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I'll Be There for You: The One about Friends

Kelsey Miller · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This definitive retrospective of Friends incorporates interviews, history and behind-the-scenes anecdotes to offer a critical analysis of how a sitcom about six twentysomethings changed television foreverWhen Friends debuted in 1994, no one expected it to become a mainstay of NBC's "Must...
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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

DAVID YAFFE · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An intimate new biography of Joni Mitchell, one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth centuryJoni Mitchell is a cultural touchstone for generations of Americans. In her heyday she released ten experimental, challenging, and revealing albums; her lyrics captivated people with the beauty...
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In Vino Duplicitas: The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire

PETER HELLMAN · The Experiment
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

True crime pairs well with fine wine in this astonishing story of a con man who rides his gift for tasting wine to the highest reaches of society - and then comes crashing downIn Vino Duplicitas marks a new, notorious legend in wine: the story of Rudy Kurniawan, a 20-something Indonesian...
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Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story

CECILE RICHARDS · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble From Cecile Richards - president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund for more than a decade, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Washington, and a "heroine...
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Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History

Bridget Quinn · Chronicle Books
Pages: 189
Format: Hardcover

Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, Broad Strokes offers an entertaining corrective to that omission. Art historian Bridget Quinn delves into the lives and careers of 15 brilliant female...
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The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France

Susan Rubin Suleiman · Yale University Press
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

A fascinating look into the life and work of controversial French novelist Irène Némirovsky Irène Némirovsky succeeded in creating a brilliant career as a novelist in the 1930s, only to have her life cut short: a "foreign Jew" in France, she was deported in 1942 and died in Auschwitz....
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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts

Joshua Hammer · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean's Eleven.In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journeyed across the Sahara Desert and along the Niger...
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Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Outwitted the Gestapo

SiaÌ?n Rees · Chicago Review Press Incorporated
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In May 1943, a young Frenchwoman called Lucie Aubrac engineered the escape of her husband, Raymond, from the clutches of Klaus Barbie, the feared Gestapo chief later known as the "Butcher of Lyon. " When Raymond was arrested again that June, Lucie mounted a second astonishing...
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Take a stand : lessons from rebels

Jorge Ramos · Celebra
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

"People ask if I am a journalist or an activist. The truth is that I am just a journalist who asks questions, but one who does in fact take a stand." - Jorge Ramos After 30 fascinating years uncovering the hard truth, Emmy Award-winning journalist Jorge Ramos opens up for the first...
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Jungle of Stone: The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood

William Carlsen · William Morrow
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller (Expeditions) "Thrilling. ... A captivating history of two men who dramatically changed their contemporaries' view of the past." - Kirkus (starred review) "[An] adventure tale that make[s] Indiana Jones seem tame." - Library JournalIn...
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Still Life: A Memoir of Living Fully with Depression

Gillian Marchenko · IVP Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

"I stand on the edge of a cliff in my own bedroom." Gillian Marchenko continues her description of depression: "I must keep still. Otherwise I will plunge to my death. 'Please God, take this away,' I pray when I can." For Gillian, "dealing with depression"...
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I'm Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir

Nadja Spiegelman · Riverhead Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A memoir of mothers and daughters - and mothers as daughters - traced through four generations, from Paris to New York and back again. For a long time, Nadja Spiegelman believed her mother was a fairy. More than her famous father, Maus creator Art Spiegelman, and even more than most mothers,...
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Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear

KIM BROOKS · Flatiron Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Part memoir, part history, part documentary, part impassioned manifesto...it might be the most important book about being a parent that you will ever read." -- Emily Rapp Black, New York Times bestselling author of The Still Point of the Turning World"A beautifully told,...
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Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away

Lisa Napoli · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The dramatic relationship between Ray Kroc, the man who amassed a fortune as chairman of one of America's most controversial and iconic companies - McDonald's - and the passionate woman, his wife, Joan, who then gave that fortune away.Beginning in the 1950s, salesman Ray Kroc presided...
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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great...
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