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New Memoirs from Chanel Miller and Saeed Jones

Viking (l); Simon and Schuster (r)

On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we review two new memoirs about the extraordinary lives. Chanel Miller recounts the story of life after she was raped on campus at Stanford University in Know My Name, and Saeed Jones describes his life growing up black and gay in conservative Christian family in Texas in How We Fight for Our Lives.

Chanel Miller, Know My Name, Viking

Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives, Simon and Schuster



Lisa Morgan covered the local arts community as co-creator and host of WYPR’s award-winning program The Signal from 2004 to 2015. She has created and produced many programs for WYPR, including news stories, features, commentaries, and audio documentaries. She taught audio production at Goucher College and has done voice-over work for a variety of clients. The Weekly Reader is her latest project.
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