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Wild

30% Off:
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Cheryl Strayed A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again.


“A vivid, touching, and ultimately inspiring account of a life unraveling, and of the journey that put it back together." —Michael J. Ybarra, The Wall Street Journal

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The Examined Life The Examined Life

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Stephen Grosz

An extraordinary book for anyone eager to understand the hidden motives that shape our lives.

We are all storytellers—we create stories to make sense of our lives. But it is not enough to tell tales. There must be someone to listen.

In his work as a practicing psychoanalyst, Stephen Grosz has spent the last twenty-five years uncovering the hidden feelings behind our most baffling behavior. The Examined Life distils more than 50,000 hours of conversation into pure psychological insight without the jargon.

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Bad Feminist Bad Feminist

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Roxanne Gay

One of our most indispensable writers . . . on everything that matters

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The Empathy Exams The Empathy Exams

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Leslie Jamison From personal loss to phantom diseases, a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize "Leslie Jamison threads her fine mind through the needle of emotion, sewing our desire for feeling to our fear of feeling. Her essays pierce both pain and sweetness." —Eula Biss

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The Boys in the Boat

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$17.00 $11.90

Daniel James Brown

Daniel James Brown’s robust book tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic games in Berlin, 1936.