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In My Father's House: A New View of How Crime Runs in the Family

Fox Butterfield · Knopf
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist: a pathbreaking examination of our huge crime and incarceration problem that looks at the influence of the family--specifically one Oregon family with a generations-long legacy of lawlessness.

The United States currently...
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The Yellow House

Sarah M. Broom · Grove Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant -- the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed,...

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Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years

Julie Andrews · Hachette Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria.
In Home, the number one New York Times...
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Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

Christo Brand · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

Nelson Mandela as he has never been seen before His lifes sacrificesrecounted in vivid detailbytheprison guard with whom hebecame lifelong friends Raised in a multi-ethnic farming community Afrikaner Christo Brand was confused and saddened whenhe first confronted the realities of South...
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Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life

Ali Wong · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Ali Wong's heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero) cover everything they need to know in life, like the unpleasant details of dating, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession,...
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Bruce Lee: A Life

Matthew Polly · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

The first authoritative biography - featuring dozens of rarely seen photographs - of film legend Bruce Lee, who made martial arts a global phenomenon, bridged the divide between Eastern and Western cultures, and smashed long-held stereotypes of Asians and Asian-Americans.

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Portrait of a Phantom: Story of Robert Johnson's Lost Photograph, The

Zeke Schein · Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

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Encyclopedia of African-American Writing, Third Edition: Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Bryan Conn · Grey House Publishing
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

A timely survey of an important sector of American letters, The Encyclopedia of African-American Writing covers the role and influence of African American cultural leaders, from all walks of life, from the 18th century to the present. Readers will explore
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The Boy Who Knew Too Much: An Astounding True Story of a Young Boy's Past-Life Memories

Cathy Byrd · Hay House
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Mommy, I used to be a tall baseball player.""Yes, you will be a tall baseball player someday."With a look of exasperation, he stomped his foot and hollered."No! I was a tall baseball player - tall like Daddy!" What was my son trying to say to me? Did he mean...
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Augustus: First Emperor of Rome

Adrian Goldsworthy · Tantor Audio; Unabridged CD edition
Format: Audio CD

The dramatic story of Rome's first emperor, who plunged into Rome's violent power struggles at the age of nineteen, proceeded to destroy all rivals, and more than anyone else created the Roman Empire Caesar Augustus' story, one of the most riveting in Western history, is filled...
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Grace Notes: My Recollections

Katey Sagal · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Gripping, singular, and gorgeously reflective, Grace Notes is a memoir told in essays by beloved actress, Hollywood veteran, and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal - perfect for fans of Mary Louise Parker's Dear Mr. You and Patti Smith's M Train.

Popular and award-winning...
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Michelle Dean · Grove Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Pauline Kael, Joan Didion, Nora Ephron, Renata Adler, and Janet Malcolm -- these brilliant women are the central figures of Sharp. Their lives intertwine as they cut through the cultural and intellectual history...
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York's City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation

Brad Ricca · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

Recipient of the Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit
A 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review

"An express train of a story." -Kirkus Reviews
"Heroic...her inspiring story demands a hearing."...
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Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing

Jennifer Weiner · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

"I'm mad Jennifer Weiner's first book of essays is as wonderful as her fiction. You will love this book and wish she was your friend." - Mindy Kaling, author of Why Not Me?

"A fiercely funny, powerfully smart, and remarkably brave book. I was spellbound from...
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Look Alive Out There: Essays

Sloane Crosley · MCD
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Sloane Crosley does the impossible. She stays consistently funny and delivers a book that is alive and jumping." -- Steve Martin
From the New York Times-bestselling author Sloane Crosley comes Look Alive Out There -- a brand-new collection of essays filled...
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