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Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace by Leon Panetta & Jim Newton
Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career

It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential

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The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in by Sheila Weller
The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in

"Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists." --Vanity Fair

For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce

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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN: Men Under Pressure by Darryl Young
SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN: Men Under Pressure

Sixty-one true stories from men who have served in the U.S. Navy's toughest combat and reconnaissance units.
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Please Be with Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman by Galadrielle Allman
Please Be with Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman

A deeply personal, revealing, and lyrical portrait of Duane Allman, founder of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, written by his daughter

Galadrielle Allman went to her first concert as an infant in diapers, held in her teenage mother's arms.
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The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books by Azar Nafisi
The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran

Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran,

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Stalin and His Hangmen: The Tyrant and Those Who Killed for Him by Donald Rayfield
Stalin and His Hangmen: The Tyrant and Those Who Killed for Him

Stalin did not act alone. The mass executions, the mock trials, the betrayals and purges, the jailings and secret torture that ravaged the Soviet Union during the three decades of Stalin's dictatorship, were the result of a tight network of trusted henchmen
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Bat Boy: My True Life Adventures Coming of Age with the New York Yankees by Matthew Mcgough
Bat Boy: My True Life Adventures Coming of Age with the New York Yankees

Most of us have dreamed of sitting in the dugout with our favorite baseball team, and at sixteen Matt McGough was no different. A few months after sending a blind application letter to George Steinbrenner, on Opening Day 1992 Matt found himself walking
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Winston Churchill's War Leadership by Martin Gilbert
Winston Churchill's War Leadership

How does he assess the information that is brought to him? How does his personal or political philosophy, or a moral sense, sustain him? How does he draw inspiration from those around him? How does he deal with setbacks and disasters? In this brilliant
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Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House by Sally Bedell Smith
Grace and Power: The Private World of the Kennedy White House

In GRACE & POWER: THE PRIVATE WORLD OF THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE, New York Times bestselling author Sally Bedell Smith takes us inside the Kennedy White House with unparalleled access and insight. Having interviewed scores of Kennedy intimates, including
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Marco Polo by Laurence Bergreen
Marco Polo

As the first European to travel extensively throughout Asia, Marco Polo was the earliest bridge between East and West. His famous journeys took him across the boundaries of the known world, along the dangerous Silk Road, and into the court of Kublai Kahn,
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Surprised by Laughter Revised & Updated: The Comic World of C.S. Lewis by Terry Lindvall
Surprised by Laughter Revised & Updated: The Comic World of C.S. Lewis

For C. S. Lewis, merriment was serious business, and like no book before it, Surprised by Laughter explains why. Author Terry Lindvall takes readers on a highly amusing and deeply meaningful journey through the life and letters of one of the most beloved

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Love by the Glass: Tasting Notes from a Marriage by Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
Love by the Glass: Tasting Notes from a Marriage

"I am deeply inspired by this heartwarming story of how two people found love and—even better—a way to get paid for drinking wine." —Dave Barry

Internationally renowned journalists Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher present a captivating

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Osama: The Making of a Terrorist by Jonathan Randal
Osama: The Making of a Terrorist

How is it possible for one middle-aged Saudi millionaire to threaten the world's only superpower? This is the question at the center of Jonathan Randal's riveting, timely account of Osama bin Laden's life and role in the rise of terrorism in the Middle
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Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran by Roya Hakakian
Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran

"We stormed every classroom, inscribed our slogans on the blackboard . . . Never had mayhem brought more peace. All our lives we had been taught the virtues of behaving, and now we were discovering the importance of misbehaving. Too much fear had tainted
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The Real Win: Pursuing God's Plan for Authentic Success by Colt Mccoy & Matt Carter
The Real Win: Pursuing God's Plan for Authentic Success

"I can't speak highly enough about the way this book addresses manhood in our culture. Biblically challenging and radically applicable, it honestly addresses the deepest longings and fears a man faces." --Matt Chandler

Prepare for a paradigm-shifting

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The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins by Robert B. Baer
The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins

What is the definition of assassination? Robert B. Baer's boss at the CIA once told him, "It's a bullet with a man's name on it." Sometimes assassination is the senseless act of a psychotic, a bloodletting without social value. Other times, it can be the
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All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life by Andrew M. Cuomo
All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life

In this full and frank memoir—a personal story of duty, family, justice, politics and resilience—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reflects on his rise, fall, and rise in politics, and recounts his defining personal and political moments and

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Herbie Hancock: Possibilities by Herbie Hancock & Lisa Dickey
Herbie Hancock: Possibilities

The long-awaited memoir by one of the most influential and beloved musicians of our time

In Herbie Hancock the legendary jazz musician and composer reflects on a life and a thriving career that has spanned seven decades. A true innovator, Hancock has

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The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT by Debbie Stier
The Perfect Score Project: Uncovering the Secrets of the SAT

The Perfect Score Project is an indispensable guide to acing the SAT – as well as the affecting story of a single mom's quest to light a fire under her teenage son.

It all began as an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her high-school age son,

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Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist: The Story of a Transformation by Yossi Klein Halevi
Memoirs of a Jewish Extremist: The Story of a Transformation

Now available in paperback for the first time, with a new introduction, the poignant and insightful memoir from Yossi Klein Halevi, the award-winning journalist and author of the acclaimed Like Dreamers—a coming-of-age story about a traumatic

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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone by Martin Dugard
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone

With the utterance of a single line—"Doctor Livingstone, I presume?"—a remote meeting in the heart of Africa was transformed into one of the most famous encounters in exploration history. But the true story behind Dr. David Livingstone and
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J.M.W. Turner: Ackroyd's Brief Lives by Peter Ackroyd
J.M.W. Turner: Ackroyd's Brief Lives

In this second volume in the Ackroyd's Brief Lives series, bestselling author Peter Ackroyd brings us a man of humble beginnings, crude manners, and prodigious talents, the nineteenth-century painter J. M. W. Turner.

Joseph Mallord William Turner was born

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Prisoners by Jeffrey Goldberg
Prisoners

During the first Palestinian uprising in 1990, Jeffrey Goldberg – an American Jew – served as a guard at the largest prison camp in Israel. One of his prisoners was Rafiq, a rising leader in the PLO. Overcoming their fears and prejudices, the
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When We Were on Fire: A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love, and Starting Over by Addie Zierman
When We Were on Fire: A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love, and Starting Over

In the strange, us-versus-them Christian subculture of the 1990s, a person's faith was measured by how many WWJD bracelets she wore and whether he had kissed dating goodbye.

Evangelical poster child Addie Zierman wore three bracelets asking what Jesus

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My Lobotomy by Charles Fleming & Howard Dully
My Lobotomy

At twelve, Howard Dully was guilty of the same crimes as other boys his age: he was moody and messy, rambunctious with his brothers, contrary just to prove a point, and perpetually at odds with his parents. Yet somehow, this normal boy became one of the
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The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy by Strobe Talbott
The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy

During the past ten years, few issues have mattered more to America's vital interests or to the shape of the twenty-first century than Russia's fate. To cheer the fall of a bankrupt totalitarian regime is one thing; to build on its ruins a stable democratic
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Strobe Talbott28 Oct 2014$16.95

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At the Abyss: An Insider's History of the Cold War by Thomas Reed
At the Abyss: An Insider's History of the Cold War

"The Cold War . . . was a fight to the death," notes Thomas C. Reed, "fought with bayonets, napalm, and high-tech weaponry of every sort—save one. It was not fought with nuclear weapons." With global powers now engaged in cataclysmic encounters,
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The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendshi p by Johnette Howard
The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendshi p

In the annals of sports, no individual rivalry matches the intensity, longevity, and emotional resonance of the one between two extraordinary women: Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.

Over sixteen years, Evert and Navratilova met on the tennis court

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Johnette Howard28 Oct 2014$14.00

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Ghosting: A Double Life by Jennie Erdal
Ghosting: A Double Life

When Jennie Erdal was hired to edit a flamboyant London publisher's Russian books in translation, she was happy to be able to commute from her home in Scotland. Soon, however, she was also secretly writing her boss's love letters, hundreds of newspaper
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Warrior Woman: The Exceptional Life Story of Nonhelema, Shawnee Indian Woman Chief by James Alexander Thom & Dark Rain Thom
Warrior Woman: The Exceptional Life Story of Nonhelema, Shawnee Indian Woman Chief

A bestselling master of historical fiction, James Alexander Thom has brought unforgettable Native American figures to life for millions of readers, powerfully dramatizing their fortitude, fearsomeness, and profound fates. Now he and his wife, Dark Rain,
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Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch by Dan O'Brien
Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch

For twenty years Dan O'Brien struggled to make ends meet on his cattle ranch in South Dakota. But when a neighbor invited him to lend a hand at the annual buffalo roundup, O'Brien was inspired to convert his own ranch, the Broken Heart, to buffalo. Starting
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A Look Over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency by William Hood
A Look Over My Shoulder: A Life in the Central Intelligence Agency

A Look over My Shoulder begins with President Nixon's attempt to embroil the Central Intelligence Agency, of which Richard Helms was then the director, in the Watergate cover-up. Helms then recalls his education in Switzerland and Germany and at Williams
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The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family by Mike Leonard
The Ride of Our Lives: Roadside Lessons of an American Family

Mike Leonard is a lucky man. It's not everyone who gets parents like Jack and Marge. At eighty-seven, Jack is a pathological optimist with an inexhaustible gift of gab. Marge, Jack's bride of sixty years, though cut from the same rough bolt of Irish immigrant
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Mike Leonard28 Oct 2014$15.00

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Dear Donald, Dear Bennett: The War Time Letters of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer by Bennett Cerf & Donald Klopfer
Dear Donald, Dear Bennett: The War Time Letters of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer

Donald Klopfer and Bennett Cerf had been partners in Random House for seventeen years, but Donald decided that he had to become a part of an even greater endeavor—the defeat of Nazi Germany. Not long after Pearl Harbor, Donald, who was then forty
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Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir by Janice Erlbaum
Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir

Just two hours ago, I had been heating up some lentil soup at my mom's in Brooklyn, thinking I'd eat it and maybe read some Edith Wharton before bed. Now here I was at a runaway shelter, staring at a nun's mustache and wondering where I was going to spend
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Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, a Poet Singing by Robert Coles
Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, a Poet Singing

In this compelling book, Robert Coles, the celebrated Harvard professor and Pulitzer Prize–winning author, turns his attention to popular music legend Bruce Springsteen, and to the powerful impact Springsteen's work has had both on the lives of his
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The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe by Ann Wroe
The Perfect Prince: Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe

In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was,
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Mr. Hockey: My Story by Gordie Howe
Mr. Hockey: My Story

The definitive autobiography from hockey's greatest living legend-"Mr. Hockey" himself, Gordie Howe.

Big, skilled, tough on the ice, and nearly indestructible, Howe dominated both the sport and the record books like no one has before or since. Over an

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King of the World: Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero by David Remnick
King of the World: Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero

There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change
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Lean In for Graduates: For Graduates by Sheryl Sandberg
Lean In for Graduates: For Graduates

Expanded and updated exclusively for graduates just entering the workforce, this extraordinary edition of Lean In includes a letter to graduates from Sheryl Sandberg and six additional chapters from experts offering advice on finding and getting the

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Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars by Neil Young
Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars

Neil Young's first memoir, Waging Heavy Peace, was an international bestseller and critical sensation. The Wall Street Journal wrote that it was "terrific: modest, honest, funny and frequently moving," while The New York Times found it "as charismatically
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Report of the County Chairman by James A. Michener
Report of the County Chairman

James A. Michener, the acclaimed author of sweeping historical blockbusters, chronicles his personal involvement in one of the most dramatic elections of the twentieth century: the 1960 presidential race between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. A relative
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Presidential Lottery: The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System by James A. Michener
Presidential Lottery: The Reckless Gamble in Our Electoral System

In this eye-opening nonfiction account, world-renowned author James A. Michener details the reckless gamble U.S. voters make every four years: trusting the electoral college. In 1968, Michener served as a presidential elector in Pennsylvania. What he witnessed
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Clapton: The Autobiography by Eric Clapton
Clapton: The Autobiography

"I found a pattern in my behavior that had been repeating itself for years, decades even. Bad choices were my specialty, and if something honest and decent came along, I would shun it or run the other way."

With striking intimacy and candor, Eric Clapton
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The Bush Tragedy by Jacob Weisberg
The Bush Tragedy

This is the book that cracks the code of the Bush presidency. Unstintingly yet compassionately, and with no political ax to grind, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg methodically and objectively examines the family and circle of advisers who played crucial
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Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman
Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he
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The Story of My Life: The Restored Edition by Helen Keller
The Story of My Life: The Restored Edition

THE 100th YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION

The Story of My Life, a remarkable account of overcoming the debilitating challenges of being both deaf and blind, has become an international classic, making Helen Keller one of the most well-known, inspirational

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Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945 by John P. Irwin
Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945

Many narrative accounts of men in combat during World War II have conveyed the horrors and emotions of warfare. However, not many reveal in such an intimate way the struggle of innocent youth to adapt to the primitive code of "kill or be killed," to transform
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May and Amy: A True Story of Family, Forbidden Love, and the Secret Lives of May Gaskell, Her Daughter Amy, and Sir Edward Burne by Josceline Dimbleby
May and Amy: A True Story of Family, Forbidden Love, and the Secret Lives of May Gaskell, Her Daughter Amy, and Sir Edward Burne

A chance encounter at a summer party sent writer Josceline Dimbleby on a quest to uncover a mystery in her family's past. After talking with Andrew Lloyd Webber about a beautiful, dark portrait in his art collection, she decided to find out more about
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My Life by Bill Clinton
My Life

President Bill Clinton's My Life is the strikingly candid portrait of a global leader who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and political gifts, and his extraordinary capacity for hard work, to serving the public.

It shows us the progress

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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the story of Azar Nafisi's dream and of the nightmare that made it come true.

