MEMOIR & BIOGRAPHY
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.
Penguin • 224 pp. • 978-0-14-303860-3 • $14.00
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Jesse A. Saperstein
Life with asperger’s in 20 1/3 Chapters
The poignant, funny, and truly unique observations of a young
writer diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome. “With a voice as
keen and honest as any I’ve ever had the pleasure of reading, Jesse
Saperstein cracks open the underbelly of life with Asperger’s, mesmerizing readers with a tale that is as fabulously incorrigible as it is
strikingly compelling.”—liane Holliday Willey, author of
Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Perigee • 240 pp. • 978-0-399-53572-7 • $14.00
you don’t looK liKe Anyone i Know
An unusual and uncommonly moving family memoir, with a twist
that gives new meaning to hindsight, insight, and forgiveness. “A
powerfully moving account of childhood lost and regained, while
grappling with the perils of face blindness, a rare condition that,
even at the best of times, can create a confusing sensory masquerade.”—Diane Ackerman, author of Dawn Light.
Riverhead • 368 pp. • 978-1-59448-773-6 • $25.95
MEMoIR & BIogRaPhY
the meAning of mAtthew
My Son’s Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed
The mother of Matthew Shepard shares her story about her son’s
death and the choice she made to become an international gay-rights activist. “Shepard…speaks frankly, as a mother and an activist with a wincingly simple message, ‘Go home, give your kids a
hug, and don’t let a day go by without telling them that you love
them.’”—San Franscisco Chronicle.
Plume • 288 pp. • 978-0-452-29638-1 • $14.00
JuSt don’t fAll
a hilariously True Story of Childhood, Cancer, amputation,
Romantic Yearning, Truth, and olympic greatness
“Josh Sundquist has not only written an inspirational memoir
about elegantly and deftly triumphing over adversity, but he has
also written a fascinating and hilarious one...incredible energy...
moving and deeply affecting.”—Isabel Gillies, author of Happens
Penguin • 336 pp. • 978-0-14-311878-7 •$16.00
Available December 2010
a 2011 FYE CoNFERENCE SPEaKER
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