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Sheila Weller · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

"Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists." --Vanity FairFor decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three women - Diane Sawyer,...
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The Woman I Wanted to Be

Diane von Furstenberg · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

One of the most influential, admired, and colorful women of our time: fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg tells the most personal stories from her life, about family, love, beauty and business: "It's so good, you'll want to take notes" (People) .Diane...
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Perfectly Miserable: Guilt, God and Real Estate in a Small Town

Sarah Payne Stuart · Riverhead Hardcover
Format: Book

A wryly comic memoir that examines the pillars of New England WASP culture—class, history, family, money, envy, perfection, and, of course, real estate—through the lens of mothers and daughters. At eighteen, Sarah Payne Stuart fled her mother and all the other disapproving mothers...
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A View from A Broad

Bette Midler · Simon & Schuster; Updated edition
Format: Hardcover

With her brassy voice and bold performances making the world finally pay attention, she needs no introduction. Grammy award–winning singer, Academy Award–nominee, Broadway star of her critically acclaimed one-woman show and beloved actress in The Rose, Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly...
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love

C. David Heymann · Emily Bestler Books/Atria
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bobby and Jackie comes the riveting, true story of the passionate, volatile relationship between baseball great Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, they became an international...
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In the Darkroom

Susan Faludi · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age."In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father. The project...
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My Accidental Jihad

Krista Bremer · Workman Pub Co
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Fifteen years ago, Krista Bremer would not have been able to imagine her life today: married to a Libyan-born Muslim, raising two children with Arabic names in the American South. Nor could she have imagined the prejudice she would encounter or the profound ways her marriage would change...
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Sinatra: The Chairman

James Kaplan · Doubleday
Pages: 979
Format: Print book

Just in time for the Chairman's centennial, the endlessly absorbing sequel to James Kaplan's bestselling Frank: The Voice - which completes the definitive biography that Frank Sinatra, justly termed the "Entertainer of the Century," deserves and requires. Like Peter Guralnick...
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Billy Joel

Fred Schruers · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legendIn Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island...
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The Washingtons: George and Martha, "Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love"

Flora Fraser · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A full-scale portrait of the marriage of the father and mother of our country - and of the struggle for independence that he led The Washingtons' long union begins in colonial Virginia in 1759, when George Washington woos and weds Martha Dandridge Parke Custis, a pretty, charming, and very...
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Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families who Share the Tomlinson Name - One White, One Black

Chris Tomlinson · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best Seller!Tomlinson Hill is the stunning story of two families--one white, one black--who trace their roots to a slave plantation that bears their name. Internationally recognized for his work as a fearless war correspondent, award-winning journalist Chris Tomlinson grew...
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Guantánamo Diary

Mohamedou Ould Slahi · Little, Brown
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented international publishing event: the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee.Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime....
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Andy & Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show

Daniel De Visé · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

A lively and revealing biography of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, celebrating the powerful real-life friendship behind one of America's most iconic television programs.Andy Griffith and Don Knotts met on Broadway in the 1950s. When Andy went to Hollywood to film a TV pilot about a small-town...
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The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait

Blake Bailey · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography' The renowned biographer's unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins - his own. Meet the Baileys: Burck, a prosperous lawyer once voted the American Legion's "Citizen of the Year" in his tiny hometown...
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It Was Me All Along: A Memoir

Andie Mitchell · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance. All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly. Food was her babysitter,...
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