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The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox

VANDA KREFFT · Harper
Pages: 944
Format: Hardcover

A riveting story of ambition, greed, and genius unfolding at the dawn of modern America. This landmark biography brings into focus a fascinating brilliant entrepreneur - like Steve Jobs or Walt Disney, a true American visionary - who risked everything to realize his bold dream of a Hollywood...
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The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

PAUL KIX · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Agent Zigzag comes this breathtaking biography, as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the very best spy thrillers, which illuminates an unsung hero of the French Resistance during World War II - Robert de La Rochefoucald, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur...
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Charles Darwin: Victorian Mythmaker

A N WILSON · Harper
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: A Life.With the publication of On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin - hailed as the man who "discovered evolution" - was propelled into the pantheon of great scientific thinkers, alongside Galileo,...
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Why Comics?: From Underground to Everywhere

Hillary L Chute · Harper
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The massive impact that comics have had on our culture becomes more and more clear every day, from the critically acclaimed musical Fun Home, based on Alison Bechdel's groundbreaking comic, to the dozens of superhero films hitting cinemas every year. What is it that makes comics so special?...
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Charlotte Bronte: A Fiery Heart

Claire Harman · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

Charlotte Bronte famously lived her entire life in an isolated parsonage on a remote English moor with a demanding father and with siblings whose astonishing creativity was a closely held secret. The genius of Claire Harman's biography is that it transcends these melancholy facts to reveal...
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Balancing Acts: Behind the Scenes at London's National Theatre

NICHOLAS HYTNER · Knopf
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

From the Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning former director of London's National Theatre--this is a fascinating, candid, eloquent memoir about his career directing theater, producing films and opera, and working closely with some of the world's most celebrated actors. The list...
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Two's Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business

Suzanne Somers · Harmony
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In her most personal and inspiring book yet, New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Somers shows readers how to shape a healthy, lasting relationship through the lens of her 50-year love affair with her husband, Alan Hamel. For the first time, Suzanne will expose the inner workings of her marriage:...
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Gold Dust Woman: A Biography of Stevie Nicks

Stephen Davis · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Stevie Nicks is a legend of rock, but her energy and magnetism sparked new interest in this icon. At 68, she's one of the most glamorous creatures rock has known, and the rare woman who's a real rock 'n' roller.Gold Dust Woman gives "the gold standard of rock biographers" (The...
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No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters

Ursula K Le Guin · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author Ursula K. Le Guin, and with an introduction by Karen Joy Fowler, a collection of thoughts - always adroit, often acerbic - on aging, belief, the state of literature, and the state of the nation. Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she's...
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Flat Broke with Two Goats: A Memoir

Jennifer McGaha · Sourcebooks
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

When life gets your goat, bring in the herdJennifer McGaha never expected to own a goat named Merle. Or to be setting Merle up on dates and naming his doeling Merlene. She didn't expect to be buying organic yogurt for her chickens. She never thought she would be pulling camouflage carpet...
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