For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Nafisi gathered seven young women

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Spiritual Misfit: A Memoir of Uneasy Faith by Michelle Derusha
Spiritual Misfit: A Memoir of Uneasy Faith

I decided to admit once and for all that I didn't know what I was doing, what I thought, what I believed, even sometimes if I truly believed. I would tell the truth: I wasn't like them; I didn't fit in. I wasn't a proper Christian. I didn't have it all
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She's Gone Country: Dispatches from a Lost Soul in the Heart of Dixie by Kyle Spencer
She's Gone Country: Dispatches from a Lost Soul in the Heart of Dixie

Where does a single, twentysomething girl go for adventure when she's been raised among Manhattan artists, drag queens, and intellectuals threatening to move to Cuba? If that girl is Kyle York Spencer, an aspiring newspaper reporter, she heads south, to
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A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home by Steve Pemberton
A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home

"Pemberton's beautifully told story is a rags to richesjourney-beginning in a place and with a jarring set of experiences that couldhave destroyed his life. But Steve's refusal to give in to those forces, andhis resolve to create a better life, shows

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The Bear's Embrace: A Story of Survival by Patricia Van Tighem
The Bear's Embrace: A Story of Survival

On a chilly autumn morning in 1983, during a relaxing escape to the Canadian Rockies, Patricia Van Tighem and her husband were attacked by a grizzly bear. Although they survived, their ordeal was just beginning. For years Van Tighem endured numerous surgeries
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Right Turns: Unconventional Lessons from a Controversial Life by Michael Medved
Right Turns: Unconventional Lessons from a Controversial Life

Nationally syndicated talk-radio host and noted film critic Michael Medved has taken an extraordinary journey from liberal activist to outspoken conservative. Along the way he has earned millions of admirers—and more than his share of enemies—by
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Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music by David Meyer
Twenty Thousand Roads: The Ballad of Gram Parsons and His Cosmic American Music

Gram Parsons lived fast, died young, and left a beautiful corpse–a corpse his friends stole, took to Joshua Tree National Monument, and set afire in its coffin. The theft and burning of his body marked the end of Gram Parsons' life and the beginning
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James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook: Explorations in Writing and Publishing by James A. Michener
James A. Michener's Writer's Handbook: Explorations in Writing and Publishing

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener has written about everything from the pristine islands of the South Pacific and the endless wilds of Africa to Spanish bullfighters, American revolutionaries, and pirates of the Caribbean. Now Michener
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Separated @ Birth: A True Love Story of Twin Sisters Reunited by Anais Bordier & Samantha Futerman
Separated @ Birth: A True Love Story of Twin Sisters Reunited

Imagine one day opening Facebook and reading a message from a stranger that says, �I think we might be twins�don�t freak out��

It all began when design student Ana�s Bordier viewed a YouTube video and saw her own face staring back. After

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Gandhi Before India by Ramachandra Guha
Gandhi Before India

Here is the first volume of a magisterial biography of Mohandas Gandhi that gives us the most illuminating portrait we have had of the life, the work and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men
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Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado
Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

"I've been waiting for this book for a long time. Well, not this book, because I never imagined that the book I was waiting for would be so devastatingly smart and funny, so consistently entertaining and unflinchingly on target. In fact, I would like
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Napkin Notes: Make Lunch Meaningful, Life Will Follow by W. Garth Callaghan
Napkin Notes: Make Lunch Meaningful, Life Will Follow

Cancer has given Garth Callaghan a new purpose: to inspire parents to connect more with their children even in small ways, as he has done before and since his diagnosis by tucking a napkin note into his daughter's lunch every day.

Garth Callaghan doesn't

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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty by Diane Keaton
Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Academy Award winner and bestselling author Diane Keaton comes a candid, hilarious, and deeply affecting look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself—no matter what anyone else thinks.

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The Story of Fester Cat by Paul Magrs
The Story of Fester Cat

I always knew that the rest of my story is gonna be a good one. I don't know how I knew that, but I always did. Ungow! I am Fester the cat. Welcome to my book, everyone!

From when he first ambled into Paul Magrs's yard-skinny, covered in flea bites,

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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean's wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered

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Morgan: American Financier by Jean Strouse
Morgan: American Financier

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A century ago, J. Pierpont Morgan bestrode the financial world like a colossus. The organizing force behind General Electric, U.S. Steel, and vast railroad empires, he served for decades as America's unofficial central banker: a few

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Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by Charles Marsh
Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new
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Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair by Anthony Arthur
Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair

Few American writers have revealed their private as well as their public selves so fully as Upton Sinclair, and virtually none over such a long lifetime (1878—1968). Sinclair's writing, even at its most poignant or electrifying, blurred the line

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In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington by Jacob Weisberg & Robert Rubin
In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington

Robert Rubin was sworn in as the seventieth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury in January 1995 in a brisk ceremony attended only by his wife and a few colleagues. As soon as the ceremony was over, he began an emergency meeting with President Bill Clinton on
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Howling at the Moon: The Odyssey of a Monstrous Music Mogul in an Age of Excess by Walter Yetnikoff & David Ritz
Howling at the Moon: The Odyssey of a Monstrous Music Mogul in an Age of Excess

he music industry's most outspoken, outrageous, and phenomenally successful executive delivers a rollicking memoir of pop music's heyday.

During the 1970s and '80s the music business was dominated by a few major labels and artists such as Michael Jackson,

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Mary Queen of Scots by Antonia Fraser
Mary Queen of Scots

Author of Marie Antoinette

She was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on
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Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior by Jonathan Weiner
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior

"A fascinating history--. Literate and authoritative--.

Marvelously exciting." --The New York Times Book Review

Jonathan Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for The Beak of the Finch, brings his brilliant reporting skills to the story of Seymour

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Brunette Ambition by Lea Michele
Brunette Ambition

The star of the hit show Glee shares her experiences and insider tips on beauty, fashion, inner strength, and more in an illustrated in an illustrated book that's part memoir, part how-to, and part style guide.

Lea Michele is one of the hardest working

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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises by Timothy F. Geithner
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

New York Times Bestseller

Washington Post Bestseller

Los Angeles Times Bestseller

Stress Test is the story of Tim Geithner's education in financial crises.

As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President

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The Weaker Vessel: Women's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England by Antonia Fraser
The Weaker Vessel: Women's Lot in Seventeenth-Century England

The renowned historian and biographer Lady Antonia Fraser, author of Marie Antoinette, investigates the lot of women in seventeenth-century England. Drawing on period diaries, letters, and other papers, Fraser sketches portraits of a variety of women,
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Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died by Dylan Jones
Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died

'The King' departed this world during the month of punk rock's apotheosis. Punk had set out to destroy Elvis, or at least everything he came to represent, but never got the chance, as Elvis destroyed himself before anyone else could. Nearly forty years
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Dylan Jones28 Oct 2014$10.99

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Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat
Brother, I'm Dying

From the age of four, award-winning writer Edwidge Danticat came to think of her uncle Joseph as her "second father," when she was placed in his care after her parents left Haiti for America. And so she was both elated and saddened when, at twelve, she

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William Pitt the Younger by William Hague
William Pitt the Younger

William Pitt the Younger is an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in 1784 at the age of twenty-four became (and so remains) the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England. In this lively and
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The Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Fraser
The Wives of Henry VIII

The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler. . . ."--New York Times Book Review. 16 color plates.
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Warrior Queens by Antonia Fraser
Warrior Queens

In this panoramic work of history, Lady Antonia Fraser looks at women who led armies and empires: Cleopatra, Isabella of Spain, Jinga Mbandi, Margaret Thatcher, and Indira Gandhi, among others.
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I Am Zlatan: My Story On and Off the Field by Zlatan Ibrahimovic
I Am Zlatan: My Story On and Off the Field

Daring, flashy, innovative, volatile—no matter what they call him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of soccer's brightest stars. A top-scoring striker with Paris Saint-Germain and captain of the Swedish national team, he has dominated the world's most storied
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In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Junior by Wil Haygood
In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Junior

He was, for decades, one of the most recognizable figures in the cultural landscape, his image epitomizing a golden age of American show business. His career spanned a lifetime, but for years he has remained hidden behind the persona he so vigorously generated,
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Wil Haygood28 Oct 2014$20.00

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Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s by Tom Doyle
Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.

As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney
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Unraveled: The True Story of a Woman Who Dared to Become a Different Kind of Mother by Maria Housden
Unraveled: The True Story of a Woman Who Dared to Become a Different Kind of Mother

As a twelve-year-old girl, Maria Housden's vision of a happy future included everything that society expects girls to yearn for: a home, a husband, and, of course, children. Life had other plans.

Unraveled is Housden's riveting and thoughtful story of

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The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
The Year of Magical Thinking

From one of America's iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage–and a life, in good times and bad–that will speak to anyone
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The Northern Lights by Lucy Jago
The Northern Lights

Science, biography, and arctic exploration coverage in this extraordinary true story of the life and work of Norwegian scientist Kristian Birkeland, the troubled genius who solved the mysteries of one of nature's most spectacular displays.
Captivated

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Lucy Jago28 Oct 2014$16.95

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Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love by Anna Whiston-Donaldson
Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love

I wish I had nothing to say on the matter of loss, but I do. Because one day I encouraged my two kids to go out and play in the rain, and only one came home….
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On the other

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True Love by Jennifer Lopez
True Love

In True Love, Lopez explores one of her life's most defining periods-the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person
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Jennifer Lopez28 Oct 2014$29.95

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Frederick: A Story of Boundless Hope by Frederick Ndabaramiye
Frederick: A Story of Boundless Hope

"My God won't let me do that."

These seven words of boundless hope would irreversibly change the life of the teenage boy who spoke them.

On April 7, 1994 the life of Frederick Ndabaramiye and his family changed forever as the Rwandan genocide erupted

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Bikin' and Brotherhood: My Journey by David Charles Spurgeon
Bikin' and Brotherhood: My Journey

From the popularity of cable television shows concerning building choppers or the criminal aspects of the motorcycle gang lifestyle, to the phenomenal success of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, no one can deny America has become fascinated with bikers

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David Charles Spurgeon28 Oct 2014$22.95

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The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters by Anne de Courcy
The Viceroy's Daughters: The Lives of the Curzon Sisters

Based on unpublished letters and diaries, The Viceroy's Daughters is a riveting portrait of three spirited and wilful women who were born at the height of British upper-class wealth and privilege.

The oldest, Irene, never married but pursued her

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Diana Mosley: Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel by Anne de Courcy
Diana Mosley: Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel

Diana Mosley was a society beauty who fell from grace when she left her husband, brewery heir Bryan Guinness, for Sir Oswald Mosley, an admirer of Mussolini and a notorious womanizer. This horrified her family and scandalized society.

In 1933, Diana

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Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective by Pat Head Summitt & Sally Jenkins
Sum It Up: A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective

Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author of Reach for the Summitt and Raise The Roof, tells for the first time her remarkable story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge:
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Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux: A Saint for Our Times by Patrick Ahern
Three Gifts of Therese of Lisieux: A Saint for Our Times

"Thérèse has been such a presence in my adult life—it is as if I have known her personally; she is as real and alive to me as my lifelong friends... I've identified three gifts that Thérèse has given me, which I would like to offer in this book
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Writing from Left to Right: My Journey from Liberal to Conservative by Michael Novak
Writing from Left to Right: My Journey from Liberal to Conservative

"In heavy seas, to stay on course it is indispensable to lean hard left at times, then hard right. The important thing is to have the courage to follow your intellect. Wherever the evidence leads. To the left or to the right." –Michael Novak

Engagingly,

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Walking with Mary: A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross by Edward Sri
Walking with Mary: A Biblical Journey from Nazareth to the Cross

Mary appears only a few times in the Bible, but those few passages come at crucial moments. Catholics believe that Mary is the ever-virgin Mother of God, the Queen of Heaven and Earth. But she also was a human being--a woman who made a journey of faith
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My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich by Dietrich Von Hildebrand & John Henry Crosby
My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich

How does a person become Hitler's enemy number one? Not through espionage or violence, it turns out, but by striking fearlessly at the intellectual and spiritual roots of National Socialism.

Dietrich von Hildebrand was a German Catholic thinker and teacher

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Camerado, I Give You My Hand: How a Powerful Lawyer-Turned-Priest Is Changing the Lives of Men Behind Bars by Maura Poston Zagrans
Camerado, I Give You My Hand: How a Powerful Lawyer-Turned-Priest Is Changing the Lives of Men Behind Bars

For many years Dr. David T. Link helped young men and women prepare to become lawyers. After his wife died, and at a time in his life when most people retire, Dr. Link felt called to serve the Church and to aid the men that his profession normally put
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Maura Poston Zagrans28 Oct 2014$22.00

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A Breast Cancer Alphabet by Madhulika Sikka
A Breast Cancer Alphabet

A definitive and approachable guide to life during, and after, breast cancer

The biggest risk factor for breast cancer is simply being a woman. Madhulika Sikka's A Breast Cancer Alphabet offers a new way to live with and plan past the hardest diagnosis

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Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas
Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

From the New York Timesbest-selling author, Eric Metaxas, an abridged version of the groundbreakingbiography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentiethcentury, a man who stood up to Hitler.

A definitive,deeply moving narrative,

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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard "Billy" Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

Billy Williams

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Vicki Croke28 Oct 2014$28.00

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Driven: From Homeless to Hero, My Journeys On and Off Lambeau Field by Donald Driver
Driven: From Homeless to Hero, My Journeys On and Off Lambeau Field

The legendary NFL receiver, all-time receptions and yards leader for the Green Bay Packers, and Dancing with the Stars champion looks back on his life and career.

