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Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont

Saul Austerlitz · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A thrilling account of the Altamont Festival -- and the dark side of the '60s.If Woodstock tied the ideals of the '60s together, Altamont unraveled them. In Just a Shot Away, writer and critic Saul Austerlitz tells the story of "Woodstock West," where the Rolling Stones...
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Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

KEN BENSINGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal - the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event,...
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Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer

MARGALIT FOX · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In this heady true-crime procedural, the creator of Sherlock Holmes uses his unparalleled detective skills to exonerate a German Jew wrongly convicted of murder, and sound a victory for reason over reflexive prejudice.In 1908, a wealthy woman was brutally murdered in her Glasgow apartment....
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BRAVE

ROSE MCGOWAN · HarperOne
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowanA revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generationsRose McGowan...
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Jim Brown: Last Man Standing

Dave Zirin · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A unique biography of Jim Brown--football legend, Hollywood star, and controversial activist--written by acclaimed sports journalist Dave Zirin. The author spent considerable time with his subject, speaking with him at length about his life and career.Jim Brown is recognized as perhaps...
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I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness

AUSTIN CHANNING BROWN · Convergent Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From a leading new voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of what it's like to grow up black, Christian, and female in white America, in this idea-driven memoir about how her determined quest for identity and understanding shows a way forward for us all.Austin Channing Brown's...
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I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir

Brian Wilson · Da Capo Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

They say there are no second acts in American lives, and third acts are almost unheard of. That's part of what makes Brian Wilson's story so astonishing.As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the most groundbreaking and timeless popular music...
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