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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

David Goldblatt · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 516
Format: Paperback

"A people's history of the Olympics." -- New York Times Book ReviewA Boston Globe Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the YearThe Games is best-selling sportswriter David Goldblatt's sweeping, definitive history of the modern Olympics. Goldblatt...
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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great...
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The Black Bruins: The Remarkable Lives of UCLA's Jackie Robinson, Woody Strode, Tom Bradley, Kenny Washington, and Ray Bartlett

JAMES W JOHNSON · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

The Black Bruins chronicles the inspirational lives of five African American athletes who faced racial discrimination as teammates at UCLA in the late 1930s. Best known among them was Jackie Robinson, a four?star athlete for the Bruins who went on to break the color barrier in Major League...
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The World of A Wrinkle in Time: The Making of the Movie

Kate Egan · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Travel through time and space on an epic adventure with Disney's major motion picture A Wrinkle in Time!This keepsake book takes readers behind the scenes of Disney's film adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's timeless novel. Complete with interviews and photographs of the cast...
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Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, and Other Trends We Can't Stop Watching

Kevin Allocca · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From YouTube's Head of Culture and Trends, a rousing and illuminating behind-the-scenes exploration of internet video's massive impact on our world.Whether your favorite YouTube video is a cat on a Roomba, "Gangnam Style," the "Bed Intruder" song, an ASAPscience explainer,...
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Homey Don't Play That!: The Story of In Living Color and the Black Comedy Revolution

David Peisner · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Discover the fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and lasting impact of the trailblazing sketch comedy show that upended television, launched the careers of some of our biggest stars, and changed the way we talk, think, and laugh about race: In Living Color.Few television shows revolutionized...
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