My Feudal Lord by Tehmina Durrani
3.67 /5

Born into one of Pakistan's most influential families, Tehmina Durrani was raised in the privileged milieu of Lahore high society. Like all women of her rank, she was expected to marry a prosperous Mu...

Jack: Straight from the Gut by Jack Welch
3.80 /5

Nearly 20 years ago, former General Electric CEO Reg Jones walked into Jack Welch's office and wrapped him in a bear hug. "Congratulations, Mr. Chairman", said Reg. It was a defining moment for Americ...

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West
4.15 /5

Coming of age in a culture that demands women be as small, quiet, and compliant as possible--like a porcelain dove that will also have sex with you--writer and humorist Lindy West quickly discovered t...

The Damage Done: Twelve Years of Hell in a Bangkok Prison by Warren Fellows
4.08 /5

In 1978 Warren Fellows was convicted of heroin trafficking between Thailand and Australia. He was consequently sentenced to life in Bang Kwang prison, known as the Bangkok Hilton. This is the story of...

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore
3.83 /5

In December 2000, the Baltimore Sunran a small piece about Wes Moore, a local student who had just received a Rhodes Scholarship. The same paper also ran a series of articles about four young men who ...

Life Without Limits by Nick Vujicic
4.13 /5

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It's a Jungle Out There by Ron Snell
3.98 /5

Book One of the Rani Adventures begins with Ron Snell's birth as the eldest child of missionary parents living in the rainforests of Peru. Colorfully depicting what it was like growing up in such surr...

All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers by Alana Massey
3.65 /5

From columnist and critic Alana Massey, a collection of essays examining the intersection of the personal with pop culture through the lives of pivotal female figures - from Sylvia Plath to Britney Sp...

Hatching Charlie: A Psychotherapist's Tale by Charles C. McCormack
4.49 /5

McCormack was asked two questions by his children that unerringly targeted issues he had struggled with his entire life: "Who are you?" and "What is life about?" Hatching Charlie, his attempt to respo...

Follies of God: Tennessee Williams and the Women of the Fog by James Grissom
4.19 /5

An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady To...

Travelling to Infinity by Jane Hawking
3.66 /5

Professor Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous and remarkable scientists of our age and the author of the scientific bestseller which has sold more than 25 million copies. In this compelling memo...

Hank Brodt Holocaust Memoirs - A Candle and a Promise by Deborah Donnelly
4.60 /5

Hank Brodt Holocaust Memoirs - A Candle and a PromiseThe troubling but ultimately triumphant memoirs of Holocaust survivor Hank BrodtA story of resilience, A Candle and a Promise makes the Holocaust m...

The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green
4.49 /5

The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groun...

The Only Pirate at the Party by Lindsey Stirling
4.15 /5

Electronic and dancing violinist Lindsey Stirling shares her unconventional journey in an inspiring memoir filled with the energy, persistence, and humor that have helped her successfully pursue a pas...

Harpo Speaks! by Harpo Marx
4.00 /5

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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics by David Axelrod
4.17 /5

David Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption, a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates against entrenched orthodoxy, or as senior advi...

One: The Power of One Step by Kellie McNabb
4.14 /5

After her life fell apart, Kellie McNabb decided that the one thing that would put her back together would be to complete an Ironman. Follow her journey. This memoir is part self-help and part inspira...

Choking On Silence by Paul B. Tripp
3.91 /5

Gay-themed memoirs have become more and more common, but this work stands out based on the unique circumstances surrounding the author’s life. Tripp describes his childhood in Montana as a kind of war...

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future by David Attenborough
4.52 /5

I am 94. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an ...

She Said Yes: The Unlikely Martyrdom of Cassie Bernall by Misty Bernall
3.91 /5

In a perverse celebration of Hitler's birthday, two heavily armed students stormed through a Colorado school on April 20, 1999, killing as many people as they could. Confronting 17-year-old Cassie Ber...