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Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago

MAX ALLAN COLLINS · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

At last, the definitive account of the battle for Chicago: Legendary novelist Max Allan Collins and acclaimed rising historian A. Brad Schwartz combine talents in this groundbreaking dual biography of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the upright Prohibition...
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Born a Crime

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed,"--Amazon.com.
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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

Brian Kilmeade · Sentinel
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Another pop history pageturner from the New York Times bestselling authors of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling...
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Dare to Be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform Our World

Lizzie Velasquez · Hachette Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

YouTube personality and celebrated motivational speaker Lizzie Velasquez shows us how we can learn to accept all parts of ourselves and others, and in doing so create a more compassionate world. Born with a rare genetic condition, Lizzie Velasquez always knew she was different, but not until...
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The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior

Anonymous. · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A stirringly evocative, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping account, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's awe-inspiring four-hundred-mission career, which included his involvement in attempts to rescue "Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates...
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The Great American Read: The Book of Books

PBS · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series. What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with...
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On Bowie

Rob Sheffield · Dey Street Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Love Is a Mix Tape, a thoughtful and loving meditation on the life of the late David Bowie that explores his creative legacy and the enduring and mutual connection he enjoyed with his fansInnovative. Pioneering. Brave. Until his death in January...
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Kick : the true story of Kick Kennedy, JFK's forgotten sister and the heir to Chatsworth

Paula Byrne · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional - and nearly forgotten - young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy, and would break with her family for love.Encouraged to be "winners"...
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Death in Salem: The Private Lives behind the 1692 Witch Hunt

Diane E. Foulds · Globe Pequot; First edition
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

 During the 1692 witch trials, more than 150 people were arrested. An estimated 25 million Americans—including author Diane Foulds—are descended from the twenty individuals executed. What happened to our ancestors? Death in Salem is the first book to take a clear-eyed look...
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A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause

Shawn Wen · Sarabande Books
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

An Indie Next Pick for July 2017 "A unique, poetic critical appreciation of Marcel Marceau... . A fascinating book... . Readers will marvel not only at Marceau, but at the book itself, which displays such command of the material and such perfect pitch. " --Kirkus Reviews, starred...
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Robin

Dave Itzkoff · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning...
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Morningstar: Growing Up With Books

ANN HOOD · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 186
Format: Hardcover

A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author.In her admired works of fiction, including the recent The Book That Matters Most, Ann Hood explores the transformative power of literature. Now, with warmth and honesty, Hood reveals the personal story...
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Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod

Ray E Boomhower · Indiana University Press
Pages: 242
Format: Paperback

In the fall of 1943, armed with only his notebooks and pencils, Time and Life correspondent Robert L. Sherrod leapt from the safety of a landing craft and waded through neck-deep water and a hail of bullets to reach the shores of the Tarawa Atoll with the US Marine Corps. Living shoulder...
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Born Trump: Inside America's First Family

EMILY JANE FOX · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

As a writer at Vanity Fair covering the Trump family, Emily Jane Fox has spent the last year doing a deep dive into the lives of the President's children. She's developed a personal relationship with Ivanka and has cultivated sources close to Eric, Donald Jr., and Tiffany. She has scoured...
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Mommy's Little Soldier: A troubled child. An absent mom. A shocking secret.

Casey Watson · Harper Element
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Casey's Unit is, as ever, full of troubled, disaffected pupils, and new arrival Leo is something of a conundrum.Thirteen year old Leo isn't a bad lad - in fact, he's generally polite and helpful, but he's in danger of permanent exclusion for repeatedly absconding and unauthorised...
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