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Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship

KAYLEEN SCHAEFER · Dutton
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A personal and sociological examination--and ultimately a celebration--of the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society"Text me when you get home." After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love....
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains...
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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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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

DAVID YAFFE · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An intimate new biography of Joni Mitchell, one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth centuryJoni Mitchell is a cultural touchstone for generations of Americans. In her heyday she released ten experimental, challenging, and revealing albums; her lyrics captivated people with the beauty...
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The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up

Michael J Meyer · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the highly praised author of The Last Days of Old Beijing, a brilliant portrait of China today and a memoir of coming of age in a country in transition. In 1995, at the age of twenty-three, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries,...
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Vivian Maier: A Photographer's Life and Afterlife

Pamela Bannos · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Who was Vivian Maier? Many people know her as the reclusive Chicago nanny who wandered the city for decades, constantly snapping photographs, which were unseen until they were discovered in a seemingly abandoned storage locker. They revealed her to be an inadvertent master of twentieth-century...
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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Caitlin Doughty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Here to Eternity is an immersive...
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Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913

DANIEL WOLFF · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A tour de force of storytelling years in the making: a dual biography of two of the greatest songwriters, Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, that is also a murder mystery and a history of labor relations and socialism, big business and greed in twentieth-century America - woven together in one epic...
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York's City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation

Brad Ricca · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

★ Recipient of the Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit"An express train of a story...Rapid, compelling storytelling informed by rigorous research and enlivened by fecund imagination." -Kirkus ReviewsMrs. Sherlock Holmes tells the true story of Mrs. Grace Humiston,...
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The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606

James Shapiro · Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
Pages: 365
Format: Print book

Preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in 1606 influenced three of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies written that year - King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra. "The Year of Lear is irresistible - a banquet of wisdom" (The New York...
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Dying: A Memoir

CORY TAYLOR · Tin House Books
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

A deeply affecting meditation on dying and a wise tribute to lifeAt the age of sixty, Cory Taylor is dying of melanoma-related brain cancer. Her illness is no longer treatable: she now weighs less than her neighbor's retriever. As her body weakens, she describes the experience -- the vulnerability...
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The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir

JENIFER LEWIS · Amistad
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The "Mega Diva" and legendary star of Black-ish looks back on her memorable journey to fame and the unforgettable life lessons she learned along the way.Jenifer Lewis keeps it real in this provocative and touching memoir by a mid-western girl with a dream whose journey from poverty...
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

MICHELLE MCNAMARA · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by Gillian FlynnAfterword by Patton OswaltA masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating...
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Into The Wild

Jon Krakauer · Turtleback Books
Pages: 207
Format: School & Library Binding

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the allure of the wilderness.
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Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime

Ben Blum · Doubleday
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

"A gloriously good writer...Ranger Games is both surprising and moving...A memorable, novelistic account." - Jennifer Senior, New York Times Intricate, heartrending, and morally urgent, Ranger Games is a crime story like no other Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school...
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