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Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival

KELLY SUNDBERG · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"It is a hell of a thing to write about brutality and suffering with strength, grace, generosity and beauty. That's precisely what Kelly Sundberg has done in her gripping memoir about marriage and domestic violence. Sundberg's honesty is astonishing, how she laid so much of herself...
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Calypso

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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The Unknowns

PATRICK O'DONNELL · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is sacred ground at Arlington National Cemetery. Originally constructed in 1921 to hold one of the thousands of unidentified American soldiers lost in World War I, it now also contains unknowns from World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and receives...
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The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul

Eleanor Herman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Aja Raden, author of Stoned: "Herman has a delightful appreciation for all things beautiful and terrible. With her dishy signature style and a dazzling command of the facts, she brews up a heady mix of erudite history and delicious gossip."Hugely entertaining, a work of pop history...
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Milk!: A 10,000-Year Food Fracas

MARK KURLANSKY · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much spilt milk; a splatter of the goddess Hera's...
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Saving Sin City: William Travers Jerome, Stanford White, and the Original Crime of the Century

MARY CUMMINGS · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An operatic story of jealousy, obsession, vast fortunes, and moral crusaders set against the glittering backdrop of Gilded Age New York City.The murder of one of the most famous architects of the era, Stanford White -- whose mark on New York City is second to none -- became "The Crime...
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2019 U.S. Coin Digest: The Complete Guide to Current Market Values

David C Harper · Krause Publications
Pages: 320
Format: Spiral-bound

Enjoy the Ease of Knowing! Take the guesswork out of your collection with 2019 U.S. Coin Digest, the most comprehensive and easy to use color guide to United States coins on the market. Featuring professionally vetted values, complete coin listings, detailed coin images and a helpful "lay-flat"...
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Dylan on Dylan: Interviews and Encounters

Bob Dylan · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

In a 1969 conversation with Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, Bob Dylan proclaimed, "I don't give interviews." But in truth, he has spoken at length with print publications large and small and with broadcast media around the world, given numerous press conferences, and even answered...
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Princess: The Early Life of Queen Elizabeth II

Jane Dismore · Lyons Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In November 2017 the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. As a 13-year-old Princess, she fell in love with Prince Philip of Greece, an ambitious naval cadet, and they married when she was 21; when she suddenly became Queen at 25, their lives changed...
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Autumn in Venice: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse

Andrea Di Robilant · HighBridge Audio
Format: Audiobook

In the fall of 1948 Hemingway and his fourth wife traveled for the first time to Venice, which Hemingway called "a goddam wonderful city." He was a year shy of his fiftieth birthday and hadn't published a novel in nearly a decade. At a duck shoot in the lagoon he met and fell...
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Note to Self: Inspiring Words From Inspiring People

GAYLE KING · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Gayle King shares her favorite inspiring letters from the popular CBS This Morning segment Note to Self, in which twenty-first century luminaries pen advice and encouragement to the young people they once were.What do Congressman John Lewis, Dr. Ruth, Kesha, and Kermit the Frog wish they...
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The seasons of my mother : a memoir of love, family, and flowers

Marcia Gay Harden · Atria Books
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

"In this poetic and inspiring memoir, one of America's most revered actresses uses the imagery of flowers and the art of ikebana to depict the unique creative bond that she has had with her mother throughout the years--and how, together, they are facing her mother's struggle...
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ACT Prep 2019: 3 Practice Tests Proven Strategies Online

Kaplan Test Prep · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 936
Format: Paperback

Kaplan's ACT Prep 2019 has the essential strategies, realistic practice, and expert advice you need to face Test Day with confidence. Kaplan Test Prep is the Official Partner for Live Online Prep for the ACT. For more information visit kaptest.com/onlineprepliveKaplan is so certain...
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Turner Classic Movies: Must-See Sci-fi: 50 Movies That Are Out of This World

Sloan De Forest · Running Press Adult
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

Spanning nine decades and branded by the most trusted authority on film, Turner Classic Movies: Must-See Sci-Fi showcases 50 of the most shocking, weird, wonderful, and mind-bending movies ever made.From A Trip to the Moon (1902) to Arrival (2016) , science fiction cinema has produced...
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Once a Professor: A Memoir of Teaching in Turbulent Times

Jerold W Apps · Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Pages: 217
Format: Hardcover

Farm boy professor shares a life of lessons. "I never wanted to be a professor," writes Jerry Apps in the introduction to Once a Professor. Yet a series of unexpected events and unplanned experiences put him on an unlikely path - and led to a thirty-eight-year career at the University...
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Landwhale: On Turning Insults Into Nicknames, Why Body Image Is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass

Jes Baker · Seal Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

By the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body image movement, an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat womanJes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types--a...
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My Girls

TODD FISHER · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory and touching tribute to the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds written by the person who knew them best, Todd Fisher's poignant memoir is filled with moving stories of growing up among Hollywood royalty and illustrated with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia.In...
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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations

John McCain · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain - his most personal book in years - covering everything from 2008 up to the present.In a time when Washington, DC and the country is more polarized than it has been for decades, John McCain is the rare public figure who has earned the respect...
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India in the 21st century : what everyone needs to know.

Mira Kamdar · Oxford Univ Pr
Pages: 224

According to current projections, India will overtake China to become the most populous country on Earth by 2050. Its 1. 6 billion people will live in the world's second-largest economy, after China but ahead of the United States and the European Union. A democracy and an open society...
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