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Don't Give Your Heart to a Rambler: My Life with Jimmy Martin, the King of Bluegrass (Music in American Life)Trapped in Iran: A Mother's Desperate Journey to FreedomHold the RosesThe Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

44 Horrible Dates, Eddie Campbell (Sourcebooks)

A Mended and Broken Heart: The Life and Love of Saint Francis of Assisi, Wendy Murray (Perseus Books)

A Passionate Usefulness: The Life and Literary Labors of Hannah Adams, Gary D. Schmidt (University of Virginia Press)

African Photographer J. A. Green, Martha G. Anderson and Lisa Aronson, eds. (Indiana University Press)

American Casanova: The New Adventures of the Legendary Lover, Maxim Jakubowski (Thunder’s Mouth Press)

Anna’s Shtetl, Lawrence A. Coben (University of Alabama Press)

Arthur C. Clarke, Gary Westfahl (University of Illinois Press)

Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin’s Visionary Friends, Jack Fruchtman Jr. (Thunder’s Mouth Press)

Captured Fireflies: Truths, Mistakes, and Other Gifts of Teaching, Meredith Newlin (Realscolena Publishing)

Congratulations on Your Martyrdom!, Zachary Tyler Vickers (Indiana University Press)

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, and What If, Kenna Marriott (iUniverse)

Denial and Deception: An Insider’s View of the CIA from Iran-Contra to September 11, Melissa Boyle Mahle (Nation Books)

Don’t Give Your Heart to a Rambler: My Life with Jimmy Martin, the King of the Bluegrass, Barbara Martin Stephens (University of Illinois Press)

Dork Whore: A Totally True Account of My Travels through Asia as a Twenty-Year-Old Pseudovirgin, Iris Bahr (Bloomsbury USA)

Elizabeth Manning Hawthorne: A Life in Letters, ed. Cecile Anne de Rocher (University of Alabama Press)

General R. S. Ewell: Robert E. Lee’s Hesitant Commander, Paul D. Casdorph (University Press of Kentucky)

Hold the Roses: An Autobiography, Rose Marie (University Press of Kentucky)

How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism, Eileen Gavin (The Experiment)

Huey: Spirit of the Panther, David Hilliard with Keith and Kent Zimmerman (Nation Books)

If You Need Me I’ll Be Over There, Dave Madden (Indiana University Press)

In Search of the Greatest Golf Swing: Chasing the Legend of Mike Austin, Philip Reed (Carroll & Graf)

Inside of Time: My Journey from Alaska to Israel, Ruth Gruber (Carroll & Graf)

Kid in a Boxcar, Bob Elkins (forthcoming)

Leave the Dogs at Home, Claire Arbogast (Indiana University Press)

Life with Ben, Jessica Hagedorn (Create Space)

Love Junkie: A Memoir, Rachel Resnick (Bloomsbury USA)

Merchant of Illusion: James Rouse, American Salesman of the Businessman’s Utopia, Nicholas Dagen Bloom (Ohio State University Press)

Multicolor Memories of a Black Southern Girl, Kitty Oliver (University Press of Kentucky)

My Life As It Was, Esther Lucky (Aardvark Global Publishing)

My Three Fathers: And the Elegant Deception of My Mother, Susan Mary Alsop, William Patten (Perseus Books)

Never Stop Pushing: My Life from a Wyoming Farm to the Olympic Medals Stand, Rulon Gardner with Bob Schaller (Carroll & Graf)

Pere Marie-Benoit and Jewish Rescue: How a French Priest Together with Jewish Friends Saved Thousands during the Holocaust, Susan Zuccotti (Indiana University Press)

Rare Birds: An American Family, Dan Bessie (University Press of Kentucky)

Samuel Johnson: The Struggle, Jeffrey Meyers (Perseus Books)

The Barrymores: Hollywood’s First Family, Carol Stein Hoffman (University Press of Kentucky)

The Comeback: Seven Women Who Went from Career to Family and Back Again (Bloomsbury USA)

The Crazy, Wonderful Things Kids Say: Tales from the Singing Pediatrician, Arnold L. Tanis (Indiana University Press)

The Days of Our Lives: The True Story of One Family’s Dream and the Untold History of Days of our Lives, Ken Corday (Sourcebooks)

The Dead Janitors Club: Pathetically True Tales of a Crime Scene Cleanup King, Jeff Klima (Sourcebooks)

The Inferno: A Southern Morality Tale, Joseph B. Ingle

The Interwoven Lives of Sigmund, Anna, and W. Ernest Freud: Three Generations of Psychoanalysis, Daniel Benveniste (forthcoming)

The Life and Photography of Doris Ulmann, Philip Walker Jacobs (University Press of Kentucky)

The Magic Box, Paula Dunbar

The Postcard Killer: The True Story of America’s First Serial Killer and the Policemen Who Brought Him Down, Vance McLaughlin (Carroll & Graf)

The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen, Peter J. Bailey (University Press of Kentucky)

The Towering World of Jimmy Choo, Lauren Goldstein Crowe and Sagra Maceira de Rosen (Bloomsbury USA)

There’s a Porcupine in My Outhouse: Misadventures of a Mountain-Man Wannabe, Michael Tougias (Potomac Books/Brassey’s)

This Hallowed Ground, Colin Rafferty (Indiana University Press)

To the Edge and Back: The Story of Olympic Snowboarder and Organ Transplant Survivor Chris Klug, Chris Klug with Steve Jackson (Carroll & Graf)

Trapped in Iran, Samieh Hezari (Indiana University Press)

Umbrella Mike and the Unholy Alliance, Brock Yates (Thunder’s Mouth Press/Nation Books)

Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, and Oscar, and Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night, and One Woman’s Quest to Become a Mother, Peggy Orenstein (Bloomsbury USA)


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