When he was picked in the seventh-round of 1999 NFL draft, Donald Driver couldn't find

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Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile by Nate Jackson
Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile

One man's odyssey into the brutal hive of the National Football League

As an unsigned free agent who rose through the practice squad to the starting lineup of the Denver Broncos, Nate Jackson took the path of thousands of unknowns before him to carve

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A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred by George Will
A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred

"George Will on baseball. Perfect."—Los Angeles Times

In A Nice Little Place on the North Side, leading columnist George Will returns to baseball with a deeply personal look at his hapless Chicago Cubs and their often beatified home, Wrigley

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George Will28 Oct 2014$25.00

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The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan by Elia Kazan
The Selected Letters of Elia Kazan

This collection of nearly three hundred letters gives us the life of Elia Kazan unfiltered, with all the passion, vitality, and raw honesty that made him such an important and formidable stage director (A Streetcar Named Desire, Death of a Salesman),
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Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero by James Romm
Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero

From acclaimed classical historian, author of Ghost on the Throne ("Gripping . . . the narrative verve of a born writer and the erudition of a scholar" —Daniel Mendelsohn) and editor of The Landmark Arrian:The Campaign of Alexander ("Thrilling"
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In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot by Gail Gutradt
In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman's volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.

Gail

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Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte by Carol Berkin
Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

From the award-winning historian and author of Revolutionary Mothers ("Incisive, thoughtful, spiced with vivid anecdotes. Don't miss it."—Thomas Fleming) and Civil War Wives ("Utterly fresh . . . Sensitive, poignant, thoroughly fascinating."—Jay
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

New York Times Bestseller

A vivid and personal portrait of America's greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation—the companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series

With 796 photographs, some never before seen

The

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It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy: Macaroni, Homestyle Cheesesteaks, the Best Meatballs in the World, and How Food Saved My Life by Steve Martorano
It Ain't Sauce, It's Gravy: Macaroni, Homestyle Cheesesteaks, the Best Meatballs in the World, and How Food Saved My Life

Has cooking ever saved a life? It definitely rescued Steve Martorano from the streets of South Philadelphia, and an almost certain end in jail … or worse. Raised on Gram's meatballs and Mom's macaroni, Martorano learned at an early age that full-flavored
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Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited by Elyse Schein & Paula Bernstein
Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited

Elyse Schein had always known she was adopted, but it wasn't until her mid-thirties while living in Paris that she searched for her biological mother. When Elyse contacted her adoption agency, she was not prepared for the shocking, life-changing news she
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Frank Lloyd Wright by Meryle Secrest
Frank Lloyd Wright

The widely admired biographer of Bernard Berenson ("A triumph"—Washington Post; "A perfect riot"—Michael Holroyd; "Astonishing"—London Sunday Times) and of Kenneth Clark ("Splendid, enthralling"—The Wall Street Journal) gives
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The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy
The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy's father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure
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The Daring Heart of David Livingstone: Exile, African Slavery, and the Publicity Stunt That Saved Millions by Jay Milbrandt
The Daring Heart of David Livingstone: Exile, African Slavery, and the Publicity Stunt That Saved Millions

The captivating, untold story of the great explorer, David Livingstone: hisabiding faith and his heroic efforts to end the African slave trade

Saint? Missionary? Scientist? Explorer?

The titles given to David Livingstone since his death are varied

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Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered One Mom's Small Prayer in a Big Way by Laura Sobiech
Fly a Little Higher: How God Answered One Mom's Small Prayer in a Big Way

Laura Sobiech tells the amazing story of how God used her son's battle with cancer to touch the lives of millions.

"Okay, Lord, you can have him. But if he must die, I want it to be for something big. I want someone's life to be changed forever."

This

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The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace by H. W. Brands
The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace

From New York Times bestselling author H. W. Brands, a masterful biography of the Civil War general and two-term president who saved the Union twice, on the battlefield and in the White House, holding the country together at two critical turning points
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American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle & Scott McEwen & Jim DeFelice
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY CLINT EASTWOOD

Gripping, eye-opening, and powerful, American Sniper is the astonishing autobiography of SEAL Chief Chris Kyle, who is the record-holding sniper in U.S. military history. Kyle has more than

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Becoming Mr. October by Reggie Jackson & Kevin Baker
Becoming Mr. October

A soul-baring, brutally candid, and richly eventful memoir of the two years—1977 and 1978—when Reggie Jackson went from outcast to Yankee legend

In the spring of 1977 Reggie Jackson should have been on top of the world. The best player of

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Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie by Don J. Snyder
Walking with Jack: A Father's Journey to Become His Son's Caddie

A long-standing promise from a father to his five-year-old son . . .

A poignant diary that chronicles the journey

When Don Snyder was teaching the game of golf to his young son, Jack, they made a pact: if one day Jack became good enough to play on

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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.

One hundred and thirty years

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Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram
Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.
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De Niro: A Life by Shawn Levy
De Niro: A Life

REMARKABLE BIOGRAPHY OF AN ICON

There's little debate that Robert De Niro is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, screen actors of his generation, perhaps of all time. His work, particularly in the first 20 years of his career, is unparalleled.

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Isabella: The Warrior Queen by Kirstin Downey
Isabella: The Warrior Queen

An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers
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Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono by Jonathan Cott
Days That I'll Remember: Spending Time with John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Jonathan Cott met John Lennon in 1968 and was friends with him and Yoko Ono until John's death in 1980. He has kept in touch with Yoko since that time, and is one of the small group of writers who understands her profoundly positive influence on Lennon.
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I Stand Corrected: How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson by Eden Collinsworth
I Stand Corrected: How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson

A fascinating fusion of memoir, manners, and cultural history from a successful businesswoman well versed in the unique challenges of working in contemporary China.

During the course of a career that has, quite literarily, moved her around the world,

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Saul Steinberg: A Biography by Deirdre Bair
Saul Steinberg: A Biography

From National Book Award winner Deirdre Bair, the definitive biography of Saul Steinberg, one of The New Yorker's most iconic artists.

The issue date was March 29, 1976. The New Yorker cost 75 cents. And on the cover unfolded Saul Steinberg's vision

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A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death - and Taught Me What Really Matters by Scott Hubbartt
A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death - and Taught Me What Really Matters

"They say I'm crazy. That's OK. I'm just curious and determined."

—From Scott Hubbartt's diary, November 2, 2011

How Could He Possibly Make It Out Alive?

It was supposed to be a simple day hike. Scott Hubbartt was a military veteran with years

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A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life by Jon Katz
A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jon Katz's Going Home.

"People who love dogs often talk about a 'lifetime' dog. I'd heard the phrase a dozen times before I came to recognize its significance. Lifetime dogs are dogs we love in especially

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Standard Deviations: Growing Up and Coming Down in the New Asia by Karl Taro Greenfeld
Standard Deviations: Growing Up and Coming Down in the New Asia

"I was twenty-three and I had set off for Asia to become a writer, intrigued by lurid tales of booms, busts, drugs, sex, violence, magic. There was a wicked sorcery in Asia, in the economic profligacy of the early nineties, in the way financiers and businessmen
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Warren Beatty: A Private Man by Suzanne Finstad
Warren Beatty: A Private Man

"Whatever you have read or heard about me through articles or gossip, forget it. I am nothing like that Warren Beatty. I am nothing like what you have read." —Warren Beatty

Warren Beatty guarded his privacy even before he became a movie star,

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You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home by Bryan Bender
You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long

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Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood by Leah Vincent
Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood

In the vein of Prozac Nation and Girl, Interrupted, an electrifying memoir about a young woman's promiscuous and self-destructive spiral after being cast out of her ultra-Orthodox Jewish family

Leah Vincent was born into the Yeshivish community,

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On Gold Mountain by Lisa See
On Gold Mountain

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic
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Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes PhD
Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism

"This is a book about autism. Specifically, it is about my autism, which is both like and unlike other people's autism. But just as much, it is a story about how I emerged from the darkness of it into the beauty of it."

In this elegant and thought-provoking

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For Laci: A Mother's Story of Love, Loss, and Justice by Sharon Rocha
For Laci: A Mother's Story of Love, Loss, and Justice

Laci Rocha Peterson, 8 months pregnant, was last seen by her sister, Amy, in the late afternoon of December 23, 2002. She spoke to her mother, Sharon Rocha, at 8:30 p.m. that night. This would be the last time anyone from her immediate family ever spoke
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A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown
A Piece of Cake: A Memoir

Eleven-year-old Cupcake Brown woke up on the bicentennial and found her mother still in bed. She struggled to wake her up, pushing and pulling until she managed to tug her mother's lifeless corpse onto her own small body, crushing her beneath its dead
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Horseshoes, Cowsocks & Duckfeet: More Commentary by NPR's Cowboy Poet & Former Large Animal Veterinarian by Baxter Black
Horseshoes, Cowsocks & Duckfeet: More Commentary by NPR's Cowboy Poet & Former Large Animal Veterinarian

Baxter Black is "good, but indescribably weird," observes the Dallas Morning News. "The dean of cowboy bards, and the Art Buchwald of the Stetson-and-Levi's crowd," raves the Christian Science Monitor. "Mark Twain served up with a little Groucho Marx,"
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Brothers in Arms: THE EPIC STORY OF THE 761ST TANK BATTALION, WWII'S FORGOTTEN HEROES by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anthony Walton
Brothers in Arms: THE EPIC STORY OF THE 761ST TANK BATTALION, WWII'S FORGOTTEN HEROES

A powerful wartime saga in the bestselling tradition of Flags of Our Fathers, BROTHERS IN ARMS recounts the extraordinary story of the 761st "Black Panthers," the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar first learned

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Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq by Christina Asquith
Sisters in War: A Story of Love, Family, and Survival in the New Iraq

Caught up in a terrifying war, facing choices of life and death, two Iraqi sisters take us into the hidden world of women's lives under U.S. occupation. Through their powerful story of love and betrayal, interwoven with the stories of a Palestinian American
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The Promise: How One Woman Made Good on Her Extraordinary Pact to Send a Classroom of 1st Gra ders to College by Caille Millner & Oral Lee Brown
The Promise: How One Woman Made Good on Her Extraordinary Pact to Send a Classroom of 1st Gra ders to College

A portion of the proceeds from the book will go to the Oral Lee Brown Foundation. To learn more about the Oral Lee Brown Foundation please visit www.oralleebrownfoundation.com.

In the bestselling tradition of The Pact and The Freedom Writers Diary—the

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The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide by Susan Nathan
The Other Side of Israel: My Journey Across the Jewish/Arab Divide

In 2003, Susan Nathan moved from her comfortable home in Tel Aviv to Tamra, an Arab town in the northern part of Israel. Nathan had arrived in Israel four years earlier and had taught English and worked with various progressive social organizations. Her
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson by Andrew Burstein
The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation,
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Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship by Jon Meacham
Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history's towering leaders

Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of "the Greatest Generation." In Franklin

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Everyone Else Must Fail: The Unvarnished Truth About Oracle and Larry Ellison by Karen Southwick
Everyone Else Must Fail: The Unvarnished Truth About Oracle and Larry Ellison

Karen Southwick's unauthorized account provides the full story of Larry Ellison's brilliant, controversial career. Ellison's drive and fierce ambition created Oracle out of the dust and built it into one of America's great technology companies, but his
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Good God, Lousy World, and Me: The Improbable Journey of a Human Rights Activist from Unbelief to Faith by Holly Burkhalter
Good God, Lousy World, and Me: The Improbable Journey of a Human Rights Activist from Unbelief to Faith

"In this extraordinary memoir of grace, one of the foremost human rights advocates of the last half century shares her brutally and hilariously honest story of finding God on one of the most unlikely, irreverent, and utterly beautiful pilgrimages through
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Wildflower: An Extraordinary Life and Untimely Death in Africa by Mark Seal
Wildflower: An Extraordinary Life and Untimely Death in Africa

With compassion and an unswerving regard for the truth, veteran journalist Mark Seal lays bare the deeply moving, inspirational story of Joan Root, a dedicated environmentalist and Oscar-nominated wildlife filmmaker. He covers her early days in Kenya as
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Pujols Revised & Updated: More Than the Game by Scott Lamb & Tim Ellsworth
Pujols Revised & Updated: More Than the Game

After a decade starring for the St. Louis Cardinals, Albert Pujols is already compared with names in the highest reaches of baseball's pantheon: Ruth, Gehrig, Aaron, Mays. Slugging his way toward the Hall of Fame, Pujols has raised the game's standard

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Scott Lamb &
Tim Ellsworth
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Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits by Barney Hoskyns
Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits

With his trademark growl, carnival-madman persona, haunting music, and unforgettable lyrics, Tom Waits is one of the most revered and critically acclaimed singer-songwriters alive today. After beginning his career on the margins of the 1970s Los Angeles
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Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave by Jennifer Fleischner
Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave

A vibrant social history set against the backdrop of the Antebellum south and the Civil War that recreates the lives and friendship of two exceptional women: First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her mulatto dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckly.

"I consider you my

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Teasing Secrets from the Dead: My Investigations at America's Most Infamous Crime Scenes by Emily Craig PhD
Teasing Secrets from the Dead: My Investigations at America's Most Infamous Crime Scenes

Teasing Secrets from the Dead is a front-lines story of crime scene investigation at some of the most infamous sites in recent history.
In this absorbing, surprising, and undeniably compelling book, forensics expert Emily Craig tells her own story of
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Pride of Family: Four Generations of American Women of Color by Carole Ione
Pride of Family: Four Generations of American Women of Color

"From the moment I read the words [my great-grandmother] Frances Anne Rollin wrote in Boston on January 1, 1868—"The year renews its birth today with all its hopes and sorrows"—she became my beacon, the foremother who would finally share with
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Ordinary Daylight: Portrait of an Artist Going Blind by Andrew Potok
Ordinary Daylight: Portrait of an Artist Going Blind

Andrew Potok is an intense, vigorous, sensual man--and a gifted painter. Then, passing forty, he rapidly begins to go blind from an inherited eye disease, retinitis pigmentosa. Depressed and angry, he rages at the losses that are eradicating his life as
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Goat: A Memoir by Brad Land
Goat: A Memoir

Reeling from a terrifying assault that has left him physically injured and psychologically shattered, nineteen-year-old Brad Land must also contend with unsympathetic local police, parents who can barely discuss "the incident" (as they call it), a brother
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All Will Be Well: A Memoir by John Mcgahern
All Will Be Well: A Memoir

From award-winning author John McGahern, a memoir of his childhood in the Irish countryside and the beginnings of his life as a writer.

