Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Blake Baile....
In chronicling the development and demise of the different relationships hes had while living in New York, Augusten Burroughs examines what it means to be in love, what it means to be in lust, and what it means to be figuring it all out. With Augustens unique and singular observations and his own unabashed way of detailing both the horrific and the humorous, Lust and Won
Against the backdrop of modern Korea?s violent and tumultuous history, To Kill A Tiger is a searing portrait of a woman and a society in the midst of violent change. Drawing on Korean legend and myth, as well as an Asian woman?s unique perspective on the United States, Lee weaves her compelling personal narrative with a collective and accessible history of modern Korea, fr
A little Coco Chanel, a lot Carrie Bradshaw, with a dash of Maureen Dowda��a hip, hilarious collection of mini-profiles in shopping and romantic courage.From one very fabulous and elusive little pink raincoat (to woo the commitment phobe) to a pair of very persuasive peach panties (gift from a dazzling doc), author Gigi Anders relates her experiences as they deal with
After 50 years in the funeral business, 80-year-old grandmother/undertaker June Knights Nadle has seen it all � at least all of what goes on before, during, and after life�s ultimate challenge. In Mortician Diaries, she combines equal doses of charm, humanity, humor, and reality to tell it like it is on this taboo subject. A kind of Prairie Home Companion set in a mortuary
A memoir of one tumultuous year of boyhood in Fort Worth, Texas, opening with a handshake with JFK, and recalling the changes and revelations of the months that followed.Taylors Hue and Cry is a vast offer of thanks and glowing triumph, his masterpiece to date. --Richard Howard, winner of the Pulitzer PrizeAfter John F. Kennedys speech in front of the Hotel Texas i
When her mother is stricken with cancer, a teenaged Hope Edelman rebels�and finds love and solace in unexpected places. An unlikely coming of age story.Hope Edelman is the author of six nonfiction books, including the bestsellers MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS, MOTHERLESS MOTHERS, and the memoir THE POSSIBILITY OF EVERYTHING. Her articles and essays have appeared in various publica
A warm, heartfelt memoir of family, loss, and a house jam-packed with decades of goods and memories.After almost twenty years of caring for elderly parents�first for their senile father, and then for their cantankerous ninety-three-year old mother�author Plum Johnson and her three younger brothers have finally fallen to their middle-aged knees with conflicted feelings of