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Author: Toni Morrison
Release Date: February 12, 2019
The most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.

The Source of Self-Regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark.
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Author: Yiyun Li
Release Date: February 05, 2019
In her first memoir, award-winning novelist Yiyun Li offers a journey of recovery through literature. a letter from a writer to like-minded readers.

“A meditation on the fact that literature itself lives and gives life.”—Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead

“What a long way it is from one life to another, yet why write if not for that distance.
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Author: Emily Bernard | Narrator: Emily Bernard
Release Date: January 29, 2019
An extraordinary, exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race--in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way--in twelve telltale, connected, deeply personal essays that explore, up-close, the complexities and paradoxes, the haunting memories and ambushing realities of growing up black in the South with a family name inherited from a white man, of getting a PhD from Yale, of marrying a white man from the North, of adopting two babies from Ethiopia, of teaching at a white college and living in America's New England today.
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Author: Glory Edim | Narrator: Glory Edim
Release Date: October 30, 2018
An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature.

Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you.
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Author: Heather Havrilesky | Narrator: Heather Havrilesky
Release Date: October 02, 2018
By the acclaimed critic, memoirist, and advice columnist, an impassioned collection tackling our obsession with self-improvement and urging readers to embrace the imperfections of the everyday

Heather Havrilesky's writing has been called "whip-smart and profanely funny" (Entertainment Weekly) and "required reading for all humans" (Celeste Ng).
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ISBN: 9780525638087
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Author: June Eric-Udorie | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 25, 2018
"As timely as it is well-written, this clear-eyed collection is just what I need right now."  —Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown Girl Dreaming

"The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" (Bustle), edited by a feminist activist and writer who "calls to mind a young Audre Lorde" (Kirkus)

Why do some women struggle to identify as feminists, despite their commitment to gender equality.
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ISBN: 9780525641063
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Author: Jeanne Marie Laskas | Narrator: Jeanne Marie Laskas, Various and Sullivan Jones
Release Date: September 18, 2018
President Barack Obama received ten thousand letters a day from his constituents. This is the story of the private and profound relationship with letter writers that shaped his presidency. Their voices combine to reveal a diary of a nation.
 
Every evening for eight years, at his request, President Obama was given ten handpicked letters written by ordinary American citizens—the unfiltered voice of a nation—from his Office of Presidential Correspondence.
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Author: Dessa | Narrator: Dessa
Release Date: September 18, 2018
"Incredible gravitas and presence and humanity. There's just so much intelligence to everything she does." - NPR, All Songs Considered

Dessa defies category--she is an intellectual with an international rap career and an inhaler in her backpack; a creative writer fascinated by philosophy and behavioral science; and a funny, charismatic performer dogged by blue moods and heartache.
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ISBN: 9780525641995
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Author: Philip Pullman | Narrator: Simon Mason and Philip Pullman
Release Date: September 18, 2018
From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelling.
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Author: David Grann | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 04, 2018
Now a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek, from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Killers of the Flower Moon, The Old Man and the Gun is here joined by two other riveting true crime tales.
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Author: Joshua Cohen | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: August 14, 2018
“The nonfiction novel of our moment.”—Jonathan Lethem

A wide-ranging, rule-bending collection from “a major American writer” (The New York Times)—reclaiming the power of attention in an age of constant distraction

One of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists, Joshua Cohen arrives with his first collection of nonfiction, the culmination of two decades of writing and thought about life in the digital age.
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Author: Ulrich Baer and Rainer Maria Rilke | Narrator: Ulrich Baer and Rosanne Cash
Release Date: August 14, 2018
From the writer of the classic Letters to a Young Poet, reflections on grief and loss, collected and published here in one volume for the first time.

“A great poet’s reflections on our greatest mystery.”—Billy Collins

Gleaned from Rainer Maria Rilke’s voluminous, never-before-translated letters to bereaved friends and acquaintances, The Dark Interval is a profound vision of the mourning process and a meditation on death’s place in our lives.
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