Originally published in Hebrew in 1944, this fascinating and moving account may well be the first memoir of the Holocaust.
Offers a portrait of India as seen through the eyes of a sensitive, sharp-eyed, and witty young scholar in the early 1960s.
A time capsule of a classic Italian American neighborhood, told in the voices of its inhabitants.
Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.
The intellectual autobiography of a leading scholar in the field of African American Studies.
Can a person born outside of Italy be considered Italian?
The intellectual autobiography of a leading figure in the field of Latin American philosophy.
Recounts the true story of an entrepreneurial woman who succeeded in a male-dominated industry in the twentieth century.
A father’s personal and intimate account of his Filipino and Alaska Native family’s experiences, and his search for how to help his children overcome the effects of historical and contemporary oppression.
A rare nineteenth-century journal of an everyday woman richly infused with the minutiae of antebellum daily life and work.
Presents and expands upon Roosevelt’s daily nautical log as he was trying to regain the use of his polio-damaged legs.
Explores how memoirs of widowhood can help us understand the reality of bereavement and the critical role of writing and reading in recovery.
More stories of the outsized and the ordinary from the editor and publisher of Dan’s Papers.
An intimate group portrait of contemporary Hudson Valley writers.
A father and son travel across North America in a pick-up truck--talking, laughing, fighting, and bonding.
A funny, tragic, garlicky chronicle of growing up on the wrong side of the tracks in Central New York.
An award-winning African-American historian and novelist takes the reader on an exciting journey from a segregated Philadephia childhood in the 1930's to mid-century Paris, Moscow, Cambridge, and Manhattan.
The first full-length biography of America’s youngest, and perhaps most underrated, First Lady.
A lively and intimate selection of letters on life, literature, and art from one of America’s finest prose stylists.
An account of an ordinary young woman coming of age in the "Burned-Over District" of Western New York during the Second Great Awakening.
A love story entwined with a philosophic quest.
An insider’s account of how the Washington Post broke the Watergate story, depicting the tensions, challenges, and personal conflicts that were overcome as it laid bare the criminal wrongdoings of the Nixon administration.
A story of loss and survival.
A 1960s Bronx tomboy learns how to survive her brutal but humorous Italian family and all the rest that life throws her. The harder you hit the pavement, the higher you fly.