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The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorSarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman's memoir does all the things that shouldn't work: she's sparse on emotion, prolific with excruciating details, and even explains some of her jokes. Yet somehow, like her comedy, it's so wrong it's just right.

Bitch Is the New Black: A Memoir

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorHelena Andrews

The title of this sardonic essay collection refers to the phrase coined by Tina Fey during a Saturday Night Live monologue defending Hillary Clinton. That Helena Andrews is black adds a spin to the catchphrase; it resonates with her sense of what it's like to be boxed into a stereotypical category.

Elegies for the Brokenhearted: A Novel

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorChristie Hodgen

Mary Murphy grows up in a small town in the midst of an economic downturn as the daughter of a reluctant young mother who was impregnated by her alcoholic boyfriend on prom night.

The Last Living Slut: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorRoxana Shirazi

Born in Tehran on the cusp of the Iranian Revolution, Roxana Shirazi is raised in a traditional household, which starts to fall apart when her father abandons the family. At a young age, she begins to feel sexual urges that do not jibe with her mother’s reminders of a woman’s place within Muslim traditions.

Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison

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GenreMemoir
Book AuthorPiper Kerman

Piper Kerman, a Smith-educated, self-described boho, WASPy ex-lesbian, got mixed up with the wrong crowd after college. Enthralled by the flashy lifestyle of her then-girlfriend, Kerman took transatlantic flights to deliver large sums of cash for an African drug lord. Her criminal career didn't last long, and she quickly turned her life around.

 
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