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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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Ava Gardner: The Secret Conversations
Peter Evans & Ava Gardner.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451627695.  Daedalus Item Code: 54591
He was supposed to ghostwrite Ava Gardner's memoir, but the closer Peter Evens got to his subject, the more he fell under her spell—and the more she opened up to him. Finally Gardner realized she had ... (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) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize, and the George Polk Award, ... (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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A Boy at the Hogarth Press
Richard Kennedy. John Randle, intro.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914617.  Daedalus Item Code: 53671
In 1926, 16-year-old Richard Kennedy became Leonard Woolf's protégé at the Woolfs' Hogarth Press. Some 45 years later, and by then a professional illustrator known for such books as The Kingdom of ... (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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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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The Chicken Chronicles: Sitting with the Angels Who Have Returned with My Memories: Glorious, Rufus, Gertrude Stein, Splendor, Hortensia, Agnes of God, the Gladyses, and Babe: A Memoir
Alice Walker.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595587749.  Daedalus Item Code: 34937
In this offbeat, compassionate, "eccentrically inspirational" (Kirkus Reviews) memoir, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple shares her experiences raising and caring ... (Read More)
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The Complete Works of Primo Levi
Primo Levi. Ann Goldstein, ed. Toni Morrison, intro.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: 3 vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780871404565.  Daedalus Item Code: 59387
Once described by Philip Roth as that "quicksilver little woodland creature enlivened by the forest's most astute intelligence," Italian-born chemist Primo Levi has been considered a heroic figure in ... (Read More)
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