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Crete 1941: The Battle and the Resistance

Antony Beevor · Penguin Books; Reprint edition
Format: Book

The bestselling author of Stalingrad and D-Day vividly reconstructs the epic WWII struggle for Crete – reissued with a new introduction.Nazi Germany expected its airborne attack on Crete in 1941 to be a textbook victory based on tactical surprise. Little did they know that the British,...
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The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America

Ethan Michaeli · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 633
Format: Print book

"An extraordinary history ... Deeply researched, elegantly written ... a towering achievement that will not be soon forgotten." - Brent Staples, New York Times Book Review Giving voice to the voiceless, the Chicago Defender condemned Jim Crow, catalyzed the Great Migration,...
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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Frances Mayes · Crown; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life.The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes...
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Captive: A Mother's Crusade to Save Her Daughter from a Terrifying Cult

CATHERINE OXENBERG · Gallery Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In this heartbreaking and shocking exposé, one of Dynasty's biggest stars lays bare a secretive organization that is holding her daughter hostage and details her mission to save her in this powerful depiction of a mother's love and determination. I am a mother whose child is being abused...
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The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism?and How Trump Can Drain It

ERIC BOLLING · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

The Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller!When Washington D.C. was first built, it was on top of a swamp that had to be drained. Donald Trump says it's time to drain it again. In The Swamp, bestselling author and Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling presents an infuriating, amusing,...
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Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

Dan Lyons · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Why do so many Americans hate their jobs? From New York Times bestselling author Dan Lyons, Lab Rats is a groundbreaking, incisive examination of how the internet--and ideas championed by Silicon Valley powerbrokers--changed the way we work, damaged our brains, and left us poorer and insecure.In...
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Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Clint Hill · Gallery Books
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most...
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Killing It: An Education

Camas Davis · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A wayward young woman abandons her magazine career to learn the old ways of butchery and discover what it means to take life into her own handsCamas Davis was at an unhappy crossroads. A longtime magazine writer and editor in the food world, she'd returned to her home state of Oregon with...
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Eat to Live Quick and Easy Cookbook: 131 Delicious Recipes for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss, Reversing Disease, and Lifelong Health

JOEL FUHRMAN · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Discover What Millions of People Have Already Experienced-- Dr. Fuhrman's Extraordinary and Life-Changing Recipes Too busy to shop? Too tired to cook? Not sure what's healthy? From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of Eat to Live and the instant New York Times bestseller Eat to Live...
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Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The Story of Pop Music from Bill Haley to Beyoncé

Bob Stanley · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An addictively readable, encyclopedic history of pop music in chapters as short and adrenaline-fueled as the best pop songs themselves. As much fun to argue with as to quote, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! is a monumental work of musical history, tracing the story of pop music through individual songs,...
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Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America

Brian McGinty · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

The untold story of how one sensational trial propelled a self-taught lawyer and a future president into the national spotlight.In the early hours of May 6, 1856, the steamboat Effie Afton barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge -- the first railroad bridge ever to span the Mississippi...
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The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life

Kevin Simler · Oxford University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-deception. But while we may be self-interested schemers, we benefit by pretending otherwise....
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Feral: Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life

George Monbiot · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

To be an environmentalist early in the twenty-first century is always to be defending, arguing, acknowledging the hurdles we face in our efforts to protect wild places and fight climate change. But let's be honest: hedging has never inspired anyone. So what if we stopped hedging? What...
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Inventing Joy: Dare to Build a Brave & Creative Life

Joy Mangano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From visionary entrepreneur and inventor, Joy Mangano, comes a powerful and inspirational blueprint for living with more success, confidence, and happiness in work and life.A true American original, Joy Mangano carved her own path to fame and fortune with courage, creativity, and sheer...
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