You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George WashingtonIn a genre overdue for a shakeup, Alexis Coe takes a closer look at our firstand finds he s not quite the man we remember Young George Washington was raised by a struggling single mother, demanded military promotions, chased rich young women, caused an international incident, and never backed down

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What Remains

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father's War and What RemainsIn 1941, the first Neumann family member was taken by the Nazis, arrested in German occupied Czechoslovakia for bathing in a stretch of river forbidden to Jews He was transported to Auschwitz Eighteen days later his prisoner number was entered into the morgue book Of thirty four Neumann family

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement ForgotA potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism Today s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but

Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam

Gone at Midnight: The Mysterious Death of Elisa LamA Los Angeles hotel with a haunting history A missing young woman A disturbing video followed by a shocking discovery A cold case mystery that has become an internet phenomenon and for one determined journalist, a life changing quest toward uncomfortable truths Twenty one year old Vancouver

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; EssaysFrom the creator of Elle s Eric Reads the News, a poignant and hilarious memoir in essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding his joy, and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way R Eric Thomas didn t know he was different until the world told him so Everywhere he

Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

Minor Feelings: An Asian American ReckoningA ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American, by an award winning poet and essayist Asian Americans inhabit a purgatorial status neither white enough nor black enough, unmentioned in most conversations about racial identity In the

Brother & Sister

Brother & SisterFrom the beloved film star and best selling author of Then Again a heartfelt memoir about her relationship with her younger brother, and a poignant exploration of the divergent paths siblings lives can take When they were children in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the 1950s, Diane Keaton and her

In the Land of Men

In the Land of MenA fiercely personal memoir about coming of age in the male dominated literary world of the nineties, becoming the first female literary editor of Esquire, and Miller s personal and working relationship with David Foster Wallace A naive and idealistic twenty two year old from the Midwest, Adrienne