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Momo Freaks Out

Momo Freaks Out

Samone Bos

A long time ago, way before Facebook and Instagram, and when no one had even considered Snapchat, there were blogs. One day, bored at work, Momo, a typical twenty-something, discovered this curious new underworld of secret...

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes

A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Oliver Sacks.

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South and West: From a Notebook

South and West: From a Notebook

Joan Didion

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking - here are two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks-writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and...

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Woolloomooloo: A Biography

Woolloomooloo: A Biography

Louis Nowra

It was no wonder I was glad to be down in Woolloomooloo. The Old Fitzroy reminded me of how Kings Cross used to be.Told in his vivid and entertaining style, Louis Nowra writes Woolloomooloo's biography, drink in hand,...

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The Stranger in the Woods

The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

The extraordinary story of a young man who chose to live in total isolation in the woods of Maine for 27 years

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The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

Thi Bui

An intimate and moving portrait of one family's journey from their war-torn home in Vietnam to new lives in America

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 Read reviewThe Green Bell

The Green Bell

Paula Keogh

The Green Bell is a lyrical and profoundly moving story about love and madness

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A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

Ayelet Waldman

A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny account of the author's experiment with microdoses of LSD in an effort to treat a debilitating mood disorder, of her quest to understand a misunderstood drug, and of her search for a...

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Only: A Singular Memoir

Only: A Singular Memoir

Caroline Baum

Caroline Baum's fascinating and moving memoir about being an only child in a very unusual family.

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You're Not Rob Snarski: Crumbs from the Cake

You’re Not Rob Snarski: Crumbs from the Cake

Rob Snarski

From Perth to Europe and all points in between, Rob Snarski shares his observations and insights from the music world he has performed in, the people he has worked with, the domesticated animals he has loved, and the things he's...

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South of Forgiveness

South of Forgiveness

Thordis Elva, Tom Stranger

It wasn't without fear that Thordis Elva kissed her three-year-old son and her loving partner goodbye before boarding a plane in Reykjavik, Iceland on March 27, 2013. The aim was to fly almost across the planet, meet up with the...

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The Poison Principle: A Memoir About Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings

The Poison Principle: A Memoir About Family Secrets and Literary Poisonings

Gail Bell

When Dr William Macbeth poisoned two of his sons in1927, his wife and sister hid the murders in the intensely private realm of family secrets. Macbeth behaved as if he were immune to consequences and avoided detection and...

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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table

Stephen Westaby

An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he's worked on.

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Common Ground: A Political Life

Common Ground: A Political Life

Justin Trudeau

The triumphs and tragedies of Canada's most charismatic politician

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A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea

Melissa Fleming

A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival

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Time to Die

Time to Die

Rodney Syme

Rodney Syme has been an advocate for medically assisted dying for more than twenty years. In Time to Die he reflects on those living and dying in pain and shares their stories. Syme makes a powerful case for extending the right to...

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A Stranger in My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary

A Stranger in My Own Country: The 1944 Prison Diary

Hans Fallada

I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.

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Primo Levi's Resistance: Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy

Primo Levi’s Resistance: Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy

Sergio Luzzatto, Frederika Randall

No other Auschwitz survivor has been as literarily powerful as Primo Levi. Yet Levi was not only a victim or a witness. In the fall of 1943, at the very start of the Italian Resistance, he was a fighter, participating in the first...

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