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Can't Hurt Me

Can't Hurt Me

David GogginsNovember 15, 2018$9.99

New York Times Bestseller Over 3 million copies sold For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his...

Enough Already

Enough Already

Valerie BertinelliJanuary 18, 2022$14.99

Beloved actress, Food Network personality, and New York Times bestselling author Valerie Bertinelli reflects on life at sixty and beyond. Be...

The Bettencourt Affair

The Bettencourt Affair

Tom SanctonAugust 8, 2017$1.99

An NPR Best Book of 2017 Heiress to the nearly forty-billion-dollar L’Oréal fortune, Liliane Bettencourt was the world’s richest woman and the fo...

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Robert K. MassieNovember 8, 2011$12.99

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”— The Wall Street Journal The Pulitzer Pr...

Lost in the Valley of Death

Lost in the Valley of Death

Harley RustadJanuary 11, 2022$14.99

"By patient accumulation of anecdote and detail, Rustad evolves Shetler’s story into something much more human, and humanly tragic, into a layered i...

Things I Should Have Said

Things I Should Have Said

Jamie Lynn SpearsJanuary 18, 2022$13.99

  In this intimate memoir, actress and musician Jamie Lynn Spears opens up for the first time, telling her unfiltered story on her own terms. &#x...

The Chiffon Trenches

The Chiffon Trenches

Andre Leon TalleyMay 19, 2020$14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the pages of Vogue to the runways of Paris, this “captivating” ( Time ) memoir by a legendary style icon captur...

Greenlights

Greenlights

Matthew McConaugheyOctober 20, 2020$13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Discover the life-changing memoir that has inspired millions of readers through the Academy Award®–winning ac...

Will

Will

Will Smith & Mark MansonNovember 9, 2021$14.99

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller! “It's the best memoir I've ever read.” — Oprah Winfrey “Will Smith isn't holding back in his br...

The Diary of Anne Frank (The Definitive Edition)

The Diary of Anne Frank (The Definitive Edition)

Anne FrankFebruary 1, 2018$0.99

Among the most powerful accounts of the Nazi occupation, "The Diary of Anne Frank" chronicles the life of Anne Frank, a thirteen-year old girl fleeing...

Unthinkable

Unthinkable

Jamie RaskinJanuary 4, 2022$14.99

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. In this searing memoir, Congressman Jamie Raskin tells the story of the forty-five days at the start of 2021 that perm...

Churchill

Churchill

Martin GilbertJune 5, 2014$1.99

“A richly textured and deeply moving portrait of greatness” ( Los Angeles Times ).   In this masterful book, prize-winning historian and auth...

Crying in H Mart

Crying in H Mart

Michelle ZaunerApril 20, 2021$13.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR •  NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and a...

Educated

Educated

Tara WestoverFebruary 20, 2018$12.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • One of the most acclaimed books of our time: an unforgettable memoir abou...

Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American

Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American

Wajahat AliJanuary 25, 2022$12.99

“Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!” This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children o...

Chasing History

Chasing History

Carl BernsteinJanuary 11, 2022$14.99

A New York Times bestseller In this triumphant memoir, Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize-winning coauthor of All the President’s Men and pioneer of...

Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

Holly MadisonJune 23, 2015$12.99

The real, untold, and unvarnished story of life inside the legendary Playboy Mansion—and the man who holds the key—from the woman who was Hef’s ...

Empire of Pain

Empire of Pain

Patrick Radden KeefeApril 13, 2021$15.99

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE NOMINEE • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • A grand, devastating portra...

Three Dreamers

Three Dreamers

Lorenzo CarcaterraApril 27, 2021$1.99

“As nourishing as a three-course Italian feast, this is a fierce, moving tribute to the ties that bind.”— People (Book of the Week) The #1 New Y...

Going There

Going There

Katie CouricOctober 26, 2021$15.99

Heartbreaking, hilarious, and brutally honest, Going There  is the deeply personal life story of a girl next door turned household name. For more...

