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The Fixer: The Notorious Life of a Front-Page Bail Bondsman

Ira Judelson · Touchstone; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From New York’s foremost bail bondsman with “over $30 million on the street” comes the story of a modern-day “fixer” who walks a fine line between hustler and humanitarian with clients ranging from the rich and famous to the mafia and gangs of New York.With...
The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

Finn Murphy · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

A long-haul mover's rollicking account of life out on the Big Slab.More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he's covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Known by his trucker...
To Siri With Love: A Mother, her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

Judith Newman · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the viral New York Times piece ''To Siri with Love'' comes a collection of touching and hilarious stories about a 13-year-old autistic boy and his intimate relationship with Apple's automated personal assistant, Siri.When Judith Newman shared the story of how Apple's...
Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret

Craig Brown · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A witty and profound portrait of the most talked-about English royalShe made John Lennon blush and Marlon Brando tongue-tied. She iced out Princess Diana and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. Andy Warhol photographed her. Jack Nicholson offered her cocaine. Gore Vidal revered her. Francis Bacon...
The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817

Myron Magnet · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 472
Format: Hardcover

Why the American Revolution, of all the great revolutions, was the only enduring success. Through the Founders' own voices -- and in the homes they designed and built to embody the ideal of domestic happiness they fought to achieve -- we come to understand why the American Revolution,...
Chasing Light: Michelle Obama Through the Lens of a White House Photographer

TEN SPEED PRESS. · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A collection of striking and intimate photographs of Michelle Obama - many never before seen - coupled with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories from Official White House Photographer Amanda Lucidon, presented in a deluxe format. Michelle Obama is one of the most admired First...
Take This Man: A Memoir

Brando Skyhorse · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 One of NBC Newss 10 Best Latino Books of 2014 From PENHemingway award winner Brando Skyhorse comes this stunning, heartfelt memoir in the vein of The Glass Castle or The Tender Bar, the true story of a boys turbulent childhood growing...
Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After

HEATHER HARPHAM · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that require nearly unimaginable choices.Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-roaming California girl, and Brian, an intellectual,...
Slow: Simple Living for a Frantic World

Brooke McAlary · Sourcebooks
Pages: 289
Format: Hardcover

Free yourself from the frantic and embrace the joy of slow..."After reading this book, you'll have an amazing list of ingredients that can help you create a meaningful life, too!" -- The Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus"Finally, a slow living guide for the imperfect...
Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

Stephen Kotkin · Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his worldIt has the quality of myth a poor cobblers son, a seminarian from an oppressed outer province of the Russian empire, reinvents himself as a top leader in a band of revolutionary zealots. When the band...

Lee Radziwill · Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

As begun in the best-selling Happy Times, her first book with Assouline, Lee Radziwill's colorful journey continues in the much-anticipated Lee. In this quest or privacy and freedom within a highly publicized life, Radziwill shares her unique perspective as a witness to history, recalling...
Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America

Douglas Brinkley · Harper
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The acclaimed, award-winning historian - "America's new past master" (Chicago Tribune) - examines the environmental legacy of FDR and the New Deal.Douglas Brinkley's The Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision to protect...
This Is Not My Beautiful Life: A Memoir

Victoria Fedden · Picador
Pages: 321
Format: Print book

This Is Not My Beautiful Life is the story of how Victoria lost her parents to prison and nearly lost her mind. No one ever said motherhood would be easy, but as she struggles to change diapers, install car seats, and find the right drop-off line at pre-school--no easy task--when each one is named...
Those Wild Wyndhams: Three Sisters at the Heart of Power

Luis M Botana · Knopf
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The three dazzlingly beautiful, wildly rich Wyndham sisters, part of the four hundred families that made up Britain's ruling class, at the center of cultural and political life in late-Victorian/Edwardian Britain. Here are their complex, idiosyncratic lives; their opulent, privileged world;...