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Eat a Peach: A Memoir

David Chang · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In 2004, Momofuku Noodle Bar opened in a tiny, stark space in Manhattan's East Village. Its young chef-owner, David Chang, worked the line, serving ramen and pork buns to a mix of fellow restaurant cooks and confused diners whose idea of ramen was instant noodles in Styrofoam cups....
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BTS: Blood, Sweat & Tears

Tamar Herman · VIZ Media LLC
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the music, inspiration and cultural influence of BTS - K-pop's global superstars!"The Beatles for the 21st Century" - BBC BTS have exploded onto the global music scene with their distinctive brand of music, impressive choreography,...
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Warhol

Blake Gopnik · Ecco
Pages: 960
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of a fascinating and paradoxical figure, one of the most influential artists of his - or any - age To this day, mention the name "Andy Warhol" to almost anyone and you'll hear about his famous images of soup cans and Marilyn Monroe. But though Pop Art became...
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Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness

Catherine Cho · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When Catherine Cho and her husband set off from London to introduce their newborn son to family scattered across the United States, she could not have imagined what lay in store. Before the trip's end, she develops psychosis, a complete break from reality, which causes her to lose all sense...
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The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir

Michele Harper · Riverhead Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An emergency room physician explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself.Michele Harper is a female, African American emergency room physician in a profession that is overwhelmingly male and white. Brought up in Washington, D.C., in a complicated family, she went...
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Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask

Jon Pessah · LITTLE BROWN & CO
Format: Hardcover

Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a major league ballplayer. That's what his immigrant father told him. That's what Branch Rickey told him, too-right to Berra's face, in fact. Even the lowly St. Louis Browns of his youth said he'd never make it in the big leagues....
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The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers

Emily Levesque · Sourcebooks
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The story of the people who see beyond the starsHumans from the earliest civilizations were spellbound by the night sky-craning their necks each night, they used the stars to orient themselves in the large, strange world around them. Stargazing is a pursuit that continues to fascinate us: from...
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The Unfathomable Ascent: How Hitler Came to Power

Peter Ross Range · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

On the night of January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler leaned out of a spotlit window of the Reich chancellery in Berlin, bursting with joy. The moment seemed unbelievable, even to Hitler. After an improbable political journey that came close to faltering on many occasions, his march to power had finally...
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Gods of War: History's Greatest Military Rivals

James Lacey · Bantam
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Any meeting of genius may create sparks, but when military geniuses meet, their confrontations play out upon a vast panorama of states or civilizations at war, wielding the full destructive power of a mighty nation's armies. Gods of War is the first single-volume, in-depth examination...
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Beyond Valor: A World War II Story of Extraordinary Heroism, Sacrificial Love, and a Race against Time

Jon Erwin · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Beyond Valor is one soldier's extraordinary tale of bravery, heroism, faith, and devotion."Amazing...A thrilling and poignant story of patriotism that all Americans can be stirred, moved, and encouraged by." -- Gary SiniseOn April 12, 1945, a fleet of American B-29 bombers...
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