McGahern describes his early years as one of seven children growing up in rural County Leitrim, a childhood was marked

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Mandela, Mobutu, and Me: A Newswoman's African Journey by Lynne Duke
Mandela, Mobutu, and Me: A Newswoman's African Journey

In this stunning memoir, veteran Washington Post correspondent Lynne Duke takes readers on a wrenching but riveting journey through Africa during the pivotal 1990s and brilliantly illuminates a continent where hope and humanity thrive amid unimaginable
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Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon by David Landau
Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon

From the former editor in chief of Haaretz, the first in-depth comprehensive biography of Ariel Sharon, the most important Israeli political and military leader of the last forty years.

The life of Ariel Sharon spans much of modern Israel's history:

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Parcells: A Football Life by Bill Parcells & Nunyo Demasio
Parcells: A Football Life

Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriots

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Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured by Kathryn Harrison
Joan of Arc: A Life Transfigured

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William
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Kidnapped by the Taliban: A Story of Terror, Hope, and Rescue by SEAL Team Six by Dilip Joseph MD
Kidnapped by the Taliban: A Story of Terror, Hope, and Rescue by SEAL Team Six

Back Cover Copy:

"Am I About to Die?"

OnDecember 5, 2012, American medical doctor Dilip Joseph and two colleagues aredriving back to Kabul, Afghanistan, after serving villagers that morning at arural clinic. Suddenly a man waving an AK-47 blocks

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GI Brides: June: An Exclusive E-Book Short Story by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi
GI Brides: June: An Exclusive E-Book Short Story

She left everything behind to follow her heart ...

The enthralling true story of a British war bride after World War II.

June Baker saw the American soldier walking toward her. In the gray of wartime England, he looked out of place—as if a

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Row for Freedom: Crossing an Ocean in Search of Hope by Julia Immonen
Row for Freedom: Crossing an Ocean in Search of Hope

"When you're in the middle ofthe adventure, you just have to live it. When you're on an expedition, you putyour head down and battle through. Storytelling happens after the finish line.. . . now that time has come [and] Julia can tell her story. The full

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The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life by Chris Guillebeau
The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.

When he set out to visit all of the planet's countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker

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The Journals: Volume II: 1966-1990 by John Fowles
The Journals: Volume II: 1966-1990

In 1963, John Fowles won international recognition with The Collector, his first published novel. In the years following—with the publication of The Magus, The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Ebony Tower, and his other critically acclaimed
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The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood by Sy Montgomery
The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood

"Christopher Hogwood came home on my lap in a shoebox. He was a creature who would prove in many ways to be more human than I am."
–from The Good Good Pig

A naturalist who spent months at a time living on her own among wild creatures in remote jungles,

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You Belong in a Zoo! Tales from a Lifetime Spent with Cobras, Crocs, and Other Extraordinary Creature s by Peter Brazaitis
You Belong in a Zoo! Tales from a Lifetime Spent with Cobras, Crocs, and Other Extraordinary Creature s

From catching alligators in the reservoirs of New York and capturing giant crocodiles in Venezuela and giant frogs in West Africa to finding mummified human heads in a Bronx apartment, eels on a bus, cobras on the loose, and crocodiles that make change—a
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Time to Be in Earnest by P. D. James
Time to Be in Earnest

In 1997, P. D. James, the much loved and internationally acclaimed author of mysteries, turned seventy-seven. Taking to heart Dr. Johnson's advice that at seventy-seven it is "time to be in earnest," she decided to undertake a book unlike any she had written
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Joseph P. Kennedy Presents by Cari Beauchamp
Joseph P. Kennedy Presents

Joseph P. Kennedy's reputation as a savvy businessman, diplomat, and sly political patriarch is well-documented. But his years as a Hollywood mogul have never been fully explored until now.

In Joseph P. Kennedy Presents, Cari Beauchamp brilliantly explores

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Of a Fire on the Moon by Norman Mailer
Of a Fire on the Moon

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle
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The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority by Patrick J. Buchanan
The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential
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The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks by Bruce Feldman
The QB: The Making of Modern Quarterbacks

With unparalleled access to Heisman Trophy-winning phenom Johnny Manziel, Bruce Feldman has written a modern-day tale about the making of the next superstars in football's most important position: the quarterback.

In the world of modern football, with

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The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle by Joanne Huist Smith
The 13th Gift: A True Story of a Christmas Miracle

For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love.

After the unexpected

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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 by Plutarch
Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals
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High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband by Evelyn Husband
High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband

Rick Husband wanted to be an astronaut since his fourth birthday, but it wasn't always for the right reasons. Initially, he thought it would be neat . . . cool . . . a fun thing to do. It wasn't until he came to a spiritual crossroads and was able to

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High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband by Evelyn Husband
High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband

Rick Husband wanted to be an astronaut since his fourth birthday, but it wasn't always for the right reasons. Initially, he thought it would be neat . . . cool . . . a fun thing to do. It wasn't until he came to a spiritual crossroads and was able to

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Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way by Jimmy Wayne
Walk to Beautiful: The Power of Love and a Homeless Kid Who Found the Way

Imagineyourself a thirteen-year-old hundreds of miles away from home, in a strangecity, and your mom leaves you at a bus station parking lot and drives off intothe night with her lover.

That'sthe real life story of country music star Jimmy Wayne. It's

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MY BEST FRIENDS FUNERAL: A Memoir by Roger W. Thompson
MY BEST FRIENDS FUNERAL: A Memoir

There's a certain kind of lost a boy feelsin this world without a father. Tim felt it. I felt it. And we realized our onlyway out would be together.

In an openhearted memoir of faith on the fringe, Roger Thompsonmeditateson the life and premature death

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The Unbreakable Boy: A Father's Fear, a Son's Courage, and a Story of Unconditional Love by Scott Michael LeRette
The Unbreakable Boy: A Father's Fear, a Son's Courage, and a Story of Unconditional Love

Like any other teenage boy, Austin loves pizza, movies, dancing, and girls. But unlike most other eighteen-year-olds, he has a rare brittle-bone disease, was locked in a mental ward as a child, and is autistic. Yet Austin doesn't let any of that stop

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May Bell's Daughter by Eva Whittington-Self
May Bell's Daughter

Driving on a dark, snowy road, 17-year-old Eva Whittington's car suddenly fishtailed on an icy patch, careened through the guardrail, and flipped over twice. Hurtled into the back of the car, Eva noticed her legs splayed awkwardly on the seat-legs, she

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The Last Rescue: How Faith and Love Saved a Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard Wasdin
The Last Rescue: How Faith and Love Saved a Navy SEAL Sniper

In the aftermath of war, aNavy SEAL finds faith, hope, and love.

Howard Wasdin, author of SEALTeam Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper (twenty-two weeks on the NewYork Times best-seller list), survived the firestorm made famous in BlackHawk

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The Yellow World: How Fighting for My Life Taught Me How to Live by Albert Espinosa
The Yellow World: How Fighting for My Life Taught Me How to Live

A sensational memoir with all the emotional power of The Fault in Our Stars, The Yellow World is the story of cancer and survival that has moved and inspired readers around the world.

My heroes don't wear red capes. They wear red bands.
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Experience: A Memoir by Martin Amis
Experience: A Memoir

Martin Amis is one of the most gifted and innovative writers of our time. With Experience, he discloses a private life every bit as unique and fascinating as his bestselling novels.

The son of the great comic novelist Kingsley Amis, Martin Amis explores

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Dear Marcus: A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me by Jerry Mcgill
Dear Marcus: A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me

The idea to write to you was not an easy one.
The scar from where the bullet entered my back is still there.

Jerry McGill was thirteen years old, walking home through the projects of Manhattan's Lower East Side, when he was shot in the back
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Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War by Dakota Meyer & Bing West
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War

"The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations."—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer's Medal of Honor ceremony

In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in

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The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives by Katie Couric
The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In this inspiring book, Katie Couric distills the ingenious, hard-won insights of such leaders and visionaries as Maya Angelou, Jimmy Carter, Michael J. Fox, and Ken Burns, who offer advice about life, success, and happiness—how

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The Burn Journals by Brent Runyon
The Burn Journals

I don't want to get out of bed.

I'm so stupid.

I did so many things wrong.

I don't know what to do.

I'm going to be in so much trouble.

What am I going to do?I'm completely screwed.

In 1991, fourteen-year-old Brent Runyon came home from school, doused

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Savage Shorthand: The Life and Death of Isaac Babel by Jerome Charyn
Savage Shorthand: The Life and Death of Isaac Babel

Hailed as the first great Soviet writer, Isaac Babel was at once a product and a victim of violent revolution. In tales of Cossack marauders and flashy Odessa gangsters, he perfectly captured the raw, edgy mood of the first years of the Russian Revolution.
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Monsoon Diary: A Memoir with Recipes by Shoba Narayan
Monsoon Diary: A Memoir with Recipes

Shoba Narayan's Monsoon Diary weaves a fascinating food narrative that combines delectable Indian recipes with tales from her life, stories of her delightfully eccentric family, and musings about Indian culture.

Narayan recounts her childhood in South

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What's Not to Love? The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer by Jonathan Ames
What's Not to Love? The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer

Perhaps all of Jonathan Ames' problems–and the genesis of this hilarious book–can be traced back to the late onset of his puberty. After all it can't be easy to be sixteen with a hairless "undistinguishable from that of a five year old's."

This

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To the Castle and Back by Vaclav Havel
To the Castle and Back

From the former president of the Czech Republic comes this first-hand account of his years in office and the transition to democracy following the fall of Communism.

A renowned playwright, Václav Havel became one of Czechoslovakia's most prominent dissidents

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Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale by Gillian Gill
Nightingales: The Extraordinary Upbringing and Curious Life of Miss Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale was for a time the most famous woman in Britain–if not the world. We know her today primarily as a saintly character, perhaps as a heroic reformer of Britain's health-care system. The reality is more involved and far more fascinating.
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Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents by Bob Greene
Fraternity: A Journey in Search of Five Presidents

"What if you set off on a vacation trip in search of history—and your destination was the men who had been president?"

Asking himself that tantalizing question, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Bob Greene embarked on a long journey

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Selected Letters of William Styron by William Styron
Selected Letters of William Styron

In 1950, at the age of twenty-four, William Clark Styron, Jr., wrote to his mentor, Professor William Blackburn of Duke University. The young writer was struggling with his first novel, Lie Down in Darkness, and he was nervous about whether his "strain
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography,

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Rosewater: Previously published as Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival by Maziar Bahari & Aimee Molloy
Rosewater: Previously published as Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY JON STEWART | Previously published as Then They Came for Me

When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancée, Paola, that he'd be back in just
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Attempting Normal by Marc Maron
Attempting Normal

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

People make a mess.

Marc Maron was a parent-scarred, angst-filled, drug-dabbling, love-starved comedian who dreamed of a simple life: a wife, a home, a sitcom to call his own. But instead he woke up one day to find himself

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Hearts Touched by Fire: The Best of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War by Harold Holzer
Hearts Touched by Fire: The Best of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War

In July 1883, just a few days after the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine engaged in a lively argument: Which Civil War battle was the bloodiest battle of them all? One claimed it was Chickamauga,
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Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More¿Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist by Karen Swallow Prior
Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More¿Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

With a foreword by Eric Metaxas,best-selling author of Bonhoeffer and Amazing Grace.

The enthralling biography of the womanwriter who helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, andtaught a nation how to read.

Thehistory-changing

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City Room by Arthur Gelb
City Room

A New York Times Notable Book

Arthur Gelb was hired by The New York Times in 1944 as a night copyboy-the paper's lowliest position. Forty-five years later, he retired as its managing editor. Along the way, he exposed crooked cops and politicians,

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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief by James M. Mcpherson
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy

History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left

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Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice by John A. Nagl
Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice

From one of the most important army officers of his generation, a memoir of the revolution in warfare he helped lead, in combat and in Washington

When John Nagl was an army tank commander in the first Gulf War of 1991, fresh out of West Point and Oxford,

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The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War by Yochi Dreazen
The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces' suicide epidemic.

Major General Mark Graham was a decorated two-star officer whose

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Elsa Schiaparelli: A Biography by Meryle Secrest
Elsa Schiaparelli: A Biography

Her name was Elsa Schiaparelli. She was known as the Queen of Fashion; a headline attraction in the international glitter-glamour show of the late twenties and thirties, feted in Rome (where she was born), Paris, New York, London, Moscow, Hollywood . .
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Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion by Jon Katz
Saving Simon: How a Rescue Donkey Taught Me the Meaning of Compassion

In this heartfelt, thoughtful, and inspiring memoir, New York Times bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his beloved rescue donkey, Simon, and the wondrous ways that animals make us wiser and kinder people.

In the spring of 2011, Jon Katz received

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Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America by Jonathan Darman
Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America

In politics, the man who takes the highest spot after a landslide is not standing on solid ground.

In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan,
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Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag by Sigrid Nunez
Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag

A poignant, intimate memoir of one of America's most esteemed and fascinating cultural figures, and a deeply felt tribute.

Sigrid Nunez was an aspiring writer when she first met Susan Sontag, already a legendary figure known for her polemical essays,

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Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite by Suki Kim
Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign

Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea:

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The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt by Kara Cooney
The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.

Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty—was

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Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (now with Bébé Dayby Day: 100 Keys to French Pare by Pamela Druckerman
Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (now with Bébé Dayby Day: 100 Keys to French Pare

The runaway New York Times bestseller that shows American parents the secrets behind France's amazingly well-behaved children

When American journalist Pamela Druckerman had a baby in Paris, she didn't aspire to become a "French parent." But
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Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste by Luke Barr
Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste

Provence, 1970 is about a singular historic moment. In the winter of that year, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in
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Revolution by Russell Brand
Revolution

We all know the system isn't working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there's nothing we can do: "It's just the way things are."

In this book, Russell

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Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life by Liz Mohn
Key Moments: Experiences in a Dedicated Life

"You always saw the world as your workplace."

