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Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399588198
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

A must-read for anyone who has "heard of" apartheid but didn't fully grasp it. Shocking, infuriating, and also very fun. How? Because Trevor Noah is that talented with words and timing.

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Brat: An '80s Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538754276
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 11th, 2021

A fun look behind the scenes of some of the most iconic movies of the 80's. McCarthy is a surprisingly good writer - check out his travel writing!

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Secret Houston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681062099
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: Reedy Press - October 15th, 2019

Finding youself with some time to kill? All these amazing spots are very local and many are free! Discover the quirky side of Houston!

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307279286
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

A detailed nonfiction accouunt of "The Troubles" that reads like a frightening murder mystery.

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Bibliophile: Diverse Spines Cover Image
By Jamise Harper, Jane Mount, Jane Mount (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781797211916
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 2nd, 2021

A gorgeous celebration of BIPOC literature - books, booksellers, and authors. New Year's Resolution: expand horizons. Check!