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Carrie Fisher · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 162
Format: Book

This memoir from the bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking gives you an intimate, gossip-filled look at what it's like to be the daughter of Hollywood royalty.Told with the same intimate style, brutal honesty, and uproarious wisdom that locked Wishful Drinking...
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Kitchen Privileges : A Memoir

Mary Higgins Clark · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Clark, author of 27 bestselling novels, has shifted gears and written a memoir that speaks directly to readers. The touching collection of anecdotes begins with a Depression-era childhood in the Bronx lacking in money but rich with love. The author's mother, who told everyone, "Mary...
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Greetings from Utopia Park: Surviving a Transcendent Childhood

Claire Hoffman · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this engrossing, provocative, and intimate memoir, a young journalist reflects on her childhood in the heartland, growing up in an increasingly isolated meditation community in the 1980s and '90s - a fascinating, disturbing look at a fringe culture and its true believers.When Claire...
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The Fortress: A Love Story

Danielle Trussoni · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of Falling Through the Earth and Angelology returns with this much-anticipated memoir of love and transformation in France. The Fortress is Peter Mayle meets Eat, Pray, Love, a gorgeously written account of one woman's journey to the other side...
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The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes Gather to Solve the World's Most Perplexing Cold Cases

Michael Capuzzo · Gotham; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Documents the efforts of the Vidocq Society, an elite trio of gifted investigators, to solve such notorious cold cases as those of JonBenet Ramsey, the Butcher of Cleveland, and Jack the Ripper, and details their work with the world's top forensic specialists.
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Robert K. Massie · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prizewinning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to become one of the most remarkable,...
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Ponzimonium: How Scam Artists Are Ripping Off America

Commodity Futures Trading Commission · Commodity Futures Trading Commission; First edition
Pages: 90
Format: Paperback

Tells true stories of crime and punishment in a readable style that can inform and educate anyone who wants to find out how to identify and avoid becoming entangled in an investment fraud.
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Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully

Allen Kurzweil · Harpercollins
Format: Hardcover

The true account of one boy's lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.Equal parts childhood memoir and literary thriller, Whipping Boy chronicles prize-winning author Allen Kurzweil's search for his twelve-year-old nemesis, a bully named Cesar Augustus. The obsessive inquiry,...
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Victoria & Albert

John Goldsmith · A & E Television Network
Format: Print book

"The world remembers Queen Victoria as a staid and stately dowager in black, but Victoria and Albert shows the other side of the monarch who gave her name to an era-- the emotional young queen whose reign was shaped by her passionate love for her German-born husband, Prince Albert."--Container.
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Saul Steinberg: A Biography

Deirdre Bair · Nan A. Talese; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From National Book Award winner Deirdre Bair, the definitive biography of Saul Steinberg, one of The New Yorker's most iconic artists. The issue date was March 29, 1976. The New Yorker cost 75 cents. And on the cover unfolded Saul Steinberg's vision of the world: New York City,...
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Breaking the Code: A Father's Secret, a Daughter's Journey, and the Question That Changed Everything

Karen Fisher-Alaniz · Sourcebooks
Format: Book

On his 81st birthday, without explanation, Karen Fisher-Alaniz's father placed two weathered notebooks on her lap. Inside were more than 400 pages of letters he'd written to his parents during WWII. She began reading them, and the more she read, the more she discovered about the man she never...
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Inventing George Washington: America's Founder, in Myth and Memory

Edward G. Lengel · Harper; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Lengels Washington is the archetypal American soldier—an amateur citizen in arms who struggles to learn an unfamiliar and demanding craft on the job....Outstanding. —Publishers Weekly starred review on The Glorious StruggleEditor-in-Chief of the Washington Papers Project  Edward G. Lengel...
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The Death of Caesar: The Story of History's Most Famous Assassination

Barry Strauss · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The exciting, dramatic story of one of history's most famous events - the death of Julius Caesar - now placed in full context of Rome's civil wars by eminent historian Barry Strauss.Thanks to William Shakespeare, the death of Julius Caesar is the most famous assassination in history....
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Into the Lion's Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond

Larry Loftis · Caliber
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "A sensational book, telling a remarkable true story that few know, even those in the intelligence business. Written in the style of the best spy thrillers, the book is impossible to put down. A must read." - Michael Morell, CIA Director (acting, 2011,...
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