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A Serial Killer's Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming

KERRI RAWSON · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

What is it like to learn that your ordinary, loving father is a serial killer? Kerri Rawson, the daughter of the notorious serial killer known as BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) , tells the nightmarish story of that discovery and of her long journey of faith and healing.In 2005, Dennis Rader...
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Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter

Tom Clavin · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City.In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO -- the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation...
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The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After

Julie Yip-Williams · Random House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

As a young mother facing a terminal diagnosis, Julie Yip-Williams began to write her story, a story like no other. What began as the chronicle of an imminent and early death became something much more - a powerful exhortation to the living. That Julie Yip-Williams survived infancy was a miracle....
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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

Pam Houston · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us."On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons,...
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Henry VIII: And the Men Who Made Him

Tracy Borman · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Henry VIII is best known in history for his tempestuous marriages and the fates of his six wives. However, as acclaimed historian Tracy Borman makes clear in her illuminating new chronicle of Henry's life, his reign and reputation were hugely influenced by the men who surrounded and interacted...
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Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes's Hollywood

Karina Longworth · Custom House
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

In this riveting popular history, the creator of You Must Remember This probes the inner workings of Hollywood's glamorous golden age through the stories of some of the dozens of actresses pursued by Howard Hughes, to reveal how the millionaire mogul's obsessions with sex, power...
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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Dani Shapiro · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed and beloved author of Hourglass now gives us a new memoir about identity, paternity, and family secrets--a real-time exploration of the staggering discovery she recently made about her father, and her struggle to piece together the hidden story of her own life.What makes us who we are?...
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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From renowned classicist Edith Hall, ARISTOTLE'S WAY is an examination of one of history's greatest philosophers, showing us how to lead happy, fulfilled, and meaningful livesAristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence...
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The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America

Tommy Tomlinson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Roxane Gay's Hunger, a searing, honest, and candid exploration of what it's like to live as a fat man, from acclaimed journalist Tommy Tomlinson, who decided he had to change his life as he neared the age of fifty weighing in at 460 pounds.When he was almost...
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I Wrote This Book Because I Love You: Essays

Tim Kreider · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

*A People Top 10 Book of 2018* The New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women.Psychologists have told him he's a psychologist. Philosophers have told him he's...
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