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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy

SHERYL SANDBERG · Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Best SellerFrom Facebook's COO and Wharton's top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life's inevitable setbacks. After the sudden...
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, "nothing short of spectacular" (Entertainment Weekly) memoir...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBook Club Pick for Now Read This, from PBS NewsHour and The New York Times "A coming-of-age memoir reminiscent...
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The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder

Carolyn Murnick · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 244
Format: Hardcover

Recommended by NPR, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, New York Magazine, New York Post, and Bustle A gripping memoir of friendship with a tragic twist - two childhood best friends diverge as young adults, one woman is brutally murdered and the other is determined to uncover the truth...
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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

LUCY WORSLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity,...
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Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story

CECILE RICHARDS · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble From Cecile Richards - president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Washington, and a "heroine...
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All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir

NICOLE CHUNG · Catapult
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection An Official Junior Library Guild Selection An ABA Indies Introduce Selection "This book moved me to my very core. As in all her writing, Nicole Chung speaks eloquently and honestly about her own personal story, then widens her aperture...
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The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

David Jaher · Crown Publishers, 2015.
Pages: 436
Format: Print book

History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal.The 1920s are famous as the golden age of jazz and glamour, but it was also...
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The Comfort Food Diaries

Emily Nunn · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Elizabeth Gilbert and Ruth Reichl, former New Yorker editor Emily Nunn chronicles her journey to heal old wounds and find comfort in the face of loss through travel, home-cooked food, and the company of friends and family.One life-changing night, reeling from her beloved...
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The Traveling Feast: On the Road and At the Table With America's Finest Writers

RICK BASS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Part Blue Highways, part Tuesdays with Morrie, part Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, an epic pilgrimage by acclaimed author Rick Bass, "an American classic" (Newsweek) , to honor and thank his heroes "A literary titan."--New York Times Book Review "A...
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I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

Joanna Connors · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"This is it. My rape. I knew it was coming. Every woman knows. And now here it is. My turn."When Joanna Connors was thirty years old on assignment for the Cleveland Plain Dealer to review a play at a college theater, she was held at knife point and raped by a stranger who had grown...
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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Frances Mayes · Crown; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life.The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes...
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Becoming

Michelle Obama · Crown
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American...
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I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood's Legendary Actresses

Robert Wagner · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Film and television actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner's memoir of the great women movie stars he has known. In a career that has spanned more than sixty years Robert Wagner has witnessed the twilight of the Golden Age of Hollywood and the rise of television, becoming...
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Untitled Memoir

STEPHEN CARTER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author delves into his past and discovers the inspiring story of his grandmother's extraordinary life She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in New York...
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