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  • Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying YES to Living
    Tim Bauerschmidt, Ramie Liddle
    Hardcover: 05/02/2017
     
    Infused with this irrepressible nonagenarian's wisdom, courage, and generous spirit, and filled with sixteen ...
  • Priestdaddy: A Memoir
    Patricia Lockwood
    Hardcover: 05/02/2017
     
    From Patricia Lockwood - a writer acclaimed for her wildly original voice - a vivid, heartbreakingly funny ...
  • The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir
    Ruth Wariner
    Paperback: 04/25/2017
     
    A riveting, deeply-affecting true story of one girl's coming-of-age in a polygamist doomsday cult.
  • H is for Hawk
    Helen Macdonald
    Paperback: 03/08/2016
     
    Winner of the 2015 BookBrowse Nonfiction Award

    Obsession, madness, memory, myth, and history combine to achieve...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Little Failure: A Memoir
    Gary Shteyngart
    Paperback: 10/07/2014
     
    A memoir of an immigrant family coming to America, as told by a lifelong misfit who forged from his ...

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