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Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises

Lesley M M Blume · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 332
Format: Print book

The making of Ernest Hemingway's"The Sun Also Rises, " the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world In the summer of 1925, Ernest Hemingway and a clique of raucous companions traveled to Pamplona, Spain, for the town s infamous...
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Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

Elizabeth Vargas · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic, " to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which...
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The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

Austin Reed · Random House,
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer - recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars - sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America. In 2009, scholars at Yale University came across a startling manuscript:...
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A House Full of Daughters: A Memoir of Seven Generations

Juliet Nicolson · Farrar
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

A family memoir that traces the myths, legends, and secrets of seven generations of remarkable womenAll families have their myths and legends. For many years Juliet Nicolson accepted hers--the dangerous beauty of her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation...
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Flesh Collectors: Cannibalism and Further Depravity on the Redneck Riviera

Fred Rosen · Open Road Distribution
Pages: 226
Format: Paperback

Jeremiah Rodgers and Jonathan Lawrence met in Florida's hospital for the criminally insane. Released, they went back to Lawrence's hometown of Milton, Florida, where they soon murdered Justin Livingston, Lawrence's mentally challenged cousin. The horror peaked when they brutally...
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A Brief Stop On the Road From Auschwitz

Goran Rosenberg · Other Press (NY)
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

This shattering memoir by a journalist about his father's attempt to survive the aftermath of Auschwitz in a small industrial town in Sweden won the prestigious August PrizeOn August 2, 1947 a young man gets off a train in a small Swedish town to begin his life anew. Having endured...
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Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee: From Scout to Go Set a Watchman

Charles J Shields · Henry Holt
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a WatchmanTo Kill a Mockingbird -- the twentieth century's most widely read American novel -- has sold thirty million copies and still...
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Loving Amy: A Mother's Story

Janis Winehouse · Thomas Dunne Books, 2016.
Pages: 297
Format: Print book

"Amy was one of those rare people who made an impact . . . She was a bundle of emotions, at times adorable and at times unbearable. . . . Amy's passing did not follow a clear line. It was jumbled, and her life was unfinished -- not life's natural order at all. She left no answers,...
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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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Death of a Princess.

Shaka Senghor
Format: eBook

New York Times BestsellerIn 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at universities, 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...
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Books for Living

Will Schwalbe · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the author of the beloved New York Times best-selling The End of Your Life Book Club, an inspiring and magical exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity. Why is it that we read? Is it to pass time? To learn something new? To escape from...
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Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield

Todd Mayfield · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Curtis Mayfield was one of the seminal vocalists and most talented guitarists of his era, and his music played a vital role in the civil rights movement. "People Get Ready" is the black anthem of the 1960s. On his Superfly album, rather than glorifying the blaxploitation imagery...
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We Have Your Daughter

Paula Woodward · Prospecta Press
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

In We Have Your Daughter:The Unsolved Murder of JonBenét Ramsey Twenty Years Later, Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist Paula Woodward offers an unprecedented insider perspective on the twentieth anniversary of one of the most heinous, sensationalized, unsolved crimes in American...
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Their Promised Land: My Grandparents in Love and War

Ian Buruma · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 365
Format: Large Print Hardcover

"The text of this Large Print edition is unabridged"--Title page verso.
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