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Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution

Todd S. Purdum · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American Century

They stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting, the creators of the classic Broadway musicals Oklahoma!, Carousel, South...

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Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days

Janice Dean · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Fox & Friends meteorologist Janice Dean explains how she purposefully finds the silver lining in every cloud, no matter what challenge she faces.

Janice is well-known for the infectious joy she brings to segments on Fox & Friends, no matter the weather. Yet many of her fans...

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Warner Bros: The Making of an American Movie Studio

MR DAVID THOMSON · Yale University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

Behind the scenes at the legendary Warner Brothers film studio, where four immigrant brothers transformed themselves into the moguls and masters of American fantasy

Warner Bros charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century...
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In Pieces

Sally Field · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time, and in her own gorgeous words--about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother.
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Sophia Loren: Movie Star Italian Style

Cindy De La Hoz · Running Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the humblest of beginnings in her native Italy, Sophia Loren would flourish on the world stage as one of the most beautiful and talented actresses the screen has ever known. A prize in a beauty contest at age 16 led to a career that has lasted more than sixty years and performances...
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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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Charlton Heston: Hollywood's Last Icon

Marc Eliot · Dey Street Books
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

This is the definitive biography of one of the most iconic, complex and enduring legends of Hollywood's golden age, whose major presence in American film, radio, television, stage and theater lasted beyond the second half of the 20th Century, and whose classic films are known throughout...

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Creating the Illusion

Jay Jorgensen · Running Press ;
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Marilyn Monroe made history by standing over a subway grating in a white pleated halter dress designed by William Travilla. Hubert de Givenchy immortalized the Little Black Dress with a single opening scene in Breakfast at Tiffany's. A red nylon jacket signaled to audiences that...

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Hark

SAM LIPSYTE · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant send-up of our contemporary culture from Sam Lipsyte, the critically acclaimed author of Home Land, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon he initiates.In an America convulsed by political upheaval, cultural discord, environmental collapse, and spiritual...
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American Princess: The Love Story of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

LESLIE CARROLL · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A behind-the-scenes look into the life of Meghan Markle and her romance with Prince Harry - a dishy, delightful must-read filled with exclusive insights for anyone obsessed with the Royal Family.Leslie Carroll's books on royalty are "an irresistible combination of People Magazine...
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We Cast a Shadow: A Novel

Maurice Carlos Ruffin · One World
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A bold, provocative debut for fans of Get Out and Paul Beatty's The Sellout, about a father's obsessive quest to protect his son - even if it means turning him white

"An incisive and necessary work of brilliant satire." - Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist

"You...
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Ava Gardner: A Life in Movies

Kendra Bean · Running Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Still renowned for her sultry screen performances, down-to- earth personality, and famed lifelong love affair with Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner left an indelible mark on Hollywood history and led a life as adventurous as any film script.

Ava is an illustrated tribute to a legendary...
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Ghostbuster's Daughter: Life with My Dad, Harold Ramis

Violet Ramis Stiel · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the daughter of Ghostbusters star Harold Ramis (and featuring a Foreword by Seth Rogen) comes a hilarious and heartwarming account of his life, work, and legacy.

Most of us know Harold Ramis as the filmmaker and actor who brought warmth and humor to the big screen...
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The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason

CHAPO TRAP HOUSE. · Touchstone
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The creators of the cult-hit podcast Chapo Trap House deliver a manifesto for everyone who feels orphaned and alienated - politically, culturally, and economically - by the bloodless Wall Street centrism of the Democrats and the lizard-brained atavism of the right: there is a better...
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Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe

Heather Webber · Forge Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm.

Nestled in the mountain shadows of Alabama lies the little town of Wicklow. It is here that Anna Kate has returned to bury her beloved...

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