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  1. The Girl's Guide to Homelessness

    The Girl's Guide to Homelessness: A Memoir

    $16.95

    Brianna Karp entered the workforce at age ten, supporting her mother and sister throughout her teen years in Southern California. Learn More
  2. The Fry Chronicles

    The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography

    $29.95

    Stephen Fry arrived at Cambridge University as a convicted fraudster and thief, an addict, liar, fantasist, and failed suicide, convinced that any moment he would be sent away. Learn More
  3. The Dark Side of Innocence

    The Dark Side of Innocence: Growing Up Bipolar

    $25.00

    "Killing yourself at any age is a seriously tricky business. But when I was seven, the odds felt insurmountable." Learn More
  4. The Chronology of Water

    The Chronology of Water

    $15.95

    This is not your mother’s memoir. Lifelong swimmer and Olympic hopeful Lidia Yuknavitch accepts a college swimming scholarship in Texas in order to escape an abusive father and an alcoholic, suicidal mother. Learn More
  5. Butterfly Mosque

    The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam

    $14.95

    The extraordinary story of an all-American girl’s conversion to Islam and her ensuing romance with a young Egyptian man, The Butterfly Mosque is a stunning articulation of a Westerner embracing the Muslim world. Learn More
  6. The Basketball Diaries

    The Basketball Diaries

    $14.00

    The classic about growing up hip on New York's mean streets. Learn More
  7. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

    The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

    $15.00

    Stein's most famous work; one of the richest and most irreverent biographies ever written. Learn More
  8. The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp

    The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp

    $15.00

    A vagrant de Tocqueville gives an eloquent, dry-eyed report of his tramping adventures in the violent underworld of late 19th century America and Britain Learn More
  9. The Art of Joe Kubert

    The Art of Joe Kubert

    $39.99

    Joe Kubert is one of the great comic book artists. His career literally traverses the history of comics, beginning in 1938 when he became a professional at age 12, to today as one of the greatest draftsmen working in the field. Learn More
  10. The Adderall Diaries (trade paperback edition)

    The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder

    $14.00

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    In the spring of 2007, a brilliant computer programmer named Hans Reiser stands accused of murdering his estranged wife, Nina. Despite a mountain of circumstantial evidence against him, he proclaims his innocence. The case takes a twist when Nina’s former lover, and Hans’s former best friend, Sean Sturgeon, confesses to eight unrelated murders that no one has ever heard of. Learn More

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