REAL LIFE

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  1. Silver Screen Fiend

    Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film

    $25.00

    New York Times bestselling author, comedian, and actor Patton Oswalt shares his entertaining memoir about coming of age as a performer and writer in the late ’90s while obsessively watching classic films at the legendary New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. Learn More
  2. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes And Other Lessons From The Crematory

    $24.95

    A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession. Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Spent: A Memoir

    Spent: A Memoir

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    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
  7. 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
  8. Tales of Woe

    Tales of Woe

    $20.00

    True stories of totally undeserved suffering. Spectacularly depressing. Nobody gets their just deserts. Crushing defeats. No happy endings. Abject misery. Pointless, endless grief. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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