Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (as Told to Me) Story

Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (as Told to Me) StoryBess Kalb, Emmy nominated TV writer and New Yorker contributor, saved every voicemail her grandmother Bobby Bell ever left her Bobby was a force irrepressible, glamorous, unapologetically opinionated Bobby doted on Bess Bess adored Bobby Then, at ninety, Bobby died But in this debut memoir,

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Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir

Recollections of My Nonexistence: A MemoirAn electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent In Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender

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The Undocumented Americans

The Undocumented AmericansOne of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation Writer Karla Cornejo Villavicencio was on DACA when she decided to write about being undocumented for the

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Save Yourself

Save YourselfFrom standup comic Cameron Esposito, a memoir that tackles sexuality, gender and equality and how her Catholic upbringing prepared her for a career as an outspoken lesbian comedian in ways the Pope never could have imagined Cameron Esposito wanted to be a priest and ended up a standup comic She

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Thin Places: Essays from In Between

Thin Places: Essays from In BetweenA Lit Hub Chicago Review Ms Magazine March pick A Lambda Literary Most Anticipated BookIn this perceptive and provocative essay collection, an award winning writer shares her personal and reportorial investigation into America s search for meaningWhen Jordan Kisner was a child, she was saved by

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Had I Known

Had I KnownA new selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and career making pieces by bestselling author, essayist, political activist, and veteran muckraker The New Yorker Barbara Ehrenreich A self proclaimed myth buster by trade, Barbara Ehrenreich has covered an extensive range of topics as a

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Generaal zonder leger

Generaal zonder legerWaar zijn ze toch gebleven, de rebellen en dwarsdenkers onder de schrijvers Dat wil schrijver en columnist zcan Akyol weten Ooit raakte hij betoverd door de literatuur dankzij schrijvers die met hun polemische stijl aandacht vestigden op hun werk n iets teweegbrachten in de maatschappij Maar de

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Whiter: Asian American Women on Skin Color and Colorism

Whiter: Asian American Women on Skin Color and ColorismHeartfelt personal accounts from Asian American women on their experiences with skin color bias, from being labeled too dark to becoming empowered to challenge beauty standards I have a vivid memory of standing in my grandmother s kitchen, where, by the table, she closely watched me as I played.

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