Small Fry: A Memoir

Posted December 4, 2018


In Small Fry, Lisa Brennan-Jobs offers a unique spin on the typical coming-of-age memoir: her father happens to be Steve Jobs, inarguably one of the most celebrated contributors to the modern world. Jobs, however, despite his renown, his…

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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

Posted November 2, 2018

A well-researched and chilling account of New York City's infamous Blackwell Island (now known as Roosevelt Island). Blackwell Island was a 2-mile island in the East River where 19th century New York once housed vagrants, petty criminals, and the poo…

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Educated: A Memoir

Posted May 31, 2018

A powerful story of one woman's struggle to break free of her past and of her family in order to shape a better world for herself. Tara Westover is the youngest of seven children born to survivalists in 1986 rural Idaho. Her …

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Stephen Florida

Posted April 30, 2018

A coming-of-age story, a sports novel, and a psychological character study: Stephen Florida endeavors to be all of these things and more. It’s also a strange and atmospheric novel about obsession, loneliness, and madness.&nb…

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Britt-Marie Was Here

Posted February 27, 2018

On first impression, Britt-Marie is almost insufferable. She's obsessively organized, honest to a fault, humorless, and prim. At sixty-three-years old, she has just left her unfaithful husband and is entering the workforce for the first time in her a…

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