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Cats I've Known: On Love, Loss, and Being Graciously Ignored

Cats I've Known: On Love, Loss, and Being Graciously Ignored

by Katie Haegele Author

From deep friendships to brief encounters, this is the story of the cats in Katie Haegele's life, or rather the …

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On Subbing: The First Four Years

On Subbing: The First Four Years

by Dave Roche Author

On Subbing is a quiet classic. It's impossible to put down, or forget, Dave Roche's vivid, …

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Americanah

Americanah

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Author

This novel is everything. At its most simplistic, it's a love story set in Nigeria, the US, and the UK. It's so …

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A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster

by Rebecca Solnit Author

Most of us probably think of disasters as times when social order breaks down, when neighbors turn on each other, when …

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Sherwood Nation: A Novel

Sherwood Nation: A Novel

by Benjamin Parzybok Author

In a drought-stricken Portland, Oregon, a Robin Hood-esque water thief is caught on camera redistributing an illegal …

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Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence

by Doris Pilkington Author

This extraordinary story of courage and faith is based on the actual experiences of three girls who fled from the …

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The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory

The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory

by Stacy Wakefield Author

This is a novel that reads as a page-turning, barely-fictionalized memoir about squatting in New York City in the 90s. …

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Decoded by Jay-Z

Decoded by Jay-Z

by Jay-Z Author

Decoded is billed as rapper Jay-Z's annotated lyrics. In reality, it's a whip-smart, beautifully written memoir …

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The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture

The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture

by Wendell Berry Author

Since its publication by Sierra Club Books in 1977, The Unsettling of America has been recognized as a classic of …

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

by Gabor Mate Author

Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the …

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Just Kids

Just Kids

by Patti Smith Author

Patti Smith was my teenage hero; reading her books later in life has made me admire her more than ever. As a rocker, …

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H Is for Hawk

H Is for Hawk

by Helen Macdonald Author

I loved everything about this book. It's so many things: a grief memoir, a story of a lifelong obsession (and …

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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

by Brene Brown Author

Daring Greatly is not about winning or losing. It’s about courage. In a world where “never enough” …

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Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence

Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence

by Lisa Cron Author

Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and …

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Jane Jacobs Author

The Death and Life of Great American Cities is a direct and wonderfully optimistic indictment of the …

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Everyone Calls Themselves An Ally Until It Is Time To Do Some Real Ally Shit

Everyone Calls Themselves An Ally Until It Is Time To Do Some Real Ally Shit

by Xhopakelxhit Author

"Not everyone is a warrior. Not everyone wants to be in confrontational situations with the police and …

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

by Adam Hochschild Author

In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold Ii of Belgium seized for himself the vast and …

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1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

by Charles C. Mann Author

From the bestselling author of 1491, this is a deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the …

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Women in Clothes

Women in Clothes

by Sheila Heti Author, Heidi Julavits Author and Leanne Shapton Author

If you tried to explain this book to someone, you'd probably find yourself go on for a while about conversations …

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Scam: The First Four Issues

Scam: The First Four Issues

by Erica Dawn Lyle Author

Scam was equal parts an introductory guide on how to get things for free and punk memoir. Youths experienced …

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$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

$20 Superpack of Enjoyable Distractions

by Elly Blue Author, Kate Lopresti Author, Erica Dawn Lyle Author, Joshua Ploeg Author, Meadow Shadowhawk Author, 3 more

Sometimes you want to know everything that's going on around you, your brain whirring like a machine, soaking it …

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$25 Superpack: Dr. Faith's 5-Minute Therapy

$25 Superpack: Dr. Faith's 5-Minute Therapy

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author and Super Pack! Author

Dr. Faith Harper is a badass funny lady with a PhD, a professional counselor, a certified sex therapist, and an adult …

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Sticker #383: Feminist Chainring Fist

Sticker #383: Feminist Chainring Fist

Put your feminism and bicycle love together in one solid statement.

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