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Heavy: An American Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501125669
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Published: Scribner - March 5th, 2019

*Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The New York Times Critics*

In this powerful, provocative, and universally lau


The Real Wallis Simpson: A New History of the American Divorcée Who Became the Duchess of Windsor Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501198441
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Published: Atria Books - March 5th, 2019

Wallis Simpson is known as the woman at the center of the most scandalous love affair of the 20th century, but in this surprising new biography, bestselling author Anna Pasternak redeems a women wronged by history with new information revealed by those who were close to the couple—presenting Wallis as a convenient scapegoat to rid England of a king deemed unworthy to rule.


Tears of Salt: A Doctor's Story of the Refugee Crisis Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393356557
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 19th, 2019

Situated more than one hundred miles off Italy's southern coast, the rocky island of Lampedusa has hit world headlines in recent years as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees fleeing civil war and terrorism and hoping to make a new life in Europe. Dr.


Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525533283
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 19th, 2019

The remarkable story of John Marshall who, as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States.


The Salt Path: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134114
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Published: Penguin Books - March 5th, 2019

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARD

The true story of a couple who lost everything and embarked on a transformative journey walking the South West Coast Path in England


Solitary Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802129086
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Published: Grove Press - March 12th, 2019

Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement--in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana--all for a crime he did not commit. That Albert Woodfox survived was, in itself, a feat of extraordinary endurance against the violence and deprivation he faced daily.


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Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385354134
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Published: Knopf - February 5th, 2019

The little-known story of remarkable First Lady Sarah Polk--a brilliant master of the art of high politics and a crucial but unrecognized figure in the history of American feminism.


Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316505116
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Published: Hachette Books - January 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.


Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison—Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062691576
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Published: Anthony Bourdain/Ecco - January 22nd, 2019

“An important story. Harrowing, and suspenseful, yes—but it’s also a deep dive into a complex and egregiously misunderstood country with two very different faces. There is no better time to know more about Iran—and Jason Rezaian has seen both of those faces.”
   — Anthony Bourdain


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Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393651645
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 12th, 2019

When aspiring violinist Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman lands a job with a professional ensemble in New York City, she imagines she has achieved her lifelong dream. But the ensemble proves to be a sham. When the group "performs," the microphones are never on. Instead, the music blares from a CD.


Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062416070
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Published: Ecco - February 5th, 2019

A new, brash, and unexpected view of the president we thought we knew, from the bestselling author of Astoria


The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399179013
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 29th, 2019

Inspired by her transgender son, activist Jodie Patterson explores identity, gender, race, and authenticity to tell the real-life story of a family’s history and transformation.


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