Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human Being to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space by Stephen Walker
A 60th-anniversary tribute to Russia's history-making first space mission documents the story of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the program's repurposing of a nuclear ballistic missile and the Cold War challenges that shrouded the mission in secrecy.
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Broken (in the Best Possible Way) by Jenny Lawson
The award-winning humorist and author of Let's Pretend This Never Happened shares candid reflections on such topics as her experimental treatment for depression, her escape from three bears and her business ideas for Shark Tank.
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Buses Are a Comin': Memoir of a Freedom Rider by Charles Person with Richard Rooker
A surviving original Freedom Rider recounts his firsthand experiences with the South's historical and ongoing resistance to racial equality, sharing insights into what is required for progressive change to become possible in America.
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A Coat of Yellow Paint: Moving Through the Noise to Love the Life You Live by Naomi Davis
The Juilliard graduate and blogger behind the Love Taza platform presents a collection of intimate essays that draws on her experiences with an authentic life in New York City, discussing such topics as marriage, parenthood and faith.
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Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner
The Japanese Breakfast indie pop star presents a full-length account of her viral New Yorker essay to share poignant reflections on her experiences of growing up Korean-American, becoming a professional musician and caring for her terminally ill mother.
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Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe
The award-winning author of Say Nothing presents a narrative account of how a prominent wealthy family sponsored the creation and marketing of one of the most commonly prescribed and addictive painkillers of the opioid crisis.
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Eva and Eve: A Search for My Mother's Lost Childhood and What a War Left Behind by Julie Metz
The author of the New York Times best-selling memoir Perfection returns with an unforgettable account of her late mother’s childhood in Nazi-occupied Austria and the parallels she sees in present-day America.
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Every Day Is a Gift by Tammy Duckworth
The U.S. senator and Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth presents her incredible story.
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Everything Is Fine: A Memoir by Vince Granata
A Pushcart Prize-nominated writer describes the circumstances of his mother's death at the hands of his younger brother, a patient with uncontrolled schizophrenia, whose disease the author painstakingly researched throughout a devastating murder trial.
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Festival Days by Jo Ann Beard
A new collection from the award-winning author of The Boys of My Youth and In Zanesville.
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Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch by Erin French
The award-winning chef from The Lost Kitchen in Maine shares the story of how she overcame severe anxiety, addiction and the challenges of single parenthood to become the proprietor of a world-class restaurant.
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F*ck It, I’ll Start Tomorrow: A True Story by Action Bronson
An entirely original and empowering memoir meets self-help guide from the best-selling author, rapper, artist and chef.
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Heart of Fire: An Immigrant Daughter's Story by Mazie K. Hirono
An intimate biography of the first Asian-American woman and only immigrant serving in the U.S. Senate describes her upbringing in rural Japan and Hawaii, firsthand experiences with economic insecurity and dedicated advocacy of progressive change.
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Hype: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet—and Why We're Following by Gabrielle Bluestone
The former Vice journalist and Emmy-nominated producer of the Netflix documentary, Fyre, presents a revelatory examination of the con-artists, grifters and scammers of the digital age that outlines recommendations for protecting today's consumers.
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I Am a Girl from Africa by Elizabeth Nyamayaro
The award-winning humanitarian and former United Nations Senior Advisor on Gender Equality describes how an aid volunteer saved her life and inspired her work as an advocate for positive change in communities throughout the world.
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The Invention of Miracles: Language, Power, and Alexander Graham Bell's Quest to End Deafness by Katie Booth
A biography of Alexander Graham Bell tells the true—and troubling—story of the inventor of the telephone.
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Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue: A Life's Work Fighting for a More Perfect Union by Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Amanda L. Tyler
Tracing the long history of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s work for gender equality and a “more perfect Union.”
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Little and Often by Trent Preszler
The founder of Preszler Woodshop discusses his long-time estrangement from his father and how he overcame the grief and loss of his father's death through a carpentry project completed with inherited tools.
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My Broken Language by Quiara Alegría Hudes
A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright shares her lyrical coming-of-age story against a backdrop of her devastated barrio home and the idiosyncratic, troubled and fiercely loving Puerto Rican family that inspired her literary voice.
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On the House: A Washington Memoir by John Boehner
The former Speaker of the House shares candid tales from Washington, D.C.'s halls of power, offering insight into America's Republican Party and the leadership successes and failures of Presidents from the past half century.
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Sensational: The Hidden History of America's "Girl Stunt Reporters" by Kim Todd
The award-winning author of Tinkering with Eden presents a vivid social history of the Gilded Age that examines the stories of women journalists who went undercover to champion women's rights and expose corruption and abuse in America.
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Second Chances: A Marine, His Dog, and Finding Redemption by Craig Grossi
The author of Craig and Fred describes how his devoted canine companion and he visited Maine State Prison to work beside inmates who serve purposeful time in prison by training service dogs for disabled veterans.
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Three Dreamers: A Memoir of Family by Lorenzo Carcaterra
The best-selling author of Sleepers presents a tribute to his mother, grandmother and late wife that celebrates their accomplishments as strong women role models and survivors of history who imparted lessons in courage, kindness and the power of storytelling.
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The Triumph of Nancy Reagan by Karen Tumulty
A Washington Post political columnist presents a portrait of the former First Lady that includes coverage of her traumatic early childhood, marriage to Ronald Reagan and crucial role in shaping the Reagan White House.
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The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt by Audrey Clare Farley
Documents the sobering 1934 court battle between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her socialite mother, citing the eugenics law that permitted the former to be declared unfit for promiscuity and sterilized without her knowledge.
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Home Sweet Road: Finding Love, Making Music & Building a Life One City at a Time by Johnnyswim
A first book by the husband-and-wife singer-songwriter duo shares intimate details about their marriage and successful music partnership, from their first encounters in 2005 Nashville to their stage and television appearances.
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