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Shuttle, Houston: My Life in the Center Seat of Mission Control

Paul Dye · Hachette Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the longest-serving Flight Director in NASA's history comes a revealing account of high-stakes Mission Control work and the Space Shuttle program that has redefined our relationship with the universe.A compelling look inside the Space Shuttle missions that helped lay the groundwork...
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Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir

Lacy Crawford · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A riveting, lucid memoir of a young woman's struggle to regain her sense of self after trauma, and the efforts by a powerful New England boarding school to silence her--at any cost When the elite St. Paul's School recently came under state investigation after extensive reports of sexual...
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Lights Out: Pride, Delusion, and the Fall of General Electric

Thomas Gryta; Ted Mann, (Reporter) · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive history of General Electric’s epic decline, as told by the two Wall Street Journal reporters who covered its fall. Since its founding in 1892, GE has been more than just a corporation. For generations, it was job security, a solidly safe investment, and an elite...
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A Very Punchable Face: A Memoir

Colin Jost · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In these hilarious essays, the Saturday Night Live head writer and Weekend Update co-anchor learns how to take a beating.Colin Jost has six sets of stitches on his face alone. He's been punched in at least four different sketches on Saturday Night Live, including once by his boss, Lorne...
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Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers

Doug J. Swanson · Viking
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A twenty-first century reckoning with the legendary Texas Rangers that does justice to their heroic moments while also documenting atrocities, brutality, oppression, and corruptionThe Texas Rangers came to life in 1823, when Texas was still part of Mexico. Nearly 200 years later, the Rangers...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Simon Sebag Montefiore · Quercus
Format: Paperback

With over a million copies already sold, this is the newly updated edition of the definitive collection of great speeches ancient and modern. From calls to arms to demands for peace, and from cries of freedom to words of inspiration, this stirring anthology captures the voices of prophets...
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Perfectly Wounded: A Memoir About What Happens After a Miracle

Douglas Michael Day · Twelve
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of former Navy SEAL Mike Day, who survived being shot twenty-seven times while deployed in Iraq.On the night of April 6, 2007, in Iraq's Anbar Province, Senior Chief Mike Day, his team of Navy SEALs, and a group of Iraqi scouts were on the hunt for a high-level...
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Apropos of Nothing

Woody Allen · Arcade
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, enormously entertaining memoir by one of the great artists of our time. In this candid and often hilarious memoir, the celebrated director, comedian, writer, and actor offers a comprehensive, personal look at his tumultuous life. Beginning with his Brooklyn childhood...
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Your Second Act: Inspiring Stories of Reinvention

Patricia Heaton · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining, inspirational book about second acts in life and reinventing yourself from beloved television actress Patricia Heaton - Emmy Award-winning star of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle, and most recently, Carol's Second Act.Patricia Heaton is one of TV's most recognizable...
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The Answer Is . . .: Reflections on My Life

Alex Trebek · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Longtime Jeopardy! host and television icon Alex Trebek reflects on his life and career.Since debuting as the host of Jeopardy! in 1984, Alex Trebek has been something like a family member to millions of television viewers, bringing entertainment and education into their homes five nights...
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