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Between the World and Me
Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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I could say that Between the World and Me, a piercing exploration of race in America, is a book that is timely and important. There's no doubt that it is. But it also has a purity and intensity that demands it be read. I cannot think of another book in... (read more)

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A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety
by Jimmy Carter
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Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts. At ninety, Jimmy Carter reflects on his public and private life with... (read more)

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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
by William Finnegan
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A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer   Barbarian Days is William Finnegans memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else... (read more)

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Getting to Grey Owl: Journeys on Four Continents
Getting to Grey Owl: Journeys on Four Continents
by Kurt Caswell
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Writer, teacher, and adventurer Kurt Caswell has spent his adult life canoeing, hiking, and pedaling his way toward a deeper understanding of our vast and varied world. Getting to Grey Owl: Journeys on Four Continents chronicles over twenty years of... (read more)

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Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters
Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters
by Jason A. Ramos and Julian Smith
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Smokejumper is a fascinating look at the elite men and women who parachute into raging forest fires, risking their lives daily. Ramos provides a lively historical account of firefighting in the wilderness and takes us to the front lines, where fires can... (read more)

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Wondering Who You Are: A Memoir
Wondering Who You Are: A Memoir
by Sonya Lea
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In the twenty-third year of their marriage, Sonya Lea's husband, Richard, went in for surgery to treat a rare appendix cancer. When he came out, he had no recollection of their life together: how they met, their wedding day, the births of their two... (read more)

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Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir
Primates of Park Avenue: A Memoir
by Wednesday Martin
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Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! The book that has outraged the social elite! “Eye-popping.” —People “Amusing, perceptive and…deliciously evil.” —The New York Times Book Review “Juicy, sexy, bawdy... (read more)

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The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
by Philip Zaleski
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A stirring group biography of the Inklings, the Oxford writing club featuring J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis C.S. Lewis is the twentieth centurys most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. For three decades... (read more)

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The Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir
The Pawnbroker's Daughter: A Memoir
by Maxine Kumin
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From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin comes a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry.... (read more)

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One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon
One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon
by Tim Weiner
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"Weiner, a National Book Award winner for Legacy of Ashes, pulls no punches in his devastating account of Nixon's presidency, drawing on documents declassified in the last seven years. As his depressing introductory note states, 'For those who lived... (read more)

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Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget
Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget
by Sarah Hepola
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"It's such a savage thing to lose your memory, but the crazy thing is, it doesn't hurt one bit. A blackout doesn't sting, or stab, or leave a scar when it robs you. Close your eyes and open them again. That's what a blackout feels like." For Sarah... (read more)

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Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W.D. Hamilton
Nature's Oracle: The Life and Work of W.D. Hamilton
by Ullica Segerstrale
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W.D.Hamilton (1936-2000) was responsible for a revolution in thinking about evolutionary biology - a revolution that changed our understanding of life itself. He played a central role in the realization that what matters in evolution is not the survival... (read more)

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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace Signed Edition
The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace Signed Edition
by Jeff Hobbs
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An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but... (read more)

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Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain
Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain
by Bill Hillmann
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"Bill Hill is the Rill Dill."—Kent and Keith Zimmerman, authors of Hell's Angels, Rotten, and Operation Family Secrets "Hillmann knows the streets, and he also knows how to tell stories—you might know his work from the Chicago... (read more)

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Life in New York: How I Learned to Love Squeegee Men, Token Suckers, Trash Twisters, and Subway Sharks
Life in New York: How I Learned to Love Squeegee Men, Token Suckers, Trash Twisters, and Subway Sharks
by Laura Pedersen
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Laura Pedersen, author of bestseller Play Money and award-winning Buffalo Gal, serves up a hilarious memoir about three decades of city life. Originally from Buffalo, New York, friends thought the seventeen-year-old was suffering from blizzard delirium... (read more)

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Getting Life: An Innocent Man S 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace: A Memoir
Getting Life: An Innocent Man S 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace: A Memoir
by Michael Morton
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“A devastating and infuriating book, more astonishing than any legal thriller by John Grisham” (The New York Times) about a young father who spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit…and his eventual exoneration... (read more)

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This Is Not a Love Story: A Memoir
This Is Not a Love Story: A Memoir
by Judy Brown
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A razor-sharp, hilarious, and poignant memoir about growing up in the closed world of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. The third of six children in a family that harks back to a gloried Hassidic dynasty, Judy Brown grew up with the legacy of... (read more)

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Anchored: Finding Hope in the Unexpected
Anchored: Finding Hope in the Unexpected
by Kayla Aimee
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You count a pregnancy by weeks and Kayla Aimee had only ticked off 24 of the 40 when she unexpectedly went into labor. She thought her church upbringing had prepared her for every circumstance but when tragedy struck and threatened to take the life of... (read more)

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The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma
The Rebel of Rangoon: A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma
by Delphine Schrank
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An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship on the verge of massive transformation, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma. Journalist Delphine Schrank spent four years... (read more)

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Live Original: How the Duck Commander Teen Keeps It Real and Stays True to Her Values
Live Original: How the Duck Commander Teen Keeps It Real and Stays True to Her Values
by Sadie Robertson
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Seventeen-year-old Sadie Robertsonand#8212;star of AandEand#8217;s andlt;iandgt;Duck Dynastyandlt;/iandgt; and daughter of Willie and Korie Robertsonand#8212;shares her outlook on life as she opens up about herself and the values that make her family... (read more)

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