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Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

(Available March 31, 2015)
Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
Written by Rosie Perez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952400
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Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling
Written by Rosie Perez


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $16.00

Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez’s never-before-told story of surviving a harrowing childhood and of how she found success—both in and out of the Hollywood limelight.
 
Rosie Perez first caught our attention with her fierce dance in the title sequence of Do the Right Thing and has since defined herself as a funny and... Read more >
Hissing Cousins

(Available March 31, 2015)
Hissing Cousins
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536011
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Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $28.95

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
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Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
Read by Suzanne Toren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $25.00

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
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Ordinary Light

(Available March 31, 2015)
Ordinary Light
Written by Tracy K. Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962669
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Ordinary Light
A memoir
Written by Tracy K. Smith


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $25.95

From the dazzlingly original Pulitzer Prize-winning poet hailed for her “extraordinary range and ambition” (The New York Times Book Review): a quietly potent memoir that explores coming-of-age and the meaning of home against a complex backdrop of race, faith, and the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.

The youngest of five...

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Ordinary Light
A memoir
Written by Tracy K. Smith


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $12.99

From the dazzlingly original Pulitzer Prize-winning poet hailed for her “extraordinary range and ambition” (The New York Times Book Review): a quietly potent memoir that explores coming-of-age and the meaning of home against a complex backdrop of race, faith, and the unbreakable bond between a mother and daughter.

The youngest of five...

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You Have to Stand for Something, Or You'll Fall for Anything

Written by Star Jones


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

Smart, funny, provocative--she writes it like she talks it on The View!

Strongly held beliefs, a wicked sense of humor, and take-no-prisoners opinions--her many fans have come to expect all this and more from Star Jones, co-host of ABC-TV's hit show The View.

In this remarkable book, the former New York City prosecutor... Read more >
Rena's Promise

(Available March 17, 2015)
Rena's Promise
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807093139
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Rena's Promise
A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

The inspiring story of one woman’s struggle to survive during the Holocaust
 
An expanded edition of the remarkable story of Rena Korneich, one of the few women who survived the first Jewish transport to Auschwitz and more than three years in the Nazi death camp. Rena’s Promise is a compelling... Read more >
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Queen Bess
Daredevil Aviator
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.95

Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as “Queen Bess,” a barnstormer and flying-circus performer who defied the strictures of race, sex, and society in pursuit of a dream. Read more >
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Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539609
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $24.95

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385539616
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $12.99

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey, Read by Hannah Curtis
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101890004
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Read by Hannah Curtis


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $32.00

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Girl in the Dark
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey, Read by Hannah Curtis
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101890011
Our Price: $15.00

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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Read by Hannah Curtis


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Rena's Promise
A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Written by Rena Kornreich Gelissen and Heather Dune Macadam


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $16.00

Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise... Read more >
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Glitter and Glue
Glitter and Glue
Written by Kelly Corrigan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345532855
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Glitter and Glue
A Memoir
Written by Kelly Corrigan


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

From the author of The Middle Place comes a new memoir that examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters.

 
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother... Read more >
Against Wind and Tide
Against Wind and Tide
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375714924
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Against Wind and Tide
Letters and Journals, 1947-1986
Written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Introduction by Reeve Lindbergh


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

In this final collection of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s letters and journals, we mark Mrs. Lindbergh’s progress as she navigated a remarkable life and a remarkable century with enthusiasm and delight, humor and wit, sorrow and bewilderment, but above all devoted to finding the essential truth in life’s experiences through a hard-won...

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The Upstairs Wife
The Upstairs Wife
Written by Rafia Zakaria
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003367
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The Upstairs Wife
An Intimate History of Pakistan
Written by Rafia Zakaria


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $26.95

A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women

An Indies Introduce Debut Authors Selection 

 
For a brief moment on December 27, 2007, life came to a standstill in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto, the country’s former prime minister and the first woman ever to lead a Muslim country, had been assassinated... Read more >
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The Upstairs Wife
An Intimate History of Pakistan
Written by Rafia Zakaria


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $26.95

A memoir of Karachi through the eyes of its women

An Indies Introduce Debut Authors Selection 

 
For a brief moment on December 27, 2007, life came to a standstill in Pakistan. Benazir Bhutto, the country’s former prime minister and the first woman ever to lead a Muslim country, had been assassinated... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
It Was Me All Along
It Was Me All Along
Written by Andie Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770433246
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It Was Me All Along
A Memoir
Written by Andie Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $24.00

A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.
 
All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her... Read more >
It Was Me All Along
It Was Me All Along
Written by Andie Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780770433260
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It Was Me All Along
A Memoir
Written by Andie Mitchell


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

A yet heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.
 
All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from... Read more >
It Was Me All Along
It Was Me All Along
Written by Andie Mitchell, Read by Andie Mitchell
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553546255
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It Was Me All Along
A Memoir
Written by Andie Mitchell
Read by Andie Mitchell


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $35.00

A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.
 
All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
It Was Me All Along
It Was Me All Along
Written by Andie Mitchell, Read by Andie Mitchell
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553546262
Our Price: $17.50

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It Was Me All Along
A Memoir
Written by Andie Mitchell
Read by Andie Mitchell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $17.50

A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.
 
All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter, her best friend, her confidant, and it provided a refuge from her... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The Baroness
The Baroness
Written by Hannah Rothschild
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101872338
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The Baroness
The Search for Nica, the Rebellious Rothschild and Jazz's Secret Muse
Written by Hannah Rothschild


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

Beautiful and spirited, Pannonica Rothschild, known as Nica, was born in 1913 to eccentric privilege and a storied family history. After marrying well, she settled into a French chateau to bear children and support her husband’s war career. But when Nica heard “Round Midnight” by jazz composer Thelonious Monk, everything changed...

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Penelope Fitzgerald
Penelope Fitzgerald
Written by Hermione Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352345
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Penelope Fitzgerald
A Life
Written by Hermione Lee


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $35.00

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’ S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times


The acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf gives us an intimate portrait of one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of the twentieth century.

Penelope Fitzgerald... Read more >
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Penelope Fitzgerald
Penelope Fitzgerald
Written by Hermione Lee
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352352
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Penelope Fitzgerald
A Life
Written by Hermione Lee


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $17.99

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’ S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times


The acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf gives us an intimate portrait of one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of the twentieth century.

Penelope Fitzgerald... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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