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Being Wagner: The Story of the Most Provocative Composer Who Ever Lived

Simon Callow · Vintage
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Simon Callow, the celebrated author of Orson Welles, delivers a dazzling, swift, and accessible biography of the musical titan Richard Wagner and his profoundly problematic legacy--a fresh take for seasoned acolytes and the perfect introduction for new fans.Richard Wagner's music dramas...
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Theft by Finding: Diaries

DAVID SEDARIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the makingIt's no coincidence that the world's best writers tend to keep diaries....
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Lacks Self-Control: True Stories I Waited Until My Parents Died to Tell

Roy Sekoff · Big a Books
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback

If David Sedaris, Chelsea Handler, Larry David, and Caitlin Moran had the unlikeliest orgy in history, the resulting love child might one day write a book like this rollicking collection of true tales from Roy Sekoff, the founding editor of the Huffington Post. Whether he's describing...
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True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness: A Feminist Coming of Age

CHRISTINE LAHTI · Harper Wave
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A fiercely intelligent, hilarious, and deeply feminist collection of interrelated personal stories from Academy, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and director Christine Lahti.For decades, actress and director Christine Lahti has captivated the hearts and minds of her audience...
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Room to Dream

DAVID LYNCH · Random House
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary, highly anticipated memoir from visionary filmmaker David Lynch In this memoir, David Lynch, co-creator of Twin Peaks and writer and director of groundbreaking films like Eraserhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive, opens up about a lifetime of extraordinary...
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Lou Reed: A Life

Anthony DeCurtis · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

The essential biography of one of music's most influential icons: Lou ReedAs lead singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and a renowned solo artist, Lou Reed invented alternative rock. His music, at once a source of transcendent beauty and coruscating noise, violated all definitions...
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Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You'll Never Hear

CARL HIAASEN · Knopf
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

This is Oh, the Places You'll Never Go--the ultimate hilarious, cynical, but absolutely realistic view of a college graduate's future. And what he or she can or can't do about it."This commencement address will never be given, because graduation speakers are supposed to offer encouragement...
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Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Bunmi Laditan · MIRA
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

Instant Bestseller"Freaking hilarious. This is the novel moms have been waiting for." - Jenny Lawson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Let's Pretend This Never Happened"Perfect for readers looking for a funny, realistic look at motherhood." - BOOKLIST (starred...
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In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox

Carol Burnett · Crown Archetype
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven...
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Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art

SAM WASSON · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Fosse, a sweeping yet intimate - and often hilarious - history of a uniquely American art form that has never been more popular. At the height of the McCarthy era, an experimental theater troupe set up shop in a bar near the University of Chicago. Via word-of-mouth,...
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The Girl on the Balcony: Olivia Hussey Finds Life after Romeo and Juliet

OLIVIA HUSSEY · Kensington
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 1968, Olivia Hussey became one of the most famous faces in the world, immortalized as the definitive Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo & Juliet. Now the iconic girl on the balcony shares the ups and downs of her truly remarkable life and career . . . At only sixteen-years-old,...
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The Magnolia Story

Chip Gaines · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's WeeklyAre you ready to see your fixer upper?These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves...
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My Voice: A Memoir

Angie Martinez · Celebra
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Radio icon Angie Martinez is "The Voice of New York." Now that voice speaks out about her experiences at the helm of the #1 radio show in the country and her unlikely path to the heart of hip-hop music. In her twenty years behind the mic at New York City's two biggest hip-hop...
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Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies

Owen Gleiberman · Hachette Books, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From a personal obsession with film, to an unorthodox mentorship with the legendary Pauline Kael, to establishing himself with the upstart Entertainment Weekly, Movie Freak is the memoir by veteran film critic Owen Gleiberman that will speak to anyone whose life has been changed by a great...
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None of My Business

P J O'ROURKE · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

After decades covering war and disaster, bestselling author and acclaimed satirist P. J. O'Rourke takes on his scariest subjects yet -- business, investment, finance, and the political chicanery behind them.Want to get rich overnight for free in 3 easy steps with no risk? Then don't buy this...
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