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The most anticipated nonfiction books releasing in early 2019

These much-buzzed books cover everything from living with obesity in America to the unexpected consequences of modern DNA testing.

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro (Jan. 15)

This work by acclaimed author Dani Shapiro is bound to be one of the most talked-about memoirs of the year, let alone the season. The book recounts Shapiro’s accidental discovery of a family secret: After submitting her DNA for analysis with a geneology company, she discovers her father is not her biological parent.  The resulting memoir is part detective story, part meditation on parenthood, lineage, and, above all, identity.

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“Shapiro’s account is beautifully written and deeply moving — it brought me to tears more than once,” writes Ruth Franklin in the New York Times Book Review. 

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