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A Dog Called Hope: A Wounded Warrior and the Service Dog Who Saved Him

Jason Morgan · Atria Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Lone Survivor meets Marley & Me in this inspiring buddy memoir of an extraordinary service dog whose enduring love brought a wounded soldier back to life.A decade ago, Special Forces warrior Jason Morgan parachuted into the Central American jungle on an anti-narcotics raid. He'd served...
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Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival

Jeffrey Gettleman · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize - winning New York Times journalist, comes a memoir about finding love and finding a calling in one of the most violent yet most beautiful places in the world.A seasoned war correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has covered every major conflict over the past...
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Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM

Waris Dirie · Virago
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Waris Dirie, the Somalia nomad who became a supermodel, and an anti-FGM activist, first came to the world's attention with the publication of her autobiography, Desert Flower. The book was subsequently made into a film and little Safa Nour, from one of the slums of Djibouti in the Horn...
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Out of Line: A Life of Playing with Fire

Barbara Lynch · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Blood, Bones, & Butter meets A Devil in the Kitchen in this funny, fierce, and poignant memoir by world-renowned chef, restaurateur, and Top Chef judge Barbara Lynch, recounting her rise from a hard-knocks South Boston childhood to culinary stardom.Celebrated chef Barbara Lynch credits...
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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M Lucey · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Sargent's Women has a distinct elegance and potency -- Lucey's writing propels you forward, straight to the heart of the story, along the vibrant ties that linked this fascinating artist to the women he made infamous." -- Christene Barberich, global editor-in-chief and cofounder,...
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Morningstar: Growing Up With Books

ANN HOOD · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 186
Format: Hardcover

A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author.In her admired works of fiction, including the recent The Book That Matters Most, Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. Now, with warmth and honesty, Hood reveals the personal story...
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Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession

ALICE BOLIN · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Named a most anticipated book of 2018 by Bitch MagazineA collection of essays that expertly blends the personal and political in an exploration of American culture through the lens of our national obsession with stories about dead women.In this poignant collection, Alice Bolin examines...
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To the New Owners: A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

MADELEINE BLAIS · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais's in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. A little more than two miles down a poorly marked one-lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack -- it had no electricity or modern plumbing, the roof leaked,...
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Complicated Game: Inside the Songs of XTC

Andy Partridge · Jawbone Press
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

Complicated Game offers a unique insight into the work of one of Britain's most original and influential songwriters--Andy Partridge. It is also an unprecedentedly revealing and instructive guide to how songs and records are made.Developed from a series of interviews conducted over...
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Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation!

Bethany Mota · Gallery Books
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

From tips on life, love, and everything in between; to original DIYs, recipes, and style hacks; to the incredible story of a girl next door turned Internet sensation, Make Your Mind Up is the ultimate guide to rocking your look and ruling your world - from inspirational YouTuber, designer,...
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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

BRUCE HANDY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An irresistible, nostalgic, insightful - and totally original - ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy. "Consistently intelligent and funny ... The book succeeds wonderfully." - The New York Times Book Review...
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Ruthless River: Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon's Relentless Madre de Dios

Holly FitzGerald · Vintage
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride - the wildest - down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin; a true and thrilling adventure of a young married couple who survive a plane crash only to later raft hundreds of miles...
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No Wall Too High: One Man's Daring Escape from Mao's Darkest Prison

Erling Hoh · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

An enthralling true-life story about a daring escape from one of Mao Zedong's prisonsMao Zedong's labor reform camps were notoriously brutal; modeled after the Soviet gulag, their inmates were subject to backbreaking labor, malnutrition, and vindictive wardens. They were thought...
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The Most Beautiful: My Life with Prince

Mayte Garcia · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAt the one-year anniversary of his death, legendary musician Prince's first wife shares a uniquely intimate, candid, and revelatory look inside the personal and professional life of one of the world's most beloved icons. In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired...
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Voyager: Travel Writings

Russell Banks · Ecco Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed, award-winning novelist takes us on some of his most memorable journeys in this revelatory collection of travel essays that spans the globe, from the Caribbean to Scotland to the Himalayas.Now in his mid-seventies, Russell Banks has indulged his wanderlust for more than half...
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