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Go Back to Where You Came From: And Other Helpful Recommendations on How to Become American

Wajahat Ali - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

"Go back to where you came from, you terrorist!"This is just one of the many warm, lovely, and helpful tips that Wajahat Ali and other children of immigrants receive on a daily basis. Go back where, exactly? Fremont, California, where he grew up, but is now an unaffordable place...
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Through a Glass, Darkly: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the Quest to Solve the Greatest Mystery of All

STEFAN BECHTEL - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

After the American Civil War, while bodies still littered battlefields, the movement known as Spiritualism began to sweep across America as thousands of people, mostly from shock and grief, tried to make contact with the recently departed. The movement captivated Europe as well, especially...
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The Nine: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany

Gwen Strauss - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"." -- "A , story of resilience, friendship and survival. The story of Women's resistance during World War II needs to be told and The Nine accomplishes this in spades." -- Heather Morris, New York Times bestselling author of Cilka's JourneyThe Nine follows...
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If Only You People Could Follow Directions: A Memoir

Jessica Hendry Nelson - Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

If Only You People Could Follow Directions is a spellbinding debut by Jessica Hendry Nelson. In linked autobiographical essays, Nelson has reimagined the memoir with her thoroughly original voice, fearless writing, and hypnotic storytelling. At its center, the book is the story of three...
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The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler's U-boats

William Geroux - Viking
Format: Print book

"Vividly drawn and emotionally gripping." - Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the BoatOne of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II: the U-boat assault off the American coast against the men of the U.S. Merchant Marine...
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Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women's Pain

Abby Norman - Nation Books
Format: Hardcover

For any woman who has experienced illness, chronic pain, or endometriosis comes an inspiring memoir advocating for recognition of women's health issuesIn the fall of 2010, Abby Norman's strong dancer's body dropped forty pounds and gray hairs began to sprout from her temples. She was repeatedly...
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House Lessons: Renovating a Life

Bauermeister, Erica - SASQUATCH BOOKS

Have you ever fallen in love against all odds? Discover what happens when a house has its own lessons to teach in this moving and insightful memoir that ultimately shows us how to make our homes (and lives) better. In this mesmerizing memoir-in-essays, New York Times bestselling author...
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If at Birth You Don't Succeed: My Adventures with Disaster and Destiny

Zach Anner - Henry Holt and Company
Format: Print book

"Hilarious and inspiring, Anner has made a life filled with fans, love, and Internet fame -- reminding us that disability is no match for dreams." -- People (Book of the Week) "Zach Anner is way more than an inspirational figure for anyone who has ever felt impossibly...
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Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the Wilderness on Foot

Sarah Marquis - Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

One woman 10,000 miles on foot 6 countries 8 pairs of hiking boots 3,000 cups of tea 1,000 days and nights "The only way to survive three years of walking was to embrace the moment of now." -- from Wild by Nature Not since Cheryl Strayed gifted us with her adventure on the Pacific...
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Hitler's Art Thief: Hildebrand Gurlitt, the Nazis, and the Looting of Europe's Treasures

Susan Ronald - St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

The world was stunned when eighty-year old Cornelius Gurlitt became an international media superstar in November 2013 on the discovery of over 1,400 artworks in his 1,076 square-foot Munich apartment, valued at around $1.35 billion. Gurlitt became known as a man who never was - he didn't...
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