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Last Girl Before Freeway: The Life, Loves, Losses, and Liberation of Joan Rivers

Leslie Bennetts · Little
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

The definitive book about Joan Rivers' tumultuous, victorious, tragic, hilarious, and fascinating life.Joan Rivers was more than a legendary comedian; she was an icon and a role model to millions, a fearless pioneer who left a legacy of expanded opportunity when she died in 2014. Her life...
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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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Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films

Molly Haskell · Yale University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

A film-centric portrait of the extraordinarily gifted movie director whose decades-long influence on American popular culture is unprecedented "Everything about me is in my films," Steven Spielberg has said. Taking this as a key to understanding the hugely successful moviemaker,...
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Always a Bridesmaid

Jen Glantz · Atria Books
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Sloane Crosley, Mindy Kaling, and Katie Heaney, a hilarious and insightful memoir about one New York City Millennial's journey to find herself, her dream career, and true love, all while juggling a truly unique job as the world's only professional bridesmaid.After moving...
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NBA 2K17 Standard Edition - PlayStation 4

· Take 2 Interactive
Format: Video Game

Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16, the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video game with NBA 2K17. As the franchise that "all sports video games should aspire to be" (GamesRadar), NBA 2K17 will take the game to new heights...
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Sinatra 100

Charles Pignone · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From his family's vast archives -- a revelatory new pictorial life of the greatest entertainer of the twentieth century On the centennial of his birth, Sinatra 100 -- with the participation of his three children -- is an intimate and dramatic visual portrait of Frank Sinatra, revealing...
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Undeniably Indiana: Hoosiers Tell the Story of Their Wacky and Wonderful State

Indiana University. Press · Quarry Books
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

In this first crowdsourced book about Indiana, ordinary Hoosiers from all corners of the state share the eclectic, wonderful, and sometimes wacky stories that are undeniably Indiana. These true tales highlight the variety of Hoosier life -- fond recollections of hometowns, legendary anecdotes...
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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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Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night

Jason Zinoman · Harper
Pages: 345
Format: Hardcover

New York Times comedy critic Jason Zinoman delivers the definitive story of the life and artistic legacy of David Letterman, the greatest television talk show host of all time and the signature comedic voice of a generation.In a career spanning more than thirty years, David Letterman redefined...
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Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

Mike Love · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 436
Format: Print book

The New York Times BestsellerMike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations." As a founding...
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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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Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions

LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Forgive him, Father, for Stephen Colbert has sinned. He knew it was wrong at the time. But he went ahead and did it anyway. Now he's begging for forgiveness. Based on his popular segment from The Late Show, Stephen Colbert and his team of writers now reveal his most shameful secrets to millions...
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The Eternal Party: Understanding My Dad, Larry Hagman, the TV Star America Loved to Hate

Kristina Hagman · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

When you have a very famous father, like mine, everyone thinks they know him. My dad, Larry Hagman, portrayed the storied, ruthless oilman J.R. on the TV series Dallas. He was the man everyone loved to hate, but he had a personal reputation for being a nice guy who fully subscribed to his motto:...
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When You Find Out the World Is Against You: And Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments

Kelly Oxford · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The author of the New York Times bestseller Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar returns with a deeper and even funnier new collection of essays about the pleasures and perils of living in Kelly Oxford's head. Kelly Oxford likes to blow up the internet. Whether it is with the kind of Tweets...
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Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith

Si Robertson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

America's favorite uncle and bestselling author of Si-cology 1, Duck Dynasty's Si Robertson, opens up about how his faith has brought him peace and serenity throughout his many not-so-peaceful adventures.Si Robertson has gone from chief duck call maker to beloved star of A&E's...
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