Biography & Memoir
A Woman on the Edge of Time
A Son Investigates his Trailblazing Mother's Young Suicide
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In London, 1965, a brilliant young woman—a prescient advocate for women’s rights—has just gassed herself to death, leaving behind a suicide note, two young sons, and a soon-to-be-published book: The Captive Wife. No one had ever imagined that Hannah Gavron … Continue reading

A Woman on the Edge of Time
A Son's Search for a Mother Who Wanted Too Much
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London, 1965: A young woman has just gassed herself to death, leaving behind a note, two young sons, and a soon-to-be-published book. Hannah Gavron was beautiful and sophisticated, a feminist ahead of her time. No one had imagined she might … Continue reading

All I Know Now
Wonderings and Advice on Making Friends, Making Mistakes, Falling in (and Out of) Love, and Other Adventures in Growing Up Hopefully
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Today, Carrie Hope Fletcher is living her dream as an actress and YouTube star. But not long ago, she was trying to survive the many perils of the Teen Age . . . The Rumor Mill: The more a rumor … Continue reading

Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper
What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (With Apologies to My Own)
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Bill Turnbull had no intention of becoming a beekeeper. But when he saw an ad for beekeeping classes–after a swarm of bees landed in his suburban backyard–it seemed to be a sign. Despite being stung on the head–twice–at his first … Continue reading

Fifty Years After Kitty Genovese
Inside the Case that Rocked Our Faith in Each Other
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Fifty years after she was viciously attacked in full view of several neighbors and within earshot of still more, the name of murder victim Kitty Genovese still conjures the ugly spectre of American apathy. “37 Saw Murder but Didn’t Call … Continue reading

Going the Other Way
An Intimate Memoir of Life In and Out of Major League Baseball
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More than ten years after its original publication, Going the Other Way remains deeply moving, and more timely than ever. By virtue of a relentless work ethic, exceptional multi-sport talent, and a quick left-handed swing, Billy Bean made it to … Continue reading

How to Be a Sister
A Love Story with a Twist of Autism
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Eileen Garvin’s older sister, Margaret, was diagnosed with severe autism at age three. Growing up alongside Margaret wasn’t easy: Eileen often found herself in situations that were simultaneously awkward, hilarious, and heartbreaking. For example, losing a blue plastic hairbrush could … Continue reading

In Search of Buddha’s Daughters
A Modern Journey Down Ancient Roads
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In 2011, Christine Toomey met an unforgettable group of Tibetan Buddhist nuns. After hearing their stories—of prison, extreme hardship, and ultimately fleeing across the Himalayas into exile—she resolved to learn more about the private, courageous women of Buddhism: who they … Continue reading

In Search of Buddha’s Daughters
The Hidden Lives and Fearless Work of Buddhist Nuns
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They come to the monastic Buddhist life from every faith and career: a policewoman, a princess, a Bollywood star, a violinist. Out of the public eye, despite hardship and even persecution, they vow to seek enlightenment in a world full … Continue reading

It’s a Long Road to a Tomato
Tales of an Organic Farmer Who Quit the Big City for the (Not So) Simple Life
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Keith Stewart, already in his early forties and discontent with New York’s corporate grind, moved upstate and started a one-man organic farm in 1986. Today, having surmounted the seemingly endless challenges to succeeding as an organic farmer, Keith employs seven … Continue reading

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me
A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past
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When Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian woman, happened to pluck a library book from the shelf, she had no idea that her life would be irrevocably altered. Recognizing photos of her mother and grandmother in the book, she discovers a horrifying … Continue reading

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me
A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past
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At age 38, Jennifer Teege happened to pluck a library book from the shelf—and discovered a horrifying fact: Her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the vicious Nazi commandant depicted in Schindler’s List. Reviled as the “butcher of Płaszów,” Goeth was executed … Continue reading

One Life to Give
A Path to Finding Yourself by Helping Others
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In the winter of 1939, five-year-old Andrew Bienkowski was exiled to Siberia with his family. The two years of struggle that followed—especially his grandfather’s amazing act of sacrifice during their first long, cold winter—have informed the rest of Andrew’s life. … Continue reading

Second Suns
Two Trailblazing Doctors and Their Quest to Cure Blindness, One Pair of Eyes at a Time
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Second Suns is the unforgettable true story of two very different doctors with a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness. Dr. Geoffrey Tabin was the high-achieving “bad boy” of his class at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sanduk … Continue reading

Sightlines
A Conversation with the Natural World
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With her poet’s eye and naturalist’s affinity for wild places, Kathleen Jamie reports from the field in this enthralling collection of fourteen essays whose power derives from the stubborn attention she pays to everything around her. Jamie roams her native … Continue reading

Sixty
A Diary of My Sixty-First Year
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As Ian Brown’s sixtieth birthday loomed, every moment seemed to present a choice: Confront, or deny, the biological fact that the end was now closer than the beginning. True, he was beginning to notice memory lapses, creaking knees, and a … Continue reading

Sixty
A Diary of My Sixty-First Year
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As Ian Brown’s 60th birthday loomed, every moment seemed to present a choice: Confront or deny the fact that the end was now closer than the beginning. Brown instead chose to notice every moment, try to understand it, capture it … Continue reading

The Call of the Farm
An Unexpected Year of Getting Dirty, Home Cooking, and Finding Myself
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Rochelle Bilow, a classically trained cook and aspiring food writer, was nursing a broken heart and frustrated with her yet-to-take-off career when she set out to write a short profile of a small, sustainable CSA farm in central New York. … Continue reading

The Lady and the Peacock
The Life of Aung San Suu Kyi
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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi—known to the world as an icon for democracy and nonviolent dissent in oppressed Burma, and to her followers as simply “The Lady”—has recently returned to international headlines. Now, this major new biography … Continue reading

The Longest Race
A Lifelong Runner, an Iconic Ultramarathon, and the Case for Human Endurance
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Among endurance runners, there are those who have run very long distances, and then there are those who have run very long distances for a very long time. Ed Ayres exemplifies the latter; having run in over 600 races across fifty-five years, he is … Continue reading