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Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family

Mitch Albom · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart.Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated...
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Extraordinary Dogs: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs, and Other Canine Heroes

Liz Stavrinides · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful photo book showcasing more than 50 heroic dogs "in uniform" and their stories, from photographer Liz Stavrinides and author John Schlimm. Extraordinary Dogs portrays more than fifty working dogs, along with the police officers, firefighters, veterans, and other trained...
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Boss of the Grips: The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

Eric K. Washington · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A long-overdue biography of the head of Grand Central Terminal's Red Caps, who flourished in the cultural nexus of Harlem and American railroads. In a feat of remarkable research and timely reclamation, Eric K. Washington uncovers the nearly forgotten life of James H. Williams (1878-1948)...
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I Will Never See the World Again: The Memoir of an Imprisoned Writer

Altan, Ahmet · Other Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A resilient Turkish writer's inspiring account of his imprisonment that provides crucial insight into political censorship amidst the global rise of authoritarianism. The destiny I put down in my novel has become mine. I am now under arrest like the hero I created years ago. I await...
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Homesick

Croft, Jennifer · The Unnamed Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The coming of age story of an award-winning translator, HOMESICK is about learning to love language in its many forms, healing through words and the promises and perils of empathy and sisterhood.Sisters Amy and Zoe grow up in Oklahoma where they are homeschooled for an unexpected reason:...
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Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl: A Memoir

Jeannie Vanasco · Tin House Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

"It's hard to overstate the importance of this gorgeous, harrowing, heartbreaking book, which tackles sexual violence and its aftermath while also articulating the singular pain of knowing -- or loving, or caring for, or having a history with -- one's rapist. Vanasco is whip-smart...
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Jeff Buckley: His Own Voice

Mary Guibert · Da Capo Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The journals, notebooks, musings, and early song drafts of Jeff Buckley, the late singer best-known for the definitive version of "Hallelujah" and his classic album Grace, including dozens of evocative photos of his personal effects and ephemera.After the release of his acclaimed...
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Where I Come From: Life Lessons from a Latino Chef

Aaron Sanchez · Abrams Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

America's most prominent Latino chef shares the story behind his food, his family, and his professional journey Before Chef Aaron Sanchez rose to fame on shows like MasterChef and Chopped, he was a restless Mexican-American son, raised by a fiercely determined and talented woman who was a successful...
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I've Seen the Future and I'm Not Going: The Art Scene and Downtown New York in the 1980s

McGough, Peter · Pantheon
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Brilliantly funny, frank, and shattering, this is the bittersweet memoir by Peter McGough of his life with artist David McDermott. Set in New York's Lower East Side of the 1980s and mid-1990s, it is also a devastatingly candid look at the extreme naiveté and dysfunction that would...
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Passing: A Memoir of Love and Death

Michael Korda · Liveright
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of The Year of Magical Thinking comes a legendary editor's unflinching love song about his radiant wife, Margaret, and her battle with cancer.It was a warm April in Pleasant Valley when Margaret Korda, normally a fearless horsewoman, dropped her horsewhip while she was riding....
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