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I'll Be Damned: How My Young and Restless Life Led Me To America's #1 Daytime Drama

Eric Braeden · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this startling candid and poignant memoir, the legendary Emmy Award-winning star of The Young and The Restless, America's #1 soap opera, chronicles his amazing life, from his birth in World War II Germany to his arrival in America to his rise to humanitarian and daytime superstar for the past...
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In Their Lives: Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs

Andrew Blauner · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For readers who loved Tune In and Nick Hornby's Songbook, an anthology of essays from a chorus of twenty-nine luminaries singing the praises of their favorite Beatles songs. The Beatles' influence - on their contemporaries, on our cultural consciousness, and on the music industry...
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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 LucasOn 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 George...
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Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers

Leslie Bennetts · Little
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

The definitive book about Joan Rivers' tumultuous, victorious, tragic, hilarious, and fascinating life.Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life...
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The CRAZY Adventures of Steve: A Minecraft Novel

Minecraft Novel · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Format: Print book

From the Bestselling group comes the new amazing novel, The Crazy Adventures of Steve! Immerse yourself into the story with great characters, an incredible plot-line, and so many twists and turns that your head will be spinning. * Amazing Story! * Detailed Characters * Perfect For Kids!...
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There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story

Pamela Druckerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of BRINGING UP BÉBÉ investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face.When Pamela Druckerman turns 40, waiters start calling her "Madame," and she detects a disturbing new message in mens' gazes: I would...
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Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film

Don Graham · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A larger-than-life narrative of the making of the classic film, marking the rise of America as a superpower, the ascent of Hollywood celebrity, and the flowering of Texas culture as mythology.Featuring James Dean, Rock Hudson, and Elizabeth Taylor, Giant is an epic film of fame and materialism,...
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Malagash

JOEY COMEAU · ECW Press
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback

A precisely crafted, darkly humorous portrait of a family in mourning Sunday's father is dying of cancer. They've come home to Malagash, on the north shore of Nova Scotia, so he can die where he grew up. Her mother and her brother are both devastated. But devastated isn't good enough. Devastated...
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Who Is Rich?: A Novel

Matthew Klam · Random House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A provocative and hilarious satire of love, sex, money, and politics in our new gilded age - the long-awaited first novel from the the acclaimed author of Sam the CatEvery summer, a once-sort-of-famous forty-two-year-old cartoonist named Rich Fischer leaves his wife and two kids behind...
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Sing for Your Life: A Story of Race, Music, and Family

Daniel Bergner · Lee Boudreaux Books
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestsellerA New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post Notable Book A Publishers Weekly Book of the Year As seen on CBS This Morning, NPR's Fresh Air, and People MagazineA New York Times Book Review Editor's ChoiceA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the YearA Library Journal...
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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

Richard Cohen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist,...
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Walk Through Walls: A Memoir

Marina Abramovic · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

"I had experienced absolute freedom - I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain didn't matter, that nothing mattered at all - and it intoxicated me."In 2010, more than 750,000 people stood in line at Marina Abramović's MoMA retrospective for the chance...
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Planet Funny: How Comedy Took Over Our Culture

KEN JENNINGS · Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the brilliantly witty and exuberant New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings, a history of humor - from fart jokes on clay Sumerian tablets all the way up to the latest Twitter gags and Facebook memes - that tells the story of how comedy came to rule the modern world.For millennia...
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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

David Hallberg · Touchstone
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New York Times described as "the foremost classical stylist of our day," presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage...
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Calypso

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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