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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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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
The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize, and the George Polk Award, Atlantic correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates here gives us the ... (Read More)
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The Books They Gave Me: True Stories of Life, Love, and Lit
Jen Adams.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451688795.  Daedalus Item Code: 42610
The gift of a book becomes part of the story of your life. Perhaps it came with a note as simple as "This made me think of you," but it takes up residence in your heart and your home. A reader of ... (Read More)
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The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, with Bob Harris.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541909.  Daedalus Item Code: 53429
As a teenager in Latvia, Nathan Shapow had little on his mind other than becoming a champion boxer. But the Nazi invasion of Europe forced him into a different sort of fight, in which his talents ... (Read More)
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Boyhood Days
Rabindranath Tagore. Amartya Sen, foreword. Radha Chakravarty, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843918509.  Daedalus Item Code: 50347
Celebrated for Gitanjali and The Home and the World, 1913 Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is one of India's preeminent literary figures. Published the year before he died, this 1940 ... (Read More)
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Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susannah Cahalan.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451621389.  Daedalus Item Code: 53315
One day in 2009, journalist Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. A wristband marked her as a "flight risk," and ... (Read More)
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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
Patrick Leigh Fermor. Colin Thubron & Artemis Cooper, eds.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848547520.  Daedalus Item Code: 51164
In the winter of 1933, 18-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople. Decades later, Leigh Fermor told the story of that ... (Read More)
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Burning the Days
James Salter.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780330448826.  Daedalus Item Code: 51077
The author of the PEN/Faulkner and PEN/Malamud Award–winning story collections Dusk and Other Stories and Last Night, as well as a string of superb novels, the late James Salter gave us ... (Read More)
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Call the Doctor: A Country GP Between the Wars: Tales of Courage, Hardship and Hope
Ronald White-Cooper.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447252122.  Daedalus Item Code: 52830
An experienced surgeon, Ronald White-Cooper worked in London's East End and in the terrible conditions of the Somme during World War I. But when he arrived in Dartmouth in 1920, newly wed and looking ... (Read More)
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
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