White House Chef: Eleven Years, Two Presidents, One Kitchen by Walter Scheib and Andrew Friedman. Walter Scheib serves up a taste--in stories and recipes--of his eleven years as White House chef under Presidents Clinton and Bush.
My Notorious Life by Kate Manning. Set in gritty New York City in the last half of the nineteenth century, My Notorious Life is a vibrant portrait of Axie Muldoon, a plucky orphan who becomes a successful and controversial midwife.
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Cris…From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class
Dear Gloria is the diary of a Japanese teenager, Toneko Kimura, written in the form of letters to her childhood best friend Gloria Goodman. Toneko started the diary after leaving America, where she had been living since she was five years old. The impending war led many Japanese nationals to return "home," although it was a barely remembered home for Toneko.