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The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories

Ilan Pappé · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Following his critically acclaimed investigation of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in the 1940s, renowned Israeli historian Ilan Pappe turns his attention to the annexation and occupation of Gaza and the West Bank, bringing us the first comprehensive critique of the Occupied Territories.Based...
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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The Complete Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Insects: A natural history and identification guide to beetles, flies, bees wasps, springtails, mayflies, ... crickets, bugs, grasshoppers, fleas, spide

Martin Walters · Hermes House
Pages: 256
Format: Book

An expert guide to 650 common insect and spider species, with 750 illustrations and photographs.
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Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening

Manal al-Sharif · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of a courageous movement to support women's right to drive.Manal al-Sharif grew up in Mecca the second daughter of a taxi driver, born the year fundamentalism took hold....
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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Secret Plan for America

Nancy Maclean · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An explosive exposé of the man and the ideas behind the well-heeled right's relentless campaign to eliminate unions, suppress voting, privatize public education, change the Constitution, and curb democratic majority ruleBehind today's headlines of billionaires taking over our government...
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We the People

Harold Evans · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A wise and entertaining guide to writing English the proper way by one of the greatest newspaper editors of our time. Harry Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger. He's even been knighted for his services...
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The End of Advertising: Why It Had to Die, and the Creative Resurrection to Come

Andrew Essex · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A recovering Mad Man throws down the ultimate challenge to his profession: Innovate or die.The ad apocalypse is upon us. Today millions are downloading ad-blocking software, and still more are paying subscription premiums to avoid ads. This $600 billion industry is now careening toward...
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How the French Saved America: Soldiers, Sailors, Diplomats, Louis XVI, and the Success of a Revolution

TOM SHACHTMAN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Americans today have a love/hate relationship with France, but in How the French Saved America Tom Shachtman shows that without France, there might not be a United States of America.To the rebelling colonies, French assistance made the difference between looming defeat and eventual triumph....
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How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

MANDY LEN CATRON · SIMON & SCHUSTER
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This," (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains how they...
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I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad

Souad Mekhennet · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

"I was told to come alone. I was not to carry any identification, and would have to leave my cell phone, audio recorder, watch, and purse at my hotel. . . ."For her whole life, Souad Mekhennet, a reporter for The Washington Post who was born and educated in Germany, has had to balance...
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John Quincy Adams: Diaries 1779-1821

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS · Library of America
Pages: 741
Format: Hardcover

For the 250th anniversary of John Quincy Adams's birth, a landmark new edition of an American masterpiece: the incomparable self-portrait of a man and his times from the Revolution to the coming of the Civil War.The diary of John Quincy Adams is one of the most extraordinary works in American...
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John Quincy Adams: Diaries 1821-1848

John Quincy Adams · Library of America
Pages: 775
Format: Hardcover

For the 250th anniversary of John Quincy Adams's birth, a landmark new edition of an American masterpiece: the incomparable self-portrait of a man and his times from the Revolution to the coming of the Civil War.The diary of John Quincy Adams is one of the most extraordinary works in American...
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Legendary Sports Writers of the Golden Age: Grantland Rice, Red Smith, Shirley Povich, and W. C. Heinz

LEE CONGDON · ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

During the 1920s - the Golden Age of sports - sports writers gained their own recognition while covering such athletes as Babe Ruth, Bobby Jones, Jack Dempsey, and Red Grange. The top journalists of the era were the primary means by which fans learned about their favorite teams and athletes,...
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Marketing For Dummies

CONSUMER DUMMIES. · For Dummies
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

The classic, bestselling marketing guide, updated for the digital era Marketing For Dummies, 5th Edition is the ultimate handbook for boosting your business. Whether you're a small mom-and-pop shop, a local nonprofit, or a mid-size business looking to grow, the right marketing approach...
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The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution

Virginia DeJohn Anderson · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In September 1776, two men from Connecticut each embarked on a dangerous mission. One of the men, a soldier disguised as a schoolmaster, made his way to British-controlled Manhattan and began furtively making notes and sketches to bring back to the beleaguered Continental Army general,...
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Poised for Retirement: Moving from Anxiety to Zen

Louise Nayer · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 260
Format: Paperback

A unique narrative on a unique time offering solace to people nearing retirement. Poised for Retirement is not your parents' retirement guide, nor is it a financial planning guide; rather, it's the relatable story of an ordinary working woman reflecting on her life and career.Written with...
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

Lisa Boucher · She Writes Press
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or your profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn't happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind....
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The Reluctant Highlander: A Highland Romance

Amanda Scott · Open Road Media Romance
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

An uncertain bride looks for love with a man as wild and mysterious as his Highland home in this new Scottish romance from a USA Today-bestselling author. Ordinarily, Lady Fiona Ormiston wouldn't think of forming an alliance with an ungroomed, barbaric Highlander, despite the protection...
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The Secret History of Jane Eyre: How Charlotte Brontë Wrote Her Masterpiece

John Pfordresher · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The surprising hidden history behind Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre.Why did Charlotte Bronte go to such great lengths on the publication of her acclaimed, best-selling novel, Jane Eyre, to conceal its authorship from her family, close friends, and the press? In The Secret History of Jane...
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The Streets of Paris: A Guide to the City of Light Following in the Footsteps of Famous Parisians Throughout History

SUSAN CAHILL · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

From the author of Hidden Gardens of Paris, The Streets of Paris is Susan Cahill's wonderfully unique guide to present-day Paris following in the footsteps of famous Parisians through the last 800 years.For hundreds of years, the City of Light has set the stage for larger-than-life characters...
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Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest

ZEYNEP TUFEKCI · Yale University Press
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti-Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, we must first comprehend the power and the weaknesses...
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Unshackling America: How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution

WILLARD STERNE RANDALL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Unshackling America challenges the persistent fallacy that Americans fought two separate wars of independence. Williard Sterne Randall documents an unremitting fifty-year-long struggle for economic independence from Britain overlapping two armed conflicts linked by an unacknowledged global...
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Who I Am

Charlotte Rampling · Icon Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Oscar-nominated Charlotte Rampling most recently appeared in HBO's Dexter, and the feature film 45 Years. Her career has spanned popular entertainment and arthouse cinema, having starred in English, French and Italian films from 1966's Georgy Girl (opposite Lynn Redgrave) , to films with...
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Why?: What Makes Us Curious

Mario Livio · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics - curiosity - as he explores our innate desire to know why.Experiments demonstrate that people are more distracted when they overhear a phone conversation - where they can know only one side...
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Empire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India

Kief Hillsbery · HighBridge Audio
Format: Audiobook

Lost in time for generations, the story of a 19th-century English gentleman in British India-a family mystery of love found and loyalties abandoned, finally brought to light. In 1841, twenty-year-old Nigel Halleck set out for Calcutta as a clerk in the East India Company. He went on to serve...
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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism

NAOKI HIGASHIDA · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestselling The Reason I Jump, an extraordinary self-portrait of life as a young adult with autism Naoki Higashida was only thirteen when he wrote The Reason I Jump, a revelatory account of autism from the inside by a nonverbal Japanese child, which became an international...
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The Fine Art of Paper Flowers: A Guide to Making Beautiful and Lifelike Botanicals

TIFFANIE TURNER · Watson-Guptill
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for arrangements, art, décor, wearables and more, from San Francisco botanical artist Tiffanie Turner. The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an elevated art and craft guide that features complete...
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Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York

Roz Chast · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 NYT bestselling author of Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Roz Chast's new graphic memoir--a hilarious illustrated ode/guide/thank-you note to Manhattan as only she could write it.For native Brooklynite Roz Chast, adjusting to life in the suburbs (where people own trees!?)...
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Gorbachev: His Life and Times

WILLIAM TAUBMAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 928
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the transformational world leader by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Khrushchev. When Mikhail Gorbachev became the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985, the USSR was one of the world's two superpowers. By 1989 he had transformed Soviet Communism. By 1990 he, more...
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Grant

RON CHERNOW · Penguin Press
Pages: 928
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winner and biographer of Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, and John D. Rockefeller, Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood....
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Half Baked Harvest Cookbook: Recipes from My Barn in the Mountains

Tieghan Gerard · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Whether you need to get dinner on the table for your family tonight or are planning your next get-together with friends, Half Baked Harvest Cookbook has your new favorite recipe.Tieghan Gerard grew up in the Colorado mountains as one of seven children. When her dad took too long to make...
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Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart

SCOTT EYMAN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Scott Eyman tells the story of the remarkable friendship of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured all of life's twists and turns.Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood...
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The Harvest Baker: 150 Sweet & Savory Recipes Celebrating the Fresh-Picked Flavors of Fruits, Herbs & Vegetables