In 2009, this was how Reinhard Mohn--the man who turned Bertelsmann AG from an unremarkable, postwar German business into a successful, international media conglomerate--described the professional dedication

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The Fifth Book of Peace by Maxine Hong Kingston
The Fifth Book of Peace

A long time ago in China, there existed three Books of Peace that proved so threatening to the reigning powers that they had them burned. Many years later Maxine Hong Kingston wrote a Fourth Book of Peace, but it too was burned--in the catastrophic Berkeley-Oakland
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Cosmopolitan: Bartender's Life by Toby Cecchini
Cosmopolitan: Bartender's Life

Cosmopolitan: A Bartender's Life is a memoir of the bartending life structured as a day in the life at Passerby, the bar owned and run by Toby Cecchini. It is, as well, a rich study of human nature—of the sometimes annoying, sometimes outlandish
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The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath by Sylvia Plath
The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

First U.S. Publication

A major literary event--the complete, uncensored journals of Sylvia Plath, published in their entirety for the first time.

Sylvia Plath's journals were originally published in 1982 in a heavily abridged version authorized by Plath's

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Don't Play in the Sun: One Woman's Journey Through the Color Complex by Marita Golden
Don't Play in the Sun: One Woman's Journey Through the Color Complex

"Don't play in the sun. You're going to have to get a light-skinned husband for the sake of your children as it is."

In these words from her mother, novelist and memoirist Marita Golden learned as a girl that she was the wrong color. Her mother had absorbed

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Guts: Combat, Hell-raising, Cancer, Business Start-ups, and Undying Love: One American Guy's Reckless, Lucky Life by Robert Nylen
Guts: Combat, Hell-raising, Cancer, Business Start-ups, and Undying Love: One American Guy's Reckless, Lucky Life

"This is a memoir: a package of boasts, false modesty, flawed memories, dropped names, outright errors, and embarrassing disclosures that I think are pretty neat–but may appall you, if you're squeamish or have an orderly turn of mind."—Robert
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Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America by Les Standiford
Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America

Here is history that reads like fiction: the riveting story of two founding fathers of American industry—Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick—and the bloody steelworkers' strike that transformed their fabled partnership into a furious rivalry.
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A Strong West Wind: A Memoir by Gail Caldwell
A Strong West Wind: A Memoir

In this exquisitely rendered memoir set on the high plains of Texas, Pulitzer Prize winner Gail Caldwell transforms into art what it is like to come of age in a particular time and place. A Strong West Wind begins in the 1950s in the wilds of the Texas
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Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution by Alma Guillermoprieto
Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution

In 1970 a young dancer named Alma Guillermoprieto left New York to take a job teaching at Cuba's National School of Dance. For six months, she worked in mirrorless studios (it was considered more revolutionary); her poorly trained but ardent students worked
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The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball by John Taylor
The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball

A BRILLIANTLY WRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE NBA'S GLORY DAYS, AND THE RIVALRY THAT DOMINATED THE ERA

In the mid-1950s, the NBA was a mere barnstorming circuit, with outposts in such cities as Rochester, New York, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Most of the best players

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Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith by Martha Beck
Leaving the Saints: How I Lost the Mormons and Found My Faith

Leaving the Saints is an unforgettable memoir about one woman's spiritual quest and journey toward faith. As "Mormon royalty" within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Martha Beck was raised in a home frequented by the Church's high elders—known
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Baghdad Diaries: A Woman's Chronicle of War and Exile by Nuha al-Radi
Baghdad Diaries: A Woman's Chronicle of War and Exile

In this often moving, sometimes wry account of life in Baghdad during the first war on Iraq and in exile in the years following, Iraqi-born, British-educated artist Nuha al-Radi shows us the effects of war on ordinary people. She recounts the day-to-day
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Anna of All the Russias: A Life of Anna Akhmatova by Elaine Feinstein
Anna of All the Russias: A Life of Anna Akhmatova

In this definitive biography of the legendary Russian poet, Elaine Feinstein draws on a wealth of newly available material–including memoirs, letters, journals, and interviews with surviving friends and family–to produce a revelatory portrait
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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Martin J. Sherwin & Kai Bird
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific
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Walt Disney by Neal Gabler
Walt Disney

The definitive portrait of one of the most important cultural figures in American history.

Walt Disney was a true visionary whose desire for escape, iron determination and obsessive perfectionism transformed animation from a novelty to an art form, first

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My Life So Far (with Bonus Content) by Jane Fonda
My Life So Far (with Bonus Content)

This eBook includes the full text of the book plus the following additional content:
• 50 new photos from Jane Fonda's personal and family archives, many often never seen in public
• A free chapter from Jane Fonda's Prime Time

She is
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Brinkley's Beat: People, Places, and Events That Shaped My Time by David Brinkley
Brinkley's Beat: People, Places, and Events That Shaped My Time

From one of America's most revered journalists–a richly entertaining roundup of the extraordinary individuals with whom he crossed paths in our nation's capital and of the events that marked the twentieth century.

Here are firsthand profiles of Washington

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The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy by Bill Hayes
The Anatomist: A True Story of Gray's Anatomy

The classic medical text known as Gray's Anatomy is one of the most famous books ever written. Now, on the 150th anniversary of its publication, acclaimed science writer and master of narrative nonfiction Bill Hayes has written the fascinating, never-before-told

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The Story of My Father: A Memoir by Sue Miller
The Story of My Father: A Memoir

In the fall of 1988, Sue Miller found herself caring for her father as he slipped into the grasp of Alzheimer's disease. She was, she claims, perhaps the least constitutionally suited of all her siblings to be in the role in which she suddenly found herself,
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Olga's Story: Three Continents, Two World Wars and Revolution - One Woman's Epic Journey Through the Twentieth Century by Stephanie Williams
Olga's Story: Three Continents, Two World Wars and Revolution - One Woman's Epic Journey Through the Twentieth Century

When Canadian journalist Stephanie Williams set out to discover her Russian grandmother' s long-lost history, what she unearthed was this stunning, sprawling portrait of a life lived on the grand stage of the 20th century.

Born in remote Siberia in 1900,

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Running with Monsters: A Memoir by Bob Forrest & Michael Albo
Running with Monsters: A Memoir

Celebrity Rehab star and Thelonious Monster frontman Bob Forrest's memoir about his drug-fueled life in the L.A. indie rock scene of the '80s and '90s and his life-changing decision to become a drug counselor who specializes in reaching the unreachable.

Life

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Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington by Terry Teachout
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington

A major new biography of Duke Ellington from the acclaimed author of Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was the greatest jazz composer of the twentieth century-and an impenetrably enigmatic personality whom no one, not

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The Lost Book of Mormon: A Journey Through the Mythic Lands of Nephi, Zarahemla, and Kansas City, Missouri by Avi Steinberg
The Lost Book of Mormon: A Journey Through the Mythic Lands of Nephi, Zarahemla, and Kansas City, Missouri

Is the Book of Mormon the Great American Novel? Decades before Melville and Twain composed their great works, a farmhand and child seer named Joseph Smith unearthed a long-buried book from a haunted hill in western New York State that told of an epic
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The Last Line of Defense: The New Fight for American Liberty by Ken Cuccinelli
The Last Line of Defense: The New Fight for American Liberty

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli leads the historic fight against the unprecedented overreach of the federal government.

With Obamacare and agencies like the EPA, the FCC, and the National Labor Relations Board attempting to exercise unprecedented

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My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir by Colleen Carroll Campbell
My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir

A poignant and powerful spiritual memoir about how the lives of the saints changed the life of a modern woman.

In My Sisters the Saints, author Colleen Carroll Campbell blends her personal narrative of spiritual seeking, trials, stumbles, and breakthroughs

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Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life by Terry Brooks
Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life

In 1977, the New York Times Trade Paperback Bestseller list—back then the exclusive province of self-help guides, cartoon collections, and any number of cat books—played host to its very first work of fiction: The Sword of Shannara, an
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Point to Point Navigation by Gore Vidal
Point to Point Navigation

In a witty and elegant autobiography that takes up where his bestelling Palimpsest left off, the celebrated novelist, essayist, critic, and controversialist Gore Vidal reflects on his remarkable life.

Writing from his desks in Ravello and the Hollywood

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Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer by Richard Holmes
Sidetracks: Explorations of a Romantic Biographer

With this collection of short and fascinating biographical pieces, the award-winning biographer of Coleridge and Shelley offers a fascinating glimpse into the mysterious art of biography.

When researching, Richard Holmes has often become captivated by

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The Bronte Myth by Lucasta Miller
The Bronte Myth

In a brilliant combination of biography, literary criticism, and history, The Bronté Myth shows how Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bronté became cultural icons whose ever-changing reputations reflected the obsessions of various eras.

When literary London

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Lucasta Miller27 Oct 2014$15.95

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Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference by Mark Edmundson
Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference

In 1969, Mark Edmundson was a typical high school senior in working-class Medford, Massachusetts. He loved football, disdained schoolwork, and seemed headed for a factory job in his hometown—until a maverick philosophy teacher turned his life around.

When

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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer by Bettina Stangneth
Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann—a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently
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Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son by Lori Duron
Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son

Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron's frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her
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In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution by Susan Brownmiller
In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution

There once was a time when the concept of equal pay for equal work did not exist, when women of all ages were "girls," when abortion was a back-alley procedure, when there was no such thing as a rape crisis center or a shelter for battered women, when
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The Christmas Plains by Joseph Bottum
The Christmas Plains

A well-respected writer and editor's memoir of childhood Christmases set in the sometimes harsh but always captivating landscape of South Dakota.

Wreaths and holly, fruitcakes and mistletoe, ornaments and snowflakes, St. Nick and Scrooge's humbug, Joseph
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What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir by Kristin Newman
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir

A funny, sexy, and ultimately poignant memoir about mastering the art of the "vacationship."

Kristin Newman spent much of her twenties and thirties buying dresses to wear to her friends' weddings and baby showers. Not ready to settle down and in need
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You Herd Me! I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will by Colin Cowherd
You Herd Me! I'll Say It If Nobody Else Will

There are really two games, the one you see and the one you don't. The way I see it, the best way to use access to both worlds is to illuminate and reveal, not idolize and adore. It's better to be wrong than to be played for a fool. – Colin Cowherd
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Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom by Allen West & Michele Hickford
Guardian of the Republic: An American Ronin's Journey to Faith, Family and Freedom

The inspiring life and uncensored views of a veteran, patriot, former Congressman, conservative icon, and warrior for personal liberty…

Over the course of the past few decades, Allen West has had many titles bestowed on him, among them Lt.
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The Letters of Martin Buber by Martin Buber
The Letters of Martin Buber

Edited by Profesor Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr

"No matter how brilliant it may be, the human intellect that wishes to keep to a plane above the events of the day is not really alive," wrote Martin Buber in 1932. The correspondence of Martin

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Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond by Thomas J. Watson & Peter Petre
Father, Son & Co.: My Life at IBM and Beyond

In this eloquent first-person account of a family drama that changed the face of American business, the man who transformed IBM into the world's largest computer company reflects on his lifelong partnership with his father--and how their management styleTen years after its original publication, FATHER, SON & CO. remains a uniquely honest book. Watson's willingness to write about the loving but ferociously combative relationship he had with his father and the turbulent battles behind some of IBM's most far-reaching decisions gives readers rare insights into the realities of leadership. -->
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Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation by William H. Gass
Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation

The greatly admired essayist, novelist, and philosopher, author of Cartesian Sonata, Finding a Form, and The Tunnel, reflects on the art of translation and on Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies -- and gives us his own translation of Rilke's masterwork.

After

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Goldwater by Barry Goldwater
Goldwater

Barry Goldwater is a principled politican in a world where the species seems endangered, a man of profound convcition about government and law, the grand old man of the Grand Old Party, respected as much by those who disagree with him as by those who share
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Praying in Rome: Reflections on the Conclave and Electing Pope Francis by Timothy M. Dolan
Praying in Rome: Reflections on the Conclave and Electing Pope Francis

The Archbishop of New York offers his insight on his time in Rome, the Conclave and the election of a new Holy Father, Pope Francis.

Since February 2013, many have asked Cardinal Timothy Dolan to comment about Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, his final

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Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan
Food: A Love Story

"What are my qualifications to write this book? None really. So why should you read it? Here's why: I'm a little fat. If a thin guy were to write about a love of food and eating I'd highly recommend that you do not read his book."

Bacon. McDonalds.

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Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words by Maeve Binchy
Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not

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Unaccompanied Women: Late-Life Adventures in Love, Sex, and Real Estate by Jane Juska
Unaccompanied Women: Late-Life Adventures in Love, Sex, and Real Estate

"Before I turn 67, I would like to have a lot of sex with a man I like." This inspired personal ad from Jane Juska drew tremendous response and swept the retired teacher into a whirlwind existence she barely recognized as her own. She relayed her fun and
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Trump: How to Get Rich by Meredith Mciver & Donald J. Trump
Trump: How to Get Rich

First he made five billion dollars.
Then he made The Apprentice.
Now The Donald shows you how to make a fortune, Trump style.

