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  • Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir
    Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
    Hardcover: 02/12/2019
     
    A young woman leaves Appalachia for life as a classical musician--or so she thinks.
  • Mothers of Sparta: A Memoir in Pieces
    Dawn Davies
    Paperback: 01/29/2019
     
    Discovered by Michael Ondaatje, Davies' dazzling literary memoir has shades of Mary Karr, Anne Lamott, and ...
  • Becoming
    Michelle Obama
    Hardcover: 11/13/2018
     
    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.
  • Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
    Heather Harpham
    Paperback: 11/13/2018
     
    A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that ...
  • In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin
    Lindsey Hilsum
    Hardcover: 11/06/2018
     
    The devastating biography of Marie Colvin, the foremost war reporter of her generation, who was killed in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
    Sarah Smarsh
    Hardcover: 09/18/2018
     
    A perfect companion to Evicted and Nickel and Dimed, Heartland reveals one woman's experience of working class...

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