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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

Nicholas Reynolds · William Morrow
Pages: 357
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A "riveting"* international cloak-and-dagger epic, here is the stunning untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life -- including his role as a Soviet agent code-named "Argo" -- that fueled his art and his undoing.In 2010, while...
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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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BRAVE

ROSE MCGOWAN · HarperOne
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowanA revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generationsRose McGowan...
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Hi, Anxiety: Life With a Bad Case of Nerves

Kat Kinsman · Dey Street Books
Pages: 221
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of such acclaimed accounts as Manic, Brain on Fire, and Monkey Mind, a deeply personal, funny, and sometimes painful look at anxiety and its impact from writer and commentator Kat Kinsman.Feeling anxious? Can't sleep because your brain won't stop recycling thoughts? Unable...
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Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

Ian Buruma · Penguin Press, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world warsDuring the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film...
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Sully: The Untold Story Behind the Miracle on the Hudson

Chesley B. III Sullenberger · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Soon to be the major motion picture Sully from Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. Sully Sullenberger the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York s Hudson...
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Jane Austen at Home: A Biography

LUCY WORSLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"Jane Austen at Home offers a fascinating look at Jane Austen's world through the lens of the homes in which she lived and worked throughout her life. The result is a refreshingly unique perspective on Austen and her work and a beautifully nuanced exploration of gender, creativity,...
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The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army

Robert O'Harrow · Free Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

General Montgomery C. Meigs, who built the Union Army, was judged by Lincoln, Seward, and Stanton to be the indispensable architect of the Union victory. Civil War historian James McPherson calls Meigs "the unsung hero of northern victory."Born to a well to do, connected family...
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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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A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century

Jerome Charyn · Bellevue Literary Pr, 2015.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

We think we know Emily Dickinson: the Belle of Amherst, virginal, reclusive, and possibly mad. But in A Loaded Gun, Jerome Charyn introduces us to a different Emily Dickinson: the fierce, brilliant, and sexually charged poet who wrote:My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun - ... Though I than...
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The American: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

KHIZR KHAN · Random House
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring memoir by the Muslim American Gold Star father and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family's pursuit of the American dream."Khan's aspirational memoir reminds us all why Americans should welcome newcomers from all lands." - Kirkus Reviews In fewer than...
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Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening

John Elder Robison · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

An extraordinary memoir about the cutting-edge brain therapy that dramatically changed the life and mind of John Elder Robison, the New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eye Imagine spending the first forty years of your life in darkness, blind to the emotions and social signals...
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It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree

A J JACOBS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family - where it begins and how far it goes - and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the "Family of Humankind."A.J....
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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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