• Overshare


    Dix Rose EllenSpaughton Rosie  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/5/21 出版

    love laughs sexuality and secrets from lgbt superstar youtube couple rose and rosie.rose and rosie are known for their candid and hilarious youtube videos... but now they are taking oversharing to a whole new level. discussing sexuality revealing secrets and empowering others overshare is a book packed with rose and rosie’s unique take on friendships fame mental health and lgbt issues.as visibly out members of the lgbt community they open up about their own experiences both together and as individuals and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have faced similar difficulties. they are spreading a message of positivity and inclusivity and want everyone to feel comfortable in their own skin no matter what their sexuality. delve deep into the unfiltered highs and lows of rose and rosie’s life: family relationships secrets of a happy marriage struggles with ocd and anxiety finding love and navigating the world as a gay couple. get ready to laugh cry cringe and overshare.

  • Blue


    Sandler Karen  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/3 出版

    the music. the mix. his life.sometimes i think my whole life can be seen through shades of blue... teve aokiblue is the remarkable storyn pictures and wordsf steve aoki the superstar dj/producer who started his career as a vegan straightedge hardcore music kid hellbent on defying his millionaire father whose unquenchable thirst to entertainnherited from his dad rocky aoki founder of benihanaed him to global success and two grammy nominations. ranked among the top ten djs in the world today grammy-nominated artist producer label head fashion designer philanthropist and entrepreneur steve aoki is an authentic global trendsetter and tastemaker who has been instrumental in defining contemporary youth culture. known for his outrageous stage antics (cake throwing ave rafting? champagne spraying and the oki jump? and his endearing personality steve is also the brains behind indie record label dim mak which broke acts such as the kills bloc party and the gossip. dim mak also put out the first releases by breakout edm stars the chainsmokers and the bloody beetroots as well as the early releases for grammy-nominated artist iggy azalea in addition to edm star zedd and electro duo mstrkft. in blue aoki recounts the epic highs of music festivals clubs and pool parties around the world as well as the lows of friendships lost to drugs and alcohol and his relationship with his flamboyant father. illustrated with candid photos gathered throughout his life the book reveals how aoki became a force of nature as an early social media adopter helping to turn dance music into the phenomenon it is today. (his performances are watched by millions in person and online at events such as tomorrowland electric daisy carnival ultra music festival and many more) all this while remaining true to his diy punk rock principles which value spontaneity fun and friendship above all elseemonstrable by the countless cakes he has flung across cities worldwide.

  • Becoming


    Michelle Obama  著 Crown Pub 出版 2018/11/13 出版

    an intimate powerful and inspiring memoir by the former first lady of the united states   in a life filled with meaning and accomplishment michelle obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. as first lady of the united states of america—the first african american to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive white house in history while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the u.s. and around the world dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives and standing with her husband as he led america through some of its most harrowing moments. along the way she showed us a few dance moves crushed carpool karaoke and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.   in her memoir a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling michelle obama invites readers into her world chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the south side of chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. with unerring honesty and lively wit she describes her triumphs and her disappointments both public and private telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. warm wise and revelatory becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same.

  • Breaking Night 最貧窮的哈佛女孩

    Breaking Night 最貧窮的哈佛女孩

    Murray- Liz  著 Hyperion Books 出版 2011/5/24 出版

    breaking night: (urban slang) staying up through the night until the sun risesbreaking night is the stunning memoir of a young woman who at age fifteen was living on the streets and who eventually made it into harvard. liz murray was born to loving but drug-addicted parents in the bronx. in school she was taunted for her dirty clothing and lice-infested hair eventually skipping so many classes that she was put into a girls’ home. at age fifteen liz found herself on the streets when her family finally unraveled. she learned to scrape by foraging for food and riding subways all night to have a warm place to sleep. when liz’s mother died of aids she decided to take control of her own destiny and go back to high school often completing her assignments in the hallways and subway stations where she slept. liz squeezed four years of high school into two while homeless; won a new york times scholarship; and made it into the ivy league. breaking night is an unforgettable and beautifully written story of one young woman’s indomitable spirit to survive and prevail against all odds.

