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Leaving Before the Rains Come

Alexandra Fuller · Penguin Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller"One of the gutsiest memoirs I've ever read. And the writing--oh my god the writing." --Entertainment Weekly A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter of two deeply complicated parents, Alexandra Fuller is no stranger to pain. But the disintegration of Fuller's...
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Scalia: A Court of One

Bruce Allen Murphy · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 644
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be "right" rather than influential.Antonin Scalia knew only success in the first fifty years of his life. His sterling academic and legal...
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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Bill Bryson · Doubleday
Pages: 497
Format: Book

From one of the most beloved authors of our time more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. Houses aren t refuges from history. They are where history ends up. Bill Bryson and his family...
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Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Barney Frank · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick accent become one of the most effective (and funniest) politicians of our time?Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, the fourteen-year-old Barney Frank made two vital discoveries about himself: he was attracted to government,...
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Perfectly Miserable: Guilt, God and Real Estate in a Small Town

Sarah Payne Stuart · Riverhead Hardcover
Format: Book

A wryly comic memoir that examines the pillars of New England WASP culture—class, history, family, money, envy, perfection, and, of course, real estate—through the lens of mothers and daughters. At eighteen, Sarah Payne Stuart fled her mother and all the other disapproving mothers...
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A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog That Unlocked His World

Nuala Gardner · Sourcebooks
Format: Book

Now a New York Times Bestseller!"The incredible story of a family with an autistic son, Dale, who conquers his disability thanks to the special bond he forms with Henry, a golden retriever puppy ... This is a fascinating and inspiring real-life account."-Woman & HomeA Friend Like...
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Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade

Walter Kirn · W W Norton & Co Inc
Pages: 255
Format: Hardcover

A Slate, San Francisco Chronicle, Amazon, and BookPage Best Book of 2014 A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014 An In Cold Blood for our time, a chilling, compulsive story of a writer unwittingly caught in the wake of a grifter-turned-murderer. In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn - then...
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Picnic in Provence: A Memoir with Recipes

Elizabeth Bard · Back Bay Books Little Brn, 2016.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Escape to Provence this summer with the "brave, funny" sequel to Elizabeth Bard's bestselling Lunch in Paris (Diane Johnson) .Ten years ago, New Yorker Elizabeth Bard followed a handsome Frenchman up a spiral staircase to a love nest in the heart of Paris. Now, with a baby...
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Elsewhere: A memoir

Richard Russo · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

After eight commanding works of fiction, the Pulitzer Prize winner now turns to memoir in a hilarious, moving, and always surprising account of his life, his parents, and the upstate New York town they all struggled variously to escape.Anyone familiar with Richard Russo's acclaimed...
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Scribe: My Life in Sports

Bob Ryan · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Ever since he joined the sports department of the Boston Globe in 1968, sports enthusiasts have been blessed with the writing and reporting of Bob Ryan. Tony Kornheiser calls him the quintessential American sportswriter. For the past twenty-five years, he has also been a regular on various...
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Good Grief: Life in a Tiny Vermont Village

Ellen Stimson · Countryman Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An Endless Vacation Becomes a Way of Life! One vacation changed everything. Ellen Stimson and her husband had such a wonderful time in Vermont that they wondered what living there would really be like. “What if we stayed here . . . forever?” So began the series of adventures...
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