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Sex Object: A Memoir

Jessica Valenti · Dey Street Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Author and Guardian US columnist Jessica Valenti has been leading the national conversation on gender and politics for over a decade. Now, in a darkly funny and bracing memoir, Valenti explores the toll that sexism takes from the every day to the existential. Sex Objectexplores the painful,...
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Separated @ Birth: A True Love Story of Twin Sisters Reunited

Samantha Futerman · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

Imagine one day opening Facebook and reading a message from a stranger that says, "I think we might be twins ... don't freak out ... "It all began when design student Anaïs Bordier viewed a YouTube video and saw her own face staring back. After some research, Anaïs found...
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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

"Writing about yourself is a funny business ... But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I've tried to do this." - Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of Born to Run In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band...
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Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom

Jack Weatherford · Viking
Pages: 407
Format: Print book

A landmark biography by the New York Times bestselling author of Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World that reveals how Genghis harnessed the power of religion to rule the largest empire the world has ever known. Throughout history the world's greatest conquerors have made their...
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You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain

Phoebe Robinson · Plume Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER * "A must-read ... Phoebe Robinson discusses race and feminism in such a funny, real, and specific way, it penetrates your brain and stays with you." -Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star of Broad CityA hilarious and timely essay collection about...
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The Making of a Racist: A Southerner Reflects on Family, History, and the Slave Trade

Charles B Dew · University of Virginia Press
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

In this powerful memoir, Charles Dew, one of America's most respected historians of the South--and particularly its history of slavery--turns the focus on his own life, which began not in the halls of enlightenment but in a society unequivocally committed to segregation. Dew re-creates...
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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan

Jenny Nordberg · Crown; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as "dressed up like a boy") is a third kind of child -- a girl temporarily...
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The Universal Tone: Bringing My Story to Light

Carlos Santana · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition, First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The intimate and long-awaited autobiography of a legendIn 1967 in San Francisco, just a few weeks after the Summer of Love, a young Mexican guitarist took the stage at the Fillmore Auditorium and played a blistering solo that announced the arrival of a prodigious musical talent. Two years...
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Brothers Forever: The Enduring Bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice

Tom Sileo · Da Capo Press
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, the President of the United States stood in Arlington National Cemetery. In his Memorial Day address, he extolled the courage and sacrifice of the two young men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen...
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I Said Yes to Everything: A Memoir

Lee Grant · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 463
Format: Hardcover

Born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal in New York City, actress Lee Grant spent her youth accumulating more experiences than most people have in a lifetime: from student at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse to member of the leg­endary Actors Studio; from celebrated Broadway star to Vogue "It...
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Charlie Mike: A True Story of Heroes Who Brought Their Mission Home

Joe Klein · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

This is the true story of two decorated combat veterans linked by tragedy, who come home from the Middle East and find a new way to save their comrades and heal their country.In Charlie Mike, Joe Klein tells the dramatic story of Eric Greitens and Jake Wood, larger-than-life war heroes...
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The Walking Dead Volume 23: Whispers Into Screams

Robert Kirkman · Image Comics
Format: Paperback

A new threat has emerged from within the walker hordes, catching the communities off guard. The time for peace and prosperity is over as a new fight for survival begins. Collects The Walking Dead 133-138.,
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John Glenn: A Biography

Nate Jameson · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 68
Format: Paperback

John Glenn was an American aviator, engineer, astronaut, and United States Senator from Ohio. In 1962 he became the first American to orbit the Earth, circling three times. Before joining NASA, he was a distinguished fighter pilot in both World War II and Korea, with six Distinguished Flying...
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Darius in the Shadow of Alexander

Pierre Briant · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

The last of Cyrus the Great's dynastic inheritors and the legendary enemy of Alexander the Great, Darius III ruled over a Persian Empire that stretched from the Mediterranean to the Indus River. Yet, despite being the most powerful king of his time, Darius remains an obscure figure.As...
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Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools

Joel Klein · Harper
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller (Education) The Economist Best Books of the Year SelectionIn this revealing and provocative memoir, the former chancellor of the New York City schools offers the behind-the-scenes story of the city's dramatic campaign to improve public education and an inspiring...
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