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Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781627791502
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 11th, 2022

A New York Times bestseller

In this triumphant memoir, Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize-winning coauthor of All the President’s Men and pioneer of investigative journalism, recalls his beginnings as an audacious teenage newspaper reporter in the nation’s capital—a winning tale of scrapes, gumshoeing, and American bedlam.


Lost & Found: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525512462
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Published: Random House - January 11th, 2022

An enduring account of joy and sorrow from one of the great writers of our time, The New Yorker’s Kathryn Schulz, winner of the Pulitzer Prize


Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393867978
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2022

“Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!”

This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children of immigrants receive on a daily basis. Go back where, exactly? Fremont, California, where he grew up, but is now an unaffordable place to live? Or Pakistan, the country his parents left behind a half-century ago?


Home in the World: A Memoir Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324091615
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Published: Liveright - January 25th, 2022

From Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen, a long-awaited memoir about home, belonging, inequality, and identity, recounting a singular life devoted to betterment of humanity.


In the Shadow of the Mountain: A Memoir of Courage Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250776747
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 1st, 2022

“In climbing the Seven Summits, Silvia Vasquez-Lavado did nothing less than take back her own life—one brave step at a time. She will inspire untold numbers of souls with this story, for her victory is a win on behalf of all of us.” —Elizabeth Gilbert


Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324020172
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 1st, 2022

One of Newsweek's Most Highly Anticipated New Books of 2021

Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in small-town America.


Silenced No More: Surviving My Journey to Hell and Back Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063213715
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Published: HarperOne - December 7th, 2021

For the first time ever, a survivor tells the shocking inside story of her time trapped in Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s alleged sex trafficking ring.


The Churchill Sisters: The Extraordinary Lives of Winston and Clementine's Daughters Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250272393
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Published: St. Martin's Press - December 7th, 2021

As complex in their own way as their Mitford cousins, Winston and Clementine Churchill’s daughters each had a unique relationship with their famous father. Rachel Trethewey's biography, The Churchill Sisters, tells their story.


New York's Finest: Stories of the NYPD and the Hero Cops Who Saved the City Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538764336
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Published: Twelve - December 7th, 2021

The gritty, true blue story of two remarkable cops and an equally extraordinary nurse who provided the spirit and smarts that transformed Fear City into the safest big city in America.

NEW YORK'S FINEST is the story of a city's transformation through the tireless efforts of Detective Steven McDonald, Nurse Justiniano, Jack Maple, and a host of hero cops—including th


Sea State: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063030831
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Published: Ecco - December 7th, 2021

A Recommended Read from: Vogue * USA Today * The Los Angeles Times * Publishers Weekly * The Week * Alma * Lit Hub

A stunning and brutally honest memoir that shines a light on what happens when female desire conflicts with a culture of masculinity in crisis


The Death of My Father the Pope: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374539160
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Published: MCD - December 7th, 2021

A man mourning his alcoholic father faces a paradox: to pay tribute, lay scorn upon, or pour a drink. A wrenching, dazzling, revelatory debut


I Am These Truths: A Memoir of Identity, Justice, and Living Between Worlds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062950833
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Published: HarperOne - December 21st, 2021

The Emmy Award-winning legal journalist and co-host of The View Sunny Hostin chronicles her journey from growing up in a South Bronx housing project to becoming an assistant U.S. attorney and journalist in this powerful memoir that offers an intimate and unique look at identity, intolerance, and injustice.