MEMOIR & BIOGRAPHY
FINDING MAÑANA: A Memoir of a Cuban Exodus
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, a vibrant, moving memoir of one family’s life in Cuba and their wrenching departure.
“[An] impressive evocation of growing up in Havana....[A] wonderful memoir.”— The New York Times. “Ojito melds the personal
with the political in a moving account of her family’s departure
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-303660-9 • $16.00
mEmoiR & bioGRAPhY
flying Kicks, buddhist monks, and the Legend
of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China
Laced with humor and illuminated by cultural insight, American
Shaolin is an unforgettable coming-of-age story of one man’s journey into the ancient art of kung fu—and a poignant portrait of a
rapidly changing China. “A wonderful true-life story with profound, behind-the-headlines observations about Chinese life.”—
Gotham • 384 pp. • 978-1-59240-337-0 • $15.00
my mother, my Grandmother, and me
This lyrical, bittersweet debut memoir about a girl born in Australia just one month after her parents fled Cambodia is a moving,
vivid journey about identity and acceptance that tells of the tender
but fraught relationships between three generations of women trying to live the Australian dream without losing themselves. “Alice
Pung is a gem. Her voice is the real thing.”—Amy Tan.
Plume • 288 pp. • 978-0-452-29000-6 • $15.00
Paul Rusesabagina and Tom Zoellner
AN ORDINARY MAN
The remarkable life story of the man whose shared humanity during the Rwandan genocide inspired the film Hotel Rwanda. “
Rus-esabagina...weaves his country’s history with his personal history
into a rich narrative that attempts to explain the unexplainable....
The book’s emotional power comes from his understatement and
humility.”—The Boston Globe. “Rusesabagina’s story of survival
amid manic slaughter is as awful as it is gripping.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-303860-3 • $14.00
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OBIT: Inspiring Stories of Ordinary
People Who Led Extraordinary Lives
“You probably won’t have heard of any of the people eulogized in
Obit, but they will remind you of the variety of humans on earth
and the absolute certainty that no matter how powerful a personality, eventually the body goes, and that what remains stays not only
in people’s hearts, but in their stories.”—Chicago Sun-Times.
Penguin • 256 pp. • 978-0-14-311383-6 • $14.00
Also available: Final Salute, see p. 45