Miss Me with That

Miss Me with That

Rachel LindsayJanuary 25, 2022$13.99

A candid, witty, and inspiring collection of essays from The Bachelor ’s first Black Bachelorette, exploring everything from relationships and love ...

Night

Night

Elie Wiesel & Marion WieselFebruary 7, 2012$12.99

A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical accoun...

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Jon MeachamNovember 13, 2012$16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • S...

Mala's Cat

Mala's Cat

Mala KacenbergJanuary 4, 2022$18.99

The incredible true story of a young girl who navigated dangerous forests, outwitted Nazi soldiers, and survived against all odds with the compan...

Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp

Helga's Diary: A Young Girl's Account of Life in a Concentration Camp

Helga Weiss & Neil BermelApril 22, 2013$11.99

A New York Times Bestseller "A sacred reminder of what so many millions suffered, and only a few survived." —Adam Kirsch, New Republic In 1939, Helg...

When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

Paul KalanithiJanuary 12, 2016$9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • T his inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmo...

Born a Crime

Born a Crime

Trevor NoahNovember 15, 2016$9.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • More than one million copies sold! A “brilliant” (Lupita Nyong’o, Time ), “poignant” ( Entertainment W...

A Thousand Days

A Thousand Days

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.June 3, 2002$2.99

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner: “Of all the Kennedy books . . . this is the best.” — Time Arthur M. Schlesing...

The Tender Bar

The Tender Bar

J. R. MoehringerSeptember 1, 2005$10.99

Now a major Amazon film directed by George Clooney and starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, Lily Rabe, and Christopher Lloyd, a raucous, poignant, lumi...

Untamed

Untamed

Glennon DoyleMarch 10, 2020$14.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over two million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese W...

The Defense Lawyer

The Defense Lawyer

James Patterson & Benjamin WallaceDecember 20, 2021$15.99

For more than a decade, Barry Slotnick never lost a case — no matter how notorious or dangerous his clients.  Everyone deserves the best defens...

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle

Jeannette WallsDecember 15, 2006$12.99

MORE THAN EIGHT YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” ( Entertainment Weekl...

Not All Diamonds and Rosé

Not All Diamonds and Rosé

Dave QuinnOctober 19, 2021$14.99

THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! “I like to think of NOT ALL DIAMONDS AND ROSÉ as the ultimate reunion. I know readers will be surprised, ...

Camera Man

Camera Man

Dana StevensJanuary 25, 2022$14.99

In this genre-defying work of cultural history, the chief film critic of Slate places comedy legend and acclaimed filmmaker Buster Keaton’s unique c...

Taste

Taste

Stanley TucciOctober 5, 2021$5.99

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Named a Notable Book of 2021 by NPR and The Washington Post From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucc...

Home in the World: A Memoir

Home in the World: A Memoir

Amartya SenJanuary 25, 2022$14.99

From Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen, a long-awaited memoir about home, belonging, inequality, and identity, recounting a singular life devoted to bett...

The Latehomecomer

The Latehomecomer

Kao Kalia YangMarch 20, 2017$11.99

The “unforgettable” true story of a family’s journey from the jungles of Laos to a Thailand refugee camp—and finally, to America ( Anne Fadima...

Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Chiquis RiveraApril 7, 2015$12.99

“I wrote this book not to dismiss a rumor but to share something much more important: my journey to forgiveness.” Chiquis Rivera is a singer and t...

Henry V: The Warrior King of 1415

Henry V: The Warrior King of 1415

Ian MortimerFebruary 22, 2014$1.99

From an award-winning historian: “A new and convincing likeness of medieval England’s most iconic king” ( The Sunday Times ).   This biogra...

The Boys

The Boys

Ron Howard & Clint HowardOctober 12, 2021$14.99

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “This extraordinary book is not only a chronicle of Ron’s and Clint’s early careers and their wild adventures,...

The Diary of a Young Girl

The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne FrankFebruary 1, 1995$6.99

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank’s remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful r...

