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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great...
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Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship

KAYLEEN SCHAEFER · Dutton
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A personal and sociological examination--and ultimately a celebration--of the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society"Text me when you get home." After joyful nights out together, female friends say this to one another as a way of cementing their love....
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Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith

Cookie Johnson · Howard Books
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

In her new memoir, Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson, shares details of her marriage, motherhood, faith, and how an HIV diagnosis twenty-five years ago changed the course of their lives forever.On November 7, 1991, basketball icon Earvin "Magic"...
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How to Catch a Russian Spy: The True Story of an American Civilian Turned Double Agent

Naveed Jamali · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of a young American amateur who helped the FBI bust a Russian spy in New York—sold in ten countries and in a major deal to 20th Century Fox.For three nerve-wracking years, Naveed Jamali spied on America for the Russians, trading thumb drives of sensitive technical...
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Trump and Me

Mark Singer · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Ever since Donald Trump entered the presidential race - in a press conference attended by paid actors, in which he slandered Mexican immigrants - he has dominated headlines, becoming the unrestrained id at the center of one of the most bizarre and alarming elections in American history.It...
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Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Life's Darkest Hours

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"[S]tirring...a bold, inspiring and ultimately hopeful book." --Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post and author of the New York Times bestseller ThriveKaitlin Roig-Debellis is the first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School who saved...
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Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation!

Bethany Mota · Gallery Books
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

From tips on life, love, and everything in between; to original DIYs, recipes, and style hacks; to the incredible story of a girl next door turned Internet sensation, Make Your Mind Up is the ultimate guide to rocking your look and ruling your world - from inspirational YouTuber, designer,...
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Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

Randy Roberts · Basic Books
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

In 1962, boxing writers and fans considered Cassius Clay an obnoxious self-promoter, and few believed that he would become the heavyweight champion of the world. But Malcolm X, the most famous minister in the Nation of Islam - a sect many white Americans deemed a hate cult - saw the potential...
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The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History

David Enrich · Custom House
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

The Wall Street Journal's award-winning business reporter unveils the bizarre and sinister story of how a math genius named Tom Hayes, a handful of outrageous confederates, and a deeply corrupt banking system ignited one of the greatest financial scandals in history.In 2006, an oddball...
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Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival

KELLY SUNDBERG · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"It is a hell of a thing to write about brutality and suffering with strength, grace, generosity and beauty. That's precisely what Kelly Sundberg has done in her gripping memoir about marriage and domestic violence. Sundberg's honesty is astonishing, how she laid so much of herself...
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Autobiography of a Face

Lucy Grealy · Mariner Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A New York Times Notable Book "This is a young woman's first book, the story of her own life, and both book and life are unforgettable." - New York Times "Engaging and engrossing, a story of grace as well as cruelty, and a demonstration of [Grealy's] own wit and style...
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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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Alligator Candy: A Memoir

David Kushner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

From award-winning journalist David Kushner, a regular contributor to "Rolling Stone, " "The New Yorker, " "Vanity Fair, " and other premier magazines, "Alligator Candy "is a reported memoir about family, survival, and the unwavering power of love....
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Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell

DAVID YAFFE · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An intimate new biography of Joni Mitchell, one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth centuryJoni Mitchell is a cultural touchstone for generations of Americans. In her heyday she released ten experimental, challenging, and revealing albums; her lyrics captivated people with the beauty...
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Look Alive Out There: Essays

Sloane Crosley · MCD
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Sloane Crosley does the impossible. She stays consistently funny and delivers a book that is alive and jumping." -- Steve Martin From the New York Times-bestselling author Sloane Crosley comes Look Alive Out There -- a brand-new collection of essays filled with her trademark...
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