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Lost on Treasure Island
A Memoir of Longing, Love, and Lousy Choices in New York City
Steve Friedman, Steve Friedman
When Midwesterner Steve Friedman arrived in Manhattan, the land of the quick and the mean, raring to go and ready to conquer, he soon found pitfalls and pratfalls more numerous and perilous than he had ever imagined. Here is his utterly honest, often...



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A Life in Music
Daniel Barenboim, Daniel Barenboim
A Life in Music reviews five decades of the rich and uniquely varied musical life of Daniel Barenboim. A child prodigy as a pianist and a virtuoso conductor of symphonies and opera, he has known and worked with many of the most distinguished and...



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Memoir in Two Voices
Rancois Mitterrand, Rancois Mitterrand
Near the end of his second term as president of France, François Mitterrand decided to talk openly about his life, both personal and political. President for fourteen years, longer than anyone else in the history of the French Republic...



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Elvis
In the Twilight of Memory
June Juanico, June Juanico
She was a good girl from Biloxi, Mississippi; he was a rockabilly singer on the verge of stardom. They fell in love in the summer of 1956, and found a timeless moment of innocence and simple pleasure. In this acclaimed, intimate portrait of the...



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Since My Last Confession
A Gay Catholic Memoir
Scott Pomfret, Scott Pomfret
Scott Pomfret serves as a lector at St. Anthony Shrine in Boston. He also writes gay porn. His boyfriend is a flaming atheist, and his boyfriend’s Protestant grandmother considers Catholicism a sin worse than sodomy. From Pentecost to Pride...



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The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham
A Biography
Selina Hastings, Selina Hastings
He was a brilliant teller of tales, one of the most widely read authors of the twentieth century, and at one time the most famous writer in the world, yet W. Somerset Maugham’s own true story has never been fully told. At last, the truth is...



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Boat
A Memoir of Friendship, Faith, Death, and Life Everlasing
Michael Baughman, Michael Baughman
When ten-year-old Michael Baughman moves to Hawaii with his parents, he is troubled and confused. His father doesn’t provide the guidance Baughman needs and the boy doesn’t know who to turn to. When a larger-than-life Hawaiian...



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Piaf
A Biography
Monique Lange, Monique Lange
Throughout her explosive and tempestuous career, Edith Piaf cast a spell over all who came in contact with her. This tiny person, the “little sparrow” as she was called, who stood only four foot ten and performed in simple black, was a...



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Sir John Gielgud
A Life in Letters
John Gielgud, John Gielgud
Here is a remarkable autobiography of one of the greatest actors of the twentieth century, seen through his frank, mesmerizing, and intimate letters. Sir John Gielgud, best known to audiences for his Academy Award–winning turn in the hit comedy...



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Bad Animals
A Father's Accidental Education in Autism
Joel Yanofsky, Joel Yanofsky
Joel Yanofsky tried for years to start this memoir. “It’s not just going to be about autism,” he told his wife, Cynthia. “It’s going to be about parenthood and marriage, about hope and despair, and storytelling...



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