  • Memoir of a Race Traitor

    Memoir of a Race Traitor

    Segrest Mab  著 New Pr 出版 2019/9/24 出版

    back in print after more than a decade the singular chronicle of life at the forefront of antiracist activism with a new introduction and afterword by the author“mab segrest’s book is extraordinary. it is a ‘political memoir’ but its language is poetic and its tone passionate. i started it with caution and finished it with awe and pleasure. —howard zinnin 1994 mab segrest first explained how she “had become a woman haunted by the dead. against a backdrop of nine generations of her family’s history segrest explored her experiences in the 1980s as a white lesbian organizing against a virulent far-right movement in north carolina.memoir of a race traitor became a classic text of white antiracist practice. bell hooks called it a “courageous and daring [example of] the reality that political solidarity forged in struggle can exist across differences. adrienne rich wrote that it was “a unique document and thoroughly fascinating. juxtaposing childhood memories with contemporary events segrest described her journey into the heart of her culture finally veering from its trajectory of violence toward hope and renewal. now amid our current national crisis driven by an increasingly apocalyptic white supremacist movement segrest returns with an updated edition of her classic book. with a new introduction and afterword that explore what has transpired with the far right since its publication the book brings us into the age of trump—and to what can and must be done.called “a true delight and a “must-read (minnesota review) memoir of a race traitor is an inspiring and politically potent book. with brand-new power and relevance in 2019 this is a book that far transcends its genre.

  • Princess of the Hither Isles

    Princess of the Hither Isles

    Alexander Adele Logan  著 Yale Univ Pr 出版 2019/9/24 出版

    born in the late nineteenth century into an affluent family of mixed race—black white and cherokee—adella hunt logan (1863–1915) was a key figure in the fight to obtain voting rights for women of color. a professor at the tuskegee institute in alabama and a close friend of booker t. washington adella was in contact with luminaries such as frederick douglass george washington carver and w. e. b. du bois. despite her self-identification as an african american she looked white and would often pass for white at segregated suffrage conferences gaining access to information and political tactics used in the “white world that might benefit her african american community.   written by adella’s granddaughter adele logan alexander this long-overdue consideration of adella’s pioneering work as a black suffragist is woven into a riveting multigenerational family saga and shines new light on the unresolved relationships between race class gender and power in american society.

  • Hippie Chick

    Hippie Chick

    English Ilene  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/24 出版

    in the midst of teenage rebellion ilene english the youngest of six finds her mother dead in the bathroom. alone with a difficult father she is sent a one-way ticket from new jersey to san francisco embarking upon a journey that takes her through the earliest days of the counterculture psychedelics and free love on into single parenthood and eventually a place of fully owning her own strengths and abilities.

  • Fat Pretty and Soon to Be Old

    Fat Pretty and Soon to Be Old

    Dark Kimberly  著 A K Pr Distribution 出版 2019/9/24 出版

    storyteller kimberly dark takes on beauty privilege size bias and more with a perfect blend of humor and social analysis.

  • Wild Shots

    Wild Shots

    Walker Tom  著 Mountaineers Books 出版 2019/9/19 出版
  • Graham Greene

    Graham Greene

    Greene GrahamMacArthur John R. (INT)  著 Melville House Pub 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    a master of twentieth century fiction graham greene looks back on his life. this volume also includes several key interviews from throughout his long fruitful career.graham greene led one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century. the son of a hertfordshire headmaster he quickly discovered a love for writing beginning a career that would last a lifetime. greene’s fascination with global politics took him around the world to places that would become the settings for many of his most famous novels: mexico (the power and the glory) sierra leone (the heart of the matter) and haiti (the comedians) - among dozens of other far-flung locations. he produced masterpieces throughout his life many of which now stand as indisputably canonical: brighton rock the end of the affair and the quiet american to name but a few.

  • Uncharted


    Seely Kim Brown  著 Sasquatch Books 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    a couple facing the dreaded empty nest realize they need to rediscover who they are. this is an adventure story about a voyage from one life chapter to another that involves a too-big sailboat a narrow and unknown sea and an appetite to witness a mythical blonde bear that inhabits a remote rainforest.kim brown seely and her husband had been damn good parents for more than 20 years. that was coming to an end as their youngest son was about to move across the country. the economy was in freefall and their jobs stagnant so they impulsively decided to buy a big broken sailboat learn how to sail it and head up through the salish sea and the inside passage to an expanse of untamed wilderness in search of the elusive blonde kermode bear that only lives in a secluded northwest forest. theirs was a voyage of discovery into who they were as individuals and as a couple at an axial moment in their lives. wise and lyrical this heartfelt memoir unfolds amid the stunningly wild archipelago on the far edge of the continent.

