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  • The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating: A True Story
    Elisabeth Tova Bailey
    Paperback: 09/06/2016
     
    In a work that beautifully demonstrates the rewards of closely observing nature, Elisabeth Bailey shares an ...
  • Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship
    Isabel Vincent
    Hardcover: 05/24/2016
     
    A nonagenarian and a recently divorced reporter meet weekly for dinner, and the discussion ranges from the ...
  • Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own
    Kate Bolick
    Paperback: 04/19/2016
     
    A bold, original, moving book that will inspire fanatical devotion and ignite debate.
  • Sunny's Nights: Lost and Found at a Bar on the Edge of the World
    Tim Sultan
    Hardcover: 02/23/2016
     
    Imagine that Alice had walked into a bar instead of falling down the rabbit hole. In the tradition of J. R. ...
  • Dr. Mütter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
    Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
    Paperback: 09/08/2015
     
    A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery ...
  • My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
    Scott Stossel
    Paperback: 02/03/2015
     
    A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author's struggles with anxiety, and of the history of ...
  • Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding
    Lynn Darling
    Paperback: 01/20/2015
     
    Combining the soul-baring insight of Wild, the profound wisdom of Shop Class as Soulcraft, and the adventurous...

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