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A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer

Mary Elizabeth Williams · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A wry, witty account of what it is like to face death - and be restored to life.After being diagnosed in her early 40s with metastatic melanoma - a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer - journalist and mother of two Mary Elizabeth Williams finds herself in a race against the clock....
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Harry: Life, Loss, and Love

Katie Nicholl · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In anticipation of the upcoming royal wedding comes a new in-depth biography of Prince Harry, from royal expert Katie Nicholl--journalist, broadcaster, and author of the bestselling William and Harry and Kate.From his earliest public appearances as a mischievous redheaded toddler, Prince...
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James Patterson's Murder Is Forever: Volume 2

JAMES PATTERSON · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 350
Format: Paperback

Two true-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery's Murder is Forever TV series - premiering January 2018HOME SWEET MURDER. Lawyer Leo Fisher and his wife Sue are a sixty-one-year-old couple enjoying a quiet Sunday dinner at home. Until a man in a suit rings their front door claiming to be an SEC agent....
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GeneraLee Speaking: My life as a Living Historian

Allan K. Stone · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Memories of a living historian portraying General Robert E. Lee
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Agatha Christie: A Mysterious life

LAURA THOMPSON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

The author of the New York Times bestselling The Six now turns her formidable biographical skills to the greatest crime writer in the world, Agatha Christie. It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant...
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Education of a Wandering Man

Louis L'Amour · Bantam Books
Format: Book

Shortly before his death in June 1988, Louis L’Amour completed writing his most unique adventure story: a personal reflection on his lifelong love affair with learning. Now Bantam Books proudly presents this special Centennial Edition of Education of a Wandering Man, in which L’Amour...
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Little Labors

Rivka Galchen · New Directions Publishing Corporation
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Rivka Galchen's Little Labors is a droll and dazzling compendium of observations, stories, lists, and brief essays about babies and literatureSei Shonagon's Pillow Book -- a key inspiration for Rivka Galchen's new book -- contains a list of "Things That Make One Nervous."...
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The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher

Alice Arlen · Pantheon
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman and intrepid adventurer, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the twentieth century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer...
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The Glass Eye: A memoir

Jeannie Vanasco · Tin House Books
Pages: 277
Format: Paperback

For fans of Maggie Nelson and Meghan O'Rourke, Jeannie Vanasco emerges as a definitive new voice in this stunning portrait of a daughter's love for her father and her near-unraveling after his death.A Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers PickA Publishers Weekly Big Indie Book of FallAn...
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Queen of Bebop: The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan

ELAINE M HAYES · Ecco
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Queen of Bebop brilliantly chronicles the life of jazz singer Sarah Vaughan, one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the twentieth century and a pioneer of women's and civil rightsSarah Vaughan, a pivotal figure in the formation of bebop, influenced a broad array of singers...
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Obama: The Call of History

PETER BAKER · New York Times/Callaway
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Peter Baker's authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama's achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself, "doesn't...
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Food, Health and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

Oprah Winfrey · Flatiron Books
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It's been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating...
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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

David J. Skal · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking biography reveals the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula and traces the psychosexual contours of late Victorian society.First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife -- one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained...
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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby. · Penguin Press
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late '80s and '90s.There were many reasons...
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