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Scream: A Memoir of Glamour and Dysfunction

In this darkly funny, surprising memoir, the original �Lit Girl� and author of the era-defining Slaves of New York considers her life in and outside of New York City, from the heyday of the 1980s to her life today in a tiny upstate town that proves that fact is always stranger than fiction.With the publication of her acclaimed short story collection Slaves of New York, Ta

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Love Warrior: A Memoir

The Newest Oprah Book Club 2016 SelectionThe 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 Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured out?three happy children, a doting spouse, and a writing career so successful that her first

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My Journey

In this candid memoir, renowned designer Donna Karan shares intimate details about her lonely childhood, her four-plus decades in the fashion industry, her two marriages, motherhood, and her ongoing quest for self-acceptance and spiritual peace.Donna Karan was born into the fashion business�her father was a tailor, and her mother was a showroom model and Seventh Avenue sa

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Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi: My Humble Quest to Heal My Colitis, Calm My ADD, and Find the Key to Happiness

As a college freshman business major suffering from a variety of anxiety-related maladies, Brian Leaf stumbled into an elective: yoga. It was 1989. All his classmates were female. And men did not yet generally �cry, hug, or do yoga.� But yoga soothed and calmed Leaf as nothing else had. As his hilarious and wise tale shows, Leaf embarked on a quest for health and happiness

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Dobyns Chronicles

Dobyns Chronicles is a captivating celebration of the life of Charlie Dobyns. His life began in northeast Texas near Bonham, on the Red River. His Cherokee mother and cowboy father strove to survive on their river valley ranch. Tragedy ended this way of life for Charlie in 1888. Follow him through Chickasaw Territory and on to McAlester in eastern Oklahoma.This is a sto

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A Very Fine House: A Mothers Story of Love, Faith, and Crystal Meth

A Very Fine House: A Mother�s Story of Love, Faith and Crystal Meth is an intimate memoir of a mother�s all-American Norman Rockwell family turned upside down by her daughter�s descent into meth addiction and crime. Bright and beautiful, Annie is an unlikely candidate for meth. Living fast and hard on the streets of Bend, Oregon, she commits crimes against herself, the com

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A Walk on the Beach: Tales of Wisdom From an Unconventional Woman

Shortly after arriving on Cape Cod to spend a year by herself, Joan Anderson�s chance encounter with a wise, playful, and astonishing woman helped her usher in the transformations and self-discoveries that led to her ongoing renewal. First glimpsed as a slender figure on a fogged-in beach, Joan Erikson was not only a friend and confidante when one was most needed, but also

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My Kitchen Wars

Although My Kitchen Wars is a war story, this time the warrior is a woman and the battleground the kitchen. Her weapons�the batterie de cuisine of grills and squeezers and knives�evoke a lifetime�s need to make dinner, love, and war. By prying open the past with these implements, Betty Fussell gives voice to a generation of women whose stories were shaped and yet simultane

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Falling Through the Earth

One of the New York Times Book Reviews 10 Best Books of the YearFrom her charismatic father, Danielle Trussoni learned how to rock and roll, outrun the police, and never shy away from a fight. Spending hour upon hour trailing him around the bars and honky-tonks of La Crosse, Wisconsin, young Danielle grew up fascinated by stories of her dads adventures as a tunnel rat in

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In My Skin: A Memoir

Called Quite simply in a class of its own . . . the work of a stunningly talented writer who both graces and surpasses her material (Guardian), this is the frank, harrowing, and true story of one young womans descent into heroin addiction and prostitution and the long, arduous struggle to redeem her life that made her stronger. A shy, bookish college graduate from a sol

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