Browsing: Memoirs

A 2021 #1 New York Times bestseller! Illustrious performer Cicely Tyson, an actress who “shaped the course of history” (President Barack Obama), shares the story of her seven-decade career as she fought prejudice and triumphed in the face of great odds. “This book is Ms. Tyson’s abundant treasure to each of us” (Viola Davis).

Discover the heartwarming true story of a life-changing friendship between a man and his rescue cat, Nala, as they adventure…

“This moving and profound memoir is for anyone who loves a good redemption story” (Good Morning America). Raised in an infamous cult, Mikel Jollett has a tumultuous childhood — then escapes, and builds a new life as a successful musician. “Gorgeous and exacting lyricism” (O, The Oprah Magazine).

A “gorgeously crafted homage to our unconditional love of dogs” (#1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult): With heart, humor, and wisdom, a New York Times columnist explores her life’s journey through the beloved canine companions she’s had and the lessons they taught her.

At 34, journalist Maggie Downs dropped everything and embarked on a yearlong trip around the world — to all the destinations her mother, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, once dreamed of visiting. “Fans of Eat, Pray, Love and Wild may find this a satisfying next read” (Booklist).