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The Doors: The Illustrated History

Gillian G Gaar · Voyageur Press, 2015.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Take an up-front and behind-the-scenes look at The Doors.Although their career with their wild and unpredictable frontman lasted barely six years, The Doors are one of the most mind-blowing bands in rock history. Formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film school acquaintances Jim Morrison...
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Haring

Alexandra Kolossa · TASCHEN
Pages: 95
Format: Hardcover

Art is for Everybody: The artist as activistOne of the key figures in the New York art world of the 1980s, Keith Haring (1958-1990) created a signature style that blended street art, graffiti, Pop, and cartoon elements to unique, memorable effect. With thick black outlines, bright colors,...
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Sex Versus Survival: The Life and Ideas of Sabina Spielrein

John Launer · The Overlook Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The first full and accessible account of one of the most significant and overlooked figures in the field of sexual psychology Who was Sabina Spielrein? She is probably best known for her notorious affair with Carl Jung, which was dramatized in the film A Dangerous Method, starring Keira...
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To the New Owners: A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

MADELEINE BLAIS · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais's in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. A little more than two miles down a poorly marked one-lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack -- it had no electricity or modern plumbing, the roof leaked,...
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Can't Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist

Meredith Goldstein · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A disarmingly honest memoir about giving advice when you're not sure what you're doing yourself, by the woman behind The Boston Globe's Love Letters column. Every day, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein takes on the relationship problems of thousands of dedicated readers....
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Role Reversal: How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Aging Parents

Iris Waichler · She Writes Press
Pages: 283
Format: Paperback

Designed to help caregivers understand how to cope with and overcome the overwhelming challenges that arise while caregiving for a loved one -- especially an aging parent -- Role Reversal is a comprehensive guide to navigating the enormous daily challenges faced by caregivers. In these...
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One on the Ground: The Story of One Family Before, During, and After Continental Flight 3407 Crashed Into Their Home

Karen Wielinski · Librastream LLC
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

February 12, 2009 was an ordinary evening at home for the Wielinski family. Karen said good night to her husband Doug as he left their family room. Their daughter was reading in an upstairs room. Minutes later their world and their home collapsed into flaming wreckage around them. The crash...
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Quicksand: What It Means to Be a Human Being

Henning Mankell · Vintage
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In January 2014 I was informed that I had cancer. However, Quicksand is not a book about death and destruction, but about what it means to be human. I have undertaken a journey from my childhood to the man I am today, writing about the key events in my life, and about the people who have...
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Crimes of Passion: The Dark Side of the Heart

Margherita Giacosa · White Star Publishers
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

With love can come jealousy - followed by revenge, violence, and death. From honor killings to crimes of passion, these true stories of romance gone bad capture the blood-chilling side of human nature. Sometimes, the characters' emotions and impulses spin out of control with horrifying...
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Black Dove: Mamá, Mi'jo, and Me

Ana Castillo · The Feminist Press at CUNY
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

"Paloma Negra," Ana Castillo's mother sings the day her daughter leaves home, "I don't know if I should curse you or pray for you."Growing up as the intellectually spirited daughter of a Mexican Indian immigrant family during the 1970s, Castillo defied convention...
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Reporter: A Memoir

Seymour M Hersh · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author and preeminent investigative journalist of our time--a heartfelt, hugely revealing memoir of a decades-long career breaking some of the most impactful stories of the last half-century, from Washington to Vietnam to the Middle East.Seymour...
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Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything

Barbara Ehrenreich · Grand Central Publishing; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed comes a brave, frank, and exquisitely written memoir that will change the way you see the world. Barbara Ehrenreich is one of the most important thinkers of our time. Educated as a scientist, she is an author, journalist, activist,...
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America's Secret Aristocracy: The Families that Built the United States

Stephen Birmingham · LP/Lyons Press
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

America has always been a constitutionally classless society, yet an American aristocracy emerged anyway - a private club whose members run in the same circles and observe the same unwritten rules. Renowned social historian Stephen Birmingham reveals the inner workings of this aristocracy...
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Feuding Fan Dancers: Faith Bacon, Sally Rand, and the Golden Age of the Showgirl

Leslie Zemeckis · Counterpoint
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Leslie Zemeckis continues to discover the forgotten feminist histories of the golden age of entertainment, turning her sights on the lost stories of Sally Rand and Faith Bacon -- icons who each claimed to be the inventor of the notorious fan dance Some women capture our attention like no others....
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Justice Failed: How "Legal Ethics" Kept Me in Prison for 26 Years

Alton Logan · Counterpoint
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

An Official Junior Library Guild Selection, Adult Crossover Nonfiction "A shocking tale of wrongful conviction . . . that brings general conditions into cruelly sharp focus." -- Kirkus Reviews Justice Failed is the story of Alton Logan, an African American man who served twenty-six...
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