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This Is the Noise That Keeps Me Awake

GARBAGE. · Akashic Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Garbage are known around the world for songs that mix pop sweetness with the dour thunder of industrial music and the rhythm punch of hip-hop. Now, for the first time, the four band members tell the story of that music in their own words. Packed with rare photos and personal snapshots,...
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Useless Magic: Lyrics and Poetry

Florence Welch · Crown Archetype
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Lyrics and never-before-seen poetry and sketches from the iconic vocalist of Florence and the MachineSongs can be incredibly prophetic, like subconscious warnings or messages to myself, but I often don't know what I'm trying to say till years later. Or a prediction comes true and I couldn't...
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Harry: A Biography of a Prince

ANGELA LEVIN · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening, monumental biography of Prince Harry by aveteran journalist on royal affairs whoaccompaniedthe prince on his royal duties for a year andwas granted privileged access to his home in Kensington Palace. Once a reckless rebel and now a respected role model, Prince Harry is one of the world's...
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Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon

Gordon Castelnero · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

As Earl Scruggs picked his banjo with machine gun precision at his 1945 debut at the Ryman Auditorium, he set in motion a successful career and enduring legacy that would eclipse anything the humble farm boy from North Carolina could have imagined. Scruggs's revolutionary three-finger...
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Defiance: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Anne Barnard

STEPHEN TAYLOR · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant and unconventional figure, Anne Barnard lived a life that might have been the outline of a novel by her contemporary, Jane Austen, or by Edith Wharton.She was born in Scotland in 1772, lived at the heart of Georgian society, and yet defined herself by defiance of convention....
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Verdi: The Man Revealed

JOHN SUCHET · Pegasus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Giuseppe Verdi remains Italy's greatest operatic composer and a man of apparent contradictions -- vividly brought to life through a nuanced examination of his life and monumental music.Giuseppe Verdi remains the greatest operatic composer that Italy, the home of opera, has ever produced....
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So Happiness to Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietnam

Karin Esterhammer · Prospect Park Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

After job losses and the housing crash, the author and her family leave L.A. to start over in a most unlikely place: a nine-foot-wide back-alley house in one of Ho Chi Minh City's poorest districts, where neighbors unabashedly stare into windows, generously share their barbecued rat, keep...
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Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands

Roger D Hodge · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas?...
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The Story You Need to Tell: Writing to Heal from Trauma, Illness, or Loss

Sandra Marinella · New World Library
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

A practical and inspiring guide to transformational personal storytelling, The Story You Need to Tell is the product of Sandra Marinella's pioneering work with veterans and cancer patients, her years of teaching writing, and her research into its profound healing properties. Riveting true...
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Beyond the Plate: Top Food Blogs from Around the World

Adam Sachs · Prestel
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Bringing together 30 of the best food blogs from around the world, this fun, colorful cookbook is filled with delicious recipes and the stories behind the blogs. Foodies, home cooks, and amateur chefs are increasingly turning to the Internet for recipes, food trends, and other culinary...
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Long Way Back

Charley Boorman · Aa Publishing
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

This biography details motorcycle adventurer Charley Boorman's recovery from a major road traffic accident in 2016. On February 16 2016, motorcycle adventurer Charley Boorman suffered a major road traffic accident in Portugal. Having spent the better part of his life on some form of motorbike,...
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The Epic City: The World on the Streets of Calcutta

Kushanava Choudhury · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A masterful, entirely fresh portrait of great hopes and dashed dreams in a mythical city from a new literary voice.Everything that could possibly be wrong with a city was wrong with Calcutta.When Kushanava Choudhury arrived in New Jersey at the age of twelve, he had already migrated halfway...
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Perseverance: The Seven Skills You Need to Survive, Thrive, and Accomplish More Than You Ever Imagined

TIM HAGUE · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring story of beating the odds and learning to overcome--no matter what life hands you.After starting a family and flourishing in his career, Tim Hague was struck by misfortune. The irritating tremor in his foot turned out to be early onset Parkinson's disease. He was only 46 years...
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Call Me American: A Memoir

Abdi Nor Iftin · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card.Abdi Nor Iftin first fell in love with America from afar. As a child, he learned English by listening to American pop artists like...
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