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Tell Me More: And 11 Other Important Things I'm Learning to Say

Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A warm, insightful look at the twelve phrases that strengthen and sustain our relationships, from the New York Times bestselling author of Glitter and Glue and The Middle Place "The poet laureate of the ordinary." - The Huffington Post In "I Don't Know," Corrigan wrestles...

Caitlin Moran · Harper Perennial
Pages: 329
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Woman and Moranthology comes a collection of Caitlin Moran's award-winning London Times columns that takes a clever, hilarious look at celebrities, society, and the wacky world we live in today - including three major new pieces...
Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life

Tom Robbins · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 362
Format: Print book

Internationally bestselling novelist and American icon Tom Robbins delivers the long awaited tale of his wild life and times, both at home and around the globe.Tom Robbins' warm, wise, and wonderfully weird novels - including Still Life With Woodpecker, Jitterbug Perfume, and Fierce...
Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice

Paula Byrne · Harper Perennial
Format: Paperback

From acclaimed biographer Paula Byrne, the sensational true tale that inspired the major motion picture Belle (May 2014) starring Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson, Emily Watson, Penelope Wilton, and Matthew Goode - a stunning story of the first mixed-race girl introduced to high society...
The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln

Sidney Blumenthal · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius - from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as "a slave,"...
A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France

Susan Ottaway · Little, Brown and Company; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second World War. When elderly recluse Eileen Nearne died, few suspected that the quiet little old lady was a decorated WWII war hero. Volunteering...
Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Robert M Gates · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 618
Format: Hardcover

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he'd left...
The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of The Circle and What Is the What, the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco,...
Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President

Dan Emmett · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A rare inside look at the Secret Service from an agent who provided protection worldwide for President George H. W. Bush, President William Clinton, and President George W. BushDan Emmett was just eight years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The events surrounding the President's...
The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

Elaine Showalter · Simon & Schuster, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Julia Ward Howe - the author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic and an early and powerful feminist pioneer - a groundbreaking figure in the abolitionist and suffrage movements.Julia Ward (1819-1910) was a heiress and aspiring poet when she married Dr. Samuel...
Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil

Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Seventy years after her grandmother helped hide a Jewish family on a Greek island during World War II, a woman sets out to track down their descendants - and discovers a new way to understand tragedy, forgiveness, and the power of kindness.Yvette Manessis Corporon grew up listening to her grandmother's...
Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero

Douglas Perry · Viking
Format: Hardcover

The true story of Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone, and saved a city's soulEliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendary Prohibition Bureau squad's daring...
Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine

Daniel Halper · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

Weekly Standard editor Daniel Halper provides a meticulously researched account of the brilliant calculations, secret deals, and occasionally treacherous maneuverings that led to the Clintons return to political prominence.In the twelve years since the Clintons left the White House, they...
Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee

Michael Korda · HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Pages: 785
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Michael Korda's fresh, contemporary single volume historical biography of General Robert E. Lee - perhaps the most famous and least understood legend in American history and one of our most admired heroes.Michael Korda, author of Ulysses S. Grant and the bestsellers...