Memoir Spotlight (1/13/21)

Take a dive into memoirs with the story of three military brothers, an exploration of some of the country’s oldest wounds, a personal search into the ups and downs of youth sports, and an irreverent account about living a big and authentic life.

THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their Marine Brother Became a War’s Sole Survivor by Beau Wise and Tom Sileo

“The moving tale of three brothers determined to fight for the U.S. after 9/11. In this unforgettable narrative, we follow the close-knit Wise brothers, all of whom heard the call to serve and answered it.”–Booklist, starred review

ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause by Ty Seidule

“Seidule openly confronts his own indifference to racism, and this absorbing book will be of value to anyone interested in how history informs our present.”–Library Journal, starred review

PEE WEES: Confessions of a Hockey Parent by Rich Cohen

“Memoirist Cohen (SWEET AND LOW) scores with this heartfelt account of watching—and agonizing over—his 11-year-old son’s season playing kids’ competitive hockey…Cohen’s soulful, poignant examination is a winning testament to the ways parents often live for—and through—their children.”–Publishers Weekly

BEVELATIONS: Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie by Bevy Smith

“Fashion and beauty editor at Vibe, then Rolling Stone, the high-powered Smith collapsed in tears one day and, as Bevelations explains, completely remade her life.”–Library Journal, Pre-Pub Alert

THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their Marine Brother Became a War’s Sole Survivor by Beau Wise and Tom Sileo; 9781250253446; available now.
ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause by Ty Seidule; 9781250239266; available 1/26/21.
PEE WEES: Confessions of a Hockey Parent by Rich Cohen; 9780374268015; available now.
BEVELATIONS: Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie by Bevy Smith; 9781250311788; available now.

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