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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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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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Elizabeth Revealed: 500 Facts About The Queen and Her World

Lucinda Hawksley · Scala Arts Publishers Inc.
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

* A lively and affectionate celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's long and eventful life* Archive images and new photography combine to create a beautiful visual record of her reign* A fascinating glimpse into the private life of the monarchy* The wealth of information is presented...
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The Blind Photographer

Julian Rothenstein · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

The blind photographer cannot see a butterfly perched perfectly still on a flower, a bowl of sweet-smelling fruit, or a child's rattle on a darkened floor, but the mind's eye is sharply focused. How then, do blind or partially sighted people capture such extraordinary images? The photographs...
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I Know What I'm Doing -- and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches from a Life Under Construction

Jen Kirkman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 225
Format: eBook

New York Times bestselling author and stand-up comedian Jen Kirkman delivers a hilarious, candid memoir about marriage, divorce, sex, turning forty, and still not quite having life figured out.Jen Kirkman wants to be the voice in your head that says, Hey, you're okay. Even if you sometimes...
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The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables: The Enchanting Island that Inspired L. M. Montgomery

CATHERINE REID · Timber Press
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

Anne of Green Gables is a worldwide phenomenon that has sold over fifty million copies and inspired numerous films, plays, musicals, and television series. It has turned Prince Edward Island into a multimillion-dollar tourist destination visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year....
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The Light Between Us: Stories from Heaven. Lessons for the Living.

Laura Lynne Jackson · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

For readers of Proof of Heaven, the astonishing story of a woman with an extraordinary psychic gift - and a powerful message from the Other Side that can help us to live more beautifully in the here and now. Laura Lynne Jackson is a wife, a mother, a high school English teacher - and a psychic...
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Eating My Way Through Italy: Heading Off the Main Roads to Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Italian Table

Elizabeth Helman-Minchilli · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

A cultural and culinary celebration of everything that makes Italian cuisine great, from Rome's resident gastronomic expert After a lifetime of living and eating in Rome, Elizabeth Minchilli is an expert on the city's cuisine. While she's proud to share everything she knows about Rome,...
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The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World

Anthony M. Amore · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 284
Format: Print book

Art scams are today so numerous that the specter of a lawsuit arising from a mistaken attribution has scared a number of experts away from the business of authentication and forgery, and with good reason. Art scams are increasingly convincing and involve incredible sums of money. The cons...
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An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

DANIEL MENDELSOHN · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading--and reliving--Homer's epic masterpiece. When eighty-one-year-old Jay Mendelsohn decides to enroll in the undergraduate Odyssey seminar...
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Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Crime

Cutter Wood · Algonquin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes the facts aren't the only truth. When a stolen car is recovered on the Gulf Coast of Florida, it sets off a search for a missing woman, local motel owner Sabine Musil-Buehler. Three men are named persons of interest - her husband, her boyfriend, and the man who stole the car - and the residents...
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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

SAM KASHNER · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else - Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill - from the authors of Furious Love.When sixty-four-year-old Jackie Kennedy Onassis died in her Fifth Avenue apartment, her younger...
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The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder

Carolyn Murnick · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 244
Format: Hardcover

Recommended by NPR, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, New York Magazine, New York Post, and Bustle A gripping memoir of friendship with a tragic twist - two childhood best friends diverge as young adults, one woman is brutally murdered and the other is determined to uncover the truth...
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Notorious RBG : the life and times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Irin Carmon · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it asks to be read seriously. . . . That I responded so personally to it is a testimony to [its] storytelling and panache." - Jennifer...
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Over the Hills and Far Away: The Life of Beatrix Potter

Matthew Dennison · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Beatrix Potter is one of the world's bestselling, most cherished authors, whose books have enchanted generations of children for over a hundred years. Yet how she achieved this legendary status is just one of several stories of her remarkable and unexpected life. Inspired by the twenty-three...
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