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  • The Unwinding : An Inner History of the New America
    George Packer
    Paperback: 03/04/2014
     
    A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation.
  • My Age of Anxiety : Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
    Scott Stossel
    Hardcover: 01/07/2014
     
    A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author's struggles with anxiety, and of the history of ...
  • Little Failure : A Memoir
    Gary Shteyngart
    Hardcover: 01/07/2014
     
    A memoir of an immigrant family coming to America, as told by a lifelong misfit who forged from his ...
  • The Girl Who Fell to Earth : A Memoir
    Sophia Al-Maria
    Paperback: 11/27/2012
     
    The Girl Who Fell to Earth heralds the arrival of an electric new talent and takes us on the most personal of ...
  • Across Many Mountains : A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
    Yangzom Brauen
    Paperback: 10/30/2012
     
    An extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman ...
  • The Memory Palace : A Memoir
    Mira Bartok
    Paperback: 08/09/2011
     
    The Memory Palace is a breathtaking literary memoir about the complex meaning of love, truth, and the capacity...
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
    Paperback: 03/08/2011
     
    Winner of BookBrowse's 2010 Best Book Award
    Intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put ...

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