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Sex Object: A Memoir

Sex Object: A Memoir

New York Times Bestseller“Sharp and prescient… The appeal of Valenti’s memoir lies in her ability to trace objectification through her own life, and to tr...
Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature

Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature

In this now classic biography, reissued in a new edition for the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, Linda Lear offers the astonishing portrait of an e...
The Golden Age of Murder

The Golden Age of Murder

A real-life detective story, investigating how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction, writing books casting new...
Stories of My Life

Stories of My Life

From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her ...
Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction

Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWSGood Prose is an inspiring book about writing—about the creation of good prose—and the record of a ...
And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life

And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life

From the author of Mockingbird―the first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a writer who forever altered American literatureIn 2006, Charles Shield...
The Fortunate Pilgrim

The Fortunate Pilgrim

This is a classic tale of the loves, crimes and struggles confronted by one family of immigrants living in New York City. From the barren farms of Italy to the ...