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  • The next big story [downloadable ebook] / my journey through the land of possibilities

    The next big story / my journey through the land of possibilities2010

    by Soledad O'Brien

    (220)

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  • How to be a woman

    How to be a woman2011

    by Caitlin Moran

    (105,450)

    Summary: Piecing together common-sense observations with scenes from her own life, the author sheds new light on feminism, discussing the reasons why female rights and empowerment are essential issues for both women and society itself.

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.42 MOR

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • American chica [downloadable ebook] / two worlds, one childhood

    American chica / two worlds, one childhood2005

    by Marie Arana

    (757)

    Summary: The author discusses her childhood as the daughter of a Peruvian father and American mother, and recalls the challenges she faced trying to reconcile her two cultures after moving to the United States.

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  • The grace of silence

    The grace of silence2010

    by Michele Norris

    (2,652)

    Summary: The cohost of National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" set out, through original reporting, to write a book about "the hidden conversation on race" that is going on in this country. Along the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B NORRIS

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  • Hitch-22 [downloadable audiobook] / a memoir

    Hitch-22 / a memoir2010

    by Christopher Hitchens

    (21,024)

    Summary: Christopher Hitchens, a contributing editor for Vanity Fair, presents his memoir, offering a fascinating look into his complex and unusual viewpoints. From the childhood that drove him to atheism to...  more »

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  • The house in France [downloadable ebook] / a memoir

    The house in France / a memoir2011

    by Gully Wells

    (430)

    Summary: "Set in Provence, London, and New York: a daughter's wonderfully evocative and witty memoir of her mother and stepfather--Dee Wells, the glamorous and rebellious American journalist, and A. J. Ayer,...  more »

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  • Love is a mix tape [downloadable ebook] / life and loss, one song at a time

    Love is a mix tape / life and loss, one song at a time2007

    by Rob Sheffield

    (35,457)

    Summary: "In the 1990s, "alternative" was suddenly mainstream, and bands like Pearl Jam and Pavement, Nirvana and R.E.M.--bands that a year before would have been too weird for MTV--were MTV. The boundaries...  more »

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  • Life itself [DVD]

    Life itself2015

    Summary: The legacy of Roger Ebert's life, recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of the world-renowned film critic and social commentator, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD B EBERT

    Location: DVDs Biography

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  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain2001

    by Geoffrey C Ward

    (436)

    BOOK

    Call #: B TWAIN

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  • An echo in my blood : the search for a family's hidden past

    An echo in my blood : the search for a family's hidden past1999

    by Alan Weisman

    (22)

  • Hemingway's boat : everything he loved in life, and lost

    Hemingway's boat : everything he loved in life, and lost2012

    by Paul Hendrickson

    (1,870)

    Summary: An illuminating reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway that will change the way he is perceived and understood. Focusing on the years 1934 to 1961--from his pinnacle until...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B HEMINGWAY

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  • Hitch-22 [downloadable ebook] / a memoir

    Hitch-22 / a memoir2010

    by Christopher Hitchens

    (21,025)

    Summary: "The life story of one of the most admired and controversial public intellectuals of our time"--Provided by publisher.

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  • Hitch-22 : a memoir

    Hitch-22 : a memoir2010

    by Christopher Hitchens

    (21,026)

    Summary: "The life story of one of the most admired and controversial public intellectuals of our time"--Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: B HITCHENS

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  • Talking to girls about Duran Duran : one young man's quest for true love and a cooler haircut

    Talking to girls about Duran Duran : one young man's quest for true love and a cooler haircut2010

    by Rob Sheffield

    (8,021)

    BOOK

    Call #: 781.64 SHE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Perfect spy : the incredible double life of Pham Xuan An, Time magazine reporter and Vietnamese communist agent

    Perfect spy : the incredible double life of Pham Xuan An, Time magazine reporter and Vietnamese communist agent2007

    by Larry Berman

    (844)

    BOOK

    Call #: 959.7043 BER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Mark Twain : a life

    Mark Twain : a life2005

    by Ron Powers

    (1,568)

    Summary: Mark Twain's works are a living national treasury, yet somehow, beneath the vast river of literature that he left behind, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, the man who became Mark Twain, has receded from...  more »

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    Call #: B TWAIN

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  • Love is a mix tape : life and loss, one song at a time

    Love is a mix tape : life and loss, one song at a time2007

    by Rob Sheffield

    (35,457)

    Summary: In the 1990s, "alternative" was suddenly mainstream, and bands like Pearl Jam and Pavement, Nirvana and R.E.M. -- bands that a year before would have been too weird for MTV -- were MTV. The...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 781.64 SHE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The year of magical thinking [downloadable audiobook]

    The year of magical thinking2005

    by Joan Didion

    (161,194)

    Summary: In this intensely personal, deeply moving account, the author exposes the layers and facets of her life over a year of dramatic and unexpected events. Her daughter's serious illness and her husband's...  more »

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  • Voluntary madness : my year lost and found in the loony bin

    Voluntary madness : my year lost and found in the loony bin2008

    by Norah Vincent

    (3,660)

    Summary: Norah Vincent's last book left her emotionally drained. Suffering from severe depression, Vincent felt she was a danger to herself. On the advice of her psychologist she committed herself to a mental...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 362.2 VIN

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Sting-ray afternoons : a memoir

    Sting-ray afternoons : a memoir2017

    by Steve Rushin

    (2,195)

    Summary: A bittersweet memoir of the author's 1970s childhood nostalgically shares observations of his family life as it was shaped by influences ranging from the Steve Miller Band and Saturday morning cartoons to Bic pens and Schwinn Sting-Ray bikes.

