REAL LIFE

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  1. Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography (trade paperback)

    Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography

    $14.99

    A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eye. Learn More
  2. Stories For Boys

    Stories for Boys: A Memoir

    $16.95

    In this memoir of fathers and sons, Gregory Martin struggles to reconcile the father he thought he knew with a man who has just survived a suicide attempt; a man who had been having anonymous affairs with men throughout his thirty-nine years of marriage; and who now must begin his life as a gay man. Learn More
  3. Still Points North

    Still Points North: One Alaskan Childhood, One Grown-up World, One Long Journey Home

    $26.00

    Part adventure story, part love story, part homecoming, Still Points North is a page-turning memoir that explores the extremes of belonging and exile, and the difference between how to survive and knowing how to truly live. Learn More
  4. Stealing History

    Stealing History

    $17.95

    In the tradition of essayists like Montaigne and Emerson, Gerald Stern reflects with wit, pathos, rage, and tenderness, on 85 years of life. Learn More
  5. Spent: A Memoir

    Spent: A Memoir

    $24.00

    A small town girl leaves her troubled family and starts stripping — which introduces her to a community that keeps her sober and saves her life — but a roller-coaster lifestyle ensues. Learn More
  6. Songs Only You Know

    Songs Only You Know: A Memoir

    $25.00

    Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, “enjoyed every page” of this memoir set in the punk scene in Detroit in the '90s. Learn More
  7. Someone Could Get Hurt

    Someone Could Get Hurt: A Memoir of Twenty-First-Century Parenthood

    $25.00

    A sharp, funny, and heartfelt memoir about fatherhood and the ups and downs of raising a family in modern America. Learn More
  8. So Long, Marianne

    So Long, Marianne: A Love Story

    $24.95

    At 22, Marianne Ihlen travelled to the Greek island of Hydra with writer Axel Jensen. Axel wrote and Marianne kept house, until the day Axel abandoned her and their newborn son for another woman. One day while Marianne is shopping in a little grocery store, in walks a man who asks her to join him and some friends outside at their table. He introduces himself as Leonard Cohen, then a little-known writer. Learn More
  9. sister of the road

    Sister Of The Road: The Autobiorgraphy Of Boxcar Bertha

    $15.00

    The frank, uncensored story of a wandering woman of the underworld. Learn More
  10. The Silence Of Our Friends

    Silence of Our Friends

    $16.99

    As the civil rights struggle heats up in Texas, two families—one white, one black—find common ground. Learn More

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