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#Girlboss
Sophia Amoruso.
Publisher: Portfolio.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781591847939.  Daedalus Item Code: 59239
 
She spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels; by age 22 Sophia Amoruso was broke, directionless, and checking IDs in the lobby of an art ... (Read More)
 
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African Laughter: Four Visits to Zimbabwe
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060924331.  Daedalus Item Code: 44312
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 1992) In this memoir, Doris Lessing gives us a highly personal story about returning visits that she made to her Zimbabwean homeland in ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143034759.  Daedalus Item Code: 59266
 
(2004 National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee) The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his biography Washington: A Life and the National Book Award for The House of Morgan, Ron ... (Read More)
 
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Barbara Kingsolver with Steven L. Hopp & Camille Kingsolver.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060852566.  Daedalus Item Code: 59454
 
(Winner of a 2008 James Beard Award for Best Food Writing and a Book Sense Book of the Year) In a memoir full of her renowned candor and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family ... (Read More)
 
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993547.  Daedalus Item Code: 59768
 
(Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and one of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of the Year) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National ... (Read More)
 
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Country Girl: A Memoir
Edna O'Brien.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571269433.  Daedalus Item Code: 53939
 
(Winner of the 2012 Irish Book Award for Nonfiction, and one of the New York Times Notable Books of 2013) When Edna O'Brien's first novel, The Country Girls, was published in ... (Read More)
 
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592644.  Daedalus Item Code: 59362
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) From the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, this new biography of ... (Read More)
 
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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345534521.  Daedalus Item Code: 60801
 
(Number 1 New York Times Bestseller) When Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale—a mansion that had been unoccupied for nearly 60 years—he ... (Read More)
 
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Find a Way
Diana Nyad.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385353618.  Daedalus Item Code: 59365
 
(First Edition, Autographed) On September 2, 2013, at the age of 64, Diana Nyad emerged onto the sands of Key West after swimming 111 miles—from Cuba to Florida—in 53 hours, completing an epic ... (Read More)
 
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Fresh from the Farm: A Year of Recipes and Stories
Susie Middleton.
Publisher: Taunton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781600859045.  Daedalus Item Code: 59514
 
Part cookbook, part memoir, this book chronicles a year of Susie Middleton's life in rural Martha's Vineyard as she puts behind her a city job and a suburban lifestyle to nurture both her seedlings ... (Read More)
 
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Léo Szilárd, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
 
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilárd has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60490
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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