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BEA Buzz Books

Happy Friday, friends! We’re thrilled to share these three titles chosen for BEA Buzz panels:

HOME IS BURNING by Dan Marshall
On Sale: October 20, 2015
A BEA Editor’s Buzz Panel Selection
Dave Eggers meets David Sedaris in this uproariously funny, unflinchingly honest, and tender memoir from Marshall, who as a recent college graduate, had to return home to help his ailing parents (mom has cancer and dad has ALS).
“Horrible. Hysterical. Repeat, repeat, repeat. Just like life.” — Jenny Lawson, #1 bestselling author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (and the forthcoming FURIOUSLY HAPPY)

BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy, M.D.
On Sale: September 8, 2015
A BEA Editor’s Buzz Panel Selection
In this powerful and profound memoir, Tweedy deftly explores the challenges confronting black doctors, and the disproportionate health burdens faced by black patients, ultimately seeking a way forward to better treatment and more compassionate care.

DREAM THINGS TRUE by Marie Marquardt
On Sale: September 1, 2015
A BEA YA Buzz Panel Selection
A modern-day Romeo and Juliet story in which a wealthy Southern boy falls in love with an undocumented Mexican girl and together they face perils in their hostile Georgia town. What follows is a beautiful, nuanced, well-paced exploration of the complications of immigration, young love, defying one’s family, and facing a tangled bureaucracy that threatens to completely upend two young lives.

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