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Malcolm XOctober 12, 1987$7.99

ONE OF TIME ’S TEN MOST IMPORTANT NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY In the searing pages of this classic autobiography, originally published...

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

James HerriotNovember 15, 2011$11.99

From a Yorkshire veterinarian and a “wise and wonderful writer”: The New York Times bestseller and basis for the beloved BBC series of the same na...

Kennedy and King

Kennedy and King

Steven LevingstonJune 6, 2017$5.99

A New York Times Editors' Choice Pick " Kennedy and King is an unqualified masterpiece of historical narrative . . . A landmark achievement." -- Dougl...

A Little Closer to Home

A Little Closer to Home

Ginger ZeeJanuary 11, 2022$13.99

In Ginger Zee's follow-up to the bestselling Natural Disaster, the ABC chief meteorologist takes readers on a much deeper journey of self discovery. W...

Life with Picasso

Life with Picasso

Francoise Gilot, Carlton Lake & Lisa AltherJune 11, 2019$11.99

Françoise Gilot's candid memoir remains the most revealing portrait of Picasso written, and gives fascinating insight into the intense and creative l...

Playground

Playground

Jennifer SaginorMarch 17, 2009$12.99

You are six years old. Every day after school your father takes you to a sprawling castle filled with exotic animals, bowls of candy, and half-naked w...

The Black Count

The Black Count

Tom ReissSeptember 18, 2012$13.99

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY General Alex Dumas is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiar — becaus...

Report from Engine Co. 82

Report from Engine Co. 82

Dennis SmithSeptember 26, 2009$11.99

From his bawdy and brave fellow firefighters to the hopeful, hateful, beautiful and beleaguered residents of the poverty-stricken district where he wo...

Becoming Sister Wives

Becoming Sister Wives

Kody BrownMay 1, 2012$12.99

The uncensored, New York Times bestselling memoir by the polygamist stars of the hit show Sister Wives , Kody and his four wives openly discuss what i...

Rise

Rise

Lindsey VonnJanuary 11, 2022$14.99

The first ever memoir from the most decorated female skier of all time, revealing never-before-told stories of her life in the fast lane, her str...

Wrong Lanes Have Right Turns

Wrong Lanes Have Right Turns

Michael PhillipsJanuary 25, 2022$12.99

The unforgettable true story of one man’s escape from the school-to-prison pipeline, how he reinvented himself as a pastor and education reform advo...

The Adventurer's Son

The Adventurer's Son

Roman DialFebruary 18, 2020$13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER  "Destined to become an adventure classic." —Anchorage Daily News Hailed as "gripping" (New York Times) and "beautiful" (Wa...

All About Me!

All About Me!

Mel BrooksNovember 30, 2021$14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • At 95, the legendary Mel Brooks continues to set the standard for comedy across television, film, and the stage. Now he ...

Tattoos on the Heart

Tattoos on the Heart

Gregory BoyleMarch 9, 2010$13.99

“Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality” ( Los Angeles Times )— Tattoos on the Heart is a series of ...

Columbine

Columbine

Dave CullenApril 6, 2009$12.99

Ten years in the works, a masterpiece of reportage, this is the definitive account of the Columbine massacre, its aftermath, and its significance, fro...

Putting the Rabbit in the Hat

Putting the Rabbit in the Hat

Brian CoxJanuary 18, 2022$14.99

The incredible rags-to-riches story of acclaimed actor Brian Cox, best known as  Succession ’s Logan Roy, from a troubled, working-class upbrin...

Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt

Anderson Cooper & Katherine HoweSeptember 21, 2021$14.99

New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chroni...

Becoming Bulletproof

Becoming Bulletproof

Evy PoumpourasApril 21, 2020$12.99

Former Secret Service agent and star of Bravo’s Spy Games Evy Poumpouras shares lessons learned from protecting presidents, as well insights and ski...

These Precious Days

These Precious Days

Ann PatchettNovember 23, 2021$14.99

The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays. &#x...