  • Looking for Lorraine

    Looking for Lorraine

    Perry Imani  著 Beacon Pr 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    winner of the 2019 pen/jacqueline bograd weld award for biographywinner of the shilts-grahn triangle award for lesbian nonfictiona new york times notable book of 2018a revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic yet least understood black artists and intellectuals of the twentieth century.lorraine hansberry who died at thirty-four was by all accounts a force of nature. although best-known for her work a raisin in the sun her short life was full of extraordinary experiences and achievements and she had an unflinching commitment to social justice which brought her under fbi surveillance when she was barely in her twenties. while her close friends and contemporaries like james baldwin and nina simone have been rightly celebrated her story has been diminished and relegated to one work—until now. in 2018 hansberry will get the recognition she deserves with the pbs american masters documentary “lorraine hansberry: sighted eyes/feeling heart and imani perry’s multi-dimensional illuminating biography looking for lorraine.after the success of a raisin in the sun hansberry used her prominence in myriad ways: challenging president kennedy and his brother to take bolder stances on civil rights supporting african anti-colonial leaders and confronting the romantic racism of the beat poets and village hipsters. though she married a man she identified as lesbian and risking censure and the prospect of being outed joined one of the nation’s first lesbian organizations. hansberry associated with many activists writers and musicians including malcolm x langston hughes duke ellington paul robeson w.e.b. du bois among others. looking for lorraine is a powerful insight into hansberry’s extraordinary life—a life that was tragically cut far too short.a black caucus of the american library association honor book for nonfictionfinalist for the lambda literary award for lgbtq nonfictiona 2019 pauli murray book prize finalist

  • To Love and Let Go

    To Love and Let Go

    Brathen Rachel  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    from the new york times bestselling author of yoga girl and “international force in the world of yoga (allure) a moving and inspirational memoir on how to cope with tragedy adversity and change through yoga. while on her way to a yoga retreat in the caribbean rachel brathen collapsed in the airport and was rushed to the hospital for an emergency appendectomy. when she opened her eyes following the surgery her boyfriend was at her bedside weeping and she immediately knew something terrible had happened. she soon discovered that at the same time as her collapse her best friend was killed in a car crash. over the next two years which should have been the happiest time of her life with her engagement and growing career rachel experienced trial after trial. from the overwhelming loss of her best friend to the illness and death of her grandmother and a shocking suicide attempt by her mother rachel found herself in a deep depression. when she discovered she was pregnant rachel decided to use her pregnancy as a time to heal and an opportunity to be reborn herself. now in this evocative and remarkable memoir rachel shares the tools she used to cope with and overcome her depression. she invites you to share in her eye-opening epiphanies and realizations about life and death love and fear what it means to be a mother and a daughter and the restorative power of yoga. perfect for fans of gabrielle bernstein and glennon doyle this unforgettable memoir will move and enlighten you.

  • Think Black

    Think Black

    Ford Clyde W.  著 Amistad Pr 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    in this thought-provoking and heartbreaking memoir an award-winning writer tells the story of his father john stanley ford the first black software engineer at ibm revealing how racism insidiously affected his father’s view of himself and their relationship.in 1947 thomas j. watson set out to find the best and brightest minds for ibm. at city college he met young accounting student john stanley ford and hired him to become ibm’s first black software engineer. but not all of the company’s white employees refused to accept a black colleague and did everything in their power to humiliate subvert and undermine ford.yet ford would not quit. viewing the job as the opportunity of a lifetime he comported himself with dignity and professionalism and relied on his community and his street smarts to succeed. he did not know that his hiring was meant to distract from ibm’s dubious business practices including its involvement in the holocaust eugenics and apartheid.while ford remained at ibm it came at great emotional cost to himself and his family especially his son clyde. overlooked for promotions he deserved the embittered ford began blaming his fate on his skin color and the notion that darker-skinned people like him were less intelligent and less capable—beliefs that painfully divided him and clyde who followed him to ibm two decades later.from his first day of work—with his wide-lapelled suit bright red turtleneck and huge afro—clyde made clear he was different. only ibm hadn’t changed. as he too experienced the same institutional racism clyde began to better understand the subtle yet daring ways his father had fought back.

  • The Good Neighbor

    The Good Neighbor

    King Maxwell  著 Harry N Abrams Inc 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    the definitive biography of fred rogers children’s television pioneer and american cultural icon an instant new york times bestseller fred rogers (1928–2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television. as the creator and star of mister rogers’ neighborhood he was a champion of compassion equality and kindness fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously. the good neighbor is the first full-length biography of fred rogers. based on original interviews oral histories and archival documents the good neighbor traces rogers’s personal professional and artistic life through decades of work. it includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce discipline mistakes anger and competition. the good neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure.

  • Scientists Who Changed History

    Scientists Who Changed History

    Dorling Kindersley Inc. (COR)  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    explore the lives and achievements of more than 85 of the world’s most inspirational and influential scientists with this innovative and boldly graphic biography-led book.the second title in dk’s new illustrated biography series scientists who changed history profiles trailblazing individuals from greek mathematicians such as archimedes and hipparchus through physicists of the early 20th-century such as marie curie and albert einstein to modern greats such as stephen hawking and tim berners-lee. each featured individual has made a major contribution to one or more scientific fields from astronomy biology and psychology to computer science and geology.combining elements of biography history and analysis scientists who changed history explains the groundbreaking contributions made by these revolutionary men and women in a clear and informative way.