Ken Haedrich · Storey Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Let them eat cake - and vegetables, too! Award-winning cookbook author Ken Haedrich serves up 150 delicious baked goods that are full of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs and go far beyond zucchini bread and carrot cake. From Bacon, Cheddar, and Fresh Corn Muffins to Fresh Fennel and Italian...
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He's Not Lazy: Empowering Your Son to Believe In Himself

Adam Price · Sterling
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

On the surface, capable teenage boys may look lazy. But dig a little deeper, writes child psychologist Adam Price in He's Not Lazy, and you'll often find conflicted boys who want to do well in middle and high school but are afraid to fail, and so do not try. This book can help you become...
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Henry David Thoreau: A Life

Laura Dassow Walls · University Of Chicago Press
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

"Walden. Yesterday I came here to live." That entry from the journal of Henry David Thoreau, and the intellectual journey it began, would by themselves be enough to place Thoreau in the American pantheon. His attempt to "live deliberately" in a small woods at the edge...
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The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women: A Social History

ELIZABETH NORTON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The turbulent Tudor Age never fails to capture the imagination. But what was it truly like to be a woman during this era? The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also...
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History of the Russian Revolution

LEON TROTSKY · Haymarket Books
Pages: 1040
Format: Hardcover

Regarded by many as among the most powerful works of history ever written, this book offers an unparalleled account of one of the most pivotal and hotly debated events in world history. This book, released to coincide with the hundredth anniversary of the Russian Revolution, reveals, from...
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Hollywood's Spies: The Undercover Surveillance of Nazis in Los Angeles

Laura B Rosenzweig · NYU Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Tells the remarkable story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the 1930s
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How the Right Lost Its Mind

CHARLES J SYKES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In March 2016, Wisconsin's #1 conservative talk-radio host Charles Sykes did the unthinkable: He ferociously challenged the then Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in a live interview. Afterward, Sykes alone among conservative media figures continued to denounce Trump, and extended...
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How to Be a Muslim: An American Story

Haroon Moghul · Beacon Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A young Muslim leader's memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identityHaroon Moghul was first thrust into the spotlight after 9/11, as an undergraduate leader at New York University's Islamic Center. Suddenly, he was making appearances everywhere: on TV, talking to interfaith...
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Hunger: A Memoir of

Roxane Gay · Harpercollins
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself."I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl...
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Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry OBSESSED!

LISA LILLIEN · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Lisa Lillien has sold millions of books by serving up clever and deliciously easy recipes with low calorie counts, huge portions, and easy-to-find ingredients that are good for you. With eleven New York Times bestsellers under her belt, Lisa is taking things to the next level with Hungry...
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I Can't Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street

MATT TAIBBI · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A riveting work of literary journalism that explores the infamous police killing of Eric Garner - from the New York Times bestselling author of The Divide
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The Jewish Wedding Now

ANITA DIAMANT · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Newly revised and updated, the definitive guide to planning a Jewish wedding, written by bestselling novelist Anita Diamant - author of The Red Tent and The Boston Girl - and one of the most respected writers of guides to contemporary Jewish life.This complete, easy-to-use guide explains...
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Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream

Sasha Abramsky · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Why does a disease that killed only a handful of Americans like ebola provoke panic, but the flu-which kills tens of thousands each year-is dismissed with a yawn? Why is an unarmed young black woman who knocks on a stranger's front door to ask for help after her car breaks down perceived...
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Leap In: A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim

ALEXANDRA HEMINSLEY · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

At once inspiring, hilarious, and honest, the new book from Alexandra Heminsley chronicles her endeavor to tackle a whole new element, and the ensuing challenges and joys of open water swimming. "It's a meditative act," they said. But it was far from meditative for Alexandra Heminsley...
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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography.Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries...
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Let Dogs Be Dogs: Understanding Canine Nature and Mastering the Art of Living with Your Dog

MONKS OF NEW SKETE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost authorities on dog care and training distill decades of experience in a comprehensive "foundational" guide for dog owners.No matter what training method or techniques you use with your dog, the training is unlikely to be optimally successful unless it is predicated...
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Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes That Make Every Meal a Party

Lidia Bastianich · Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The beloved TV chef offers the only cookbook you'll need to give any gathering--from a dinner for two to a wedding--a delectable, welcoming Italian flavor. No one throws a party like Lidia Bastianich! And now, in this delightful new cookbook, she gives us 220 fantastic recipes for entertaining...
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Lie to Me: A Psychological Suspense

J.T. Ellison · MIRA
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Domestic noir at its best. Readers will devour this stunning page-turner about the disintegration of a marriage as grief, jealousy, betrayal and murder destroy the facade of the perfect literary couple. New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison takes her exceptional writing to a new level...
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Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

ELLEN ULLMAN · MCD
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the MachineThe last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity of once unimaginably...
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The Locomotive of War: Money, Empire, Power, and Guilt

P F Clarke · Bloomsbury Press
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

An innovative exploration of the origins, impact, and consequences of the First and Second World Wars, from Peter Clarke, one of our foremost historians. "War is the locomotive of history," claimed Trotsky, a remark often thought to acknowledge the opportunity that the First World...
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Logical Family: A Memoir

ARMISTEAD MAUPIN · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America's finest storytellers, and the story of his life is a story as fascinating, as delightful and as compulsive as any of the tales he has made up for us." - Neil Gaiman"I fell in love...
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The Longevity Plan: Seven Life-Transforming Lessons from Ancient China

JOHN D M D DAY · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From a renowned Johns Hopkins- and Stanford-educated cardiologist at Intermountain Medical Center - a hospital system that President Obama has praised as an "island of excellence" - comes the story of his time living in Longevity Village in China, and the seven lessons he learned...
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The Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery

Bill James · Scribner
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Using unprecedented, dramatically compelling sleuthing techniques, legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applies his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery surrounding one of the deadliest serial killers in American history.Between 1898 and 1912, families...
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Martha Stewart's Slow Cooker: 110 Recipes for Flavorful, Foolproof Dishes

Martha Stewart · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Cook it slow, cook it smartLeave it to the experts at Martha Stewart to figure out the best ways to use this favorite appliance. The 110 recipes in this book make the most of the slow cooker's assets (low heat, hands-off cooking) , while also uncovering its hidden potential. Readers will...
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Mayo Clinic The Integrative Guide to Good Health: Home Remedies Meet Alternative Therapies to Transform Well-Being

Brent A. Bauer · Oxmoor House
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

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Morningstar: Growing Up With Books

ANN HOOD · W W NORTON
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author.In her admired works of fiction, including the recent The Book that Matters Most, Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. Now, with warmth and honesty, Hood reveals the personal story...
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Myers Chang at Home: Recipes from the Beloved Boston Eatery

JOANNE CHANG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From beloved chef and author Joanne Chang, the first cookbook from her acclaimed Boston restaurant, Myers+Chang Award-winning and beloved chef Joanne Chang of Boston's Flour bakery may be best known for her sticky buns, but that's far from the limit of her talents. When Chang married acclaimed...
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The Netanyahu Years

BEN CASPIT · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

Benjamin Netanyahu is currently serving his fourth term in office as Prime Minister of Israel, the longest serving Prime Minister in the country's history. Now Israeli journalist Ben Caspit puts Netanyahu's life under a magnifying glass, focusing on his last two terms in office. Caspit...
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Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World

Suzy Hansen · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Suzy Hansen left her country and moved to Istanbul and discovered AmericaIn the wake of the September 11 attacks and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen, who grew up in an insular conservative town in New Jersey, was enjoying early success as a journalist for a high-profile New York...
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The Odyssey of Echo Company: The Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle of Echo Company to Survive the Vietnam War

Doug Stanton · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A powerful work of literary military history from the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm's Way and Horse Soldiers - the harrowing and redemptive account of an American army platoon fighting for survival during the Vietnam War.On a single night, January 31, 1968, some 100,000 soldiers...
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One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported

E J JR DIONNE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With Donald Trump's election we find ourselves at an existential moment in our republic's history. His campaign, victory, and first months in office, egregious in previously unimaginable ways, suggest a threat to the well-being of our country and the sustainability of our democracy. In One Nation...
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Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News

BOB SCHIEFFER · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

We are in the midst of a communications revolution. We have access to more information than any people in history. But are we more informed or just overwhelmed by so much information we can't process? In Overload, legendary television journalist Bob Schieffer examines today's journalism...
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A Pair of Miralces: A Story of Autism, Faith, and Determined Parenting

KARLA AKINS · Kregel Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"A parent's gripping journey of awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of her two boys dealing with significant challenges brought on by autism."--Stephen Mark Shore, EdDWhen Karla Akins hoped that her autistic sons could learn to read and function independently, doctors warned...
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Paris in the Present Tense: A Novel

