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Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven

Susan Jane Gilman - Grand Central
Format: Print book

They were young, brilliant, and bold. They set out to conquer the world. But the world had other plans for them. Bestselling author Susan Jane Gilman's new memoir is a hilarious and harrowing journey, a modern heart of darkness filled with Communist operatives, backpackers, and pancakes....
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Beautiful Unbroken: One Nurse's Life

Mary Jane Nealon - Graywolf Press; Original edition
Format: Paperback

An unflinching memoir by a working nurseAs a child, Mary Jane Nealon dreams of growing up to become a saint or, failing that, a nurse. She idolizes Clara Barton, Kateri Tekakwitha, and Molly Pitcher, whose biographies she reads and rereads. But by the time she follows her calling to nursing...
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The Bold World: A Memoir of Family and Transformation

Jodie Patterson - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by her transgender son, activist Jodie Patterson explores identity, gender, race, and authenticity to tell the story of a family's history and transformation. As an African American growing up on Manhattan's Upper West Side in the 1970s, when neighborhoods defined people, Jodie...
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Autumn

Karl Ove Knausgaard
Format: eBook

The New York Times bestseller."This book is full of wonders...Loose teeth, chewing gum, it all becomes noble, almost holy, under Knausgaard's patient, admiring gaze. The world feels repainted." - The New York TimesFrom the author of the monumental My Struggle...
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Freedom: My Book of Firsts

Jaycee Lee Dugard - Simon & Schuster
Format: Print book

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own.When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old,...
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Gomorrah

Roberto Saviano - Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking major bestseller in Italy, Gomorrah is Roberto Saviano's gripping nonfiction account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network with a large international reach and stakes in construction, high fashion, illicit drugs, and toxic-waste...
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Kardashian Konfidential

Kourtney Kardashian - St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Confessions of life as a Kardashian sister - stuffed with family stories, advice, beauty tips and exclusive gorgeous full color photos, personal snapshots and the inside scoop on their life growing up into the gorgeous Dash Dolls The stars of not one but two #1 reality television shows,...
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Lily's Promise: Holding On to Hope Through Auschwitz and Beyond?A Story for All Generations

Lily Ebert - ?HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

"Utterly compelling, heartbreaking, truthful and yet redemptive . . . a testimony of irrepressible spirit and an unforgettable family chronicle. I couldn't stop reading it." - Simon Sebag MontefioreIn this life-affirming intergenerational memoir, Lily Ebert, a Holocaust survivor,...
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Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Anjan Sundaram - Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.
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