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  1. 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
  2. Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    Mencken: The American Iconoclast

    $30.00

    The Life And Times Of The Bad Boy Of Baltimore. Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Miracles Of Life

    Miracles of Life: Shanghai to Shepperton, An Autobiography

    $25.95

    A final statement from the greatest clairvoyant of twentieth-century literature. Learn More
  5. Missile Paradise

    Missile Paradise

    $16.95

    In the Marshall Islands, an island-nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that was once a testing ground for nuclear bombs, American engineers and programmers are making and testing missiles while their "hosts," the indigenous Marshallese, sweep their streets and clean their houses. Learn More
  6. 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
  7. Morgue: A Life In Death

    Morgue: A Life in Death

    $26.99

    Forensic science is booming. TV dramas, books and movies have made morgues cool. Complex technology and intricate research can take curdled blood, bone shards, and flakes of skin and turn them into justice. And Vincent Di Maio, MD, son of a famous New York City medical examiner, is one of the lions of forensic science in his own right. Learn More
  8. Mumbai New York Scranton: A Memoir

    Mumbai New York Scranton: A Memoir

    $25.00

    An extraordinarily moving memoir from an iconoclastic new talent—an artist, cook, and illustrator whose adventures at home and abroad reveal the importance of living life with your eyes wide open. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. My Father, The Pornographer

    My Father The Pornographer: A Memoir

    $26.00

    When Andrew Offutt died, his son, Chris, inherited a desk, a rifle, and eighteen hundred pounds of pornographic fiction. 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 Mistake

    My Mistake

    $25.00

    A wry, witty, often tender memoir by a former New Yorker editor, magazine writer, and book publisher who offers great tales of a life in words. Learn More
  14. 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
  15. Native

    Native: Dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian Life

    $24.00

    Sayed Kashua has been praised by the New York Times as “a master of subtle nuance in dealing with both Arab and Jewish society.” Learn More
  16. Negroland

    Negroland: A Memoir

    $25.00

    At once incendiary and icy, mischievous and provocative, celebratory and elegiac—here is a deeply felt meditation on race, sex, and American culture through the prism of the author’s rarefied upbringing and education among a black elite concerned with distancing itself from whites and the black generality while tirelessly measuring itself against both. Learn More
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. No Baggage

    No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering

    $25.00

    One Dress, Three Weeks, Eight Countries—Zero Baggage. Learn More
  22. No House To Call My Home

    No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions

    $25.99

    In this lyrical debut, Ryan Berg immerses readers in the gritty, dangerous, and shockingly underreported world of homeless LGBTQ teens in New York. Learn More
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    $20.00

    File under dissociative identity disorder, child prostitution, addiction, violence, anorexia, Casey Anthony, apocalypse, redemption, art, love, happiness, and NOT forgiveness. Learn More
  24. 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
  25. 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

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