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Change of Seasons: A Memoir

John Oates · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock 'n roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R&B. Meeting and teaming up with Daryl Hall in the late 1960s, they developed a style of music that was uniquely their own but never...
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The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy

Jean Kennedy Smith · Harper
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

In this evocative and affectionate memoir, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy, offers an intimate and illuminating look at a time long ago when she and her siblings, guided by their parents, laughed and learned a great deal under one roof.Prompted...
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Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance

Mark Whitaker · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place - Pittsburgh, PA - from the 1920s through the 1950s.Today black Pittsburgh is known as the setting for August Wilson's famed plays about noble but doomed working-class...
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T Bone Burnett: A Life in Pursuit

Lloyd Sachs · University of Texas Press
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

T Bone Burnett is a unique, astonishingly prolific music producer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, and soundtrack visionary. Renowned as a studio maven with a Midas touch, Burnett is known for lifting artists to their greatest heights, as he did with Raising Sand, the multiple Grammy Award-winning...
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Night: A Memoir

Elie Wiesel · Hill and Wang
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A memorial edition of Elie Wiesel's seminal memoir of surviving the Nazi death camps, with tributes by President Obama and Samantha PowerWhen Elie Wiesel died in July 2016, the White House issued a memorial statement in which President Barack Obama called him "the conscience of the world."...
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Why Bob Dylan Matters

Richard F. Thomas · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"The coolest class on campus" - The New York TimesWhen the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated, while many others questioned the choice. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous...
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Yoga Fitness for Men

DEAN POHLMAN · DK
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

A no-nonsense introduction to yoga for men who want to build strength, improve performance, and increase flexibility.Maximize your athletic performance, reduce your post-workout aches, and help prevent injuries with yoga. With more than 25 yoga routines and over 50 key postures, you'll...
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The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire

Stephen Kinzer · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Overthrow and The Brothers brings to life the forgotten political debate that set America's interventionist course in the world for the twentieth century and beyond.How should the United States act in the world? Americans cannot decide. Sometimes we burn with righteous...
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Night Market: Delicious Thai Food to Facilitate Drinking and Fun-Having Amongst Friends

Kris Yenbamroong · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

If you love to eat Thai food, but don't know how to cook it, Kris Yenbamroong wants to solve your problems. His brash style of spicy, sharp Thai party food is created, in part, by stripping down traditional recipes to wring maximum flavor out of minimum hassle. Whether it's a scorching...
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The Other Custers: Tom, Boston, Nevin, and Maggie in the Shadow of George Armstrong Custer

Bill Yenne · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died at the Little Bighorn -- and so did their only sister's husband. Most do not realize that not one, not two, but three Custer brothers died with the 7th Cavalry at the hands of the Sioux and Cheyenne at Little Bighorn in 1876. So too did their...
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Mid-Life Ex-Wife: A Diary of Divorce, Online Dating, and Second Chances

STELLA GREY · Harper Paperbacks
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Nora Ephron meets Bridget Jones's Diary in Guardian columnist Stella Grey's heartrendingly honest, witty memoir about her online odyssey to find real love in a virtual world. "The literary equivalent of the When Harry Met Sally line, 'tell me I'll never be out there...
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Totally Buf: Your 6 week guide to becoming BEAUTIFUL, UNSTOPPABLE and FEARLESS

Libby Babet · Hamlyn
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The BUF Girls are Australia's revolutionary new team of fitness and nutrition gurus for a new generation of healthy-minded, empowered women.Being a BUF Girl isn't about competition, body image or comparison, it's about friendship and community, healthy bodies and healthy minds,...
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Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Required reading from the founder of MuslimGirl.com - a harrowing and candid memoir about coming of age as a Muslim American in the wake of 9/11, during the never-ending war on terror, and through the Trump era of casual racism.At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home...
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Hildegard of Bingen

Honey Meconi · University of Illinois Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

A Renaissance woman long before the Renaissance, the visionary Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) corresponded with Europe's elite, founded and led a noted women's religious community, and wrote on topics ranging from theology to natural history. Yet we know her best as Western...
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Convergence: The Idea at the Heart of Science

Peter Watson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

A brilliant history of science over the past 150 years that offers a powerful new argument - that the many disparate scientific branches are converging on the same truths.Convergence is a history of modern science with an original and significant twist. Various scientific disciplines, despite...
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