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Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell


Chinaberry Sidewalks



From the acclaimed musician comes a tender, surprising, and often  uproarious memoir about his dirt-poor southeast Texas boyh...
The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History

The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History


Jonathan Franzen



The Discomfort Zone is Franzen's memoir of growth from his boyhood as a "small and fundamentally ridiculous person," through an ad...
A Parrot in the Pepper Tree

A Parrot in the Pepper Tree


Chris Stewart



Chris Stewart continues his account of life on a remote Spanish farm in this sequel to his autobiography, Driving Over Lemons. He ...
You Know When the Men Are Gone

You Know When the Men Are Gone


Siobhan Fallon



In this terse and bold book of eight interconnected stories featuring  Fort Hood army wives, breakout author Siobhan Fallon i...
The Life of

The Life of


Olaudah Equiano



The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, written in  1789, is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano. It discusses ...
The Fry Chronicles

The Fry Chronicles


Stephen Fry



Thirteen years ago, Moab is my Washpot, Stephen Fry's autobiography of his early years, was published to rave reviews and was a hu...
Downing Street Years

Downing Street Years


Margaret Thatcher



Not since Winston Churchill has any British head of state had as close or as influential a role in U.S. politics and world events ...
The Path to Power

The Path to Power


Margaret Thatcher



In her international bestseller,The Downing Street Years, Margaret Thatcher provided an acclaimed account of her years as Prime Mi...
Born Round

Born Round




How a man with a lifelong battle of the bulge landed the job as the restaurant critic for the New York Times,  the most influ...
Chickenhawk

Chickenhawk


Robert Mason



More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold  since it was first published   in 1983. Now with a new afterword by...
Born Round

Born Round


Frank Bruni



The New York Times restaurant critic's heartbreaking and hilarious account of how he learned to love food just enough after decade...
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future


Michael J. Fox



Michael J. Fox abandoned high school to pursue an acting career, but went on to receive honorary degrees from several universities...
A Lotus Grows in the Mud

A Lotus Grows in the Mud


Goldi Hawn



Goldie Hawn's life is an ongoing tableau of stories, and she has a born knack for telling them. In this candid and insightful book...
Chronicles - Volume One

Chronicles - Volume One


Bob Dylan



Eschewing chronology and  skipping over most of the "highlights" that his many biographers have  assigned him, Dylan drifts and ra...
Running With Scissors

Running With Scissors


Augusten Burroughs



The #1 New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year Now a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors...
The Life of Elizabeth I

The Life of Elizabeth I


Alison Weir



The Life of Elizabeth I (1998) A non fiction book by Alison Weir The long life and powerful personality of England's beloved Virgi...
Wolf at the table

Wolf at the table


Augusten Burroughs



Wolf at the table...
The Invention of Air

The Invention of Air


Steven Johnson



Steven Johnson's latest book, The Invention of Air, is a wide-ranging, learned, engrossing biography of the polymath pioneering sc...
Goodbye Soldier

Goodbye Soldier


Spike Milligan



In 'Goodbye Soldier' the central pool of artists, now rechristened the combined services entertainment, complete with Gunner Milig...
Peace Work

Peace Work


Spike Milligan



In this sequel to his war memoirs Milligan is now on Civvy street and a jazz trumpeter in the Bill Hall Trio, playing at venues ra...
Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy




On the morning of April 9, 1945, German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer was  executed at Flossenburg concentration camp. The camp docto...
I Sank The Bismarck

I Sank The Bismarck


John Moffat



In the early hours of the 27th of May, 1941, the German warship Bismarck  scourge of the Atlantic ocean  was sailing towards a fat...
Bonobo Handshake

Bonobo Handshake




Woods was an Australian primate lover, flitting from job to job while  she tried to decide what to do with her life. Brian Ha...
Shanghai Tango

Shanghai Tango


Jin Xing



Jin Xing is a former prima ballerina, one of the brightest stars of the Shanghai Ballet.  But her journey to her international fam...
Losing My Virginity

Losing My Virginity


Richard Branson



hat's the philosophy that has allowed Richard Branson, in slightly more than twenty-five years, to spawn so many successful ventur...
Into Thin Air  - 5 Discs

Into Thin Air - 5 Discs


Jon Krakauer



The author was commissioned by Outside Magazine to cover a climb up Mt. Everest.  The story unfolds with a convergence of unc...