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  1. High Holiday Porn

    High Holiday Porn: A Memoir


    Eytan Bayme went to Jewish day school and Jewish camp. He lived across the street from a synagogue in the Bronx, which he attended weekly, and ate strictly kosher food for most of his childhood. Learn More
  2. Hitch-22 (trade paperback)

    Hitch-22: A Memoir


    Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S. war against Islamic extremism in Iraq. Learn More
  3. Hold Still

    Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs


    A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann. Learn More
  4. How to Be Black (paperback)

    How to Be Black


    If You Don't Buy This Book, You're a Racist. Learn More
  5. How to Grow Up: A Memoir

    How to Grow Up: A Memoir


    A gutsy, wise memoir-in-essays from a writer praised as “impossible to put down” (People) Learn More
  6. How to Make Love Like a Porn Star

    How To Make Love Like A Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale


    In the underbelly of Las Vegas, a cesspool of warring biker gangs and seedy strip clubs transformed the gawky, brace-faced Jenna Massoli into the bombshell Jenna Jameson. Learn More
  7. How to Piss in Public

    How to Piss in Public: From Teenage Rebellion to the Hangover of Adulthood


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    Though technically a memoir, this is more a compendium of hair-whitening bar stories that punch you in the throat until your eyes explode. Learn More
  8. Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left (tpb)

    Howard Zinn: A Life on the Left


    Howard Zinn was perhaps the best-known and most widely celebrated popular interpreter of American history in the twentieth century, renowned as a bestselling author, a political activist, a lecturer, and one of America’s most recognizable and admired progressive voices. Learn More
  9. I Am Malala (paperback)

    I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban


    When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. Learn More
  10. I Am Not Myself These Days

    I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir


    I Am Not Myself These Days follows a glittering journey through Manhattan's dark underbelly -- a shocking and surreal world where alter egos reign and subsist (barely) on dark wit and chemicals...a tragic romantic comedy where one begins by rooting for the survival of the relationship and ends by hoping someone simply survives. Learn More
  11. I Await The Devil's Coming

    I Await the Devil's Coming


    Mary MacLane’s I Await the Devil’s Coming is a shocking, brave and intellectually challenging diary of a 19-year-old girl living in Butte, Montana in 1902. Written in potent, raw prose that propelled the author to celebrity upon publication, the book has become almost completely forgotten. Learn More
  12. I Have Fun Everywhere I Go

    I Have Fun Everywhere I Go


    Savage Tales Of Pot, Porn, Punk Rock, Pro Wrestling, Talking Apes, Evil Bosses, Dirty Blues, American Heroes, And The Most Notorious Magazines In The World. Learn More
  13. I Love a Broad Margin to My Life

    I Love a Broad Margin to My Life


    In her singular voice—humble, elegiac, practical—Maxine Hong Kingston sets out to reflect on aging as she turns sixty-five. Learn More
  14. I Was A Teenage Dominatrix

    I Was A Teenage Dominatrix: A Memoir


    Ride shotgun with Shawna Kenney as she transforms herself from young, broke, and miserable to an educated, confident woman after answering one newspaper ad: "Get Paid for Being a Bitch." Learn More
  15. I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out

    I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse


    This collection of true narratives reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care. Learn More
  16. I'm With Fatty

    I'm With Fatty: Losing Fifty Pounds in Fifty Miserable Weeks


    For most people, weight loss is spurred by a pair of tight pants or a photo that shows one too many chins. But Edward Ugel isn’t most people. Ugel was forced to lose weight after his wife recorded him snoring—a sound so deafeningly horrible that his “turncoat” doctor made him wear a CPAP machine to sleep every night. Learn More
  17.  If Only You People Could Follow Directions: A Memoir

    If Only You People Could Follow Directions: A Memoir


    If Only You People Could Follow Directions is a spellbinding debut that reimagines the memoir in Jessica Hendry Nelson’s thoroughly original voice. Learn More
  18. In Me Own Words

    In Me Own Words: The Autobiography Of Bigfoot


    Life ain't easy when you're a bigfoot. Learn More
  19. Insatiable: Porn - A Love Story

    Insatiable: Porn - A Love Story


    Asa Akira (28) has already had an extremely unusual life. Educated at the United Nations International School in Manhattan, she soon was earning a good living by stripping and working as a dominatrix at a sex dungeon. Akira has now built up a reputation for being of the most popular, hardworking, and extreme actors in the business, winning dozens of awards for her 330+ movies, including her #1 bestselling series “Asa Akira Is Insatiable”. Learn More
  20. Into The Wild

    Into the Wild


    In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. Learn More
  21. Into Thin Air

    Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster


    A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. Learn More
  22. The Island of the Colorblind

    Island Of The Colorblind


    Part travelogue, part autobiography, part medical mystery story. Learn More
  23. James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and other Conversations

    James Baldwin: The Last Interview: and other Conversations


    Never before available, the unexpurgated last interview with James Baldwin. Learn More
  24. Joseph Anton: A Memoir (tpb)

    Joseph Anton: A Memoir


    On February 14, 1989, Valentine’s Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard the word fatwa. His crime? To have written a novel called The Satanic Verses, which was accused of being "against Islam, the Prophet and the Quran." Learn More
  25. The Journals of Spalding Gray (paperback)

    Journals of Spalding Gray


    Riveting, funny, heartbreaking, at once raw and lyrical: these journals reveal the complexity of the actor/writer who invented the autobiographical monologue and perfected the form in such celebrated works as Swimming to Cambodia. Learn More

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