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The Man Who Would Be Sherlock: The Real Life Adventures of Arthur Conan Doyle

Christopher Sandford · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A world-famous biographer reveals the strange relationship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's real life and that of Sherlock Holmes in the engrossing The Man Who Would Be Sherlock.Though best known for the fictional cases of his creation Sherlock Holmes, Conan Doyle was involved in dozens...
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The Allies: Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II

WINSTON GROOM · National Geographic
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author Winston Groom tells the complex story of how Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin--the three iconic and vastly different Allied leaders--aligned to win World War II and created a new world order.By the end of World War II, 59 nations were arrayed...
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Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of a Female Life on the Spectrum

Jennifer O'toole · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The face of autism is changing. And more often than we realize, that face is wearing lipstick.Autism in Heels, an intimate memoir, reveals the woman inside one of autism's most prominent figures, Jennifer O'Toole. At the age of thirty-five, Jennifer was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome,...
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The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors

Charles Krauthammer · Crown Forum
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, The Point of It All is an intimate collection of the influential columnist's most important works. Spanning the personal, political and philosophical - including never-before-published speeches and a major new essay about the effect...
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The Patch

John McPhee · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An "album quilt," an artful assortment of nonfiction writings by John McPhee that have not previously appeared in any bookThe Patch is the seventh collection of essays by the nonfiction master, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It is divided into two parts. Part 1, "The...
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles and More: 101 Stories of Angels, Divine Intervention, Answered Prayers and Messages from Heaven

Amy Newmark · Chicken Soup for the Soul
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Miracles, answered prayers, cases of divine intervention - they happen every day - strengthening our faith, giving us hope, and proving that good things do happen to good people!Miracles are all around us - we just have to look to see them. These powerful stories will deepen your faith...
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Gathering of Sisters: A Year With My Old Order Mennonite Family

Darla Weaver · Herald Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Spend a day with sisters. Once a week Darla Weaver bundles her children into the buggy, hitches up her spirited mare, and drives six miles to the farm where she grew up. There she gathers with her four sisters and their children for a day with their mother. In Gathering of Sisters, Weaver...
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Master the GED Test 2019

PETERSON'S. · Peterson's
Pages: 1008
Format: Paperback

Peterson's® Master the™ GED® Test 2019 is a comprehensive guide that offers the essential test-prep and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including practice tests, subject review, and expert tips on how to score high on each GED test. Readers will find...
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Beginner's Norwegian with Online Audio

Laura Ži?kait?-Hansen · Hippocrene Books
Pages: 290
Format: Paperback

Norwegian (Bokmål) is a North Germanic language, and an official language of Norway with 5 million speakers. This popular guide is also a useful resource for students of the mutually intelligible Nordic languages Swedish and Danish. Ideal for those new to Norwegian, learning at home...
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Algebra: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

HUGH NEILL · Teach Yourself
Pages: 388
Format: Paperback

Algebra: A Complete Introduction is the most comprehensive yet easy-to-use introduction to using Algebra.Written by a leading expert, this book will help you if you are studying for an important exam or essay, or if you simply want to improve your knowledge.The book covers all the key areas...
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Smart Ass: How a Donkey Challenged Me to Accept His True Nature & Rediscover My Own

Margaret Winslow · New World Library
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

How do you resolve a midlife crisis? Margaret Winslow, an overworked college professor in New York City, answered a for-sale ad for a "Large White Saddle Donkey." Hilarity ensued, along with life-threatening injuries and spirit-enriching insight. Walk with Winslow and Caleb the donkey...
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Wasn't That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America

Jesse Jarnow · Da Capo Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic untold story of the Weavers, the hit-making folk-pop quartet destroyed with the aid of the United States government--and who changed the world, anyway Following a series of top 10 hits that became instant American standards, the Weavers dissolved at the height of their fame....
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Know It All Jazz: The 50 Crucial Concepts, Styles, and Performers, Each Explained in Under a Minute