HOW TO GET RICH

Real estate titan, bestselling author, and TV impresario Donald J. Trump reveals the secrets of his success

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New York Jew by Alfred Kazin
New York Jew

Alfred Kazin, one of the central figures of America's intellectual life in the 20th century, takes us into his own life and times. His autobiography encompasses, within a single large, fluent narrative, a personal story openly told; an inside look at New
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Anchored In Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash by John Carter Cash
Anchored In Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash

June Carter was born in the rugged mountains of Maces Springs, Virginia, to Ezra and Maybelle Carter, pioneers of country music. On stage from a very young age, June found her niche in the spotlight with her vivacious personality and down-home sense of

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John Carter Cash27 Oct 2014$14.99

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The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty by Kitty Kelley
The Family: The Real Story of the Bush Dynasty

From the First Lady of unauthorized, tell-all biography, this is the first real inside-look at the most powerful–and secretive–family in the world. From Senator Prescott Bush's alcoholism, to his son George Herbert Walker Bush's infidelities,
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Kitty Kelley27 Oct 2014$17.00

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Faith and Betrayal: A Pioneer Woman's Passage in the American West by Sally Denton
Faith and Betrayal: A Pioneer Woman's Passage in the American West

In the 1850s, Jean Rio, a deeply spiritual widow, was moved by the promises of Mormon missionaries and set out from England for Utah. Traveling across the Atlantic by steamer, up the Mississippi by riverboat, and westward by wagon, Rio kept a detailed
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Sally Denton27 Oct 2014$16.00

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Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond by Ekow Eshun
Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and Beyond

At the age of thirty-three, Ekow Eshun—born in London to African-born parents—travels to Ghana in search of his roots. He goes from Accra, Ghana's cosmopolitan capital city, to the storied slave forts of Elmina, and on to the historic warrior
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True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall by Mark Salzman
True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall

In 1997 Mark Salzman, bestselling author Iron and Silk and Lying Awake, paid a reluctant visit to a writing class at L.A.'s Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for violent teenage offenders, many of them charged with murder. What he found so moved and
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Things Seen and Unseen: A Year Lived in Faith by Nora Gallagher
Things Seen and Unseen: A Year Lived in Faith

"Gracefully written and moving ... Things Seen and Unseen starts with Nora Gallagher entering the labyrinth of her life ... and ultimately it leads to the center of her being."--The Boston Globe

It started with an occasional Sunday, a "tourist's" visit

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Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin
Jane Austen: A Life

At her death in 1817, Jane Austen left the world six of the most beloved novels written in English—but her shortsighted family destroyed the bulk of her letters; and if she kept any diaries, they did not survive her. Now acclaimed biographer Claire

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My Life by Earvin Magic Johnson
My Life

"A true emotional phenomenon...

Entertaining...

Of particular interest to fans will be the evolution of Johnson's relationship with Bird, his great karmic partner in the game."
NEW YORK NEWSDAY
He's faced challenges all of his life, but now Magic Johnson

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Wild Ducks Flying Backward by Tom Robbins
Wild Ducks Flying Backward

Known for his meaty seriocomic novels–expansive works that are simultaneously lowbrow and highbrow–Tom Robbins has also published over the years a number of short pieces, predominantly nonfiction. His travel articles, essays, and tributes to
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Farewell, Godspeed: The Greatest Eulogies of Our Time by Cyrus M. Copeland
Farewell, Godspeed: The Greatest Eulogies of Our Time

Farewell, Godspeed is a remarkable collection of eulogies for some of the most notable figures of our time, delivered by the people who knew them best. In the words used to eulogize the great and celebrated men and women of the world—sometimes
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Life Stories: Profiles from The New Yorker by David Remnick
Life Stories: Profiles from The New Yorker

One of art's purest challenges is to translate a human being into words. The New Yorker has met this challenge more successfully and more originally than any other modern American journal. It has indelibly shaped the genre known as the Profile. Starting
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After Silence: Rape & My Journey Back by Nancy Venable Raine
After Silence: Rape & My Journey Back

"Silence has the rusty taste of shame. The words shut up are the most terrible words I know. . . . The man who raped me spat these words out over and over during the hours of my attack--when I screamed, when I tried to talk him out of what he was doing,
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Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left by Susan Braudy
Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left

In 1970, Kathy Boudin, revolutionary Weatherman, fled the ruins of a town house on West Eleventh Street in Greenwich Village after a bomb that was being made there exploded, killing three people, and America's sympathy with radicalism fell apart. The Weathermen
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Before the Trumpet: Young Franklin Roosevelt, 1882-1905 by Geoffrey C. Ward
Before the Trumpet: Young Franklin Roosevelt, 1882-1905


Before Pearl Harbor, before polio and his entry into politics, FDR was a handsome, pampered, but strong-willed youth, the center of a rarefied world. In Before the Trumpet, the award-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward transports the reader to that
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A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir by Lev Golinkin
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir

A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old Lev Golinkin and his family cross the Soviet
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So, Anyway... by John Cleese
So, Anyway...

John Cleese's huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, and beyond now seem written into comedy's DNA. In this rollicking

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Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts
Napoleon: A Life

The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War

Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military

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Life Interrupted: The Unfinished Monologue by Spalding Gray
Life Interrupted: The Unfinished Monologue

As the first decade of the new century was getting underway, Spalding Gray worried that the joy he'd finally found with his wife, stepdaughter, and two sons would fail to fuel his work as a theatrical monologist the way anxiety, conflict, doubt, and various
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A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck by Trace Adkins
A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck

Country music superstar Trace Adkins isn't exactly known for holding back what's on his mind. And if the millions of albums he's sold are any indication, when Trace talks, people listen. Now, in A Personal Stand, Trace Adkins delivers his maverick manifesto
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For Love of Politics: Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years by Sally Bedell Smith
For Love of Politics: Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years

During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. Their intertwined personal and professional lives had far-reaching consequences–for politics, domestic policy, and international
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Seminary Boy by John Cornwell
Seminary Boy

John Cornwell evokes a vanished time and way of life in this moving and, at times, troubling memoir of an adolescence spent in the isolated all-male world of the seminary.

Born into a destitute family with a dominating Irish-Catholic mother and an absconding

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A First Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, 1905-1928 by Geoffrey C. Ward
A First Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, 1905-1928

In this classic of American biography, based upon thousands of original documents, many never previously published, the prize-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward tells the dramatic story of Franklin Roosevelt's unlikely rise from cloistered youth to the
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Ambition and Desire: Napoleon's Josephine by Kate Williams
Ambition and Desire: Napoleon's Josephine

From CNN's official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon's heart—and with it, an empire.

Their love was legendary,

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition) by T. E. Lawrence
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)

In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages, he joined and went on to lead the
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I Lived to Tell It All by George Jones
I Lived to Tell It All

Boozing. Womanizing. Brawling. Singing. For the last forty years George Jones has reigned as the country's king--the singer many have called the Frank Sinatra of country. And for most of that time, his career has been marked by hard-living, hard-loving,
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My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner: A Family Memoir by Meir Shalev
My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner: A Family Memoir

From the author of the acclaimed novel A Pigeon and a Boy comes a charming tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in Nahalal, the village of Meir Shalev's birth. Here we meet Shalev's amazing Grandma Tonia, who

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The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person by Harold S. Kushner
The Book of Job: When Bad Things Happened to a Good Person

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

From one of our most trusted spiritual advisers, a thoughtful, illuminating guide to that most fascinating of biblical texts, the book of Job, and what it can teach us about living in a troubled world.

The story

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Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World by Kirsten Gillibrand
Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: "Decisions are being

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The Rise of Abraham Cahan by Seth Lipsky
The Rise of Abraham Cahan

Part of the Jewish Encounters series

The first general-interest biography of the legendary editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, the newspaper of Yiddish-speaking immigrants that inspired, educated, and entertained millions of readers; helped redefine

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Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce

"I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die," Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce's progress from her arrival on Capitol
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Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel's Soul by Daniel Gordis
Menachem Begin: The Battle for Israel's Soul

Reviled as a fascist by his great rival Ben-Gurion, venerated by Israel's underclass, the first Israeli to win the Nobel Peace Prize, a proud Jew but not a conventionally religious one, Menachem Begin was both complex and controversial. Born in Poland

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Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built by Mark Russ Federman
Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built

WITH 8 PAGES OF FULL-COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND BLACK-AND-WHITE IMAGES THROUGHOUT

The former owner/proprietor of the beloved appetizing store on Manhattan's Lower East Side tells the delightful, mouthwatering story of an immigrant family's journey from a

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Portraits and Observations by Truman Capote
Portraits and Observations

Perhaps no twentieth century writer was so observant and elegant a chronicler of his times as Truman Capote. Whether he was profiling the rich and famous or creating indelible word-pictures of events and places near and far, Capote's eye for detail and
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Secret Lives of the Tsars: Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia by Michael Farquhar
Secret Lives of the Tsars: Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia

"Michael Farquhar doesn't write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin's smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it."—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize
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Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou
Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou

"Words mean more than what is set down on paper," Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou's words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through
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The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics - and Can Again by Joe Scarborough
The Right Path: From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics - and Can Again

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC's Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics
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Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 by Stephen Kotkin
Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world

It has the quality of myth: a poor cobbler's son, a seminarian from an oppressed outer province of the Russian empire, reinvents himself as a top leader in a band

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The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps by Michael Blanding
The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him

Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers-both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to navigate the

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His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute by Maya Angelou
His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute

He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela,
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Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned by Alan Alda
Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I've Learned

He's one of America's most recognizable and acclaimed actors–a star on Broadway, an Oscar nominee for The Aviator, and the only person to ever win Emmys for acting, writing, and directing, during his eleven years on M*A*S*H. Now Alan Alda has written
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The Bus: My Life in and out of a Helmet by Jerome Bettis & Gene Wojciechowski
The Bus: My Life in and out of a Helmet

He was one of pro football's most beloved and respected stars, admired not only by NFL fans and his own teammates, but by his opponents as well. Super Bowl champion; six time Pro Bowler; NFL Comeback Player of the Year; NFL Man of the Year; fifth all-time
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Lake Effect by Rich Cohen
Lake Effect

A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the Great Lakes Book Award and the 21st Century Award from the Chicago Public Library

Raised in an affluent suburb on the North Shore of Chicago, Rich Cohen had a cluster of interesting friends, but none more interesting

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Interesting Times: A Twentieth-Century Life by Eric Hobsbawm
Interesting Times: A Twentieth-Century Life

Eric Hobsbawm is considered by many to be our greatest living historian. Robert Heilbroner, writing about Hobsbawm's The Age of Extremes 1914-1991 said, "I know of no other account that sheds as much light on what is now behind us, and thereby casts
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Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside by Katrina Firlik
Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside

Katrina Firlik is a neurosurgeon, one of only two hundred or so women among the alpha males who dominate this high-pressure, high-prestige medical specialty. She is also a superbly gifted writer–witty, insightful, at once deeply humane and refreshingly
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The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House by John F. Harris
The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The definitive account of one of the most accomplished, controversial, and polarizing figures in American history

Bill Clinton is the most arresting leader of his generation. He transformed American politics, and his eight

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Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball by Stefan Kanfer
Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, "queen of the B-pluses." But on the small screen she was a superstar–arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the roots
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A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance by Jane Juska
A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance

"Round-heeled" is an old-fashioned label for a woman who is promiscuous—someone who nowadays might be called "easy." It's a surprising way for a cultured English teacher with a passion for the novels of Anthony Trollope to describe herself, but then
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The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life by Tom Reiss
The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life

Part history, part cultural biography, and part literary mystery, The Orientalist traces the life of Lev Nussimbaum, a Jew who transformed himself into a Muslim prince and became a best-selling author in Nazi Germany.

Born in 1905 to a wealthy family

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Dean and Me: (A Love Story) by James Kaplan & Jerry Lewis
Dean and Me: (A Love Story)

They were the unlikeliest of pairs—a handsome crooner and a skinny monkey, an Italian from Steubenville, Ohio, and a Jew from Newark, N.J.. Before they teamed up, Dean Martin seemed destined for a mediocre career as a nightclub singer, and Jerry
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Loser Goes First: My Thirty-Something Years of Dumb Luck and Minor Humiliation by Dan Kennedy
Loser Goes First: My Thirty-Something Years of Dumb Luck and Minor Humiliation

It all begins on Christmas morning, 1978. Dan Kennedy is ten years old and wants a black Gibson Les Paul guitar, the kind Peter Frampton plays. It will be his passport to the coolest (only) band in the neighborhood—Jokerz. He doesn't get it. Instead,
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Blood & Oil: A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah by Manucher Farmanfarmaian & Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Blood & Oil: A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah

PEN/West Award Finalist


" Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."
--Fred

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The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl by Rosemary Kingsland
The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl

The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl is an extraordinary memoir—a jewel. Rosemary Kingsland was born in India during the dying days of the British Raj. While there, she and her family lived a life of privilege. But with the fall of the Raj, they were
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Five Men Who Broke My Heart by Susan Shapiro
Five Men Who Broke My Heart

On sale 1/20/04! In this honest, hilarious, fiercely intelligent memoir, journalist Susan Shapiro dares to do what every woman dreams of: track down the five men who'd broken her heart and find out what really went wrong. Between the ages of thirteen
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House of Hilton by Jerry Oppenheimer
House of Hilton

This intimate, shocking—and thoroughly unauthorized—portrait of the Hiltons chronicles the family's amazing odyssey from poverty and obscurity to glory and glamour.

From Conrad Hilton, the eccentric "innkeeper to the world" who built a global

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Condoleezza Rice: An American Life: A Biography by Elisabeth Bumiller
Condoleezza Rice: An American Life: A Biography

Condoleezza Rice, one of most powerful and controversial women in the world, has until now remained a mystery behind an elegant, cool veneer. In this stunning new biography, New York Times reporter Elisabeth Bumiller peels back the layers and presents
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Crawling: A Father's First Year by Elisha Cooper
Crawling: A Father's First Year

From an award-winning illustrator and children's book author comes a touching, honest, and laugh-out-loud funny memoir about parenting, love, and the wonder of new life."I would have sooner been handed a bomb than a baby," admits Elisha Cooper, early in
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Bedside Manners: One Doctor's Reflections on the Oddly Intimate Encounters Between Patient and He aler by David Watts MD
Bedside Manners: One Doctor's Reflections on the Oddly Intimate Encounters Between Patient and He aler

In beautifully crafted vignettes, physician and NPR commentator David Watts explores the world of modern-day medicine and reveals the emotional truths and practical realities at the heart of the doctor-patient relationship. Bedside Manners is an engaging,
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A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead by Dennis McNally
A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s' counterculture.

