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  1. Sade



    Originally released in 1992, Jonathan Bowden's erudite study of the life and times of the Marquis de Sade is at once work of fevered imagination and a highly original contribution to extant Sade scholarship. Learn More
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    Running With Scissors


    The true story of a boy raised by his strange psychiatrist. Learn More
  3. Roughneck



    By the time Jim Thompson was sixteen years old, he had been a newspaper boy, a burlesque show hawker, a plumber's helper, a comedian in two-reel pictures, a night bellboy in a luxury hotel and over a dozen other occupations. Learn More
  4. Robot Hearts

    Robot Hearts: True And Twisted Tales of Seeking Love in the Digital Age


    Love and technology have tied the proverbial knot, for better and for worse. Human interaction has gone hi-tech — it’s now both more immediate and global. Learn More
  5. Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

    Roberto Bolano: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations


    With the release of Roberto Bolaño’s The Savage Detectives in 1998,journalist Monica Maristain discovered a writer “capable of befriending his readers.” Learn More
  6. Rob Delaney (softcover)
  7. Riding in Cars with Boys

    Riding In Cars With Boys: Confessions Of A Bad Girl Who Makes Good


    Denied college, Bev Donofrio lost interest in everything but riding around town in cars, drinking and smoking, and rebelling against authority. Learn More
  8. Record Store Of The Mind

    Record Store of the Mind


    Grammy-nominated producer and Tompkins Square label founder Josh Rosenthal presents his first book, The Record Store of the Mind. Part memoir, part “music criticism”, the author ruminates over unsung musical heroes, reflects on thirty years of toil and fandom in the music business, and shamelessly lists some of the LPs in his record collection. Learn More
  9. Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview: And other Conversations

    Ray Bradbury: The Last Interview: And other Conversations


    Ray Bradbury was long the most influential sci-fi writer in the world, the poetic and visionary author of such classics as Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, and The Illustrated Man Learn More
  10. Rat Girl

    Rat Girl: A Memoir


    The founder of a cult rock band shares her outrageous tale of growing up much faster than planned. Learn More
  11. Punk Elegies

    Punk Elegies: True Tales of Death Trip Kids, Wrongful Sex, and Trial by Angel Dust


    Punk Elegies arrives like a chemically unstable mixture of Richard Yates and Damon Runyon. Learn More
  12. Prisoner Of X

    Prisoner Of X: 20 Years In The Hole At Hustler Magazine


    Prisoner of X is a savagely funny odyssey through the bizarro world of Larry Flynt's cracker-rich, X-rated empire. Learn More
  13. Poseur

    Poseur: A Memoir of Downtown New York City in the '90s


    Marc Spitz assumed that if he lived like his literary and rock ’n’ roll heroes, he would become a great artist, too. He conveniently overlooked the fact that many of them died young, broke, and miserable. Learn More
  14. Porn King

    Porn King: The Autobiography Of John C. Holmes


    In the world of adult cinema, one name stands out above all others: John Holmes. Learn More
  15. Population: 485

    Population: 485 - Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time


    Welcome to New Auburn, Wisconsin, where the local vigilante is a farmer's wife armed with a pistol and a Bible, the most senior member of the volunteer fire department is a cross-eyed butcher with one kidney and two ex-wives (both of whom work at the only gas station in town), and the back roads are haunted by the ghosts of children and farmers. Learn More
  16. Planetwalker

    Planetwalker: 22 Years of Walking. 17 Years of Silence.


    When the struggle to save oil-soaked birds and restore blackened beaches left him feeling frustrated and helpless, John Francis decided to take a more fundamental and personal stand—he stopped using all forms of motorized transportation. Learn More
  17. Pimp: The Story Of My Life

    Pimp: The Story Of My Life


    As real as you can get without jumping in, this is the story of Slim’s life as he saw, felt, tasted, and smelled it. Learn More
  18. Paris Fance

    Paris France


    Matched only by Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, Paris France is a "fresh and sagacious" (The New Yorker) classic of prewar France and its unforgettable literary eminences. Learn More
  19. Palm Sunday

    Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage


    A self-portrait by an American genius. Learn More
  20. Other Wes Moore

    Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates


    Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Learn More
  21. Orange Is the New Black

    Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison


    With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Learn More
  22. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)

    On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)


    “Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Learn More
  23. Notorious RBG

    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg


    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame—she has only tried to make the world a little better and a little freer. Learn More
  24. Nine Years Under (paperback)

    Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home


    Six Feet Under meets The Wire in a dazzling and darkly comic memoir about coming-of-age in a black funeral home in Baltimore Learn More
  25. The Night Of The Gun

    Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates The Darkest Story Of His Life. His Own.


    From David Carr (1956–2015), the “undeniably brilliant and dogged journalist” (Entertainment Weekly) and author of the instant New York Times bestseller that the Chicago Sun-Times called “a compelling tale of drug abuse, despair, and, finally, hope.” Learn More

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