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The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir

JENIFER LEWIS · Amistad
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The "Mega Diva" and legendary star of Black-ish looks back on her memorable journey to fame and the unforgettable life lessons she learned along the way.Jenifer Lewis keeps it real in this provocative and touching memoir by a mid-western girl with a dream whose journey from poverty...
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Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs from The Beatles Book Archive

Andy Neill · Omnibus Press
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

A selection of more than 300 images from the photo archive of The Beatles Book Monthly, previously unpublished or unseen in their original formWith each new issue, Beatles fans worldwide would voraciously devour the contents from cover-to-cover, discovering the Fab Four's latest news and activities...
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Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago

MAX ALLAN COLLINS · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

At last, the definitive account of the battle for Chicago: Legendary novelist Max Allan Collins and acclaimed rising historian A. Brad Schwartz combine talents in this groundbreaking dual biography of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the upright Prohibition...
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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

Jeffrey C Stewart · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 944
Format: Hardcover

A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro -- the creative African Americans whose art, literature,...
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Indefensible : the missing truth about steven avery, teresa halbach, and making a murderer.

Michael Griesbach · Kensington Pub Corp
Pages: 304
Format:  Print book : English

An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer - and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach. After serving eighteen years for a crime he didn't commit, Steven Avery was freed...
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Into the magic shop : a neurosurgeon's quest to discover the mysteries of the brain and the secrets of the heart

James R Doty · Avery
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

The author relates how a chance encounter in a magic shop with a woman who taught him exercises to ease his sufferings and manifest his greatest desires gave him a glimpse of the relationship between the brain and the heart, and drove him to explore the neuroscience of compassion and altruism.
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Brutally Honest

The tell-all memoir from the loudest, proudest Spice Girl - and the truth behind the headlinesAs one-fifth of the iconic Spice Girls and judge on X Factor and America's Got Talent, Melanie Brown, a.k.a Scary Spice, has been an international star since her twenties. Brutally Honest is an exposé...
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A Girl Walks Into a Book: What the Brontës Taught Me about Life, Love, and Women's Work

Miranda K Pennington · Seal Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

How many times have you heard readers argue about which is better, Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights? The works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne continue to provoke passionate fandom over a century after their deaths. Bronte enthusiasts, as well as those of us who never made it further than those...
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First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama

Joshua C Kendall · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 391
Format: Print book

Every president has had some experience as a parent. Of the 43 men who have served in the nation's highest office, 38 have fathered biological children and the other five adopted children. Each president's parenting style reveals much about his beliefs as well as his psychological make-up....
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York's City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation

Brad Ricca · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

Recipient of the Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional MeritA 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review"An express train of a story." -Kirkus Reviews"Heroic...her inspiring story demands a hearing." -The New York Times Sunday Book...
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The Last Stone: A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation

Mark Bowden · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

On March 29, 1975, sisters Katherine and Sheila Lyons, age 10 and 12, vanished from a shopping mall in suburban Washington, D.C. As shock spread, then grief, a massive police effort found nothing. The investigation was shelved, and mystery endured. Then, in 2013, a cold case squad detective...
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Biographic Hendrix

Liz Flavell · Ammonite Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Many people know that Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) was a pioneering guitarist and songwriter whose electric playing and performances were at the heart of Sixties pop culture. What, perhaps, they don't know is that he trained as a paratrooper in the Army; that his first guitar cost only...
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Thus I Lived with Words: Robert Louis Stevenson and the Writer's Craft

Annette Federico · University Of Iowa Press
Pages: 158
Format: Paperback

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) loved more than anything to talk about the craft of writing and the pleasure of reading good books. His dedication to the creative impulse manifests itself in the extraordinary amount of work he produced in virtually every literary genre - fiction, poetry,...
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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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Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma & Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge

BECKY AIKMAN · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"You've always been crazy," says Louise to Thelma, having just outrun the police in a car chase and locked an officer in the trunk of his own car. "This is just the first chance you've had to express yourself." In 1991, Thelma & Louise, the story of two outlaw...
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