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Scrappy Little Nobody

Anna Kendrick · Touchstone
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An "honest, effortlessly funny, and alternatively relatable" (Harper's Bazaar) collection of autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, and Trolls,...
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Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style

Benjamin Dreyer · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A witty, informative guide to writing from Random House's longtime copy chief and one of Twitter's leading language gurus - in the tradition of The Elements of Style

"Utterly delightful . . . will stand among the classics on how to use the English language properly."...
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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics

Jim Shepard · Tin House Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The first book of nonfiction from one of our great fiction writers.

A Publishers Weekly Best Essay Collection of Fall

Given that most Americans proudly consider themselves non-political, where do our notions of collective responsibility come from? Which self-deceptions,...

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Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life Secrets Nobody Bothered to Tell You

ANDY BOYLE · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A smart, funny, and essential survival guide that you didn't know you needed. But you do.

As any current or former 20-something knows, adult life can get a bit weird because no one tells you what to expect. Many of us spend a decade or more figuring out how the world works, hoping...
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And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove

Henry Alford · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Equal parts memoir and cultural history, from acclaimed comic stylist and professional hobbyist Henry Alford comes a hilarious journey through the world of dance that will inform, entertain and leave readers tapping their toes.

When Henry Alford wrote about his experience with a Zumba...
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Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food

Trey Radel · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How the Washington sausage really gets made: a brutally honest, outrageous memoir by former GOP congressman Trey Radel.

"DEMOCRAZY is the most puckish political memoir in recent memory ... enough to make you wish he were still in the House's GOP caucus under the Trump administration."...
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Naturally Tan: A Memoir

Tan France · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the stars of Netflix's overnight sensation Queer Eye, Tan France's memoir Naturally Tan has his signature wit, style, and tells the origin story of the one of the few openly gay, South Asian men on television.

In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir,...

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Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction

Chuck Klosterman · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Microdoses of the straight dope, stories so true they had to be wrapped in fiction for our own protection, from the best-selling author of But What if We're Wrong?A man flying first class discovers a puma in the lavatory. A new coach of a small-town Oklahoma high school football team...
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Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine

Joe Hagan · Knopf
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

The first and only biography of Jann Wenner, the iconic founder of Rolling Stone magazine, and a romp through the hothouses of rock and roll, politics, media, and Hollywood, from the Summer of Love to the Internet age.

Lennon. Dylan. Jagger. Belushi. Leibovitz. The story of Jann...
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A Beginner's Guide to Writing Minecraft Plugins in JavaScript

Walter Higgins · Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

The book is for anyone who wants to learn how to modify Minecraft--no previous programming experience required! The book uses JavaScript, a popular programming language for creating websites and scripting. Aimed at kids who already play Minecraft, this guide will teach coding through a series...
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George lucas : a life

Brian Jay Jones · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

The essential biography of the influential and beloved filmmaker George Lucas

On May 25, 1977, a problem-plagued, budget-straining independent science-fiction film opened in a mere thirty-two American movie theaters. Conceived, written, and directed by a little-known filmmaker named...
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The Gaijin Cookbook: Japanese Recipes from a Chef, Father, Eater, and Lifelong Outsider

Ivan Orkin · Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times "Best Cookbooks of Fall 2019"
Bon Appetit's "Fall Cookbooks We've Been Waiting All Summer For"
Epicurious' "Fall 2019 Cookbooks We Can't Wait to Cook From"
Amazon's Picks for "Best Fall Cookbooks 2019"

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True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness: A Feminist Coming of Age

CHRISTINE LAHTI · Harper Wave
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A fiercely intelligent, hilarious, and deeply feminist collection of interrelated personal stories from Academy, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actress and director Christine Lahti.

For decades, actress and director Christine Lahti has captivated the hearts and minds of her audience...

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But Did You Die?: Setting the Parenting Bar Low

Jen Mann · @throat_punch Books
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

But Did You Die? Is the fifth hilarious installment in the New York Times bestselling I Just Want to Pee Alone series. But Did You Die? is a collection of terrible (but also kind of good) parenting advice from some of the funniest moms and dads on the 'net. And that one super helpful...
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