New Adult Non-Fiction

“You know, everybody's ignorant, just on different subjects.” 
― Will Rogers


The Forgotten Girls: A Memoir of Friendship and Lost Promise in Rural America By Monica Potts Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593730898
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Published: Random House - May 30th, 2023

Talented and ambitious, Monica Potts and her best friend, Darci, were both determined to make something of themselves. How did their lives turn out so different?

Horse Barbie: A Memoir By Geena Rocero Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593445884
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Published: The Dial Press - May 30th, 2023

The heartfelt memoir of a trans pageant queen from the Philippines who went back into the closet to model in New York City—until she realized that living her truth was the only way to step into her full power.

In the Blood: How Two Outsiders Solved a Centuries-Old Medical Mystery and Took On the US Army By Charles Barber Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538709863
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 30th, 2023

The "high-stakes" true story of how an absent-minded inventor and a down-on-his-luck salesman joined forces to create a once‑in‑a‑generation lifesaving product: "Suspenseful storytelling helps us see and feel the struggle and frustration, the sweat and tears . . .

Lesbian Love Story: A Memoir In Archives By Amelia Possanza Cover Image
ISBN: 9781646221059
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Published: Catapult - May 30th, 2023

For readers of Saidiya Hartman and Jeanette Winterson, Lesbian Love Story is an intimate journey into the archives—uncovering the romances and role models written out of history and what their stories can teach us all about how to love

Everything All at Once: A Memoir By Stephanie Catudal Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063253131
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Published: HarperOne - May 30th, 2023

An intimate and evocative memoir one woman’s experience with the universality of grief and the redemptive power of love as she endures her husband’s 84-day battle with lung cancer.

On Women By Susan Sontag, Merve Emre (Introduction by), David Rieff (Editor) Cover Image
By Susan Sontag, Merve Emre (Introduction by), David Rieff (Editor)
ISBN: 9781250876850
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Published: Picador - May 30th, 2023

A pithy and brilliant introduction to Susan Sontag’s writing on women, gathering early essays on aging, equality, beauty, sexuality, and fascism

Susan Sontag was one of the most formidable, original, and influential thinkers of the last century. “The most interesting ideas are heresies,” she remarked, and indeed, her writing rejects the familiar and refuses party lines.

Diary of a Tuscan Bookshop: A Memoir By Alba Donati Cover Image
ISBN: 9781668015568
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Published: Scribner - May 30th, 2023

Under the Tuscan Sun meets Diary of a Bookseller in this charming memoir by an Italian poet recounting her experience opening a bookshop in a village in Tuscany.

Alba Donati was used to her hectic life working as a book publicist in Italy—a life that made her happy and allowed her to meet prominent international authors—but she was ready to make a ch

The Soldier's Truth: Ernie Pyle and the Story of World War II By David Chrisinger Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984881311
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Published: Penguin Press - May 30th, 2023

A beautiful reckoning with the life and work of the legendary journalist Ernie Pyle, who gave World War II a human face for millions of Americans even as he wrestled with his own demons

Allergic: Our Irritated Bodies in a Changing World By Theresa MacPhail Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593229194
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Published: Random House - May 30th, 2023

An “important and deeply researched” (The Wall Street Journal) exploration of allergies, from their first medical description in 1819 to the cutting-edge science that is illuminating the changes in our environment and lifestyles that are making so many of us sick

Laid and Confused: Why We Tolerate Bad Sex and How to Stop By Maria Yagoda Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250277732
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Published: St. Martin's Press - May 30th, 2023

A refreshingly honest, deeply researched, and frequently hilarious deep-dive into the cultural crisis of bad sex, as one brave sex columnist recruits the counsel of coaches, psychologists, pro-dommes, and peers in the pursuit of pleasure.

Working Girl: On Selling Art and Selling Sex By Sophia Giovannitti Cover Image
ISBN: 9781839766701
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Published: Verso - May 30th, 2023

The portrait of a young artist making both a living and a life

The Song of Significance: A New Manifesto for Teams By Seth Godin Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593715543
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Published: Portfolio - May 30th, 2023

A soulful re-envisioning of what work and leadership can be, from the visionary mind of renowned author and thought leader, Seth Godin

The Song of Significance is a rousing contemplation on work: why it is the way it is, why it’s gotten so bad, what all of us–especially leaders–can do to make it better.

Women We Buried, Women We Burned: A Memoir By Rachel Louise Snyder Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635579123
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 23rd, 2023

"Snyder shows us how to summon the courage to imagine in a cruel and dangerous world. A beautiful book." -Patrick Radden Keefe, New York Times bestselling author of Rogues, Empire of Pain, and Say Nothing