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Figures in a Landscape: People and Places

Paul Theroux · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A delectable collection of Theroux's recent writing on great places, people, and prose In the spirit of his much-loved Sunrise with Seamonsters and Fresh Air Fiend, Paul Theroux's latest collection of essays leads the reader through a dazzling array of sights, characters, and experiences,...
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Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship

Isabel Vincent · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

"I loved every moment of this book . . . Everyone deserves their own Edward--and everyone deserves to read this book." - Susannah Cahalan, bestselling author of Brain on Fire When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave,...
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Fast N' Loud: Blood, Sweat and Beers

Richard Rawlings · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The breakout star of Discovery's hit automotive restoration show Fast N' Loud takes readers on an entertaining ride through his wild life and behind the scenes of his hit show in this memoir and automotive handbook, revving with outrageous details and jaw-dropping stories, and injected...
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Love and Madness: The Murder of Martha Ray, Mistress of the Fourth Earl of Sandwich

Martin Levy · Harper Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

On a spring evening in 1779, as she emerged from London's Covent Garden Theatre, a beautiful young woman was shot in the head at point-blank range by a man in a black suit. The brutal murder was even more shocking because of the victim's identity - she was Martha Ray, live-in mistress...
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Excavation: A Memoir

Wendy C. Ortiz · Future Tense Books
Format: Print book

Wendy C. Ortiz was an only child and a bookish, insecure girl living with alcoholic parents in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her relationship with a charming and deeply flawed private school teacher fifteen years her senior appeared to give her the kind...
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We're Going to Need More Wine: Stories That are Funny, Complicated, and True

GABRIELLE UNION · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A book of essays as raw and honest as anyone has ever produced." - Lena Dunham, Lenny LetterIn the spirit of Amy Poehler's Yes Please, Lena Dunham's Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender,...
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Selected Letters of Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

This is the first comprehensive selection from the correspondence of the iconic and beloved Langston Hughes. It offers a life in letters that showcases his many struggles as well as his memorable achievements. Arranged by decade and linked by expert commentary, the volume guides us through...
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Life After Darkness: My Journey to Happiness

MICHELLE KNIGHT · Weinstein Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From an unruly childhood to a torturous eleven years of captivity, Michelle Knight's story of resilience and hope in Finding Me captivated readers. Now, in Life After Darkness, she tells the story of how she emerged into a new world and wrestled with her past in order to claim the life...
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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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Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard & Art & the '70s & the '80s

Brad Gooch · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The author of the acclaimed City Poet returns with a searing memoir of life in 1980s New York City—a colorful and atmospheric tale of wild bohemians, glamorous celebrity, and complicated passions—with cameo appearances by Madonna, Robert Mapplethorpe, William Burroughs, and a host of others...
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Fashion is freedom : a girl from Tehran and her rise to the runway

Tala Raassi · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The inspiring true story of how courage, a dream, and some needle and thread can change a life forever... Since she was young, Tala Raassi knew her fate lay in fashion. But growing up in her beloved homeland of Iran, a woman can be punished for exposing her hair in public, let alone wearing...
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Klandestine: How a Klan Lawyer and a Checkbook Journalist Helped James Earl Ray Cover Up His Crime

Pate McMichael · Chicago Review Press
Format: Hardcover

At 6:01 pm on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, while standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, Martin Luther King Jr. was killed by a single bullet fired from an elevated and concealed position. Unanswered questions surround the circumstances of his demise, and many still wonder whether justice...
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Spelling It Like It Is

Tori Spelling · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

THE REALITY BEHIND REALITY TV HOLLYWOODS FAVORITE MOM-STAR TELLS IT LIKE IT IS Tori Spelling is the first to admit that the reality behind her popular television show, Tori Dean, isnt always real. Not even Star magazine could invent the true chaos that happens behind the scenes. Luckily,...
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