Mark Helprin · The Overlook Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The magnificent new novel by the gifted, singular #1 New York Times bestselling author of Winter's Tale and A Soldier of the Great WarMark Helprin's powerful, rapturous new novel is set in a present-day Paris caught between violent unrest and its well-known, inescapable glories. Seventy-four-year-old...
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Patient H69: The Story of My Second Sight

Vanessa Potter · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, Vanessa Potter, a married advertising film producer with two young children, was stricken by Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) , a rare illness that resulted in sudden blindness and paralysis. She was hospitalized for two weeks. Over the next five months at home,...
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The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

Jared Yates Sexton · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

On June 14, 2016, Jared Yates Sexton reported from a Donald Trump rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of the first journalists to attend these rallies and give mainstream readers an idea of the raw anger that occurred there, Sexton found himself in the center of a maelstrom. Following...
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Peppers of the Americas: The Remarkable Capsicums That Forever Changed Flavor

MARICEL E PRESILLA · Lorena Jones Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful culinary and ethnobotanical survey of the punch-packing ingredient central to today's multi-cultural palate, with more than 40 pan-Latin recipes from a three-time James Beard Award-winning author and chef-restaurateur.From piquillos and shishitos to padrons and poblanos, the popularity...
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The Perfect Cookie: Your Ultimate Guide to Foolproof Cookies, Brownies, and Bars

America's Test Kitchen (Firm) · America's Test Kitchen
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

America's Test Kitchen aggregates many years of cookie baking knowledge, breaking down key steps and recipe techniques in this comprehensive cookbook that features recipes for any cookie you can dream up--from favorite cookie jar classics to new and unique cookies, brownies, bars, and candies...
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Philip Roth: Why Write? Collected Nonfiction 1960-2013

PHILIP ROTH · Library of America
Pages: 476
Format: Hardcover

America's most celebrated writer returns with a definitive edition of his essential statements on literature, his controversial novels, and the writing life, including including six pieces published here for the first time and many others newly revised.Throughout a unparalleled literary...
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Ponchos to Knit: More than 40 Projects and Paired Accessories in Classic and Contemporary Styles

DENISE SAMSON · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 130
Format: Paperback

A poncho collection you won't want to miss! These simple garments are all the rage, and for good reason. Ponchos can be fine or heavy, with or without fringe, neutral or patterned, warm outer attire or perfect for a party. There are endless ways to shape them, style them, and wear them-their...
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The Property of Lies: A 1930s' historical mystery

MARJORIE ECCLES · Severn House Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

DI Herbert Reardon is drawn into a world of secrets and lies when a body is discovered at a girls' boarding school. 1930. When a body is discovered on the premises of the newly-established Maxstead Court School for Girls, Detective Inspector Herbert Reardon is called in to investigate....
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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this book, Putin's Russia will collapse just...
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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

ELAINE M HAYES · ECCO
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Queen of Bebop brilliantly chronicles the life of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the twentieth century and a pioneer of women's and civil rightsSarah Vaughan, a pivotal figure in the formation of bebop, influenced a broad array of singers...
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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship

Michelle Kuo · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta Recently graduated from Harvard University, Michelle Kuo arrived in the rural town of Helena,...
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Real Food Heals: Eat to Feel Younger and Stronger Every Day

Seamus Mullen · Avery
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Healthy cooking reinvented by top chef Seamus Mullen, with over 125 Paleo-inspired recipes designed to revitalize your health every day. In the high-end food world, "healthy cooking" has long been taboo. But as one of the only high-profile chefs today guided by the understanding...
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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

ANNE APPLEBAUM · Doubleday
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization - in effect a second Russian revolution - which forced millions...
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Reinventing the entrepreneur : secrets to how technology has changed the world of business

Robert T Kiyosaki · Plata Publishing
Pages: 240

The future belongs to entrepreneurs and breakthroughs and innovations in technology has changed forever how the world does business. In this new book, Robert Kiyosaki teams up with young gun Anik Singal, founder of Lurn, a leader in the development of online educational programs for Internet...
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Return to Glory: The Story of Ford's Revival and Victory in the Toughest Race in the World

MATTHEW DEBORD · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In January 2015 at the Detroit Auto Show, Ford unveiled a new car and the automotive world lost its collective mind. This wasn't some new Explorer or Focus. Onto the stage rolled a supercar, a carbon-fiber GT powered by a mid-mounted six-cylinder Ecoboost engine that churned out over 600 horsepower....
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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks · Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver Sacks,...
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Ross Macdonald: Four Later Novels

Ross Macdonald (Editor) · Library of America
Pages: 940
Format: Hardcover

From his vantage point in Southern California - and through the eyes of his great creation, private eye Lew Archer - Ross Macdonald (the pseudonymn of Kenneth Millar) fashions a haunting, startlingly immediate vision of modern America: a swirling mix of sexual exploitation, intergenerational...
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The Sagrada Familia: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí's Unfinished Masterpiece

GIJS VAN HENSBERGEN · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A definitive and illuminating biography of one of the most famous--and most famously unfinished--buildings in the world, the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona.Antoni Gaudí's masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, epitomizes the architect's quixotic ambition, his religious devotion, and the sensuous...
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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M Lucey · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating backstories of four women painted by John Singer Sargent come alive in this seductive, multilayered biography. With unprecedented access to newly discovered sources, Donna M. Lucey illuminates the lives of four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist...
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Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What's Normal, What's Not, and What to Do About It

ANDREW E BUDSON · Oxford University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

As you age, you may find yourself worrying about your memory. Where did I put those car keys? What time was my appointment? What was her name again? With more than 41 million Americans over the age of 65 in the United States, the question becomes how much (or, perhaps, what type) of memory...
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The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer's Tale

James Atlas · Pantheon
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The biographer's autobiography: a funny, endearing tale of how writers' lives get documented, by the celebrated chronicler of Saul Bellow and Delmore Schwartz.The biographer - so often in the shadows, kibbitzing, casting doubt, proving facts - here comes to the stage. James Atlas takes...
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Shark Drunk: The Art of Catching a Large Shark from a Tiny Rubber Dinghy in a Big Ocean

Morten Andreas Strøksnes · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Norwegian Brage Prize 2015Winner of the Norwegian Critics' Prize for Literature 2015Winner of the Norwegian Reine Ord Prize at Lofoten International Literature Festival 2016A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean, for readers...
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Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

BRUCE HENDERSON · HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Audiobook

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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone

Juli Berwald · Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A former ocean scientist goes in pursuit of the slippery story of jellyfish, rediscovering her passion for marine science and the sea's imperiled ecosystems. Jellyfish are an enigma. They have no centralized brain, but they see and feel and react to their environment in complex ways. They...
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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions...
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The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken, and Baseball's Most Historic Record

John Eisenberg · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of baseball's most legendary "Iron Men," Cal Ripken Jr. and Lou Gehrig, who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played When Cal Ripken Jr. began his career with the Baltimore Orioles at age twenty-one, he had no idea...
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The Summer That Made Us

Robyn Carr · MIRA
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

The Summer That Made Us by Robyn Carr will be available Oct 3, 2017. Preorder your copy today!
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Sundays in August

Patrick Modiano · Yale University Press
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry into a Life of Meaning

AARON JAMES · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Assholes: A Theory, a book that - in the tradition of Shopclass as Soulcraft, Barbarian Days and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - uses the experience and the ethos of surfing to explore key concepts in philosophy. The existentialist philosopher...
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Sweet: Desserts from London's Ottolenghi

YOTAM OTTOLENGHI · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections from superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi. Yotam Ottolenghi is widely beloved in the food world for his beautiful, inspirational, and award-winning cookbooks, as well as his London delis and fine dining restaurant. And while...
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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

TED GENOWAYS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes...
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This Is Not a Border: Reportage & Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature

Ahdaf Soueif · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Writers from Alice Walker to Michael Ondaatje to Claire Messud share their thoughts on one of the most vital gatherings of writers and readers in the world.The Palestine Festival of Literature was established in 2008 by authors Ahdaf Soueif, Brigid Keenan, Victoria Brittain and Omar Robert...
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Trump is F*cking Crazy:

Keith Olbermann · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Witty, acerbic, hard-hitting, and timely, Keith Olbermann's Donald Trump commentaries come adapted from his hit GQ series The Resistance. Since Donald Trump's presidential nomination, Keith Olbermann has emerged as one of the web's most popular anti-Trump screedists - each installment...
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Two Kinds of Truth

MICHAEL CONNELLY · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Harry Bosch searches for the truth in the new thriller from #1 NYT bestselling author Michael ConnellyHarry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's...
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Two Kinds of Truth

Michael Connelly · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Harry Bosch searches for the truth in the new thriller from #1 NYT bestselling author Michael ConnellyHarry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando Police Department and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's...
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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

