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This Might Get a Little Heavy: A Memoir

RALPHIE MAY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

There was a time when Ralphie May was one of the biggest standup comedians in the country, both by ticket sales and by tonnage. While some things changed -- Ralphie losthalf his body weight -- others did not: he will be remembered as one of the most successful comics of his time. Completed...
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Checkpoint Charlie: The Cold War, The Berlin Wall, and the Most Dangerous Place On Earth

Iain MacGregor · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, fascinating, and groundbreaking history of Checkpoint Charlie, the famous military gate on the border of East and West Berlin where the United States confronted the USSR during the Cold War.

East Germany committed a billion dollars to the creation of the Berlin Wall in the early...
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Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & beyond

Sabrina Ghayour · Interlink Pub Group
Format: Hardcover

A FABULOUS COLLECTION OF RECIPES FROM ONE OF THE STRONGEST VOICES IN MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD TODAYA celebration of the food and flavors from the regions near the Southern and Eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, with over 100 recipes for modern and accessible Middle Eastern dishes, including...
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The Gluten-Free Revolution: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know about Losing the Wheat, Reclaiming Your Health, and Eating Happily Ever After

Jax Peters Lowell · Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Pages: 656
Format: Print book

An expanded, revised, and exhaustively updated 20th anniversary edition of the book that fired the first shot--a comprehensive and entertaining guide to living gluten-freeWay ahead of its time, the original edition of this book, Against the Grain, was the first book of its kind: a funny,...
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The New Plant Parent: Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family

Darryl Cheng · Abrams Image
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

For indoor gardeners everywhere, Darryl Cheng offers a new way to grow healthy house plants. He teaches the art of understanding a plant's needs and giving it a home with the right balance of light, water, and nutrients. After reading Cheng, the indoor gardener will be far less the passive...
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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten Surgeon

Cherry Lewis · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A colorful and absorbing portrait of James Parkinson and the turbulent, intellectually vibrant world of Georgian London.

Parkinson's disease is one of the most common forms of dementia, with 60,000 new cases each year in the United States alone, yet few know anything about the man the disease...
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She Explores: Stories of Life-Changing Adventures on the Road and in the Wild

Gale Straub · Chronicle Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

For every woman who has ever been called outdoorsy comes a collection of stories that inspires unforgettable adventure.

Beautiful, empowering, and exhilarating, She Explores is a spirited celebration of female bravery and courage, and an inspirational companion for any woman who wants...
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JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement, and Tax Planning

Stewart H. Welch III · John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

Current, relevant estate, retirement and tax planning strategies with expert insight and advice JK Lasser's New Rules for Estate, Retirement and Tax Planning is the authoritative guide to estate, retirement and tax planning, fully updated to reflect new changes and legal updates. Written...
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The Ungrateful Refugee: What Immigrants Never Tell You

Dina Nayeri · Catapult
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"With inventive, powerful prose, Nayeri demonstrates what should be obvious: that refugees give up everything in their native lands only when absolutely necessary . . . A unique, deeply thought-out refugee saga perfect for our moment." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)...

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Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic, and the One Thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors

Denise George · Berkley Pub Group
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The compelling biography of the violinist who founded the Palestine Symphony Orchestra and saved hundreds of people from Hitler - as seen in Josh Aronson's documentary Orchestra of Exiles."The true artist does not create art as an end in itself. He creates art for human beings....
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Cocktail Noir: From Gangsters and Gin Joints to Gumshoes and Gimlets

Scott Deitche · Reservoir Square Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Catering to lovers of the well-written word and the well-mixed drink, Cocktail Noir is a lively look at the intertwining of alcohol and the underworld -- represented by authors of crime both true and fictional and their glamorously disreputable characters, as well as by real life gangsters...
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'Tis the Season to Be Felt-y: Over 40 Handmade Holiday Decorations

Kathy Sheldon · Lark Books (NC)
Pages: 132
Format: Print book

Fa la la la . . . MORE! Crafters couldn't get enough of the adorable projects in Fa la la la Felt, so here are over 40 new whimsical felt crafts to celebrate Christmas with handmade style. Many of the same awesomely talented designers (and several new ones!) have returned to create...
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Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

ANNE HELEN PETERSEN · Plume
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

**One of NPR's Best Books of 2017**

"Petersen's gloriously bumptious, brash ode to nonconforming women suits the needs of this dark moment. Her careful examination of how we eviscerate the women who confound or threaten is crucial reading if we are ever to be better."...
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The Odyssey of Echo Company: The Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle of Echo Company to Survive the Vietnam War

Doug Stanton · Scribner
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

A powerful work of literary military history from the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm's Way and Horse Soldiers, the harrowing, redemptive, and utterly unforgettable account of an American army reconnaissance platoon's fight for survival during the Vietnam...
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Rachael Ray 50: Memories and Meals from a Sweet and Savory Life: A Cookbook

Rachael Ray · Ballantine Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

America's favorite self-taught cook opens up about the most memorable moments of her life in this candid memoir-inspired cookbook featuring 125 all-new recipes.

"No matter the recipe, each of us changes a dish by our own preparation of it. It's the same with stories - once...
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