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Being a Dad Is Weird: Lessons in Fatherhood from My Family to Yours

BEN FALCONE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A funny and intimate look at fatherhood from the actor and writer/director of The Boss and Tammy that combines stories about his own larger-than-life dad and how his experiences raising two daughters with his wife, Melissa McCarthy, who also penned the Foreword, are shaped by his own childhood.Though...
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This Is How It Really Sounds: A Novel

Stuart Archer Cohen · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the lurid nightclubs of modern Shanghai, infamous expat financier Peter Harrington is suddenly confronted by his past. Investors he has ruined, looming federal investigations, and a remote but alluring woman all converge on one hallucinatory night that ends in the labyrinth of an ancient...
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Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography

Neil Patrick Harris · Crown Pub
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

Tired of memoirs that only tell you what really happened? Sick of deeply personal accounts written in the first person? Seeking an exciting, interactive read that puts the "u" back in "aUtobiography"? Then look no further than Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography!...
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The Science of Game of Thrones

Helen Keen · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A myth-busting, jaw-dropping, fun-filled tour through the science of your favorite fantastical world. Award-winning comedian and popular-science writer Helen Keen uncovers the astounding science behind the mystical, blood-soaked world of Game of Thrones, answering questions like: Is it possible...
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Theft by Finding: Diaries

DAVID SEDARIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the makingIt's no coincidence that the world's best writers tend to keep diaries....
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Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler · Yale University Press 2016.
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Barbra Streisand has been called the "most successful...talented performer of her generation" by Vanity Fair, and her voice, said pianist Glenn Gould, is "one of the natural wonders of the age." Streisand scaled the heights of entertainment - from a popular vocalist...
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The Wes Anderson Collection

Matt Zoller Seitz · Harry N. Abrams; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Wes Anderson is one of the most influential voices from the past two decades of American cinema. A true auteur, Anderson is known for the visual artistry, inimitable tone, and idiosyncratic characterizations that make each of his films—Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums,...
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Thug Notes: A Street-Smart Guide to Classic Literature

Sparky Sweets PhD · Vintage
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Sparky Sweets, PhD, and Wisecrack proudly present this outrageously funny, ultra-sharp guide to literature based on the hit online series, Thug Notes. Inside, you'll find hilarious plot breakdowns and masterful analyses of sixteen of literature's most beloved classics, including:...
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Make 'Em Laugh: Short-Term Memories of Longtime Friends

Debbie Reynolds · HarperCollins Publishers Inc , 2015
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The beloved Hollywood star and New York Times bestselling author of Unsinkable continues her intimate chat with fans in this entertaining collection of anecdotes, stories, jokes, and random musings from a woman who has seen it all - and done most of it.From her acclaimed performances to her headline-making...
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The Last Lecture

Randy Pausch · Hyperion
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew...
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The Book of Joan: Tales of Mirth, Mischief, and Manipulation

Melissa Rivers · Crown Archetype
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

Joan Rivers was known all over the world - from the Palace Theater to Buckingham Palace, from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the footlights of Broadway, from the days of talkies to hosting talk shows. But there was only one person who knew Joan intimately, one person who the authorities...
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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

One of the most accomplished and outspoken actors today chronicles the highs and lows of his life in this beautifully written, candid memoir.Over the past three decades, Alec Baldwin has established himself as one of Hollywood's most gifted, hilarious, and controversial leading men. From...
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Yes Please

Amy Poehler · Dey St.
Pages: 329
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDo you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on Comedy Central's Upright Citizens Brigade? Do you want to spend some time with the lady who made you howl with laughter on Saturday Night Live, and in movies like Baby Mama, Blades of Glory, and They...
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Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers

Leslie Bennetts · Little
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

The definitive book about Joan Rivers' tumultuous, victorious, tragic, hilarious, and fascinating life.Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life...
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