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Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir

Lacy Crawford - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

A riveting, lucid memoir of a young woman's struggle to regain her sense of self after trauma, and the efforts by a powerful New England boarding school to silence her--at any cost When the elite St. Paul's School recently came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual...
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Saint Patrick Retold: The Legend and History of Ireland's Patron Saint

Roy Flechner - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

A gripping biography that brings together the most recent research to shed provocative new light on the life of Saint PatrickSaint Patrick was, by his own admission, a controversial figure. Convicted in a trial by his elders in Britain and hounded by rumors that he settled in Ireland for financial...
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Hollywood Park: A Memoir

Mikel Jollett - Celadon Books
Format: Hardcover

"Mikel Jollett, the front man of indie band Airborne Toxic Event, chronicles his tumultuous life. Jollett was born into one of the country's most infamous cults and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction and emotional abuse. What comes through the pages is a story...
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Sidney Lumet: A Life

Maura Spiegel - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

The first-ever biography of the seminal American director whose remarkable life traces a line through American entertainment historyAcclaimed as the ultimate New York movie director, Sidney Lumet began his astonishing five-decades-long directing career with the now classic 12 Angry Men,...
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Names for Light: A Family History

Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint - Graywolf Press
Format: Paperback

Names for Light traverses time and memory to weigh three generations of a family's history against a painful inheritance of postcolonial violence and racism. In spare, lyric paragraphs framed by white space, Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint explores home, belonging, and identity by revisiting...
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Becoming Superman: My Journey From Poverty to Hollywood

J. Michael Straczynski - Harper Voyager
Format: Hardcover

With an introduction by Neil Gaiman!In this dazzling memoir, the acclaimed writer behind Babylon 5, Sense8, Clint Eastwood's Changeling and Marvel's Thor reveals how the power of creativity and imagination enabled him to overcome the horrors of his youth and a dysfunctional family haunted...
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One Day You'll Thank Me: Lessons from an Unexpected Fatherhood

David McGlynn - Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

"McGlynn's trek through young parenthood -- missteps, brawls, avalanches, and all -- is as entertaining and shrewd as any book I've read in some time." -- James McManus, author of Positively Fifth Street A fresh and funny family portrait that captures the joys, moral...
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The Book of Atlantis Black: The Search for a Sister Gone Missing

Betsy Bonner - Tin House Books
Format: Hardcover

Reminiscent of Alex Marzano-Lesnevich's The Fact of a Body and Robert Kolker's Lost Girls, with equal parts memoir and true crime, The Book of Atlantis Black will have you questioning facts, rooting for secrets, and asking what it means to know the truth.A young woman is found dead...
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Smile: The Story of a Face

Sarah Ruhl - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

With a play opening on Broadway, and every reason to smile, Sarah Ruhl has just survived a high-risk pregnancy when she discovers the left side of her face is completely paralyzed. She is assured that 90 percent of Bell's palsy patients see spontaneous improvement and experience a full...
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Betty & Friends: My Life at the Zoo

Betty White - Putnam Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Americas sweetheart, impassioned lifelong animal welfare advocate, and New York Times-bestselling author Betty White offers intimate and funny stories about her animal friends at the zoo, enhanced by gorgeous four-color photographs. ,
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