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  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad
    Souad Mekhennet
    Paperback: 06/26/2018
     
    "I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification, and would have to leave my cell phone, audio...
  • Tango Lessons: A Memoir
    Meghan Flaherty
    Hardcover: 06/19/2018
     
    From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut memoir about a young woman learning to dance tango, becoming ...
  • Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
    Roxane Gay
    Paperback: 06/12/2018
     
    From the New York Times best-selling author of Bad Feminist, a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-...
  • Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying YES to Living
    Ramie Liddle, Tim Bauerschmidt
    Paperback: 05/08/2018
     
    Infused with this irrepressible nonagenarian's wisdom, courage, and generous spirit, and filled with sixteen ...
  • 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-...

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