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Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir

Jillian Lauren · Plume
Format: Print book

"A punk rock Scheherazade" (Margaret Cho) shares the zigzagging path that took her from harem member to PTA member ... In her younger years, Jillian Lauren was a college dropout, a drug addict, and an international concubine in the Prince of Brunei's harem, an experience...
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Finding Our Families: A First-of-Its-Kind Book for Donor-Conceived People and Their Families

Wendy Kramer · Avery
Format: Paperback

The first comprehensive book that offers invaluable step-by-step advice for families with donor-conceived children.Wendy Kramer, founder and director of the Donor Sibling Registry, and Naomi Cahn, family and reproductive law professor, have compiled a comprehensive and thorough guide for the growing...
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Food Allergies: A Complete Guide for Eating When Your Life Depends on It

Scott H. Sicherer · Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Posing the questions that anyone with food allergies will think to askand then some Food Allergies provides practical, emotional, and scientific guidance on the topics that affect your life. Allergy expert Scott H. Sicherer addresses the full spectrum of food allergies, from mild to life...
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Machiavelli: A Biography

Miles Unger · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

He is the most infamous and influential political writer of all time His name has become synonymous with cynical scheming and the selfish pursuit of power Niccol Machiavelli Florentine diplomat and civil servant is the father of political science His most notorious work The Prince is a primer...
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No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

Glenn Greenwald · Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald provides an in-depth look into the National Security Agency scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself,...
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Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West

Donald S Lopez, Jr. · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

To the Western imagination, Tibet evokes exoticism, mysticism, and wonder: a fabled land removed from the grinding onslaught of modernity, spiritually endowed with all that the West has lost. Originally published in 1998, Prisoners of Shangri-La provided the first cultural history of the strange...
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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

LEIGH MONTVILLE · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An insightful portrait of Muhammed Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military - and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative...
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Thank You for Your Service

David Finkel · Farrar Straus & Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From a MacArthur Fellow and the author of The Good Soldiers, a profound look at life after warThe wars of the past decade have been covered by brave and talented reporters, but none has reckoned with the psychology of these wars as intimately as the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David...
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Time Out of Mind: The Lives of Bob Dylan

Ian Bell · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The second volume in Ian Bell's magisterial two-part biography of the ever-evolving and enigmatic Bob Dylan By the middle of the 1970s, Bob Dylan’s position as the pre-eminent artist of his generation was assured. The 1975 album Blood on the Tracks seemed to prove, finally, that...
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When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart: Coping With Mental Illness, Substance Abuse, And The Problems That Tear Families Apart

Joel Young · Globe Pequot Press, The
Pages: 251
Format: Paperback

Behind nearly every adult who is accused of a crime, becomes addicted to drugs or alcohol, or who is severely mentally ill and acting out in public, there is usually at least one extremely stressed-out parent. This parent may initially react with the bad news of their adult child behaving...
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