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Jane Austen, the Secret Radical

Helena Kelly · Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant, illuminating reassessment of the life and work of Jane Austen that makes clear how Austen has been misread for the past two centuries and that shows us how she intended her books to be read, revealing, as well, how subversive and daring--how truly radical--a writer she was....
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So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

ROGER STEFFENS · W W NORTON
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The definitive oral history of Bob Marley by one of the world's foremost reggae scholars. Bob Marley's life is the stuff of legend. Raised in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica, Marley (1945-1981) wrote songs that inspired millions. So Much Things to Say tells Marley's life story like never...
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The Gourmands' Way: Six Americans in Paris and the Birth of a New Gastronomy

Justin Spring · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A biography of six writers on food and wine whose lives and careers intersected in mid-twentieth-century France During les trente glorieuses -- a thirty-year boom period in France between the end of World War II and the 1974 oil crisis -- Paris was not only the world's most delicious, stylish,...
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First Ladies Vol II

Carl Sferrazza Anthony · Harper Perennial
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

The closing of a definitive two-volume history, First Ladies is the fascinating examination of the modern role of the Presidents' wives. Enlisting the cooperation of all living First Ladies and gleaning new perspectives from interviews with their families, friends, and staffs, Carl...
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Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill

Sonia Purnell · Viking
Pages: 436
Format: Print book

"Sonia Purnell has at long last given Clementine Churchill the biography she deserves. Sensitive yet clear-eyed, Clementine tells the fascinating story of a complex woman struggling to maintain her own identity while serving as the conscience and principal adviser to one of the most...
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Trying to Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel

Nicolaia Rips · Scribner
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"Hysterically droll, touching, elegant, and wise - a coming-of-age story from someone who possibly came of age before her parents" (Patricia Marx, New Yorker writer and bestselling author) , Trying to Float is a seventeen-year-old's darkly funny, big-hearted memoir about growing...
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J D Vance · Harper
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD "You will not read a more important book about America this year." - The Economist "A riveting book."...
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Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan

Amber Smith · Atria Books
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

The inspiring and riveting first-ever memoir of active combat by a female helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan.Amber Smith flew into enemy fire in some of the most dangerous combat zones in the world. One of only a few women to fly the Kiowa Warrior helicopter - whose mission, armed...
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Yo soy el hijo del cartel de Cali

William Rodríguez · Aguilar
Format: Print book

Yo soy el hijo del cartel de Cali es el testimonio de William Rodríguez Abadía, hijo y sobrino de Miguel y Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela, fundadores de una de las organizaciones criminales más temidas de Colombia en la década de los noventa. Por primera vez y con un tono íntimo, el heredero...
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His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt

Joseph Lelyveld · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, an intimate and hugely insightful account of Roosevelt's final months of life, when, despite a dire medical prognosis, he was determined to be re-elected, deal with Stalin, and bring the war to a successful conclusion. Franklin D. Roosevelt...
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My Own Words

Ruth Bader Ginsburg · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The first book from Ruth Bader Ginsburg since becoming a Supreme Court Justice in 1993 - a witty, engaging, serious, and playful collection of writings and speeches from the woman who has had a powerful and enduring influence on law, women's rights, and popular culture.My Own Words is a selection...
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On The Move

Oliver Sacks · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 525
Format: Large Print Hardcover

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: 'Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far'. It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...
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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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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

Kai Bird · Random House Inc
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird's compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history - a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West. On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded...
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The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home

Sally Mott Freeman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 588
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary, real-life adventure of three brothers at the center of the most dramatic turning points of World War II and their mad race to change history - and save one of their own.They are three brothers, all Navy men, who end up coincidentally and extraordinarily at the epicenter...
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