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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    Liza Mundy
    Paperback: 10/02/2018
     
    "Code Girls reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a crucial role in ending World ...
  • 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...
  • Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History
    Keith O'Brien
    Hardcover: 08/07/2018
     
    The untold story of five women who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the ...
  • 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...
  • The Good Mothers: The Story of the Three Women Who Took on the World's Most Powerful Mafia
    Alex Perry
    Hardcover: 06/05/2018
     
    The electrifying, untold story of the women born into the most deadly and obscenely wealthy of the Italian ...

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