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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

My new friends have begun to suspect I haven’t told them the full story of my life.“Why did you leave

A Piece of Cake: A Memoir

Eleven-year-old Cupcake Brown woke up on the bicentennial and found her mother still in bed. She struggled to wake her

An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old

An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how

Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly about

When George Yancy penned a New York Times op-ed entitled “Dear White America” asking white Americans to confront the ways

Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo

A major literary event: a newly published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God, with

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

“[E]ntertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking.”–The New York Times Book Review At once provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Battle Hymn of


An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States   In a life filled

Between the World and Me

Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single

Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African

“By telling the little-known stories of six pioneering African American entrepreneurs, Black Fortunes makes a worthy contribution to black history,

Coming of Age in Mississippi: The Classic Autobiography

Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story—the truth as a remarkable young woman

Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American

A New York Times bestseller from the author of Band of Brothers: The biography of two fighters forever linked by history

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland

* Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction * Nominated for a 2013 Edgar Award * Book of the Year

Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: An

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A worthy heir to Isak Dinesen and Beryl Markham, Alexandra Fuller shares visceral memories of

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise

In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between

Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s

An astonishing story that puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States, now

Geronimo: The True Story of America’s Most Ferocious

First published in 1906, Geronimo is the collaborative work between Geronimo, chief of the Chiricahua Apache, and author S. M.

Gifted Hands 20th Anniversary Edition: The Ben Carson

In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined

God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone

With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history,

Heart Berries: A Memoir

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Selected by Emma Watson as the Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick for March/April 2018

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story

The #1 New York Times bestseller The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped

I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary

National Bestseller Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary To compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your

I’m Not From Around Here: A Jewish Boy Telling

What could have led to an encounter between such an unsuitable couple as my parents? This book is a fascinating


“Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” was one of the first books to address the struggle for freedom

Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous

With wry humor, Shakespearean profundity, and trenchant insight, Yunte Huang brings to life the story of America’s most famous nineteenth-century

Journey Across the Four Seas: A Chinese Woman’s

This is a true and touching story of one Chinese woman’s search for home. It is also an inspiring book

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

#1 New York Times Bestseller | Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times •

Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout

* USA Today and Wall Street Journal best seller* Be inspired by the book behind the graduation speech by Dr.

Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King,

Winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award and the Christopher Award, this brilliant examination of the life of

Letter to My Daughter

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Maya Angelou shares her path to living well and with meaning in this absorbing book

March: Book One

Before he became a respected Congressman, John Lewis was clubbed, gassed, arrested over 40 times, and nearly killed by angry

Men We Reaped: A Memoir

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward (Salvage the Bones, Sing, Unburied, Sing) contends with the deaths of five young

Mom & Me & Mom

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Perfect for Mother’s Day, a moving memoir about the legendary author’s relationship with her own mother. Emma Watson’s Our Shared Shelf Book

Monsoon Mansion: A Memoir

Told with a lyrical, almost-dreamlike voice as intoxicating as the moonflowers and orchids that inhabit this world, Monsoon Mansion is

My Beloved World

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American

My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and

The body is where our instincts reside and where we fight, flee, or freeze. My Grandmother’s Hands is a call

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American

‘I was born in Tuckahoe I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing

Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian

Acclaimed author Kent Nerburn creates an incisive character study of a Native American elder, against the unflinching backdrop of contemporary

Neun Jahre unter den Indianern, 1870 – 1879:

Herman Lehmann (* 5. Juni 1859, † 2. Februar 1932): „Mein Lebenslauf war ziemlich wechselvoll; ich habe als Wilder und

Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction A startling and eye-opening look into America’s First Family, Never Caught is

Never Stop Walking: A Memoir of Finding Home Across

An extraordinary memoir of one woman’s fight to find her true self between the life into which she was born

Night (Night Trilogy)

A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant

One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race

Dr. Perkins’ final manifesto on race, faith, and reconciliation We are living in historic times. Not since the civil rights

Pushing Time Away: My Grandfather and the Tragedy of

This account of a teacher in Austria—a friend of Freud and one of the millions of victims of the Holocaust—is

Rabbit: A Memoir

Nominated for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work “An absolute must-read” – Shondaland “[Rabbit] tells how it went

Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing

“In all of the literature addressing education, race, poverty, and criminal justice, there has been nothing quite like Reading with Patrick.”—The

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity,

New York Times Bestseller • Winner of the 2015 WOMEN’S WAY Book Prize • Goodreads Best of 2014 Semi-Finalist •

Roots: The Enhanced Edition: The Saga of an American

Roots: The Enhanced Edition features rare interviews with author Alex Haley from the NBC News Archives that took place as