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The Mind of a Terrorist: David Headley, the Mumbai Massacre, and His European Revenge

Kaare Sørensen · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Written with the pacing of a thriller, a veteran journalist's account of the terrorist behind the Mumbai attacks.David Headley, the American-Pakistani also known as Daood Gilani, lived a double life. One day he would stroll through Central Park in his tailored Armani suit as a true...
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Poetry Will Save Your Life: A Memoir

Jill Bialosky · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Bialosky's erudite and instructive approach to poetry [is] itself a refreshing tonic." - Chicago Tribune "Wisdom and deep compassion...make [Bialosky's book] a tremendous asset both to readers and other writers." - The Washington Post An unconventional and inventive...
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Like a Bat Out of Hell: The Larger than Life Story of Meat Loaf

Mick Wall · Trapeze
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"I never wanted to be a big star. I just wanted to be the biggest at what I do! Powerful, unstoppable, heavy - when that word still meant something good!" - Meat Loaf, as told to Mick Wall Everything in the story of Meat Loaf is big. From the place he was born (Texas) ; to the family...
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The Electric Pencil: Drawings from Inside State Hospital No. 3

Edward Deeds · Princeton Architectural Press, 2016.
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Deeds's subtle, meticulous, and wildly imaginative pencil and crayon drawings portray an unusual cast of characters: nineteenth-century dandies, Civil War soldiers, antique cars, fantastic boats and trains, country landscapes dotted with roaming animals, and fanciful architecture. None...
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Waylon: Tales of My Outlaw Dad

Terry Jennings · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Outlaw country music icon Waylon Jennings' son, Terry, provides an intimate and revealing look at the life and times of his father, on and off the stage.Born when Waylon was only nineteen years old, Terry grew up more like Waylon's brother. On the road together, they toured with legends...
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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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Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes

Michael Sims · Bloomsbury
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

As a young medical student, Arthur Conan Doyle studied in Edinburgh under the vigilant eye of a diagnostic genius, Dr. Joseph Bell. Doyle often observed Bell identifying a patient's occupation, hometown, and ailments from the smallest details of dress, gait, and speech. Although Doyle...
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The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia

Susan Jaques · Pegasus Books, 2016.
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Ruthless and passionate, Catherine the Great is singularly responsible for amassing one of the most awe-inspiring collections of art in the world and turning St. Petersburg in to a world wonder. The Empress of Art brings to life the creation of this captivating woman's greatest legacy...
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I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir

Brian Wilson · Da Capo Press
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

They say there are no second acts in American lives, and third acts are almost unheard of. That's part of what makes Brian Wilson's story so astonishing.As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the most groundbreaking and timeless popular music ever...
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A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound

DONNA GASBARRE KRISTINE HYLTON · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Today, Donna Hylton is a groundbreaking advocate for criminal justice reform--she was a featured speaker at the 2017 Women's March on Washington, and she works hand-in-hand with other influential voices such as Eve Ensler, Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow) , and Rosario Dawson to ensure...
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Don't You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son

MARY CARTER BISHOP · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From a prizewinning journalist, Mary Carter Bishop, a moving and beautifully rendered memoir about the half-brother she didn't know existed that hauntingly explores family, class, secrets, and fate.Applying for a passport as an adult, Mary Carter Bishop made a shocking discovery. She had a secret...
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The Great American Read: The Book of Books

PBS · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series. What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with...
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In My Father's House: A New View of How Crime Runs in the Family

Fox Butterfield · Knopf
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist: a pathbreaking examination of our huge crime and incarceration problem that looks at the influence of the family--specifically one Oregon family with a generations-long legacy of lawlessness.The United States currently holds the distinction...
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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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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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