was. Their stories range from Vietnam to France, from Chile to England, from the Haight-...

A brilliant and moving evocation of the rhythms of life (and the darker shadows below it) in a working-class quarter of the world’s most fascinating and divided city. In the tradition of the literature of place perfected by such expatriate writers as M. F. K. Fisher and Isak Dinesen, Adina Hoffma...

In 1973, a sweet-tempered, ferociously imaginative ten-year-old boy named Patrick Horrigan saw the TV premiere of the film version of Hello, Dolly! starring Barbra Streisand. His life would never be the same. Widescreen Dreams: Growing Up Gay at the Movies traces Horrigan’s development from child...

A vivid portrait of life inside a maximum-security prison and an affirmation of one man's spirit in overcoming the most brutal adversity, this award-winning memoir "stands as proof there is always hope in even the most desperate lives" ("Fort Worth Morning Star-Telegram").

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A hilariously offbeat memoir about an adventurous young woman's escapades as she defies conventions and transforms an ordinary Los Angeles life into a star-studded, extraordinary miracle of self-discovery. Queen of the Oddballs forms a chronology of Hillary Carlip's habitual straying from roads m...

A fresh, engaging account of a young woman’s journey, first to find a cure for a lifelong struggle with stuttering, and ultimately to embrace the voice that has defined her character. A vividly powerful memoir of a young woman who fought for years to change who she was until she finally found her...

In 2009, Emily Page’s father was diagnosed at the age of 65 with frontotemporal dementia, a form of dementia that strikes earlier and progresses more quickly than Alzheimer’s, and for which there is no treatment to slow the progression of the disease. Being so young, Page hadn’t had much experien...

This is the true story of Leo Litwak, an award-winning novelist and former World War II combat medic, who in 1943 was a college student thrilled by the prospect of helping to fight what people were calling a good war. It's the story of real people in war-friends and thieves, dreamers and killers,...

Astonishing in their lush realism and symbolic depth, the color images in this book by award-winning artist Zhong-Yang Huang draw readers into the mysterious Forbidden City. This fictionalized memoir of Cixi, a former Imperial concubine who ruled behind the throne for nearly half a century, inclu...

As a single wanderlust American girl flying abroad to this epic party, I was interested in attending for the free-flowing beer, the crazy atmosphere and the slight chance for a make-out session with a foreigner. I never expected to meet my soul mate at Oktoberfest. He from England and I from the ...

Sally Worboyes is loved and renowned for her gritty, enthralling sagas of East London life.

But the story of her own family life in post-war Stepney is no engrossing and dramatic. Here for the first time is Sally's account of her childhood and her family's history—the two-up, two-down wit...

The demented Army Air Force of Catch-22, the lethal business world of Something Happened, the dysfunctional family of Good as Gold-all these, we have assumed, had their roots in Joseph Heller's own past. Now, more than thirty-five years after the explosion of Catch-22 into the world's consciousne...

“Then one morning my [Sunday school teacher used my mother] as an example of sin for our on.… I remember asking my mother, ‘What does hypocrite mean?’ She couldn’t find a way to answer. I started to cry. She set her jaw. That was the last Sunday we went.” Growing up in a small town in New Hampshi...