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Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers
Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

Nick Offerman · Dutton Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the New York Times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation's history, from her inception to present day - Nick's personal pantheon of "great Americans."To...
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Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption
Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption

Ellis Cashmore · Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The first volume to examine the iconic Elizabeth Taylor in this light, Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption paints Taylor as the seminal representation of "celebrity." A figure of enormous charisma and cultural sway, she intrigued a global audience with her marriages...
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Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between
Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

Lauren Graham · Ballantine Books
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood - along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking...
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The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From The Next Generation to J. J. Abrams: The Complete, Uncensored, and Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek
The Fifty-Year Mission: The Next 25 Years: From The Next Generation to J. J. Abrams: The Complete, Uncensored, and Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek

Edward Gross · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 864
Format: Print book

This is the true story behind the making of a television legend. There have been many books written about Star Trek, but never with the unprecedented access, insight and candor of authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross. Having covered the franchise for over three decades, they've assembled...
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Elizabeth and Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of PopA Love Story
Elizabeth and Michael: The Queen of Hollywood and the King of PopA Love Story

Donald Bogle · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

One of the country's leading authorities on popular entertainment presents an eye-opening and unique biography of two larger-than-life legends - Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson - and their unlikely yet enduring friendship.From the moment Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson met, they...
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To Poo or Not to Poo: Philosophical Thoughts from the Smallest Room
To Poo or Not to Poo: Philosophical Thoughts from the Smallest Room

Tom Bell · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The average person spends one and a half years in the bathroom. That's over a year of staring at the floor tiles, picking their nails, or otherwise wasting time that could be spent becoming a deeper and more thoughtful human being. To Poo or Not To Poo is a reflective, yet entertaining...
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Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book
Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book

Bobby Bones · Dey Street Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A touching, funny, heart-wrenching, and triumphant memoir from one of the biggest names in radio, the host of The Bobby Bones Show, one of the most listened-to drive time morning radio shows in the nation.Growing up poor in Mountain Pine, Arkansas, with a young, addicted mom, Bobby Estell...
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How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much
How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much

Samantha Ellis · Vintage
Format: Paperback

While debating literature's greatest heroines with her best friend, thirtysomething playwright Samantha Ellis has a revelation - her whole life, she's been trying to be Cathy Earnshaw of Wuthering Heights when she should have been trying to be Jane Eyre. With this discovery, she embarks...
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It's Not Okay: Turning Heartbreak into Happily Never After
It's Not Okay: Turning Heartbreak into Happily Never After

Andi Dorfman · Gallery Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story - and its collapse - in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving...
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My Voice: A Memoir
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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The Underwriting
The Underwriting

Michelle Miller · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Hardcover

"A digital age Edith Wharton . . . hilarious, exhilarating, and so, so clever." - Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians **A Huffington Post, New York Post, Redbook and Metro Summer Reading Pick**Just when Tara Taylor is wondering why she works so hard to meet impossible standards,...
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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon
Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

Peter Ames Carlin · Henry Holt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames CarlinTo have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957, just months...
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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron
She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

Richard Cohen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist,...
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In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox
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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Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life
Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

William V. Madison · University Press of Mississippi
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Best known for her Oscar-nominated roles in the smash hits Paper Moon and Blazing Saddles, Madeline Kahn (1942-1999) was one of the most popular comedians of her time--and one of the least understood. In private, she was as reserved and refined as her characters were bold and bawdy. Almost...
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