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Born to Be Posthumous: The Eccentric Life and Mysterious Genius of Edward Gorey

MARK DERY · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth.But who was this...
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Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship

KAYLEEN SCHAEFER · Dutton
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A personal and sociological examination--and ultimately a celebration--of the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society"Text me when you get home." After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love....
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A Man for All Markets: From Las Vegas to Wall Street, How I Beat the Dealer and the Market

Edward O. Thorp · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 416
Format: NOOK Book

The incredible true story of the card-counting mathematics professor who taught the world how to beat the dealer and, as the first of the great quantitative investors, ushered in a revolution on Wall Street. A child of the Great Depression, legendary mathematician Edward O. Thorp invented...
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Small Fry

LISA BRENNAN-JOBS · Grove Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs.Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents -- artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs -- Lisa Brennan-Jobs's childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa's father...
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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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Chase Darkness with Me: How One True-Crime Writer Started Solving Murders

Billy Jensen · Sourcebooks
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller. Audiobook available now. Pre-order the hardcover version, available August 13, 2019.Have you ever wanted to solve a murder? Gather the clues the police overlooked? Put together the pieces? Identify the suspect?Journalist Billy Jensen spent fifteen years investigating...
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In the Midnight Hour: The Life & Soul of Wilson Pickett

Tony Fletcher · Oxford University Press
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Wilson Pickett was arguably the greatest male soul screamer of the 1960s and '70s. With a career spanning half a century, he sold millions of albums and tens of millions of singles, leaving a legacy of unforgettable hits, including "In the Midnight Hour," "Land of 1000 Dances,"...
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York's City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation

Brad Ricca · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

Recipient of the Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional MeritA 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review"An express train of a story." -Kirkus Reviews"Heroic...her inspiring story demands a hearing." -The New York Times Sunday Book...
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The Unmumsy Mum: The Hilarious Highs and Emotional Lows of Motherhood

Sarah Turner · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Creator of the popular blog "The Unmumsy Mum," Sarah Turner offers an uncensored account of her early years of parenting.Sarah Turner's first few months of parenting were tough. On the darkest of sleep-deprived days, when the baby would not settle and she was irritable and the house...
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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency

Dan Abrams · Hanover Square
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The true story of Abraham Lincoln's last murder trial, a strange case in which he had a deep personal involvement - and which was played out in the nation's newspapers as he began his presidential campaign.At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went...
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Ostend: Stefan Zweig, Joseph Roth, and the Summer Before the Dark

Volker Weidermann · Pantheon
Pages: 163
Format: Print book

It's the summer of 1936, and the writer Stefan Zweig is in crisis. His German publisher no longer wants him, his marriage is collapsing, and his house in Austria - searched by the police two years earlier - no longer feels like home. He's been dreaming of Ostend, the Belgian beach town...
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James Wright: A Life in Poetry

Jonathan Blunk · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The authorized and sweeping biography of one of America's most complex, influential, and enduring poetsIn the extraordinary generation of American poets who came of age in the middle of the twentieth century, James Wright (1927-1980) was frequently placed at the top of the list. With...
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Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children

SARA ZASKE · Picador
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Bringing Up Bebe and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, a clarion call and practical guide for a return to rational parenting, from an American woman who learned how to raise strong, self-reliant children by following the common sense approach of German parenting. When...
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Les Parisiennes : how the women of Paris lived, loved, and died under Nazi occupation

Anne Sebba · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

"What did it feel like to be a woman living in Paris from 1939 to 1949? These were years of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation and secrets until--finally--renewal and retribution. Even at the darkest moments of Occupation, with the Swastika flying from the Eiffel Tower and pet dogs...
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Can't Help Myself: Lessons & Confessions from a Modern Advice Columnist

Meredith Goldstein · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A disarmingly honest memoir about giving advice when you're not sure what you're doing yourself, by the woman behind The Boston Globe's Love Letters column. Every day, Boston Globe advice columnist Meredith Goldstein takes on the relationship problems of thousands of dedicated readers....
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