The host of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah traces his wild coming of age during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed, offering insight into the farcical aspects of the political and social systems of today's world.
Told through the author's own evolving understanding of the subject over the course of his life comes a bold and personal investigation into America's racial history and its contemporary echoes.
A memoir from the first Latino and openly gay inaugural poet, which explores his coming-of-age as the child of Cuban immigrants and his attempts to understand his place in America while grappling with his burgeoning artistic and sexual identities.
A first book by the physician behind the blog The Nephrologist describes her decision to donate a kidney to a man who is now her husband and the journey that led to her becoming a kidney specialist.
A memoir by the critically acclaimed British comedian details his childhood in multiple countries, his first performances on the streets of London, and the achievements that have marked his international success.
A look at fatherhood from the director, writer, and actor from "The Boss" and "Tammy" combines stories about his own larger-than-life dad and how his experiences raising two daughters with wife Melissa McCarthy have been shaped by his childhood.
A former literature professor describes her life with dementia and what it is like to be an intellectual person who is aware of her irreversible cognitive decline.
A dual portrait of Winston Churchill and George Orwell focuses on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, describing how both suffered nearly fatal injuries before their vision and campaigns inspired action to preserve democracy throughout the world.
The "Washington Post" national security correspondent who broke the "Jihadi John" story draws on her personal experience as a multicultural woman with unique access to the world of jihad to share insights into the rise of Islamic radicalism and the gap between the Muslim world and the West.
A memoir by a Saudi Arabian woman who became the unexpected leader of a movement to support women's rights describes how fundamentalism influenced her radical religious beliefs until her education, a job, and legal contradictions changed her perspectives.
A writer and performer whose essays and articles have appeared for years in many magazines, reporting from the potholes midway through life's journey, presents a hilarious collection of writings on day-to-day, and not-so-day-to-day life as she tries to make sense of the baffling and annoying world around her.
An anthology of personal favorite diary entries by the best-selling author of Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls features excerpts that have inspired his famed autobiographical essays and shares insights into the intimate arenas of his life.