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Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe

Robert Matzen · Paladin Communications
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In March 1941, Jimmy Stewart, America's boy next door and recent Academy Award winner, left fame and fortune behind and joined the United States Army Air Corps to fulfill his family mission and serve his country. He rose from private to colonel and participated in 20 often-brutal World...
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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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Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You

ANDY BOYLE · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A smart, funny, and essential survival guide that you didn't know you needed. But you do. As any current or former 20-something knows, adult life can get a bit weird because no one tells you what to expect. Many of us spend a decade or more figuring out how the world works, hoping that...
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Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

Lauren Graham · Ballantine Books
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood - along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking...
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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

Simon Morrison · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 507
Format: Print book

An enthralling, definitive new history of the Bolshoi Ballet, where visionary performances onstage compete with political machinations backstage.On a freezing night in January 2013, a hooded assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. The crime, organized...
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The Men in My Life: A Memoir of Love and Art in 1950s Manhattan

Patricia Bosworth · Harpercollins
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Acclaimed biographer Patricia Bosworth recalls her emotional coming of age in 1950s New York in this profound and powerful memoir, a story of family, marriage, tragedy, Broadway, and art, featuring a rich cast of well-known literary and theatrical figures from the period.From Bosworth - acclaimed...
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The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions

Rebecca Solnit · Haymarket Books
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

Praise for Men Explain Things to Me:"It's a fraught time to be female in America (or should I say fraught-er) , and Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me is the most clarifying, soothing, and socially aware document I've read on the topic this year." - Lena Dunham,...
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I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir

Brian Wilson · Da Capo Press
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

They say there are no second acts in American lives, and third acts are almost unheard of. That's part of what makes Brian Wilson's story so astonishing.As a cofounding member of the Beach Boys in the 1960s, Wilson created some of the most groundbreaking and timeless popular music ever...
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Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

Cheech Marin · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from a counterculture legend.
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Florence Foster Jenkins: The Life of the World's Worst Opera Singer

Darryl W. Bullock · Overlook Press
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

Finally, a biography of Florence Foster Jenkins, considered the world's worst opera singer, soon to be portrayed by Meryl Streep in the forthcoming film."Probably the most complete and absolute lack of talent ever publicly displayed." -- Life MagazineMadame Jenkins couldn't carry...
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The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6' 4", African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama's Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian

W KAMAU BELL · DUTTON
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

You may know W. Kamau Bell from his new critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated hit show on CNN, United Shades of America. Or maybe you've read about him in The New York Times, which called him, "the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years." Or maybe in The New Yorker,...
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Gone 'til november

Lil Wayne. · Penguin Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

From rap superstar Lil Wayne comes the long-awaited GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER, a deeply personal and revealing account of his time spent incarcerated on Rikers Island for eight months in 2010.
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Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way

Ryan White · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed music critic and author of Springsteen: Album by Album comes the real story behind the legendary beach bum, rock star, and billionaire musician Jimmy Buffett - who has enchanted audiences of Parrotheads for over four decades with his tropical fantasy world of Margaritaville.Jimmy...
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We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywoods Most Beloved Movie

Noah Isenberg · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For the 75th anniversary of its premiere -- the incredible story of how Casablanca was made and why it remains the most beloved of Hollywood films.Casablanca was first released in 1942, just two weeks after the city of Casablanca itself surrendered to American troops led by General Patton....
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I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood's Legendary Actresses

Robert Wagner · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Film and television actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner's memoir of the great women movie stars he has known. In a career that has spanned more than sixty years Robert Wagner has witnessed the twilight of the Golden Age of Hollywood and the rise of television, becoming...
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