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This week we bring you four memoirs and one near-memoir, ranging from a family history of old. Reimagining Our American Landscape, by Suzannah Lessard. (Counterpoint, $26.) Half memoir, half cri de.

The Old Post Office, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Old Post Office and Clock Tower and located at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., was begun in 1892, completed in 1899, and is a contributing property to the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site. It was used as the city’s main General Post Office until 1914 at the beginning of World War I.

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