Biography & Memoir
Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2020 by Buzzfeed, Library Journal, The Millions, and The Rumpus
Effortlessly blending biography, criticism, and memoir, National Book Award–winning poet and best-selling memoirist Mark Doty explores his personal quest for Walt Whitman.
"A gut-wrenching story told with honesty, restraint, and dignity." —Ha Jin, National Book Award-winning author of Waiting
Chanrithy Him felt compelled to tell of surviving life under the Khmer Rouge in a way "worthy of the suffering which I endured as a child."
How does one cope with overwhelming grief?
New York Times Book Review • "The Best Books to Give This Year"A shattering new biography of rock music’s most outrageous—and tragic—genius.
Publishers Weekly • Best Books of the Year (Nonfiction)
The story of Oscar Wilde's 1882 American tour explains how this quotable literary eminence became famous for being famous.