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Author: Beck Dorey-Stein
Release Date: May 08, 2018
The compulsively readable, behind-the-scenes memoir that takes readers inside the Obama White House, through the eyes of a young staffer learning the ropes, falling in love, and finding her place in the world.

In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was just scraping by in DC when a posting on Craigslist landed her, improbably, in the Oval Office as one of Barack Obama's stenographers.
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Author: Elizabeth Weil and Clemantine Wamariya
Release Date: April 24, 2018
A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us
 
Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were “thunder.
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Author: Caroline Weber
Release Date: April 24, 2018
From the author of the acclaimed Queen of Fashion--a brilliant look at the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Paris through the first in-depth study of the three women Proust used to create his supreme fictional character, the Duchesse de Guermantes.
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Author: Pamela Colloff
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff's "The Witness" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

For more than a decade, it was Michelle Lyons's job to observe the final moments of death row inmates--but watching 278 executions did not come without a cost.
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Author: Claire L. Evans | Narrator: Claire L. Evans
Release Date: March 06, 2018
If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet -- written out of history, until now.

Before Steve Jobs put a personal computer in your hands; before Larry Page and Sergey Brin put any answer at your fingertips; before Mark Zuckerberg connected you to your long lost friends, there were female visionaries at the vanguard of the technology you love (and love to hate).
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Author: Tara Westover | Narrator: Julia Whelan
Release Date: February 20, 2018
An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University

Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.
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Author: John Heminway | Narrator: John Heminway
Release Date: February 13, 2018
The revelatory account of a woman's quest for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a heroic career that hid a dark wartime past.

Over the span of fifty years, Dr. Anne Spoerry, French by birth, treated hundreds of thousands of individuals across rural Kenya.
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Author: Laura Smith | Narrator: Laura Smith
Release Date: February 06, 2018
A young woman chafing at the confines of marriage confronts the high cost of craving freedom and adventure

At twenty-five, as her wedding date approached, Laura Smith began to feel trapped. Not by her fiancé, who shared her appetite for adventure, but by the unsettling idea that it was hard to be at once married and free.
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Author: Maggie O'Farrell | Narrator: Daisy Donovan
Release Date: February 06, 2018
An extraordinary memoir--told entirely in near-death experiences--from one of Britain's bestselling novelists, for fans of Wild, When Breath Becomes Air, and The Year of Magical Thinking.

We are never closer to life than when we brush up against the possibility of death.
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Author: Catherine Kerrison | Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Release Date: January 30, 2018
The remarkable untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s three daughters—two white and free, one black and enslaved—and the divergent paths they forged in a newly independent America
 
Thomas Jefferson had three daughters.
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Author: Kelly Corrigan | Narrator: Kelly Corrigan
Release Date: January 09, 2018
A story-driven collection of essays on the twelve powerful phrases we use to sustain our relationships, from the New York Times bestselling author of Glitter and Glue and The Middle Place

“Kelly Corrigan takes on all the big, difficult questions here, with great warmth and courage.
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Author: Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad | Narrator: Ilyana Kadushin
Release Date: November 07, 2017
In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story.
 
Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq.
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