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    Call #: B RUSHIN

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  • Ugly

    Ugly2017

    by Robert Hoge

    (4,454)

    Summary: Robert Hoge was born with a tumor the size of a tennis ball in the middle of his face and short, twisted legs, but he refused to let what made him different stand in the way of leading a happy,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B HOGE

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Mark Twain : a biography

    Mark Twain : a biography2004

    by Connie Ann Kirk

    (10)

    BOOK

    Call #: B TWAIN YA

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  • Nellie Bly : daredevil reporter

    Nellie Bly : daredevil reporter2000

    by Charles Fredeen

    Summary: A biography of the woman who helped pioneer "stunt" reporting at the turn of the century.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BLY

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Gloria's voice : the story of Gloria Steinem -- feminist, activist, leader

    Gloria's voice : the story of Gloria Steinem -- feminist, activist, leader2018

    by Aura Lewis , illustrator

    (260)

    Summary: Gloria Steinem is known as a leader of the feminist movement and a trailblazer who fights for equality for all people. This unofficial biography for young readers tells her story, from being a young...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J B STEINEM

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Fear and loathing in Las Vegas and other American stories

    Fear and loathing in Las Vegas and other American stories1996

    by Hunter S Thompson

    (2,211)

    Summary: First published in Rolling Stone magazine in 1971, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is Hunter S. Thompson's savagely comic account of what happened to this country in the 1960s. It is told through the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: B THOMPSON

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  • The race around the world

    The race around the world2015

    by Nancy F. Castaldo

    Series: Totally True Adventures

    (19)

    Summary: When Nellie Bly read "Around the World in Eighty Days" by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889,...  more »

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    Call #: J 909 TOT

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Furiously happy : [a funny book about horrible things]

    Furiously happy :2015

    by Jenny Lawson

    (142,047)

    Summary: "In Furiously Happy ... Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: B LAWSON

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  • When in French : love in a second language

    When in French : love in a second language2016

    by Lauren Collins

    (2,927)

    Summary: "A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier-- a surprising turn of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 448 COL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The men in my life : a memoir of love and art in 1950s Manhattan

    The men in my life : a memoir of love and art in 1950s Manhattan2017

    by Patricia Bosworth

    (571)

    Summary: "An American journalist and biographer discusses what it was like to come of age during the repressive 1950s and how her family's move to New York landed her inside the Actor's Studio with Marilyn Monroe and Paul Newman." -- NoveList.

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    Call #: B BOSWORTH

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  • The prince of Frogtown

    The prince of Frogtown2008

    by Rick Bragg

    (2,826)

    BOOK

    Call #: 818.54 BRA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Audition : a memoir

    Audition : a memoir2008

    by Barbara Walters

    (5,872)

    BOOK

    Call #: B WALTERS

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  • A bold fresh piece of humanity

    A bold fresh piece of humanity2008

    by Bill O'Reilly

    (4,970)

    Summary: In his most intimate book yet, O'Reilly goes back in time to examine the people, places, and experiences that launched him on his journey from working-class kid to immensely influential television...  more »

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    Call #: B O'REILLY

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  • The soloist [DVD]

    The soloist2009

    Summary: In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD DRAMA SOLOIST

    Location: DVDs Drama

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  • Little boy blues [downloadable ebook]

    Little boy blues2010

    by Malcolm Jones

    (47)

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  • Someone will be with you shortly [downloadable ebook] / notes from a perfectly imperfect life

    Someone will be with you shortly / notes from a perfectly imperfect life2010

    by Lisa Kogan

    (993)

    Summary: Offers hilarious and poignant essays on single motherhood, aging, sex, and other real-life quandaries.

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  • Let's take the long way home [downloadable ebook] / a memoir of friendship

    Let's take the long way home / a memoir of friendship2010

    by Gail Caldwell

    (11,030)

    Summary: In this gorgeous, moving memoir, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Caldwell reflects on her own coming-of-age in midlife, as she learns to open herself to the power and healing of sharing her life with a best friend.

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  • Who was Robert Ripley?

    Who was Robert Ripley?2015

    by Kirsten Anderson

    Series: Who Was-- ?

    (177)

    Summary: Enter a world of shrunken heads, mystic holy men, shriveled aliens, and bizarre relics in the delightfully odd tale of Robert Ripley. Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports...  more »

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    Call #: J B WHO

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • After visiting friends : a son's story

    After visiting friends : a son's story2013

    by Michael Hainey

    (6,815)

    Summary: Michael Hainey had just turned six when his uncle knocked on his family's back door one morning with the tragic news: Bob Hainey, Michael's father, had been found dead near his car on Chicago's North...  more »

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    Call #: B HAINEY

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  • Mother, daughter, me : a memoir

    Mother, daughter, me : a memoir2013

    by Katie Hafner

    (2,737)

    Summary: The complex, deeply binding relationship between mothers and daughters is brought vividly to life in Katie Hafner's memoir of the year she and her mother Helen spent working through, and triumphing...  more »

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    Call #: B HAFNER

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  • The tender bar [downloadable ebook] / a memoir

    The tender bar / a memoir2005

    by J. R Moehringer

    Summary: J.R. Moehringer grew up listening for a voice: the sound of his missing father, a disc jockey who disappeared before J.R. spoke his first words. As a boy, he would press his ear to a radio, straining...  more »

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