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The State of Play: Creators and Critics on Video Game Culture
The State of Play: Creators and Critics on Video Game Culture

Dan Goldberg · Seven Stories Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

FEATURING: IAN BOGOST - LEIGH ALEXANDER - ZOE QUINN - ANITA SARKEESIAN & KATHERINE CROSS - IAN SHANAHAN - ANNA ANTHROPY - EVAN NARCISSE - HUSSEIN IBRAHIM - CARA ELLISON & BRENDAN KEOGH - DAN GOLDING - DAVID JOHNSTON - WILLIAM KNOBLAUCH - MERRITT KOPAS - OLA WIKANDERThe State of Play...
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The Great Movies IV
The Great Movies IV

Roger Ebert · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

No film critic has ever been as influential - or as beloved - as Roger Ebert. Over more than four decades, he built a reputation writing reviews for the Chicago Sun-Times and, later, arguing onscreen with rival Chicago Tribune critic Gene Siskel and later Richard Roeper about the movies...
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The Chess Player's Bible: Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game
The Chess Player's Bible: Illustrated Strategies for Staying Ahead of the Game

James Eade · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

Master the ancient art of chess, the game of kings. Now, novice players can learn quickly and at a glance the key techniques and classic moves of the chess masters. This fully revised and updated edition includes basic and advanced tactics, combinations, sacrifices, pawn structures, and annotated...
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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today
Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

Simon Morrison · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 507
Format: Print book

An enthralling, definitive new history of the Bolshoi Ballet, where visionary performances onstage compete with political machinations backstage.On a freezing night in January 2013, a hooded assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. The crime, organized...
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Master Builder 3.0 Advanced: Minecraft®™ Secrets and Strategies from the Game's Greatest Players
Master Builder 3.0 Advanced: Minecraft®™ Secrets and Strategies from the Game's Greatest Players

Triumph Books · Triumph Books
Format: eBook

The smash hit video game Minecraft continues to grow in popularity and in gameplay, adding more features and updating existing ones to make them richer and more complex. Players who mastered the basics with Minecrafter and leveled up with Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced can now become experts...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days
Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016
How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016

P. J. O'Rourke · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

This election cycle was so absurd that celebrated political satirist, journalist, and die-hard Republican P. J. O'Rourke endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. As P.J. put it, "America is experiencing the most severe outbreak of mass psychosis since the Salem witch trials of 1692....
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Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power
Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power

Neal Gabler · Yale University Press 2016.
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Barbra Streisand has been called the "most successful...talented performer of her generation" by Vanity Fair, and her voice, said pianist Glenn Gould, is "one of the natural wonders of the age." Streisand scaled the heights of entertainment - from a popular vocalist...
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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron
She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

Richard Cohen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist,...
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Conversations with Classic Film Stars: Interviews from Hollywood's Golden Era
Conversations with Classic Film Stars: Interviews from Hollywood's Golden Era

James Bawden · University Press of Kentucky
Pages: 424
Format: Print book

James Bawden: Seeing the way people behave when they're around you, is it still fun being Cary Grant?Cary Grant: I don't like to disappoint people. Because he's a completely made-up character and I'm playing a part. It's a part I've been playing a long time, but no way am I really Cary...
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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy
Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

Elizabeth Winder · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A city, a movie star, and one magical year.In November of 1954 a young woman dressed plainly in a white oxford, dark sunglasses and a black pageboy wig boards a midnight flight from Los Angeles to New York. As the plane's engines rev she breathes a sigh of relief, lights a cigarette...
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I'm Just a Person
I'm Just a Person

Tig Notaro · Ecco
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother...
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Scrappy Little Nobody
Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick · Touchstone
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An "honest, effortlessly funny, and alternatively relatable" (Harper's Bazaar) collection of autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, and Trolls, "Scrappy Little Nobody...
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Canada
Canada

Mike Myers · Doubleday Canada
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this instant national bestseller, comedy superstar Mike Myers writes from the (true patriot) heart about his 53-year relationship with his beloved Canada. Mike Myers is a world-renowned actor, director and writer, and the man behind some of the most memorable comic characters of our time....
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Peter O'Toole: The Definitive Biography
Peter O'Toole: The Definitive Biography

Robert Sellers · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Peter O'Toole was supremely talented, a unique leading man and one of the most charismatic actors of his generation. Described by his friend Richard Burton as "the most original actor to come out of Britain since the war," O'Toole was also unpredictable, with a dangerous edge...
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