KATY TUR · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The NBC journalist who covered - and took fire from - Donald Trump on the campaign trail offers an inside look at the most shocking presidential election in American history.Katy Tur was one of a select cadre of NBC reporters on the road during the grueling 2016 presidential campaign, reporting...
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Uncommon Type: Some Stories

Tom Hanks · Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves...
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The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II

SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A long-awaited English translation of the classic oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia - from Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, Svetlana Alexievich shares stories of women's experiences in World...
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The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers

Soho Soho Crime · Soho Crime
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Sixteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors! Featuring short crime fiction by: Helene Tursten, Mick Herron, Martin Limón, Timothy Hallinan, Mette Ivie Harrison, Colin Cotterill, Ed Lin, Stuart Neville, Tod Goldberg, Henry Chang, James R. Benn,...
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Venice: An Illustrated Miscellany

PHILIPPE SOLLERS · Flammarion
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Like an expert gondolier, eminent novelist Philippe Sollers guides the reader on an intimate journey through Venice, the city that has enchanted him for more than 50 years. Philippe Sollers is the perfect guide to the soul of Venice as he explores its rich cultural heritage: from Shakespeare's...
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The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

Geoffrey C Ward · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty...
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The Voice of America: Lowell Thomas and the Invention of 20th-Century Journalism

MITCHELL STEPHENS · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The first and definitive biography of an audacious adventurer -- the most famous journalist of his time -- who more than anyone invented contemporary journalism.Tom Brokaw says: "Lowell Thomas so deserves this lively account of his legendary life. He was a man for all seasons."Few...
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The Way We Die Now: The View from Medicine's Front Line

Seamus O'Mahony · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We have lost the ability to deal with death. Most of the dying spend their last days in general hospitals and nursing homes, in the care of strangers. They may not even know they are dying, victims of the kindly lie that there is still hope. They are often robbed of their dignity after...
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We Were Eight Years in Power: A Journey Through the Obama Era

TA-NEHISI COATES · One World
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An annotated collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama era by the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, including an interview with the President himself
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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

AMY TAN · Ecco
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AMY TAN, A MEMOIR ON HER LIFE AS A WRITER, HER CHILDHOOD, AND THE SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FICTION AND EMOTIONAL MEMORYIn Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan is at her most intimate...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...
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Why Poetry

Matthew Zapruder · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An impassioned call for a return to reading poetry and an incisive argument for poetry's accessibility to all readers, by critically acclaimed poet Matthew ZapruderIn Why Poetry, award-winning poet Matthew Zapruder takes on what it is that poetry - and poetry alone - can do. Zapruder argues...
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Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Matthew Walker PhD · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert - Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab - reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.Sleep is one of the most...
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Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang, Americas Horse

DAVID PHILIPPS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's history of wild horses in America -- and an eye-opening story on their treatment in our time.Wild horses -- also known as mustangs -- live in a strange twilight. They are deeply American but not native; they are free-born symbols of liberty but tightly...
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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

BRUCE HANDY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An irresistible, nostalgic, and insightful - and totally original - ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy.In 1690, the dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children's book, was published in Boston....
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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies

JASON FAGONE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving...
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Woolly: The True Story of the De-Extinction of One of History's Most Iconic Creatures

BEN MEZRICH · Atria Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

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The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books

Marta McDowell · Timber Press
Pages: 390
Format: Hardcover

A must-read companion to the Little House books 2017 is the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. Her beloved Little House series tells a classic coming-of-age story based on Wilder's own family life and is a reflection of the pioneer spirit of the time. They are also deeply...
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World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

FRANKLIN FOER · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence. Over the past few decades there has been a revolution in terms of who controls knowledge and information. This rapid change has imperiled...
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The Written World: How Literature Shaped Civilization

MARTIN PUCHNER · Random House
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The story of literature in sixteen acts, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to Don Quixote and Harry Potter, this engaging book brings together remarkable people and surprising events to show how writing shaped cultures, religions, and the history of the world.
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You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump

ALEC BALDWIN · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Political satire as deeper truth: Donald Trump's presidential memoir, as recorded by two world-renowned Trump scholars, and experts on greatness generally "I have the best words, beautiful words, as everybody has been talking and talking about for a long time. Also? The best sentences...
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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir

Sherman Alexie · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017--Entertainment Weekly and Bustle A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner.When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only...
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13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do: Raising Self-Assured Children and Training Their Brains for a Life of Happiness, Meaning, and Success

Amy Morin · William Morrow
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The author of the international bestseller 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do turns her focus to parents, teaching them how to raise mentally strong and resilient children.Do today's children lack the flexibility and mental strength they need to cope with life's challenges in an increasingly...
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350 Crochet Tips, Techniques, and Trade Secrets

JAN EATON · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Give a professional finish to your crochet garments and accessories with this indispensable compendium of technical know-how and troubleshooting tips. Techniques are organized in the order that you'd need them as you work through a project, from choosing the right yarn to looking after...
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Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays

Gen Tanabe · SuperCollege
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

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The Accomplished Guest: Stories

ANN BEATTIE · Scribner
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

A magnificent new collection from award-winning author Ann Beattie - featuring recent O. Henry, Pushcart, and Best American Short Story selections.Surprising and revealing, set along the East Coast from Maine to Key West, Ann Beattie's astutely observed new collection explores unconventional...
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Adventures in Slow Cooking: 120 Slow Cooker Recipes for People Who Love Food

SARAH DIGREGORIO · William Morrow Cookbooks
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The James Beard-nominated food writer revamps the slow cooker for the modern home cook, providing ingenious ideas and more than 100 delicious recipes for maximizing this favorite time-saving kitchen appliance and making it easier than ever to use.Sarah DiGregorio shares the nostalgia most...
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Ali: A Life

JONATHAN EIG · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle He was the wittiest, the prettiest, the strongest, the bravest, and, of course, the greatest (as he told us over and over again) . Muhammad Ali was one of the twentieth...
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The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943: The War in the West, Volume Two

James Holland · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

James Holland's The Rise of Germany, the first volume in his War in the West trilogy, was widely praised for Holland's impeccable research and narrative skills. With a wealth of characters from across the western theatre of World War II, Holland told a captivating story while calling on new research...
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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

MICHAEL KORDA · Liveright
Pages: 564
Format: Hardcover

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War II and the great events that led to Dunkirk.In an absorbing work peopled with world leaders, generals, and ordinary citizens who fought on both sides of World War II, Alone brings to resounding...
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America and the Great War: A Library of Congress Illustrated History

Margaret E Wagner · Bloomsbury Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"A uniquely colorful chronicle of this dramatic and convulsive chapter in American--and world--history. It's an epic tale, and here it is wondrously well told." --David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author of FREEDOM FROM FEARFrom August 1914 through March...
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

DAVID BARON · LIVERIGHT PUBLISHING CORP
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This epic story of a nineteenth-century celestial drama will enthrall readers, as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years plunges America into darkness. In the scorching summer of 1878, with the Gilded Age in its infancy, three tenacious and brilliant scientists raced to Wyoming...
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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

Brian Kilmeade · Sentinel
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Another pop history pageturner from the New York Times bestselling authors of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling...
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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

Brian Kilmeade · Random House Large Print
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Another pop history pageturner from the New York Times bestselling authors of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling...
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Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

Sujatha Gidla · Farrar
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The stunning true story of an untouchable family who become teachers, and one, a poet and revolutionaryLike one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible...
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Are We Screwed?: How a New Generation is Fighting to Survive Climate Change

Geoff Dembicki · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A declaration of independence, and a call for systemic change, from the generation that will be most impacted by climate change.If anyone doubted the potential political power of the Millennial generation, Bernie Sanders' campaign put it in the spotlight. Are We Screwed? makes clear that...
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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

James A Mahaffey · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout history that were sometimes hair-brained, often risky, and always fascinating. Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro-nuclear energy or staunch opponent,...
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Ava Gardner: A Life in Movies

Kendra Bean · Running Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Still renowned for her sultry screen performances, down-to- earth personality, and famed lifelong love affair with Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner left an indelible mark on Hollywood history and led a life as adventurous as any film script.Ava is an illustrated tribute to a legendary life. Authors...
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Be a Hero: The Essential Survival Guide to Active-Shooter Events

John Geddes · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Dealing with the unthinkableIt's never going to be you. Then one day you hear the clatter of automatic fire at the mall. You have been drawn into the chaos and terror of an active shooter event. What do you do? Who do you turn to? Be a Hero is the essential guide to terrorist attacks...
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Being the Change: How to Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution

