The titles in this category deal with society at large - politics, history, religion, science, crime, etc.

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  1. Confessions of a Prairie Bitch

    Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated


    For seven years, Alison Arngrim played a wretched, scheming, selfish, lying, manipulative brat on one of TV history's most beloved series. Though millions of Little House on the Prairie viewers hated Nellie Oleson and her evil antics, Arngrim grew to love her character—and the freedom and confidence Nellie inspired in her. Learn More
  2. Confessions Of A Raving Unconfined Nut

    Confessions of a Raving, Unconfined Nut: Misadventures in the Counterculture


    Uncensored, uncontained, and thoroughly demented, the memoirs of Paul Krassner are back in an updated and expanded edition. Learn More
  3. The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir

    Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir


    Reminiscent of the classic Random Family and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, but told by the man who lived it, THE COOK UP is a riveting look inside the Baltimore drug trade portrayed in The Wire and an incredible story of redemption. Learn More
  4. Cooking Dirty

    Cooking Dirty: A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the Kitchen


    The grit and glory of restaurant life, as told by a survivor of kitchens across America. Learn More
  5. Crate Digger

    Crate Digger: An Obsession With Punk Records


    A small town Florida teenager discovers punk rock through a loaned mix tape and punk music and culture slowly takes over all aspects of his life. Learn More
  6. Culture



    Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human. Learn More
  7. Curb Service

    Curb Service: A Memoir


    Cruising nighttime byways for an adrenaline fix, Scot Sothern first patronized the marketplace of curbside prostitution surfing the prurient whims of a young man. Learn More
  8. The Curious Case of H. P. Lovecraft

    Curious Case of H.P. Lovecraft


    H. P. Lovecraft is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers of modern horror fiction and a pervasive influence on popular culture. Learn More
  9. Dancing Barefoot

    Dancing Barefoot: The Patti Smith Story


    Dancing Barefoot is the full and true story of Patti Smith, widely acknowledged as one of the most significant American artists of the rock ’n’ roll era, a performer whose audience and appeal reach far beyond the parameters of rock. Learn More
  10. David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

    David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations


    In intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of The New York Times as “the best mind of his generation” considers the state of modern America, entertainment and discipline, adulthood, literature, and his own inimitable writing style. Learn More
  11. Dear Diary

    Dear Diary


    'I hate my life' is teen speak for 'Things are going pretty good.' Learn More
  12. Dearie

    Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child


    It’s rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It’s even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. And yet, that’s exactly what Julia Child did. The warble-voiced doyenne of television cookery became an iconic cult figure and joyous rule-breaker as she touched off the food revolution that has gripped America for more than fifty years. Learn More
  13. The Death Instinct

    Death Instinct


    France's Public Enemy Number One from the late 1960s to the end of the 1970s--when he was killed by police in a sensational traffic shootout--Jacques Mesrine (1936-1979) is the best-known criminal in French history. Learn More
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    Diane Arbus: A Biography


    Diane Arbus was the archetypal artist living on the edge. Learn More
  15. The Difficulty of Being

    Difficulty of Being


    Reflections on life and art from the legendary filmmaker-novelist-poet-genius. Learn More
  16. Dirty Secret

    Dirty Secret: A Daughter Comes Clean About Her Mother's Compulsive Hoarding


    To be the child of a compulsive hoarder is to live in a permanent state of unease. Because if my mother is one of those crazy junk-house people, then what does that make me? Learn More
  17. Dishwasher



    One Man's Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States Learn More
  18. Does This Happen to Everyone?

    Does This Happen to Everyone?: A Budding Adult's Guide to Puberty


    Insightful and considerate answers to 70 questions boys and girls have about puberty and young love. Learn More
  19. Don't Quit Your Day Job

    Don't Quit Your Day Job: Acclaimed Authors and the Day Jobs they Quit


    They’ve worked on the railroad. They’ve busted rocks with a sledgehammer. They’ve fought fires, wiped tables, soldiered and carpentered and spied, delivered pizzas, lacquered boat paddles, counted heads for the church, sold underwear, delivered mail, driven garbage trucks. And they’ve all quit their day jobs. Learn More
  20. Don't Suck, Don't Die

    Don't Suck, Don't Die: Giving Up Vic Chesnutt


    "Friend, asshole, angel, mutant,” singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt “came along and made us gross and broken people seem . . . I dunno, cooler, I guess." Learn More
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    Down The Tube


    'The Diary of My Week in TV Hell. 200 Channels. No Escape.' Learn More
  22. Down Where the Devil Don't Go

    Down Where the Devil Don't Go


    In his debut collection of short fiction, Paul Bingham confronts us with four sardonic tales of men at war. Learn More
  23. Drawing Blood

    Drawing Blood


    Art was my dearest friend.
    To draw was trouble and safety, adventure and freedom.
    In that four-cornered kingdom of paper, I lived as I pleased.
    This is the story of a girl and her sketchbook. Learn More
  24. Drugs Are Nice

    Drugs Are Nice: A Post-Punk Memoir


    With Drugs Are Nice, Lisa Carver has created the first enduring memoir of her subculture and generation. Learn More
  25. Dry.



    From the author of RUNNING WITH SCISSORS comes the story of one man trying to out-drink his memories, outlast his demons, and outrun his past. Learn More

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