Maid

Maid

Stephanie Land & Barbara EhrenreichJanuary 22, 2019$11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  AND INSPIRATION FOR THE NETFLIX LIMITED SERIES, HAILED BY ROLLING STONE  AS "A GREAT ONE."    "A s...

Shoe Dog

Shoe Dog

Phil KnightApril 26, 2016$14.99

In this instant and tenacious New York Times bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight “offers a rare and revealing look at the notori...

The Year of Magical Thinking

The Year of Magical Thinking

Joan DidionOctober 4, 2005$12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and pass...

The Code Breaker

The Code Breaker

Walter IsaacsonMarch 9, 2021$16.99

A Best Book of 2021 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek , Time , and The Washington Post The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with...

This Will Be Funny Later

This Will Be Funny Later

Jenny PentlandJanuary 18, 2022$12.99

A funny, biting, and entertaining memoir of coming of age in the shadow of celebrity and finding your own way in the face of absolute chaos that is bo...

The Best We Could Do

The Best We Could Do

Thi BuiMarch 7, 2017$9.99

National bestseller 2017 National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) Finalist ABA Indies Introduce Winter / Spring 2017 Selection Barnes & Noble Discover ...

Recovery

Recovery

Russell BrandOctober 3, 2017$2.99

A guide to all kinds of addiction from a star who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, that will help addicts and their loved...

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

Maybe You Should Talk To Someone

Lori GottliebApril 2, 2019$12.99

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC! “Rarely have I read a book that challenged ...

Just Pursuit

Just Pursuit

Laura CoatesJanuary 18, 2022$12.99

“A firsthand, eye-opening story of a prosecutor that exposes the devastating criminal punishment system. Laura Coates bleeds for justice on the page...

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Jon KrakauerJanuary 13, 1996$12.99

Krakauer’s page-turning bestseller explores a famed missing person mystery while unraveling the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the Am...

Peril

Peril

Bob Woodward & Robert CostaSeptember 21, 2021$15.99

The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history. But as...

Tall Tales and Wee Stories

Tall Tales and Wee Stories

Billy ConnollyOctober 17, 2019$1.99

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Connolly's raucous run through his life is as furious, funny and foul-mouthed as you'd expect' Sunday Times In December 2...

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

Kathryn SchulzJanuary 11, 2022$13.99

An enduring account of joy and sorrow from one of the great writers of our time, The New Yorker ’s Kathryn Schulz, winner of the Pulitzer Prize...

Wild Game

Wild Game

Adrienne BrodeurOctober 15, 2019$9.99

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER. A daughter’s tale of living in the thrall of her magnetic, complicated mother, and the chilling consequences of her complicit...

Natural Disaster

Natural Disaster

Ginger ZeeDecember 5, 2017$14.99

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee pulls back the curtain on her life in Natural Disaster. Ginger grew up in small-town Michigan where she develo...

Red Notice

Red Notice

Bill BrowderFebruary 3, 2015$13.99

“[ Red Notice ] does for investing in Russia and the former Soviet Union what Liar’s Poker did for our understanding of Salomon Brothers, Wall Str...

Year of Yes

Year of Yes

Shonda RhimesNovember 10, 2015$13.99

The instant New York Times bestseller from the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder shares ho...

Tuesdays with Morrie

Tuesdays with Morrie

Mitch AlbomAugust 18, 1997$13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A special 20th anniversary edition of the beloved book that changed millions of lives—with a new afterword by the a...

A Woman of No Importance

A Woman of No Importance

Sonia PurnellApril 9, 2019$12.99

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR , the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times , the Washington Indepen...

The Trigger

The Trigger

Tim ButcherJune 3, 2014$10.99

From the author of Blood River : “A splendid book, part memoir, part history,” about the teenager who killed Archduke Ferdinand and sparked WWI (N...

Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

Jon KrakauerApril 22, 1997$12.99

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • "A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking hero...

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi CoatesJuly 14, 2015$9.99

#1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF  TIME ’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE ...

