Intimations

Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lock down, by one of the most clear sighted and essential writers of our time n n There will be many books written about the year 2020 historical, analytic, political and comprehensive accounts This is no

Worth It: Overcome Your Fears and Embrace the Life You Were Made For

Brit Barron grew up in an Evangelical megachurch in the 90s, trying to fit neatly inside the boundaries her church and its narrow view of God had placed around her She was boxed in by her fears, unable to realize her full potential All that changed when she met a girl named Sami, fell in love, an

Empty

An editor at This American Life reveals the searing story of the secret binge eating that dominated her adolescence and shapes her still n nGrowing up, Susan Burton had never heard of binge eating She just knew she felt her best when she was empty, like a straw , as she says something you could bl

Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century

A groundbreaking collection of first person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience Disability Visibility brings together the voices of activists, authors, lawyers, politicians, artists, and everyday people whose daily lives are, in the words of playwright Neil Marcus

Educated

Librarian s note An alternate cover edition can be found here n nTara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In

Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family

The first, epic and true story of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex s life together, finally revealing why they chose to pursue a independent path and the reasons behind their unprecedented decision to step away from their royal lives, from two top royal reporters who have been behind the scenes s

Becoming

In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era As First Lady of the United States of America the first African American to serve in that role she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in his