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Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir of Booze, Sex, and My Mother

Jamie Brickhouse · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"A blisteringly funny, wrenching account of wrestling way too close to-and later loose from-booze, sex and drugs and his adorable, infuriating mother. Bravo!" -Mary Karr, New York Times bestselling author of The Liars' Club "Whoever said you can't get sober for someone...
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Three Many Cooks: One Mom, Two Daughters: Their Shared Stories of Food, Faith & Family

Pam Anderson · Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio, blend compelling reflections and well-loved recipes...
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Suspected of Independence: The Life of Thomas McKean, America's First Power Broker

David McKean · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The Founding Fathers, mythologized for their fervor for and dedication to democratic principles, were as heavily mired in partisanship, plagued by petty infighting, and driven by personal gain as, arguably, the most notorious members of today's Congress. In fact, David McKean reveals...
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Moguls, Monsters and Madmen: An Uncensored Life in Show Business

Barry Avrich · ECW Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A sharp and witty exposé of show business and notorious charactersBarry Avrich is a Montreal-born, self-made film producer/director, flamboyant advertising executive, and legendary biographer and connector of moguls and stars. For over three decades he has relentlessly produced films...
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Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors

George W. Bush · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President...
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Unti Bruce Dickinson

BRUCE DICKINSON · Dey Street Books
Pages: 371
Format: Hardcover

A long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small...
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Estranged: Leaving Family and Finding Home

JESSICA BERGER GROSS · Scribner
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, haunting memoir about one woman's childhood of abuse and her harrowing decision to leave it all behind that redefines our understanding of estrangement and the ability to triumph over adversity.To outsiders, Jessica Berger Gross's childhood - growing up in a "nice"...
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The Best of Us: A Memoir

JOYCE MAYNARD · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of great loss--"heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life." (Anne Lamott) In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard...
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Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century

Chuck Klosterman · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author and cultural critic Chuck Klosterman compiles and contextualizes the best of his articles and essays from the past decade.Chuck Klosterman has created an incomparable body of work in books, magazines, newspapers, and on the Web. His writing spans the realms...
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The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying

NINA RIGGS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An exquisite memoir about how to live - and love - every day with "death in the room," from poet Nina Riggs, mother of two young sons and the direct descendant of Ralph Waldo Emerson, in the tradition of When Breath Becomes Air."We are breathless, but we love the days. They...
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Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools

Joel Klein · Harper
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller (Education) The Economist Best Books of the Year SelectionIn this revealing and provocative memoir, the former chancellor of the New York City schools offers the behind-the-scenes story of the city's dramatic campaign to improve public education and an inspiring...
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So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

ROGER STEFFENS · W W NORTON
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The definitive oral history of Bob Marley by one of the world's foremost reggae scholars. Bob Marley's life is the stuff of legend. Raised in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica, Marley (1945-1981) wrote songs that inspired millions. So Much Things to Say tells Marley's life story like never...
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Spitting Out the Bones: A Zen Master's 45 Year Journey

Dennis Genpo Merzel · Big Mind Publishing
Pages: 205
Format: Print book

'You have to swallow the whole fish,' Zen Master Taizan Maezumi told his students, 'and then spit out the bones.' First absorb the tradition, endure the hardships of Zen training, then you can spend the rest of your life separating the real treasure from the baggage it came...
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All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride

JAIMAL YOGIS · Harper Wave
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In this meditative memoir - a compelling fusion of Barbarian Days and the journals of Thomas Merton - the author of Saltwater Buddha reflects on his "failing toward enlightenment," his continued search to find meaning and a greater understanding of the Divine in the world's...
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