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The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules: A Novel

Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg · HarperCollins
Pages: 389
Format: Print book

#1 International BestsellerThe Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg's witty and insightful comedy of errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better quality of life leads them to rob and ransom...
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The Rain in Portugal: Poems

Billy Collins · Random House
Pages: 108
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins comes a twelfth collection of poetry offering nearly fifty new poems that showcase the generosity, wit, and imaginative play that prompted The Wall Street Journal to call him "America's favorite poet." The Rain...
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A Walk Across America

Peter Jenkins · William Morrow Paperbacks; 1 edition
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey -- a classic account of the reawakening of his faith in himself and his country."I started out searching for myself and my country," Peter Jenkins writes,...
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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

Molly Haskell · Yale University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented "Everything about me is in my films," Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding the hugely successful moviemaker,...
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Book of Decamot

Stanley Jackson · Xlibris
Pages: 564
Format: Print book

This ingenious book tells the story of how a simple family game based on telling a story using ten unconnected words grew into a unique creative writing programme. Packed with illustrative stories and screenplays, it will entertain and inspire you in equal measure as you discover that Decamot...
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Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Bunmi Laditan · MIRA
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

Instant Bestseller"Freaking hilarious. This is the novel moms have been waiting for." - Jenny Lawson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Let's Pretend This Never Happened"Perfect for readers looking for a funny, realistic look at motherhood." - BOOKLIST (starred...
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Adjustment Day: A Novel

Chuck Palahniuk · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire.People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.Adjustment Day, the author's...
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Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny

Holly Madison · Dey St., an imprint of WilliamMorrowPublishers
Pages: 334
Format: Print book

The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion - and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the key - from one of the few people who truly knows: Hef's former #1 girlfriend and star of The Girls Next DoorA spontaneous decision...
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There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story

Pamela Druckerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of BRINGING UP BÉBÉ investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face.When Pamela Druckerman turns 40, waiters start calling her "Madame," and she detects a disturbing new message in mens' gazes: I would...
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An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

Helene Tursten · Soho Crime
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Maud is an irascible 88-year-old Swedish woman with no family, no friends, and... no qualms about a little murder. This funny, irreverent story collection by Helene Tursten, author of the Irene Huss investigations, features two-never-before translated stories that will keep you laughing...
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Cleveland Radio Tales: Stories from the Local Radio Scene of the 1960s, '70s, '80s, and '90s

Mike Olszewski · Gray & Company, Publishers
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback

Remember when Cleveland radio crackled with a nonstop audio parade of larger-than-life characters? Let's go behind the microphone to meet dozens of intriguing and innovative local radio personalities, including ... "Count" John Manolesco, the talk show host, astrologer,...
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Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's participation - but without editorial control - by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.Through such hits as "The Sound of Silence," "Bridge...
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Above the Line: My Wild Oats Adventure

Shirley Maclaine · Atria Books
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

From the beloved and bestselling actress, a book about her experiences filming Wild Oats in the Canary Islands - which brings forth memories of a past life on the lost continent of Atlantis. This is a terrific companion to the movie, telling the behind-the-scenes, over-the-top story of how the film...
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Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing

Jennifer Weiner · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

"I'm mad Jennifer Weiner's first book of essays is as wonderful as her fiction. You will love this book and wish she was your friend." - Mindy Kaling, author of Why Not Me? "A fiercely funny, powerfully smart, and remarkably brave book. I was spellbound from the first page...
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Calypso

David Sedaris · Little
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book. If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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