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Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Arthur Lubow · Ecco Press
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the beguiling Diane Arbus, one of the most influential and important photographers of the twentieth century, a brilliant and absorbing exposition that links the extraordinary arc of her life to her iconic photographsDiane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer brings...
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Forward: A Memoir

Abby Wambach · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." - NPR"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." - Sheryl Sandberg,...
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Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison

Shaka Senghor · Convergent, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at the University of Michigan, a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands.In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. Shaka Senghor...
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A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

Steve Kemper · W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.Frederick Russell Burnham's (1861-1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller. One of the few people who could turn his garrulous...
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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby. · Penguin Press
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late '80s and '90s.There were many reasons...
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A Country Between: Making a Home Where Both Sides of Jerusalem Collide

Stephanie Saldana · Sourcebooks
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"Behind every dark moment, there is another hidden world. The trick is to hold out long enough to make it there."When American writer Stephanie Saldaña finds herself in an empty house at the beginning of Nablus Road, the dividing line between East and West Jerusalem, she is a new wife...
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So High a Blood: The Story of Margaret Douglas, the Tudor that Time Forgot

Morgan Ring · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Niece to Henry VIII, heir to the throne, courtier at risk of being killed, spy-mistress, and ambitious political player, Lady Margaret Douglas is a vital new character in the Tudor story.Amidst the Christmas revels of 1530, a fifteen-year-old girl arrived at the court of King Henry VIII....
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The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs

Elaine Sciolino · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Elaine Sciolino, the former Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, invites us on a tour of her favorite Parisian street, offering an homage to street life and the pleasures of Parisian living. "I can never be sad on the rue des Martyrs, " Sciolino explains, as she celebrates...
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Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise

Lucinda Hawksley · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Princess Louise, may be destined to remain hidden forever. What was so dangerous about this artistic, tempestuous royal that her life has been documented more by rumor and gossip than hard facts? When Lucinda Hawksley started to investigate,...
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Herbert Hoover: A Life

Glen Jeansonne · New American Library
Pages: 455
Format: Print book

"At last, a biography of Herbert Hoover that captures the man in full ... [Jeansonne] has splendidly illuminated the arc of one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century." - David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Freedom from FearPrizewinning historian...
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The First Sin of Ross Michael Carlson

Michael P Weissberg · Delacorte Press
Pages: 286
Format: Hardcover

An account of the crimes of a man with Multiple Personality Disorder describes how Ross Michael Carlson brutally shot his parents and discusses the justice in holding someone responsible for a crime committed by an alternate personality.
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Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Philip Ross Bullock · Reaktion Books
Pages: 219
Format: Print book

When Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky died of cholera in 1893, he was without a doubt Russia's most celebrated composer. Drawing extensively on Tchaikovsky's uncensored letters and diaries, this richly documented biography explores the composer's life and works, as well as the larger...
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Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir

Padma Lakshmi · Ecco
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

A vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph, Love, Loss, and What We Atetraces Padma Lakshmi s unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera a tantalizing blend of Ruth Reichl s Tender at the Bone and Nora Ephron s HeartburnLong before...
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Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter

Barbara Leaming · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 292
Format: Audiobook

Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father's acknowledged "favorite of all the children" and her brother Jack's "psychological twin." She was the Kennedy of Kennedys, sure of her privilege, magnetically...
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The Who on the Who: Interviews and Encounters

Sean Egan · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover

The Who were a mass of contradictions. They brought intellect to rock but were the darlings of punks. They were the quintessential studio act yet were also the greatest live attraction in the world. They perfectly meshed on stage and displayed a complete lack of personal chemistry offstage....
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