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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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The Reason You're Alive: A Novel

MATTHEW QUICK · Harper
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook offers a timely novel featuring his most fascinating character yet, a Vietnam vet embarking on a quixotic crusade to track down his nemesis from the war.After sixty-eight-year-old David Granger crashes his BMW, medical...
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Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing

Jennifer Weiner · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

"I'm mad Jennifer Weiner's first book of essays is as wonderful as her fiction. You will love this book and wish she was your friend." - Mindy Kaling, author of Why Not Me? "A fiercely funny, powerfully smart, and remarkably brave book. I was spellbound from the first page...
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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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The Secret Art of Being a Grown-Up: Tips, Tricks, and Perks No One Thought to Tell You

Bridget Watson Payne · Chronicle
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Hello, grown-ups of all ages! Eclectic, bite-sized bursts of advice meet quirky illustrations in this playful guide to feeling like the grown-up we all wanted to be as a kid. From thoughts on the best way to open a champagne bottle to a short list of the kitchen tools you actually need,...
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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions...
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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

Diane Keaton · Random House Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Academy Award winner and bestselling author Diane Keaton comes a candid, hilarious, and deeply affecting look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself - no matter what anyone else thinks. Diane Keaton has spent a lifetime coloring...
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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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Search for Spock: A Star Trek Book of Exploration: A Highly Illogical Parody

ROBB PEARLMAN · Cider Mill Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Explore the settings of the hit show and movie franchise Star Trek in hopes of finding the evasive Mr. Spock in this ever-entertaining Trekkie version of Where's Waldo?Search all floors, crewmen and women, planetary settings, and plots explored by the brave Enterprise fleet members...
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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"

Lena Dunham · Random House; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMESNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, AND LIBRARY JOURNALFor readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely...
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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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Gold Dust Woman: A Biography of Stevie Nicks

Stephen Davis · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At 68, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock 'n' roller.Gold Dust Woman gives "the gold standard of rock biographers" (The...
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The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year

Andy Cohen · Henry Holt
Format: Hardcover

A year in the whirlwind life of the beloved pop icon Andy Cohen, in his own cheeky, candid, and irreverent wordsAs a TV Producer and host of the smash late night show Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed...
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Anyone Who's Anyone: The Astonishing Celebrity Interviews, 1987-2017

George Wayne · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From former Vanity Fair magazine's celebrity interviewer George Wayne comes a collection of piquant, poignant, and nostalgic interviews with some of the iconic personalities of our time, curated from his legendary magazine career.The man behind some of the most notorious celebrity interviews,...
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The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness

Paula Poundstone · Algonquin Books
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

"A remarkable journey. I laughed. I cried. I got another cat." - Lily Tomlin "Paula Poundstone is the funniest human being I have ever known." - Peter Sagal, host of Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me! and author of The Book of Vice "Is there a secret to happiness?"...
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Standing Strong

NOT AVAILABLE. · Gallery Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and New York Times bestselling author Teresa Giudice opens up about her tumultuous past year in her emotional new memoir Standing Strong.In her second memoir, Teresa chronicles her life since her release from prison and what it's been like to weather...
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I'll Never Write My Memoirs

Grace Jones · Gallery Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Legendary influential performer Grace Jones offers a revealing account of her spectacular career and turbulent life, charting the development of a persona that has made her one of the world's most recognizable artists.As a singer, model, and actress - a deluxe triple threat - Grace...
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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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Who Is Rich?: A Novel

Matthew Klam · Random House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A provocative and hilarious satire of love, sex, money, and politics in our new gilded age - the long-awaited first novel from the the acclaimed author of Sam the CatEvery summer, a once-sort-of-famous forty-two-year-old cartoonist named Rich Fischer leaves his wife and two kids behind...
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Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories, and Misadventures

JOELY FISHER · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Actress, director, entertainer Joely Fisher invites readers backstage, into the intimate world of her career and family with this hilarious, irreverent, down-to-earth memoir filled with incredible, candid stories about her life, her famous parents, and how the loss of her unlikely hero,...
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#WeRateDogs: The Most Hilarious and Adorable Pups You've Ever Seen

Matt Nelson · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Based on the social media sensation, #WeRateDogs features the most heroic, over-the-top adorable, wildly successful, all-around entertaining dogs the world has ever seen. It combines extraordinary photos with ridiculous captions to expand the knowledge and overall lives of its readers....
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Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night

Jason Zinoman · Harper
Pages: 345
Format: Hardcover

New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman delivers the definitive story of the life and artistic legacy of David Letterman, the greatest television talk show host of all time and the signature comedic voice of a generation.In a career spanning more than thirty years, David Letterman redefined...
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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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The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: The Mysterious Death of What's My Line TV Star and Media Icon Dorothy Kilgallen

Mark Shaw · Post Hill Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Was What's My Line TV Star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? If so, is the main suspect in her death still at large? These questions and more are answered in former CNN, ESPN,...
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Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections

Giuliana Rancic · Crown Archetype
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic. Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices...
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You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump

ALEC BALDWIN · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Political satire as deeper truth: Donald Trump's presidential memoir, as recorded by two world-renowned Trump scholars, and experts on greatness generally "I have the best words, beautiful words, as everybody has been talking and talking about for a long time. Also? The best sentences...
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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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Fat Girl Walking: Sex, Food, Love, and Being Comfortable in Your Skin...Every Inch of It

Brittany Gibbons · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

Told through a series of larger-than-life snapshots, a hilarious memoir in essays about love, sex, marriage, motherhood, bikinis, and loving your body, no matter what size you are from the acclaimed blogger and body image advocate.Brittany Gibbons has been a plus size her whole life. But instead...
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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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Amanda Wakes Up

ALISYN CAMEROTA · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Devil Wears Prada meets Primary Colors in this breezy summer read, as seen in The New York Times, People, and O MagazineWhen Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands the job of her dreams at FAIR News - the coveted morning anchor slot - she's finally made it: a six-figure...
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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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You Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You've Got to Get What You Want

Sarah Knight · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

You Do You is a down-to-earth, irreverent, and no-holds-barred guide to letting go of the weight of others' expectations and doubling down on your dreams to find real, lasting happiness.First, bestselling "anti-guru" Sarah Knight taught you to shed unwanted guilt and obligations...
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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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Rhett & Link's Book of Mythicality: A Field Guide to Curiosity, Creativity, and Tomfoolery

CROWN. · Crown Archetype
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the YouTube superstars and creators of Good Mythical Morning comes the ultimate guide to living a "Mythical" life, featuring stories and photos from their lifelong friendship, as well as awesomely illustrated tips for laughing more, learning more, and never taking yourself...
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Nevertheless: A Memoir

Alec Baldwin · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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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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Wordstruck!: The Fun and Fascination of Language

Susanna Janssen · Lexicon Alley Press
Pages: 325
Format: Paperback

Welcome to Susanna Janssen's wondrous world of words. In Wordstruck! you'll find a wealth of entertaining reflections on language full of humor, imagination, and insight. Anything goes, from the genius of Shakespeare to the unintentional hilarity of linguistic faux pas; from musings...
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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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