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Know My Name by Chanel Miller

[TW: Sexual Assault, Rape] Chanel Miller. What if the entire world knew of the most horrific incident in your life without even knowing your name? This is the lived reality of Chanel, formerly known as Emily Doe, survivor of the Brock Turner sexual assault case. In this powerful memoir, Chanel tells her story and the …

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A Very Punchable Face by Colin Jost

He might look like a douche bag republican with a hefty inheritance (aka very punchable) but that couldn’t be further from who Colin Jost is.  In this memoir, he details his experience growing up in Staten Island with firefighter parents, commuting three hours per day to high school, attending Harvard while Facebook was being created, …

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The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border by Rosayra Pablo Cruz & Julie Schwietert Collazo

Compelling and urgently important, The Book of Rosy is the unforgettable story of one brave mother and her fight to save her family. When Rosayra “Rosy” Pablo Cruz made the agonizing decision to seek asylum in the United States with two of her children, she knew the journey would be arduous, dangerous, and quite possibly …