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Once a crooked man

David McCallum · Minotaur Books
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

A deliciously quirky crime novel from David McCallum, the beloved actor known for his portrayal of Illya Kuryakin on The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and Dr. Donald "Ducky" Mallard on NCIS. Crime pays. And pays well.Sal, Max and Enzo Bruschetti have proved this over a lifetime of nefarious...
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Spooked: How the CIA Manipulates the Media and Hoodwinks Hollywood

Nicholas Schou · Hot Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The American people depend on a free press to keep a close and impartial watch on the national security operations that are carried out in our name. But in many cases, this trust is sadly misplaced, as leading journalists are seduced and manipulated by the secretive agencies they cover.While...
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My Broken Pieces: Mending the Wounds From Sexual Abuse Through Faith, Family and Love

Rosie Rivera · New American Library, 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The sister of "La Diva de la Banda" - legendary Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera - opens up for the first time about Jenni's untimely death and her own triumph over abuse and addiction.Growing up as the youngest Rivera, Rosie was surrounded by unconditional love, support,...
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Sprinkle Glitter on My Grave: Observations, Rants, and Other Uplifting Thoughts About Life

Jill Kargman · Ballantine
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The star of Bravo's breakout scripted comedy Odd Mom Out shares her razor-sharp wit and backhanded wisdom in a deeply observed and outrageously funny collection of musings, lists, essays, and outrages. From her unique lingo (things don't simply frighten her, they "M. Night Shyamalan...
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Age of bowie

Paul Morley · Gallery Books
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

Author and industry insider Paul Morley explores the musical and cultural legacies left behind by "The Man Who Fell to Earth."Respected arts commentator and author Paul Morley, an artistic advisor to the curators of the highly successful retrospective exhibition David Bowie is for the Victoria...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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I'll Be Damned: How My Young and Restless Life Led Me To America's #1 Daytime Drama

Eric Braeden · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this startling candid and poignant memoir, the legendary Emmy Award-winning star of The Young and The Restless, America's #1 soap opera, chronicles his amazing life, from his birth in World War II Germany to his arrival in America to his rise to humanitarian and daytime superstar for the past...
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Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man

William Shatner · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know that their next roles, in a new science fiction television series, would shape their lives in ways no one could have anticipated. In seventy-nine television episodes...
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A Life in Parts

Bryan Cranston · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

A poignant, intimate, funny, inspiring memoir - both a coming-of-age story and a meditation on creativity, devotion, and craft - from Bryan Cranston, beloved and acclaimed star of one of history's most successful TV shows, Breaking Bad.Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when...
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How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016

P. J. O'Rourke · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

This election cycle was so absurd that celebrated political satirist, journalist, and die-hard Republican P. J. O'Rourke endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. As P.J. put it, "America is experiencing the most severe outbreak of mass psychosis since the Salem witch trials of 1692....
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The Golden House

Salman Rushdie · Random House Publishing Group
Format: NOOK Book(eBook)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A modern American epic set against the panorama of contemporary politics and culture - a hurtling, page-turning mystery that is equal parts The Great Gatsby and The Bonfire of the Vanities On the day of Barack Obama's inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from...
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Calypso

David Sedaris · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast,...
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I'm Just a Person

Tig Notaro · Ecco
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother...
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Cheech Is Not My Real Name: ...But Don't Call Me Chong

Cheech Marin · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from a counterculture legend.
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The Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing

Gavin Edwards · Random House
Pages: 354
Format: Print book

"Reading The Tao of Bill Murray is like spending time with Bill, but probably safer." - Danny Rubin, screenwriter of Groundhog DayThis collection of the most epic, hilarious, and strange Bill Murray stories, many of which have never before been reported, spotlights the star's...
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