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Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot

Michael Arntfield · Little A
Pages: 334
Format: Paperback

An Amazon Charts most-read book.Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders That America Forgot is a chilling, unflinching exploration of American crimes of the twentieth century and how one serial killer managed to slip through the cracks - until now.In fall 1967, friends Linda Tomaszewski...
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Night Moves

Jessica Hopper · University of Texas Press
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Written in taut, mesmerizing, often hilarious scenes, Night Moves captures the fierce friendships and small moments that form us all. Drawing on her personal journals from the aughts, Jessica Hopper chronicles her time as a DJ, living in decrepit punk houses, biking to bad loft parties...
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Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide: A Memoir

Darryl Mcdaniels · Amistad
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this surprising and moving memoir, the legendary rap star and cofounder of Run D.M.C. keeps it a hundred percent, speaking out about his battle with depression and overcoming suicidal thoughts - one of the most devastating yet little known health issues plaguing the black community...

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M Train

Patti Smith · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

National Best Seller

From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as "a roadmap to my life."

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I Forgot to Remember: A Memoir of Amnesia

Su Meck · Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

The courageous memoir of a woman who was robbed of all her memories by a traumatic brain injury - and her more than twenty-five-year struggle to reclaim her life: "[A tale] of triumph in the search for identity" (The New York Times Book Review) .In 1988, Su Meck was twenty-two...
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Believer : my forty years in politics

David Axelrod · Penguin Books
Format:  Book : Biography : English

The legendary strategist, the mastermind behind Barack Obama's historic election campaigns, shares a wealth of stories from his forty-year journey through the inner workings of American democracy.
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If You Love Me

Maureen Cavanagh · Henry Holt and Company
Format: Book

A mother's gripping memoir who suddenly finds herself on the front lines the opioid epidemic as her daughter battles substance abuse.

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The Beat of My Own Drum: A Memoir

Sheila E. · Pocket Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the Grammy-nominated singer, drummer, and percussionist who is world renowned for her contributions throughout the music industry, a moving memoir about the healing power of music and spiritual growth inspired by five decades of life and love on the stage.She was born Sheila Escovedo...
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Anthony Bourdain: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations

Anthony Bourdain · Melville House
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The brilliant intellect and candor of Anthony Bourdain is on full display in this collection of interviews from throughout his remarkable career, including interviews with Neil Degrasse Tyson and Trevor Noah

Anthony Bourdain always downplayed his skills as a chef (many disagreed)...
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