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The Château: A Novel

PAUL GOLDBERG · Picador
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"We have proverb in Florida...You know why it's good to be on beach?"Bill smiles, but says nothing. He wants the guy to keep talking."Because on beach you are surrounded by idiots on only three sides.""And on the remaining side you have what?" asks Bill."Sharks..."Paul...
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Being Wagner: The Story of the Most Provocative Composer Who Ever Lived

Simon Callow · Vintage
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Simon Callow, the celebrated author of Orson Welles, delivers a dazzling, swift, and accessible biography of the musical titan Richard Wagner and his profoundly problematic legacy--a fresh take for seasoned acolytes and the perfect introduction for new fans.Richard Wagner's music dramas...
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Hollow: A Novel

Owen Egerton · Soft Skull Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

When Oliver Bonds, a revered religious studies professor at the University of Texas, loses his toddler son and undergoes intense legal scrutiny over his involvement, grief engulfs him completely. His life is upended; Oliver loses his wife, home, and faith. Tree years after his son's...
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Paul Simon: The Life

Robert Hilburn · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon's participation - but without editorial control - by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn.Through such hits as "The Sound of Silence," "Bridge...
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Rich Man, Poor Man: A Memoir

Nick Nolte · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"I had become an actor because real life was hard for me. Sometimes it was really rough. Acting was different from real life, yet it gave me the chance to search for complex stories that helped me understand and cope with what I encountered away from the stage lights."Legendary...
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Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

John Waters · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 322
Format: Hardcover

A cross-country hitchhiking journey with America's most beloved weirdoJohn Waters is putting his life on the line. Armed with wit, a pencil-thin mustache, and a cardboard sign that reads "I'm Not Psycho," he hitchhikes across America from Baltimore to San Francisco, braving...
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Dangerous Minds: A Knight and Moon Novel

JANET EVANOVICH · Bantam
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The irrepressibly charming duo of Emerson Knight and Riley Moon returns in another gripping mystery by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich. Buddhist monk Wayan Bagus lost his island of solitude and wants to get it back. The island was about two hundred miles northeast of Samoa....
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Back to Blood: A Novel

Tom Wolfe · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A big, panoramic story of the new America, as told by our master chronicler of the way we live now.As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay-with officer Nestor Camacho on board-Tom Wolfe is off and running. Into the feverous landscape of the city, he introduces the Cuban...
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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin
Format: Print book

From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as part of a cultural exchange, only...
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In Pieces

Sally Field · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time, and in her own gorgeous words--about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother....
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Mary McCarthy: Novels & Stories 1942-1963

Mary Mccarthy · Library Of America
Pages: 1080
Format: Print book

In the first volume of the definitive edition of her fiction, four novels and eight classic stories by the witty and provocative writer who defined a generation.Seventy-five years ago Mary McCarthy provoked a scandal with her electrifying debut novel, The Company She Keeps (1942) , announcing...
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Thanks, Obama : my hopey changey White House years

David Litt · Ecco
Pages: 310

"A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump. Like many twentysomethings, David Litt frequently embarrassed himself in front...
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Hollywood Godfather: The Life and Crimes of Billy Wilkerson

W R WILKERSON · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive biography of the most powerful man in Hollywood during the 1930s, '40s and '50s, the man who founded the Hollywood Reporter and the most storied nightspots of the Sunset Strip, introduced Clark Gable and Lana Turner to the world, invented Las Vegas, brought...
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Top Secret Twenty-One

Janet Evanovich · Random House Inc
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERCatch a professional assassin: top priority. Find a failure-to-appear and collect big bucks: top score. How she'll pull it all off: top secret. Trenton, New Jersey's favorite used-car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than used cars...
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