PETER KALMUS · New Society Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Life on 1/10th the fossil fuels turns out to be awesome.We all want to be happy. Yet as we consume ever more in a frantic bid for happiness, global warming worsens.Alarmed by drastic changes now occurring in the Earth's climate systems, the author, a climate scientist and suburban father...
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The Bettencourt Affair: The World's Richest Woman and the Scandal That Rocked Paris

Thomas Sancton · Dutton
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Was the world's wealthiest woman - Liliane Bettencourt - heir to an estimated thirty-six-billion-dollar L'Oréal fortune, the victim of a con man? Or were her own family the real villains? This riveting narrative tells the real-life, shocking story behind the cause célèbre that...
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Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together

VAN JONES · Ballantine Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart - by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as "a star of the 2016 campaign" (The New York Times) who tries to "fight...
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Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like

CHRIS BIANCO · Ecco
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The highly anticipated cookbook from the chef behind "the best pizza in America"When Chris Bianco started Pizzeria Bianco inside the back corner of a neighborhood grocery store in 1988, he had no idea that he would be a driving force in the artisanal pizza movement. All he knew...
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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Garages 2nd Edition: Design, Build, Remodel & Maintain Your Garage - Includes 9 Complete Garage Plans

Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

If you are planning to build a new garage, this is the one-stop guide where you'll find several new and complete sets of building plans for garages of the most popular sizes and styles. If building a new garage is where you want to go, the BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide to Garages will show...
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Blood Royal: The Wars of the Roses: 1462-1485

Hugh Bicheno · Pegasus Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The concluding volume to this rousing two-part history of the Wars of the Roses, England's longest and bloodiest civil war, narrated by a master historian. England, 1462. The Yorkist Edward IV has been king for three years since his victory at Towton. The former Lancastrian King Henry VI languishes...
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Body on Baker Street: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery

VICKI DELANY · Crooked Lane Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Gemma Doyle and Jayne Wilson are busy managing the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium on Baker Street and adjoining Mrs. Hudson's Tea Room in anticipation of the store's upcoming book signing with the illustrious Renalta Van Markoff, author of the controversial Hudson and Holmes mystery...
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Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe

KAPKA KASSABOVA · Graywolf Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

"Remarkable: a book about borders that makes the reader feel sumptuously free." -- Peter PomerantsevIn this extraordinary work of narrative reportage, Kapka Kassabova returns to Bulgaria, from where she emigrated as a girl twenty-five years previously, to explore the border...
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BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts

STELLA PARKS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning pastry chef and a James Beard Award nominated writer for Serious Eats, foolproof recipes and a fresh take on the history of American desserts, from chocolate chip cookies to toaster pastries. From One-Bowl Devil's Food Layer Cake to a flawless Cherry Pie that's...
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Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

SAM KEAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating science and history of the air we breatheIt's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell.In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around...
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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

Jesse Eisinger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice.Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing...
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Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

Erica Wagner · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first full biography of a crucial figure in the American story--Washington Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge."I know that nothing can be done perfectly at the first trial; I also know that each day brings its little quota of experiences, which with honest intentions, will...
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The Choice: Embrace the Possible

Edith Eger · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, moving memoir - and a practical guide to healing - written by Dr. Edith Eva Eger, an eminent psychologist whose own experiences as a Holocaust survivor help her treat patients and allow them to escape the prisons of their own minds.Edith Eger was sixteen years old when the Nazis...
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Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook

Alice Waters · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant. When Alice Waters opened the doors of her "little French restaurant"...
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Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Third Edition: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement

ALAN GELB · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process.Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's organized and encouraging step-by-step instructions...
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Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years

NELSON MANDELA · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited second volume of Nelson Mandela's memoirs, left unfinished at his death and never before available, are here completed and expanded with notes and speeches written by Mandela during his historic presidency, making for a moving sequel to his worldwide bestseller Long Walk...
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The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace

ALEXANDER KLIMBURG · Penguin Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

No single invention of the last half century has changed the way we live now as much as the Internet. Alexander Klimburg was a member of the generation for whom it was a utopian ideal turned reality: a place where ideas, information, and knowledge could be shared and new freedoms found...
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Defiance: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Anne Barnard

STEPHEN TAYLOR · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant and unconventional figure, Anne Barnard lived a life that might have been the outline of a novel by her contemporary, Jane Austen, or by Edith Wharton.She was born in Scotland in 1772, lived at the heart of Georgian society, and yet defined herself by defiance of convention....
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The Diabetes Carbohydrate & Fat Gram Guide: Quick, Easy Meal Planning Using Carbohydrate and Fat Gram Counts

Lea Ann Holzmeister · American Diabetes Association
Pages: 736
Format: Paperback

The fifth edition of this all-time bestseller is back in a new edition - fully updated and with nearly 8,000 menu and food items! It includes complete nutrition information on everything from fruits and vegetables to fast food and prepackaged/frozen meals. Avoid inaccurate and crowd-sourced...
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The Dogist Puppies

Elias Weiss Friedman · Artisan
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The Dogist Puppies, the follow-up to the New York Times bestseller The Dogist, is a beautiful, funny, and endearing look at puppies. And with their sweet faces, soft bellies, and oversized paws, the puppies in The Dogist Puppies make this book even more irresistible than Friedman's first...
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Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process

JOHN MCPHEE · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited guide to writing long-form nonfiction by the legendary author and teacherDraft No. 4 is an elucidation of the writer's craft by a master practitioner. In a series of playful but expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he's gathered over his career and refined...
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Electric October: Seven World Series Games, Six Lives, Five Minutes of Fame That Lasted Forever

Kevin Cook · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of six ordinary baseball players whose lives intersected in the 1947 World Series, through whom the author explores the life-changing effects of momentary fame.The 1947 World Series was "the most exciting ever" in the words of Joe DiMaggio, with a decade's worth of drama...
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100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. · Pantheon
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From one of our premier writers, scholars, and public intellectuals: a surprising, inspiring, often boldly infuriating, highly instructive and entertaining compendium of curiosities regarding African Americans In 1934, 100 Amazing Facts About the Negro With Complete Proof: A Short Cut to the World...
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100 Journeys for the Spirit: Sacred * Inspiring * Mysterious * Enlightening

Michael Ondaatje · Watkins Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

At dawn I wake up to bells . . . red-tailed hawks above the golden pampas grass and the great, still blue plate of the Pacific far below . . . Many places offer you beauty, grandeur, spaciousness; none but Big Sur, in my experience, tells you so powerfully that all those blessings lie within....
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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

Amy Morin · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Master Your Mental StrengthRevolutionary new strategies that work for everyone from homemakers to soldiers and teachers to CEOsDon't waste time feeling sorry for yourselfDon't give away your powerDon't shy away from changeDon't focus on things you can't controlDon't worry about pleasing...
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The Abundance of Less: Lessons in Simple Living from Rural Japan

ANDY COUTURIER · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Andy Couturier captures the texture of sustainable lives well lived in these ten profiles of ordinary - yet exceptional - men and women who left behind mainstream existences in urban Japan to live surrounded by the luxuries of nature, art, friends, delicious food, and an abundance of time....
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The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

A J BAIME · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman's first four months in office, when this unlikely, small-town former farmer and haberdasher had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Heroes are often defined as ordinary...
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Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy

THOMAS MOORE · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Thomas Moore is the renowned author of Care of the Soul, the classic #1 New York Times bestseller. In Ageless Soul, Moore reveals a fresh, optimistic, and rewarding path toward aging, one that need not be feared, but rather embraced and cherished. In Moore's view, aging is the process by which...
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Algebra I Workbook For Dummies with Algebra I For Dummies

MARY JANE STERLING · For Dummies
Pages: 696
Format: Paperback

This two-book bundle includes bestselling math titles Algebra I For Dummies and Algebra I Workbook For Dummies. The books work together to give students all of the supplemental instruction and practice they need to score high in their high school Algebra class. The Workbook comes with free...
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American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

MONICA HESSE · Liveright
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A breathtaking feat of reportage, American Fire combines procedural with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time.The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't stop for months. Night after night, the people of Accomack County waited to see which building would burn...
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Arne & Carlos' Field Guide to Knitted Birds: Over 40 Handmade Projects to Liven Up Your Roost

Carlos Zachrison · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Let Arne & Carlos guide you on a journey into the colorful and imaginative bird kingdom! Inspired by nature both at home and abroad - from their garden in Tonsåsen come the characteristic bullfinch, chickadee, and wagtail, to name a few, but the fun doesn't stop there. Knit cold-weather...
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Astronomy For Dummies

STEPHEN P MARAN · For Dummies
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Your updated guide to exploring the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color...
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At the Strangers' Gate: Arrivals in New York

Adam Gopnik · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From The New York Times best-selling author of Paris to the Moon and beloved New Yorker writer, a memoir that captures the romance of New York City in the 1980s. When Adam Gopnik and his soon-to-be-wife, Martha, left the comforts of home in Montreal for New York, the city then, much like...
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Avenging the People: Andrew Jackson, the Rule of Law, and the American Nation

