82 Days on Okinawa: One American's Unforgettable Firsthand Account of the Pacific War's Greatest Battle by Art Shaw & Robert L. Wise
A 75th-anniversary account of the Battle of Okinawa is told from the first-person perspective of a Bronze Star hero and commander of the Deadeyes unit, which played a crucial role in the surrender of Japanese forces.
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Always Home: A Daughter's Recipes & Stories by Fanny Singer. Foreword by Alice Waters Photos by Brigitte Lacombe.
A cookbook and memoir by the daughter of food activist Alice Waters shares recipe-complemented vignettes about the traditions that shaped her upbringing, her insights into her mother's philosophies and her own culinary coming of age.
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A Delayed Life: The True Story of the Librarian of Auschwitz by Dita Kraus
A Holocaust survivor and the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz finally tells the riveting story of her harrowing life.
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Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays by R. Eric Thomas
A humorist and playwright provides a heartfelt and humorous memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding unexpected hope and every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way.
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Home Is a Stranger by Parnaz Foroutan
The immigrant daughter of a Jewish mother and Muslim father who fled persecution in Iran describes how the death of her father and a harrowing diagnosis prompted her spiritual visit as a stranger to her homeland.
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I Want You to Know We're Still Here: A Post-Holocaust Memoir by Esther Safran Foer
A Jewish-American community leader and founding CEO of Sixth & I describes her parents' silence on their Holocaust experiences and her visit to the Ukraine in search of her family's stories.
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In Pursuit of Disobedient Women: A Memoir of Love, Rebellion, and Family, Far Away by Dionne Searcey
An award-winning West Africa bureau chief for The New York Times describes her family's four-year relocation to Senegal, where she witnessed the extraordinary lives and struggles of women shaped by war, globalization and an outdated patriarchy.
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John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial by Dan Abrams & David Fisher
The best-selling authors of Lincoln's Last Trial draw on the second American President's spoken words and trial transcripts in an account of John Adams's future-risking agreement to represent British soldiers implicated in five colonist murders.
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The Lady of Sing Sing: An American Countess, an Italian Immigrant, and Their Epic Battle for Justice in New York's Gilded Age by Idanna Pucci
The author of Brazza in Congo traces the work of pioneering activist Cora Slocomb, who in 1895 organized the first campaign against the death penalty when she advocated on behalf of a wrongly convicted immigrant.
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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
An award-winning poet and essayist offers a ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged exploration of the psychological condition of being Asian American.
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More Myself: A Journey by Alicia Keys
The 15-time Grammy Award-winning music artist traces her journey from self-censorship to full expression, describing her complicated relationship with her father, the people-pleasing nature that characterized her early career and her struggles with gender expectations.
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Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (As Told to Me) Story by Bess Kalb
The award-winning Jimmy Kimmel Live writer reflects on her relationship with her loving grandmother, the daughter of immigrants from 19th-century Belarus whose hardships, sacrifices and headstrong nature shaped the author's perspectives on family and career.
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The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President's Black Family by Bettye Kearse
A descendant of an enslaved cook and, according to oral tradition, President James Madison, shares her family story and explores the issues of legacy, race, and the powerful consequences of telling the whole truth.
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Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes by Adam Hochschild
From the best-selling author of King Leopold's Ghost and Spain in Our Hearts comes the astonishing but forgotten story of an immigrant sweatshop worker who married an heir to a great American fortune and became one of the most charismatic radical leaders of her time.
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Rise: My Story by Lindsey Vonn
The skiing world champion and Olympic medalist shares previously undisclosed stories from her life in the fast lane that reveal the bold decisions that helped her overcome barriers and redefine what she believed to be possible.
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Smacked: A Story of White-collar Ambition, Addiction, and Tragedy by Eilene Zimmerman
Drawing on extensive research and interviews to paint a picture of drug dependence today in a moneyed, upwardly mobile world, a journalist pieces together the mysteries surrounding her ex-husband’s unexpected death from drug abuse.
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Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez
A debut memoir by the son of working-class Mexican immigrants describes his upbringing in Washington State, membership in the Peace and Dignity Journeys movement and competition in the Native American cultural marathon from Canada to Guatemala.
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Untamed by Glennon Doyle
An activist, speaker and philanthropist offers a memoir wrapped in a wake-up call that reveals how women can reclaim their true, untamed selves by breaking free of the restrictive expectations and cultural conditioning that leaves them feeling dissatisfied and lost.
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The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President by Jill Wine-Banks
A Watergate prosecutor takes readers inside her trial by fire, in a book that looks at obstruction of justice, lies from the White House, sexism at work, shocking revelations and more.
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We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders: A Memoir of Love and Resistance by Linda Sarsour. Foreword by Harry Belafonte.
The co-organizer of the Women's March describes how her experiences as a Palestinian Muslim-American feminist empowered her to become a globally recognized activist on behalf of the world's marginalized communities.
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When My Time Comes: Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End by Diane Rehm. Foreword by John Grisham.
A renowned radio host and best-selling author addresses the hotly contested cause of the right-to-die movement, of which she is one of the strongest voices.
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