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T Bone Burnett: A Life in Pursuit

Lloyd Sachs · University of Texas Press
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

T Bone Burnett is a unique, astonishingly prolific music producer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and soundtrack visionary. Renowned as a studio maven with a Midas touch, Burnett is known for lifting artists to their greatest heights, as he did with Raising Sand, the multiple Grammy Award-winning...
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Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook

Clive James · Yale Univ Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

A world-renowned media and cultural critic offers an insightful analysis of serial TV drama and the modern art of the small screen Television and TV viewing are not what they once were - and that's a good thing, according to award-winning author and critic Clive James. Since serving...
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A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century

William F Jr Buckley · Crown
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A unique collection of eulogies of the twentieth century's greatest figures, written by conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. and compiled by National Review and Fox News White House correspondent James Rosen In a half-century on the national stage, William F. Buckley Jr. achieved unique...
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Hemingway in Love: His Own Story

A. E. Hotchner · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary's Hospital. It would be the last time they spoke: a few weeks later, Ernest Hemingway was released home, where he took his own life. Their final conversation was also the final installment in a story...
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The Man with the Poison Gun: A Cold War Spy Story

Serhii Plokhy · Basic Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

"From one of the foremost historians of the former Soviet Union, a nonfiction spy thriller about a KGB assassin whose defection to the West changed the face of Cold War espionage" In the fall of 1961, KGB assassin Bogdan Stashinsky defected to West Germany. After spilling his secrets...
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In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett

Tony Fletcher · Oxford University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Wilson Pickett was arguably the greatest male soul screamer of the 1960s and '70s. With a career spanning half a century, he sold millions of albums and tens of millions of singles, leaving a legacy of unforgettable hits, including "In the Midnight Hour," "Land of 1000 Dances,"...
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Uproot: Travels in 21st-Century Music and Digital Culture

Jace Clayton · Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In 2001, Jace Clayton was an unknown DJ who recorded a three-turntable, sixty-minute mix called Gold Teeth Thiefand put it online to share with his friends. Within months, the mix became an international calling card, whisking Clayton away to a sprawling, multi-tiered nightclub in Zagreb,...
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Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man

William Shatner · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles, in a new science fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes...
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The Cannibal Queen: An Aerial Odyssey Across America

Stephen Coonts · Pocket Books
Pages: 344
Format: Book

The author of Flight of the Intruder recounts his three-month, forty-eight-state flight into the heart of America in a 1942 Stearman bi-plane, describing the panorama of forests, mountains, rivers, and valleys beneath him.
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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

BRUCE HANDY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An irresistible, nostalgic, and insightful - and totally original - ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy.In 1690, the dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children's book, was published in Boston....
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United

Cory Booker · Ballantine Books
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future. Raised in northern New Jersey, Cory Booker went to Stanford...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels · Univ Of Illinois Press
Pages: 712
Format: Print book

Having guided the nation through the worst economic crisis in its history, Franklin Delano Roosevelt by 1939 was turning his attention to a world on the brink of war. The second part of Roger Daniels's biography focuses on FDR's growing mastery in foreign affairs. Relying on FDR's...
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Delta Lady: A Memoir

Rita Coolidge · Harpercollins
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter bares her heart and soul in this intimate memoir, a story of music, stardom, love, family, heritage, and resilience.She inspired songs - Leon Russell wrote "A Song for You" and "Delta Lady" for her, Stephen Stills...
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Down City: A Daughter's Story of Love, Memory, and Murder

Leah Carroll · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

Like James Ellroy's, My Dark Places, DOWN CITY is a gripping narrative built of memory and reportage, and Leah Carroll's portrait of Rhode Island is sure to take a place next Mary Karr's portrayal of her childhood in East Texas and David Simon's gritty Baltimore. Leah Carroll's mother,...
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