I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read.
The legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies.
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a quarter-century of drugs, sex, and haute cuisine.
Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.
Wise, funny, and heartbreaking, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi’s memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.
The Year of Magical Thinking
From one of America’s iconic writers, this is a portrait of a marriage and a life – in good times and bad – that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.
This Boy’s Life
This unforgettable memoir, by one of our most gifted writers, introduces us to the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning.
Twelve Years a Slave
Perhaps the best written of all the slave narratives, Twelve Years a Slave is a harrowing memoir about one of the darkest periods in American history.