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  • Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road
    Rob Schmitz
    Hardcover: 05/17/2016
     
    An unforgettable portrait of individuals who hope, struggle, and grow along a single street cutting through ...
  • Consequence: A Memoir
    Eric Fair
    Hardcover: 04/05/2016
     
    A man questions everything - his faith, his morality, his country - as he recounts his experience as an ...
  • In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
    Michael Meyer
    Paperback: 02/09/2016
     
    A combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China...
  • Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
    Suki Kim
    Paperback: 10/13/2015
     
    A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of ...
  • The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest Creatures
    William deBuys
    Paperback: 10/06/2015
     
    An award-winning author's stirring quest to find and understand an elusive and exceptionally rare species in ...
  • For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches from the World of the Blind
    Rosemary Mahoney
    Paperback: 03/10/2015
     
    Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of ...
  • Little Failure: A Memoir
    Gary Shteyngart
    Paperback: 10/07/2014
     
    A memoir of an immigrant family coming to America, as told by a lifelong misfit who forged from his ...

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