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My Vanishing Country: A Memoir

Bakari Sellers · Amistad
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South, in this important book that illuminates the lives of America's forgotten black working-class men and women.Part...
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Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War

Ray Lambert · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Seventy-five years ago, he hit Omaha Beach with the first wave. Now Ray Lambert, ninety-eight years old, delivers one of the most remarkable memoirs of our time, a tour-de-force of remembrance evoking his role as a decorated World War II medic who risked his life to save the heroes of D-Day.

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Who Ate the First Oyster?: The Extraordinary People Behind the Greatest Firsts in History

Cody Cassidy

Who wore the first pants? Who painted the first masterpiece? Who first rode the horse? This madcap adventure across ancient history uses everything from modern genetics to archaeology to uncover the geniuses behind these and other world-changing innovations.

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Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a chef in training, father, and sleuth looking for the secret of French cooking

Bill Buford · Knopf
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the best-selling, widely acclaimed Heat--a new hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, this time, in the world of French haute cuisineBill Buford turns his inimitable attention from Italian cuisine to the food of France....
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The Louvre: The Many Lives of the World's Most Famous Museum

James Gardner · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Some nine million people from all over the world flock to the Louvre each year to enjoy its incomparable art collection. Yet few of them are aware of the remarkable history of that place and of the buildings themselves -- a fascinating story that historian James Gardner elegantly chronicles...
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You're Doing Great!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive

Tom Papa · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Comedian and Live from Here head writer Tom Papa, author of Your Dad Stole My Rake, tackles the modern condition in a heartwarming group of short essays.Tom Papa is a little worried about you. You seem stressed, overworked and, frankly, a little mixed up. Everyone is fighting an overwhelming...
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The New One: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad

Mike Birbiglia · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

With laugh-out-loud observations on the rollercoaster ride that is being a new parent, New York Times bestselling author and award-winning comedian Mike Birbiglia delivers a book that is perfect for anyone who has ever raised a child, been a child, or refuses to stop acting like a child....
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Me & Patsy Kickin' Up Dust: My Friendship with Patsy Cline

Loretta Lynn · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The Nashville version of Just Kids or Girls Like Us,ME & PATSY shares the never-before-told story of the remarkable relationship between legendary country queen Patsy Cline and country music icon Loretta Lynn.Loretta Lynn and the late Patsy Cline are legends--country icons and sisters...
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More Than Love: An Intimate Portrait of My Mother, Natalie Wood

Natasha Gregson Wagner · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The heartbreaking, never-before-told story of Hollywood icon Natalie Wood's glamorous life, sudden death, and lasting legacy, written by her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner.More Than Love is a memoir of loss, grief, and coming-of-age by a daughter of Hollywood royalty. Natasha Gregson...
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