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Diary of a Mad Diva

Joan Rivers · Berkley Pub Group
Pages: 289
Format: Print book

Following up the phenomenal success of her headline-making New York Times bestseller I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me, the unstoppable Joan Rivers is at it again. When her daughter Melissa gives her a diary for Christmas, at first Joan is horrified - who the hell does Melissa think she is? That...
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To the New Owners: A Martha's Vineyard Memoir

MADELEINE BLAIS · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the 1970s, Madeleine Blais's in-laws purchased a vacation house on Martha's Vineyard for the exorbitant sum of $80,000. A little more than two miles down a poorly marked one-lane dirt road, the house was better termed a shack -- it had no electricity or modern plumbing, the roof leaked,...
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Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal

Yuval Taylor · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Hurston and Hughes, two giants of the Harlem Renaissance and American literature, were best friends -- until they weren't.Zora Neale Hurston (Their Eyes Were Watching God) and Langston Hughes ("The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "Let America Be America Again") were...
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Lion of the Senate: When Ted Kennedy Rallied the Democrats in a GOP Congress

Nick Littlefield · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

"The best book I have read about the inner dynamics of the United States Senate." - Doris Kearns GoodwinTwo top domestic policy advisors to Senator Edward Kennedy offer an insider's view of several remarkable years when Kennedy fought to preserve the Democratic mission against...
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Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death

Richard Holloway · Canongate Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us?Now in his ninth decade, former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of the dying, guiding countless men and women towards...
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I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir

James Webb · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 388
Format: Hardcover

James Webb, author of Fields of Fire, the classic novel of the Vietnam War - former U.S. Senator; Secretary of the Navy; recipient of the Navy Cross, Silver Star and Purple Heart as a combat Marine; and a self-described "military brat" - has written an extraordinary memoir of his early...
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Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America's Founding Father

Peter Stark · Ecco
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A vivid and groundbreaking portrait of a young, struggling George Washington that casts a new light on his character and the history of American independence, from the bestselling author of AstoriaTwo decades before he led America to independence, George Washington was a flailing young...
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The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life

Richard Russo · Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, ranging throughout writing and reading and living.In these nine essays, Richard Russo provides insight into his life...
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Guilt by Matrimony: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and the Murder of Nancy Pfister

Nancy Styler · Benbella Books
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

In February 2014, Aspen socialite Nancy Pfister was murdered in her own home. Someone bludgeoned Pfister to death, wrapped her in a blanket, and stuffed inside her closet. The question was: Who? Then, in March 2014, a married couple from Denver were arrested and charged with first-degree...
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Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

Anita Anand · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

In 1876 Sophia Duleep Singh was born into Indian royalty. Her father, Maharajah Duleep Singh, was heir to the Kingdom of the Sikhs, one of the greatest empires of the Indian subcontinent, a realm that stretched from the lush Kashmir Valley to the craggy foothills of the Khyber Pass and included...
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Universal Man: The Lives of John Maynard Keynes

Richard Davenport-Hines · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

In Universal Man, noted biographer and historian Richard Davenport-Hines revives our understanding of John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), the twentieth century's most charismatic and revolutionary economist. Keynes helped FDR launch the New Deal, saved Britain from financial crisis twice...
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A Dog's Gift: The Inspirational Story of Veterans and Children Healed by Man's Best Friend

Bob Drury · Rodale Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A decade ago, former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named riley. Terry was astounded by the transformations that unfolded...
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Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders

Beverly Lowry · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Crossed Over, another masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives, and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the massive attempts--for twenty-five years now--to find and punish those who committed...
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Amish Confidential

Lebanon" Levi Stoltzfus · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

""Lebanon" Levi Stoltzfus, star of the #1 top-rated Discovery Channel reality show Amish Mafia, delivers a sizzling tell-all about Amish life today. From the forbidden joyrides to the senseless shunnings to the colorful family feuds, he shares his frank insider's view...
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The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories

Marina Keegan · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

An affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the worlds attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegans star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude...
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