J.M. Opal · Oxford University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Most Americans know Andrew Jackson as a frontier rebel against political and diplomatic norms, a "populist" champion of ordinary people against the elitist legacy of the Founding Fathers. Many date the onset of American democracy to his 1829 inauguration. Despite his reverence...
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Balancing Acts: Behind the Scenes at London's National Theatre

NICHOLAS HYTNER · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning former director of London's National Theatre--this is a fascinating, candid, eloquent memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors. The list...
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The Bhagavad Gita: A Guide to Navigating the Battle of Life

Ravi Ravindra · Shambhala
Pages: 302
Format: Paperback

A new translation of the great classic--with wide-ranging, multi-traditional commentary that emphasizes its practical advice for living with integrity."All there is is Krishna." Upon hearing this famous and enigmatic line from the Gita's seventh chapter when he was a boy, Ravi...
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Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill

Deanne Stillman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The little known story of the unlikely friendship of two famous figures of the American West - Buffalo Bill Cody and Sitting Bull - told through their time in Cody's Wild West show in the 1880s.It was in Brooklyn, New York, in 1883 that William F. Cody - known across the land as Buffalo...
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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Remarkable Story of an Italian Mother, Her Two Sons, and Their Fight Against Fascism

Caroline Moorehead · Harper
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in "The Resistance Quartet": the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's fascism, and whose efforts helped define the path of Italy in the years...
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But Seriously

John McEnroe · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

John McEnroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestseller He is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence. But after reaching the top of his game - what came next? Fifteen years after his international number-one...
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Called to Rise

DAVID O BROWN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his compassionate, community-focused response to the killing of five of his officers shares his uplifting personal story and a blueprint for the future of policing.
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Cartoon County: My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe

Cullen Murphy · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A poignant history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut SchoolFor a period of about fifty years, right in the middle of the American Century, many of the the nation's top comic-strip cartoonists, gag cartoonists, and magazine illustrators lived within a stone's throw...
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Casanova's Secret Wife

BARBARA LYNN-DAVIS · Kensington
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"Full of passion and rich historical detail . . . an enthralling read, impossible to put down." - Phyllis T. Smith, bestselling author of I Am Livia and The Daughters of Palatine Hill"This is Venice beneath the mask: A dark and fascinating love story hiding in the shadows...
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Christmas: A Biography

JUDITH FLANDERS · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the Christmas holiday, from the original festival through present day traditions.Christmas has always been a magical time. Or has it? Thirty years after the first recorded Christmas, the Pope was already warning that too many...
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Chronicles of a Liquid Society

UMBERTO ECO · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A posthumous collection of essays by the great novelist, essayist, literary critic, and philosopher Umberto Eco. Umberto Eco began writing a regular column called "La Bustina di Minerva" for the Italian weekly magazine L'Espresso in 1985. Its title referred to a brand of matchbook...
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The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed

CAMERON STAUTH · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Robin Dreeke is a 28-year veteran of federal service, including the United States Naval Academy, United States Marine Corps. He served most recently as a senior agent in the FBI, with 20 years of experience. He was, until recently, the head of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis...
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The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick

Elizabeth Hardwick · NYRB Classics
Pages: 640
Format: Paperback

The first-ever collection of essays from across Elizabeth Hardwick's illustrious writing career, including works not seen in print for decades.Elizabeth Hardwick wrote during the golden age of the American literary essay. She covered civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s, places where...
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The Comfort Food Diaries

Emily Nunn · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Elizabeth Gilbert and Ruth Reichl, former New Yorker editor Emily Nunn chronicles her journey to heal old wounds and find comfort in the face of loss through travel, home-cooked food, and the company of friends and family.One life-changing night, reeling from her beloved...
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Coming of Age: The Sexual Awakening of Margaret Mead

Deborah Beatriz Blum · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The startling coming-of-age story of famed anthropologist Margaret Mead whose radical ideas challenged the social and sexual norms of her time. The story begins in 1923, when twenty-two year old Margaret Mead is living in New York City, engaged to her childhood sweetheart and on the verge...
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Continental Crimes

Martin Edwards · Poisoned Pen Press
Format: Paperback

A man is forbidden to uncover the secret of the tower in a fairy-tale castle by the Rhine. A headless corpse is found in a secret garden in Paris - belonging to the city's chief of police. And a drowned man is fished from the sea off the Italian Riviera, leaving the carabinieri to wonder...
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Courage Is Contagious: To Michelle Obama, with Love

Nicholas Haramis (Editor) · Lenny
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A collection of never-before-published essays celebrating a First Lady whose impact will be felt for years to come, featuring a stunning array of acclaimed contributors Michelle Obama's legacy transcends categorization; her cultural imprint is as nuanced as it is indelible. She used her time...
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Crazy-Stressed: Saving Today's Overwhelmed Teens with Love, Laughter, and the Science of Resilience

MICHAEL J BRADLEY · AMACOM
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

A little resilience goes a long way.... Peel back the cheerful facade that parents present, and you'll find that many are worried about their teens. Mood swings, impulsiveness, poor judgment, and other problems peak in these years. Add stressors such as screen addiction, cyberbullying,...
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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

MAYA JASANOFF · Penguin Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's most exciting historians, the astonishing life and times of Joseph Conrad, a visionary guide to the turbulent age of globalization Immigration, terrorism, the dangers of nationalism, the promise and peril of technological innovation: these forces shaped the life...
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Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks

Annie Spence · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A Gen-X librarian's laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to the books in her life.Librarians spend their lives weeding. Not weeds, but books! Books that have reached the end of their shelf life, both literally and figuratively. They remove the ones...
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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

ANONYMOUS. · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American...
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The Disappearance of Émile Zola: Love, Literature, and the Dreyfus Case

MICHAEL ROSEN · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The incredible story of Émile Zola's escape to London in the aftermath of the scandalous Dreyfus Affair.It is the evening of July 18, 1898 and the world-renowned novelist Émile Zola is on the run. His crime? Taking on the highest powers in the land with his open letter "J'accuse"...
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Drawing Calm: Relax, refresh, refocus with 20 drawing, painting, and collage workshops inspired by Klimt, Klee, Monet, and more

Susan Evenson · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Maybe it's the colors, or the eye-stretching vistas, or maybe it's just the idea that harmony can exist on a square of canvas, but there is something in art that lets it calm and inspire at the same time.In Drawing Calm, artist Susan Evenson, shows readers how to do the same. It's a book...
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Drawn from Life: Tips and Tricks for Contemporary Life Drawing

Helen Birch · Chronicle Books
Format: Paperback

Drawn from Life offers bite-size lessons that will help anyone master the classic practice of life drawing. Over 100 pieces of art by contemporary artists illustrate fundamentals such as line, contour, and color, plus surprising and innovative techniques that will take your drawings to the next...
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Drinks With Dead Poets: A Season of Poe, Whitman, Byron, and the Brontes

GLYN MAXWELL · Pegasus Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A spirited homage to the departed literary greats -- set in an entrancing English village -- this novel tells the tale of a profound autumn term with Poe, Yeats, Whitman, Dickinson, and the Brontes. "I am walking along a country lane with no earthly idea why . . ." Poet Glyn Maxwell...
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Edward VII: The Prince of Wales and the Women He Loved

Catharine Arnold · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Edward Prince of Wales, better known as "Bertie," was the eldest son of Queen Victoria. Charming and dissolute, he was a larger-than-life personality with king-size appetites. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London...
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Finding Bix: The Life and Afterlife of a Jazz Legend

Brendan Wolfe · University Of Iowa Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Bix Beiderbecke was one of the first great legends of jazz. Among the most innovative cornet soloists of the 1920s and the first important white player, he invented the jazz ballad and pointed the way to "cool" jazz. But his recording career lasted just six years; he drank himself...
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Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern

Wanda M Corn · Prestel
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

This book explores how Georgia O'Keeffe lived her life steeped in modernism, bringing the same style she developed in her art to her dress, her homes, and her lifestyle. Richly illustrated with images of her art and views of the two homes she designed and furnished in New Mexico, the book...
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Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women's Right to Vote

Johanna Neuman · NYU Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

New York City's elite women who turned a feminist cause into a fashionable revolution In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage movement. Their names - Astor, Belmont, Rockefeller, Tiffany, Vanderbilt, Whitney and the like...
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Go Slow: The Life of Julie London

Michael Owen · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

It has been said that the records of singer and actress Julie London were purchased for their provocative, full-color cover photographs as frequently as they were for the music contained in their grooves. During the 1950s and '60s, her piercing blue eyes, strawberry blonde hair, and shapely...
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Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable, and Seasonal Flower Arrangements

