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Author: Jean Guerrero
Release Date: July 17, 2018
A daughter's quest to find, understand, and save her charismatic, troubled, and elusive father, a self-mythologizing Mexican immigrant who travels across continents--and across the borders between imagination and reality; and spirituality and insanity--fleeing real and invented persecutors.
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Author: Parker Posey
Release Date: July 10, 2018
From the "Queen of the Indies" and star of Christopher Guest's Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show, Woody Allen's Café Society and Irrational Man—and cult classics including Party Girl and Dazed and Confused—comes an irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir full of personal stories, whimsical how-tos, recipes, and eccentric illustrations.
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Author: Leslie Schwartz
Release Date: July 10, 2018
A powerful, skillfully woven memoir by a writing professor who reclaimed the lost chapters of her life by researching the carnage she left behind during a year-long alcohol fueled blackout and the resulting 90-day jail sentence.

In 2014, Leslie Schwartz was sentenced to 90 days in county jail for a DUI and battery of an officer of the law.
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Author: Jonathan Santlofer
Release Date: July 10, 2018
A moving, page-turning chronicle of a husband's loss and the beautiful history of a marriage

"This is deeply moving ... beautifully written and modulated, with a dollop of droll, black humor. It is such an achievement, like running uphill against a strong wind.
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Author: Beck Dorey-Stein
Release Date: July 10, 2018
The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes listeners inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love, and finding her place in the world.

In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in DC when a posting on Craigslist landed her, improbably, in the Oval Office as one of Barack Obama's stenographers.
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Author: Ashleigh Young
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A subtly dazzling - and already prizewinning - collection of essays on youth and aging, ambition and disappointment, Katherine Mansfield tourism and New Zealand punk rock, and the limitations of the body.

Personal issues such as body image, eating disorders, social anxiety, and the challenges of personal transformation are the turbulent undercurrents that animate this diverse, acutely observed new essay collection.
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ISBN: 9780525626190
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Author: Paul Broks
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A personal and profound book on the mysteries at the core of our humanness by an acclaimed neuropsychologist, as ambitious as it is timely.
 
When celebrated neuropsychologist Paul Broks's wife died of cancer, it sparked a journey of grief and reflection that traced a lifelong attempt to understand how the brain gives rise to the soul.
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Author: Fatimah Asghar
Release Date: June 26, 2018
Poet and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated web series Brown Girls captures her experience as a Pakistani Muslim woman in contemporary America, while exploring identity, violence, and healing.
 
an aunt teaches me how to tell
an edible flower
from a poisonous one.
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Author: Glen David Gold | Narrator: Glen David Gold
Release Date: June 26, 2018
From the best-selling author of Carter Beats the Devil and Sunnyside, a big-hearted memoir told in three parts. about growing up in the wake of the destructive choices of an extremely unconventional mother.

Glen David Gold was raised rich, briefly, in southern California at the end of the go-go 1960s.
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Author: Emma Brockes | Narrator: Emma Brockes
Release Date: June 26, 2018
From the author of She Left Me The Gun, an explosive and hilarious memoir about the exceptional and life-changing decision to conceive a child on one's own via assisted reproduction
 
When British journalist, memoirist, and New York-transplant Emma Brockes decides to become pregnant, she quickly realizes that, being single, 37, and in the early stages of a same-sex relationship, she's going to have to be untraditional about it.
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Author: Zachary R. Wood
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Rooted in his own powerful personal story, twenty-one-year-old Zachary Wood shares his dynamic perspective on free speech, race, and dissenting opinions--in a world that sorely needs to learn to listen.

As the president of the student group Uncomfortable Learning at Williams College, Zachary Wood knows all about intellectual controversy.
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Author: Abdi Nor Iftin
Release Date: June 19, 2018
The inspirational tale of a boy in war-torn Africa who fell in love with America through movies and escaped his country's turmoil to move here--a story of remarkable courage, determination, and triumph.

Born in Somalia shortly before the country descended into years of brutal civil war, Abdi Nor Iftin learned to speak English by watching Schwarzenegger movies and listening to American pop songs.
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