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The School I Deserve
The School I Deserve

Refugees fight for education equality in a Pennsylvania school system.

Refugee
Refugee

A memoir of a Congolese political refugee's harrowing six-year journey from the DRC to the Netherlands.

House of Sticks
House of Sticks

A moving coming-of-age memoir by a young Vietnamese American girl growing up in New York City.

The Dragons, the Giant, the Women
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women

In this beautiful memoir of dislocation, a young girl flees war-torn Liberia with her family to America.

Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend
Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend

In this humorous memoir-in-essays, Philippe chronicles a lifetime of being the Black friend (see also: foreign kid,…

Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream
Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream

Lin describes the prosperity gospel as a social and psychological strategy for dealing with life between poverty and…

White Magic
White Magic

A Cowlitz woman's collection of interconnected essays on memory, nostalgia and introspection, conveyed through personal…

Open Skies

The true story of Niloofar Rahmani and her determination to become Afghanistan's first female air force pilot.

Antiman
Antiman

An impassioned, genre-blending memoir that navigates the fraught constellations of race, sexuality and…

Red Line
Red Line

The unraveling of Syria and America's race to destroy the most dangerous arsenal in…

Henry Knox's Noble Train
Henry Knox's Noble Train

The story of a Boston bookseller's heroic expedition that saved the American…

Chasing the Thrill
Chasing the Thrill

Obsession, death, and glory in America's most extraordinary treasure hunt.

The Confidence Men
The Confidence Men

How two prisoners of war engineered the most remarkable escape in history.

Madhouse at the end of the earth
Madhouse at the end of the earth

The harrowing true survival story of an early polar expedition that went terribly awry.

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