INGRID CAROZZI · HARRY N ABRAMS
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original, and organic in style. Organized by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction (how to measure, cut, and place each bloom) for making more than 35 arrangements....
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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way, 2nd Edition

TIM SELDIN · DK
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A parent's guide to building independence, creativity, and confidence in their children using Montessori learning techniques, written by Montessori president Tim Seldin.An international bestseller, How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way adapts Montessori teachings for easy use at home....
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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam. By January 1968, despite an influx of half...
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Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness

Marie Tourell Soderberg · Penguin UK
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you. Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively, few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment. Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell Søderberg has traveled the length...
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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

KEVIN HART · 37 INK
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival,...
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Insight Guides: City Guide Venice

Insight Guides · Insight Guides
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Venice is one of the world's most magical and unique destinations, a city where life is lived on the water and getting lost is all part of the fun.Inside Insight City Guide Venice:A fully-overhauled edition by our expert Venice author.Stunning photography that brings this breathtaking city...
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Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home

Joe Burdick · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step...
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It Didn't Start with You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle

Mark Wolynn · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate...
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It's my country too : women's military stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan

Jerri Bell; Tracy Crow · Potomac Books, Inc
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring anthology is the first to convey the rich experiences and contributions of women in the American military in their own words - from the Revolutionary War to the present wars in the Middle East. Serving with the Union Army during the Civil War as a nurse, scout, spy, and soldier,...
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The Last of the Tsars: Nicholas II and the Russia Revolution

Robert Service · Pegasus Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of the finest Russian historians writing today. In March 1917, Nicholas II, the last Tsar of All the Russias, abdicated and the dynasty that had ruled an empire for three hundred years was forced...
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Light the Dark: Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process

Joe Fassler · Penguin Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

A stunning guide to finding creative inspiration and how it can illuminate your life, your work, and your art - from Stephen King, Junot Díaz, Elizabeth Gilbert, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, Roxane Gay, Neil Gaiman, and many more acclaimed writers What inspires you? That's the simple, but profound...
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Lisbon: Recipes from Portugal's Beautiful Southern Region

REBECCA SEAL · Hardie Grant
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Full of history, great food, and bursting with character, Portugal's capital is one of Europe's most charming cities. In Lisbon, Rebecca Seal shares her favorite recipes, inspired by her travels. Set on seven hills, Lisbon features world-class beaches, city views, and wild forests. And the food...
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The Long Reach of the Sixties: LBJ, Nixon, and the Making of the Contemporary Supreme Court

Laura Kalman · Oxford University Press
Pages: 488
Format: Hardcover

The Warren Court of the 1950s and 1960s was the most liberal in American history. Yet within a few short years, new appointments redirected the Court in a more conservative direction, a trend that continued for decades. However, even after Warren retired and the makeup of the court changed,...
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Love, Africa: A Memoir of Romance, War, and Survival

Jeffrey Gettleman · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From Jeffrey Gettleman, a Pulitzer Prize - winning New York Times journalist, comes a memoir about finding love and finding a calling in one of the most violent yet most beautiful places in the world.A seasoned war correspondent, Jeffrey Gettleman has covered every major conflict over the past...
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Making Pottery You Can Use: Plates that stack • Lids that fit • Spouts that pour • Handles that stay on

JACQUI ATKIN · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Create cups, mugs, bowls, and more pieces that are perfect for you!Everyone who owns a beloved mug that has just the right handle, an agreeably "deep" cereal bowl, or a plate that fits perfectly in the dishwasher knows that once you've found these pieces, you wish you had more...
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Medicare For Dummies

PATRICIA BARRY · For Dummies
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

Make the most of MedicareMore than 55.5 million people today are Medicare beneficiaries. Medicare for Dummies, 3rd Edition, addresses the complexities of Medicare and helps those eligible for benefits maneuver the complicated claims process. With the easy-to-follow, comprehensive guidance...
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Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Gerda Saunders · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"[A] courageous and singular book."---Andrew Solomon In the tradition of Brain on Fire and When Breath Becomes Air, Gerda Saunders' Memory's Last Breath is an unsparing, beautifully written memoir--a true-life Still Alice that captures Saunders' experience as a fiercely intellectual...
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Michelin Green Guide Venice and the Veneto

Michelin Travel & Lifestyle. · Michelin
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

With the updated Green Guide Venice and the Veneto you're all set to dive down winding streets and across hump-backed bridges through Venice's picturesque neighborhoods as you explore the city and outlying islands of Murano, Torcello and Burano. Michelin's famed star-rating system helps...
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Mittens from Around Norway: Over 40 Traditional Knitting Patterns Inspired by Folk-Art Collections

Nina Granlund Saether · Trafalgar Square Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Take a trip to Norway - without ever setting down your needles! Let Nina Granlund Sæther guide you through Norway's mountains, rivers, and countryside as you delve into 400 years of Scandinavian knitting history. Reconstructed from historical sources or drawn directly from the author's...
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Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader

Peter Catapano · Liveright
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the editors of the widely influential The Stone Reader comes the most thorough and engaging guide to modern ethical thought available. Since 2010, The Stone -- the immensely popular, award-winning philosophy column in the New York Times -- has revived and reinterpreted age-old inquiries...
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More Alive and Less Lonely: On Books and Writers

Jonathan Lethem · Melville House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Ecstasy of Influence comes a new collection of essays that celebrates a life spent in books More Alive and Less Lonely collects over a decade of Jonathan Lethem's finest writing on writing, with new and previously unpublished...
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Mozart: The Man Revealed

JOHN SUCHET · Pegasus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The illustrated life-story of the world's most beloved composer, bringing vividly to life the man himself, his influences, achievements, and the glittering milieu of the Habsburg empire in eighteenth-century Europe. We think we know the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's life. Austrian-born...
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National Geographic Traveler: Italy, 5th Edition

Tim Jepson · National Geographic
Pages: 398
Format: Paperback

Wherever you visit - Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscany, Naples, Sicily, etc. - you are in good hands with renowned Italy expert Tim Jepson. He ably guides readers through the storied capital of Rome, Northwest Italy, Lombardy & the Lakes, Venice, Northeast Italy, Emilia-Romagna &...
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National Geographic Walking Venice

National Geographic. · National Geographic
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

See the best of Venice with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit...
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The Naughty Nineties: The Triumph of the American Libido

David Friend · Twelve
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

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The Newcomers: Learning a New Language and Making a New Home in a Place Called America

HELEN THORPE · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning, "meticulously observant" (The New Yorker) writer comes a powerful and moving account of how refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school learn English and become Americans.The Newcomers follows the lives of twenty-two immigrant teenagers throughout...
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Obama: The Call of History

PETER BAKER · New York Times/Callaway
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Peter Baker's authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama's achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself, "doesn't...
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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

BRIAN MERCHANT · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We know the iPhone as the device that transformed our world, changing everything from how we talk to each other and do business, to how we exercise, travel, shop, and watch TV. But packed within its slim profile is the fascinating, untold story of scientific, technological, and business...
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One Hot Summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

Rosemary Ashton · Yale University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for its broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled...
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Palestine: The Reality: The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration

J M N Jeffries · Olive Branch Pr
Pages: 758
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive history and analysis of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, published in the run up to its 100th anniversary.First published by Longman Green, London, this book had a short life; the entire stock and the publisher's premises were destroyed by the German blitz in 1941. The Balfour...
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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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The Pride of the Yankees: The Movie that Defined the Legacy of Lou Gehrig

Richard Sandomir · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

On July 4, 1939, Gehrig delivered what has been called "baseball's Gettysburg Address" at Yankee Stadium. There is, for now, no known, intact film of Gehrig's speech, but instead, just a swatch of the newsreel footage has survived, incorporating his opening and closing remarks:...
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Raising Trump

NOT AVAILABLE. · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In Raising Trump, Ivana Trump reflects on her extraordinary life and the raising of her three children - Donald Jr., Eric, and Ivanka - and recounts the lessons she taught her children as they were growing up.As her former husband takes his place as the 45th President of the United States,...
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Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime

Ben Blum · Doubleday
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Intricate, heartrending, and morally urgent, Ranger Games is a crime story like no other Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school hockey star from a tight-knit Colorado family. He had one goal in life: endure a brutally difficult selection program, become a U.S. Army Ranger, and fight...
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Real American: A Memoir

JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A fearless debut memoir in which beloved and bestselling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims pulls no punches in her recollections of growing up a biracial black woman in America.Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly...
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The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

Richard White · Oxford University Press
Pages: 968
Format: Hardcover

The Oxford History of the United States is the most respected multivolume history of the American nation. In the newest volume in the series, The Republic for Which It Stands, acclaimed historian Richard White offers a fresh and integrated interpretation of Reconstruction and the Gilded...
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The Retreat of Western Liberalism

