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Gone 'til november

Lil Wayne. · Penguin Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

From rap superstar Lil Wayne comes the long-awaited GONE 'TIL NOVEMBER, a deeply personal and revealing account of his time spent incarcerated on Rikers Island for eight months in 2010.
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Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It

Charlamagne Tha God · Touchstone
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Charlamagne Tha God - the self-proclaimed "Prince of Pissing People Off," co-host of Power 105.1's The Breakfast Club, and "hip-hop's Howard Stern" - shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one's truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.In...
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Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Bunmi Laditan · MIRA
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

From the creator of The Honest Toddler comes a fiction debut sure to be a must-read for moms everywhere There are good moms and bad moms - and then there are hot-mess moms. Introducing Ashley Keller, career girl turned stay-at-home mom who's trying to navigate the world of Pinterest-perfect,...
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In such good company : eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox

Carol Burnett · Crown Archetype
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven...
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We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywoods Most Beloved Movie

Noah Isenberg · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For the 75th anniversary of its premiere -- the incredible story of how Casablanca was made and why it remains the most beloved of Hollywood films.Casablanca was first released in 1942, just two weeks after the city of Casablanca itself surrendered to American troops led by General Patton....
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Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day

Joel Selvin · Dey Street Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic...
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You'll Grow Out of It

Jessi Klein · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

PEOPLE'S BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR!
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She Made Me Laugh: My Friend Nora Ephron

Richard Cohen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Nora Ephron, one of the most famous writers, film makers, and personalities of her time is captured by her long-time and dear friend in a hilarious, blunt, raucous, and poignant recollection of their decades-long friendship.Nora Ephron (1941-2012) was a phenomenal personality, journalist,...
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I Loved Her in the Movies: Memories of Hollywood's Legendary Actresses

Robert Wagner · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Film and television actor and New York Times bestselling author Robert Wagner's memoir of the great women movie stars he has known. In a career that has spanned more than sixty years Robert Wagner has witnessed the twilight of the Golden Age of Hollywood and the rise of television, becoming...
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Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

Cheech Marin · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from a counterculture legend.
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Taylor Swift: This Is Our Song

Tyler Conroy · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

This October will mark the ten-year anniversary of Taylor Swift's first record and the first decade of her career. To celebrate the occasion, Swift's fans, in collaboration with Simon & Schuster, are teaming up to produce and publish the first major book about the artist New York magazine...
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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

Elizabeth Winder · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A city, a movie star, and one magical year.In November of 1954 a young woman dressed plainly in a white oxford, dark sunglasses and a black pageboy wig boards a midnight flight from Los Angeles to New York. As the plane's engines rev she breathes a sigh of relief, lights a cigarette...
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I'm Just a Person

Tig Notaro · Ecco
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother...
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I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

KEVIN HART · 37 INK
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival,...
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Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

Mike Love · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 436
Format: Print book

The New York Times BestsellerMike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations." As a founding...
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