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Me

In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the film Rocketman The result is Me the joyously funny, honest and moving story of the most enduringly successful singer songwriter of all time.

How We Fight For Our Lives

From award winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming of age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power People don t just happen, writes Saeed Jones We sacrifice former versions of ourselves We sacrifice the people who dared to raise us The I it

Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope

As featured on the BBC documentary, The Most Hated Family in America it was an upbringing in many ways normal A loving home, shared with squabbling siblings, overseen by devoted parents Yet in other ways it was the precise opposite a revolving door of TV camera crews and documentary makers, a

Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this follow up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor Victoria In Home, the number one New York Times international bestseller, Julie

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Amaryllis Fox s riveting memoir tells the story of her ten years in the most elite clandestine ops unit of the CIA, hunting the world s most dangerous terrorists in sixteen countries while marrying and giving birth to a daughterAmaryllis Fox was in her last year as an undergraduate at Oxford

Ordinary Girls

There is life packed on each page of Ordinary Girls than some lives hold in a lifetime Julia Alvarez Ordinary Girls is a fierce, beautiful, and unflinching memoir from a wildly talented debut author While growing up in housing projects in Puerto Rico and Miami Beach, Jaquira D az found

The Queens of Animation

In The Queens of Animation, bestselling author Nathalia Holt recounts the dramatic stories of an incredibly influential group of women who have slipped under the radar for decades but have touched all our lives These women infiltrated the all male domain of Disney Studios and used early

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir

Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager She startles awake, saying his name It is always about him one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark A boy who raped her When her nightmares worsen, Jeannie decides after fourteen years of silence to reach out to

Edison

From Pulitzer Prize winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international name today, he is mostly remembered only for the

The Beautiful Ones

From Prince himself comes the brilliant coming of age and into superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time featuring never before seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death Prince was a musical genius, one

A Year Without a Name: A Memoir

From an extraordinary new voice, a passionate and clear eyed and unputdownable meditation on queerness, family, and desire Mary Karr For as long as they can remember, Cyrus Grace Dunham felt like a visitor in their own body Their life was a series of imitations lovable little girl,

No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America

A lively, fascinating, eye opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist You re not getting older, you re getting better, or so promised the famous 1970 s ad for women s hair dye Americans have always had a complicated relationship with aging embrace it,

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Women Who Run With The Wolves in this gorgeously written, fierce, political, personal, and deeply inspiring Michelle Tea memoir about finding meaning, beauty, and power through a life in witchcraft An initiation signals a beginning a door opens and you step

Face It

I was saying things in songs that female singers didn t really say back then I wasn t submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dark, provocative, aggressive side I was playing it