Capote's Women

Capote's Women

Laurence LeamerOctober 12, 2021$14.99

*National Bestseller* New York Times bestselling author Laurence Leamer reveals the complex web of relationships and scandalous true stories behind Tr...

Hollywood Godfather

Hollywood Godfather

Gianni Russo & Patrick PicciarelliMarch 12, 2019$11.99

Hollywood Godfather is Gianni Russo's over-the-top memoir of a real-life mobster-turned-actor who helped make The Godfather a reality, and his story o...

Unstoppable

Unstoppable

Chiquis RiveraFebruary 8, 2022$12.99

Latin Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter and author of the New York Times bestseller Forgiveness returns with a new memoir that shares the trium...

Death of Innocence

Death of Innocence

Mamie Till-Mobley & Christopher BensonOctober 7, 2003$4.99

The mother of Emmett Till recounts the story of her life, her son’s tragic death, and the dawn of the civil rights movement—with a foreword by the...

The Widow Clicquot

The Widow Clicquot

Tilar J MazzeoOctober 6, 2009$1.99

The Widow Clicquot is the New York Times bestselling business biography of the visionary young widow who built a champagne empire, became a legend in ...

Apparently There Were Complaints

Apparently There Were Complaints

Sharon GlessDecember 7, 2021$12.99

Emmy Award­–winning actress Sharon Gless tells all in this laugh-out-loud, juicy, and touching memoir about her five decades in Hollywood, where sh...

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci

Walter IsaacsonOctober 17, 2017$14.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller from Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography that is “a study in creativity...

Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

Hustle Harder, Hustle Smarter

50 CentApril 28, 2020$11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER For the first time, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson opens up about his amazing comeback—from tragic personal loss to thriving...

If You Ask Me

If You Ask Me

Betty WhiteMay 3, 2011$12.99

The New York Times bestseller from the beloved actress and Hollywood icon who's made us laugh on shows from The Mary Tyler Moore Show to Golden Girls ...

Fortune's Children

Fortune's Children

Arthur T. Vanderbilt IIApril 16, 2013$1.99

Vanderbilt: the very name signifies wealth. The family patriarch, "the Commodore," built up a fortune that made him the world's richest man by 1877. Y...

In Order to Live

In Order to Live

Yeonmi Park & Maryanne VollersSeptember 29, 2015$14.99

“I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.” - Yeonmi Park "One of the most harrowing...

Pimp

Pimp

Iceberg SlimMay 10, 2011$12.99

“[In Pimp ], Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I’ve ever heard in my life.” —Dave Chappelle, from his Nextflix...

Why Fish Don't Exist

Why Fish Don't Exist

Lulu MillerApril 14, 2020$12.99

A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * Smithsonian A “remarkable” ( Los Angeles Times ), “seductive” ( The Wall St...

The Bucolic Plague

The Bucolic Plague

Josh Kilmer-PurcellJune 1, 2010$1.99

“I adore the Beekman boys’ story. Their unlikely story of love, the land, and a herd of goats is hilariously honest. If these two can go from Manh...

Tim – The Official Biography of Avicii

Tim – The Official Biography of Avicii

Måns MosessonNovember 30, 2021$11.99

The intimate biography of the iconic DJ who was lost too soon. Like a firework against the night sky, the DJ and producer Tim Bergling exploded onto t...

Hope, Grace, & Faith

Hope, Grace, & Faith

Leah MesserMay 5, 2020$9.99

Leah was first thrust under the reality television microscope when her teen pregnancy was documented on MTV’s groundbreaking series, 16 and Pregnant...

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

Robert the Bruce, King of Scots

Ronald McNair ScottMay 1, 2014$1.99

“ A heroic biography of one of Scotland's legendary leaders, by a British novelist and former literary critic for the London Sunday Times ” ( Kirk...

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Clayborne CarsonJanuary 1, 2001$3.99

With knowledge, spirit, good humor, and passion, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. brings to life a remarkable man whose thoughts and actio...