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Oprah Book Club September 2016

Unknown. · Flatiron Books
Pages: 263
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Bestseller

The Newest Oprah's Bookclub 2016 Selection

The highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.

Just when Glennon Doyle...

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The Art of Vanishing: A Memoir of Wanderlust

Laura Smith · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A young woman chafing at the confines of marriage confronts the high cost of craving freedom and adventureAt twenty-five, as her wedding date approached, Laura Smith began to feel trapped. Not by her fiancé, who shared her appetite for adventure, but by the unsettling idea that it was hard...
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Falling: A Daughter, a Father, and a Journey Back

Elisha Cooper · Pantheon
Pages: 146
Format: Print book

Elisha Cooper spends his mornings creating children s books and his afternoons playing with his two daughters. But when he discovers a lump in five-year-old Zoe s midsection as she sits on his lap at a Chicago Cubs game, everything changes. Surgery, sleepless nights, months of treatment,...
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Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident

Bill Ayers · Beacon Press; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

In this sequel to Fugitive Days, Ayers charts his life after the Weather Underground, when he becomes the GOP’s flaunted “domestic terrorist,” a “public enemy.”   Labeled a "domestic terrorist" by the McCain campaign in 2008 and used by the radical...
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No Man's War: Irreverent Confessions of an Infantry Wife

Angela Ricketts · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

Raised as an Army brat, Angie Ricketts thought she knew what she was in for when she eloped with Jack—then an infantry lieutenant—on the eve of his deployment to Somalia. Since that time, Jack, now a colonel, has been deployed eight times, serving four tours in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death

Richard Holloway · Canongate Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us?Now in his ninth decade, former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of the dying, guiding countless men and women towards...
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Jane Doe January : my twenty-year search for truth and justice

Emily Winslow · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In the vein of Alice Sebold s Lucky, comes a compelling, real-life crime mystery and gripping memoir of the cold case prosecution of a serial rapist, told by one of his victims. On the morning of September 12, 2013, a fugitive task force arrested Arthur Fryar at hisapartment in Brooklyn....
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Not My Father's Son: A Memoir

Alan Cumming · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career.A beloved star of stage, television, and film - "one of the most...
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Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters

Diane Jacobs · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

For readers of the historical works of Robert K. Massie, David McCulough, and Alison Weir comes the first biography on the life of Abigail Adams and her sisters.   “Never sisters loved each other better than we.”—Abigail Adams in a letter to her sister Mary, June...
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My Country, 'Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

Keith Ellison · Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

I raised my right hand and placed my left on the Quran, which was being held by my wife and mom. Suddenly I was blinded by a cascade of camera flashes. Keith Ellison is the first Muslim elected to Congress. In fact, the first nonwhite that Minnesota has ever elected to Congress. That wasn't...
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