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Hunting the Truth: Memoirs of Beate and Serge Klarsfeld
Klarsfeld, Beate

$39.00 $2.54

In this dual autobiography, the Klarsfelds tell the dramatic story of fifty years devoted to bringing Nazis to justiceThey were born on opposite sides of the Second World War: Beate grew up in the ruins of a defeated Weimar Germany, while Serge, a Jewish boy in France, was hiding in a cupboard wh...


The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Home
Lee, Heath Hardage

$37.99 $9.76

The true story of the fierce band of women who battled Washington - and Hanoi - to bring their husbands home from the jungles of Vietnam.On February 12, 1973, one hundred and sixteen men who, just six years earlier, had been high flying Navy and Air Force pilots, shuffled, limped, or were carried...


I Am Malala
Yousafzai, Malala

$29.00 $8.57

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range...


Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story
Richards, Cecile

$35.71 $12.23

Cecile Richards has been an activist since she was taken to the principal’s office in seventh grade for wearing an armband in protest of the Vietnam War. She had an extraordinary childhood in ultra-conservative Texas, where her civil rights attorney father and activist mother taught their kids to...


Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
Griswold, Eliza

$35.00 $9.25

In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom’s impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman’s transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist.Stacey Haney is a local nurse working hard to r...


The Hundred Story Home: A Memoir of Finding Faith in Ourselves and Something Bigger
Izard, Kathy

$21.00 $5.60

Kathy Izard was a graphic designer, wife, mother of four daughters, and volunteer at Charlotte’s Urban Ministry Center when an unlikely meeting with formerly homeless author Denver Moore changed the course of her life. Inspired by Denver’s challenge to do more than serve in this soup kitchen, Kat...


Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World
McNamara, Eileen

$23.00 $5.60

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping her ...


Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World
McNamara, Eileen

$37.00 $6.79

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping her ...


Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World
McNamara, Eileen

$37.00 $4.92

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound political legacy.While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping her ...


Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist
Saslow, Eli

$35.64 $8.57

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, the powerful story of how a prominent white supremacist changed his heart and mindDerek Black grew up at the epicenter of white nationalism. His father founded Stormfront, the largest racist community on the Internet. His godfather, David Duke, was a KKK Gr...


Ali: A Life
Eig, Jonathan

$39.68 $7.38

He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us himself). Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth century’s most fantastic figures and arguably the most famous man on the planet.But until now, he has never been the subject of a complete, u...


Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey
Yousafzai, Ziauddin

$29.99 $7.38

Let Her Fly traces the inspirational journey of Malala Yousafzai's father, Ziauddin, from a boy in Shangla to a man who broke with tradition and proves there are many faces of feminism.With humor and sincerity, Yousafzai describes his life before the Talibanization of Mingora, scenes of his sons ...


An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream
Castro, Julian

$36.50 $6.19

The keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC, former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, tells his remarkable and inspiring life story. In the spirit of a young Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father, comes a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in...


An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream
Castro, Julian

$36.50 $7.98

The keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC, former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, tells his remarkable and inspiring life story. In the spirit of a young Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father, comes a candid and compelling memoir about race and poverty in...


A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound
Hylton, Donna

$36.50 $7.98

Like so many women before her and so many women yet to come, Donna Hylton's early life was a nightmare of abuse that left her feeling alone and convinced of her worthlessness. In 1986, she took part in a horrific act and was sentenced to 25 years to life for kidnapping and second-degree murder. I...


The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000-Mile Journey Through a New America
Van Gelder, Sarah

$25.06 $6.19

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Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty, An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother
Hennessy, Kate

$23.00 $6.19

Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a prominent reformer and social organizer who founded a radical Christian movement committed to working for justice, eradicating poverty, and helping the needy. Described by the New Yorker as "a saint for the Occupy era," Day dedicated her life to an understanding of s...


Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty, An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother
Hennessy, Kate

$23.00 $3.73

Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a prominent reformer and social organizer who founded a radical Christian movement committed to working for justice, eradicating poverty, and helping the needy. Described by the New Yorker as "a saint for the Occupy era," Day dedicated her life to an understanding of s...


DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the World
Suh, Krista

$33.06 $8.57

On January 21, 2017, millions of protestors took part in the Women's March, and many of them created a "sea of pink" when they wore knitted pink "pussyhats" in record numbers. The pussyhat swiftly found its place on the cover of TIME and the New Yorker, and it ultimately came to symbolize resista...


Make Trouble: Stand Up, Speak Out, and Find the Courage to Lead
Richards, Cecile

$22.00 $5.60

To make change, you have to make trouble.From Cecile Richards - the president of Planned Parenthood, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Washington, and "the heroine of the resistance" (Vogue) - comes a story about learning to lead and make change,...


Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up
Smart, Elizabeth

$34.00 $2.54

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, My Story - about being held in captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive - with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one's life.NOTE: This is a Scr...


Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up
Smart, Elizabeth

$34.00 $4.41

Elizabeth Smart follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, My Story - about being held in captivity as a teenager, and how she managed to survive - with a powerful and inspiring book about what it takes to overcome trauma, find the strength to move on, and reclaim one's life.


From Broken Glass: My Story of Finding Hope in Hitler's Death Camps to Inspire a New Generation
Ross, Steve

$34.00 $4.92

From the survivor of ten Nazi concentration camps who went on to create the New England Holocaust Memorial, an inspiring memoir about finding strength in the face of despair.


Wild and Precious Life
Ziegler, Deborah

$35.00 $7.38

Written by Deborah Ziegler, the mother of Brittany Maynard - a twenty-nine-year-old woman with a terminal brain tumor - this touching and beautiful memoir captures and celebrates her daughter’s spirit and the mostly untold story of Brittany's last year of life as she chose her right to die with d...


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