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Leonardo's Holy Child: The Discovery of a Leonardo Da Vinci Masterpiece: A Connoiseur's Search for Lost Art in America

Fred Kline · Pegasus Books
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

A single sketch becomes an all-consuming quest to understand and identify a work by Leonardo da Vinci himself -- the first new drawing by the great master to have surfaced in over a century.Fred Kline is a well-known art historian, dealer, connoisseur, and explorer who has made a career...
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Sixty: A Diary of My Sixty-First Year: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?

Ian Brown · The Experiment
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From a multiple-award-winning author and journalist, a dispatch - at once funny, serious, informative, wistful, and hopeful - from the line between middle-aged and soon-to-be elderly "This is the thing, you see: I am on my way to being an old man. But at sixty, I am still the youngest...
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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer...
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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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The Stranger She Loved: A Mormon Doctor, His Beautiful Wife, and an Almost Perfect Murder

Shanna Hogan · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

In 2007, Dr. Martin MacNeill -- a doctor, lawyer, and Mormon bishop -- discovered his wife of 30 years dead in the bathtub of their Pleasant Grove, Utah home, her face bearing the scars of a facelift he persuaded her to undergo just a week prior.At first the death of 50-year-old Michele...
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Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

Elizabeth Vargas · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic, " to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which...
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The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror

James Presley · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Set in the rowdy, often lawless town of Texarkana shortly after WWII, The Phantom Killer is the history of the most puzzling unsolved cases in the United StatesThe salacious and scandalous murders of a series of couples on Texarkana's "lovers lanes" in seemingly idyllic post-WWII...
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Gotti's Rules: The Story of John Alite, Junior Gotti, and the Demise of the American Mafia

George Anastasia · Dey Street Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Blood and Honor and The Last Gangster - "one of the most respected crime reporters in the country" (60 Minutes) - comes the sure to be headline-making inside story of the Gotti and Gambino families, told from the unique viewpoint...
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Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century

Peter Graham · Skyhorse
Pages: 341
Format: Hardcover

On June 22, 1954, teenage friends Juliet Hulme - better known as bestselling mystery writer Anne Perry - and Pauline Parker went for a walk in a New Zealand park with Pauline's mother, Honora. Half an hour later, the girls returned alone, claiming that Pauline's mother had had an accident....
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To Love and To Kill

M. William Phelps
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

"Phelps dares to tread where few others will: into the mind of a killer." - TV Rage"Phelps is a true-crime veteran." - New York PostThe missing-persons case of Heather Strong, a young, beautiful suburban mother, baffled Florida detectives. When the file was handed to a veteran...
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Gandhi Before India

Ramachandra Guha · Random House Inc
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

Here is the first volume of a magisterial biography of Mohandas Gandhi that gives us the most illuminating portrait we have had of the life, the work and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential - and controversial - men in modern history. Ramachandra...
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Schadenfreude, A Love Story: Me, the Germans, and 20 Years of Attempted Transformations, Unfortunate Miscommunications, and Humiliating Situations That Only They Have Words For

Rebecca Schuman · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"This book is a wild and wonderful ride. Your guide, Rebecca Schuman, is a super-smart and very funny person who writes brilliantly about Germany and Germans (who are not what you think) and being young and insane and life in general and ... just read it, OK?"-Dave BarryYou...
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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

David J. Skal · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking biography reveals the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula and traces the psychosexual contours of late Victorian society.First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife -- one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained...
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The Grim Sleeper: The Lost Women of South Central

Christine Pelisek · Counterpoint LLC
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

Christine Pelisek - petite, blonde, Canadian - seems the least likely reporter to have broken the story on the longest running serial killer west of the Mississippi. But in 2008 she did just that with her cover story for LA Weekly, shedding light on a suspected killer of women in South...
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Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of College

Caroline Kitchener · Ecco
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What really happens in the first year out of college? When Caroline Kitchener graduated from Princeton, she began shadowing four of her female classmates, interviewing them as they started to navigate the murky waters of post-collegiate life. Weaving together her own experience as a writer...
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