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The Widower's Notebook: A Memoir

JONATHAN SANTLOFER · Penguin Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Written with unexpected humor and great warmth, The Widower's Notebook is a portrait of a marriage, an account of the complexities of finding oneself single again after losing your spouse, and a story of the enduring power of familial love."This is deeply moving ... beautifully written...
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Life

Keith Richards · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 564
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited autobiography of the guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founding member of the Rolling Stones. Ladies and gentlemen: Keith Richards.With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the songs that roused the world, and he lived the original rock and roll life.Now, at last,...
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All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir

NICOLE CHUNG · Catapult
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection An Official Junior Library Guild Selection An ABA Indies Introduce Selection "This book moved me to my very core. As in all her writing, Nicole Chung speaks eloquently and honestly about her own personal story, then widens her aperture...
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Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success

Michael D'Antonio · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the summer of 2015, as he vaulted to the lead among the many GOP candidates for president, Donald Trump was the only one dogged by questions about his true intentions. This most famous American businessman had played the role of provocateur so often that pundits, reporters, and voters...
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Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America

Howard Blum · Harper Perennial; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum’s gritty, high-energy true-life tale of German espionage and terror...
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Robin

Dave Itzkoff · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning...
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Yitzhak Rabin: Soldier, Leader, Statesman

ITAMAR RABINOVICH · Yale University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An insider's perspective on the life and influence of Israel's first native-born prime minister, his bold peace initiatives, and his tragic assassination More than two decades have passed since prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination in 1995, yet he remains an unusually...
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The Biography of Ang Lee

Zhang Jingbei · CITIC Press Corporation
Format: Book

In this book, the famous director Ang Lee uses first person to tell about the process of chasing his film dream for 10 years. This is more than a directors public notice which declares his dream never dies, and its more like an internal dialogue of discussing how to face suffering and glory....
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Wilde Times: Patricia Wilde, George Balanchine, and the Rise of New York City Ballet

Joel Lobenthal · ForeEdge
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

At eighty-seven, Patricia Wilde remains a grande dame of the ballet world. As a young star she toured America in the company of the Ballet Russe. In her heyday in the 1950s and '60s, she was a first-generation member and principal dancer of New York City Ballet during the uniquely dramatic...
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My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food

Lidia Bastianich · Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling cookbook author, beloved and award-winning television personality, and hugely successful restaurateur--a heartwarming, emotional, revelatory memoir told with all her hallmark warmth and gusto.Lidia's story begins with her upbringing in Pula, a formerly Italian city...
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic,...
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James K. Polk: The American Presidents Series: The 11th President, 1845-1849 (American Presidents (Times))

John Seigenthaler · Times Books; 1st edition
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The story of a pivotal president who watched over our westward expansion and solidified the dream of Jacksonian democracyJames K. Polk was a shrewd and decisive commander in chief, the youngest president elected to guide the still-young nation, who served as Speaker of the House and governor...
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Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir

Doris Kearns Goodwin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 261
Format: Hardcover

Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir
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Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna

Ramie Targoff · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A biography of Vittoria Colonna, confidante of Michelangelo, scion of one of the most powerful families of her era, and a pivotal figure in the Italian RenaissanceRamie Targoff's Renaissance Woman tells of the most remarkable woman of the Italian Renaissance: Vittoria Colonna, Marchesa...
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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin · Putnam Adult
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary memoir of a peasant boy raised in rural Maoist China who was plucked from his village to study ballet and went on to become one of the greatest dancers of his generation. In 1961, three years of Mao's Great Leap Forward-along with three years of poor harvests-had left...
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