New Biography and Memoir Novels | Fall 2018

04 Oct 2018

New Biography and Memoir Novels | Fall 2018

Fall is here and that means now is a better time than ever to stock up on your reading list. There have been so many intriguing and insightful biography and memoir releases recently, so we wanted to share with you some of our picks. The list includes work by authors Belo Cipriani, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Nicole Chung, Sally Field, Alethea Black, and Jedidiah Jenkins. Enjoy your new books!


Firsts

by Belo Cipriani

Release Date: October 1, 2018

Firsts takes readers back in time to tell coming of age stories from some of the best writers with disabilities. They recount their first adventure, first heartbreak, and their first encounter with the unexpected. Hear about body transformations, societal setbacks, love affairs, and family trauma. Firsts includes stories by Nigel David Kelly, Caitlin Hernandez, Kimberly Gerry-Tucker, David-Elijah Nahmod, and Andrew Gurza.

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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

by Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally

Release Date: October 2, 2018

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told reveals the full story of the romance between comedic actors Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. This tale is told from a series of intimate conversations between the couple and illustrated with photos, anecdotes, and puzzles. Go on a journey with the pair as they divulge the philosophical mountains they have conquered and the lessons they’ve learned.

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All You Can Ever Know

by Nicole Chung

Release Date: October 2, 2018

Nicole Chung was placed for adoption from birth by her Korean parents. She was raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. The story about her adoption was always told to her as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed her biological parents made a sacrifice to give her a better life. Now, after facing prejudices and finding her identity as an Asian American, she wonders if the story told to her was true.

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In Pieces

by Sally Field

Release Date: September 18, 2018

For the first time, American icon Sally Field tells her intimate and haunting story for the first time. She talks about her challenging and lonely childhood, how acting helped her find her voice, and the legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother. In Pieces is an inspirational account of life as a woman in the second half of the twentieth century.

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You’ve Been So Lucky Already

by Alethea Black

Release Date: October 1, 2018

In You’ve Been So Lucky Already, Alethea Black delivers an empowering and funny memoir about grief and illness. And the wit and wisdom it takes to survive it. Suddenly hit with crushing fatigue, pain, and memory loss, Alethea was told by specialist after specialist that nothing was wrong with her. So she turns to her own research.

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To Shake the Sleeping Self

by Jedidiah Jenkins

Release Date: October 2, 2018

On the eve of his thirtieth birthday, Jedidiah Jenkins quit his dream job and spent the next sixteen months cycling from Oregon to Patagonia on a journey of 14,000 miles. He documented his trip on Instagram, where his photos and reflections attracted the attention of the like of National Geographic and The Paris Review. In his memoir, he narrates the adventure and what he learned along the way.

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