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Angels on Earth: Inspiring Stories of Fate, Friendship, and the Power of Connections

Laura Schroff · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the #1 New York Times and international bestselling authors of An Invisible Thread comes a heartwarming and inspiring book about the incredible impact that acts of kindness from strangers can have on the world around us.One day in 1986, Laura Schroff, a busy ad sales executive, passed...
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Disaster Falls: A Family Story

Stephane Gerson · Crown
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A haunting chronicle of what endures when the world we know is swept away On a day like any other, on a rafting trip down Utah's Green River, Stéphane Gerson's eight-year-old son, Owen, drowned in a spot known as Disaster Falls. That same night, as darkness fell, Stéphane huddled...
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Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein

John Nixon · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Set for release on the 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's execution, a riveting, revealing and newsmaking account of the CIA's interrogation of Saddam, written by the CIA agent who conducted the questioning. In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in history,...
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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard · Doubleday
Pages: 381
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime...
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The Meaning of Michelle: 15 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own

Veronica Chambers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'**"Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, 'When I grow up, I want to be just like her. I want to be that intelligent, confident, and comfortable in my own skin'." -- Roxane Gay"Even after...
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A History of American Sports in 100 Objects

Cait Murphy · Basic Books
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

What artifact best captures the spirit of American sports? The bat Babe Ruth used to hit his allegedly called shot, or the ball on which Pete Rose wrote, "I'm sorry I bet on baseball"? Could it be Lance Armstrong's red-white-and-blue bike, now tarnished by doping and hubris? Or perhaps...
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Snowden

Luke Harding · Vintage
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The official movie tie-in edition to Oliver Stone's major motion picture, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It began with a tantalizing, anonymous email: "I am a senior member of the intelligence community." What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought...
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Tudors Versus Stewarts: The Fatal Inheritance of Mary, Queen of Scots

Linda Porter · St. Martin's Press; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The war between the fertile Stewarts and the barren Tudors was crucial to the history of the British Isles in the sixteenth century. The legendary struggle, most famously embodied by the relationship between Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, was fuelled by three generations...
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The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters

Laura Thompson · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist...
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Wrestling for My Life: The Legend, the Reality, and the Faith of a WWE Superstar

David Thomas · Zondervan
Format: Hardcover

In Wrestling for My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE. Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith. With millions of fans, Michaels...
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The Elephants in My Backyard: A Memoir

Rajiv Surendra · Regan Arts
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Rajiv Surendra was filming Mean Girls, playing the beloved rapping mathlete Kevin Gnapoor, when a cameraman insisted he read Yann Martel's Life of Pi. So begins his "lovely and human" (Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy) tale of obsessively pursuing a dream, overcoming...
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Fully Alive: Discovering What Matters Most

Timothy Shriver · Sarah Crichton Books
Format: Hardcover

On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life.At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best teachers and mentors to guide us. In Fully Alive, an unusual and gripping memoir, Timothy Shriver shows...
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick · Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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Harry partch, hobo composer.

S Andrew Granade · Univ Of Rochester Press
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

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A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies, and a Murder Plot in the Houses of Parliament

John Preston · Other Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A behind-the-scenes look at the desperate, scandalous private life of a British MP and champion manipulator, and the history-making trial that exposed his dirty secrets As a Member of Parliament and Leader of the Liberal Party in the 1960s and 70s, Jeremy Thorpe's bad behavior snuck...
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