  • The Accidental President

    The Accidental President

    Pafford John M.  著 Baker & Taylor Books 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    when he was nominated as vice president on the 1880 republican ticket chester alan arthur had never held elected office. expectations of him—or of the vice presidential office—were virtually non-existant. years earlier in 1839 daniel webster had turned down the vice presidency with the quip i do not propose to be buried until i am dead. but six months into president james garfield’s term he was assassinated—and the unknown vice president chester arthur became the most powerful man in america. this in-depth biography of chester arthur is a fascinating look at a man who thrust unexpectedly into the highest political office exceeded expectations and left a lasting mark on history despite being diagnosed with a debilitating illnessshortly after assuming the presidency.

  • Isadora


    Birmant JulieOubrerie Clement (ILT)  著 SelfMadeHero 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    a graphic biography of the pioneering free-spirited “mother of modern dance in 1899 performing in the drawing rooms of london’s elite isadora duncan (1877–1927) was already laying the foundations for modern dance. her performances were visceral free-flowing and expressive; she danced barefoot. the 22-year-old from california was shattering the conventions of traditional ballet and in doing so enchanting high society. in isadora julie birmant and clément oubrerie capture the astonishing life and scandalous times of the so-called “mother of modern dance from her arrival in europe to her tragic death in 1927. this extraordinary graphic novel spans duncan’s meetings with auguste rodin and loie fuller her dazzling on-stage career and the development of a style of dance—inspired by natural forms and greek sculpture—that would become her enduring legacy.

  • Fried & Justified

    Fried & Justified

    Houghton Mick  著 Faber & Faber 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    a gonzo tour through the glory years of indie rock n’ roll and acid house by one of the best-loved characters in the music business.in 1980 mick houghton set up his own pr company brassneck publicity and for the next twenty years the list of his charges reads like a who who of some of the greatest most influential and most dysfunctional cult groups of the post-punk era and beyond ?the jesus and mary chain felt sonic youth the wedding present and spiritualized among them. in the 1990s houghton judiciously sidestepped the major trends in music ?baggy grunge and britpop and his reputation for attracting outsiders led to him working with artists as disparate as sun ra andrew oldham ken kesey bert jansch stereolab mercury rev and gorky zygotic mynci. keen to shed the britpop tag elastica approached houghton and succeeded by taking five years to complete their second album (justine frischmann thanked me for keeping them out of the press during that time).but the three acts houghton is most closely identified with are echo & the bunnymen (whose greatness stemmed from a conviction only to do what was spiritually correct which usually meant them being willfully stubborn) julian cope the teardrop explodes (one long evening of excess i spent with julian inspired the classic out of my mind on dope and speed) and the justified ancients of mu mu in all their guises (we arrived in a fleet of white stretch limos at a clearing in a surrey field where the k foundation was exhibiting a million pounds in cash while bill drummond and jimmy cauty circled the perimeters in two orange saracen armored vehicles blasting out abba money money money).between them these three groups played a significant part in shaping the musical landscape of the 1980s and 1990s and ?as confidant and co-conspirator ?houghton was always with them along the way carefully navigating the minefield of rivalries and contrasting fortunes. it is houghton’s indefatigable belief that it was always the music that came first and it is his knack of attracting so-called difficult and troubled artists that makes fried & justified such an amusing insightful and uplifting tale.

  • The Soul of Care

    The Soul of Care

    Kleinman Arthur  著 Viking Pr 出版 2019/9/17 出版

    a moving memoir and an extraordinary love story that shows how an expert physician became a family caregiver and learned why care is so central to all our lives and yet is at risk in today’s world.when dr. arthur kleinman an eminent harvard psychiatrist and social anthropologist began caring for his wife joan after she was diagnosed with early-onset alzheimer’s disease he found just how far the act of caregiving extended beyond the boundaries of medicine. in the soul of care: the education of a husband and doctor kleinman delivers a deeply humane and inspiring story of his life in medicine and his marriage to joan and he describes the practical emotional and moral aspects of caretaking. he also writes about the problems our society faces as medical technology advances and the cost of health care soars but caring for patients no longer seems important.caregiving is long hard unglamorous work--at moments joyous more often tedious sometimes agonizing but it is always rich in meaning. in the face of our current political indifference and the challenge to the health care system he emphasizes how we must ask uncomfortable questions of ourselves and of our doctors. to give care to be present for someone who needs us and to feel and show kindness are deep emotional and moral experiences enactments of our core values. the practice of caregiving teaches us what is most important in life and reveals the very heart of what it is to be human.