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A Sucky Love Story: Overcoming Unhappily Ever After

Brittani Louise Taylor · Post Hill Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What if falling in love meant almost losing everything?Where does a moderately popular internet star who never leaves her house look for potential suitors? Online. Tinder, Bumble, Match.com, OkCupid - I tried them all. My thirty-one-year-old self clicked and swiped her little heart out,...
 
 
Mean Dads for a Better America: The Generous Rewards of an Old-Fashioned Childhood

Tom Shillue · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the stand-up comedian and host of Fox News' humorous late-night talk show Red Eye, a nostalgic look back at his childhood and the simple American values that shaped his worldview - a portrait of growing up in 1970s America.As a comedian and the host of Red Eye, whip-smart funny...
 
 
Lennyball: A Memoir of Life on the Edge

Lenny Dykstra · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A TOP-TEN NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! AN INSTANT CLASSIC OF HUSSLE AND EXCESS ..."Tough, straight, upsetting, and strangely beautiful. ONE OF THE BEST SPORTS AUTOBIOGRAPHIES I'VE EVER READ. It comes from the heart." - Stephen King"THIS BOOK IS GOING TO BLOW YOUR MIND! Obviously...
 
 
Japanese Notebooks: A Journey to the Empire of Signs

IGORT. · CHRONICLE
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Japan is a place of special fascination for the acclaimed international comics creator Igort, who has visited and lived there more than 20 times, and worked in the country's manga industry for more than a decade. In this masterful new book - part graphic memoir, part cultural meditation...
 
 
Sixty Degrees North: Around the World in Search of Home

Malachy Tallack · Pegasus Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From the northern wilds of Greenland and Scotland to the far away reaches of Scandinavia and Siberia, a moving meditation on the allure of travel and the meaning of home.The sixtieth parallel marks a borderland between the northern and southern worlds. Wrapping itself around the lower reaches...
 
 
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

Suki Kim · Crown Pub
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland....
 
 
In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett

Tony Fletcher · Oxford University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Wilson Pickett was arguably the greatest male soul screamer of the 1960s and '70s. With a career spanning half a century, he sold millions of albums and tens of millions of singles, leaving a legacy of unforgettable hits, including "In the Midnight Hour," "Land of 1000 Dances,"...
 
 
The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life

Barbara Boxer · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"One goal of this memoir is to inspire people to fight for change. It takes what I call the Art of Tough and I've had to do it all my life."---Senator Barbara BoxerBarbara Boxer has made her mark, combining compassionate advocacy with scrappiness in a political career spanning...
 
 
Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances

LELAND MELVIN · Amistad
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success.Leland Melvin is the only...
 
 
Enemies in Love: A German POW, a Black Nurse, and an Unlikely Romance

Alexis Clark · The New Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Alexis Clark illuminates a whole corner of unknown World War II history." - Walter Isaacson, New York Times bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci "[A]n irresistible human story. . . . Clark's voice is engaging, and her tale universal." - Jon Meacham, Pulitzer...
 
 
The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria

Alia Malek · Nation Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

At the Arab Spring's hopeful start, Alia Malek returned to Damascus to reclaim her grandmother's apartment, which had been lost to her family since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1970. Its loss was central to her parent's decision to make their lives in America. In chronicling the people...
 
 
Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

Laura Visser-Maessen · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 456
Format: Print book

One of the most influential leaders in the civil rights movement, Robert Parris Moses was essential in making Mississippi a central battleground state in the fight for voting rights. As a leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) , Moses presented himself as a mere...