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  • A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
    Alexis Okeowo
    Paperback: 10/02/2018
     
    In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by ...
  • Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road
    Kate Harris
    Hardcover: 08/21/2018
     
    A brilliant, fierce writer makes her debut with this enthralling travelogue and memoir of her journey by ...
  • The Electric Woman: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts
    Tessa Fontaine
    Hardcover: 05/01/2018
     
    Tessa Fontaine's astonishing memoir of pushing past fear, The Electric Woman, follows the author on a life-...
  • Priestdaddy: A Memoir
    Patricia Lockwood
    Paperback: 05/01/2018
     
    From Patricia Lockwood - a writer acclaimed for her wildly original voice - a vivid, heartbreakingly funny ...
  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
    J.D. Vance
    Paperback: 05/01/2018
     
    #1 New York Times Bestseller, named by the Times as one of the "6 books to help understand Trump's win"
  • The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
    Elizabeth Weil, Clemantine Wamariya
    Hardcover: 04/24/2018
     
    A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us.
  • Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship
    Michelle Kuo
    Paperback: 04/03/2018
     
    A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an...

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