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Bon Jovi: The Story

Bryan Reesman · Sterling
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

With their catchy hooks, good looks, and irresistible pop-metal sound, Bon Jovi became one of the bestselling bands of all time. Bon Jovi: The Story is the first fully illustrated comprehensive book paying tribute to the mega-popular group from their beginning 30 years ago - when they shot...
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Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Kory Stamper · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made - a must read for word mavens. While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing them is in fact as lively and dynamic as language itself. With sharp wit and irreverence,...
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This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today

CHRISSY METZ · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A prescriptive and inspirational book of life lessons from the Emmy Award-nominee and breakout star of television's #1 hit show, NBC's This Is Us.Debuting in fall 2016, This Is Us quickly became America's most watched - and most talked about - network television show. Within weeks of its premier,...
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

MICHELLE MCNAMARA · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by Gillian FlynnAfterword by Patton OswaltA masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating...
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My Glory Was I Had Such Friends: A Memoir

AMY SILVERSTEIN · Harper Wave
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this moving memoir about the power of friendship and the resilience of the human spirit, Amy Silverstein tells the story of the extraordinary group of women who supported her as she waited on the precipice for a life-saving heart transplant.Nearly twenty-six years after receiving her first...
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My Mother's Kitchen: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and the Meaning of Life

Peter Gethers · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A funny, moving memoir about a son's discovery that his mother has a genius for understanding the intimate connections between cooking, people and lovePeter Gethers wants to give his aging mother a very personal and perhaps final gift: a spectacular feast featuring all her favorite dishes....
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Berlin for Jews: A Twenty-First-Century Companion

Leonard Barkan · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

What is it like to travel to Berlin today, particularly as a Jew, and bring with you the baggage of history? And what happens when an American Jew, raised by a secular family, falls in love with Berlin not in spite of his being a Jew but because of it? The answer is Berlin for Jews. Part...
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Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After

HEATHER HARPHAM · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that require nearly unimaginable choices.Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-roaming California girl, and Brian, an intellectual,...
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Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose

Joseph R Biden · Thorndike Press

""Promise me, Dad," Beau had told his father. "Give me your word that no matter what happens, you're going to be all right." Joe Biden gave him his word. Promise Me, Dad chronicles the year that followed, which would be the most momentous and challenging in Joe Biden's...
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Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White

Michael Tisserand · Harpercollins
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Schulz and Peanuts, an epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman that explores the turbulent time and place from which he emerged - and the deep secret he explored through his art.The creator of the greatest comic strip in history finally gets...
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Tears of Salt: A Doctor's Story

PIETRO BARTOLO · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of the man hailed as "the doctor on the front lines of the migrant crisis" (CNN) . For 25 years, Dr. Pietro Bartolo has run the lone medical clinic on the Italian island of Lampedusa. In that time he has rescued, welcomed, and cared for many of the hundreds...
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Mommy, What's That Number on Your Arm?: A-6374

Gloria Hollander Lyon · Xlibris
Pages: 394
Format: Print book

"Gloria Hollander Lyon bears witness to the Holocaust in this compelling memoir told from the rare viewpoint of someone who survived seven concentration camps. It is vivid in its detail of her remarkable courage escaping the fate of the gas chambers and provides powerful testimony...
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A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert

Karen Piper · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons installations on earth, by a young woman who came of age with missilesThe China Lake missile range is located in a huge stretch of the Mojave Desert, about the size of the state of Delaware....
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The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery's Early Life

Karin Roffman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The first biography of an American masterThe Songs We Know Best, the first comprehensive biography of the early life of John Ashbery -- the winner of nearly every major American literary award -- reveals the unusual ways he drew on the details of his youth to populate the poems that made...
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The Bridesmaid's Daughter: From Grace Kelly's Wedding to a Women's Shelter - Searching for the Truth About My Mother

NYNA GILES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A daughter's moving search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott -- once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and one of the first Ford models -- who later in life spent years living in a homeless shelter.Nyna Giles was picking up groceries at the supermarket one day when she looked down and saw the headline...
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