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Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia

Christina Thompson · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A blend of Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester's Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story that looks deep into the past to uncover who first settled the islands of the remote Pacific, where they came from, how they got there, and how we know. For more than...
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Funny Man: Mel Brooks

Patrick McGilligan · Harper
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A deeply textured and compelling biography of comedy giant Mel Brooks, covering his rags-to-riches life and triumphant career in television, films, and theater, from Patrick McGilligan, the acclaimed author of Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane and Alfred...
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No Happy Endings: A Memoir

Nora McInerny · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The author of It's Okay to Laugh and host of the popular podcast Terrible, Thanks for Asking - interviews that are "a gift to be able to listen [to]" (New York Times) - returns with more hilarious meditations on her messy, wonderful, bittersweet, and unconventional life.Life...
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The Chief: The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts

Joan Biskupic · Basic Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

An incisive biography of the Supreme Court's enigmatic Chief Justice, taking us inside the momentous legal decisions of his tenure so far John Roberts was named to the Supreme Court in 2005 claiming he would act as a neutral umpire in deciding cases. His critics argue he has been anything...
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A Human's Guide to Machine Intelligence: How Algorithms Are Shaping Our Lives and How We Can Stay in Control

Kartik Hosanagar · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Wharton professor and tech entrepreneur examines how algorithms and artificial intelligence are starting to run every aspect of our lives, and how we can shape the way they impact usThrough the technology embedded in almost every major tech platform and every web-enabled device, algorithms...
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Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Sam Horn · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Full of inspirational insights and advice, lifehacks, and real-world examples, Someday is Not a Day in the Week is CEO Sam Horn's motivational guide to help readers get what they want in life today rather than "someday."Are you:* Working, working, working?* Busy taking care...
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The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick

Mallory O'Meara · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A Tor.com Most Anticipated Book of 2019A PureWow "Book We Can't Wait to Read in 2019"A Bustle Nonfiction Book Coming Out In 2019 To Start Getting Excited AboutThe Lady from the Black Lagoon uncovers the life and work of Milicent Patrick - one of Disney's first female animators...
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The Trial of Lizzie Borden

Cara Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable new account of an essential piece of American mythology - the trial of Lizzie Borden - based on twenty years of research and recently unearthed evidence.The Trial of Lizzie Borden tells the true story of one of the most sensational murder trials in American history. When...
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The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan

Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller · Little A
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

An emotional and sweeping memoir of love and survival - and of a committed and desperate family uprooted and divided by the violent, changing landscape of Afghanistan in the early 1980s.Before the Soviet invasion of 1980, Enjeela Ahmadi remembers her home - Kabul, Afghanistan - as peaceful,...
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Don't Stop Believin'

Olivia Newton-John · Gallery Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! With candor, humor, and warmth, legendary musician, actress, activist, and icon Olivia Newton-John reveals her life story - from her unforgettable rise to fame in the classic musical Grease to her passionate advocacy for health and wellness in light of her battles...
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