REAL LIFE

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  1. Orange Is the New Black

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

    $16.00

    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
  2. One Child For Another

    One Child For Another: A Memoir

    $15.00

    One Child for Another is the story of how one child found the strength and courage to protect another from a difficult set of circumstances and somehow managed to rescue herself in the process. Learn More
  3. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (10th Anniversary Edition)

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

    $16.00

    “Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Learn More
  4. On The Move (paperback)

    On The Move: A Life

    $16.95

    When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” Learn More
  5. Notorious RBG

    Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    $19.99

    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
  6. Nora Ephron: The Last Interview

    Nora Ephron: The Last Interview: And Other Conversations

    $15.95

    For fans of When Harry Met Sally and readers of I Feel Bad About My Neck (which is to say, almost everyone!) comes an indispensible collection of wit and wisdom from the late, great Nora Ephron Learn More
  7. Nine Years Under (paperback)

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

    $17.00

    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
  8. The Night Of The Gun

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

    $17.00

    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
  9. Neverland

    Neverland: J. M. Barrie, The Du Mauriers, and the Dark Side of Peter Pan

    $15.95

    The untold story behind Peter Pan: The shocking account of J. M. Barrie's abuse and exploitation of the du Maurier family. Learn More
  10. Nerd Do Well (paperback)

    Nerd Do Well: A Small Boy’s Journey to Becoming a Big Kid

    $18.00

    The unique life story of one of the most talented and inventive comedians, star of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Star Trek. Learn More
  11. My People Are Rising

    My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain

    $17.95

    In an era of stark racial injustice, Aaron Dixon dedicated his life to revolution, founding the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party in 1968 at age nineteen. Learn More
  12. My Inventions and Other Writings

    My Inventions and Other Writings

    $15.00

    The fascinating autobiography of the legendary inventor behind the radio, wireless energy, robotics, and much more. Learn More
  13. My Age Of Anxiety

    My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind

    $16.95

    Drawing on his own longstanding battle with anxiety, Scott Stossel presents a moving and revelatory account of a condition that affects some 40 million Americans. Learn More
  14. My 1992 Diary

    My 1992 Diary

    $14.95

    Ready to revisit the early ’90s—that golden era of big bangs, Bubble Tape, and doing the Bartman? Meet your tour guide: Dawn Luebbe, an 11-year-old Nebraskan obsessed with 90210 and writing Kurt Cobain–inspired poetry. Learn More
  15. Mo' Meta Blues (paperback)

    Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

    $16.00

    Mo' Meta Blues is a punch-drunk memoir in which Everyone's Favorite Questlove tells his own story while tackling some of the lates, the greats, the fakes, the philosophers, the heavyweights, and the true originals of the music world. He digs deep into the album cuts of his life and unearths some pivotal moments in black art, hip hop, and pop culture. Learn More
  16. Mezzogiorno

    Mezzogiorno: Life. Death. Southern Italy.

    $19.95

    A work of biography, autobiography, fiction and travel, spanning three generations of southern Italian family life. Learn More
  17. Memoirs of an Addicted Brain (softcover edition)

    Memoirs of an Addicted Brain: A Neuroscientist Examines his Former Life on Drugs

    $15.99

    Marc Lewis’s relationship with drugs began in a New England boarding school where, as a bullied and homesick fifteen-year-old, he made brief escapes from reality by way of cough medicine, alcohol, and marijuana. Learn More
  18. Memoirs of a Not Altogether Shy Pornographer

    Memoirs of a Not Altogether Shy Pornographer

    $16.95

    In this funny and telling portrait of the artist as a young pornographer, Bernard Wolfe chronicles his own unlikely entrance into the world of letters. Learn More
  19. March Book 2

    March Book 2

    $19.95

    Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell. Learn More
  20. March Book 1

    March Book 1

    $14.95

    Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, a man who has witnessed history in the making and helped make history himself as one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. Learn More
  21. Manic: A Memoir

    Manic: A Memoir

    $13.99

    An attractive, highly successful Beverly Hills entertainment lawyer, Terri Cheney had been battling debilitating bipolar disorder for the better part of her life—and concealing a pharmacy’s worth of prescription drugs meant to stabilize her moods and make her "normal." Learn More
  22. Man Of Rock

    Man Of Rock: The Biography Of Joe Kubert

    $19.99

    Joe Kubert's extraordinary career spans the history of the comic book in America: he began drawing comics in 1938, just as Superman made his debut in Action Comics #1. Learn More
  23. Malcolm X

    Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

    $18.00

    The late Manning Marable's acclaimed biography of Malcolm X finally does justice to one of the most influential and controversial figures of twentieth-century American history. Learn More
  24. Magical Thinking

    Magical Thinking: True Stories

    $14.00

    True stories that give voice to the thoughts that we all have but dare not mention. Learn More
  25. Low Life

    Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York

    $18.00

    Luc Sante's Low Life is a portrait of America's greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity. This is not the familiar saga of mansions, avenues, and robber barons, but the messy, turbulent, often murderous story of the city's slums; the teeming streets--scene of innumerable cons and crimes whose cramped and overcrowded housing is still a prominent feature of the cityscape. Learn More

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