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Women in Their Own Words

  • NONFICTION

    OLD IN ART SCHOOL

    JUNE 19, 2018

  • NONFICTION

    THE RECOVERING

    APRIL 3, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE RECOVERING

by Leslie Jamison

The bracing, unflinching, and beautifully resonant history of a writer’s addiction and hard-won reclamation. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    MAKE TROUBLE

    APRIL 3, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

MAKE TROUBLE

by Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson

A memoir that makes palpable the immense influence of an organization that has improved so many women’s lives. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE SEASONS OF MY MOTHER

    MAY 1, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE SEASONS OF MY MOTHER

by Marcia Gay Harden

Praise, love, and honor all play roles in this respectful, highly affectionate memoir about a spirited mother-daughter... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS

    MAY 1, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS

by Clemantine Wamariya & Elizabeth Weil

Not quite as attention-getting as memoirs by Ismail Beah or Scholastique Mukasonga, but a powerful record of the refugee... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    SICK

    JUNE 5, 2018

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

SICK

by Porochista Khakpour

A courageously intimate memoir about living within a body that has “never felt at ease.” Full review >

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