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Bachelor Nation: Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure

AMY KAUFMAN · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The first definitive, unauthorized, behind-the-scenes cultural history of the Bachelor franchise, America's favorite guilty pleasure

For fifteen years and thirty-five seasons, the Bachelor franchise has been a mainstay in American TV viewers' lives. Since it premiered in 2002, the show's...
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Everything's Trash, But It's Okay

PHOEBE ROBINSON · Plume
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author and star of 2 Dope Queens, Phoebe Robinson, comes a new, hilarious, and timely essay collection on gender, race, dating, and a world that seems to always be a self-starting Dumpster fire.

Wouldn't it be great if life came with...
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The Z Files: Treasures From Zacherley's Archives

Richard Scrivani · BearManor Media
Pages: 233
Format: Book

Z is for Zacherley, the legendary horror host of SHOCK THEATER fame, and in THE Z FILES the story of his uncanny career is uniquely told almost entirely via archival material. Feast your eyes, glut your soul on -- VINTAGE NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE ARTICLES HANDWRITTEN NOTES AND TYPEWRITTEN...
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Wildflower

Drew Barrymore · Dutton
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

Award-winning actress Drew Barrymore shares funny, insightful, and profound stories from her past and present told from the place of happiness she's achieved today. Wildflower is a portrait of Drew's life in stories as she looks back on the adventures, challenges, and incredible...
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Did You Just Eat That?: Two Scientists Explore Double-Dipping, the Five-Second Rule, and other Food Myths in the Lab

PAUL DAWSON · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Is the five-second rule legitimate?
Are electric hand dryers really bacteria blowers?
Am I spraying germs everywhere when I blow on my birthday cake?
How gross is backwash?

When it comes to food safety and germs, there are as many common questions as there are misconceptions....

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Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe

Robert Matzen · Paladin Communications
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In March 1941, Jimmy Stewart, America's boy next door and recent Academy Award winner, left fame and fortune behind and joined the United States Army Air Corps to fulfill his family mission and serve his country. He rose from private to colonel and participated in 20 often-brutal World...
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The Brand New Catastrophe

Mike Scalise · Sarabande Books
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

Winner of the Center for Fiction's Doheny Prize

Raucous family memoir meets medical adventure in this heartfelt, hilarious book exploring the public and private theaters of illness. After a tumor bursts in Mike Scalise's brain, leaving him with a hole in the head and malfunctioning...
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My First Hundred Years in Show Business: A Memoir

Mary Louise Wilson · The Overlook Press
Pages: 219
Format: Print book

The unabashedly funny and forthright memoir by the Tony Award winner for Grey Gardens, detailing the singular life and career of one of our most admired and acclaimed stage actors

Mary Louise Wilson became a star at age sixty with her smash one-woman play Full Gallop portraying legendary...
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Funny Man: Mel Brooks

Patrick McGilligan · Harper
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A deeply textured and compelling biography of comedy giant Mel Brooks, covering his rags-to-riches life and triumphant career in television, films, and theater, from Patrick McGilligan, the acclaimed author of Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane and Alfred...
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Eve Arden: A Chronicle of All Film, Television, Radio and Stage Performances

David C Tucker · McFarland & Co. Publishers
Pages: 197
Format: Book

The remarkable career of American actress Eve Arden (1908-1990) is thoroughly chronicled from her earliest stage work in 1926 (under her given name Eunice Quedens) to her final television role in a 1987 episode of Falcon Crest. Included are detailed descriptions and critical commentaries...
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George lucas : a life

Brian Jay Jones · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George Lucas

On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named...
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Talk to Me

John Kenney · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From New Yorker contributor and the Thurber Prize-winning author of Truth in Advertising comes a wry yet tenderhearted look at how one man's public fall from grace leads him back to his family, and back to the man he used to be.

It's a story that Ted Grayson has reported...
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Punk Avenue: Inside the New York City Underground, 1972-1982

Phil Marcade · Three Rooms Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Punk Avenue: The New York City Underground 1972-1982 is an intimate look at author Paris-born Phil Marcade's first ten years in the United States where drifted from Boston to the West Coast and back, before winding up in New York City and becoming immersed in the early punk rock scene....
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You're On an Airplane: Subtitle TK

Parker Posey · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered what it would be like talk to Parker Posey? On an airplane, with Parker as your seat companion, perhaps? Parker's irreverent, hilarious, and enchanting memoir gives you the incredible opportunity. Full of personal stories, whimsical how-tos, recipes, and beautiful...
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One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter: Essays

Scaachi Koul · Picador
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A DEBUT COLLECTION OF FIERCE, FUNNY ESSAYS ABOUT GROWING UP THE DAUGHTER OF INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN WESTERN CULTURE, ADDRESSING SEXISM, STEREOTYPES, AND THE UNIVERSAL MISERIES OF LIFE

In One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter, Scaachi Koul deploys her razor-sharp...

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