From 1965 to

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Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers by Elizabeth Edwards
Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers

She charmed America with her smart, likable, down-to-earth personality as she campaigned for her husband, then vice-presidential candidate John Edwards. She inspired millions as she valiantly fought advanced breast cancer after being diagnosed only days
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A Chance Meeting: Intertwined Lives of American Writers and Artists, 1854-1967 by Rachel Cohen
A Chance Meeting: Intertwined Lives of American Writers and Artists, 1854-1967

"They met in ordinary ways," writes Rachel Cohen in her introduction, "a careful arrangement after long admiration, a friend's casual introduction, or because they both just happened to be standing near the drinks. . . . They talked to each other for a
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The Mind of Bill James: How a Complete Outsider Changed Baseball by Scott Gray
The Mind of Bill James: How a Complete Outsider Changed Baseball

The first book to chronicle the life and ideas of "the serious baseball fan's high priest" (New York Times), the impact of his brilliant and entertaining writings, and how someone who never pitched a ball, held a bat, or managed a team fundamentally
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Curious Minds: How a Child Becomes a Scientist by John Brockman
Curious Minds: How a Child Becomes a Scientist

What makes a child decide to become a scientist?

•For Robert Sapolsky–Stanford professor of biology–it was an argument with a rabbi over a passage in the Bible.
•Physicist Lee Smolin traces his inspiration to a volume of Einstein's

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Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope by Azadeh Moaveni & Shirin Ebadi
Iran Awakening: A Memoir of Revolution and Hope

The moving, inspiring memoir of one of the great women of our times, Shirin Ebadi, winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize and advocate for the oppressed, whose spirit has remained strong in the face of political persecution and despite the challenges she
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Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler: A Memoir by Wade Rouse
Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler: A Memoir

When Wade Rouse—a rural, public school graduate who grew up more Hee Haw than Dynasty—was hired as the director of publicity at the prestigious Tate Academy, he quickly discovered his real job was to make a few of the very pretty, very rich,
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Love in the Driest Season: A Family Memoir by Neely Tucker
Love in the Driest Season: A Family Memoir

Foreign correspondent Neely Tucker and his wife, Vita, arrived in Zimbabwe in 1997. After witnessing firsthand the devastating consequences of AIDS on the population, especially the children, the couple started volunteering at an orphanage that was desperately
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Big Bosoms and Square Jaws: The Biography of Russ Meyer, King of the Sex Film by Jimmy Mcdonough
Big Bosoms and Square Jaws: The Biography of Russ Meyer, King of the Sex Film

What do you need to make money making movies? The answer, according to cult hero, creator of the sexploitation film, and the man the Wall Street Journal once dubbed the King Leer of Hollywood, Russ Meyer, is: "big bosoms and square jaws." In the first

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The Privilege of Youth by Dave Pelzer
The Privilege of Youth

From A Child Called "It" to The Lost Boy, from A Man Named Dave to Help Yourself, Dave Pelzer's inspirational books have helped countless others triumph over hardship and misfortune. In The Privilege of Youth, he shares the missing chapter of
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Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers: The Best New Voices of 2006 by Matt Kellogg
Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers: The Best New Voices of 2006

Selected as the winners of Random House's national contest, a stunning collection of essays ranging from comic to poignant, personal to political, by the newest, brightest young writers you haven't heard of . . . yet.

Here, for the first time, current
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No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued climbing's holy grail:
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First In: How Seven CIA Officers Opened the War on Terror in Afghanistan by Gary Schroen
First In: How Seven CIA Officers Opened the War on Terror in Afghanistan

While America held its breath in the days immediately following 9/11, a small but determined group of CIA agents covertly began to change history. This is the riveting first-person account of the treacherous top-secret mission inside Afghanistan to set
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An Idiot Girl's Christmas: True Tales from the Top of the Naughty List by Laurie Notaro
An Idiot Girl's Christmas: True Tales from the Top of the Naughty List

IT'S LAURIE NOTARO'S HOLIDAY HANDBOOK.
PREPARE TO LAUGH YOUR TINSEL OFF.

It's the most wonderful–and most dreadful–season of the year, when boxes of truffles attack your thighs, drunken holiday revelers stay long past their welcome, and your

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The Day Donny Herbert Woke Up: A True Story by Rich Blake
The Day Donny Herbert Woke Up: A True Story

Donny Herbert was a hardworking Buffalo city firefighter who, in December 1995, was searching the attic of a burning house when the snow-laden roof collapsed. For six minutes he was without oxygen. A beloved husband, a father of four boys, a neighborhood
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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Li by Jacob Slichter
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Li

A hilarious inside look at the real business of popular music by the drummer of Semisonic that does for rock and roll what Jim Bouton's Ball Four did for baseball.

After years of working day jobs and making music in his basement, Jacob Slichter wondered
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Why My Wife Thinks I'm an Idiot: The Life and Times of a Sportscaster Dad by Mike Greenberg
Why My Wife Thinks I'm an Idiot: The Life and Times of a Sportscaster Dad

Meet Mike Greenberg, the popular host of ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning, the highest-rated drive-time sports talk show on the dial. To his three-million-plus listeners, Greeny is the guy who's equally as comfortable dissecting zone defenses
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The Little Prisoner: A Memoir by Jane Elliott
The Little Prisoner: A Memoir

When Jane Elliott was four years old, the nightmare began. She became the helpless victim of a sociopath—bullied, dominated, and sexually abused by a man only fourteen years her senior: her stepfather. For nearly two decades she was held prisoner,

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General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior by James I. Robertson Jr.
General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior

A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson but whose achievements have been unfairly neglected until now, finally receives his due in this invaluable biography by a noted historian of the Civil War. Drawing extensively
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His Excellency: George Washington by Joseph J. Ellis
His Excellency: George Washington

National Bestseller

To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier historians of the Revolutionary era. Training his lens on

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The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 by Paul Fussell
The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945

The Boys' Crusade is the great historian Paul Fussell's unflinching and unforgettable account of the American infantryman's experiences in Europe during World War II. Based in part on the author's own experiences, it provides a stirring narrative of
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Whatever You Say I Am: The Life and Times of Eminem by Anthony Bozza
Whatever You Say I Am: The Life and Times of Eminem

does eminem matter?

On assignment for his first cover story for Rolling Stone, the very first national cover story on Eminem, Anthony Bozza met a young blond kid, a rapper who would soon take the country by storm. But back in 1999, Eminem was just beginning

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Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It by Herb Boyd
Autobiography of a People: Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It

Autobiography of a People is an insightfully assembled anthology of eyewitness accounts that traces the history of the African American experience. From the Middle Passage to the Million Man March, editor Herb Boyd has culled a diverse range of voices,
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Rabbi Paul: An Intellectual Biography by Bruce Chilton
Rabbi Paul: An Intellectual Biography

A brilliant new biography of Saint Paul, whose interpretations of the life and teachings of Jesus transformed a loosely organized, grassroots peasant movement into the structured religion we know today

Without Paul, there would be no Christianity. His

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Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971 by Stephen Walsh
Stravinsky: The Second Exile: France and America, 1934-1971

This, the second and final volume of Stephen Walsh's magisterial biography of Igor Stravinsky, begins in 1934, when Stravinsky is fifty-two and living in France. Already regarded by many as the most important composer of his generation, Stravinsky is nevertheless
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That Takes Ovaries! Bold Females and Their Brazen Acts by Rivka Solomon
That Takes Ovaries! Bold Females and Their Brazen Acts

Having ovaries: unabashed, gutsy, feisty, playful, challenging, full of chutzpah, mettlesome, naughty, victorious, straight from the hip, full-flavored, outrageous, righteous, loving, inspiring, bold as brass, self-assured, self-confident, self-possessed,
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The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by H. W. Brands
The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

National Bestseller

He was the foremost American of his day, yet today he is little more than a mythic caricature in the public imagination. Benjamin Franklin, perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America, comes vividly to life

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Her Life by Susan Hertog
Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Her Life

An illuminating portrait of Anne Morrow Lindbergh--loyal wife, devoted mother, pioneering aviator, and critically acclaimed author of the bestselling Gift from the Sea.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh has been one of the most admired women and most popular writers

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Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford by Jessica Mitford
Decca: The Letters of Jessica Mitford

"Decca" Mitford lived a larger-than-life life: born into the British aristocracy—one of the famous (and sometimes infamous) Mitford sisters—she ran away to Spain during the Spanish Civil War with her cousin Esmond Romilly, Winston Churchill's
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Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes by Wendy Holden & Deana Martin
Memories Are Made of This: Dean Martin Through His Daughter's Eyes

Charming, debonair, and impeccably attired in a black tuxedo, Dean Martin was coolness incarnate. His music provided the soundtrack of romance, and his image captivated movie and television audiences for more than fifty years. His daughter Deana was among
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The Rasputin File by Edvard Radzinsky
The Rasputin File

From the bestselling author of Stalin and The Last Tsar comes The Rasputin File, a remarkable biography of the mystical monk and bizarre philanderer whose role in the demise of the Romanovs and the start of the revolution can only now be fully known.

For

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Johnny U: The Life and Times of John Unitas by Tom Callahan
Johnny U: The Life and Times of John Unitas

In a time "when men played football for something less than a living and something more than money," John Unitas was the ultimate quarterback. Rejected by Notre Dame, discarded by the Pittsburgh Steelers, he started on a Pennsylvania sandlot making six
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Fragile Innocence: A Father's Memoir of His Daughter's Courageous Journey by James Reston Jr.
Fragile Innocence: A Father's Memoir of His Daughter's Courageous Journey

Fragile Innocence is the story of a child devastated by pure chance. This moving narrative of a father's journey to understand and accept the profound changes in his daughter's life is at once memoir, biography, mystery, and drama, all centered around
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Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy SEAL by Chuck Pfarrer
Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy SEAL

"Since the first navy frogmen crawled onto the beaches of Normandy, no SEAL has ever surrendered," writes Chuck Pfarrer. "No SEAL has ever been captured, and not one teammate or body has ever been left in the field. This legacy of valor is unmatched in
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Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy by Peter Schweizer
Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Profiles in Liberal Hypocrisy

"I don't own a single share of stock." —Michael Moore

Members of the liberal left exude an air of moral certitude. They pride themselves on being selflessly committed to the highest ideals and seem particularly confident of the purity of their motives

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power by Richard Carwardine
Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb, prize-winning
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The Heart of Business: Integrating Prosperity and Values for Real Change by Liz Mohn
The Heart of Business: Integrating Prosperity and Values for Real Change

In The Heart of Business Liz Mohn describes her experiences as a woman and an entrepreneur at Bertelsmann, Europe's largest media corporation, in a powerful call to action for organizations of every size and purpose to adapt to the evolving criteria
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Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Faith by Tony Hendra
Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Faith

A key comic writer of the past three decades has created his most heartfelt and hard-hitting book. Father Joe is Tony Hendra's inspiring true story of finding faith, friendship, and family through the decades-long influence of a surpassingly wise Benedictine
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Cork Boat by John Pollack
Cork Boat

165,321 corks
1 boat

Most people have childhood dreams; few ever pursue them. At the age of 34, John Pollack quit a prestigious speechwriting job on Capitol Hill to pursue an idea he had harbored since the age of six: to build a boat out of wine corks

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John James Audubon: The Making of an American by Richard Rhodes
John James Audubon: The Making of an American

John James Audubon came to America as a dapper eighteen-year-old eager to make his fortune. He had a talent for drawing and an interest in birds, and he would spend the next thirty-five years traveling to the remotest regions of his new country–often
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Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness by Guy MacLean Rogers
Alexander: The Ambiguity of Greatness

For nearly two and a half millennia, Alexander the Great has loomed over history as a legend–and an enigma. Wounded repeatedly but always triumphant in battle, he conquered most of the known world, only to die mysteriously at the age of thirty-two.
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A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel by David Horovitz
A Little Too Close to God: The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel

When David Horovitz emigrated from England to Israel in 1983, it was the fulfillment of a dream. But today, a husband and a father, he is torn between hope and despair, between the desire to make a difference and fear for his family's safety, between staying
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Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir by Bill Bradley
Time Present, Time Past: A Memoir

During his terms in the U.S. Senate, Bill Bradley won a national reputation for thoughtfulness, decency, and a willingness to take controversial positions on issues ranging from tax reform to the rights of Native Americans. All these qualities inform this
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The Tao of Bruce Lee: A Martial Arts Memoir by Davis Miller
The Tao of Bruce Lee: A Martial Arts Memoir

In this companion volume to his critically acclaimed first book, The Tao of Muhammad Ali, Davis Miller turns his attention to a second iconic figure of the twentieth century--and another of Miller's own seminal influences: film star and martial arts
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The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets by Michael Schmidt
The First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets

A dazzling literary exploration by acclaimed poet and critic Michael Schmidt, The First Poets brings to life for the general reader the great Greek poets who gave our poetic tradition its first bearings and whose works have had an enduring influence
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Wish You Were Here: The Official Biography of Douglas Adams by Nick Webb
Wish You Were Here: The Official Biography of Douglas Adams

It all started when Douglas Adams demolished planet Earth in order to make way for an intergalactic expressway–and then invited everyone to thumb a ride on a comical cosmic road trip with the likes of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, and the other daft
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Nick Webb26 Oct 2014$15.95

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Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl by Virginia Lee Barnes
Aman: The Story of a Somali Girl

This is the extraordinary first-person account of a young woman's coming of age in Somalia and her struggles against the obligations and strictures of family and society. By the time she is nine, Aman has undergone a ritual circumcision ceremony; at eleven,
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The Battle of Mogadishu: First Hand Accounts From the Men of Task Force Ranger by Matt Eversmann
The Battle of Mogadishu: First Hand Accounts From the Men of Task Force Ranger

"No matter how skilled the writer of nonfiction, you are always getting the story secondhand. Here's a chance to go right to the source. . . . These men were there."
–MARK BOWDEN (from the Foreword)

It started as a mission to capture a Somali
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On the Road with Francis of Assisi: A Timeless Journey Through Umbria and Tuscany, and Beyond by Linda Bird Francke
On the Road with Francis of Assisi: A Timeless Journey Through Umbria and Tuscany, and Beyond

On the Road with Francis of Assisi offers a unique and lively travelogue of parallel journeys: that of Francis of Assisi on his way to sainthood in the thirteenth century, and that of author Linda Bird Francke, who followed his path through the beauty
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Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen by Lesley Hazleton
Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen

There is no woman with a worse reputation than Jezebel, the ancient queen who corrupted a nation and met one of the most gruesome fates in the Bible. Her name alone speaks of sexual decadence and promiscuity. But what if this version of her story, handed
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Great Dames: What I Learned from Older Women by Marie Brenner
Great Dames: What I Learned from Older Women

"Fascinating, gossipy, entertaining. . . ."
New York Times Book Review

They are ten outstanding women of the century. Each had an aura, including Thelma Brenner, the first great dame her daughter ever knew. Their lives were both gloriously
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Claiming Ground by Laura Bell
Claiming Ground

In 1977, Laura Bell, at loose ends after graduating from college, leaves her family home in Kentucky for a wild and unexpected adventure: herding sheep in Wyoming's Big Horn Basin. Inexorably drawn to this life of solitude and physical toil, a young woman
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Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers by Katy Lederer
Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers

"The intricacies of family and the complexities of the games they play mingle wonderfully here in a memoir quite unlike any other."—George Plimpton, author of Truman Capote

Katy Lederer grew up on the bucolic campus of an exclusive East Coast boarding

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A Song Flung Up to Heaven by Maya Angelou
A Song Flung Up to Heaven

The culmination of a unique achievement in modern American literature: the six volumes of autobiography that began more than thirty years ago with the appearance of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

A Song Flung Up to Heaven opens as Maya Angelou

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In This Dark House: A Memoir by Louise Kehoe
In This Dark House: A Memoir

In 1939 the influential architect Berthold Lubetkin abruptly left his thriving career in London and dropped out of sight, moving with his wife to a desolate farm in rural Glucestershire. Life in the house the Lubetkins named "World's End was far from idyllic
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Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, LedZeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . . by Glyn Johns
Sound Man: A Life Recording Hits with The Rolling Stones, The Who, LedZeppelin, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, The Faces . . .