Dave Gelly · Wellfleet Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

For non-aficionados, jazz can be slippery and difficult to grasp. Jazz can leave a novice baffled, unsure how to listen, and with the question "How is it that they know what to play?"Know-It-All Jazz takes readers from the African-American roots and all the way to the global mix of styles...
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Writing Picture Books: A Hands-On Guide from Story Creation to Publication

Ann Whitford Paul · Writer's Digest Books
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Picture book author Ann Whitford Paul provides the background knowledge necessary to write picture books, which will appeal to editors, agents and children. Topics covered include researching the picture book market, creating characters, point of view, plotting and tips on writing rhyme.
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Crave: A Memoir of Food and Longing

Christine S. O'Brien · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Do you mind that I'm going to be writing a book about the fact that I was hungry?" I asked my mother. "Just tell a good story," she replied.Hunger comes in many forms. In her memoir, Crave, Christine S. O'Brien tells a story of family turmoil and incessant hunger hidden...
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Reagan: An American Journey

Bob Spitz · Penguin Press
Pages: 880
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents,...
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Untitled: & All the Things I Can't See in Front of Me

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE · Harper Design
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019

Sarah Janssen · World Almanac
Pages: 1008
Format: Paperback

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative...
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Statistics 101: From Data Analysis and Predictive Modeling to Measuring Distribution and Determining Probability, Your Essential Guide to Statistics

David Borman · Adams Media
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive guide to statistics - with information on collecting, measuring, analyzing, and presenting statistical data - continuing the popular 101 series. Data is everywhere. In the age of the internet and social media, we're responsible for consuming, evaluating, and analyzing...
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All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson

Mark Griffin · Harper
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the deeply complex and widely misunderstood matinee idol of Hollywood's Golden Age.Devastatingly handsome, broad-shouldered and clean-cut, Rock Hudson was the ultimate movie star. The embodiment of romantic masculinity in American film throughout the '50s and '60s,...
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Let's Go (So We Can Get Back) : A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.

JEFF TWEEDY · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The singer, guitarist, and songwriter, best known for this work with Wilco, opens up about his past, his songs, the music, and the people that have inspired him.Few bands have inspired as much devotion as the Chicago rock band Wilco, and it's thanks, in large part, to the band's singer,...
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The 2019 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson · Sourcebooks
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

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Beastie Boys Book

Adam Horovitz · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

A panoramic experience that tells the story of Beastie Boys, a book as unique as the band itself - by band members AD-ROCK and Mike D, with contributions from Amy Poehler, Colson Whitehead, Spike Jonze, Wes Anderson, Luc Sante, and more. Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981,...
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Visualizing The Beatles: A Complete Graphic History of the World's Favorite Band

JOHN PRING · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Rob SheffieldFilled with stunning full-color infographics, a unique, album-by-album visual history of the evolution of the Beatles that examines how their style, their sound, their instruments, their songs, their tours, and the world they inhabited transformed over the course...
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The End of the End of the Earth: Essays

JONATHAN FRANZEN · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The CorrectionsIn The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigor to the themes -- both human and literary...
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Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

MARK DERY · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth.But who was this...
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Why Religion?: A Personal Story

ELAINE PAGELS · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help...
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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

Neil Gaiman · William Morrow
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

A stunning and timely creative call-to-arms combining four extraordinary written pieces by Neil Gaiman illustrated with the striking four-color artwork of Chris Riddell."The world always seems brighter when you've just made something that wasn't there before." - Neil GaimanDrawn...
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In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The devastating biography of Marie Colvin, the foremost war reporter of her generation, who was killed in Syria in 2012When Marie Colvin was killed by an IED in Homs, Syria, in 2012, at age fifty-six, the world lost one of its most fearless, accomplished, and iconoclastic war correspondents,...
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National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. · National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

National Geographic's dazzling photography book of visual wonders, shot by some of the world's finest photographers, reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. This New York Times bestseller features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade...
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