REAL LIFE

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  1. Running With Scissors cover

    Running With Scissors

    $14.00

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

    Roughneck

    $15.00

    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
  3. Robot Hearts

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

    $14.95

    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
  4. Robert Plant: A Life

    Robert Plant: A Life

    $28.99

    Robert Plant by Paul Rees is the definitive biography of Led Zeppelin's legendary frontman. As lead singer for one of the biggest and most influential rock bands of all time—whose song "Stairway to Heaven" has been played more times on American radio than any other track—Robert Plant defined what it means to be a rock god. Learn More
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  6. Riding in Cars with Boys

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

    $15.00

    Denied college, Bev Donofrio lost interest in everything but riding around town in cars, drinking and smoking, and rebelling against authority. Learn More
  7. Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War

    Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War

    $24.00

    Rising literary star Deb Olin Unferth offers a new twist on the coming-of-age memoir in this utterly unique and captivating story of the year she ran away from college with her Christian boyfriend and followed him to Nicaragua to join the Sandinistas. Learn More
  8. The Reason I Jump

    Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

    $22.00

    You've never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within. Learn More
  9. Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life

    Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life

    $20.00

    When Raymond Carver died at age fifty, readers lost a distinctive voice in its prime. Carver was, the Times of London said, "the Chekhov of middle America." His influence on a generation of writers and on the short story itself has been widely noted. Not so generally known are how Carver became a writer, how he suffered to achieve his art, and how his troubled and remarkable personality affected those around him. Learn More
  10. Rat Girl

    Rat Girl: A Memoir

    $15.00

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

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