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Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams--The Early Years 1903-1940

Gary Giddins · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From Bing Crosby's early days in college minstrel shows and vaudeville, to his first hit recordings, from his 11 year triumph as star of America's most popular radio show, to his first success in Hollywood, Gary Giddins provides a detailed study of the rise of this American star.
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Known and Strange Things: Essays

Teju Cole · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A transcendent first book of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief

Teju Cole is the rare writer whose work can stir conversation among opinion makers and become a viral sensation with the general public. Cole's debut...
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A Stash of One's Own: Knitters on Loving, Living with, and Letting Go of Yarn

CLARA PARKES · Abrams Press
Pages: 191
Format: Hardcover

Named one of the top 10 lifestyle books for fall 2017 by Publisher's Weekly.
In tales from twenty-one knitters, Clara Parkes examines a subject that is irresistible to us all: the yarn stash.
Anyone with a passion has a stash, whether it is a collection of books or enough yarn...
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Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir

Jillian Lauren · Plume
Format: Print book

"A punk rock Scheherazade" (Margaret Cho) shares the zigzagging path that took her from harem member to PTA member ... In her younger years, Jillian Lauren was a college dropout, a drug addict, and an international concubine in the Prince of Brunei's harem, an experience...
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Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home

Nina Stibbe · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

"Breezy, sophisticated, hilarious, rude and aching with sweetness: LOVE, NINA might be the most charming book I've ever read." --Maria Semple, author of Where'd You Go, BernadetteIn 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively...
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Never Grow Up

Jackie Chan · Gallery Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A candid, thrilling memoir from one of the most recognizable, influential, and beloved cinematic personalities in the world.

Everyone knows Jackie Chan. Whether it's from Rush Hour, Shanghai Noon, The Karate Kid, or Kung Fu Panda, Jackie is admired by generations of moviegoers...
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A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away: My Fifty Years Editing Hollywood Hits?Star Wars, Carrie, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mission: Impossible, and More

Paul Hirsch · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Paul Hirsch, the Oscar-winning film editor who worked on such classics as George Lucas's Star Wars and The...
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I Said Yes to Everything: A Memoir

Lee Grant · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 463
Format: Hardcover

Born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal in New York City, actress Lee Grant spent her youth accumulating more experiences than most people have in a lifetime: from student at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse to member of the leg­endary Actors Studio; from celebrated Broadway star to Vogue "It...
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Maeve Binchy: The Biography

Piers Dudgeon · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

Maeve Binchy's heartwarming tales of love, life, and loss made her one of America's best-loved storytellers. Her novels, which sold more than 40 million copies worldwide, captured imaginations on both sides of the Atlantic in a way that most authors only dream of. Seared with a truth...
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The Double Life of Paul De Man

Evelyn Barish · Liveright Publ.
Pages: 534
Format: Hardcover

A landmark biography that reveals the secret past of one of the most influential academics of the twentieth century. Over thirty years after his death in 1983, Paul de Man, a hugely charismatic intellectual who created with deconstruction an ideology so pervasive that it threatened to topple...
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