Edward Luce · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

In his widely acclaimed book Time to Start Thinking, Financial Times chief US columnist and commentator Edward Luce charted the course of America's relative decline, proving to be a prescient voice on our current social and political turmoil. In The Retreat of Western Liberalism, Luce...
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The Road to Somewhere: The Populist Revolt and the Future of Politics

David Goodhart · Hurst
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

A robust and timely investigation into the political and moral fault-lines that divide Brexit Britain and Trump's America -- and how a new settlement may be achieved.Several decades of greater economic and cultural openness in the West have not benefited all our citizens. Among those who have...
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The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age

Andrew O'Hagan · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A trio of reported essays exploring identity and the InternetThe slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL -- "in real life" -- now seems naïve. We no longer question the reality of online...
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The Shattered Lens: A War Photographer's 81 Days of Captivity in Syria -- A Story of Survival

JONATHAN ALPEYRIE · Atria Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Discover a gripping and harrowing tale of war and torture from the man who lived it in this powerful memoir by the celebrated war journalist who not only documented over a dozen conflict zones worldwide but was also captured and held hostage by Syrian rebels in 2013.Capturing history was Jonathan...
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Shooting Ghosts: A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War

THOMAS J BRENNAN · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A unique joint memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer whose unlikely friendship helped both heal their war-wounded bodies and soulsWar tears people apart, but it can also bring them together. Through the unpredictability of war and its aftermath, a decorated Marine sergeant...
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Silence: In the Age of Noise

Erling Kagge · Pantheon
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A transformative account of an experience that is essential for our sanity and our happiness.There is a solution to the noise, distraction, ceaseless pings and alerts that undermine our patience and disturb our daily equilibrium: silence. What is silence? Where is it? How do we create it? These...
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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

STEPHEN KOTKIN · Penguin Press
Pages: 976
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-finalist Stephen Kotkin continues his definitive biography of Stalin, from collectivization and the Great Terror through to the coming of the conflict with Hitler's Germany that is the signal event of modern world history When we left Stalin at the end of Stalin: Paradoxes...
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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

WALTER STAHR · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.Of the crucial men close to President Lincoln, Secretary...
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State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel

Thomas Suarez · Interlink Pub Group
Pages: 418
Format: Paperback

This new book shows how the use of terror by supporters of the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine was systematic, routine, and accepted by Jewish leaders as necessary to achieve their aims. At the height of the British Mandate in Palestine, terrorist acts were carried out at a frequency...
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Supreme Democracy: The End of Elitism in Supreme Court Nominations

Richard Davis · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Supreme Court nominations were driven by presidents, senators, and some legal community elites. Many nominations were quick processes with little Senate deliberation, minimal publicity and almost no public involvement. Today, however, confirmation...
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Taking Aim: Daring to Be Different, Happier, and Healthier in the Great Outdoors

Eva Shockey · Convergent Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An acclaimed bow hunter who defies the stereotype that hunting is a man's game, Eva Shockey is a TV and social media phenomenon at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls who are passionate about outdoor sports. Eva Shockey grew up expecting to be a dancer like her glamorous...
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The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors

DAN JONES · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A major new history of the knights Templar - holy warriors, bankers, priests, heretics - by the bestselling author of The PlantagenetsJerusalem 1119. A small group of knights seeking a purpose in the violent aftermath of the First Crusade decides to set up a new order. These are the first...
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Ten Myths About Israel

Ilan Pappé · Verso
Pages: 171
Format: Paperback

The myths - and reality - behind the state of IsraelIn this groundbreaking book, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Occupation, the outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe examines the most contested ideas concerning the origins and identity of the contemporary state...
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To the New Owners: A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

MADELEINE BLAIS · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais's in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. A little more than two miles down a poorly marked one-lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack -- it had no electricity or modern plumbing, the roof leaked,...
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Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

ANNE HELEN PETERSEN · Plume
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From celebrity gossip expert and BuzzFeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessible, analytical look at how female celebrities are pushing boundaries of what it means to be an "acceptable" woman. You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen,...
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Toscanini: Musician of Conscience

HARVEY SACHS · Liveright
Pages: 992
Format: Hardcover

On the 150th anniversary of his birth comes this monumental biography of Arturo Toscanini, whose dramatic life is unparalleled among twentieth-century musicians.It may be difficult to imagine today, but Arturo Toscanini -- recognized widely as the most celebrated conductor of the twentieth...
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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics

Jim Shepard · Tin House Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The first book of nonfiction from one of our great fiction writers. A Publishers Weekly Best Essay Collection of FallGiven that most Americans proudly consider themselves non-political, where do our notions of collective responsibility come from? Which self-deceptions, when considering...
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The Unmaking of the President 2016: The Case Against FBI Director James Comey and How He Cost Hillary Clinton the Presidency

LANNY J DAVIS · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A longtime Washington insider argues that there was one determining factor that threw the election to Donald Trump: FBI Director James Comey's October 28th letter to Congress, sent during the crucial eleven days before election day on November 8, 2016.During the week of October 24, 2016,...
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Upstairs at the Roosevelts': Growing Up with Franklin and Eleanor

Curtis Roosevelt · Potomac Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Curtis Roosevelt knew what it was like to live with a president. His grandfather was Franklin Delano Roosevelt. From the time Curtis, with his sister, Eleanor, and recently divorced mother, Anna Roosevelt Dall, moved into his grandparents' new home - the White House - Curtis played, learned,...
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The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World

Brad Stone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

A look deep inside the new Silicon Valley, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Everything Store
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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

JOHN HODGMAN · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John...
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Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

Eric O'Grey · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Eric was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten...
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The Way It Was: My Life with Frank Sinatra

Eliot Weisman · Hachette Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Henry Bushkin's Johnny Carson comes THE WAY IT WAS: My Life with Frank Sinatra, a candid and eye-opening inside look at the final decades of Sinatra's life, told by his long-time manager and friend, Eliot Weisman.Eliot Weisman worked with Frank Sinatra...
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Wedding Jewelry: 30 Inspirational Designs to Make

SIAN HAMILTON · GMC Publications
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

This exciting new title from the editor of Making Jewellery magazine is the ideal book for jewery makers eager to learn the intricacies of creating wedding jewelry. Packed with 30 designs, Wedding Jewelry is broken down into six different collections with five different pieces in each collection....
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What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories

Laura Shapiro · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A beloved culinary historian's short takes on six famous women through the lens of food and cooking - what they ate and how their attitudes toward food offer surprising new insights into their lives.Everyone eats, and food touches on every aspect of our lives - social and cultural, personal...
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The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde · Michael O'Mara
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Oscar Wilde's needle-sharp rejoinders are often repeated with delight. However, his jibes were rarely cruel, and displayed a profound understanding of the human character and its vanities. This collection includes such notable quotes as: "Work is the curse of the drinking classes"...
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The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations

OPRAH WINFREY · Flatiron Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey says Super Soul Sunday is the television show she was born to do. "I see it as an offering," she explains. "If you want to be more fully present and live your life with a wide-open heart, this is the place to come to."Now, for the first time, the aha moments...
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You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

GEORGE ANDERS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable...
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Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals

JEREMY MCCARTER · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Hamilton: The Revolution, a stunning group portrait of five American radicals fighting for their ideals as the country goes mad around them Where do we find our ideals? What does it mean to live for them - and to risk dying for them?...
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Zen Master Raven: The Teachings of a Wise Old Bird

Robert Aitken · Wisdom Publications
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

A uniquely playful and incisive collection of Zen teaching stories from a beloved American master.A Modern Classic. In the tradition of the great koan collections and the records of ancient masters, Robert Aitken distills a lifetime of teaching down to its essence. Intriguing and deceptively...
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Barron's SAT, 29th Edition

Sharon Weiner Green M.A. · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 1050
Format: Paperback

This completely revised edition will help students prepare and succeed on the new SAT. This guide reflects all of the question types that have appeared on the new SAT that was administered for the first time in Spring 2016. It contains: A diagnostic test and four full-length practice tests...
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Honda Civic

Jeff Killingsworth · Haynes Manuals N. America, Inc.
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

With the acclaimed manuals from Haynes you can get your hands dirty with DIY projects, even if you're a beginner. This time the spotlight is on the Honda Civic (12-15) and CR-V (12-16) .You'll get all the information you need to perform repairs, maintenance, and keep your Honda on the road...
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IRAs, 401

Twila Slesnick PhD Enrolled Agent · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Take cash out of your retirement plan while avoiding taxes and penalties If you have a retirement plan, IRAs, 401(k) s & Other Retirement Plans is your comprehensive guide to taking money out of it. Make sense of the complex tax rules governing when you can -- and when you need...
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