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Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer

M William Phelps · Kensington
Pages: 353
Format: Book

"Anyone can become a killer under the right circumstances - even you." For the first time, award-winning investigative journalist M. William Phelps reveals the identity of "Raven," the serial killer who co-starred with him on Dark Minds.  
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Death Need Not Be Fatal

Malacny McCourt · Center Street
Pages: 272
Format: Book

Before he runs out of time, Irish bon vivant Malachy McCourt shares his views on death - sometimes hilarious and often poignant - and on what will or won't happen after his last breath is drawn.
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Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

Jamie Bernstein · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Book

The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir
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Fashion Rebels: Style Icons Who Changed the World through Fashion

Carlyn Beccia · Aladdin ; Hillsboro
Pages: 176
Format: Book

Get to know the women who've wielded the power of fashion and brought about change with this illustrated biography that features twenty-five of history's most influential fashion icons.  
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Flunk. Start.: Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology

Sands Hall · Counterpoint
Pages: 416
Format: Book

  In Flunk. Start., Sands Hall chronicles her slow yet willing absorption into the Church of Scientology. Her time in the Church, the 1980s, includes the secretive illness and death of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard.
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Go Slow: The Life of Julie London

Michael Owen · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 296
Format: Book

It has been said that the records of singer and actress Julie London were purchased for their provocative, full-color cover photographs as frequently as they were for the music contained in their grooves. During the 1950s and '60s, her piercing blue eyes, strawberry blonde hair, and shapely...
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Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men

Harold Schechter · Little A
Format: Book

In the pantheon of serial killers, Belle Gunness stands alone. She was the rarest of female psychopaths, a woman who engaged in wholesale slaughter, partly out of greed but mostly for the sheer joy of it. Between 1902 and 1908, she lured a succession of unsuspecting victims to her Indiana...
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Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

Rosalind Rosenberg · Oxford University Press
Pages: 512
Format: Book

Throughout her prodigious life, activist and lawyer Pauli Murray systematically fought against all arbitrary distinctions in society, channeling her outrage at the discrimination she faced to make America a more democratic country.
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Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont

Saul Austerlitz · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Book

A thrilling account of the Altamont Festival -- and the dark side of the '60s. If Woodstock tied the ideals of the '60s together, Altamont unraveled them.  
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The Lovings: An Intimate Portrait

Grey Villet · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 128
Format: Book

The Lovings: An Intimate Portrait documents the extraordinary love story of Mildred and Richard Loving.
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Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead--My Life Story

Cecile Richards · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Book

To Make Change, You Have to Make Trouble  
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No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America

Darnell L Moore · Nation Books
Pages: 256
Format: Book

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir. When Darnell Moore was fourteen years old, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire.  
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There's a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

Jonathan Cott · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Book

An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period.  
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