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Fierce Attachments: A Memoir

Vivian Gornick · Farrar
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence. There have been numerous books about mother and daughter, but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly or as ruthlessly. Gornick's groundbreaking...
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Maya Angelou · Random House
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback

A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the dignity and courage of black men and women,...
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Haruki Murakami · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 179
Format: Book

In 1982, having sold his jazz bar to devote himself to writing, Murakami began running to keep fit. A year later, he'd completed a solo course from Athens to Marathon, and now, after dozens of such races, not to mention triathlons and a dozen critically acclaimed books, he reflects upon...
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How to Grow Up: A Memoir

Michelle Tea · Plume
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

A gutsy, wise memoir-in-essays from a writer praised as "impossible to put down" (People) As an aspiring young writer in San Francisco, Michelle Tea lived in a scuzzy communal house; she drank, smoked, snorted anything she got her hands on; she toiled for the minimum wage;...
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My Brother

Jamaica Kincaid · Farrar
Pages: 197
Format: Paperback

Jamaica Kincaid's brother Devon Drew died of AIDS on January 19, 1996, at the age of thirty-three. Kincaid's incantatory, poetic, and often shockingly frank recounting of her brother's life and death is also a story of her family on the island of Antigua, a constellation centered on the powerful,...
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Don't Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine · Graywolf Press
Pages: 155
Format: Book

In this powerful sequence of TV images and essay, Claudia Rankine explores the personal and political unrest of our volatile new centuryI forget things too. It makes me sad. Or it makesme the saddest. The sadness is not really aboutGeorge W. or our American optimism; thesadness lives in the recognition...
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Annie Dillard · HarperCollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The Pulitzer Prize-winning work by the author whom The Boston Globe called "one of the most distinctive voices in American letters today."
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This Boy's Life: A Memoir

Tobias Wolff · Grove Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

This unforgettable memoir, by one of our most gifted writers, introduces us to the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning. Separated by divorce from his father and brother, Toby and his mother are constantly on the move, yet they develop...
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Night

Elie Wiesel · Easton Press
Pages: 154
Format: Paperback

Alert: This product may be shipped with or without the inclusion of the Oprah Book Club sticker. Please note that regardless of the cover, the books are identical. Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager...
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