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Lion

Saroo Brierley · New American Library
Pages: 273
Format: Print book

First it was a media sensation. Then it became the #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it's Lion, a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover...
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So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

ROGER STEFFENS · W W NORTON
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The definitive oral history of Bob Marley by one of the world's foremost reggae scholars. Bob Marley's life is the stuff of legend. Raised in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica, Marley (1945-1981) wrote songs that inspired millions. So Much Things to Say tells Marley's life story like never...
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The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher's intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie. * Named a PEOPLE Magazine Best Book of Fall 2016 *A New York Times Bestseller * "Bright...
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Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 307
Format: Print book

"Her book, as if she were a marine biologist, is a deep dive...Perhaps the highest praise I can give Seinfeldia is that it made me want to buy a loaf of marbled rye and start watching again, from the beginning." - Dwight Garner, The New York Times Book Review The hilarious behind-the-scenes...
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Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

Jan Swafford · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 1077
Format: Book

Jan Swafford's biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life. His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van Beethoven peels away layers of legend to get to the living, breathing human being...
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Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Kory Stamper · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made - a must read for word mavens. While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing them is in fact as lively and dynamic as language itself. With sharp wit and irreverence,...
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The Essential Thomas Jefferson

John Gabriel Hunt · Portland House
Pages: 334
Format: Book

This collection of the important writings by one of America's greatest leaders and the author of the Declaration of Independence contains inaugural addresses, the Notes on Virginia, and letters and early documents.
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Angels on Our Shoulders

Ed Heiberger · self-published; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

A stirring factual account of the experiences of B-29 Superfortress gun commander, Staff Sergeant Edward Heiberger. He heroically served in the Army-Air Force during World War II, successfully completing 35 combat missions from Saipan to Japan. Plus large picture sections also incredible...
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Unremarried Widow: A Memoir

Artis Henderson · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

A frank, poignant memoir about an unlikely marriage, a tragic death in Iraq, and the soul-testing work of picking up the pieces People in the tradition of such powerful bestsellers as Joan Didions The Year of Magical Thinking and Carole Radziwills What Remains. Artis Henderson was a free-spirited...
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Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes

Paul J Staiti · Bloomsbury
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The images accompanying the founding of the United States--of honored Founders, dramatic battle scenes, and seminal moments--gave visual shape to Revolutionary events and symbolized an entirely new concept of leadership and government. Since then they have endured as indispensable icons,...
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Heist: The Oddball Crew Behind the $17 Million Loomis Fargo Theft

Jeff Diamant · Sourcebooks
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

The inspiration behind the major motion picture Masterminds starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, and Jason Sudeikis!The bizarre true story of the criminals behind the second-largest bank heist in American history.One night in a small North Carolina town, a down-on-his-luck...
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To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

Judith Newman · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the viral New York Times op-ed column "To Siri with Love" comes a collection of touching, hilarious, and illuminating stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that hold insights and revelations for us all.When Judith Newman shared the story...
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Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny

Agostino Von Hassell · Thomas Nelson; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

He was a harsh taskmaster who comforted dying soldiers and quietly commended their valor. A crusty, often foulmouthed commander who wrote tender letters home to the love of his life. Gen. George S. Patton Jr. comes to life in these pages as one of the most colorful, enigmatic, and unfairly...
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True Love

Jennifer Lopez · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In Jennifer Lopez's first ever book, True Love, she explores one of her life's most defining periods - the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person...
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Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World

Kirsten Gillibrand · Ballantine Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part...
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