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Four hundred souls : a community history of African America, 1619-2019
Four hundred souls : a community history of African America, 1619-2019
by edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain.

A choral history of African Americans covering four hundred years in the voices of ninety writers.

Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted
Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted
by Jaouad, Suleika.

A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman&;s journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self-discovery.

Just As I Am: a memoir
Just As I Am: a memoir
by Cicely Tyson

The Academy, Tony, and three-time Emmy Award-winning actor and trailblazer tells her stunning story, looking back at her six-decade career and life.

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A Promised Land
A Promised Land
by Barack Obama

In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world.

Is This  Anything?
Is This Anything?
by Jerry Seinfeld

The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.

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Separated: Inside an American Tragedy
Separated: Inside an American Tragedy
by Jacob Soboroff

"A deeply reported, newsbreaking account the humanitarian crisis of our time by the journalist who has been at the center of the story.

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Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

n the story of Baldwin's crucible, Glaude suggests, we can find hope and guidance through our own after historically difficult times.

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The Home Edit Life: The No-guilt Guide to Owning What You Want and Organizing Everything
The Home Edit Life: The No-guilt Guide to Owning What You Want and Organizing Everything
by Clea Shearer/ Teplin, Joanna

The New York Times bestselling authors of The Home Edit and stars of the upcoming Netflix series Get Organized with The Home Edit teach you how to apply their genius, holistic approach to your work life, on-the-go necessities, and technology.

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Untamed
Untamed
by Glennon Doyle

In her most revealing and powerful memoir yet, the activist, speaker, bestselling author explores the joy and peace we discover when we stop striving to meet others' expectations and start trusting the voice deep within us.

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Alone Together : Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of Covid-19
Alone Together : Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of Covid-19
by Jennifer Haupt

This collection of essays, poems, and interviews serve as a lifeline for negotiating how to connect and thrive during this stressful time of isolation as well as a historical perspective that will remain relevant for years to come.

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