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A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in the Trash

Alexander Masters · Farrar
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Alexander Masters, the bestselling author of Stuart: A Life Backwards, asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heapIn 2001, 148 tattered and mold-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a skip on a building site in Cambridge....
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Tell Me Everything You Don't Remember: The Stroke That Changed My Life

Christine Hyung-Oak Lee · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A memoir of reinvention after a stroke at thirty-three, based on the author's viral Buzzfeed essayChristine Hyung-Oak Lee woke up with a headache on New Year's Eve 2006. By that afternoon, she saw the world - quite literally - upside down. By New Year's Day, she was unable to form...
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Marrow: A Love Story

Elizabeth Lesser · Harperwave
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open returns with a visceral and profound memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant - one the donor and one the recipient - begin a quest for acceptance, authenticity, and most of all, love.A mesmerizing and courageous...
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Forging a President: How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt

William Hazelgrove · Regnery History
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"There are few sensations I prefer to that of galloping over these rolling limitless prairies, with rifle in hand, or winding my way among the barren, fantastic and grimly picturesque deserts of the so-called Bad Lands." - Theodore RooseveltHe was born a city boy in Manhattan;...
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Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince

Lisa Hilton · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A new portrait that casts the queen as she saw herself: not as an exceptional woman, but as an exceptional ruler Queen Elizabeth I was all too happy to play on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her "weak and feeble woman's body" to do so for political gain. But in Elizabeth,...
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Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice

Mary Robinson · Walker & Company; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the most inspiring women of our age, Mary Robinson has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world, becoming a powerful and influential voice for human rights around the globe. Displaying a gift for storytelling and remembrance, Robinson reveals, in Everybody Matters, what lies behind...
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Dadland

Keggie Carew · Atlantic Monthly
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. For most of her adult life, Keggie was kept at arm's length from her father's personal history, but when she is invited to join him for the sixtieth anniversary of the Jedburghs...
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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

Kai Bird · Random House Inc
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird's compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history - a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West. On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded...
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The Opposite of Woe: My Life in Beer and Politics

John W Hickenlooper · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The maverick (and very funny) governor of Colorado tells his story, from early loss to college on the ten-year plan, to remarkable business and political success In just over a decade, John Hickenlooper has gone from brew pub entrepreneur to governor of Colorado, hailed by political...
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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story

Barbara Leaming · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller!The untold story of how one woman's life was changed forever in a matter of seconds by a horrific trauma.Barbara Leaming's extraordinary and deeply sensitive biography is the first book to document Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis'...
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Down City: A Daughter's Story of Love, Memory, and Murder

Leah Carroll · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

Like James Ellroy's, My Dark Places, DOWN CITY is a gripping narrative built of memory and reportage, and Leah Carroll's portrait of Rhode Island is sure to take a place next Mary Karr's portrayal of her childhood in East Texas and David Simon's gritty Baltimore. Leah Carroll's mother,...
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My Own Words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 - a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture.My Own Words is a selection...
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The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy's Journey into Manhood

Kevin Powell · Atria Books
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

In the spirit of Piri Thomas's Down These Mean Streets and Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, this powerful memoir by writer and activist Kevin Powell vividly recounts the horrific poverty of his youth, his struggles to overcome a legacy of anger, violence, and self-hatred,...
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BRAVE

ROSE MCGOWAN · HarperOne
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowanA revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generationsRose McGowan...
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M Train

Patti Smith · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

National Best Seller From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as "a roadmap to my life."...
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