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  • 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 ...
  • A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story
    Qais Akbar Omar
    Paperback: 04/08/2014
     
    With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in ...
  • Joseph Anton: A Memoir
    Salman Rushdie
    Paperback: 09/10/2013
     
    How do a writer and his family live with the threat of murder for more than nine years? How does he go on ...
  • The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir
    Wenguang Huang
    Paperback: 04/02/2013
     
    Three generations of a family living under one roof reflect the dramatic transformations of an entire society ...
  • 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 ...
  • Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love
    Xue Xinran
    Paperback: 03/06/2012
     
    Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother is powered by love and by heartbreak and will stay with readers long ...
  • Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
    Amy Chua
    Paperback: 12/27/2011
     
    An awe-inspiring, often hilarious, and unerringly honest story of one mother's exercise in extreme parenting, ...

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