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Old Age: A Beginner's Guide

Michael E Kinsley · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit."The notorious baby boomers - the largest age cohort in history - are approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that...
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George Washington Carver: A Life

Christina Vella · Louisiana State University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Nearly every American can cite at least one of the accomplishments of George Washington Carver. The many tributes honoring his contributions to scientific advancement and black history include a national monument bearing his name, a U.S.-minted coin featuring his likeness, and induction...
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Madame President

Helene Cooper · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women's movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.When Ellen Johnson Sirleaf won the 2005 Liberian presidential election, she demolished...
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You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain

Phoebe Robinson · Plume Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER * "A must-read ... Phoebe Robinson discusses race and feminism in such a funny, real, and specific way, it penetrates your brain and stays with you." -Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star of Broad CityA hilarious and timely essay collection about...
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The World's Largest Man: A Memoir

Harrison Scott Key · Harper
Pages: 335
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Thurber PrizeThe riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft satire of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr.Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi,...
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Settle for More

Megyn Kelly · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Click Here For the Autographed Copy Anchor of the number one news show on cable, The Kelly File, Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly writes her much anticipated book, a revealing and surprising memoir detailing her rise as one of the most respected journalists working today. From the values...
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Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide: A Memoir

Darryl Mcdaniels · Amistad
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this surprising and moving memoir, the legendary rap star and cofounder of Run D.M.C. keeps it a hundred percent, speaking out about his battle with depression and overcoming suicidal thoughts - one of the most devastating yet little known health issues plaguing the black community today.As...
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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V Dearborn · Knopf
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory...
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Clancys of queens

Tara Clancy · Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Fifth-generation New Yorker, third-generation bartender, and first-generation author Tara Clancy was raised in three wildly divergent homes: a converted boat shed in working class Queens, a geriatric commune of feisty, Brooklyn-born Italians, and a sprawling Hamptons estate she visited...
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Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much

Faith Salie · Crown Archetype
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From comedian and journalist Faith Salie, of NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! and CBS News Sunday Morning, a collection of humorous essays chronicling the author's adventures during her lifelong quest for approval. Faith Salie has done it all in the name of validation. Whether it's...
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Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich

Walter Kempowski · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A monumental work of history that captures the last days of the Third Reich as never before.Swansong 1945 chronicles the end of Nazi Germany and World War II in Europe through hundreds of letters, diaries, and autobiographical accounts covering four days that fateful spring: Hitler's...
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Food, Health and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

Oprah Winfrey · Flatiron Books
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It's been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating...
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The Making of a Racist: A Southerner Reflects on Family, History, and the Slave Trade

Charles B Dew · University of Virginia Press
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

In this powerful memoir, Charles Dew, one of America's most respected historians of the South--and particularly its history of slavery--turns the focus on his own life, which began not in the halls of enlightenment but in a society unequivocally committed to segregation. Dew re-creates...
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White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World

Geoff Dyer · Pantheon Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From "one of our most original writers" (Kathryn Schulz) comes an expansive and exacting book - firmly grounded, but elegant, witty, and always inquisitive - about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves. Geoff Dyer's perennial...
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In This Together: My Story

Ann Romney · Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2015.
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began. And their life together would be blessed: five healthy sons, financial security, and a home filled with joy. Despite the typical ups and downs, they had a storybook life.Then, in 1998, Ann was diagnosed...
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