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Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret

Craig Brown · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A witty and profound portrait of the most talked-about English royalShe made John Lennon blush and Marlon Brando tongue-tied. She iced out Princess Diana and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. Andy Warhol photographed her. Jack Nicholson offered her cocaine. Gore Vidal revered her. Francis Bacon...
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Clancys of queens

Tara Clancy · Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Fifth-generation New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author Tara Clancy was raised in three wildly divergent homes: a converted boat shed in working class Queens, a geriatric commune of feisty, Brooklyn-born Italians, and a sprawling Hamptons estate she visited...
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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Luke Dittrich · Random House
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

"Oliver Sacks meets Stephen King"* in this propulsive, haunting journey into the life of the most studied human research subject of all time, the amnesic known as Patient H.M., a man who forever altered our understanding of how memory works - and whose treatment raises deeply...
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The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark

Meryl Gordon · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Born in 1906, Huguette Clark grew up in her family's 121-room Beaux Arts mansion in New York and was one of the leading celebrities of her day. Her father William Andrews Clark, was a copper magnate, the second richest man in America, and not above bribing his way into the Senate. Huguette...
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The Disabled Veteran's Story: The Sacrifices of our Veterans and Their Families

Miguel Reece · Createspace
Pages: 238
Format: Paperback

Our American Heroes: The Stories behind the Fight for Freedom and Democracy This book is not about the author. This book is not about the battle. This book is about military members who are now veterans. Their memories are about some of the most legendary battles as well as their own private...
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Through a Glass, Darkly: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the Quest to Solve the Greatest Mystery of All

STEFAN BECHTEL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

After the American Civil War, while bodies still littered battlefields, the movement known as Spiritualism began to sweep across America as thousands of people, mostly from shock and grief, tried to make contact with the recently departed. The movement captivated Europe as well, especially...
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The 15:17 to Paris: The True Story of a Terrorist, a Train, and Three American Heroes

Anthony Sadler · PublicAffairs
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

On August 21, 2015, Ayoub al-Khazzani boarded the 15:17 train in Brussels, bound for Paris. Khazzani's mission was clear: he had an AK-47, a pistol, a box cutter, and enough ammunition to obliterate every passenger on the crowded train. Slipping into the bathroom in secret, he armed...
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Hitler's Forgotten Children: A True Story of the Lebensborn Program and One Woman's Search for Her Real Identity

Ingrid Von Oelhafen · Berkley Caliber
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Created by Heinrich Himmler, the Lebensborn program abducted as many as half a million children from across Europe. Through a process called Germanization, they were to become the next generation of the Aryan master race in the second phase of the Final Solution. In the summer of 1942,...
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Isabella: The Warrior Queen

Kirstin Downey · Nan A. Talese; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in historyBorn at a time when Christianity...
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Love and Death in the Sunshine State: The Story of a Crime

Cutter Wood · Algonquin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes the facts aren't the only truth. When a stolen car is recovered on the Gulf Coast of Florida, it sets off a search for a missing woman, local motel owner Sabine Musil-Buehler. Three men are named persons of interest - her husband, her boyfriend, and the man who stole the car - and the residents...
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At the End of the World: A True Story of Murder in the Arctic

Lawrence Millman · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

At the End of the World is the remarkable story of a series of murders that occurred in an extremely remote corner of the Arctic in 1941. Those murders show that senseless violence in the name of religion is not only a contemporary phenomenon, and that a people as seemingly peaceful...
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Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression

David Leite · Dey Street Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The stunning and long-awaited memoir from the beloved founder of the James Beard Award-winning website Leite's Culinaria - a candid, courageous, and at times laugh-out-loud funny story of family, food, mental illness, and sexual identity.Born into a family of Azorean immigrants, David Leite...
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Undercover brother.

Eddie Huang · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 218
Format: Print book

"Fresh Off the Boat was Huang's story of growing up in his wild family as a first-generation Chinese-American in the comically hostile world of suburban America; a rejection of the typical narrative of assimilation, it was a rallying cry for cultural integrity. But as he entered adulthood...
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Queering the Kitchen: A Manifesto

Daniel Isengart · Outpost19
Pages: 54
Format: Paperback

Gay identity has long been openly linked to the decorative and performing arts - fashion, interior design, dance, opera, and theater. Daniel Isengart aims to add the culinary arts to the list. Even though gay men widely populate America's food industries, their role and impact remain...
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The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age

Myra MacPherson · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

A fresh look at the life and times of Victoria Woodhull and Tennie Claflin, two sisters whose radical views on sex, love, politics, and business threatened the white male power structure of the nineteenth century and shocked the world. Here award-winning author Myra MacPherson deconstructs...
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