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Shanks for Nothing

Rick Reilly · Doubleday
Pages: 253
Format: Hardcover

The hilarious sequel to Rick Reilly's beloved bestselling golf novel Missing LinksLife is going pretty well for Raymond "Stick" Hart. He's happily married to the former Ponkaquogue Municipal Golf Club assistant pro, the beauteous Cajun firecracker Dannie, raising his rambunctious...
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I Hate Everyone...Starting with Me

Joan Rivers · Berkley Hardcover; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 1850"How do I hate thee? How much time do you have?" - Joan Rivers, 2012 Joan Rivers is a groundbreaking, award-winning, internationally renowned entertainment goddess. She's also opinionated...
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The Onion Presents: Love, Sex, and Other Natural Disasters: Relationship Reporting from America's Finest News Source: 0

The Onion Staff · Quirk Books; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Here are more than one hundred news stories of high-school sweethearts, college hook-ups, dating disasters, weddings, divorces, and restraining orders. From "18-Year-Old Miraculously Finds Soulmate in Hometown" to "Couple Forgets 70th Wedding Anniversary," these reports...
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Visiting Tom: A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace

Michael Perry · Harper; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

“Somewhere between Garrison Keillor’s idyllic-sweet Lake Wobegon and the narrow-mindedness of Sinclair Lewis’s Main Street lies the reality of small-town life. This is where Michael Perry lives.”—St. Paul Pioneer Press“Perry can take comfort in the power...
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Homeward Bound: The Life of Paul Simon

Peter Ames Carlin · Henry Holt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames Carlin

To have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957,...

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Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney's, Humor Category

John Warner · Knopf; 1 edition
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Now more than ever, Americans are troubled by questions. As sweaty modernity thrusts itself upon us, the veil of ignorance that cloaked our nation hangs in tatters, tattered tatters. Our “funny bones” are neither fun nor bony. Glum is the new giddy, and the old giddy wasn’t...
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Hollywood Enlists!: Propaganda Films of World War II

Ralph Donald · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

Frequently referred to as "the Greatest Generation," Americans of the World War II era were influenced by Hollywood's depictions of their nation, its role in world affairs, and the virtue of its involvement in the war. Stories of the bravery and heroism of the American military...
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The 50 Funniest American Writers*: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion

Andy Borowitz · Library of America; First edition
Format: Hardcover

Ever wondered who makes a very funny person laugh? Wonder no more. Brought together in this Library of America collection are Americas fifty funniest writers—according to acclaimed writer and comedian Andy Borowitz. Reaching back to Mark Twain and forward to contemporary masters such...
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William Shakespeare's Star Wars : verily, a new hope

Ian Doescher · Quirk Books
Pages: 174
Format: eBook

A retelling of Star wars in the style of Shakespeare, in which a wise Jedi knight, an evil Sith lord, a beautiful captive princess, and a young hero coming of age reflect the valor and villainy of the Bard's greatest plays.
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Tyler Oakley · Gallery Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Pop culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you his first collection of witty, personal, and hilarious essays written in the voice that's earned him more than twenty-one million followers across social media....
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My Extraordinary Ordinary Life

Sissy Spacek · Hyperion; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In her delightful and moving memoir, Sissy Spacek writes about her idyllic, barefoot childhood in a small East Texas town, with the clarity and wisdom that comes from never losing sight of her roots. Descended from industrious Czech immigrants and threadbare southern gentility, she grew...
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George lucas : a life

Brian Jay Jones · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George Lucas

On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named...
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Ian McKellen: A Biography

Garry O'Connor · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of Sir Ian McKellen from an acclaimed biographer

In 2001, Ian McKellen put on the robe and pointed hat of a wizard named Gandalf and won a place in the hearts of Tolkien fans worldwide. Though his role in the film adaptation of Lord of the Rings introduced...

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