Born just outside London in 1942, Glyn Johns was sixteen years old at the dawn of rock and roll. His big break as a producer came on the Steve Miller Band's debut album, Children of the Future, and he went on to engineer or produce iconic albums for
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Shakey: Neil Young's Biography by Jimmy Mcdonough
Shakey: Neil Young's Biography

Neil Young is one of rock and roll's most important and enigmatic figures, a legend from the sixties who is still hugely influential today. He has never granted a writer access to his inner life – until now. Based on six years of interviews with
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I Could Never Be So Lucky Again: An Autobiography by Carroll V. Glines & James Doolittle
I Could Never Be So Lucky Again: An Autobiography

After Pearl Harbor, he led America's flight to victory

General Doolittle is a giant of the twentieth century. He did it all.

As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation

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The Memory of All That by Katharine Weber
The Memory of All That

The Memory of All That is Katharine Weber's memoir of her extraordinary family.

Her maternal grandmother, Kay Swift, was known both for her own music (she was the first woman to compose the score to a hit Broadway show, Fine and Dandy) and for her

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Melville: His World and Work by Andrew Delbanco
Melville: His World and Work

If Dickens was nineteenth-century London personified, Herman Melville was the quintessential American. With a historian's perspective and a critic's insight, award-winning author Andrew Delbanco marvelously demonstrates that Melville was very much a
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Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World by Jill Jonnes
Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World

In the final decades of the nineteenth century, three brilliant and visionary titans of America's Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire.
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Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West by William McKeen
Mile Marker Zero: The Moveable Feast of Key West

True tales of writers and pirates, painters and potheads, guitar pickers and drug merchants in America's southernmost city

For Hemingway and Fitzgerald, there was Paris in the twenties. For others, later, there was Greenwich Village, Big Sur, and Woodstock.

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The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost: A Memoir of Three Continents, Two Friends, and One Unexpected Adventure by Rachel Friedman
The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost: A Memoir of Three Continents, Two Friends, and One Unexpected Adventure

Rachel Friedman has always been the consummate good girl who does well in school and plays it safe, so the college grad surprises no one more than herself when, on a whim (and in an effort to escape impending life decisions), she buys a ticket to Ireland,
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Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man by Brian McGrory
Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man

Award-winning journalist Brian McGrory goes head to beak in a battle royale with another male for a top-spot in his home, vying for dominance with the family's pet rooster.
Brian McGrory's life changed drastically after the death of his beloved dog,
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The Voyage of the Rose City: An Adventure at Sea by John Moynihan
The Voyage of the Rose City: An Adventure at Sea

A gripping, beautifully told story of a young man's coming-of-age at sea

When John Moynihan decided to ship out in the Merchant Marine during the summer of his junior year at Wesleyan University, his father, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, was not
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Jefferson Davis: The Essential Writings by Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis: The Essential Writings

Jefferson Davis is one of the most complex and controversial figures in American political history (and the man whom Oscar Wilde wanted to meet more than anyone when he made his tour of the United States). Elected president of the Confederacy and later
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Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez by Richard Rodriguez
Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez

Hunger of Memory is the story of Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez, who begins his schooling in Sacramento, California, knowing just 50 words of English, and concludes his university studies in the stately quiet of the reading room of the British Museum.

Here

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To End a War by Richard Holbrooke
To End a War

When President Clinton sent Richard Holbrooke to Bosnia as America's chief negotiator in late 1995, he took a gamble that would eventually redefine his presidency. But there was no saying then, at the height of the war, that Holbrooke's mission would succeed.
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It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy by Laurie Notaro
It Looked Different on the Model: Epic Tales of Impending Shame and Infamy

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Everyone's favorite Idiot Girl, Laurie Notaro, is just trying to find the right fit, whether it's in the adorable blouse that looks charming on the mannequin but leaves her in a literal bind or in her neighborhood after

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Prisoner of Trebekistan: A Decade in Jeopardy! by Bob Harris
Prisoner of Trebekistan: A Decade in Jeopardy!

A.: This is the story of a working-class guy from Ohio with little real knowledge of Ambidextrous Presidents, Things Made from Rubber, and hundreds of other categories, but who nonetheless plunges so far into cramming for Jeopardy! that it changes his
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The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family by Jon Katz
The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love, and Family

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jon Katz's Going Home.

"Sometimes human-dog relationships are simple, unrelated to the emotional lives and histories of either species. But often people acquire and love dogs with little awareness that they

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The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses by Chandler Burr
The Emperor of Scent: A Story of Perfume, Obsession, and the Last Mystery of the Senses

For as long as anyone can remember, a man named Luca Turin has had an uncanny relationship with smells. He has been compared to the hero of Patrick Süskind's novel Perfume, but his story is in fact stranger, because it is true. It concerns how he made
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Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
Mountains Beyond Mountains

Tracy Kidder is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the author of the bestsellers The Soul of a New Machine, House, Among Schoolchildren, and Home Town. He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the "master of the non-fiction narrative."
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Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Young Stalin

Based on ten years' astonishing new research, here is the thrilling story of how a charismatic, dangerous boy became a student priest, romantic poet, gangster mastermind, prolific lover, murderous revolutionary, and the merciless politician who shaped
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Colors of the Mountain by Da Chen
Colors of the Mountain

"I was born in southern China in 1962, in the tiny town of Yellow Stone. They called it the Year of Great Starvation."

In 1962, as millions of Chinese citizens were gripped by Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution and the Red Guards enforced a brutal regime

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Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland by Gerald Clarke
Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland

She lived at full throttle on stage, screen, and in real life, with highs that made history and lows that finally brought down the curtain at age forty-seven. Judy Garland died over thirty years ago, but no biography has so completely captured her spirit
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Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War by Terry Brighton
Patton, Montgomery, Rommel: Masters of War

In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be
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Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee by Jeff Himmelman
Yours in Truth: A Personal Portrait of Ben Bradlee

"I hope we're as good friends when you finish your book as we are now," Ben Bradlee, the legendary former executive editor of The Washington Post, told Jeff Himmelman in March 2010. "But I don't give a [expletive deleted] what you write about me."

So

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The Faith of Barack Obama Revised & Updated by Stephen Mansfield
The Faith of Barack Obama Revised & Updated

Barack Obama. The speculation about his religious life abounds. Is he a closet Muslim? Is he really a Christian? Does his faith have anything to do with his governing? As the picture of President Obama's faith has emerged over recent years, questions

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Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir by Piper Laurie
Learning to Live Out Loud: A Memoir

An intimate memoir by three-time Oscar nominee Piper Laurie, one of Hollywood's most gifted and respected actresses

At the age of seventeen, in the glory days of movie-making, Piper Laurie was living every little girl's dream. Having been selected by

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What Wendell Wants: or, How to Tell If You're Obsessed with Your Dog by Jenny Lee
What Wendell Wants: or, How to Tell If You're Obsessed with Your Dog

Jenny Lee covered her first year of marriage in the painfully real and funny book I Do. I Did. Now What?! Now it's time for her to write about the real love of her life: Wendell. Her dog.

*Do you talk about your dog non-stop?
*Do you suspect your dog

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Life As I Blow It: Tales of Love, Life & Sex . . . Not Necessarily in That Order by Sarah Colonna
Life As I Blow It: Tales of Love, Life & Sex . . . Not Necessarily in That Order

In this wickedly funny and irreverent memoir, Chelsea Lately writer and comedian Sarah Colonna opens up about love, life, and pursuing her dreams . . . and then screwing it all up.

Sarah believes we all struggle to grow up. Sometimes we want to have

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Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness by Thomas Jefferson
Light and Liberty: Reflections on the Pursuit of Happiness

Were Thomas Jefferson alive to read this book, he would recognize every sentence, every elegant turn of phrase, every lofty, beautifully expressed idea. Indeed, every word in the book is his. In an astonishing feat of editing, Eric S. Petersen has culled
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Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World by Richard Rhodes
Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a remarkable story of science history: how a ravishing film star and an avant-garde composer invented spread-spectrum radio, the technology that made wireless phones, GPS systems, and many other devices

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Too Soon to Say Goodbye by Art Buchwald
Too Soon to Say Goodbye

When doctors told Art Buchwald that his kidneys were kaput, the renowned humorist declined dialysis and checked into a Washington, D.C., hospice to live out his final days. Months later, "The Man Who Wouldn't Die" was still there, feeling good, holding
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Gifted Hands by Ben Carson MD & Cecil Murphey
Gifted Hands

This is the popular book by Dr. Ben Carson whose inspiring story tells of a frustrated inner-city kid whose faith in God helped him become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
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Denmark Vesey: The Buried Story of America's Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It by David M. Robertson
Denmark Vesey: The Buried Story of America's Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It

In a remarkable feat of historical detective work, David Robertson illuminates the shadowy figure who planned a slave rebellion so daring that, if successful, it might have changed the face of the antebellum South. This is the story of a man who, like
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The Portable Henry Rollins by Henry Rollins
The Portable Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins is an artist whose legendary, no-holds-barred performances encompasses music, acting, and written and spoken word. As Details magazine said when it named Rollins the 1994 Man of the Year: "through two decades of rage and discipline, Henry
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Deep Drive: A Long Journey to Finding the Champion Within by Mike Lowell & Rob Bradford
Deep Drive: A Long Journey to Finding the Champion Within

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas
Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In 1972, when she was seven, Firoozeh Dumas and her family moved from Iran to Southern California, arriving with no firsthand knowledge of this country beyond her father's glowing memories of his graduate school years here.
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Unbroken: A Memoir by Tracy Elliott
Unbroken: A Memoir

One thing, a cupboard, was the only thing in Tracy Elliott's life that didn't get shattered. As a stripper, Elliot lived hard and suffered the consequences. In Unbroken, she tells the deeply impacting story of how her life was put back together by the
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The Story of a Life by Aharon Appelfeld
The Story of a Life

In spare, haunting, almost hallucinogenic prose, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning novelist shares with us–for the first time–the story of his own extraordinary survival and rebirth.

Aharon Appelfeld's childhood ended when he was

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The Wilkomirski Affair: A Study in Biographical Truth by Stefan Maechler
The Wilkomirski Affair: A Study in Biographical Truth

This is the definitive report on Fragments, Binjamin Wilkomirski's invented "memoir" of a childhood spent in concentration camps, which created international turmoil.

In 1995 Fragments, a memoir by a Swiss musician named Binjamin Wilkomirski, was published

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The Stardust Lounge: Stories from a Boy's Adolescence by Deborah Digges
The Stardust Lounge: Stories from a Boy's Adolescence

Stephen Digges is the kind of angry adolescent a lot of parents would have given up on. He is out of control by the time he is 13 -- running with gangs, stealing cars, fooling around with drugs and guns, and in general making his family's life hell. Confronted
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Hard Corps: From Gangster to Marine Hero by Marco Martinez
Hard Corps: From Gangster to Marine Hero

At the age of seventeen, Marco Martinez was a thug—a gun-toting, car-stealing gang member.
At the age of twenty-two, he was a hero—the recipient of the Navy Cross, the second-highest honor a U.S. Marine can receive, for extraordinary heroism
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How to Eat a Small Country: A Family's Pursuit of Happiness, One Meal at a Time by Amy Finley
How to Eat a Small Country: A Family's Pursuit of Happiness, One Meal at a Time

"How to Eat a Small Country shares a few key traits with Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love in particular an infectiously likeable narrator and mouthwatering descriptions of European food. But Finley's memoir is less precious, more honest, and ultimately
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Companero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara by Jorge G. Castaneda
Companero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara

Cuando llegó el momento en que fue muerto en las selvas de Bolivia, donde su cuerpo fue exhibido como un Cristo destronado, Ernesto "Che Guevara se había convertido en sinónimo de revolución en todas partes desde Cuba hasta los terrenos universitarios
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My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations by Mary Frances Berry
My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations

"My face is black is true but its not my fault but I love my name and my honest dealing with my fellow man." –Callie House (1899)In this groundbreaking book, acclaimed historian Dr. Mary Frances Berry resurrects the remarkable story of ex-slave Callie
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