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CHARLEY BOORMAN · Aa Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

On February 16, 2016, Charley Boorman suffered a major traffic accident in Portugal. His world crashed down after he smashed his right ankle and causing severe damage to his left fibia and tibia. It was unclear if he would ever walk properly again, let alone ride a motorbike. Charley recounts...
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Trotsky's Favourite Spy: The Life of George Alexander Hill

Peter Day · Biteback Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

George Hill was a British spy who had befriended Trotsky during the Russian Revolution. He had smuggled the Romanian crown jewels out of the Soviet Union and was involved in an attempt to rescue the Tsar. During the Second World War he acted as the link between Churchill's Special Operations...
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The Power of Pasta: A Celebrity Chef's Mission to Feed America's Hungry Children

Bruno Serato · SelectBooks
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Power of Pasta is a beautifully illustrated four-color book by celebrity chef Bruno Serato. It is part memoir, part cookbook, and, above all, a work of advocacy on behalf of children and families facing poverty and homelessness as the founder of Caterina's Club that feeds thousands...
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Face the Music: A Life Exposed

Paul Stanley · HarperOne
Format: Kindle Edition

-- is a colorful portrait of a man and the band he helped create, define, and sustain--made larger than life in artfully told stories that are shocking, funny, inspirational, and honest.
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How to Murder Your Life: A Memoir

Cat Marnell · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: NOOK Book

From Cat Marnell, "New York's enfant terrible" (The Telegraph) , a candid and darkly humorous memoir of prescription drug addiction and self-sabotage, set in the glamorous world of fashion magazines and downtown nightclubs.At twenty-six, Cat Marnell was an associate beauty...
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Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World

Kirsten Gillibrand · Ballantine Books
Format: Kindle Edition

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *  Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: "Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part...
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The Princess Diarist

Carrie Fisher · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The Princess Diarist is Carrie Fisher's intimate, hilarious and revealing recollection of what happened behind the scenes on one of the most famous film sets of all time, the first Star Wars movie. * Named a PEOPLE Magazine Best Book of Fall 2016 *A New York Times Bestseller * "Bright...
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South and West: From a Notebook

JOAN DIDION · Knopf
Pages: 126
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard...
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In the Great Green Room: The Brilliant and Bold Life of Margaret Wise Brown

Amy Gary · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

For decades children and their parents around the world have cuddled together to read Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny. While the lulling words of these stories have formed nighttime rituals for millions, few know that these classic works were part of a publishing revolution led by Margaret...
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Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks

Dick Cavett · Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Dick Cavett is back, sharing his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday lifeIn Brief Encounters, the legendary talk show host Dick Cavett introduces us to the fascinating characters who have crossed his path, from...
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My Exaggerated Life: Pat Conroy

Pat Conroy · University of South Carolina Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Pat Conroy's memoirs and autobiographical novels contain a great deal about his life, but there is much he hasn't revealed to readers--until now. My Exaggerated Life is the product of a special collaboration between this great American author and oral biographer Katherine Clark, who recorded...
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Sense of Occasion

Harold Prince · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

(Applause Books) . In this fast-moving, candid, conversational, and entertaining memoir, Harold Prince, the most honored director in the history of the American theater (22 Tony Awards and counting) , looks back over his 70-year (and counting!) career. Featuring original material from...
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Rise: How a House Built a Family

Cara Brookins · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you'll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the unthinkable. After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself....
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One Hot Summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

Rosemary Ashton · Yale University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together While 1858 in London may have been noteworthy for its broiling summer months and the related stench of the sewage-filled...
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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster

SARAH KRASNOSTEIN · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. . . But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes...
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