You All Grow Up and Leave Me: A Memoir of Teenage Obsession
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   PIPER WEISS
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

A highly unsettling blend of true crime and coming-of-age memoir - The Stranger Beside Me meets Prep - that presents an intimate and thought-provoking portrait of girlhood within Manhattan's exclusive prep-school scene in the early 1990s, and a thoughtful meditation on adolescent obsession and the vulnerability of youth.

Piper Weiss was fourteen years old when

North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   SCOTT JUREK
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From the author of the bestseller Eat and Run, a thrilling new memoir about taking on -- and defeating -- the Appalachian Trail.

Scott Jurek is one of the world's best known and most beloved ultrarunners. Now, in NORTH, Jurek recounts his 2015 journey to discover something new about himself through a wholly unique challenge: breaking the speed record
God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lawrence Wright
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
With humor and the biting insight of a native, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas, while holding the stereotypes up for rigorous scrutiny.

God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state in the heart of Trumpland that hasn't elected
My Dead Parents: A Memoir
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   ANYA YURCHYSHYN
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
A haunting, unforgettable family story about hidden secrets and a daughter's journey to understand her parents Anya Yurchyshyn grew up in a narrow townhouse in Boston, every corner filled with the souvenirs of her parents' adventurous international travels. On their trips to Egypt, Italy, and Saudi Arabia, her mother, Anita, and her father, George, lived an enti
I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Melba Pattillo Beals
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled shotgun, being threatened with lynching by rope-carrying tormentors
The Beekeeper:Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   DUNYA MIKHAIL
Format:   Paperback

Description:

The true story of a beekeeper who risks his life to rescue enslaved women from Daesh

Since 2014, Daesh (ISIS) has been brutalizing the Yazidi people of northern Iraq: sowing destruction, killing those who won't convert to Islam, and enslaving young girls and women.

The Beekeeper, by the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail, tells the harrowing s

The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   SARAH KRASNOSTEIN
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. . . But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes her clients deserve no less.

A woman who sleeps among garbage she

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   JAMES COMEY
Format:   Hardcover

Description:

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power, and a r

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rick Bragg
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-five mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes passed down through generations.

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Blood Letters: The Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao's China
Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lian Xi
Format:   Hardcover

Description:
The staggering story of the most important Chinese political dissident of the Mao era, a devout Christian who was imprisoned, tortured, and executed by the regime
Blood Letters tells the astonishing tale of Lin Zhao, a poet and journalist arrested by the authorities in 1960 and executed eight years later, at the height of the Cultural Revolution. The only Chine